Get Involved in IIE's Emergency Inititatives

According to this UNESCO report , since the start of the war in Ukraine on 24 February, more than 3.5 million people have fled the country, with estimates suggesting that at least 1.5 million of them are children. As more people are forced to leave their

IIE Refugee EdTech Program - edX MicroMasters

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is pleased to announce the launch of the second cohort of its Refugee EdTech Program, which is designed to help displaced and refugee students pursue advanced education online, from anywhere in the world, without

Afghanistan's Female Students were Banned from Studying. Now Some are Finding New Ways to Learn

Time - Vivienne Walt - October 27, 2021 There was an almost surreal quiet in the classroom at Kabul University on the morning of Sunday, Aug. 15. It was the start of the school week, and the financial-management professor had just begun answering questions

October Newsletter

Every month IIE PEER sends out a newsletter listing the latest initiatives in education in emergencies, sharing education in emergencies news, and featuring opportunities in higher education. In the October 2021 edition, you can read about: IIE's Response to

The University Of Tulsa Will Offer Scholarships To Afghan Refugees

Forbes - Michael T. Nietzel - August 19, 2021 The University of Tulsa (TU) announced on Tuesday that it will offer two scholarships to Afghan refugees, following the recent takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban. “TU has long been one of our nation’s most

'Where you are born should not restrict your opportunities' - July 2021 Newsletter

Student Voices in Emergency

Last month, the IIE Student Emergency Initiatives (SEI) team created a challenge for our students to share their perspectives on higher education accessibility in video form. We asked them what they wished our global society would know about tertiary education

Fellowship Opportunity for Postgraduate Researchers

The University of Auckland’s Centre for Asia Pacific Refugee Studies (CAPRS) focuses on generating evidence-based and high-impact research to support persons forcibly displaced by climate or conflict-based situations. To further this mission, CAPRS is proud to

Student Voices in Emergencies: June 2021 Newsletter

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser Student Voices in Emergencies We are proud to share an expansion to the IIE PEER website focusing on student voices. Engage with the experiences of students from around the world who have

Lessons Learned at Emergence: the IIE PEER Forum 2021

As the number of forcibly displaced persons rise every year, so does the gap to higher education accessibility. Advocates in higher education in emergencies are working to increase awareness and solutions to tertiary education for students worldwide. Still