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Mr. Bo Schack, Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, and Mr. Farid Abu Athra, Chief of UNRWA's Education Programme in Gaza, honour one of the school principals for his 40 years of service. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
22 September 2016
As a sign of appreciation for their years of service, UNRWA honoured eight education staff members (six teachers, a deputy school principal and a school principal) as they will complete 40 years of service with UNRWA in 2016. The celebration was held at the UNRWA Education Programme office in presence of Mr. Bo Schack...
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Damascus Training Centre, Syria, August 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Iyad Alfaouri
20 September 2016
UNRWA celebrates the achievements with the students and their parents 17 of its students, including youth from Yarmouk, who were among those who obtained the highest marks in the grade 9 national examinations in Syria
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The Deputy Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Ms. Melinda Young, speaks at the Education Management Information System (EMIS) launch at Al Zaitoun Preparatory Girls school in Gaza city. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
02 September 2016
With support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Government of France, UNRWA is launching the Education Management Information System to capture a range of timely information about students and teachers, reinforcing analysis and evidence-based policy making
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Firas Abou-Aloul
01 September 2016
Recognizing the importance of access to education for Palestine refugee children in Lebanon, UNRWA staff members, led by the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Matthias Schmale, and the Chief of the Field Education Programme, Ahmad Mouh, attended the openings of schools across the country
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UNRWA students in Gaza receive school supplies. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
30 August 2016
On 28 August, 263,229 students returned to 267 UNRWA schools in Gaza. Returning students received free school supplies, including Arabic and English exercise books, pens and pencils
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo
12 August 2016
On 8 and 9 August, the UNRWA Syria Field Education Programme held its annual conference in Damascus to reflect on its achievements in promoting quality education to Palestine refugee children in Syria despite the significant challenges being faced
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A teacher works with her students in an UNRWA school in Arroub camp, West Bank. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
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This is the final report of UNRWA Education Reform (2011-2015), as although work must continue to embed, sustain and build upon its achievements in the Medium Term Strategy (MTS) period, the funded implementation period of the Reform ended in December 2015. The Education Reform Strategy (ERS)...

UNRWA Siblin Training Centre graduation ceremonies, July 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
03 August 2016
The UNRWA Siblin Training Centre (STC) held two commencement ceremonies for the 2015/16 academic year, honouring the 482 students graduating from its South and North campuses with expertise in over 22 specializations
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