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Since 2012, the UNRWA Zarqa Preparatory Girls’ School No. 1 has achieved recognition as part of H.M. Queen Rania’s Healthy Schools National Accreditation project. Next year the school will twin with another school in Jordan to share its knowledge and experiences. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Holli Chmela
24 May 2016
The Zarqa Preparatory Girls’ School No. 1 has become “like a lighthouse for students and the community” when it comes to the promotion of health lifestyles
Features
Baseline study of classroom practices in UNRWA elementary schools
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2014
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The UNRWA Education Reform Strategy has identified teacher education as a critical area of concern and key for improving the quality of education. It recognises that a motivated and well-trained teaching force is a prerequisite for quality education and that this can only be brought about by...

UNRWA Archives
29 October 2014
When UNRWA staff first re-entered the Palestine refugee camp Qabr Essit last year, they were overwhelmed by the scale of destruction
Features
Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
09 October 2014
18 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centres for approximately 53,869 internally displaced persons.
Emergency Reports
Baian Abassi/UNRWA Archives
30 September 2014
UNRWA celebrated the inauguration of Shu’fat Basic Girls School in Shu’fat camp, a project that was funded by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB). Guests at the celebration included UNRWA Director of Operations in the West Bank Felipe Sanchez, Hani Abu Diab from the Islamic Development Bank and the Head of the UNRWA...
Press Releases
Gaza Situation Report 62
24 September 2014
19 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centers for approximately 57,775 internally displaced persons.
Emergency Reports
Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives
18 September 2014
19 UNRWA school buildings continue to serve as Collective Centers for approximately 58,141 internally displaced persons.
Emergency Reports
Statement of the Commissioner-General on the opening of the school year in Gaza
14 September 2014
As we start the school year, let us first join together in honoring the memory of the 500 children killed during the conflict - an average of ten a day. Let us remember and honor the 3,000 injured children, of which the UN believes 1,000 will have some form of physical disability for the rest of their lives. The...
Official Statements