Keep learning, be creative and develop skills for life!
Even if schools are still closed and holidays about to begin, learning doesn’t need to stop!
In response to the Coronavirus crisis, UNICEF calls upon children and youth in the MENA region to continue learning and develop their life skills by accessing Al Nayzak’s e-learning platforms and/or participating in a regional call to share creatively their dreams and hopes for a better world.
For more information on life skills, see also Life Skills and Citizenship Education
Free access for all children in MENA from 5 to 17!
The Yalla Niqra is an interactive learning application and teaching tool to improve Arabic and English language reading skills of children aged 5 to 11. It also builds their life skills so they become better communicators, creative thinkers and problem solvers. The Yalla Niqra platform provides access to audio and e-books, interactive activities and educational games. It is a safe learning environment for children with data privacy secured. It is free of charge for all children, teachers and parents in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa. It can be downloaded on a computer, smartphone and tablet. Keep learning and access the following link https://www.yallaneqra.ps/
You can learn more about Yalla Niqra’ by accessing the following:
DEAL (Digital Entrepreneurial Adolescents Leadership) is a platform that offers a virtual world that allows adolescents of age 13-17 to develop life skills, such as critical thinking, problem-solving, decision making, cooperation, participation. It provides the opportunity to learn a programming language called LUA, which can be used to build Android mobile applications. The platform is free of charge for all adolescents in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa. The application can be downloaded on a computer, smartphone and tablet. Access the DEAL platform and gain life skills by using the following link www.Nayzak-deal.net
You can learn more about DEAL by accessing the following:
The Blue Dot: A Call for Submission of Artworks for Children in MENA on 7 themes
Schools are closed. You may feel bored, distressed, or alone at home. However, this doesn’t need to be so! The Blue Dot project is UNICEF’s open call to all children in MENA region to create art through different mediums, drawings, painting, collage, stories, poetry and music on 7 themes about hope, the power of children and a better future for our blue dot, the planet earth.
Join the adventure using the following link www.unicef.org/mena/thebluedot
A selection of the best art submitted will be showcased in a digital book.