CAS Education in Emergencies 2021

Education is a fundamental component of humanitarian response: it contributes to the protection of children and communities, supports development and learning, improves quality of education, and builds resilience. This course builds the necessary knowledge and competencies for quality EiE response.

Information

Period

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14 ECTS credits
2020/21: Two editions: Middle East & Eastern Europe region / Southern & Eastern Africa region The "Application" module might be taught online due to the health situation.

Language

English

Format

Blended learning

Contact

Myriam RADHOUANE
+41 (0)22 379 92 49
Myriam.Radhouane(at)unige.ch

Registration

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Fees:

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Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development

Objectives

  • Develop general skills relating to education in emergencies and, more specifically, the skills of design, development and implementation of training programmes in emergency situations
  • ​Reinforce the right to education, including quality education that contributes directly to individuals' ability to engage in society, and to social, economic and political stability

Audience

Mid - and high-level Education in Emergencies (EiE) practitioner who manages, influences, coordinates and/or represents field level operations.
For each edition of this Certificate, participants are divided into two groups: one mainly composed by practicioners from East and Southern Africa (working in the region); the second one mainly composed by practicioners from Middle East and Eastern Europe (working in the region).

Programme

8 modules:

  • Foundational Concepts and Frameworks for EiE
  • Cross-cutting Issues and Approaches in EiE
  • Assessment, Analysis and Design
  • Physical and Psychological Protection and Wellbeing
  • Teaching, Learning and Improving Outcomes
  • Enabling & Supporting EiE
  • Practical Application
  • Reflection, Synthesis and Sharing

Director(s)

Prof. Abdeljalil AKKARI, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Dre Myriam RADHOUANE, University of Geneva

Partnership

InZone - Save the Children

Admission criteria

- Minimum degree required : Bachelor in Education or related field

- Two years of professional experience in Education

- English proficiency (the student must be able to follow all the content taught in English and produce individual and group assignements in English)

 

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development

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