Education Section Facts and Figures

Read about UNICEF education interventions to keep children enrolled in education system in Syria

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UNICEF/Syria 2017/Khudr Al-Issa


  • Direct attacks on schools and education personnel continue with the trend of the first six months of 2017 remaining consistent in terms of the types of attacks and their impact on children.
  • More than one in three schools are either damaged or destroyed while others are being used as collective shelters or for other purposes.
  • Almost one third of school-age children (aged 5-17 years) from the 2015/16 school-year are out of school and a further 1.35 million are at risk of dropping out.
Education Section Facts & Figures
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