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Future Generation in East Jerusalem


Titre : Future Generation in East Jerusalem

Pays : Palestine

Durée : June 2012 // December 2013

The Future Generation in East Jerusalem project aims at building, from among Palestinian students a cadre of educated and trained leaders who are civic-minded, intellectually able and professionally skilled to become community business and national leaders. Through the project, 16 schools in East Jerusalem will be receiving 900 Classmate devices from UNDP, as well as different levels of trainings for students, teachers, education officials and practitioners on how to utilize those devices. Classmate devices are Intel clamshell PCs designed for students, teachers, administrators and schools. They were designed to enrich the education process based on extensive research in classrooms worldwide and in collaboration with educators and software designers. The utilized e-content and educational applications will improve the quality of education in the oPt by acquiring and developing analytical and entrepreneurial skills, prompting critical and innovative thinking, and supporting students to acquaint to global knowledge, economy and technology. As a result of the higher levels of education, the students’ earning capacity potentials will increase and consequently improve their livelihoods. Furthermore, the project attempts to balance between the provision of high quality education and capacity development of educational and societal institutions to create a national programme that is able to combat inequality and human poverty in East Jerusalem.

Partenaires : Palestinian Partners for Sustainable Development, the Directorate of Education in East Jerusalem Geographic Coverage : East Jerusalem

Financement : Wafa Group, Islamic Development Bank
Budget (2012) : 300 000 USD

Présentation : PNUD

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