Education Learning Network, Lebanon – LSESD

Context: Conflict-induced displacement, large numbers of refugee children out of school Objective: Develop a network for local church partners providing education to come together and receive training and peer support so that: out-of-school refugee children have access to improved quality non-formal education provided in their local community by church-based centres volunteers are equipped to keep children safe, … More Education Learning Network, Lebanon – LSESD

Burundi Education Project – FH

The Burundi Education Project was delivered as part of FH’s wider Returnee Reintegration Programme. Context: Post-conflict, refugee reintegration Objectives:  To expand education opportunities for returnee and host community school-going children through the construction of schools and support of educational activities To reduce the incidence of sexual and gender-based violence through creative community awareness and preventative education … More Burundi Education Project – FH

Capacity building for education

In emergency settings, schools may be damaged or unusable, and displacement may put pressure on host education systems meaning that capacity for all children to be in school is limited. In these situations, local partners may establish education programmes to try to bridge this gap, and where partners are not experienced education providers, capacity building … More Capacity building for education

Onwards and Upwards, Jordan

Kids’ clubs and caregiver psychosocial support groups Context: Displacement, urban refugees Objective: To promote the well-being of refugee children and their families by training and equipping local partners to provide accessible and age-appropriate education and recreational activities for refugee children and their caregivers. The project was initially set up to target children ages 3 to 7, but extended the project … More Onwards and Upwards, Jordan

Vocational training for young people

Effective vocational training can provide skills for both agricultural and nonagricultural livelihoods, and sustainable employment and self-employment opportunities. Many adolescent girls and boys have the ability, the desire, and the need to engage in economic activities, and in crises they are often forced by parents to contribute to the household income. In addition, after conflict … More Vocational training for young people

Vocational training for youth, Share an Opportunity (SAO) Uganda

Objective: To provide profitable employment for young people who have dropped out of school and lack life skills or a way of making a living.   The project: Young people are involved in a variety of technical and vocational education training: life skills training in entrepreneurship career guidance marketing basic functional adult literacy sessions Young people … More Vocational training for youth, Share an Opportunity (SAO) Uganda

Supporting early childhood development

Emergencies threaten the rapid development that should occur from conception to eight years. Early childhood care and development (ECCD) can help by meeting specific developmental needs to boost children’s resilience and help them return to normal life. When should we develop programmes supporting early childhood development? When existing support for young children has been disrupted by the … More Supporting early childhood development

Catch-up education

One way to assist children to return to school is through accelerated learning programmes, sometimes called ‘catch-up’ classes. Planned in partnership with education authorities and covering essential elements of the official curriculum, a programme attempts to rapidly cover education content spanning years of schooling missed. Most accelerated learning programmes (ALP) are ‘catch up’ initiatives to … More Catch-up education

Non-formal education: children’s clubs, life skills, psychosocial activities

Non-formal educational activities give out-of-school children and youth access to structured learning, reinforce their self-esteem and help them find ways to contribute to their communities. Non-formal education activities can also be used to provide additional support to children who are in school. The short length of school days in most early emergency situations makes it difficult … More Non-formal education: children’s clubs, life skills, psychosocial activities