This section of the education in emergencies e-learning module delves into Domain Two of the INEE Minimum Standards (INEE MS), Access and Learning Environment. During times of crisis, access to education, which is a vital right and resources, is often extremely limited. Education plays a crucial role in helping affected people cope with their situation and establish normality in their lives. It can provide life-saving knowledge and skills for survival, and may offer opportunities for change that will improve equity and and quality of education.The Access and Learning Environment Domain consists of the following three standards:
1. Equal Access
2. Protection and Well-being
3. Facilities and Services
These standards are depicted in the map below. Click on the image to enlarge the map, and familiarize yourself with the standards. Keep these standards and key actions in mind as you answer the questions in this section. Refer to the INEE Minimum Standards Handbook for additional information regarding the Access and Learning Environment Domain.