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Title: United nations higher commissioner for refugees in the provision and delivery of education: a case study of Nakivale Refugee Settlement, Uganda
Authors: Bazubafite, Josephine
Keywords: United nations higher commissioner for refugees
Delivery of Education
Nakivale Refugee Settlement
Issue Date: Aug-2019
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and social sciences.
Abstract: This research report focused United Nations higher commissioner for refugees in the provision and delivery of education: a case study of Nakivale refugee settlement, Uganda. The following objectives were tested to determine the types of education service offered by UNHCR in Nakivale refugee settlement, Isin!giro district, to examine how refugees perceive the education offered by UNHCR in Nakivale refugee settlement, Isingiro district and to determine the challenges faced by both UNI-ICR and refugees in Nakivale refugee settlement, Isingiro district. The researcher used both qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection. The study used descriptive analytical study for key informant interviews; and quantitative techniques for questionnaires and focus group discussions and documentary reviews during data collection. Qualitative data from the key informants were obtained from the interviews used during the study and the responses were listed and assigned codes according to emerging sub-themes of the study, which analyses were~ used ~for report writing coded~ on tables for interpretation. Quantitative data analysis was conducted by eliciting information from the interview schedules. Frequency tables, charts and descriptions were used to describe and present the findings. It was conclude that post primary education opportunity has been looked at by the few education actors as the alternative acceptable and implemented in situations of emergencies in countries of conflict and refugee host countries, Nakivale refugee camp settlement region inclusive, secondary school has gradually taking ground because it is considered as a scale up educational qualification which is globally! recognized to aid pursuance of college, university and institutional training programmes while financing depends majorly on individual and private sponsorships by interested candidates outside of the emergency education actor’s priority areas. Refugee children from DRC and South Sudan are facing language and culture shock upon arrival and after location into settlement camps in Nakivale refugee and settlement region. Refugees from DRC speak French and all their learning processes from home country is conducted in French language only and when they are settled in Uganda, they have to struggle in order to cope up with learning English as official communication in Uganda education system. Overall, there are many educational challenges in the Nakivale refugee settlement. However, the existing education partners still have a great opportunity to significantly impact the refugee community building the capacity of the youth and teachers through trainings, mobilizing the community, and improving ECD/CFS through to primary and secondary education including technical/vocational skills development implementation strategies in order to meet the overwhelming refugee education needs in Nakivale release camp settlement region. The researcher recommended that there should be an establishment of Community-led Technical/Vocational Skills Training Units; community Mobilization in Education in Emergencies should be sensitized; the provision of Teacher Training Materials should be taken into consideration and the government should improve the CFS Strategy and the inclusion of Children~ with Disabilities should be taken into consideration.
Description: A research report submitted to the college of humanities in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Award of Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Arts In International Relations and Diplomacy

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