CAS Higher Education in Emergencies 2019

Higher Education is an essential component of humanitarian response: it supports development and learning, improves quality of education, and builds resilience. This course builds the necessary knowledge and competencies for quality HEiE responses.

Information

Period

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14 ECTS credits
80 Teaching hours
155 Distance teaching hours
265 Learning hours

Language

English

Format

Blended learning

Contact

Barbara DELAHAYES and Emanuela SEBASTIANI
+41 (0)22 379 10 41
+41 (0)22 379 10 42

inzone(at)unige.ch

Location

Geneva

Registration

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Objectives

  • Develop knowledge and skills related to the design, development and implementation of higher education programs that are relevant and adapted to these contexts
  • Reinforce the right to education across the entire education continuum, including quality higher education that contributes directly to learners’ ability to engage in their community, as well as to their social and economic stability
  • Focus on the integration of digital pedagogy in HEiE programs that are adapted to humanitarian contexts and on innovative learning pathways for learners living in challenging circumstances

Audience

Academic staff preparing to engage in higher education in emergencies; humanitarian staff engaged in managing education programs in the field

Programme

6 modules:

  • International law and policies & International and National Higher Education requirements
  • Digital and connected learning
  • Porgram design and implementation
  • Physical and psychological protection and wellbeing
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Research in HEiEC

Director(s)

Prof. Abdeljalil AKKARI, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Geneva, Prof. Barbara MOSER-MERCER, InZone, University of Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Barbara DELAHAYES and Emanuela SEBASTIANI, InZone, University of Geneva

Partnership

InZone, UNHCR

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