Education- Arab Today education arab today Thu, 16 Jan 2014 05:15:51 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev ( Israeli forces halt construction of school facility in Nablus israeli forces halt construction of school facility in nablus

Israeli forces Thursday seized a concrete pump and two mixers used for the transportation of concrete to the construction site of a school facility in Furush Beit Dajan village, east of Nablus, said the school principal.

The principal of Furush Beit Dajan Secondary Co-ed School, Tawfeeq Hajj Muhammad, said that Israeli forces broke into the construction site and seized the concrete pump and two mixers.

Soldiers ordered him to halt the construction until further notice.

Furush Beit Dajan is located in the West Bank’s Area C, under full Israeli administrative and military control, where Israel rarely issues construction permits to Palestinians, forcing many to build without permits to shelter their families.

Meanwhile, Between 500,000 and 600,000 Israelis live in Jewish-only settlements across occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank in violation of international law.

Israel has seized hundreds of dunums from Furush Beit Dajan for the construction of Al-Hamra settlement, located to the west of the village, al-Hamra military base and checkpoint as well as the by-pass road No. 57, which connects the Jordan Valley to Nablus city.

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 17:41:20 GMT
A total of 130 schools in Syria's Aleppo restored after war a total of 130 schools in syrias aleppo restored after war

The authorities of Syria's Aleppo have restored 130 schools in liberated areas of the city and 340 educational facilities in the eastern part of the Aleppo province, a local official told reporters.

"A total of 130 schools were restored and opened in liberated areas of the city, as well as 340 schools in the eastern part of the province. A total of 1,349 schools are currently open in Aleppo," the official said.

Some school buildings were almost completely destroyed during the war.

"During the war, militants occupied the upper floors of the school building and organized a hospital in the basement. They used classrooms for performing surgeries," director of Aleppo's school Khamid al-Omar said. He added that the building destroyed by militants, was restored in several months.

Engineer Bassam Makhshur, who works on restoring schools, said that the most difficult part is clearing out debris. "The most difficult stage is the first stage - clearing out debris. Works were often halted, as we found mines under every collapsed wall, and we had to call in sappers," he added.



Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:43:02 GMT
Students suffocate from teargas fired by Israeli soldiers east of Jerusalem students suffocate from teargas fired by israeli soldiers east of jerusalem

Dozens of students suffocated on Thursday from teargas inhalation after Israeli soldiers fired teargas canisters at them in the town of Abu Dis, east of occupied Jerusalem, a local source told WAFA.

Soldiers broke into the town in the morning hours as students were heading to their schools in an attempt to destroy a memorial built for a young Palestinian who was killed by the Israeli army.

The students threw stones at the soldiers, who responded by firing teargas at them causing a large number of suffocation cases treated on the spot.

The army had previously destroyed the memorial of Mohammad Lafi and warned residents against rebuilding it. The residents, however, rebuilt the memorial immediately after it was destroyed.


Thu, 29 Nov 2018 20:29:53 GMT
IOF besiege school in Bethlehem to arrest a student iof besiege school in bethlehem to arrest a student

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on Wednesday besieged Minya Secondary School, east of Bethlehem, in an attempt to break into the school and arrest a student.

Head of the Ministry of Education office in Bethlehem, Sami Mruwa, said that IOF besieged the school and tried to break into the pretext of wanting to arrest a student, but the teaching staff  prevented them from entering by standing at the gate and closing it.

Dozens of citizens gathered in the vicinity of the school upon the attack on the school.

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:00:17 GMT
Teachers suspend strike after gov't meets demands in Amman teachers suspend strike after govt meets demands in amman

The Teachers Association announced it is suspending a strike on Tuesday after the cabinet promised to meet a demand to exempt teachers from the Civil Service year-end performance review, association president Basel Freihat announced.

The Ministry of Education and the Teachers Association Council held a meeting yesterday evening with caretaker education minister Bassam Talhouni during which they agreed to enhance the partnership between the ministry and the syndicate "in a manner to serve the education process".

Freihat said in a press statement today that agreement was reached on the technical allowance of the education profession practice, in addition to the maximum basic allowance of 100 per cent for a practitioner teacher.

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 16:48:14 GMT