Share Paper: Water, Food, Shelter and a Mobile Phone Mobile Learning Despite Crises Syrian Refugees’ Case Study

  1. Ferial Malaeb-Khaddage, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences, University of Balamand, Lebanon
  2. Helen Crompton, Darden College of Education Old Dominion University, United States

Abstract: This panel describes the refugees’ crisis and its impact on school age children. The focus is on the Syrian children refugees in Mount Lebanon, an area that is usually forgotten. The United Nations offers schooling to primary school children in this remote region, but lack of resources in Mount Lebanon schools is evident, access to technologies and applications integration is very limited, and teachers’ frustration is obvious. There are a quarter of a million Syrian refugees in the country who still do not have access to formal education in the Lebanese school system. The country is looking to integrate and ...