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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Shafiq Fahed
03 May 2016
UNRWA hosted more than 80 education practitioners, policymakers, academics, non-government officials, UN staff and representatives from countries across the globe who gathered in Amman, Jordan, for the biannual International Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) Working Group
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Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza Bo Schack with ambassador Kattouf, president of AMIDEAST, on the graduation ceremony of the English Access Micro-scholarship programme 2014-2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
02 May 2016
UNRWA Director of Operations in Gaza Bo Schack attended the graduation ceremony of 200 UNRWA students who had passed the ‘English Access Micro-scholarship programme 2014-2016’ - a two-year English language programme funded by the United States aims to increase the English skills and abilities of the students, in...
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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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17 March 2016
UNRWA, through generous funding from the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC), commenced implementation of the second phase of the “construction and equipping of UNRWA Schools in the Gaza Strip” project
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2016 Global Teacher Prize winner Hanan al-Hroub. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
14 March 2016
Palestine refugee and West Bank teacher, Hanan al-Hroub, has been awarded the Global Teacher Prize, known as ‘the Education Nobel’, for her work with traumatized children in the West Bank
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Hanan al-Hroub, originally from Dheisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem, is a second-grade teacher based in Ramallah. Her ‘Play and Learn’ approach to teaching has earned her a spot among the top ten finalists for the 2016 Global Teacher Prize. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
11 March 2016
Hanan al-Hroub, a second-grade teacher at Samiha Khalil Secondary School, a governmental school in Ramallah, and originally from Dheisheh refugee camp, is one of the top ten finalists for the Global Teacher Prize
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