Jordan- UNICEF’s Makani programme supports national efforts in remote learning amid COVID pandemic – MENAFN.COM


(MENAFN – Jordan Times) AMMAN — UNICEF’s Makani Programme provides remote services for the most vulnerable children in Jordan through the provision of remote learning support services through the Makani Remote Services component. The Makani (‘My Space’ in Arabic) programme provides an integrated package of services including educational learning support services, community-based child protection, early childhood development and skill-building training for children, young people, families and community members. The closure of schools and the switch to remote learning has impacted 2.

37 million children in Jordan. In March 2020, the government started broadcasting lessons on TV and established an online learning platform, Darsak, which provides free access to remote learning for all students in the Kingdom, UNICEF Jordan representative Tanya Chapuisat told The Jordan Times. According to Chapuisat, the switch to digital education negatively impacted many vulnerable families who lacked the financial resources to provide their children with the necessary electronic devices leading to greater stress in the more...