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IRC Education Programs

Education is one of the IRC's core competencies, and currently the IRC supports education programs for refugee and war-affected children, youth and adults in more than 20 countries. Major interventions in the IRC's education strategy include:

  • Formal primary and secondary schooling

  • Vocational education (formal and non-formal) and business skills

  • Accelerated learning programs

  • Alternative delivery, such as community-based schools and emergency non-formal education

  • Literacy, numeracy and adult education

  • Peace education, conflict resolution and life skills

  • Early childhood education and development