Great news from “School of Origin”! The first 25 students began attending Arabic lessons at “Agia Eleni” by Sawsan and  Khidar. Students attend their mother tongue classes in parallel with their school assignments.

The educational community seems to agree that mother tongue learning is associated with the child’s multifaceted development, favors learning any other language, while affecting positively fosters integration and school performance.

“School of Origin” is an initiative of INTERSOS Hellas, which is implemented in cooperation with refugees and asylum seekers who reside in “Agia Eleni” and have the disposition and ability to teach their mother tongue.

For INTERSOS Hellas, education support is a constant priority, staying steady # next to anyone who needs it