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 […]
Refugee Educator Foundations of Practice Learning Community Pilot Launched A community of 114 educators will join inaugural pilot cohort this summer Rensselaerville, N.Y. – The Carey Institute’s Center for Learning in Practice launched Refugee Educator Foundations of Practice (REFP) Learning Community Pilot on July 15, 2019. A community of 114 educators in the states of […]
Director’s Note | Number 14 | December 2019 Next Quarterly Newsletter: March 2020 What a Year! We could not have imagined in 2017 when we issued a call for participation in our prototype development workshop for a Refugee Educator Academy, with the framing call to action (below), that so much could happen so fast. Thanks to partners, […]
Director’s Note | Number 13 | September 2019 Next Quarterly Newsletter: December 2019 CLiP Welcomes Jordanian Ministry of Higher Education to the Carey Institute for Faculty Development Design Workshop Co-hosted by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Carey Institute, the September design workshop included a small team of designers from Yarmouk University, Arizona State University, […]