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Education Cluster Coordination Core Skills Training

Categories: Capacity Building Events / Events / News / No CommentsPosted on: December 22, 2015

The Global Education Cluster is pleased to announce the next Education Cluster Coordination Core Skills Course. It is a blended course with preparatory self-study followed by face-to-face workshop. All content has been updated in line with all the new Guidance under the Transformative Agenda as well as that developed by UNICEF and the Education Cluster …

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NEW! Global Education Cluster newsletter – 25th issue

Categories: News / RRT News / Uncategorized / Watchlist Countries News / No CommentsPosted on: December 22, 2015

NA training_small We are pleased to share the 25th issue of the Global Education Cluster newsletter. Our newsletter is issued every month and is primarily produced by and for Education Cluster members and partners at global and country level. It provides updates on country clusters, RRT deployments, global events, and includes the latest resources related to education in …

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Vacancy Announcement: Global Education Cluster Coordinator (P5, UNICEF)

Categories: News / 3 CommentsPosted on: December 4, 2015

Global_Education_pantone-Small UNICEF is recruiting a global Education Cluster Coordinator. The purpose of the post is to co-coordinate the global Education Cluster, in collaboration with the Save the Children co-coordinator. Responsibilities include developing and supporting strategies and activities aimed at enhancing the approach, performance and efficiency in the co-leadership of the global Education Cluster and the wider …

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Vacancy: Education Cluster Attacks on Education Guidance Consultant

Categories: News / 1 CommentPosted on: September 17, 2015

In recent years, Education Clusters and Education in Emergencies (EiE) Working Groups have been increasingly engaged in monitoring attacks on education and military use of schools, as a basis for advocacy, prevention and response. Thus, the Global Education Cluster has identified the need to provide technical support and capacity building of EiE coordination staff in …

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Vacancy Announcement: Needs Assessment Specialist

Categories: News / Uncategorized / No CommentsPosted on: August 13, 2015

Needs Assessment Specialist to lead the revision of the Education Rapid Needs Assessment Toolkit (Global Education Cluster) The Global Education Cluster is seeking an experienced Needs Assessment specialist to lead the revision and expansion of the Education Clusters Rapid Joint Needs Assessment Guide (RJENA). The consultant with support from a Technical Working Group of Education …

NEW! GEC Newsletter – special issue on the Oslo Summit

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: July 28, 2015

Oslo SUmmit_6 July We are pleased to share the 21st issue of the global Education Cluster newsletter. Our newsletter is issued every month and is primarily produced by and for Education Cluster members and partners. This month’s newsletter provides an update on the outcomes of the Oslo Summit on Education for Development. In the rest of the newsletter, …

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World Day Against Child Labour

Categories: News / 1 CommentPosted on: June 12, 2015

World Day against Child Labour Providing quality education is a key step in tackling child labour. This is particularly true in humanitarian crises. The paper No to Child Labour, Yes to quality and safe education was written by CPWG Task Force on Child Labour with support from the cluster and ILO IPEC. Not only it draws attention to the importance …

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“The Brightest Hope” – essays on the importance of EiE

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 11, 2015

The_Brightest_Hope_essay_contest_cover_image_200_271 INEE recently concluded its essay contest, which was part of the celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the INEE Minimum Standards. The purpose of the INEE Essay Contest was to share knowledge, increase awareness of education in emergencies, and give voice to some of the worst disasters in recent years by highlighting the power of …

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2015 Iraq Humanitarian Response Plan

Categories: News / Watchlist Countries News / No CommentsPosted on: June 9, 2015

education-brief-212x300 The Humanitarian Response Plan for Iraq was launched in Brussels last Thursday. More than 3 million school-aged children and adolescents are unable to access quality education. This number is expected to rise to 3.6 million by the end of 2015. Displaced boys and girls desperately need access to education in a protective environment where life …

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Videos on education in CAR

Categories: News / Watchlist Countries News / No CommentsPosted on: June 6, 2015

CAR_Children of Peace Education is the way to peace: https://vimeo.com/128255435 The importance of education in conflict: Testimonial from Manita, Education Coordinator from Save the Children in CAR: https://vimeo.com/128253489 Jean-Claude, parent: https://vimeo.com/128253488 Angela, student, 12 years old: https://vimeo.com/128253486 Delphine, teacher: https://vimeo.com/128253487 Read more on EU Children of Peace project in CAR here.

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