This project is funded by the European Union and implemented by the British Council

LASER supported Syrians and disadvantaged youth who could not access, or who had dropped out of formal education, to find new opportunities to continue their higher education.

The “Language and Academic Skills and E-Learning Resources” project  supported 3,100 displaced Syrian students and disadvantaged youth in Jordan, Lebanon to re-integrate into the higher education system.  This was achieved through the provision of face-to-face English and Academic skills classes at community centres throughout Jordan and Lebanon, as well as online and face-to-face higher education opportunities.

  • We supported 18–30 year-olds move forward, through language training, academic readiness skills, coaching and language certification (IELTS and Aptis).
  • We provided 350 online higher education scholarships for Syrians and disadvantaged Jordanians to study either certificates, diplomas or degrees at internationally accredited universities.
  • In addition to 210 places on face-to-face diplomas at Khawarizmi College in Jordan on full-time technical and vocational diplomas.