education

© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Sahem Rababa
19 October 2015
Students in Nuzah, Jordan, no longer have to worry about whether their classrooms are safe thanks to the United States, which provided the funds for a newly constructed school
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Suheir al-Khaldi teaches Arabic at the UNRWA Preparatory A School in Nuseirat, central Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
13 October 2015
Suheir started her career as an Arabic teacher more than 20 years ago in the same UNRWA school where she had studied as a child. “My best memories are of the UNRWA teachers who, with the humble means available at the time, always encouraged and motivated us as refugees, and particularly girls, to continue our...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
07 October 2015
On 22 September, the Syria Field Office held a ceremony to honour 11 Palestine refugee students who had earned the highest marks in Syria’s national examinations earlier in the summer
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© 2013 UNRWA Photo
05 October 2015
Education is essential to eliminating gender inequality, reducing poverty, creating a sustainable planet and fostering peace. In recognition of this, UNRWA will join the rest of the world on 5 October 2015 to celebrate World Teachers' Day, an annual UN celebration that recognizes and celebrates the contribution of...
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Marka Basic Girls School, Amman, Jordan. © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
05 October 2015
UNRWA has taken all six top awards at the British Council’s Connecting Classrooms Initiative this year in Jordan. The aim of the project is to connect schools in the Middle East with schools around the world, helping young people develop knowledge, skills and values to contribute responsibly both locally and globally
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05 October 2015
01 October 2015
In the context of the efforts to help addressing the plight of the refugees in the wider Middle East region, the European Union (EU) announced that it will support Palestine refugees with fresh funding totalling EUR 30 million. The money will support core UNRWA programmes, including education and health care. It comes...
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Samples of heating systems based on solar energy produced by students from the UNRWA Gaza Training Centre, August 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
23 September 2015
Four 16- to 18-year-old refugee students from the UNRWA Gaza Training Centre (GTC) have successfully developed three different samples of solar heating units that will soon provide affordable, safe and environmentally friendly heating solutions for internally displaced Palestinian (IDP) families still living in...
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