|UNRWA Unveils a New Danish-Funded School in Yarmouk|
|18 June 2010|
The Ambassador of Denmark to Syria, Ms Christina Markus Lassen, today inaugurated a new school building in Yarmouk Camp. The Malkiyeh/Tarshiha school was built and equipped through a generous donation of USD 1,030,000 from the Danish government.
|Media campaign seeks to raise funds for UNRWA programmes|
|16 June 2010|
A regional media campaign will be launched during the holy month of Ramadan to raise funds for UNRWA health and education projects.
|UNRWA Girls Scoop "Special Award" At World's Top Science Competition|
|17 May 2010|
Three girls from the UNRWA School at Askar Camp in Nablus have made history by becoming the first Palestinians to win an award at the world's premier youth science competition. Aseel Abu Aleil, Aseel Alshaar and Noor Alarada were competing with 1500 finalists from around the world.
|Khalifa Bin Zayed Foundation First to Adopt a School in Gaza|
|12 May 2010|
On 12 May UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi presided over a ceremony to mark the adoption of a school in Gaza by the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nehayan Foundation based in Abu Dhabi.
|Video: Family struggles in seam zone limbo|
|04 May 2010|
“I want to study to be a doctor,” 10-year-old Sally Mas’ud says, beaming. But Sally’s family live in the West Bank seam zone, between the Green Line and the Barrier, and access restrictions place increasing strains on her education.
|One Laptop Per Child and UNRWA Partner to Provide Laptops for Palestinian Children|
|29 April 2010|
One Laptop per Child, a non-profit organisation whose mission is to help provide every child in the world access to a modern education, is partnering with UNRWA to bring new learning opportunities to nearly half a million Palestine refugee children by 2012.
|Video: Bright idea takes Nablus girls to California|
|23 April 2010|
Three schoolgirls from Nablus have been chosen to represent Palestine at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in California next month. The girls developed an electronic cane to help visually impaired people get around.
|Outstanding UNRWA student wins Eton scholarship|
|21 April 2010|
Mohammed Jalal Fahad, a 16-year old student at UNRWA’s Al-Aqsa School in Rashidieh Camp in Lebanon has, against all odds, won a scholarship at the prestigious Eton College in Britain. Mohammed will begin his studies at Eton this autumn, but has already been sent to visit Eton for a sneak preview of student life.
|Pupil plays perfect role as headteacher for a day|
|12 April 2010|
Ghida El-Banna, a ninth-grader at UNRWA’s Nablus school in Saida City in Lebanon, was recently given an unusual opportunity: to become headteacher for one day. She is the first student to be picked for the challenge as part of the school’s “young headteacher” activity.
|Adopt a School in Gaza|
|30 March 2010|
A new UNRWA scheme gives donors the chance to make a direct contribution to Palestine refugee children’s education by ‘adopting’ a school in Gaza.