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Why do internally displaced people get overlooked?

Dr Ruth Naylor, Senior international consultant with Education Development Trust, laments the lack of data on Internally Displaced People (IDPs). Fresh from UKFIET’s Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference on 3rd October 2018, she considers the symbiotic relationship this has with policy and the public perceptions of refugees and IDPs.   I felt extremely […]

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Gender and Inclusion in Education in Emergencies. Tension and confrontation: just as we hoped

Sharon Tao, Senior Education and Gender Adviser at Cambridge Education, reflects on the success of UKFIET’s recent Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference, in particular the thematic strand of Gender and Inclusion. Even if nobody stuck to the script… When we got together to organise the UKFIET Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference […]

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Schools in Kabkabiya 
11 December 2012. Kabkabiya: Students taking classes in one of the old rooms in poor conditions of the Al Salam Basic School for Girls in Kabkabiya, North Darfur. The UNAMID Rwandan Battalion 31 built 2 new classes for the center as a Quick Impact Project in 2011.

This school has over 2,000 students (mostly residents in camps for Internally Displaced Persons). Many students don't have proper conditions to take classes yet and more concrete buildings are needed. Most of the classes are currently attended by over 100 students each and there is no chairs and tables for everyone.

Photo by Albert González Farran, UNAMID.

Resources from Recent Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference

Colleagues from across the UKFIET network recently organised an event in collaboration with Cambridge Education, held in their offices in Cambridge, on 3rd October 2018. This one-day conference focused on Education for Children Affected by Emergencies and aimed to showcase UK knowledge and expertise in this area, promote dialogue and build partnerships for the generation […]

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Schools in Kabkabiya 
11 December 2012. Kabkabiya: Students taking classes in one of the old rooms in poor conditions of the Al Salam Basic School for Girls in Kabkabiya, North Darfur. The UNAMID Rwandan Battalion 31 built 2 new classes for the center as a Quick Impact Project in 2011.

This school has over 2,000 students (mostly residents in camps for Internally Displaced Persons). Many students don't have proper conditions to take classes yet and more concrete buildings are needed. Most of the classes are currently attended by over 100 students each and there is no chairs and tables for everyone.

Photo by Albert González Farran, UNAMID.

Registration Open – Day conference on Education for Children affected by Emergencies

UKFIET day conference on Education for Children affected by Emergencies. 3rd October 2018, 9:00-17:00 Venue: Cambridge Education, Cambridge There has been an increasing awareness of the need to invest in education in emergencies, with humanitarian agencies acknowledging the need for longer-term solutions, and development actors increasing their focus on conflict-affected countries.  This one-day conference aims […]

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