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The Impact of the Haitian Earthquake on a Fragile Education System

Education, Poverty, Malnutrition and Famine : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction On 12 January 2010, an earthquake of the unprecedented magnitude of 7.0 hit the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, causing more than 220,000 deaths, many of whom were school children. More than 4,000 schools with vulnerable...

Haiti: Education at the Crossroads

Education in Mexico, Central America and the Latin Caribbean

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction There are just ten countries in the world with adult literacy rates below 50 per cent; Haiti is one of them. UIS – UNESCO (2013). Furthermore, only 4 per cent of children who attended school in Haiti completed...

Haiti Study-Abroad

Community-Based Transformational Learning : An Interdisciplinary Inquiry into Student Experiences and Challenges

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...Sarah was an American Sign Language (ASL)—English Interpreting major, but she applied for the Deaf Education international practicum in Haiti because she thought that a sign language immersion experience would be a good opportunity to use...