Life Skills and Citizenship Education Initiative
Middle East and North Africa
مبادرة تعليم المهارات الحياتية والمواطنة
الشرق الأوسط وشمال افريقيا



مصر المغرب الجزائر تونس ليبيا السودان جيبوتي اليمن عُمان إيران العراق سورية لبنان الأردن دولة فلسطين الكويت المملكة العربية السعودية الإمارات العربية المتحدة قطر البحرين
Al Nayzak for Supportive Education and Scientific Innovation



About the Institution: Al Nayzak is Palestinian non-profit, non- partisan, Jerusalemite and unique initiative that looks for young talents in science, technology, engineering, and math(STEM), and plants an ambitious vision in the hearts of our community: “To develop, root, and reinforce a new culture that embraces science, and to announce this culture among Palestinian youth so that their competence in productive applied sciences could provide them with better economic opportunities that would lead to their future prosperity.”

Life Skills-Related: The title of the programme is Badir (Initiate) – Adolescents leading positive change Bridge – STEP. The  life  skills  Al  Nayzak  implies  in  its  programs  are  driven  by  it  vision  which  is “An  Innovative Palestinian  society,  capable  of  producing  original  scientific  knowledge,  integrated  with  sustainable development.” Typically Al Nayzak Organization works with a strategic programs plan that depends on continuous  annual  programs  and  aims  at  incubating  talents within  an  educational  curriculum  that starts  with  the  young  and  continues  with  them  on  the  road  to  becoming  successful  entrepreneurs. Therefore,  Al  Nayzak  started  since  the  year  2001  to  develop interactive  educational  programs  in  the human and natural sciences and engineering, in addition to prepare suitable curricula that include the content, the guidelines, and the supportive scientific material. All the interactive educational programs are integrated in the programs plan, according to the following course: At  the  age  of  10,  children  join  Al  Nayzak  as  they  show  talent  through  the  incubators  program.  They graduate in eighth grade and join, as they show interest in human science, in Young Researcher Program in order to work on innovative community participation, or join Palestinian Science and technology Entrepreneurship Program-STEP if they are interested in research and development in applied science and engineering. After high school, young people with original innovative ideas join Made In Palestine or Made In Jerusalem Programs.