Interview with Carina Omoeva: Does education inequality lead to violent conflict?
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Does education inequality lead to violent conflict? This is one of the big questions that Unicef’s Learning for Peace research and programming have sought to answer. Tomorrow Unicef and FHI360 are hosting a panel on the topic; we were able to chat with one of tomorrow’s panelist’s Carina Omoeva, PhD, Director, Education Policy and Data […]

Webinar! Measuring Peacebuilding Education and Advocacy with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
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The Education for Peacebuilding M&E Community on DME for Peace was pleased to host a discussion on, Measuring Peacebuilding Education and Advocacy, Strategic Level Results and Beyond on Tuesday October 27, 2015. With support from UNICEF Learning for Peace Program, The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) is conducting a series of knowledge, attitude, and perception (KAP) surveys to […]

New proposed indicators to monitor the post-2015 education framework
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This post was originally published on May 13th, 2015 by Albert Motivans, Head of Education Statistics, UNESCO Institute for Statistics and Manos Antoninis, Senior Policy Analyst, Education for All Global Monitoring Report (EFAGMR) on the EFAGMR: World Education Blog.  The post-2015 sustainable development agenda, including the education goal, has received praise for its ambitious and universal […]

Investment in Equity and Peacebuilding: South Africa Case Study
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Investment in Equity and Peacebuilding: South Africa Case Study by Family Health International 360 (FHI 360)’s Education Policy and Data Center (EPDC), carried out as part of UNICEF’s Peacebuilding and Education Advocacy (PBEA) program, examines the relationship of investments in educational equity and in social capital on social cohesion in South Africa. Much of South Africa’s modern history […]

Education for Safety, Resilience and Social Cohesion Resource Library
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Education for Safety, Resilience and Social Cohesion is a collaborative programme between the Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC) Programme and UNESCO’s International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) and International Bureau of Education (IBE). The programme aims to strengthen education systems such that they can better withstand and prevent shocks from disasters, insecurity or conflicts. […]

Education and Resilience: Nine priority paths for making schools safer and societies more cohesive
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Without resilience, schools – and societies – cannot bear the weight of climate change or conflict. UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Region’s Nine Priority Paths for Making Schools Safer and Societies More Cohesive illustrates how the education sector can better prepare tomorrow’s schools and communities to avoid adverse impact of crises and better cope with disasters […]

Exploring Developmental Evaluation in UNICEF’s PBEA Program
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On March 19, 2015 the Network for Peacebuilding Evaluation and the Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium were pleased to have hosted a Thursday Talk with Bosun Jang, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer of the UNICEF Peacebuilding, Education, and Advocacy (PBEA) Program, and Dr. Ann Doucette, director of the Midge Smith Center for Evaluation Effectiveness and research professor at Columbian College of Arts and Sciences at George Washington University, who discussed […]

Horizontal Inequality in Education and Violent Conflict – Literature Review
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EPDC Horizontal Inequality and Conflict Literature Review Final 20150218 This literature review is the first step in a comprehensive research project, funded by UNICEF and implemented by the FHI 360 Education Policy and Data Center (EPDC), to examine the relationship between inequality in education and the likelihood of violent intergroup conflict. The purpose of this document is to […]

Reflections on the Education for Peacebuilding: Capturing Results for the Post-2015 Landscape Event
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On July 7, Search for Common Ground hosted a brownbag on capturing results in the field of education for peacebuilding. Here were some key takeaways of the event:  Just like a double-edged sword, education can be a force for violence as well as peace. Efforts by international organizations and governments to tap into the peacebuilding […]

Key Peacebuilding Concepts and Terminology
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Summary This short guidance note attempts to clarify concepts and terminology used under the Peacebuilding Education Advocacy Programme (PBEA) and seeks to bring them into line with the concepts and terminology used globally in UNICEF. Source PBEA, UNICEF Click here to view guidance note