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The powerful links between education and peacebuilding

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“The powerful links between education and peacebuilding” examined innovative approaches to peacebuilding through different ages and stages of child development with a focus on the most vulnerable children. The presenters guided participants through current work with youth using case studies, activities and facilitated discussion.

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The powerful links between education and peacebuilding

  1. 1. A PAGE FOR BIG BOLDBULLET ITEMS THE POWERFUL LINKS BETWEEN EDUCATION AND PEACEBUILDING Wisdom Addo Lauren Coffaro Frannie Noble
  2. 2. Frannie Noble – early childhood - promoting best practice in early childhood development through communications and knowledge management. Francisco Benavides – primary education– supporting the transition of youth in conflict areas, including challenges around emergency response. Wisdom Addo + Lauren Coffaro – secondary education - working with Nobel Laureates to mentor youth to develop critical leadership skills and change their communities for the better. THE POWERFUL LINKS BETWEEN EDUCATION AND PEACEBUILDING Reaching the World’s Most Vulnerable Children
  3. 3. THE EARLY YEARS 90% of a child’s brain is formed by age 5
  4. 4. Young children are developing their higher-level abilities; self-regulation and problem solving Influence in this period has multigenerational impact Tiny Peacebuilders
  5. 5. SDG 4.2: Ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and pre- primary education so that they are ready for primary education
  6. 6. Promoting Peace Across Diverse Programs
  7. 7. It is not enough to support ECD programs. We have to bring evidence backed programs to the most vulnerable children. 12 million Refugees under the age of 18
  8. 8. International Development and Early Learning Assessment (IDELA)
  9. 9. Save the Children used IDELA in a refugee camp for Syrian refugees. In which category do you think the children scored the lowest? Social Emotional development Early Literacy Early Maths Motor Skills
  10. 10. Understanding Impact
  11. 11. Building a global movement for ECD
  12. 12. Look for links Go beyond the surface Build ties
  13. 13. A PAGE FOR BIG BOLDBULLET ITEMSLauren Coffaro + Wisdom Addo Secondary Education
  14. 14. A PAGE FOR BIG BOLDBULLET ITEMS
  15. 15. • Youth-led • Facilitated • Face-to-face • Based in action • Utilizes dialogue, play, fun • Engages local partners Key Components of Effective Engagement
  16. 16. Program Outcomes 2005-2013 • 93% of youth believe that one person can make a difference • 97% feel they will be peacemakers for the rest of their lives • After they program they: • Took more pride in their community • Were skilled at active listening and teamwork • Better understood civic issues, at both the national and international level • Cared more about human rights and social justice • Decided they wanted to go to college • Felt more competent • Expanded their world view • Understood the need for collective action • Had an enhanced sense of agency • Felt a sense of purpose and belonging to something greater.
  17. 17. Engage Local Partners Be Creative and Interactive Encourage Action Have Fun!Trust Youth to Lead
  18. 18. THANK YOU! fnobel@savechildren.org lauren@peacejam.org wisdom@wacpfgh.org
  19. 19. Rate this session in the Rotary Events app, available in your Apple or Android app store.

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