The Youth Agency, Peacebuilding and Education Literature Review
May 26, 2015

This post was originally published on May 20th, 2015 on the UNICEF Learning for Peace online community of practice. Click here for the original posting. This Literature Review, carried out by consortium researchers at the University of Amsterdam, aims to provide insights into youth agency and the dynamics of conflict and peace in conflict-affected contexts. In […]

Club Messengers for Peace
Ivory Coast

The decade long civil war in Côte d’Ivoire and the aggravated political crisis brought on by the 2010 Presidential Elections left deep divisions within the West African nation. These deep divisions led many youth to join rebel or militia movements in order to secure their livelihoods  and escape negative socioeconomic circumstances. Many of these movements were influenced […]

New proposed indicators to monitor the post-2015 education framework

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 […]

Education for Safety, Resilience and Social Cohesion Resource Library

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. […]

Reflecting on Conflict Sensitivity
April 13, 2015
INEE Reflection

Reflecting on Conflict Sensitivity: an introduction to the International Network for Education in Emergencies’ (INEE) Reflection Tool for Designing and Implementing Conflict Sensitive Education Programmes in Conflict-Affected and Fragile Contexts.  Education and conflict have a complex, deeply connected relationship. Conflict can disrupt educational systems, as has been the case in many contexts[1], and education itself can be […]

(RE-)Assessing Resilience: Back to Design
March 24, 2015

This week, Education for Peacebuilding M&E would like to introduce one of the resources available to the community; Assessing Resilience: Why Quantification Misses the Point by Simon Levine of the Overseas Development Institute. Resilience in Education for Peacebuilding may be defined as “the ability of children, communities and systems to anticipate, prevent, withstand, adapt to […]

Equity is a key theme during education conference in Washington: Reporting from the largest education research conference
March 23, 2015
CIES image

Disproportionate access to goods, funds, training, or attention can play a large part in driving conflict, which is why equity is so important to conflict-sensitive education, and by extension, to sustainable peace. This year’s annual conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) put a heavy emphasis on this theme and uncovered both surprising […]