All photographs by Andy Hall
By Hannah Summers by The Guardian
Thousands of Syrians who have missed out on years of vital learning are being helped back into education in Lebanon and Jordan.
These Syrian children, aged eight to 14, attend a psycho-social support class at the Back to the Future centre in Lebanon’s Akkar district. They are among more than 450,000 Syrian refugee children in Lebanon and 240,000 in Jordan aged three to 18. Some 60% are out of school, according to UNHCR. The organisation AVSI is working with partners – War Child, Holland, Terre des Hommes, Italy and Terre des Hommes, Netherlands – to help thousands of displaced children into education. They focus on preparation for school, inclusion once in school and preventing children from dropping out early.
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