Education Ministry, UNESCO to boost educational cooperation

Damascus, SANA- Minister of Education, Darem Tabbaa, discussed with Head of the Regional Education Department at the United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) office in Beirut Hana Yoshimito means of enhancing educational cooperation and identifying the national needs that can be met within this framework.

Minister Tabbaa, during a meeting held on Wednesday at the ministry’s building, stressed the need for education to reach all Syrian children and to take education out of any crisis, pointing to the importance of cooperation between the ministry and the organization by providing schools in the provinces of Daraa, Quneitra and Aleppo with the wood needed to make school desks in order to improve the educational environment and cooperation in curriculum development.

Tabbaa stressed the importance of supporting national efforts in the field of protection and preservation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage, hoping that the organization’s role would be devoted for education, emotional social learning and teacher training.

In turn, Yoshimito noted to the organization’s keenness to enhance educational cooperation with the Ministry of Education by defining its priorities, supporting educational work and improving the educational environment in Syria.

Bushra Dabin /Mazen Eyon

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