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Operational Guidance Note: the use of schools, educational facilities and temporary learning centres as shelter

Ideally School buildings and education facilities should not be used as shelter by families who have been displaced due to conflict. Using school buildings as shelter denies displaced and host community children access to safe learning environments.However, in a case of mass displacement where no…

  • Coordination: Coordination, Inter-Sector Coordination
  • Emergency: Conflict, Displacement
  • HPC: Implementation & Monitoring, Strategic Planning
  • Technical Areas: Protection

Guide to Education in Emergencies Needs Assessments

The purpose of the Guide and Needs Assessment Packages to provide practical, relevant guidance and resources to education in emergencies (EiE) coordination staff conducting, coordinating and participating in secondary data reviews and joint, harmonized and/or multi-sector needs assessments.

  • Coordination: Needs Assessment, Inter-Sector Coordination
  • HPC: Needs Assessment & Analysis
  • Technical Areas: Accountability to Affected Populaiton, Localisation

Guide to Developing Education Cluster Strategies

The purpose of this Guide and accompanying Strategy Package is to provide practical, relevant guidance and resources to education in emergencies (EiE) coordination staff on how to develop and update an Education Cluster Strategy.

  • Coordination: Cluster Strategy, Inter-Sector Coordination
  • HPC: Strategic Planning
  • Technical Areas: Accountability to Affected Populaiton, Localisation

Strategy Alignment Matrix

An Alignment Matrix is a tool that will assist in ensuring cluster strategy aligns with and complements the approaches of other emergency and development plans. It will ensure continuity and relevance while helping to avoid duplication and confusion. As with the Strategy itself, the process of…

  • Coordination: Cluster Strategy, Inter-Sector Coordination
  • HPC: Strategic Planning

Inter-Sector Checklist

This checklist provides tips for inter-sectoral planning within the Education Cluster Strategy development process. It follows the same step-by-step structure as the Guide to Developing Education Cluster Strategies. For more detailed general guidance on each step, refer to the full Guide in the…

  • Coordination: Inter-Sector Coordination
  • HPC: Implementation & Monitoring, Strategic Planning

Inter-Sector Integration Tip Sheet

Clusters/Working Groups should have direct conversations with each of the different sector’Technical Advisors to ensure that activities are planned in an integrated fashion wherever possible. Identify activities that are complementary to each other, discuss them with the team at large during team…

  • Coordination: Coordination, Cluster Strategy, Inter-Sector Coordination
  • HPC: Implementation & Monitoring, Strategic Planning

Lessons Learned from Horn of Africa Drought Crisis

The purpose of this lessons learned exercise is to highlight the key elements of the Education Cluster coordination and response that worked well, which worked less well and why, and to articulate recommendations for improvement.

  • Coordination: Knowledge Mangement, Inter-Sector Coordination
  • Emergency: Drought, Displacement
  • HPC: Operational Peer Review and Evaluation
  • Technical Areas: Protection

Petit Guide des Evaluations Rapides Conjointes des Besoins en matière d’Education

Le Petit Guide est un outil de référence indépendant destiné à vous aider à planifier et à réaliser une évaluation rapide conjointe des besoins. Vous pouvez également vous en servir lorsque l’éducation est coordonnée par un groupe de travail de secteur.

  • Coordination: Needs Assessment, Inter-Sector Coordination
  • HPC: Needs Assessment & Analysis

Joint Education Needs Assessment Toolkit

This toolkit provides robust guidance for conducting joint needs assessments in the first weeks and months of an emergency. This toolkit is divided into four parts: I) guidance; II) modules; III) tools; and IV) annexes. This toolkit accompanies RJENA

  • Coordination: Needs Assessment, Inter-Sector Coordination
  • HPC: Needs Assessment & Analysis

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