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Evaluation of the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Palestine Education Programme 2010-2014 (July 2014)

Background

Since 2010 NRC Education has worked in Palestine on interventions supporting the provision of quality inclusive education the UNRWA and Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE) in the West Bank and Gaza. These interventions have included teacher training, small grants to schools, parental skills and communication with community activities, pyscho-educational response for the children most affected by conflict and research, policy and advocacy work.

Purpose of the evaluation

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Jordan + 1 other
NRC’s education programme in Jordan gets children back to school

Having lost two years of education as a result of the conflict in Syria, 10-year old Salam has re-enrolled in formal school at her peer level at the start of the new school year in Jordan after graduating from NRC’s catch-up education programme in the camp.

Salam proudly types her name in English on one of the computers.

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Lebanon + 4 others
Three millions have fled the war in Syria - A terrible milestone

More than three million Syrians are now registered as refugees in Syria's neighbouring countries. “A terrible milestone”, says Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Egeland agrees with the UN stating that Syria is now "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era."

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Gaza’s children are left out

Palestinian school year starting on Sunday

Hanne Eide Andersen (22.08.2014)

JOBS

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Security Adviser - Yemen

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2014 Norwegian Refugee Council

Security Adviser - Yemen ,Norwegian Refugee Council

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

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Project Manager Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance

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Closing date: 05 Oct 2014 Norwegian Refugee Council

NRC established its programme in the Southeast region of Myanmar along the border with Thailand in October of 2010, and provides protection and assistance to conflict-affected IDPs, specifically in the States of Mon, Kayah, Shan and Kayin as well as Tanintharyi Region. NRC maintains a country programme based upon a concept of synergy across its Core Competencies of SIRP, ICLA, Shelter and Education.

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Project Manager – Emergency Response

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2014 Norwegian Refugee Council

In response to the Syrian refugee crisis, NRC began providing emergency programmes in Jordan in November 2012. NRC now has more than 300 staff working across a wide range of programmes in camps and host communities throughout Jordan. NRC is providing Shelter, Non Food Items (NFI), Education and Protection to more than 300,000 people. NRC is the co-chair of both the Shelter and NFI sectors countrywide and the Education Working Group and Youth Task Force in Zaatari Refugee Camp. NRC has offices in Amman and Irbid, and Zaatari, Emirati – Jordanian Camp (EJC) and Azraq Camp.

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Experienced Logisticians

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2014 Norwegian Refugee Council

In order to strengthen NRC’s ability to respond earlier and faster with prequalified specialists within NRC’s Core Competencies (Education, Food Security, Shelter, WASH, ICLA), the Emergency Response Section operates a Surge Capacity Roster.The Roster consists at present of some 80 stand-by members available from 72 hour notice to NRC in emergencies in new or existing NRC programme countries. In addition, personnel on this roster may be deployed when setting up a new country programme.