The role of education in contributing to safety and well-being in conflict settings: Helpdesk Report

This report provides a summary of existing research on the non-academic benefits of education in a conflict setting

Abstract

This report examines:

  1. the contribution of education to child protection during an active conflict

  2. the contribution of education to well-being and resilience building during a conflict;

  3. evidence that disaster risk reduction education in schools leads to improved resilience, both at the individual and community level

  4. the extent to which education contributes to peace-building and stabilisation during and in the aftermath of conflict, and how.

Citation

Health and Education Advice and Resource Team (HEART). The role of education in contributing to safety and well-being in conflict settings: Helpdesk Report: HEART, Oxford, UK (2016) 24p

The role of education in contributing to safety and well-being in conflict settings

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