Can't Wait to Learn in the Press

Can’t Wait to Learn, including the e-Learning Sudan project, receives extensive media attention and coverage in the Netherlands and internationally.

Information for Press

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Press coverage & articles

02/08/2018 (in Dutch) Michaela DePrince ging voor War Child naar Libanon
Dancer and War Child ambassador visited various programme in Lebannon, among which Can't Wait to Learn. This article was published in the Dutch magazine Elle.

16/07/2018 (in Dutch) Marco Borsato: 'mijn wereldbeeld is duidelijk veranderd'
Singer and 20 year long War Child ambassador Marco Borsato visited various programme in Uganda, among which Can't Wait to Learn. He gave this interview for Dutch national radio.

02/2018 (in Dutch) Door de Ogen van Kate Radford
Can't Wait to Learn programme director Kate Raford talked about the latest development, two years after being granted a special grant by the Dutch National Lottery.

02/01/2017 The Messy Middle: Managing the Challenges of Scale-up | Stanford Social Innovation Review
Five lessons on scaling educational technology for the most vulnerable children by Becky Telford & Kate Radford. Read article.

09/19/16 Recipients of the Humanitarian Education Accelerator Announced | Reliefweb OCHA
Can't Wait to Learn is selected as one of three projects to be supported in scaling up by the Humanitarian Education Accelerator, led by UNHCR, UNICEF and DFID. Read article.

07/27/16 Why Education of Children Affected by Emergencies and Protracted Crises Cannot Wait | The Institute of International and European Affairs
Speech by Jo Bourne, Associate Director and Global Chief of Education of UNICEF International, about the importance of investing in innovative strategies to meet the educational needs of children in conflict. Listen to the podcast.

07/14/16 Accelerating progress in education with hands-on, minds-on learning | Brookings Institute
Article about several innovations in education, featuring Can’t Wait to Learn. Read blogpost.

05/03/16 E-Learning Sudan, Formal Learning for Out-of-School Children | e-Journal of e-Learning
Peer-reviewed article about e-Learning Sudan, the forerunner of Can’t Wait to Learn.

05/02/16 IKEA stottar lekfullt lärande | Dagens Industri
Article in Swedish newspaper about the support of IKEA Foundation to Can’t Wait to Learn. Read the article.

09/30/15 Giving Children in War-Torn Areas a Chance to Learn | The Huffington Post
Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugee children are unable to access school. War Child Holland is now exploring adapting and scaling the e-Learning Sudan program in regions’ affected by Syrian crisis. Read the article.

07/07/15 Can't Wait to Learn featured at the | Oslo Summit on Education
UNICEFs’ Jo Bourne highlighted the Can’t Wait to Learn project during her presentation. View an image

04/22/15 Innovator Interview: eLearning Sudan | Center for Education Innovations
Political and economic instability in Sudan is a barrier that denies more than 1.8 million primary school-aged children access to primary education. eLearning Sudan is using innovation and creativity to turn this tide and reach vulnerable children in need of education.

03/19/15 How Computer Games Are Helping War-Torn Children Get Access To An Education | The Huffington Post
Globally, over 30 million children living in conflict areas are out of school. Imagine the impact if there were a way to bring education to these children. Read the article.

03/19/15 CEI Shares Possibilities for Innovation at CIES 2015 | Center for Education Innovations
Every year, the Comparative and International Education Society holds a global conference that brings together implementers, researchers, policymakers, and funders from all over the world to discuss emerging and pressing issues in global education.

01/07/15 Rekenles in Soedan met Nederlands computerspel | De Volkskrant and De Telegraaf
Two major Dutch newspapers publish articles about e-Learning Sudan. View De Volkskrant article.

12/04/14 Innovative Education Project Receives International Recognition | UNICEF
War Child’s E-Learning project in Sudan, that enables children to learn using tablets, has been chosen by UNICEF as a showcase project in their Innovation in Education programme.

11/20/14 Learning at their fingertips | UNICEF
The UNICEF State of the World’s Children 2015 Report showcases a brief film about e-Learning Sudan, the start of the Can’t Wait to Learn-programme. Watch video.