Who is best placed to guarantee edu- Brief Points cation to children whose educational path has been disrupted by armed conflict and flight?
Displacement situations are mostly protracted, and yet refugee education is at present mainly planned with short-term time horizons. In this brief, we argue that a substantial shift is needed that enables long-term investment in educating children in protracted refugee situations. We present ‘lessons learned’ from the Dadaab refugee camps in Kenya, which were established in 1991 with the outbreak of the Somali Civil War and still host refugees to this day
The Flexible Learning Strategies for Out of School Children programme is a UNESCO initiative with the aim of supporting inclusive and quality education for every child in the region. Our goal is to reach the remaining and most vulnerable 5% of children with no access to education in the region and support quality improvements in learning for every child.
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