EDUCATION IN GAZA – PSYCHOSOCIAL ASSESSMENT.

Psychosocial Assessment of Education in Gaza

(UNESCO oPt)

UNESCO oPt recently commissioned a comprehensive report on the psychosocial impacts of the war and blockade on learners and on the overall education system in Gaza. The data collected reveals that despite showing impressive resilience in the face of enormous burdens, the psychosocial impacts facing the education system are sufficiently powerful and pervasive that, if left unaddressed, could undermine the functionality and resilience of the education system in Gaza.  Symptomatic of this was evidence of increased violence in schools; higher levels of absenteeism and drop out; and declining academic performance.

Download and read the report here.

 

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