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Yarını Kurmak / Building Tomorrow - Quality Education and Livelihoods Support for Syrian under Temporary Protection in Turkey

General Information

Title of the action

Yarını Kurmak / Building Tomorrow - Quality Education and Livelihoods Support for Syrian under Temporary Protection in Turkey

Priority areas

Education

Focus priority area

Education

Implementing Partner (contract signatory)

Concern Worldwide (CWW)

Action Implementing Partner(s)

Ministry of National Education (MoNE)

Duration (months)

39.5 (Starting date: 14/12/2017)

EU Contribution (EUR)

EUR 17.280.000 Contracted under FRIT1 - EUTF funding.

   

Summary of the Action

Overall objective

To increase the resilience of vulnerable Syrian refugees in Turkish host communities and enable them to better integrate through support to education and livelihoods opportunities.

Specific objective(s)

The specific objectives are:

1. Improved access to formal educational opportunities for school-aged Syrian refugees through providing interim informal education whilst facilitating access to formal education.

2. Improved access to livelihood opportunities for Syrian refugees through vocational training, job placements and enterprise grants.

Location

4 Provinces: Kilis, Gaziantep, Hatay and Sanliurfa

Target groups

Syrians under Temporary Protection and host community members.

Expected results

1. 1,000 households with school-age children receive outreach visits.

2. 30 Public Education Centers (PECs) appropriate to support the activities under the project are identified.

3. 120 professionally trained teachers are selected and trained.

4. 6,480 students are provided with daily transportation.

5. 30 PECs are provided with equipment and materials for safe spaces for children.

6. A list of age-appropriate books in Turkish and Arabic are agreed with MoNE.

7. 21 libraries are constructed/rehabilitated and library-book package for 21 libraries are provided.

8. 120 social and social cohesion activities are conducted.

9. 20 vocational training high schools are rehabilitated and the necessary equipment and machinery are installed.

10. 735 youth participate in Turkish language training.

11. 1,050 (735 Syrian, 315 Turkish) youth are identified and enrolled in vocational high schools.

12. 200 teachers are selected to participate in teacher professional development.

13. Materials to support teacher training in appropriate techniques for instruction, and strategies for teaching multi-level groups as well as promoting inquiry and critical thinking are identified.

14. 1,050 youth attend career mentoring and life skills training.

15. 3,600 Syrian and non-Syrian men and women are provided with 150 hours of intensive Turkish Language classes to support integration into the Turkish labour market.

16. Vocational training courses are provided to 800 beneficiaries by 40 teachers in topics to support adults to join the labour market.

17. 800 beneficiaries are placed with Turkish employers for on the job training.

18. 2 workshops are provided to develop unique skills with 3D printing, software design, and electronics.

Main activities

1. Community outreach to encourage enrolment of children under temporary protection into educational opportunities and address barriers to education.

2. Provision of educational and psychosocial support programmes, catch up classes and Turkish languages classes in Public Education Centres (ages 6 – 13) (12,000 children in 30 locations across the 7 provinces).

3. Safe transportation to and from Public Education Centres.

4. Public Education Centres are equipped to provide safe spaces for children.

5. Children in 21 refugee camps can access libraries containing Arabic and Turkish books for children and youth to encourage home learning initiatives.

6. Social activities and social cohesion events for children attending Public Education Centres and from the host community.

7. Vocational high schools are rehabilitated and provided with workshop equipment.

8. Syrian students receive Turkish language course and certification prior to attending vocational high school.

9. Vulnerable Syrian and Turkish students attending vocational high schools receive one-off back to school financial support.

10. Vocational high school teachers are supported with teacher professional development.

11. Vulnerable Syrian and Turkish students attending vocational high schools receive cash incentives.

12. Vulnerable Syrian and Turkish students attending vocational high schools receive career mentoring and life skills support.

13. Social cohesion events for youth attending vocational high schools.

14. Syrian adults receive Turkish language courses to support integration into the Turkish community and labour market.

15. Vulnerable Syrian and Turkish adults receive certified technical and vocational training and complete on-the-job training.

16. Vulnerable Syrian and Turkish adults receive accessibility and transportation stipends conditional on course and training attendance.

17. Vulnerable Syrian and Turkish adults attending courses or training receive career mentoring and life skills support.

18. Vulnerable Syrian and Turkish adults who complete on-the-job training are supported to transition into formal employment.

19. Establishment of gender inclusive community maker workshops to promote skill sharing and social cohesion amongst Syrian and Turkish communities

   

Progress of Action as of 31 March 2020

State of progress

Ongoing

Progress against Facility Results Framework

TOTAL VALUE SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE ACTION (Cumulative Indicators²)

• 4.999 refugee children and youth enrolled in non-formal education

• 423 educational personnel trained

• (Not Reported) Syrian refugees and host community members who participated in employability skills training programmes

• 9 Syrian refugees and host community members who benefitted from employment related services

• (Not Reported) refugees and host community members who participated in social cohesion activities

CURRENT VALUE AT THE REPORTING DATE (Snapshot Indicators³)

• 1.722 Syrian refugee children and youth registered for transportation services

 

¹ The data in this Factsheet is sourced from the SUMAF Data Management System. SUMAF is a Facility monitoring and evaluation services project managed by the European Union Delegation to Turkey.

² A ‘cumulative’ indicator reports the total value of the indicator since the start of the Action.

³ A ‘snapshot’ indicator reports the current value at a particular point in time within a specific reporting period