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05 October 2012
In Lebanon, Palestinian refugee children and young people have restricted access to the public school system. As a result, UNRWA in Lebanon provides not only primary education but also secondary education and, to a lesser extent, supports access to university education through specific donor funding.
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05 October 2012
The Gaza Strip is a difficult place to get an education. Amid a backdrop of violence, unemployment, and extreme poverty resulting from the ongoing Israeli blockade of the coastal enclave, the quality of children’s education in Gaza has declined in recent years.
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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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