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Who are we?

We are a group of students and staff at UWCSEA East who support Amala, a global high school for displaced youth. Amala aims to empower displaced youth and equip them with the skills to create positive change and inspire others to do the same, building strong, engaged communities. 

Learn more

A good place to start is by watching some short videos on our     ‘Videos‘ page. You can also visit our ‘FAQ‘ page. 

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Daniel’s Story

Born to parents of two different ethnic groups in Burundi, Daniel’s childhood involved discrimination and conflict with others in the community, including his own family. Refusing to join a militia group in an area of high political tension, he was left with only one...

Hackathons – A Student’s Perspective

  I’ve been part of Sky School for over two years now, and during this time I’ve had the opportunity to take part in two Hackathons. Even now, it’s still crazy to think that I’ve played a role in creating curricula for refugee learners....

Team Building and Leadership

By Khushi Raju A few weeks ago, Anoushka and I were given a chance to lead our first session which was centred around team building. In the mind map below, you can see an overview of the activities we conducted and some things that upon reflection we have realise...

History of Sky School

Around the world, 61 million of the world’s children don’t have access to primary school. When they reach secondary school, that reaches 202 million. Of these, 35% live in countries affected by conflict. 26 million of these children are between the ages of 15-17...

The issue of child refugees – Syrian Refugee Crisis

Syrians continue to be the largest forcibly displaced population in our world. The Syrian civil war started in March, 2011 and it took only 2 years for a million people to be displaced and another million were displaced in only 6 months. This conflict has created the...

Why Sky School?

In this video, members of the Sky School student group and UWCSEA teacher supervisors briefly explain why they work with Sky...

The Gift of Education to Refugees

Below is a slideshow that presents the story of a refugee and the challenges they face.:    ...

Creating a culture of collaboration

A significant part of Sky School’s work is centred around the understanding that everyone’s experiences, regardless of educational level, matters. Although I have been part of many GC groups, personally, the atmosphere is what makes the Sky School student...