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”

‘WHEN I TEACH, I AM FREE’

In Uganda, a refugee teacher from South Sudan has returned to the classroom through an accelerated education programme implemented by the Norwegian Refugee Council with funding from Education Cannot Wait Stories from the Field Special Contribution by Rebecca Crombleholme, Norwegian Refugee Council Uganda (Original Story) He fled South Sudan with nothing, but as soon as … Continue reading “‘WHEN I TEACH, I AM FREE’”

GLOBAL LEADERS FOCUS ON EDUCATION IN EMERGENCIES & PROTRACTED CRISES AT ECW’S GLOBAL HIGH-LEVEL #UNGA75 EVENT: ‘THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IS HERE FOR THOSE LEFT FURTHEST BEHIND’

17 September 2020, New York – Education Cannot Wait (ECW) brought together an impressive, diverse line-up of world leaders, policymakers, youth, teachers, celebrities and global advocates to rally around the cause of education in emergencies and protracted crises during the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly under the inspiring theme “The Future of … Continue reading “GLOBAL LEADERS FOCUS ON EDUCATION IN EMERGENCIES & PROTRACTED CRISES AT ECW’S GLOBAL HIGH-LEVEL #UNGA75 EVENT: ‘THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IS HERE FOR THOSE LEFT FURTHEST BEHIND’”

EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT MOBILIZES AN ADDITIONAL US$23.6 MILLION TO INCREASE SUPPORT FOR VULNERABLE CHILDREN AND YOUTH – ALREADY AFFECTED BY ARMED CONFLICT, FORCED DISPLACEMENT AND PROTRACTED CRISES – NOW DOUBLY HIT BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC

World leaders today committed to expand education in emergency aid for children and youth impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic – girls and boys already suffering the brunt of armed conflict, forced displacement, climate-change induced disasters and protracted crises – with a focus on the most marginalized, including girls, refugees and children with disabilities.