Bridging the Gaps

June 2013
Harvard International Review;Summer2013, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p62
Academic Journal
The article presents a case study of the partnership between the University of Nairobi in Kenya and the U.S. humanitarian nongovernment organization (NGO) International Rescue Committee (IRC) that is working to fill the gap in education and build sustainable local, national and regional capacity through a graduate study program for Education in Emergencies. A comprehensive building activities for university faculty were facilitated to strengthen their skills and abilities for the graduate-level curriculum. Efforts to strengthen student learning and development included access to diverse reading materials, introduction of varies student-centered and interactive teaching technologies, and improved support and supervision of research projects.


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