COOPI in Iraq guarantees education, child protection, livelihoods, water and sanitation. Foundation COOPI – International Cooperation, operates with an integrated approach, based on the inclusion of multiple sectors such as food security, nutritional security, water and sanitation, protection and education.
With offices in Erbil, Baghdad, Shirqat, and Balad COOPI has been intervening in Iraq since 2016, targeting areas out of camps in Ninewa and Salah Al Din. In 2020, COOPI was active in Mosul district with an Education and Child Protection intervention and in Al-Hadar, Shirqat and Baiji.
COOPI Intervention Sectors: Education.
COOPI education activities are primarily directed at sustaining the government’s efforts to achieve “quality” education standards, intended as safe and appropriate learning environment, competent and context-aware teachers, adequate materials for teaching and learning, participatory methods of instruction that allow for equal learning opportunities for every student, including students with disabilities, psychosocial vulnerabilities and students facing discrimination. Equal and simultaneous attention is given to the protective environment that schools must provide for their students in terms of physical and psychological wellbeing. Hence, COOPI Education interventions comprise a broad range of activities which include, but are not limited to: infrastructural interventions, distribution of schools and individual kits, capacity building for teachers, extra-curricular activities and Non-Formal Education activities for out-of-school children and Support to Parent-Teacher Associations.
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