The CLCC pledges to contribute technical support, joint advocacy, refugee student outreach, university linkages, and expertise in scaling programming through connected learning to advance the Coalition's missions to extend educational access to learners globally.
Connected Learning in Crisis Consortium
Network or association
Established : 2016
Education and COVID-19 Response
The CLCC's flagship commitment at the 2019 Global Refugee Forum is to achieve the following:
-Adopt a consortium-wide approach to inclusion, celebrating the diversity of all people in our programmes;
-Align our interventions with national digital priorities to alleviate barriers to access and leverage technological investments to serve more refugee youth.
-Create quality contextualized curriculum that is recognized both locally and internationally;
-Ease and support access to post-secondary and tertiary courses and services for refugees,
-Build the capacity of our teaching, support and governance staff enabling them to better support the academic learning and socio-emotional wellbeing of refugee learners;
-Engage local communities and diverse stakeholders to create sustainable tertiary solutions;
-Use our position in the local, regional, and international communities to champion refugees and the value they bring to the learning environment and their communities;
-Share information and good practice on quality connected learning for refugees with other educators, institutions, NGOs, and governments.
Countries of Interest
Jordan, Lebanon, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda
The Consortium envisions most productive contributions to the Coalition in the following broad areas:
-Technical support at programme and country level through the existing networks and projects of CLCC members
-Joint advocacy with other Coalition members to increase awareness/acceptance of connected learning as a viable means to extending educational access
-Outreach specifically to refugee student populations in communities in which CLCC members operate
-Outreach to universities that are either partnered with CLCC members or involved in joint efforts to increase post-secondary education access
-Partnering to scale programming wherever possible, using the promising practices established by CLCC members that utilizes technology as a support mechanism