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Refugee Education Weekly Highlights – May 22, 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

A Bridge to Formal Schooling – An initiative to unite teachers and parents to promote the integration of refugee children into formal education systems in Uganda



Mission 2: Vocational Training

Ecole des Metiers – A new initiative from CADC to establish entrepreneurial and vocational training centers for refugees in the East Region of Cameroon.



Mission 3: Informal Knowledge Exchange

MOOC Learning Center in Kakuma – A plan to use online courses to teach interpersonal and inter-cultural conflict management workshops in the Kakuma Refugee camp.



Mission 4: Overcoming Trauma

When Words are Just Not Enough – A community project that will use art to heal and rehabilitate Afghan refugee children living in Karachi, Pakistan.



Mission 5: Transforming School Environments

LettuceBee Bridge – A plan to build a sustainable community learning space to help address the emotional and educational needs of Afghan refugee children in Pakistan.


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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