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Four French as a Foreign Language (FLE) teachers working with Jesuit Refugee Service in various refugee camps in Eastern Chad were among the top five winners at the national Pedagogic Sheets IFprofs Competition this year.
JRS India serves several refugees located in Delhi and facilitates classes that provide Chin refugee children the tools to navigate through language barriers at school and in the workplace. The classes are meant to aid refugees of various ages who drop out of formal education.
Since mid-June 2020, the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), has been producing the educational program L’École à la Radio to support learning during COVID-19.
“I have learned that life is more than being a refugee, relying on food rations, and waiting for resettlement. It is more about learning for life through every opportunity granted. This is what Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Pathfinder is about.”
Even as cases rise and lockdown measures are put into place, JRS continues to accompany children and youth displaced by war in the most remote regions of Afghanistan through innovative education models.
JRS Uganda is working to ensure refugees in Adjumani and Kampala, Uganda have access to necessary physical items during the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as psychosocial support and critical updates.
As social distancing measures are enforced to prevent further outbreaks of COVID-19, access to quality and consistent education can be a challenge. Education Cannot Wait (ECW) — a global fund committed to repositioning education on the global humanitarian agenda — worked with JRS to adjust our education programs in Eastern Chad and Central African Republic to continue delivering valuable schooling to displaced students.
A small investment of bikes and cell phones is making a big impact for refugee communities to be able to monitor and protect children.
Rouba is a teacher at a school at JRS Lebanon who is learning how to make sure she can still teach her students while not in the classroom during the COVID-19 pandemic.