Amman Quarterly Newsletter, January 2012 Vol.3 - Issue 1

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Supporting UNRWA’s launch of the education reform strategy on World Teachers’ Day

UNESCO supported UNRWA’s launch of its education reform strategy for 2011 to 2015 on 5th October 2011, World Teachers’ Day, in Amman. The reform will improve the quality of learning for Palestine refugee students in UNRWA’s 700 schools and allow the Agency to meet the evolving demands of an education system for the 21st century. The strategy focuses on teacher development, curriculum and student assessment, inclusive education, and technical and vocational training