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Hi,
Its an nice idea, is there a scope to get a valuable certificate that can be used for 10th,11th and 12th and in colleges ? How are you dealing with school pass certificate ? ultimately we need it for higher education. Is there a way to get a certificate by having a tie up with the educational board or with GED ? You can refer this idea for details and another point we need quality education so probably you can use the technology like skype to train the teachers and students, you can refer this idea https://openideo.com/challenge/refugee-education/ideas/nss-credit-based-education-using-technology and take a look of the links by logging into UNHCR educating girls, there are some valuable comments from UNHCR volunteers and innovation labs which may be useful for this idea in order to expand it to next level.

My suggestion is, if we can develop an international course, along with an internationally recognizable certificate, it will be gr8, probably if you/Unicef & Unhcr can work with educational institute for such an program it will be good. E-limu is an e-learning company that works in Kenya, according to their research it seems children have shown good results with e-learning, if we can combine all the org that develop e-learning course and if GED like org approves it, it makes a difference in these students life.

When you say about video based programs, now a days we need to ensure the security of the children as well, child abuse has increased, this has been a major problem for dropouts from school apart from poverty
probably you can add an additional program on this and cyber secure you can refer https://openideo.com/challenge/refugee-education/ideas/art-based-solution-to-address-issues-and-learn-new-skills and if you find anything useful use it.

Please give your suggestions on how to improve this idea https://openideo.com/challenge/refugee-education/ideas/social-fashion-to-raise-fund-and-give-training-to-other-youngsters-in-various-fields-which-helps-in-their-career for encouraging more children to attend the school.

All the best!

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Venkatesh

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Hi,
One of the major issues which some refugees faces is the dropout of the children esp girls. To keep this in control we need to impart few additional skills that will help them in communicating their problems, probably training them with arts such as street play as well helps them or just a show on who to approach and how to avoid abuse would help, as they try to enact the characters in their real life as well https://openideo.com/challenge/refugee-education/ideas/art-based-solution-to-address-issues-and-learn-new-skills and few other ideas which similar to the Van idea which is been posted here, you can go through the attached documents and take the important points, if possible log into the UNHCR innovation site and have a look at these ideas there are valuable comments from educational researcher and UNHCR volunteers i hope these will help in taking forward your ideas. https://openideo.com/challenge/refugee-education/ideas/nss-credit-based-education-using-technology idea to keep children in school by building rest rooms and giving food https://openideo.com/challenge/refugee-education/ideas/social-fashion-to-raise-fund-and-give-training-to-other-youngsters-in-various-fields-which-helps-in-their-career

All the best!
Thanks
Venkatesh

One of the way to retain children is by motivating them, probably by giving some ration card credit / monetary credit. Its a nice way to develop the agriculture as well, this is a similar idea which pays them stipend for attending school and again this idea needs partnership with UNICEF and UNHCR https://openideo.com/challenge/refugee-education/ideas/social-fashion-to-raise-fund-and-give-training-to-other-youngsters-in-various-fields-which-helps-in-their-career