- In Syria, between 17 May a
nd 28 May 2015, more than 305,600 children wrote the grade 9 national exam, across 2,310 schools or centers countrywide.
- In Jordan, through UNICEF partners the Makani-My Space integrated approach, offering alternative education, psychosocial support services and life skills training has been implemented in 145 locations nationwide targeting vulnerable children and youth.
- In Iraq, approximately 12,000 individuals (approx. 2,500 households) received messaging through tent-to-tent visits and gatherings on the prevention of communicable diseases that have been present in camps.
- In Lebanon, in May the Education Sector rolled out the Accelerated Learning Programme (ALP) pilot in which 12,865 children participated in the ALP placement tests. The ALP, developed by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE), provides subjects required by the official Lebanese curriculum, in addition to life skills and psycho-social support modules. The ALP allows boys and girls aged 9 to 17 who have been out of school for more than two years, to catch up with the Lebanese educational system.