Phobia Wednesday, 16th June

1. Great video report from The Hands Up Project on their Palestine-Vietnam project: https://www.handsupproject.org/blog-impact-1/discussing-gender-equality-in-vietnam-through-performing-palestinian-plays

And here’s a bit more on all three British Council funded ‘digital innovation’ projects in Vietnam: Coventry University with Hanoi University of Science & Technology; International House London and Hanoi Pedagogical University 2; The Hands Up Project, International House Belfast and Can Tho University https://www.britishcouncil.vn/en/teach/three-uk-vn-digital-innovation-projects-launched

2. I first mentioned INEE, the Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies https://inee.org/ back in March, in the context of the launch of their EiE-GenKit: A Core Resource Package on Gender in Education in Emergencies https://inee.org/resources/eie-genkit (PDF below this time round!)

At 13:00 UK time on 22nd June, INEE are launching two new publications on girls’ education in crisis-affected contexts: Mind the Gap and Closing the Gap. Webinar info and registration herehttps://rescue.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ia5ZtlZSSDSkTafYNh6C_g Download links here https://inee.org/system/files/resources/INEE%20Mind%20the%20Gap%20Report%20v1.0%20LowRes.pdf and here https://inee.org/system/files/resources/INEE%20Closing%20the%20Gap%20Brief%20v1.0%20LowRes.pdf and PDFs of both below.

INEE have also just started a podcast on Women and Girls on Learning in Humanitarian Crises https://inee.org/gender/educate-us-podcast

Lots to explore and digest, including the origin of the phrase ‘mind the gap’!

3. Nik Peachey is always good value: he’s offering a free webinar on Exploiting Short Video Clips for English Language Learning on Saturday 19th June at 17:00 UK time https://gobrunch.com/events/land/206944/

4. And, finally, my wife has never admitted to suffering from pogonophobia – and it’s probably too late to admit to it now!

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