Kennedy Monari is an Education in emergencies specialist, trainer/teacher, and a researcher with specialties focusing on designing and implementing educational projects, from the emergency phase to post-conflict situations — emphasizing the mechanisms required to ensure the protection of children’s affected by conflict /disaster and improve the quality of education during and after humanitarian crises, technical and strategic support to the emergency team on education response and recovery. He holds a Master’s degree in Education in Emergencies from the University of Nairobi. He gives a high interest in conducting key research on education in the context of forced migration sometimes referred to as forced or involuntary displacement in countries faced with forced displacement — induced by humans or nature.
This study will be undertaken in Northern Uganda and focuses particularly on how forced displacement impacts the educational outcomes of conflict-affected children. The study intends to explore the difference in educational outcomes between refugees, defined as the displaced person who has crossed the international border to a neighboring country, and IDP returnees, defined as individuals who were forced to flee their home but never leave their country during the conflict and later returned home.