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INEE Minimum Standards Case Studies and Assessment Reports



  Education Cluster Thematic Case Study Series
INEE Global Education Cluster - 2012
This series of case studies examines eleven different national Education Clusters and their responses surrounding five thematic areas: 1) Using the INEE Minimum Standards, 2) Working with the national authorities, 3) Early Childhood Education, 4) Gender, and 5) Youth. Through the backdrop of concrete examples, this report offers analysis, lessons learned, and recommendations for successful implementation of educational programming with the INEE Minimum Standards. In this way, the report explores to what degree the Education Cluster system addresses cross-cutting issues. Countries represented in this report include Uganda, Pakistan, Myanmar, Vanatu, Kenya, OPT, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, DRC, and Bangladesh.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Learning from Practice in the Palestinian Territory, 2009-2011
INEE - 2012
A new case study has been released regarding the implementation of the INEE Minimum Standards from 2009-20011 in Gaza, in the Palestinian Territory. The report discusses their implementation strategy, main outputs, important successes, as well as recommendations and lessons learned.

  Tools and Resources to Support the Use and Application of the INEE Minimum Standards
INEE - 2012
This document shares the Education in Emergencies Training Package and numerous other resources that are useful for the implementation of INEE Minimum Standards. Embedded links guide users to Checklists, Implementation Tools, Case Studies, an E-learning module, Guidance on Contextualization, Translations of the Minimum Standards, a Reference Tool, Promotion and Advocacy Materials, an Annotated Bibliography, information on Contingency Planning, links to the INEE Language Communities, as well as the INEE Toolkit and the Education in Emergencies Training Package. The Tools and Resources Document is currently available in five languages.

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Tools and Resources to Support the Use and Application of the INEE Minimum Standards (Arabic)

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Tools and Resources to Support the Use and Application of the INEE Minimum Standards (French)

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Tools and Resources to Support the Use and Application of the INEE Minimum Standards (Portuguese)

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Tools and Resources to Support the Use and Application of the INEE Minimum Standards (Spanish)

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  INEE Minimum Standards Assessment Report
INEE - 2012
This report presents the analyzed data from a global survey, interviews and focus group discussions undertaken between September 2011 and January 2012. More than 700 people responded to the survey, and the report synthesizes their comments and offers recommendations to the INEE Secretariat, the IASC Education Cluster and other INEE partners for future work on the application, promotion and capacity development on the INEE Minimum Standards.

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INEE Minimum Standards Assessment Summary (French)

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INEE Minimum Standards Assessment Summary (Portuguese)

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  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Protecting Adolescents and Young Refugees Through Quality Education in Eastern Chad
INEE - 2011
This case study analyzes the post-primary education program in eastern Chad that Refugee Education Trust (RET) started for young Sudanese refugees. It describes how RET applied the INEE Minimum Standards in all phases of its intervention and indicates the standards and key actions that have been used to ensure quality education programming, community participation and accountability. Highlighted in the case study are the main challenges that the program has faced, namely security, lack of qualified teachers and other education personnel, accreditation and validation of learning programs, and cultural and gender-based barriers. It also explains how they were addressed using the Minimum Standards. In addition, the case study describes how community participation, assistance to the vulnerable groups and the linkage of education to other services (health, nutrition and psychosocial support) are effective practices resulting from the application of the INEE Minimum Standards.

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INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Protecting Adolescents and Young Refugees Through Quality Education in Eastern Chad (French)



  INEE Minimum Standards Arabic Update - Draft July 2014
INEE - 2014
With a 35+ member review group, INEE continues to develop the Arabic Update of the INEE Minimum Standards. Here the most current draft as of July 2014.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Temporary Learning Spaces in South Sudan
INEE - 2013
This case study describes the use of the INEE Minimum Standards by Hold the Child (HCO) to ensure community participation and coordination in creating temporary learning spaces (TLS) in Jonglei state, South Sudan. In addition the case study highlights specific challenges and outcomes in implementing this project.

