Education for All in Times of Crisis II

General Information

Title of the action

Education for All in Times of Crisis II

Priority sector

Education Infrastructure

Implementing partner

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)


Ministry of National Education (MoNE), the respective governorships

Duration (months)

55 (Starting date: 05/12/2016)

EU contribution (EUR)

EUR 255,000,000 contracted under FRIT-IPA funding.


Summary of the Action

Main objectives

The overall objective is to cater longer-term development needs to displaced persons, in particular education for children. The specific objectives are:

1. To increase the access to inclusive quality primary and secondary education opportunities for Syrian and Turkish children and youth.

2. To increase the implementation and management capacity of MoNE with regards to cooperation with international donors and financing institutions, cross-cutting design criteria for schools.


Adıyaman, Diyarbakır, Gaziantep, Mardin, Şanlıurfa, Adana, Hatay, Kahramanmaraş, Kilis, Mersin, Osmaniye and other provinces that are most affected by the refugee crisis.

Target groups

School-aged (5-17 years) Syrians under temporary protection and, where relevant, Turkish children in provinces with high concentration of refugees. 

Expected results

1. 129 schools constructed, furnished and equipped, ready to operate.
2. MoNE is integrating and implementing school projects complying with cross-cutting requirements resulting from the refugee context.

Main activities

Construction and furnishing of new schools and technical support to MoNE.


Progress of Action as of July 2018

State of progress