Child-Friendly Schooling for Peacebuilding

This study critically examines child-friendly school theory and practice from a peacebuilding perspective. It begins by exploring the child rights substructure of child-friendly education before going on to examine the key principles and primary features of the child-friendly school – childcentredness, inclusiveness, democratic participation and protection – and what they mean in terms of child-friendly […]

Learning From the Young People Leading Education Initiatives in Conflict & Crisis Situations
May 31, 2016

Join the Washington Network on Children in Armed Conflict (WNCAC) on June 16th at 9:00am EST as we hear from the young people leading education initiatives to build peace and resilience within their communities in Nigeria, India, Colombia, Morocco and Syria. An interactive discussion will follow the presentation. In conflict, the world typically looks at […]

Curriculum, Life Skills and Peacebuilding Education – Promoting Equity and Peacebuilding in South Sudan: Results & Lessons Learned

The challenges facing South Sudan have become acute since the outbreak of civil war in mid-December 2013, which has compounded existing patterns of pressures for violence in the country. The study will look at the challenges to peacebuilding through education, and how in this context resilient communities can be forged through PBEA pilot interventions. When […]

Reducing Fragility and Supporting Peacebuilding Through Youth Facilitation of the National Education Curriculum Framework in Somalia: Achievements, Challenges, and Lessons Learned
RFSP - April 4th

As part of a global pilot programme attempting peacebuilding through education services, UNICEF ESARO has generated evidence between the linkages of education and peacebuilding in fragile and conflict affected settings. This case study provides an overview of the Peace Building, Education and Advocacy (PBEA) youth interventions in Somalia, focusing on youth participation in facilitating community […]

Early Childhood Education and Peacebuilding in Areas of ongoing Conflict and in Refugee Settlements in Western Uganda

The PBEA in Uganda programme is based on an overarching theory of change of how desired peacebuilding and other programming outcomes can be achieved, whether in postconflict settings, areas of ongoing conflict, or in the emergency context of a refugee settlement. The Uganda Country Office (UCO) PBEA Outcome 4, which aims to increase the number […]

Early Childhood Education and Peacebuilding in Postconflict Northern and Eastern Uganda
ECE, PB NE Uganda

This case study examines the role being played by Early Childhood Development (ECD), or pre-primary education, in building peaceful and resilient communities in the post-conflict contexts of Northern and Northeastern Uganda. With UNICEF support, ECD has been a key element of Government of Uganda (GoU) education policy since 2007, recognized in the Education Act of 2008, and its implementation and development has rapidly spread throughout […]

Seminar Invitation: Researching the Role of Education in Peacebuilding
March 2, 2016
Researching the Role of Education in Peacebuilding

Between July 2014 and June 2016 the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding, a partnership between UNICEF and the University of Amsterdam, the University of Sussex, Ulster University and in country partners, is conducting a program of research with the intention of addressing one of the UNICEF Learning for Peace Program key initiatives, ‘contributing to […]

Social and Emotional Learning in Education for Peacebuilding?

During DME for Peace’s latest Thursday Talk, Rebecca Herrington presented the newly released guide on “Emerging Practices in Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation of Education for Peacebuilding Programming”. After her presentation on the guide’s content and uses she mentioned the educational process called social and emotional learning, or ESL, and its untapped potential in education for […]

Emerging Practices in Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation of Education for Peacebuilding Programming Guide
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This practical Guide contributes to learning and growth of education for peacebuilding by focusing on key elements of program design, monitoring, and evaluation (DM&E) for education interventions with peacebuilding aims in fragile and conflict-affected environments. Presenting critical information, practical tips, resources and tools for all stages in program cycles, and emerging practices and lessons learned […]

Child-Friendly Feedback and Complaint Mechanisms
Child-Friendly Feedback Report Cover

This report presents the findings of a inter-agency survey on the feedback and complaint mechanisms five international NGOs have in place for their children and youth programs. The five agencies include: Educo, Plan International, Save the Children UK, War Child UK and World Vision. The survey looked into the accessibility to the mechanisms as well as general […]