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Refugee Education Challenge Highlights

Throughout the Refugee Education Challenge, we'll be featuring highlights 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

Informal Classes Teach Refugees - A traveling journalist shares her first-hand account of how UNICEF is working with teachers to create informal learning opportunities for young Syrian refugees.


Mission 2: Learning Spaces

Community Skills Sharing Platform – A community exchange program that's empowering refugees in Uganda to teach each other vocational skills and entrepreneurship.


Mission 3: Adult Education

Visual Guides – How might we prototype visual toolkits to help refugees navigate around their new environments and host communities?



Mission4: Skill Exchange

Learning is Easier when You're Nourished – Let's consider how healthy food and nourishment can help displaced children cope with stress and improve their learning potentials.


Mission5: Student Wellbeing

Solar Cinema Sahrawi – A solar powered mobile cinema is using image and storytelling to transform communal areas into spaces for learning for refugees in the Algeria.


Mission 6: What's Missing?

My Voice My School – Through live video feeds, this global conversation project is connecting teenage Palestine refugees with British schools to explore new ideas for quality education.