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Entries in youth education (16)

Wednesday
Jan222014

My Rights Matter: Using Education to Combat Harmful Child Labor in Guatemala

  

CRS is combating hazardous forms of child labor through education in rural indigenous communities in four municipalities in Guatemala. CRS’ program, called My Rights Matter or Nuyatalil-Wolken, incorporates education about children’s rights into various projects as well as advocacy, policy and community sensitization activities.

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Wednesday
Apr032013

THRIVE: Improving Early Childhood Development for Children Affected by HIV

THRIVE: Improving Early Childhood Development for Children Affected by HIV   

This brief describes CRS' THRIVE early childhood development project in Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania. THRIVE is working to level the playing field for children affected by HIV through early childhood interventions. This three-year project provides 15,000 children under age 5 with a sustainable culture of care and support.

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Thursday
Oct042012

Information Technology Training for People With Disabilities

  

This presentation outlines a vocational training program in Vietnam for young people with disabilities. More than 80 percent of the people who completed the program found full-time employment or internships. Catholic Relief Services presented the results at the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference in September 2012.

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Thursday
Aug302012

Enhancing IT Vocational Training and Employment Opportunities for Young Vietnamese With Disabilities

   People living with disabilities are among the most disadvantaged in Vietnam. This case study describes the Information Technology Training Program for People with Disabilities. Participants completed advanced courses in software engineering and computation. More than 80 percent of the program's graduates found full-time employment or internships.

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Monday
Feb072011

Supporting students in West Darfur through the Accelerated Learning Program

CRS is helping youth in West Darfur catch up in school through the Accelerated Learning Program. Implemented in 2010 by CRS, the West Darfur Ministry of Education and the Kulbus Locality of West Darfur, the program aims to provide the students with two academic school years in one year, following the Sudanese government curriculum of mathematics and Arabic reading and writing at an accelerated pace.

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Friday
Feb042011

How-to Guide: A Guide to Values Building Education 

This guide addresses Values Building Education in Palestine, a curriculum that guides students through a process of civic engagement and reflection on their relationships with peers, families, schools and communities.

CRS Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza

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Monday
Nov222010

Providing community-based education in rural Afghanistan 

CRS is using a community-based approach to education to improve access and equity for children in Afghanistan.

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Monday
Nov222010

Helping children with disabilities access education in Vietnam

CRS' "Inclusion of Vietnamese with Disabilities" project has improved understanding about disabilities on all levels: from individual families to policy makers at the national level.

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Thursday
Mar122009

How-to Guide: How to Use the Cluster Approach for Capacity Building in Schools

Peer-to-peer learning networks of teachers and administrators can overcome many of the challenges traditionally associated with in-service training for education professionals.

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Thursday
Mar122009

How-to Guide: School Improvement Plans

Presents a methodology for creating school improvement plans through the participation of the whole school community.

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Wednesday
Mar112009

How-to Guide: Child-Led School Health Education Programs

Explores the ways that children can be mobilized as leaders in the effort to create more healthful school environments and communities.

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Tuesday
May222007

How-to Guide: Integrated Community Literacy for Development

Presents a progressive methodology putting the learner at the center of a process that not only improves literacy but also raises participants’ self-awareness and develops cultural pride.

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Tuesday
May222007

How-to Guide: Student Dropout Prevention and Response

Dropouts are a universal phenomenon in education systems. This booklet outlines strategies that can help prevent and respond to the problem.

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Tuesday
May222007

How-to Guide: Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities

Children with disabilities are highly marginalized with respect to access to education. This guide offers suggestions on how to expand programming for them.

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Tuesday
May222007

How-to Guide: Child Participation in Education Initiatives

Participation is one of the guiding principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and an objective of every CRS education or child protection program.

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