August Update from Firefly for Syrians

Update from Antakya August 2020 Maria Chambers, project coordinator. Online learning continues in Turkey and Syria. This week we celebrated with end of course parties – small groups of socially distanced children came into the centre seeing each other for the first time since March. There was a great atmosphere...

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Covid 19 and online learning Firefly for Syrians

Online education is exceptionally exciting, enabling us to increase our reach as well as explore new ways of educating, accommodating different ages and educational needs in a rapidly evolving landscape of education.  Firefly for Syrians has managed quickly to mobilise our programme to ensure that we are still delivering the...

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Updates from Syria, Gaza and Bosnia

In the Syrian camps we have been running workshops about hygiene – the importance of hand washing and awareness of Coronavirus alongside our daily curriculum. Syrian children have endured so much in their lives and are increasingly vulnerable in these unprecedented times. Our work is crucial supporting these communities through...

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Updates from Antakya – October 2017

Our projects coordinator – Maria Chambers – visited our centre in Antakya this October, bringing back great news!   “It was just so wonderful to see the way the Applied science programme has developed. Top quality resources have been made at the centre that support the curriculum developed by our...

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Summer Programme for our girls

We identified a need to focus on offering opportunities for teenage girls to get back into a learning environment. To attract teenage girls to our educational centre, we designed a programme that would give them an opportunity to engage with an entrepreneurial activity and further education at the same time....

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