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Join USAID ECCN for a lively discussion with Margaret Sinclair

You are cordially invited to join the USAID ECCN from 3:00-4:30 pm on September 6 in Washington, DC for a discussion with Margaret Sinclair, USAID ECCN Advisory Group member and thought leader in the education in emergencies field. Margaret will provide opening remarks on the field of education in emergencies and open a discussion on the opportunities for learning for our field, and in particular USAID ECCN's Learning Agenda.

Practitioners and policy makers in the field of education in emergencies, crisis and conflict are invited to engage in this substantive discussion with USAID ECCN members and to shape the direction for evidence building and learning across the community of practice.


The event will be hosted at FHI 360, located at 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, in Washington DC. Space is limited so please RSVP for this event by Friday, September 2 to confirm your participation. Depending on the volume of respondents, virtual participation may be made available. 

Come prepared to share your questions and ideas!

Education Equity Research Webcast on September 8

Is there a link between conflict and education inequality? New evidence from quasi-experimental research is a USAID ECCN sponsored webcast that will introduce the findings of a recent research project by FHI 360, based on decades of education and conflict data, with special focus on the data and research methods used for the study. 

Participants in this webcast will also learn about ways to become involved in the Education Equity Research Initiative’s Working Group on Conflict and Fragility, which is conducting further research on these topics.

The webcast will be held on September 8 from 9am - 10am Eastern Time. Find out more about the event and RSVP to attend on our website.

Check out the blog this week for an introduction to this research by FHI 360's Charlie Gale. 

Spotlight

Save the date for a 1 day USAID ECCN hosted Urban Refugee Education Roundtable on October 3. This event is intended to critically reflect on what we know and don’t know about urban refugee education and to help shape a collaborative agenda for research, policy and practice. Express interest in attending here

Access the Inter-Agency Accelerated Education Working Group's (AEWG) recently published beta version pocket guide on our website and learn more about field testing the pocket guide.

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US President Obama is hosting a Leader's Summit on Refugees on September 20 in New York City. 

Join Global Citizen, the Global Campaign for Education-US Chapter, JRS/USA and UNICEF on Wednesday, Sept 7, 8:30-9:30 am at Capital Visitor Center for Face to Face with Children Coping in Crisis, a unique discussion with displaced students in Iraq focused on access to education in emergencies. RSVP to bcallahan@gce.us.org

Join the Workshop on the Guide for Promoting Gender Equality and Inclusiveness in Teaching and Learning on September 22, 1:00-5:30pm in Washington DC. This guide was commissioned by USAID's Africa Bureau. RSVP by September 9 to clehman@rti.org.

The Education Commission will launch their report and agenda for action on September 18 in New York City. 

Join the Education Equity Research Initiative's "Education Equity by 2030: Met by All" event on September 19. Learn more here

The 6th mEducation Alliance International Symposium will be held on October 18-20 at USIP in Washington, DC. 
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