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How the Humanitarian Sector Should Engage Young People

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Education In Emergencies, News, Youth by H.D. Wright

How the Humanitarian Sector Should Engage Young PeopleDecember 2, 2022 | | Action Alert | H.D. Wright  Since the creation of the United Nations Special Envoy on Youth in 2013, aid professionals have asked themselves how to engage young people. In 2021, Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the United Nations global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises, took a …

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GCE-US hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition Meeting

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education, News, Youth by Pierina Anton Lopez

GCE-US Hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition MeetingApril 27, 2022 | | Action Alert | Pierina Anton Lopez  On April 26, 2022, the Global Campaign for Education-US hosted its April coalition meeting during the Global Action Week for Education. For a week every April, Global Campaign for Education chapters around the world, including GCE-US, mobilize around a …

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Youth Participation in Education: From the Lens of a Student

In Action Alert, Youth by Shreyan Acharya

Youth Participation in Education: From the Lens of a StudentApril 30, 2021 | | Youth | Shreyan AcharyaPhoto: Youth leaders in India, Credit: UNICEF/UN0276725/Das When I started my Master’s in development studies at the University of Sussex’s Institute for Development Studies (IDS), I concentrated on relating different development concepts to education. For me, education is truly a foundation for human …

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Step-up Efforts for Disability-Inclusive Education

In Action Alert, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education, Youth by Valentina Pomatto

Step-up Efforts for Disability-Inclusive EducationApril 22, 2021 | | News | Valentina Pomatto, Humanity & Inclusion (HI)Accessible Reading – Alt Text: Children with disabilities face obstacles in accessing and learning in schools. Obstacles exist both within and outside the education system.  Within the education system, obstacles include: inaccessible infrastructures, non-adapted materials, non-adapted curricula, lack of teachers’ preparation, and segregation of …

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To “Build Back Better” in Education, Focus on Building Inclusive Social Infrastructure

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Education In Emergencies, Inclusive Education, News, Youth by Meghan Hussey

To “Build Back Better” in Education, Focus on Building Inclusive Social InfrastructureApril 29, 2021 | | News | Meghan Hussey, Special Olympics InternationalIMAGE: Children at a school in Morocco participate in a program with Special Olympics, as part of the “Play Unified, Learn Unified” project, supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. School closures during COVID-19 have impacted the learning and …

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The Right to Education in Baltimore: Exploring Innovative Approaches

In Action Alert, Youth by Jennifer Rigg and Sarah French

The Right to Education in Baltimore: Exploring Innovative ApproachesJanuary 21, 2020 | | Action Alert | GCE-US   Proponents of the international right to education and the use of human rights instruments, such as the Abidjan Principles on the Right to Education, should be driven by people, for people. Furthering our understanding and use of these rights and instruments, requires bringing people …

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Great News: READ Act Passed!

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, News, Youth by Jennifer Rigg

Great News: READ Act Passed!September 12, 2017 | | Action Alert | GCE-US   Great news: The READ Act has become law! Thank you to everyone advocating for the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development (READ) Act! The bill has now passed and been signed into law. This is a huge step forward to ensure quality education for all.Please thank your Members …