Zarqa University officials praise academic performance of refugee children from Mrajeeb Al Fhood camp

MRAJEEB AL FHOOD — Officials and administrative personnel from Al Zarqa University in Jordan have praised the academic performance of Syrian refugee students from the UAE – Jordanian Mrajeeb Al Fhood refugee camp.

This appraisal occurred during a visit by Mubarak Mohammed Al Khaili, Director of the Mrajeeb Al Fhood Refugee Camp, to the university, where he viewed the academic grades of students, whose educational expenses are covered by the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC.

In his meeting with the students, Al Khaili highlighted the importance of communication, cooperation and integration between the camp’s administration and the university, to raise the performance levels of the students.

Al Khaili and the students exchanged views on several educational issues, and he listened to their comments and suggestions. He also highlighted the importance of monitoring the educational performance of the students, quoting academic research that confirms the positive relationship between the active participation of parents and the standards of learning and behaviour of their children.

“As the camp’s administration and representatives of the ERC, we look after Syrian refugee children in the camp, and we consider them as our sons and daughters. We continue to monitor their educational performance and fulfil their needs, as part of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the close monitoring of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in the Al Dhafra Region and President of the ERC,” Al Khaili said.

Dr. Bassam Alhelou, Vice President of Al Zarqa University, praised the performance of Syrian refugee students, highlighting that 22 students who come from the camp have achieved impressive results.

Source: Emirates News Agency