Research & Ideation
Airbel Impact Lab @ International Rescue Committee
Client: Bernard Van Leer Foundation
Early Learning Models Ideation 
Syrian Response Region

SOSHL partnered with the Bernard Van Leer Foundation, in collaboration with the International Rescue Committee’s Airbel Impact Lab, to undertake a short research and ideation process to look for new models to teach early childhood development concepts to parents living in displacement contexts.

The focus was on looking for accessible channels to meet parents where they were, through structures that would fit the reality of their daily lives. After spending time with displaced families in Jordan and Lebanon, we focused primarily on in-person activities and other ways to build organic parent  communities, as well as on appropriate ways to use mass media to build a baseline of knowledge.

These concepts were workshopped with a group of subject-matter experts in preparation to look for pilot funding.

Credit: Airbel Impact Lab @ International Rescue Committee
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