BBC School Report: Insight on student life in Syria


Teenagers gain insight into Syrian life UNRWA, Taghrid Mohammed

The BBC School Report is a journalism project for students aged 11 to 18 across the UK whose stories are accessible to a worldwide BBC audience.

This year, the BBC School Reporters at Oaklands School in east London have had a unique insight into the lives of children living in war-torn Syria.

A Year 10 class at Oaklands has linked up with a group of Palestinian refugee children in a school in Damascus run by United Nations agency UNRWA.

Following their exchange, students travelled to the Department for International Development to talk to the Secretary of State for International Develppment, Justine Greening. The BBC featured another report on this meeting, titled ‘You have our love’: A message from London to Damascus.

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29 January 2016

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