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February 29, 2024
Kiron Mentoring Program partners with TE Connectivity for the third time!

Kiron is delighted to announce the extension of our mentoring program in partnership with TE Connectivity — a global industrial technology leader dedicated to creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future.

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March 7, 2022
Western Union Foundation Project

Kiron partnered with Western Union Foundation for a 9 months project with the aim of providing marginalized and underserved communities in Jordan and Lebanon the skills needed to enable good education and job opportunities.

Kiron in Lebanon
March 7, 2022
DAFI Project

The UNHCR, through the Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative Fund – DAFI, has been supporting refugees in obtaining their university degrees since 2014.

Insights
February 15, 2022
Protect yourself online: 5 ways to stay safe in the digital world

The internet is a big place and sometimes it can feel overwhelming and unsafe. Hacked computers, stolen data, and other security breaches on the internet seem to be a part of the daily news.

Insights
February 9, 2022
Berlin EdTechs Pioneering a New Approach to Integration

Kiron, Lingoda & LeWagon are joining forces to spearhead a new approach to labor market integration with a groundbreaking program in tech.

Press Release
November 1, 2021
Kiron to develop the new campus for the European Digital University Staff Competences project

The Erasmus+ KA2 project ‘European Digital University Staff Competencies’ (EDUSC) aims to support and accelerate digitalization in higher education.

October 20, 2021
Kiron x TE Connectivity Global Mentoring Program

A new global mentoring program with TE Connectivity — a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future.

Press Release
October 19, 2021
Meet Anoud: Reaching new heights through online learning

Anoud, a 19 year old from Syria, just recently packed up her belongings and moved to Montreal, Canada to start a new chapter at McGill University.

Meet our students
October 13, 2021
How we use MEL at Kiron

How can an NGO ensure that it remains committed to its mission and accountable for its decisions?

Insights
September 21, 2021
Kiron x Deutsche Börse Group x Virtual Internships Mentoring Program

Together with Deutsche Börse Group and Virtual Internships, we are excited to announce a new opportunity for students to gain experience and knowledge in a variety of job sectors.

Case studies
August 4, 2021
Zaher’s story: Skill building as a life-long learner

I’m not a new graduate from public high school, but studying with Kiron has given me a new life.

Meet our students
July 28, 2021
Meet Ahmad: It's never too late to change careers

Two years after receiving a degree to become a pharmacist in Syria, Ahmad realized he lacked the passion to continue pursuing a job in that field.

Meet our students
July 12, 2021
Remote Learning on the Kiron Campus – Lessons Learned Along the Way

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, online education has become a way of life for many students.

Insights
July 1, 2021
Building an inclusive learning environment for sustainable study success

Kiron and the H&M Foundation have successfully concluded their three-year-long collaborative project BLESS, having reached the goal of “building a learning environment for study success.”

June 14, 2021
Meet Sultan: From Kiron student to Cloud Computing Specialist

Originally from Salamiyah, Syria, 26-year-old Sultan was studying Physics at a university in his hometown, but had to migrate to Germany due to political instability.

Meet our students
April 28, 2021
Kiron Digital Launches Today

Since 2015, we at Kiron have been developing our online learning platform in order to provide free educational opportunities to thousands of refugees and underserved communities around the world.

Insights
April 12, 2021
Kiron begins building the Digital Self Defense Center

In the digital age, many members of the civil society, NGOs and journalists feel that they are underprepared when it comes to data security.

Insights
March 31, 2021
Why NGOs should embrace digital transformation

In March 2020, not only did COVID-19 dominate our conversations, but also shrunk our workplace into laptop-sized dimensions.

Insights
February 17, 2021
Collective Impact Campus Q&A with PO Baptiste

As NGOs worldwide are working to ensure continuity of learning experiences for their communities, we are exploring a new approach that enables collaborative action.

Insights
February 10, 2021
5 hard skills to learn in 2021

The world is changing rapidly and with that comes a shift in high demand careers in the job market. The tech and digital education sectors are growing and it is important to prepare yourself if you want to stay ahead of the job market. Have a look at the 5 hard skills to learn this year and be ready to land more career opportunities!

November 23, 2020
YUFE launches Virtual Campus

Enabling students to study at 10 European universities online

November 17, 2020
Meet Elif: Overcoming barriers through language

One of the greatest barriers for refugees to receiving higher education or entering the job marketing is language. In Germany, many refugee students do not have the resources to reach the C1 language level required by employers and universities.

Case studies