Bridging the divide
* Ramallah's residents are not allowed to travel to Jerusalem, even though it is only 15km away. However, there is a cultural curriculum which demands students study "Jerusalem and its historic value". "We used to have trips there, and all around Palestine, but now we can't leave Ramallah. One of our most important uses of technology has become the video player," explains the headteacher of Al Tire school.
* The Qattan Centre for Educational Research and Development ww.qattanfoundation.org qcersEN