Articles tagged: Refugee Crisis
SYRIAN CHRISTIANS STAND STRONG
Through all the pain their country has endured, Syrian believers have been sustained by their steadfast faith. Months after ISIS militants were driven from the last of their territory, Christians gathered in Damascus to praise God. The special thanksgiving event was broadcast live on SAT-7 ARABIC, encouraging viewers across the region.
PARTNERING TO REACH CHILDREN EVERYWHERE
As well as enabling millions of children to learn in homes and informal refugee settlements, SAT-7 ACADEMY is making a difference in classrooms. The channel will soon be used in two very different educational settings in Lebanon: the Cultural Heritage and Interactive Learning Development (CHILD) Centre for refugees, and a local private school.
CHILDREN LEARN VALUABLE LIFE LESSONS THROUGH STORIES
Karim and Nour are the fictional brother and sister who feature in My Story, a new My School segment series. Through the pair’s adventures and experiences, young viewers learn valuable life lessons taught by storyteller Nada Kastoun Saab.
REMARKABLE PROGRESS FOR TRAUMATISED CHILDREN
The recently launched Cultural Heritage and Interactive Learning Development (CHILD) Centre is an alternative learning facility for Syrian refugee children without other access to education. The students are making remarkable progress, with children who were broken, traumatised, and fearful becoming happy, thriving learners.
A NEW TEACHING MODEL FOR EVERYONE
Roy Saab has been a consultant for SAT-7 ACADEMY since its early stages of development. He is an experienced educator and curriculum developer, currently directing an Education in Emergencies project in Lebanon. Roy explains the channel’s potential and its role in the future of education across the Arab World.
“LITTLE SABAH, MY TEACHER AND MY HERO”
On a recent trip to Lebanon, Communications Officer Katerina Parpa visited a learning centre that uses SAT-7 ACADEMY’s educational programs to help refugee children thrive. Here she reflects on the experience and the heart-warming moments she shared with the Syrian and Iraqi children.
BRIDGING THE EDUCATION GAP
Once a world leader in medicine, mathematics and science, the Arabic–speaking world today struggles to meet the education, health and societal needs of its citizens.