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Stephen Downes

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According to this article, "the African Higher Education in Emergencies Network (AHEEN) was launched during the pandemic as an African solution to the African problem of forced displacement of youth and their lack of access to Higher Education." The program is supported by "university members in five African refugee-hosting implementation countries – Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Burundi and South Africa." The first cohort has recently graduated with a Diploma in Community Interpreting from the University of Nairobi. This programs teaches skills supporting interpretation in remote contexts using digital technology.

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