education

Students from Haifa School in Beirut who took part in #myvoicemyschool, November 2014. © 2014 UNRWA Photo
12 June 2015
“When the explosion happened, I was scared,” says Hasan, a Palestine refugee from Syria now living in Beirut, to his peers in England over Skype. “I thought it was the end of the world. I couldn’t see anything in front of me.”
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Japanese volunteers and UNRWA students put their drawings on display
25 May 2015
“It is a small world. A world of love, laughter, hope, dreams and fear. There is a lot we can share. It is time to realize it is a small world after all,” said Ro’a and Sondos from Zohour girls’ school at the opening ceremony of the ‘My Pictures’ drawing exhibition in Amman. Their team’s drawing was titled ‘Small...
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Staff members of Community Based Organizations in Khan Younis actively participate in a ‘Training of Trainers’ workshop offered by the UNRWA Gender Initiative with funds from BMZ Germany. Photo credit: © UNRWA 2015 Photo by Ahmed Al Maqadama.
23 April 2015
UNRWA has entered the final phase of an early recovery project called ‘Assistance to Support Education, Health and Gender in the Transition from Emergency to Development’, generously funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany (BMZ).
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Nagham, Raghad, Maram, Safa’ and Ihssan won first place in an educational robotics competition in the West Bank last month. They will be participating for the third year in a row in the Arab League robotics competition in Jordan! Generous support from donors like the USA makes it possible for UNRWA to provide high quality education to Palestine refugees. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Awtan Khalawi
22 April 2015
“I am now aware of the importance of every minute, I appreciate time more. Before this experience I didn’t manage time well,” says Ihssan, an eighth grade student at the UNRWA Qattaneh Girls School in the West Bank.
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UNRWA and the EU collaborate on education in emergency
18 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working to provide education and psychosocial support to the many Palestine refugee children displaced from Syria by the country’s long-running conflict. Support from the European Union (EU), which has contributed over EUR 2.4 million through its Instrument...
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26 April 2016
Through generous funding from UNICEF, UNRWA held today the closing ceremony for the 2014-15 ‘support to school parliaments in UNRWA Schools in Lebanon’ project in Saida. The initiative consisted of training, capacity building activities and provision of small grants to School Parliaments in 41 UNRWA schools...
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 Thirteen-year-old Yasmin al-Najjar (centre), a student in the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centre for the Visually Impaired (RCVI), distributes snacks among her classmates, celebrating her first-place prize in the UNRWA educational human rights competition in Gaza City. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
20 April 2016
Thirteen-year-old Yasmin Al-Najjar – a student in the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centre for Visually Impaired (RCVI) in Gaza city – won the first prize in a voluntary educational human rights competition launched by UNRWA in all elementary schools in Gaza city
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14 April 2016
As part of its ‘Rebuild Palestine. Start with Education’ initiative, Dubai Cares supports two schools benefiting 2,570 refugee Palestinian children
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Jacopo Intini
31 March 2016
The Nation of Brunei has donated eight gas heaters to the UNRWA Nazzal Co-Ed Elementary School in Amman
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Nilse Ryman
29 March 2016
The UNRWA Deputy Director for Education, Nilse Ryman, participated in a consultation meeting with a small group of experts last week to develop a technical guidance document that will support education policymakers in reinforcing education to prevent violent extremism
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