The graduating class from the Performing Arts CSLT
Performing Arts CSLT Graduation at Dzaleka
On Thursday 25 April 2013, in the JRS Women’s Center hosted the graduation of Performing Arts CLST students, accompanied by the Communication and Journalism and Gardening students who received certificates for completing their six months of practical work..
Recently purchased cycles at Kakuma are helping JC:HEM to study.
Kakuma Cycles Facilitate Learning
In Kakuma students often have to travel very long distances to reach the Arrupe Centre. Because of this the program loans bicycles to students who have to travel far, so that they can more easily access the Centre
Suad Sharif Mohamed, from Somalia, is one of the JC:HEM students taking a diploma course online from Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya (Angelika Mendes/JRS)
UNHCR-Jesuit agreement enhances access to higher education for the forcibly displaced
The UN refugee agency and the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), through its partner Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins initiative (JC:HEM), have signed an agreement to enhance higher education opportunities for refugees and other forcibly displaced people through online and on-site courses.
JC:HEM Project Update, August 2012
In the months since the JC:HEM Worldwide Conference, held March 2012 at Regis University, much has happened. To get updated on all aspects of JC:HEM please come to www.jc-hem.org and engage with the new web site where the JC:HEM Worldwide Conference report and post conference activities can be accessed.
JC:HEM Transform Brochure
Despite the incredible progress already made, the challenges remain as numerous as they are imposing. How do we bring reliable energy and internet access to the more remote, rugged and oftentimes politically volatile places? How do we deliver academic content that is effective, sensitive and culturally relevant? How do we coordinate and sustain the largely volunteer network of faculty and others that is needed to build a truly global enterprise, all with limited resources?
Transform: The Newsletter of JC:HEM - Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins. August 2012
Transform: The Newsletter of JC:HEM - Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins. November 2012
Transform: The Newsletter of JC:HEM - Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins. January 2013
What does it mean, “At the Margins”?
A friend recently asked, “What does it mean, “At the Margins”?
This is an important question for JC:HEM strategic initiatives. When JC:HEM discusses with Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), UNHCR, and Universities the need for higher education among refugees in protracted situations and for internally displaced people, the concept of the margins is a driving force