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COVID_NORRAG Philanthropy

Disaster Philanthropy: Exploring the Power and Influence of the Private Sector and For-Profit Philanthropy in Pandemic Times

This NORRAG Debates: Philanthropy in Education is contributed by Lara Patil, Advisor at NORRAG. She argues that education practitioners and scholars must ensure that transparent, evidence-based decision-making and accountability is maintained by the private sector and for-profit philanthropy in the time of COVID-19 crisis. This will ensure that resources are used effectively and partnerships are […]

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Translators without Borders UKFIET presentation -FINAL.with logo

Where there is no data: what happens when humanitarian education programmes lack language data

This blog was written by Alice Castillejo, Program Advisor with Translators without Borders. Alice will be making a presentation entitled ‘Overcoming educational inequality in emergencies through language’ at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. Humanitarians don’t routinely collect and share data on what languages people speak. Translators without Borders (TWB) has found […]

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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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Education First, Education Cannot Wait

UN General Secretary’s Education First Initiative For the first time, a UN Secretary-General has made education a priority during their tenure. On 26 September, during the United Nations General Assembly, Secretary-General Ban wholesale nfl jerseys Ki-Moon launched Education First, his new five-year strategy to ensure education for all. This comprehensive plan includes the following three […]

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