Accountability in education: Meeting our commitments (2017-8 youth version)

SDG 4, right to education, global education monitoring report, sustainable development goals

This youth report, based on findings and conclusions from the 2017/8 Global Education Monitoring report, asks how young people are involved in the process of accountability in education. As students, what are we responsible for in our education and how are we held accountable? How can we make sure other actors–like schools, universities and governments–are held accountable for their responsibilities?

Left behind: Refugee education in crisis

This report tells the stories of some of the world’s 6.4 million refugee children and adolescents under UNHCR’s mandate who are of primary and secondary school-going age, between 5 and 17. In addition, it looks at the educational aspirations of refugee youth eager to continue learning after secondary education, and examines the conditions under which those who teach
refugees carry out their work.

Include Us! A study of disability among Plan International's sponsored children

Based upon Plan International's dataset of 1.4 million sponsored children, the report compares sponsored children with a disability to those without, from 30 countries worldwide. The report, produced in collaboration with London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, reveals that children with disabilities in developing countries are being held back from an education. The findings will help Plan International - and other researchers and organisations - to improve responses to the needs of children with disabilities, particularly their health and education.

Safe Schools Declaration

The Safe Schools Declaration is an inter-governmental political commitment that provides countries the opportunity to express support for protecting students, teachers, schools, and universities from attack during times of armed conflict; the importance of the continuation of education during armed conflict; and the implementation of concrete measures to deter the military use of schools.

Guidelines for protecting schools and universities from military use during armed conflict

The Guidelines were drawn up with the aim of better protecting schools and universities from use by armed groups for military purposes, and to minimise the negative impact that armed conflict has on students’ safety and education. They provide concrete guidance to states and non-state armed groups for the planning and execution of military operations. They may also serve as a tool for organisations engaged in monitoring, programming, and advocacy related to the conduct of armed conflicts.

الإستثمار في الأزمة:مشاركة القطاع الخاص في تعليماللاجئين السوريين

من أصل ٥٧ مليون طفل لا يحصلون على التعليم عبر
العالم، يعيش أكثر من ثلثهم في أوضاع من النزاع والهشاشة.
ساهمت الأزمة المتصاعدة في سوريا جوهرياً في وضع هذه
النسبة السكانية خارج المدرسة، بوجود أكثر من نصف
الأطفال والمراهقين السوريين اللاجئين البالغ عددهم ١،٤
مليون خارج المدرسة.
مع أن التعليم في حالات الطوارىء ازداد كأولوية سياسة
في مهمات المنظمات الدولية، انخفضت الحصة الإجمالية
لمساعدات التنمية عبر البحار بصورة حادة في السنوات
الأخيرة، مع الإنخفاض المطرد للتمويل في الدول المتأثرة
بالنزاع. وفي هذا السياق، صار انخراط القطاع الخاص في

El verdadero fin del conflicto armado: Jóvenes vulnerables, educación rural y construcción de la paz en Colombia

Colombia está ante la histórica oportunidad de dejar atrás un conflicto que ha afectado directamente a su población por décadas. Los acuerdos finales entre el gobierno de Colombia y las FARC-EP permitirán la construcción de una paz estable y duradera. Sin embargo, la firma y refrendación del acuerdo de paz con las FARC-EP, de capital importancia, deben entenderse como el inicio del verdadero proceso para lograr la paz.

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