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05 October 2012
UNRWA operates 172 schools in Jordan, providing nine years of basic education for more than 122,000 students and training more than 600 teachers each year. While UNRWA students test well above average in Jordan, there are no resources to create programming for special-needs students.
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05 October 2012
UNRWA provides schooling to over 50,000 students in 99 schools in the West Bank, and has for the last three years been focused on a special plan to raise standards. UNRWA’s plan includes making the curriculum more targeted, teaching methods and remedial classes, and encouraging better community participation.
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24 September 2012
A supervisor in the women’s programme centre in the Bureij refugee camp, Elham has always been committed to improving the lives of women in the Gaza Strip. Yet she recognised that there were women in the community who weren’t coming in to the centre.
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07 September 2012
UNRWA training centres in Gaza prepare students with skills that allow them to succeed in their future careers, along with career guidance and job placements. However, the reality of life in Gaza is that opportunities will continue to be denied unless underlying realities are addressed.
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06 September 2012
"I wish I could enjoy recess", says student Reem, a ninth-grader at an UNRWA school in Jordan. "But the school yard; it’s so small."
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