Under the generous patronage of His Excellency the Yemeni Minister of Education, Dr. Tariq Salem Al-Akbari, the Yemeni Agency for International Development and the Humanitarian Access Association for Partnership and Development held the first forum for education in Yemen in light of emergencies on Thursday the eighth of April 2021 on the virtual zoom platform and in partnership with the Association of Excellence Humanitarian in Kuwait, Classera International Company, and the Pure Hands Association in America with the presence and participation of 125 local, regional and international organizations, associations, and institutions, under the slogan of Yemeni education pain and hope and out of a sense of societal responsibility towards a wounded Yemen on the ground and a human being and trying to save the educational process and study the reality of Yemeni education today and see the size Damages resulting from the war and its impact on the present and future of Yemen
The forum aimed to:
Review the reality of Yemeni education today, with an indication of the damage caused by the war and its impact on the present and future of Yemen.
Defining and preparing a matrix of urgent and urgent projects in the short and medium term, from one to three years.
- Exchange of experiences between the participants from local and international organizations in supporting education projects in accordance with the standards of learning in light of emergencies.
The participants in this forum came out with many outputs and recommendations, most notably the following:
The necessity to expedite the implementation of the package of projects submitted by the organizing authorities
Recommending raising allocations for educational projects as part of donor pledges within the framework of the humanitarian response plan.
- Distancing education from political polarization within the framework of unifying the educational decision throughout the country.
Addressing the psychological and health effects of students and teachers resulting from the war and increasing spending in support of this aspect
- The need to pay attention to e-learning and benefit from success experiences.
The need for fruitful cooperation and complementarity between the official side, represented by the Ministry of Education and civil society institutions.
At the end of the forum, the Yemeni International Development Agency and the Association for Humanitarian Access praised the role of the contractors and those who started the process of contributing to the educational process in Yemen.