Back to the Future
Who we are
“Back to the Future” project promotes enrollment and improves retention in formal education, for refugee and vulnerable children from local communities. It also enhances the learning environment by upgrading school buildings. The project supports formal and non-formal activities for pre-school and school-aged children (three to seventeen years old).
Phase 1: December 2016 – June 2019
School readiness, inclusion and retention for child victims of the Syrian crisis in Lebanon and Jordan.
Over a three-year period (2016-2019), the project ‘Back to the Future’ has provided educational support for 21,700 local vulnerable and refugee children, and ensured the upgrading of 22 public schools across Lebanon and Jordan.
Phase 2: June 2019 – June 2021
A protective and nurturing environment to increase access to School, inclusion and retention for Children impacted by the Syrian Crisis in Lebanon and vulnerable Lebanese.
Over two years (2019-2021), the project ‘Back to the Future’ aims at providing a protective and nurturing environment for over 16,955 local vulnerable and refugee children, ensuring extracurricular activities for 5,380 children, and referring 350 children at risk and/or with special needs to specialized services. In addition, it will indirectly impact 12,200 students through the upgrading 18 public schools and 4 learning centers across Lebanon. Finally, it will foster community engagement, by addressing 4,245 caregivers on matters such as educational activities and child protection.
Project in two countries:
Lebanon – Jordan
Locations of our educational activities:
In our ‘Back to the Future’ educational centers we provide (see map):
- Community-based early childhood education (CB-ECE)
- Basic literacy and numeracy (BLN)
- Foreign language course (FLC)
- Homework support (HWS)
At governmental schools we support children enrolled in schools with (see map):
- Remedial Classes (RC)
- Homework Support (HWS)
All children have the right to an education
This project is funded by the EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian Crisis – the ‘EU Madad Fund