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 […]

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. […]

Education and Resilience: Nine priority paths for making schools safer and societies more cohesive

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 […]

(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 […]

Back to Basics: A Q&A Guide to Key Concepts in Education for Peacebuilding
August 21, 2014
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Let’s Get Started! When we discuss topics revolving around education for peacebuilding, there are a certain set of key concepts that shape the conversation. This Q&A guide is meant to familiarize you with these terms, as well as clarify the terminology and common questions about the concepts. Resilience Q: What does resilience have to do […]

Assessing Resilience: Why Quantification Misses the Point
August 19, 2014

In recent years, ‘resilience’ has been used to encompass a vast range of issues, from sustainable development and food security, to adaptation to climate change and the need to give greater priority to addressing vulnerability. This wide appeal has within it the seeds of confusion – how to combine such varied interests, and how to […]

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

What Matters Most for Students in Contexts of Adversity: A Framework Paper

Summary This paper presents the conceptual background and operational tools of the World Bank’s Education Resilience Approaches (ERA) Program. It begins by grounding the program in its theoretical evidence base before discussing the guiding principles and tools that operationalize this. This paper presents the tools developed under the ERA Program and several key principles that […]

Making Sense of Resilience in Peacebuilding Contexts: Approaches, Applications, Implications
June 12, 2014

Summary Based on a speech delivered at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform on “Operationalising resilience in peacebuilding contexts: approaches, lessons, action points,” this paper aims at providing a basis to better understand the idea of resilience in peacebuilding. This paper specifically focuses on four key issues: (1) resilience as a multi-disciplinary academic concept; (2) the relationship […]