A Syrian Refugee School: Nearly 2,000 Students, 5 Shifts, 3 Languages
Many of these Syrian refugees live in desperate conditions ... "As long as we are here in Turkey, our children should learn the Turkish language so that's why we teach Turkish and English from grade one to grade 12," she says. Arabic is taught as well.
Publ.Date : Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:23:00 GMT
Education week: Team teaching shows big can be beautiful
Starting school is tough for any child, but even harder for refugee kids who arrive in Australia with no English skills ... come to Australia with his family after fleeing violence in Syria. Seven years earlier they had fled their home country, Iraq ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:33:00 GMT
A Skeptic and a Priest among Displaced Christians in Iraq
He spends significant time in Iraqi Kurdistan, where he occasionally volunteers to teach English at Mar Elia (St. Elias ... Elementary teaches hundreds of Kurdish refugee children from Syria who fled the city of Kobani during a siege by ISIS.
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:20:00 GMT
British woman held captive by Al Qaeda for seven months after going to Syria \'to teach English\' is released after the terror group discover she has a history of mental illness
After presenting Nusra Front fighters with evidence that the woman - who is understood to have crossed into Syria from Turkey to teach English - has a long history of mental illness, the militants agreed to release her on 'humanitarian' grounds without ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 24 Jun 2015 01:21:00 GMT
Kidnapped US Journalist Freed in Syria After Two Years in Captivity
According to Al Jazeera, Peter Theo Curtis was abducted in October 2012 from the Turkish town of Antakya, where he planned to enter Syria to teach English. Curtis was reportedly freed and handed over to UN representatives on Sunday after Qatari mediation ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 24 Aug 2014 14:35:00 GMT
IS opens English-speaking schools in Syria to teach kids how to blend in to \'spread terror\' overseas
A United Nations official has said that Islamic State (IS) militants have opened up two English speaking schools in Syria to teach their jihadi children how to blend in to "easily spread terror" while visiting other countries. According to the New York ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 24 Feb 2015 03:12:00 GMT
Teaching Syrian Stories: Between Understanding and Empathy
Washington University in St. Louis professor Anne-Marie McManus has been teaching a semester on Syrian narratives ... which is when some of the major Syrian novels in English were produced, then we looked at the formation of the Ba?ath Party and Hafez ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 06 Dec 2014 13:22:00 GMT
ISIS? English-language schools teach jihadi children to ?blend in?
Islamic State militants have opened a pair of English-speaking schools in hopes of teaching jihadi children in Syria how ... schoolgirls feared to be on their way to shack up with ISIS in Syria. Amira Abase, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and Shamima Begum ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:37:00 GMT
Syrian teacher continues teaching in tent city
English teacher Salah Ibrahim, who took refugee in Turkey prior to the Syrian army's crackdown, dedicated himself to the education of the children of Syrian families living in the tent cities in southeastern Turkey. Teaching as an English teacher in a ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 20 Dec 2012 03:27:00 GMT
Bettany Hughes on what ancient thinkers can teach us about our lives: "None of my favourite philosophers were killjoys - they drank and had sex"
?I just want to finish my law degree,? came the quiet reply. His English ran out ? so he tapped some Arabic in to a borrowed phone to be simultaneously translated: ?Syria is a mess?, the message flashed. When times are hard we want ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:47:00 GMT