Education is a fundamental component of humanitarian assistance. As such, this nine-month programme has been designed to equip education staff with the knowledge and skills required to plan and coordinate high quality education in emergencies (EiE) responses.
The programme is now accredited by University of Geneva as a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS). It will carry 11 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits which amounts to a third of a Masters (and is the equivalent of a PG Cert (UK). Using a blended learning approach, you will find yourself immersed in simulations, undertaking placements and gaining support through mentoring as well as classroom-based learning.
Who is it aimed at?
The programme is open to mid-career level education specialists (programme manager level or similar) working in humanitarian or development education programmes.
- Be an education professional with at least 5 years’ relevant experience
- Have a Bachelor’s degree
- Have a good level of written and spoken English
- Be working in an education in emergencies project or programme or an education programme in an emergency prone area (rapid or slow onset)
- Currently have mid-level education responsibilities which includes some or all of the following areas:
- Conducting needs assessments and analysis
- Proposal development
- Programme design and modification
- Programme management (including of individuals and budgets)
- Monitoring and Evaluation and reporting