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Iraq: 3RP Monthly Update - October 2018: Education

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• In October, education partners reported 7,720 children (5-17 years) enrolled in formal education while 666 were inrolled in nonformal education. Since January, education partners have recorded a cumulative 20,865 children enrolled in formal education while 14,473 have been enrolled in non-formal education.

• 18 Back to school campaigns were conducted in refugee locations in October.
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• Textbooks were printed for all the Syrian refugee children in KRG. This will go a long way in helping to improve the quality of teaching and learning for refugee children.

NEEDS ANALYSIS

• The cluster funding gap is affecting payment of refugee school teachers' incentives. Approximately 3 million is required to pay incentives for 1,230 teachers in the current academic year.

• More trained teachers are urgently required in order to enhance the quality of education in refugee schools.