Latest News: Syrian Refugees study Arabic in a Game-based Digital Learning environment

eLearningworld News from Jordan In a collaboration between Libraries Without Borders and eduTechnoz Syrian refugee children in Jordan are now offered language lessons in Arabic. The learning environment is based on the Ideas Box that is a portable multi-media toolkit that is developed by Libraries Without Borders. The toolkit is facilitating and strengthening access to non-formal education for vulnerable communities such as refugees. And it is combined with eduTechnoz game-based educational online resources for children… Continue reading

Latest News: Syrian Children can go to School in 21 Days, says Gordon Brown, UN

eLearningworld News from UN UN unveils a plan to get Syrian 1 million refugee-children to school. The United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education, Gordon Brown, today said: “While the recent focus has rightly been on refugees entering Europe, there are 4 million refugees – 2 million of them children – who are holed up in Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon, many living on the streets in a crisis which is now of biblical proportions”. Education… Continue reading

Latest News: Publisher supporting Syrian childrens’ school education

eLearningworld News from the World The Syrian conflict has been ongoing for four years, which have put almost three million Syrian children out of school. This should be seen in the light of that only 2% of the humanitarian aid to Syria is directed on education. The global educational publisher Pearson is now trying to find solutions beyond philanthropy to solve this deficit. They will spend £1 million to help Syrian children with their education… Continue reading