BBC Spotlight: Making friendships in war torn Syria

BCC Spotlight on My Voice-My School BBC

The BBC Spotlight has reported on the My Voice-My School exchange between the Devonport High School for Boys and Al-Shajarah/Al-Ramleh School in Homs, Syria taking place in December 2016.

The report highlights how friendships are being forged between school children in war-torn Syria and Devonport. Traditional lessons have been put aside and students have been using live webchats to gain a better understanding of what life is like in different parts of the world. The reality of seeing and speaking with youngsters dealing with conflict was a valuable lesson.

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12 December 2016