For Syrian Kurds, new curriculum in once-banned language
Amina Berro, an English language teacher and a Kurd ... In a candle-lit room in northeast Syria, Murad was helping Raman complete his homework. For Murad, teaching the Kurdish language is an investment in his people's future. "The biggest achievement ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:37:00 GMT
Canadians Learn Arabic To Give Syrian Refugees A Warm Welcome
Foster also opened a school to teach English to Arabs who are newly arrived in Canada ... homes and turn to Canada and other Western countries.? Al-Ramahy says most Syrian refugees come from cities located near Iraq and speak a similar dialect to ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:46:00 GMT
Teaching English in Syria: For Some, a Job Is a Matter of Karma
AA: I'm Avi Arditti and this week on WORDMASTER: meet Safwan Abdulsalam Kadoora. He's the director of the English department at Karma. That's an English and French language center that opened in Damascus, Syria, in two thousand six. SAFWAN KADOORA: "We are ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 02 Feb 2016 04:15:00 GMT
UM graduate student wants to teach you Arabic
Ahmad Abdallah, with the help of the Mount of Olives Arabic Language and Cultural Club wants to teach ... in Syria, Palestine, Israel and Jordan. He says he wants the classes to be as immersive as possible, so he won't be speaking much English.
Publ.Date : Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:56:00 GMT
Teen twins killed on Canada Olympic Park bobsled track "two of Calgary\'s finest" family says
Every week, he volunteered helping Syrian refugees, playing guitar and teaching English songs at a Calgary welcoming centre. Jordan was student council president affectionately known by hundreds of students for his regular morning announcements he started ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:42:00 GMT
British Effort to Identify Potential Radicals Spurs Debate Over Profiling
Last month, Mr. Cameron announced a £20 million fund to teach English to Muslim women ... example of four girls from the Bethnal Green Academy in London who traveled to Syria last year. ?Clearly a mini social movement was going on within that school, ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Who are the Kosovar fighters in Syria?
You could do a better job by teaching us and others about the Quran.'" When they were in Syria, the brothers stayed in touch with ... looks down as she taps her fingers on the wooden school desk. She is an English teacher but it took all the courage ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 11 Feb 2016 03:48:00 GMT
Twins killed at Canada Olympic Park were straight-A students with bright futures
Every week, he volunteered helping Syrian refugees, playing guitar and teaching English songs at a Calgary welcoming centre. Jordan was student council president at Calgary?s Westmount Charter School, a private facility for gifted students. He scored ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 07 Feb 2016 19:22:00 GMT
Syrian Schools Are Faced With the Threat of Bombing in Aleppo
In unofficial schools run by a Syrian charitable organisation ... The organisation Cash Malik (which means Checkmate in English) manages 7 schools where most of the 110 teachers are new to the profession and teach nearly 3000 students in the divided ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:28:00 GMT
As US braces for refugees, one Maine town offers lesson of inclusion
As the United States prepares to take in thousands of refugees from Syria in the months and years ahead ... Local college students were recruited to teach English. Job-skills workshops were funded. By the time the white-supremacist rally convened ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:31:00 GMT