"Many (Syrian young people) lost their life dreams. In the first four years, the Syrian students could not attend college and the schools were bad. It is a bit better now but it is still bad."
This report from the University of Sussex reviews the barriers to accessing education which are faced by young Syrian refugees living in Jordan. Chiefly, it notes administrative difficulties (including lack of documentation to enrol children at schools) and the lack of Jordanian work permits for Syrian parents, which results in increased levels of child labour, as well as parents being unable to meet the costs associated with education. It also notes psychological trauma, and the experience of discrimination and bullying within the Jordanian school system, as reasons for Syrian students dropping out of the education system.