This morning the White House released Fact Sheet: The American Families Plan. This Biden-Harris Administration initiative features investments in education and preparation for teachers. “Few people can have a bigger impact on a child’s life than a great teacher. Unfortunately, the U.S. faces a large and growing teacher shortage.” Read the full newsletter.
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We invite educators working in refugee resettlement contexts across the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and elsewhere to join us this summer for a rich learning opportunity within a vibrant community of practice.
Between January 2021 and June 2022, the Center for Learning in Practice will co-develop-with local refugee educators, NGO, government ministry, and other partners-Open Education Resource (OER) teacher professional learning courses, toolkits, and assessments in 3 languages: English, Arabic, and French. These materials will support the continuous professional development of primary and secondary school educators in refugee and displacement contexts, including national schools, camp settings, and informal learning centers with a focus on educators working with students between the ages of 9-15.
Registration open now for series of 10 webinars on the promise & possibilities of refugee education. Join us to connect with refugee educators and researchers around the world to deepen your understanding of refugee education in displacement, migration, & resettlement contexts.
The Center for Learning in Practice at the Carey Institute for Global Good, UNHCR, and the Connected Learning in Crisis Consortium have joined together to strengthen capacity in the MENA region for faculty to understand and effectively use digital pedagogies, with particular consideration for refugees.
We launch 2021 with our new, global Refugee Educator Workforce Development for Quality Holistic Learning project. I am also honored to have been selected to co-chair the new INEE Distance Education Reference Group with Leya Amonde Ouko, UNHCR Senegal, beginning in January. – Diana D. Woolis, Director
This series, designed for and presented by educators working with students of refugee backgrounds, aims to move beyond foundational knowledge and skills to explore the ways we, as educators, might contribute to more joyful teaching and learning experiences and more equitable outcomes for students.
Director’s Note Still I Rise You may write me down in historyWith your bitter, twisted lies,You may tread me in the very dirtBut still, like dust, I’ll rise. – from Maya Angelo’s “Still I Rise” That we even have to say “Black Lives Matter” begs the credulity of our humanity. It should challenge us […]