Workshop on ‘Road Map for the Education of Syrian Refugee Children’
Date: 01-02 June 2016
Venue: Istanbul - Türkiye

SESRIC, SETA and OIC-ICHAD jointly organised a workshop on “Roadmap for the Education of Syrian Refugee Children” in Istanbul, Turkey on 01-02 June 2016 . The workshop was attended by the representatives of the government agencies, NGOs and international institutions.

The main objective of the workshop was to discuss the current status of the education of Syrian children in Turkey in order to advise applicable policy recommendations on removing barriers to education and to improve coordination mechanism among partners. Within the scope of the workshop, the participants came together throughout two days and had opportunity to work on how to increase the number of enrolment of Syrian children in school and take part in other educational programs, and remove them from the workforce, or at least minimize the negative effects of working while continuing their education. Moreover, the current situation of the temporary training centers in Turkey and their effectiveness and future in the education system was discussed.