Supporting Early Childhood Education Teachers in Refugee Settings

Jul 6, 2021

iACT was consulted as part of Theirworld’s June 2021 report Ensuring Quality Early Childhood Education for Refugee Children: A New Approach to Teacher Professional Development: “This report examines the landscape of ECE in refugee settings and the professional development available for ECE teachers. We reached our findings and formulated our project concept through an extensive literature review, lengthy consultations with dozens of experts in early childhood education and development and refugee education, and by mapping of ECE programmes or providers serving refugees in challenging, poorly resourced settings.” The report identifies gaps and makes concrete recommendations for improving professional development for ECE teachers in refugee settings.
Little Ripples is included in the Annex on page 62 as part of Models and Approaches. 



iACT 33 in Chad: The Work Continues

iACT 33 in Chad: The Work Continues

Toward the end of January, iACT’s program associate Julia and I traveled to Chad to connect with our teammates living in the Darfuri refugee camps located in the eastern part of the country. We were there for a couple weeks, and the camps we stopped in were Am Nabak, Touloum, Iridimi, Djabal, and Goz Amer. We refer to this trip as “iACT33” because members of the iACT family, starting with our founder Gabriel Stauring, have now gone to Chad 33 times. Gabriel’s first trip was in 2005, and Katie-Jay later joined him for several visits.

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