  Strategic Plan for the INEE Working Group on Minimum Standards and Network Tools (2013-¬2015)
INEE - 2013
The 2013-2015 Strategic Plan for the INEE Working Group on Minimum Standards and Network Tools provides a guiding framework and general direction for the priorities, initiatives and work- planning around the INEE Minimum Standards and network tools. It is in line with INEE’s long-standing vision, mission, guiding principles and values and complements the overall INEE Strategic Plan.

  2011 Report on the Promotion and Use of the INEE Minimum Standards
INEE - 2012
This annual report compiles many uses of the INEE Minimum Standards throughout the year and breaks them down by region and dissemination method. The report provides a brief description and links to additional information (if applicable) for each entry.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Building Capacity for Gaza Educationalists
INEE - 2011
This case study details the Training of Trainers on the INEE Minimum Standards conducted by the UNESCO oPt office and the subsequent steps to ensure that this learning was transposed into action on the ground. It outlines the work of a consultative steering committee of INEE members based in Gaza, which conducted follow-up from the trainings and provided helpful tools and documents so that education interventions follow global best practices and practitioners could easily identify gaps and weaknesses. The case study also describes how the training and tools have been applied in a UNESCO Disaster Risk Reduction project for emergency response plans in schools and how the Ministry of Education and Higher Education has used them to develop internal contingency plans.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Community Engagement to Ensure School Enrollment for Eritrean Refugees in Ethiopia
INEE - 2011
This case study looks at how the International Rescue Committee applied the Foundational Standard of Community Participation to increase access to education at the pre-school, primary and secondary levels in the Shimelba refugee camp in Ethiopia. It also outlines a number of challenges that IRC faced and explains how and which INEE Minimum Standards were consulted to alleviate these issues.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Increasing Girls' Enrolment in Somalia
INEE - 2011
This case study looks at the implementation of a three-month education in emergencies intervention in Somalia and illustrates the utilization of the INEE Minimum Standards in the project’s execution. The case study highlights the critical role of community participation in increasing access to education and improving teacher and student retention rates.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Non-formal Education in Haiti
INEE - 2011
This case study outlines Plan Haiti’s use of the INEE Minimum Standards to create non-formal education programs for Internally Displaced Persons after the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Plan Haiti applied the Community Participation standards to plan and implement the schools, and the standards for Teachers and Other Education Personnel to hire teachers and teaching aides. The case study also addresses Plan Haiti‘s use of the standards for Access and Learning Environment and the INEE Pocket Guide to Inclusive Education to improve access to schools for children with physical disabilities.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Refugee Teacher Compensation in Malaysia
INEE - 2011
This case study describes the use of the INEE Guidance Notes on Teacher Compensation and the INEE Minimum Standards in providing compensation to refugee teachers in Malaysia. While planning for and implementing a system for teacher compensation, UNHCR utilized both good practice tools to ensure that they considered issues such as the qualifications and working hours of teachers, the processes for the actual transfer of the compensation and the mechanisms to ensure accountability from the schools. The case study also outlines a number of challenges and lessons learnt.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Responding to Afghan Refugees in Pakistan
INEE - 2011
This case study looks at an education response implemented by the Participatory Rural Development Society for Afghan refugees in the Khyber Pakhtun Khwa region of Pakistan. It describes the use of the INEE Minimum Standards to increase access to education, train teachers, monitor student progress and support students’ repatriation and education certification. It also outlines some challenges still facing the program and lessons learnt about the usefulness of the INEE Minimum Standards in implementing education projects.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Setting Up Child Friendly Spaces in Yemen
INEE - 2011
This case study details the use of the INEE Minimum Standards for the establishment of Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) in North Yemen. The intervention applied the INEE Minimum Standards in introducing, setting up and training the community on how to run the CFS. The case study describes a number of positive outcomes and lessons learnt and also outlines challenges that the project faced and how the INEE Minimum Standards helped to overcome them.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: The Use of Minimum Standards for Capacity Building of the Lecturers at the University of Nairobi, Kenya
INEE - 2011
This case study illustrates the ways in which the IRC and University of Nairobi staff have used the INEE Minimum Standards in developing a new Masters of Education degree in Education in Emergencies. In this case, the Minimum Standards serve as a resource to shape the curriculum and guide the faculty and students in teaching and learning about the field. The Minimum Standards also enable the students to apply their study of EiE theory through the use of a key tool in the education sector. This case study provides a unique perspective on how the INEE Minimum Standards can be utilized as a resource for teaching and learning.

