Humanitarian Education Accelerator - HEA
Created on March 30, 2022
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2016 - 2019
HEA Phase I
HEA Covid Challenge
End of current funding cycle
HEA Phase II launch
Stage One: Virtual Bootcamp
Stage Two: M&E capacity building + scaling strategy development
War Child Holland support
- Final 3 grantees selected
- Evaluations launched (OPM)
- M&E capacity building programme launched (NYU-TIES)
Global Public Goods
Evaluations & HEA Learning Synthesis dissemination
DFID-funded partnership between UNHCR and UNICEF.
Five grantees supported - up to $300,000 in funding, external process and impact evaluations + mentorship & training in scaling & M&E.
Phase I meta-evaluation & evidence can be found here.
HEA pivot in response to Covid-19.
4 x teams supported to expand tested continuous learning solutions into refugee contexts.
Find out more about the teams from the challenge here
© UNHCR/Antoine Tardy
160 applications across Uganda, Chad, Ethiopia, Jordan and Lebanon
Stage 1: 13 teams selected for virtual bootcamp
5 days of virtual support on scaling, business models, stakeholders & partnerships and M&E
Find out more about the Stage 1 Bootcamp teams here
Stage 3 Finalists profiles
War Child Holland's Can't Wait To Learn programme was selected as a Phase I grantee to receive continued support in Phase II
The focus of HEA support to War Child Holland in 2021 was on improving WCH’s internal management and monitoring tools so that the CWTL implementers, as well as teachers, have enhanced access to understanding how students are learning and can adjust their teaching accordingly.
5 teams selected for Stage Two
6-week intensive mentorship and capacity building programme co-created with Ian Gray, NYU-TIES, and Saving Brains
Welcome and Orientation to Stage 2
Module 1: Ethics, Participation and Accountability (facilitated by UNHCR Data & Evidence)
Module 2: Business models (facilitated by Ian Gray)
Module 3: Stakeholders and Partnerships (facilitated by Saving Brains)
Module 4: Evidence (Facilitated by NYU-TIES)
Module 5: Theory of Scale (Facilitated by the HEA team)
Final Workshop (facilitated by the HEA team)
Find out more about the Stage 2 teams here
Bootcamp dates: 18-22 July
Participants: Stage 3 Finalists (iACT, Madrasati, Cohere), mentors, UNHCR EHAGL Regional Bureau colleagues, HEA team, ECW (?).
See slide 7 for more information