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Refugee Education Weekly Highlights – April 17, 2015

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Over the course of the Refugee Education Challenge, we'll be featuring highlights of contributions from each of our themed mission areas. Let's take a look at the education initiatives and innovations that have been inspiring our global community this week!


Mission 1: Teaching Approaches

Three Surprisingly Simple Techniques – Teachers working in International Rescue Committee (IRC) schools are using creative, low-cost approaches to reach refugee students.


Mission 2:  Learning Spaces

The Bamboo School – In addition to providing free private education, the Bamboo School is also a community service hub with micro-funding for families and vocational training for rural teachers.


Mission 3: Adult Education

Empowering Urban Refugees – The YARID program in Uganda empowers refugees to be self-reliant through literacy classes, life skills, and vocational training.


Mission 4: Skill Exchange

Resources as a Service – SharED will plan to bring the sharing economy to preschools in low income communities by enabling schools to exchange educational resources and knowledge.


Mission 5: Student Wellbeing

Adjusting to School in a Foreign Land – A Syrian family in Jordan shares their perspective of adapting to life as refugees in a new country.



Mission 6: What's Missing?

The Girl's Empowerment Project – Heshima Kenya provides a spectrum of care for one of the most overlooked populations: refugee girls and young women who have lost their caregivers.



Coming Next Week

Amplify Community Champions: Vestine Umubyeyi, Hassan Bashir, Fartun Abass and Daniel Christian.






As the Research phase draws to a close, we want to know: is there something about the context of refugee education that you still want to know more about? Next week we'll be featuring a Q&A, where the Amplify Team, our partners and our Community Champions in Kakuma will answer your questions and share insights. Send us your thoughtful prompts to hello@openideo.com with the subject heading "Research Phase Q&A."





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