A generation out of school Population: 17.2 million; 87% Muslim, 10% Christian, 3% Druze Literacy: 91.7% men, 81% women In the six years since Syria’s civil war began, over 11 million citizens have fled their homes and moved elsewhere in the country or crossed borders as refugees. Some 1 in 3 children have known only war during their lives and […]
This summer, SAT-7 is looking to break new ground when it launches a new educational channel. SAT-7 ACADEMY will build on My School broadcasts – watched by over 1.3 million children – and on the broader range of educational shows the network provides. SAT-7 is currently exploring a range of funding opportunities to enable this exciting new venture. “Education is […]
New service to target 21 million out of school or at risk of dropping out SAT-7 is preparing to introduce an educational channel that will help meet the desperate need for improved schooling in the MENA region. It is scheduled to air in summer 2017 with special programmes for children, parents and teachers. Unrest and war across the Middle East […]
As the number of people displaced by conflict reaches record levels, refugee children have told SAT-7 how our educational programme My School is helping them to continue learning while away from home. On World Refugee Day (20 June), the UN said it was the first time the number of refugees worldwide had passed the 60 million mark, with the highest […]
Following the alarming advance of so called Islamic State (IS), the children and youth of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are facing a tremendous crisis. Over 13 million children (40% of the school-age children from Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, and Sudan) in the region cannot go to school because of conflict.