11 February 2016

Thematic Focus: Education, esp. re. Syrian Refugees


Consultation: Education in Emergencies and Protracted Crises: Towards a Strengthened Response, 19 January-12 February 2016 [info]
- Note: The deadline for participation was extended.

Summer school: Higher Education in Emergencies, Geneva, 20 June-1 July 2016 [info]
- Early bird and scholarship application deadline is 1 March 2016.

Competition: EduApp4Syria [info]
- Contest to "develop a smartphone application that can help Syrian children learn how to read and improve their psychosocial wellbeing." Submissions deadline is 1 April 2016.


A Breakthrough for Child Refugees? (Project Syndicate, Feb. 2016) [text]

"The Case of Three Karen Refugee Women and Their Children: Literacy Practices in a Family Literacy Context," Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, vol. 10, no. 1 (2016) [full-text via Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln]

Four Ways to Halt Syria’s Education Crisis (ODI, Feb. 2016) [text]

Funding Overview: Humanitarian Assistance to Education for the Syrian Emergency (Global Humanitarian Assistance, Feb. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Reaching the Unreached: An Assessment of the Alternative Education Programme for Refugee and Undocumented Children in Kampung Numbak, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (Unicef, Oct. 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

Strengthening the Role of Syrian Civil Society in the Context of Education and Livelihood Sectors (Humanitarian Forum, Dec. 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]
- Scroll to p. 12.

Student Solidarity across Borders: Students, Universities and Refugee Crises Past and Present (History & Policy, Oct. 2015) [text]
- See also related UCL news story.

Studying under Fire: Attacks on Schools, Military Use of Schools during the Armed Conflict in Eastern Ukraine (Human Rights Watch, Feb. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Thinking Big on Syrian Refugee Education (Education + Development Blog, Feb. 2016) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Education (22 Jan. 2016)

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