Social support networks, instant messaging, and gender equity in refugee education

This paper addresses the role of instant messaging chat groups to support teacher training and gender equity initiatives in Kenyan refugee camps. Our findings are based on survey data with refugee teachers in Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps (n = 203), group interviews with refugee teachers in Kakuma (n = 21), and interviews with international instructors of teacher training […]

Analyse d’un Projet Pilote d’Intégration d’une Approche par les Situations dans l’Éducation de Base de la République Démocratique du Congo

En 2015, la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) a entrepris une démarche transitoire de réforme scolaire en adoptant l’ Approche par les Situations (APS) dans ses programmes pour le primaire. Pour initier cette démarche, le pays a mis en place un projet pilote visant l’amélioration de l’enseignement et des  apprentissages des mathématiques et des langues. […]

Défis éducatifs des enfants migrants ou réfugiés

Considérée comme un pilier de l’aide humanitaire, l’éducation se trouve face à des enjeux comme le volume des déplacés, les problèmes de sécurité, la langue d’enseignement, ainsi que la multiplicité des acteurs impliqués. Comment citer cet article: Charland, P., Arvisais, O., Cyr, S. & Gadais, T. (2017). Défis éducatifs des enfants migrants ou réfugiés. AFKAR/IDEES, 55, […]

A Waterfall Model for Providing Professional Development for Elementary School Teachers

Supporting the professional development of teachers to enhance mathematics learning in global contexts is an important point considered by global education initiatives. However, designing and implementing professional development depends on the structure put in place in different contexts. For instance, some structures are established, that involve different roles played by the different actors in the […]

Using report analysis as a sport for development and peace research tool

This paper proposes a promising tool for analyzing the contents of sport for development and peace (SDP) agency reports (activity or annual). Contributing to ongoing methodological discussions in this field is important since reports afford rich data when access to the ground is not timely, practical, or feasible. Building on Greimas’ Actantial model and the […]

The situations bank, a tool for curriculum design focused on daily realities

The case of the reform in Niger In the context of the curriculum reform in Niger, the authors describe the process of developing a situations bank which focusses on everyday life situations in Niger. The bank plays a central role in the formulation of new study programmes guided by the so-called “situated” approach. The authors […]