SYRIAN NATIONAL IDENTITY: Reformulating School Textbooks during the Civil War
By Eldad Pardo and Maya Jacobi, IMPACT-se — July 2018Image: Syrian boys and girls sitting in a classroom raising their hands

For seven consecutive years a brutal civil war has been raging in Syria. This study of the Syrian curriculum examines the updated 2017–18
education contents in the areas controlled by the Assad regime while the civil war continues to rage. It offers a unique look at a people in the midst of a mortal crisis.

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syria2001Peace and the “Other” in Syrian School Textbooks
By IMPACT-se — June 2001

Sixty-eight textbooks for grades 1–12 in various subjects, all having been part of the Syrian curriculum during the year 2000, were examined within this survey.