Conference on Education for Children Affected by Emergencies – Resources

Photo by Albert González Farran, UNAMID.

Conference on Education for Children Affected by Emergencies
October 3rd 2018



Setting the scene

Theme 1: Political Economy

Theme 2: Gender and Inclusion

Theme 3: Forced Displacement



Summary videos

A donor’s perspective – with Emily Todd, Education Adviser, UK Department for International Development

An Academic’s perspective – with Dana Burde, University of York and Editor-in-Chief, Journal on Education in Emergencies

An academic’s perspective – with Professor Alan Smith, University of Ulster

Summary of Highlights

Full plenaries from live streaming

The morning panel session set the scene for delivering education in emergency contexts and panellists discussed policy and research priorities.

Chaired by Dr Tejendra Pherali, the speakers and their topics were:
– Emily Todd on Department for International Development (DFID) policy and programming
– Stijn De Lameillieure on EU policy and programming
– Mario Novelli (University of Sussex) on political economy
– Dana Burde (New York University) on gender and inclusion
– Benoit d’Ansembourg (UNHCR) on forced displacement

The afternoon panel session considered the key challenges and emerging issues for delivering education in emergency contexts from different actors’ perspectives.

Chaired by Ruth Naylor, the speakers were:
– John Shotton (Girls’ Education South Sudan programme) on the practitioner perspective
– Alan Smith (Ulster University) on the academic perspective
– Benoit d’Ansembourg (UNHCR) on the UN agencies’ perspective
– Emily Todd (DFID) and Stijn De Lameillieure (EU) on the donor perspective
– Charlotte Bergin (Save the Children) on the INGO perspective

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