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Refugee Education Weekly Highlights – June 05, 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: Support Teaching & Learning

Quality Professional Development – An initiative to create contextualized training materials and mentoring support for teachers in the Kakuma Refugee Camp.

Mission 2: Vocational Training

Strong Again! – A vocational training program to empower young adults in the Kakuma Refugee Camp with literacy education, trade skills and reproductive health knowledge.

Mission 3: Informal Knowledge Exchange

Youth Empowerment Through Design – A collaboration between youths from the Eastlands of Nairobi and international artists to conduct creative workshops in the Kakuma Refugee Camp.

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Mission 4: Overcoming Trauma

The Heart of the Educational Matter – A plan to develop an integrated curriculum focused on communication skills and positive psychology training for Syrian refugee women in Lebanon.

Mission 5: Transforming School Environments

Stretch Your Mind – A mobile learning program that will bring educational supplies and skilled educators to mentor Syrian refugee youths living in the Informal Tented Settlements in Jordan.

We would love to see your ideas for education innovation. Join the challenge to improve education and expand learning opportunities for refugees around the world!

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