RESPONDING TO COVID-19 IN UGANDA

With support from Education Cannot Wait, Save the Children is distributing home learning kits and extending educational opportunities through innovative radio programmes to provide refugee girls and boys – and host community children and youth – ongoing remote learning opportunities. Stories from the Field Special Contribution by Save the Children. View Original. As the COVID-19 … Continue reading “RESPONDING TO COVID-19 IN UGANDA”

UGANDA: EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT MAKES AN IMPACT ON GIRLS’ EDUCATION

Rosemary fled South Sudan two years ago when she was 19 because of the conflict engulfing her home country. She left most of her family behind to find safety and security in neighboring Uganda. Today, she is a student at the Itula Secondary School in Moyo, northern Uganda, on the border with South Sudan. When I met her earlier this year, she told me “Education will provide me with a brighter future.”

Statement by Rt Hon Gordon Brown on the Launch of the Education Response Plan for Refugees and Host Communities in Uganda

Statement by Rt Hon Gordon Brown, United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education & Chair of the ECW High-Level Steering Group (HLSG) Today marks an important milestone in the way that the international community, together with host governments, address the crisis situation of the 75 million children and youth in armed conflict, refugee camps, natural … Continue reading “Statement by Rt Hon Gordon Brown on the Launch of the Education Response Plan for Refugees and Host Communities in Uganda”

Education Cannot Wait for Refugee Children in Uganda

ECW and its partners conclude successful mission in Kampala to embark on a multi-year Response Plan on Education for Refugee and Host Communities The Government of Uganda, humanitarian and development actors came together around education for refugees and host-communities for the first time in Kampala last week. As a follow-up to the Uganda Solidarity Summit, … Continue reading “Education Cannot Wait for Refugee Children in Uganda”

EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT PLANS MULTI-YEAR RESPONSE IN UGANDA

A second field mission is ongoing in Uganda to meet with partners A joint mission led by Education Cannot Wait (ECW), including the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), Save The Children, the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)and UNHCR, is currently in Kampala meeting with government officials, the UN Resident Coordinator, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNESCO, … Continue reading “EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT PLANS MULTI-YEAR RESPONSE IN UGANDA”

EDUCATION IN AN AGE OF DISPLACEMENT

With the number of displaced people on course to double by mid-century, if not sooner, developing their potential is crucial. Extending hope and opportunity to young people at risk of being left behind is a powerful way to advance human rights, promote equality, and foster peace and stability. By Gordon Brown and Allan Goodman. Article re-posted … Continue reading “EDUCATION IN AN AGE OF DISPLACEMENT”

EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT NEW ANNUAL RESULTS REPORT HIGHLIGHTS MULTIPLYING EDUCATION CHALLENGES FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS LIVING IN EMERGENCIES AND CRISIS SETTINGS AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC 

Building on its innovative model that has already reached 4.6 million children & adolescents in the world’s worst humanitarian crises, Education Cannot Wait calls for urgent, bold investments in education in emergency programmes to avoid irreversible loss for entire generations. Arabic | French | Spanish 5 October 2021, Geneva/New York – On this World Teachers’ Day, … Continue reading “EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT NEW ANNUAL RESULTS REPORT HIGHLIGHTS MULTIPLYING EDUCATION CHALLENGES FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS LIVING IN EMERGENCIES AND CRISIS SETTINGS AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC “

EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT DEVELOPS GROUNDBREAKING CURRICULUM FOR CRISIS-AFFECTED ADOLESCENTS – DERIVED FROM VIKTOR FRANKL’S SEMINAL WORK ‘MAN’S SEARCH FOR MEANING’

This first of its kind curriculum acknowledges the immeasurable resilience of adolescents living in crisis settings, encouraging them to use their experience to become their potential. 29 June 2021, New York – Education Cannot Wait (ECW) – the United Nations global fund for education in emergencies – is developing a curriculum derived from the seminal … Continue reading “EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT DEVELOPS GROUNDBREAKING CURRICULUM FOR CRISIS-AFFECTED ADOLESCENTS – DERIVED FROM VIKTOR FRANKL’S SEMINAL WORK ‘MAN’S SEARCH FOR MEANING’”