Syria Palestine refugees humanitarian snapshot, September 2016

September marked the beginning of the new academic year. UNRWA schools opened for 44,597 students to attend regular classes, with services provided by 1,860 UNRWA teachers in 45 UNRWA schools and 56 schools managed by the Ministry of Education. Overall, the number of students enrolled in UNRWA...

UNRWA in Lebanon Celebrates Teachers and Students’ Achievements
19 October 2016
In partnership UNICEF, UNRWA organized an event following this year’s World Teachers’ Day theme, ‘Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status’ at the UNESCO palace in Beirut to recognize the tremendous efforts that teachers have made to help students to achieve their best...
UNRWA distributed ‘Dream Bags’ to 6,550 Palestine refugee students in the Gaza Strip, thanks to a generous contribution from RKK, a Japanese organization. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
17 October 2016
UNRWA has distributed ‘Dream Bags’ to dozens of Palestine refugee students across the Gaza Strip, thanks to a generous contribution from RKK- a Japanese organization
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
07 October 2016
On the occasion of World Teacher Day, and under the theme of 'empowered teachers and sustainable societies', UNRWA celebrates the progress achieved to date in the Agency’s education reform strategy
05 October 2016
(From left to right): Salam Saleh, Itaf al-Kasaji and Safa Saleh from the UNRWA Amir Hassan Preparatory 1 School in Jordan are among the thousands of teachers and educators who have been trained on the Agency’s Human Rights, Conflict Resolution and Tolerance (HRCRT) Education Toolkit, as part of the broader UNRWA Education Reform. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Viola Bruttomesso
05 October 2016
In the lead-up to World Teachers’ Day, teachers at the UNRWA Amir Hassan Preparatory 1 School in Jordan were asked about their favorite topic to teach. They responded enthusiastically, “Human rights!” Safa Saleh, an UNRWA teacher, works with her students at the UNRWA Amir...