IIE Student Emergency Initiatives – A 2019 Retrospective
From supporting the first IIE PEER Forum in NYC to the launch of the IIE-Julia Stasch Scholarship for Refugees & Asylees, and the Emergency Student Fund (ESF) for Bahamian students impacted by Hurricane Dorian, 2019 has been an eventful year for the IIE Student Emergency Initiatives team.
IIE-Julia Stasch Scholarship for Refugees & Asylees - Informational Webinars
An Open Letter from a Displaced Syrian Student
"There is Nothing More Valuable than an Education": Reflections from the IIE-UNESCO High-Level UNGA Side Event
With the United Nations 74th General Assembly in full swing across the street from the Institute of International Education's (IIE) NYC headquarters, the IIE office was the ideal setting for the unveiling UNESCO's new Qualifications Passport. As attendees from all sectors began to arrive on September 26 for the High-Lecel Event on the UNESCO Qualifications Passport for Refugees and Vulnerable Migrants, away form the sirens and security, one could hear the excitement surrounding this innovative and important tool for vulnerable migrant and refugee students.
Julia Stasch-IIE Scholarship for Refugees Information Sessions
IIE SEI team members Nele Feldmann and Krikor Yeretzian will be hosting two information sessions at the IIE office in Chicago. If you would like to learn more about the program, please register through one of the below links:
Developing rural Somalia with OLE's "Planet Learning"
IIE PEER PREP Scholarship Award Ceremony in Mae Sot, Thailand
On June 24, IIE PEER PREP held a Bridge Scholarship award ceremony in Mae Sot, Thailand. The awards were given to displaced students who will be studying in Vietnam, Bangladesh, Hong Kong and Thailand.
Open Learning Initiative Plus Program (OLIve-Plus) - Academic Year 2019-2020, Bard College Berlin
Higher Education Opportunity for Refugees Living in Germany
Amjad's Journey: Displaced Students and the Question of Mobility
-Written by Nele Feldmann, Head of IIE Student Emergency Initiatives
Advancing education for all: Lessons learned at the IIE PEER Forum
The IIE PEER Forum gathered education in emergencies professionals to discuss proactive solutions to the equity gap in higher education for refugee and displaced students. Amid many engaging and thoughtful discussions, these are lessons learned from the first annual event.