Reports

  • December, 2017
    Queen Rania Foundation
    Profile of the Teaching Workforce There were around 121,000 teachers educating around 1.9 million children in Jordan in 2015-2016. [i] 67% of teachers serve in public schools, 27% in private schools, and 5% in UNRWA and other government schools.[ii]   Around 62% of public school teachers and 89% of...read more
  • December, 2017
    Queen Rania Foundation
    Refugees in Jordan According to the 2015 Census, Jordan hosted 1.3 million Syrians; of them, 700,000 were UNHCR-registered refugees as shown in Table 1.[i] There are also 2.2 million Palestinian refugees registered with UNRWA.[ii]  Table 1. Breakdown of UNHCR-Registered Refugees by Nationality   N...read more
  • December, 2017
    Queen Rania Foundation
    Importance of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)  Rapid brain development occurs during the first 5 years of life,[i] where 85% of intellect, skills and personality are cultivated.[ii] In Jordan, every 1$ invested in ECCE is estimated to yield a minimum of 9$ in private and social benefits.[i...read more
  • December, 2017
    Queen Rania Foundation
    National Curriculum Jordan has sought in recent curriculum reforms to switch from a content-driven curriculum to a competency-based curriculum that focuses on students achieving a set of outcomes at the end of each grade level and education cycle.[i] The General Framework for Curriculum and Assessm...read more
  • September, 2017
    Günther Fink - Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Charles McCoy - Harvard Graduate School of Education, Hala I. Hatamleh - Queen Rania Foundation, Helena Pylvainen - Queen Rania Foundation, Alexandra Chen - Harvard Graduate School of Education, Ghazi Al-Assaf - University of Jordan
    Abstract This study combines a wide range of demographic and socio-economic data to identify the individual and societal benefits of investing in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) in Jordan. Combining several different local data sets, we estimate that providing children with continuous ECCE...read more
  • January, 2015
    Dana Qarout, Helena Pylvainen, Sami Dahdah, Robert Palmer
    Key Findings from the QRF National Teacher Survey The Queen Rania Foundation (QRF)’s National Teacher Survey is the first publicly available nationally representative survey of public school teachers in Jordan.  Conducted in the spring of 2014 with 1,314 teachers, the study yielded important key ins...read more