Education is one of the most important aspects of our lives – vital to our development, our understanding and our personal and professional fulfilment throughout life. In times of crisis, however, millions of displaced young people miss out on months or years of education, and this is damaging to them and their families, as well as to their societies, both in the short and long term. This issue of FMR includes 29 articles on Education, and two ‘general’ articles. FMR 60 contains 29 articles on ‘Education: needs, rights and access in displacement’, plus two ‘general’ articles on other topics. See more at: www.fmreview.org/education-displacement.
FMR 60 - From the editors
In this issue of FMR, authors from around the world debate how better to enable access to quality education both in emergency settings and in resettlement and asylum contexts.
FMR 60 - Foreword: Education – a humanitarian and development imperative
For far too long, donors and the international community have neglected education in humanitarian response. Switzerland was no exception. Food, water, health and shelter were the usual priorities during emergencies, while education was considered more of
FMR 60 - Feeling safe enough to learn in a conflict zone
Building an internal sense of safety while also teaching coping skills and how to remain alert to the very real risks outside is essential if psychosocial programming in Afghanistan is to provide a ‘safe space’ for children to learn in a context of high i
FMR 60 - Early childhood development and psychosocial support in Syria
Programming for early childhood development and psychosocial support needs to be able to evolve in order to cater for changing needs and to respond to emerging challenges.
FMR 60 - Gender equality in education in emergencies
Evidence from programming built around this framework shows how a gender-responsive approach can alleviate the particular risks that face girls and boys during crisis and displacement.
FMR 60 - Breaking the silence: sexual coercion and abuse in post-conflict education
Experience from the Central African Republic makes clear that global efforts to increase numbers of children in school, particularly in conflict-affected areas and for displaced children, need to pay greater attention to safety and accountability.