  INEE Minimum Standards Poster
INEE - 2011
This poster, developed by multiple INEE partner organizations on behalf of the INEE Working Group on Minimum Standards, can be used as a promotional tool for the INEE Minimum Standards.

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INEE Minimum Standards Poster (Arabic)

INEE - 2011
This poster, developed by multiple INEE partner organizations on behalf of the INEE Working Group on Minimum Standards, can be used as a promotional tool for the INEE Minimum Standards.
INEE Minimum Standards Poster (Bahasa Indonesia)

INEE - 2011
This poster, developed by multiple INEE partner organizations on behalf of the INEE Working Group on Minimum Standards, can be used as a promotional tool for the INEE Minimum Standards.
INEE Minimum Standards Poster (French)

INEE - 2011
This poster, developed by multiple INEE partner organizations on behalf of the INEE Working Group on Minimum Standards, can be used as a promotional tool for the INEE Minimum Standards.
INEE Minimum Standards Poster (Portuguese)

INEE - 2011
This poster, developed by multiple INEE partner organizations on behalf of the INEE Working Group on Minimum Standards, can be used as a promotional tool for the INEE Minimum Standards.
INEE Minimum Standards Poster (Spanish)

INEE - 2011
This poster, developed by multiple INEE partner organizations on behalf of the INEE Working Group on Minimum Standards, can be used as a promotional tool for the INEE Minimum Standards.

  INEE Minimum Standards Reference Tool
INEE - 2011
This document is an updated quick reference tool to accompany and complement the INEE Minimum Standards Handbook.

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INEE Minimum Standards Reference Tool (Arabic)

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INEE Minimum Standards Reference Tool (French)

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INEE Minimum Standards Reference Tool (Sinhala)

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INEE Minimum Standards Reference Tool (Spanish)

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INEE Minimum Standards Reference Tool (Tamil)

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INEE Minimum Standards Reference Tool (Urdu)

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  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: School Rehabilitation in Mogadishu, Somalia
INEE - 2010
This case study analyses the utilisation and institutionalisation of the INEE Minimum Standards by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Mogadishu, Somalia, particularly community participation. It also identifies challenges related to equal access for girls and community led responses. It identifies lessons learnt for consideration and application by other agencies.

  INEE Minimum Standards Map
INEE - 2010
This is a graphic representation of the content of the 2010 edition of the INEE Minimum Standards.

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INEE Minimum Standards Map (Arabic)

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INEE Minimum Standards Map (Portuguese)

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INEE Minimum Standards Map (Russian)

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INEE Minimum Standards Map (Urdu)

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INEE Minimum Standards Map (Vietnamese)

