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Plenty to be thankful for

My visit to the El Rio Learning Center today reaffirmed that the College provides access to a phenomenally wide spectrum of community members.

I met students in a… 215 more words

Seeking Quality Education

Education is often viewed as a universal cure to the numerous problems that plague the world, from poverty to terrorism to inequality. But access to education isn’t enough. 534 more words

Alternative Education

Education for Refugees

Introduction

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency known as the UNHCR, a refugee is defined as:

someone who, owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality and is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country; or who, not having a nationality and being outside the country of his former habitual residence as a result of such events, is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to return to it…

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Social Research

Challenges of Education in a Refugee Camp

The video below by Al-Fanar Media is filmed at world’s second largest refugee camp, Zataari, located in Jordan. It highlights the challenges formal education faces in these camps. 524 more words

Education Transformation

Adopt Pelikino - Donate!

After our successful Pelikino Summer Program 2014 we are now working hard on providing Pelikino education to more Syrian refugee children in Lebanon and around the region. 60 more words

Archived 2012: Celebration Ceremony of the 10th Anniversary of the SDC

We had the pleasure of celebrating the 10th Anniversary of SDC this year.  The celebrations were held over the course of 3 days.  From 11th to 12th November 2012, the students participated in sport competitions, as well as debates, poetry and art competitions.  180 more words

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