Almost 79,000 Syrian Children educated in Turkey refugee school


Currently, Turkey is hosting the largest number of Syrian refugees worldwide, and have spent more than $20 billion to $25 billion in their care.

Veysi Kaynak said 13,600 teachers, 12,630 of whom are from Arab states and the rest who were Turkish, were educating a total of 78,824 Syrian children in Nursery’s, Primary and secondary schools in temporary refugee centres.

The temporary refugee schools, run by the education Ministry, provide mathematics, science and social sciences and computing classes, children are taught language courses in Turkish, English and Arabic.

Over 2,000 vocational training courses for adults were established and so far 222,900 had qualified in courses in Hairdressing, computing and languages.

“Education, health, security and religious services are provided in temporary shelter centres, 24 hours a day and seven days a week,” he added.

The war in Syria has raged for five years, it’s a matter of life and death. Millions have fled the conflict, but still some people live in the war-torn country.

What began as a peaceful protest against the government in March 2011 has resulted a catastrophe, when the Bashar al-Assad regime cracked down on pro-democracy protests.

According to UN figures 250,000 people have been killed and more than 10 million displaced.

Thousands of children have been killed since 2011, and some have fled to countries like America, Canada, and Turkey.