Fragile States: Rebuilding Safe Learning Environments and Supporting Teacher Capacity
Children, teachers and communities affected by crisis and conflict require resilient, agile and high-quality education systems to ensure that students and teachers are able to heal and to engage in the teaching-learning process. In this second panel of this series on teacher professional development, we will explore how the international education community and other partners can and are responding to these critical educational challenges throughout the world.
Lori Mason is a Senior Technical Advisor at IREX and has been working in education programs for 15 years. As Project Director of the Iraq University Linkage Program, she provides leadership for university partnerships in areas of higher education curriculum development and career services.
Paul St. John Frisoli
Paul St. John Frisoli is an Associate Director, Education in Conflict and Crisis at FHI360. Paul has over 15 years’ experience in education access and quality with a particular focus on education in conflict, crisis, and vulnerable settings.
Mary Mendenhall is an Associate Professor of Practice in the International and Transcultural Studies Department at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Janet Shriberg, Ed.D.
Janet Shriberg is a Senior Technical Advisor, Child Protection and Well-Being in the Education for Development Division at Creative Associates International.