Investments in Curricular and extracurricular activities aiming at reinforcing values of pluralism, democracy, citizenship and gender equality.

Where
Palestine
When
2017
Who
The Ministry of Culture
The Ministry of Education
NGOs
Key objectives of the measure:
  •  Integrating the culture of pluralism and openness into curricula.
  •  Encouraging extracurricular activities at schools
Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
regulatory, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

Great efforts in cooperation with the General Directorate of Curriculum at the Ministry of Education to integrate extracurricular activities. More efforts are still needed to integrate the cultural dimension in the development of student's creativity. 

 

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:
  • Improve the quality of education
  • Develop curricula to integrate creativity and culture
  • Create socially, economically and environmentally balanced identity

 

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

The Ministry of Culture

 

Main conclusions of the evaluation of the measure:
  • Integration of the cultural aspect in the curricula in coordination with the Ministry of Education to serve human values ​​and creativity, pluralism and equality.
  • Integration of extracurricular activities at schools especially girls' participation.
  • Drama, theater and music become part of education in the government and private schools.
  • Creative cultural activities at schools in the field of creative writing and changing cultural stereotypes.
  • Meetings and competitions among students.
  • School libraries holding modern and diverse books.
Indicators used to determine impact:
Number of books published by the Ministry of CultureNumber of participations in international book fairs 
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Music
Performing Arts
Publishing
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Participation