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Refugee Education Weekly Highlights – May 8, 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 Tablet Driven Interactive Whiteboard – A plan to expand CyberSmart Africa's mobile learning platform to support teaching and learning in refugee camps.

Mission 2: Vocational Training

U-Spark Hub – A peer-to-peer platform that will use the power of media to empower social innovation and entrepreneurship amongst refugee youths in Kampala, Uganda.

Mission 3: Informal Knowledge Exchange

Community Mapping – A mapping program in Jordan that will train young refugees to discover, record, and share information about available resources in their settlement camps.

Mission 4: Overcoming Trauma

Bridging Cultures; Bridging Communities – An annual festival and fair in Uganda that will use the edutainment model to help refugees overcome language barriers.

Mission 5: Transforming School Environments

Solar Cinema Saharaui – A solar powered mobile cinema that will expand its community learning program to serve three remote refugee camps in Dahkla, Algeria.

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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Thank you for sharing this feedback. Thank you all!

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Glad to have you onboard in the Refugee Education Challenge Stella!