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Pop-Up School in the Wall will mobilize community members to reach all members of their community with quality educational opportunities.

Pop-Up School in the Wall will mobilize community members to reach all members of their community with quality educational opportunities.

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Arash,

This sounds like a great project, but I do have a couple of questions. With the scholarships, do the legal requirements change for students? I am just wondering logistically how they would register for and attend classes if they are still "illegal."

Also, where will the funding for tuition, books, lodging, etc. come from? Is it coming from the school itself?

I agree this is a huge need! I hope we can figure out something. Have you explored at all some of the MOOCs and other online educational opportunities that are being developed for refugees?

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kylie commented on Pop-Up School in the Wall

Hi Ashley,

Thanks for the questions!! I've made a few edits to our beneficiaries and added some pictures. Let me know if things remain unclear or are not compelling!

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kylie commented on Pop-Up School in the Wall

I can see where the confusion came from - and I think you're right on both points (can that be?)

It is a play on the wall/hole in the wall metaphor, but it is also a physical component. Rather than physically putting computers with access in public places like Sugata Mitra did, we want to give some technology resources to community members who will serve as the link between the students and the information. I realize that we are sticking in an extra piece here, but with the context of many of these populations, I think empowering and equipping key community leaders (even if those are 18 year old girls), is a step in the right direction for recovery and rebuilding.

Does that make any sense? So there is a physical component in which the resources are put, and those are then distributed in a "Pop-Up" manner.