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  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Contextualisation of the INEE Minimum Standards by the Community Based Education Forum in Afghanistan
INEE - 2008
Sixteen community-based education organisations in Afghanistan agreed to form a working group which met regularly to contextualise the INEE Minimum Standards. This case-study documents the contextualisation process and highlights key lessons learnt for INEE members. It is envisioned that the contextualised indicators will be used by CBE providers to guide their work in communities as well as by the Ministry of Education who will be able to use them to monitor the work of partner organisations.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Implementation of the INEE Minimum Standards by the Canadian International Development Agency
INEE - 2008
This case study, authored by a member of the INEE, analyses the utilisation and institutionalisation of the INEE Minimum Standards for Education in Emergencies, Chronic Crises and Early Reconstruction (INEE Minimum Standards) by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). It also identifies lessons learnt, good practices and recommendations for consideration and application by other donor agencies.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Implementation of the INEE Minimum Standards by the Government of Norway
INEE - 2008
This case study, authored by a member of the INEE, analyses the utilisation and institutionalisation of the INEE Minimum Standards for Education in Emergencies, Chronic Crises and Early Reconstruction (INEE Minimum Standards) by the Government of Norway (GoN). It also identifies lessons learnt, good practices and recommendations for consideration and application by other donor agencies.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Using the INEE Minimum Standards to Develop a Teachers’ Code of Conduct in Somaliland
INEE - 2008
This case study, authored by a member of the INEE, describes the way in which the INEE Minimum Standards have been applied when developing and implementing a code of conduct for teachers and Ministry of Education staff. Challenges pertaining to irregularities in monitoring and supervision of teachers are discussed. Furthermore the study provides lessons learnt in regards to collaborations and capacity building of involved partners.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Inter-Agency Coordination in the Aftermath of the Tsunami
INEE - 2007
This case study, authored by a member of INEE, describes how the INEE Minimum Standards provided a valuable and relevant design, implementation and coordination tool to guide an inter-agency response during the emergency phase of the Tsunami. The Minimum Standards relating to Education Policy and Coordination were crucial in maintaining a transparent coordination mechanism for emergency education activities and effective information sharing between stakeholders. The Minimum Standards also guided local authorities and international agencies in the formation of an Education Coordination Committee.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Post-Conflict Basic Education Programmes in Burundi and DRC
INEE - 2007
This case study describes how the INEE Minimum Standards have been applied in post-conflict contexts in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The author, a member of INEE, described the value of applying the Minimum Standards on Community Participation and Analysis in order to ensure an effective and participatory monitoring and evaluation process that includes all stakeholders.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Responding to an Educational Emergency in the Occupied Palestinian Territory
INEE - 2007
This case study, authored by a member of INEE, describes an inter-agency programme to ensure educational access for children in the West Bank affected by a teachers strike. Challenges in this context of chronic crisis included the importance of the Minimum Standards relating to Community Participation in this politically tense situation as well as Minimum Standards on the Protection and Well-Being of Learners.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: School Rehabilitation in Iraq
INEE - 2007
This case study, authored by a member of INEE, describes the way in which the INEE Minimum Standards have been applied during the rehabilitation of public schools in Fallujah, Iraq. Challenges relating to safe access routes and the recruitment of teachers as well as lessons learnt in applying the Minimum Standards on Community Participation and Equal Access are all discussed.

  INEE Minimum Standards Case Study: Participatory Assessment and Teacher Training in the Aftermath of the Tsunami
INEE - 2006
This case study, authored by a member of INEE, describes the way in which the Minimum Standards were applied during the rehabilitation of schools in post-tsunami Aceh, Indonesia. The Minimum Standards in this context acted as a framework which enabled local and international agencies to communicate and effectively build upon previous systems of education. Issues of local community participation in assessment and planning in this situation of dire teacher shortage are enlightening for INEE members working in any context.

  Implementing Minimum Standards for Education in Emergencies: Lessons from Aceh
Humanitarian Practice Network Paper - 2005
This article provides lessons learned from the implementation of the INEE Minimum Standards in Aceh after the tsunami.

  Summary of Key Findings from the Analysis Report: Measuring the Implementation and Impact of the INEE Minimum Standards
INEE - 2007
This is a summary of a report by researchers from InterWorks, Columbia University and The George Washington University of an analysis of INEE members\' awareness, utilisation, institutionalisation of the standards, and ultimately the impact that the standards have had on improving the quality of education in emergencies, chronic crises and early reconstruction. It can be used as an advocacy tool, disseminated to colleagues within your organisation to inform others about and promote the standards and externally to partners, donors, other networks, etc.