VIDEO From UNICEF Available on UNICEF Supports Overhaul of School System In Syria

Dec 29, 2010, 18:15 ET from

NEW YORK, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from UNICEF at:

The launch of a new curriculum implemented by the Ministry of Education is effectively chipping away at the rote learning the Syrian school system had been built on. The emphasis in Syrian schools will now be on active learning techniques, such as group work and interactive theatre, long championed by UNICEF.

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