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Iraq: 3RP Monthly Update - December 2015: Education

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Out of 57,444, school age children (6 – 17) 36,465 are enrolled in formal education (primary and secondary)



Camps: Delivering educational and learning materials, stationary and Quality Learning Environment assessment tools in 4 schools reaching 2,808 students.

For winterization, 111 kerosene lamps were distributed to Erbil refugee schools: 25 in Darashakran, 26 in Basirma, 20 in Qushtapa, 25 in Kawergosk (and 15 in Daratu/Erbil).

In Adolescent-Friendly Spaces (AFS) targeting youth ages (12-19 years), 187 refugees benefitted from life skills, informal education, and psychosocial activities.

Non-camps: Activities in Daratu with children (aged 10 to 14) focused a theatre play on harassment at school prepared by 17 children, and discussion with parents on harassment at school. Awareness sessions with adults on child marriage reached 37 females and 33 males. End of semester exams for 233 children was facilitated for 112 girls and 121 boys.

Starting Teacher Learning Circles (TLC) to 11 groups with 121 teachers. Each group meets regularly to discuss the challenges.

11 Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs) received training on developing School - Improvement Plans (SIPs); financial and technical support to support the activities.

A three day training of trainers (on Psychosocial Support and Active Learning, PTAs and Children’s Committees) was conducted for 6 female master trainers in 4 formal schools in Erbil city, reaching 127 teachers (male 44; female 83).