Using resilience to support education policy in emergency and crisis

From the INEE newsletter:

Closing the gap: Using resilience to support education policy in emergency and crisis
Jo Kelcey, Education Specialist, World Bank 

The fifth domain of the INEE Minimum Standards focuses on law and policy formulation and planning and implementation. Yet, in emergency contexts, providing structural and institutionally focused support for these processes is often easier said than done. In particular the question of how to better bridge the humanitarian and development agendas continues to preoccupy practitioners.

Although we benefit from a wealth of good practice and concrete guidance on how to promote the right to education in contexts of emergency and as well as strategies to enhance preparedness and prevention, the question of how to institutionalise this within more traditional ‘development’ structures and policies is arguably less well explored.

To read more on the Education Resilience Approaches to support education policy in emergency and crisis, please click here.

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