EDUCATION

THE KONGREYA THE KONGREYA Star Committee of Education was established in Jazira Canton on January 1st, 2016. It has centers in Hassakah, Qamishli, Afrin, and Kobani. The committee worked according to the principles it had adopted and established committees in every commune. Members of these committees were trained so that they could educate local women. The committee does not only train Kurdish women. It has worked with women from all of the components of Northern Syria, including Arabs, Turkmen, Chechens, and others.

The Goals of the Committee of Education

This department researches issues faced by different communities in Northern Syria, especially women. It collects its information through detailed questionnaires. After obtaining the required results, the research is presented as a report, and the results are transmitted to the community through panel discussions and lectures.

The committee has five departments, which work on the following issues:
1. Research
2. Trainer education
3. Courses
4. Community heritage
5. Lectures

RESEARCH

This department researches issues faced by different communities in Northern Syria, especially women. It collects information through detailed questionnaires. After obtaining the required results, the research is presented as a report, and the results are transmitted to the community through panel discussions and lectures.

TRAINER EDUCATION

This department prepares our trainers for the task of educating others. It defines the fundamentals of training, prepares objectives, presents facts, and provides an effective intellectual challenge so that trainers can learn how to effectively educate others and achieve better results.

COURSES

This department has two main projects. The first is to provide training courses for women through a special program. The aim of these courses is to support women’s efforts, develop their skills, provide them expertise and knowledge, address their weaknesses and struggles, and help them become active in political and social institutions.

COMMUNITY HERITAGE

This department documents women’s experiences and talents, such as making medicines, making carpets, storytelling, and music; as well as archiving words, proverbs, and stories that represent the history and culture of all the peoples of the region.

LECTURES


This department prepares lectures and posters for the Committee of Education to use. It prepares lectures on culture, human rights, health, social and economic empowerment, management, gender equality, women’s leadership, women’s psychology, how to raise children, why and how to oppose child marriage, how to use the internet, community values, hygiene, and other topics.