Iranian schools

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  • Over 81,000 classrooms built in 8 years 2021-04-04 19:00

    Over 81,000 classrooms built in 8 years

    TEHRAN – Some 81,500 classrooms have been constructed over the past 8 years across the country, Mehrollah Rakhshanimehr, director of the Organization for Development, Renovation, and Equipping Schools, has said.

  • Safe schools increase nationwide 2021-01-29 17:21

    Safe schools increase nationwide

    TEHRAN – The number of old classrooms in need of reconstruction and retrofitting has been reduced from 30 percent to 19.5 percent over the past four years, Mehrollah Rakhshanimehr, director of the Organization for Development, Renovation, and Equipping Schools, said.

  • School renovation budget rises by 21%  TEHRAN – The national budget bill for the next [Iranian calendar] year (March 2021-March 2022) has foreseen a 21-percent rise for renovation and retrofit of scho 2020-12-08 18:20

    School renovation budget rises by 21%

    TEHRAN – The national budget bill for the next [Iranian calendar] year (March 2021-March 2022) has foreseen a 21-percent rise for the renovation and retrofit of schools.

  • $2m spent daily for school renovation over 3 years 2020-11-13 17:43

    $2m spent daily for school renovation over 3 years

    TEHRAN – Some 85 billion rials (nearly $2 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been spent on average per day for renovating schools nationwide over the past three years, Education Minister Mohsen Haji Mirzaei has said.

  • 1,550 educational, welfare projects to be inaugurated 2020-11-11 17:32

    1,550 educational, welfare projects to be inaugurated

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani will officially inaugurate some 1,550 educational, training, and welfare projects across the country on Thursday via video conferencing, ISNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Smart school network plan to start nationwide 2020-10-04 16:47

    Smart school network plan to start nationwide

    TEHRAN – Smart school network plan will be officially inaugurated on Monday by connecting over 76,000 schools nationwide.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2020-09-09 12:56

    Rouhani urges officials to support investment in stock market

    TEHRAN - Pointing to the fall of the stock market in recent weeks, President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said it is natural that the stock market faces ups and downs but shareholders should have a long-term view of the market.

  • Rouhani 2020-09-05 12:03

    Rouhani: Some anti-revolutionary elements want Iran to lock down

    TEHRAN – Now that the country is fighting the coronavirus pandemic some anti-revolutionary elements or groups want to bring the country to a halt under different pretexts, warning against entrance exams for universities, holding Ashura rituals, starting new school year or reopening factories, President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday.

  • Minister of Education Mohsen Haji Mirzaee 2020-09-05 10:00

    By Salman Parviz

    Schools set to open Sept. 5 amid pandemic

    Health Ministry: 12 high-risk red zone areas declared

    TEHRAN- When it comes to opening the schools in Tehran after the summer vacation, this year special considerations have been taken into account due to the coronavirus pandemic. The priority is the safety of students, teachers, and the school staff.

  • 30% of schools built by benefactors 2020-08-02 20:00

    30% of schools built by benefactors

    TEHRAN – Some 30 percent of the country’s schools have been constructed by school-building benefactors, Mehrollah Rakhshanimehr, director of the organization for renovation and development of schools, has stated.

  • Kindness knows no border: German teacher builds school in Iranian village 2020-07-27 19:04

    Kindness knows no border: German teacher builds school in Iranian village

    TEHRAN – A German teacher and tourist who came to visit Iran in the Iranian calendar year 1385 (March 2006-March 2007), decided to build a school with three classes in the rural areas of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, southwest of the country.

  • Benefactors donate $700m to construct schools nationwide 2020-06-29 18:21

    Benefactors donate $700m to construct schools nationwide

    TEHRAN – School building benefactors association has allocated a total of 30 trillion rials (about $700 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) to construct educational spaces in the current Iranian calendar year (began March 20), IRNA reported on Monday.

  • ‘School-building ambassadors’ coming to aid education system 2020-06-23 18:09

    ‘School-building ambassadors’ coming to aid education system

    TEHRAN – In line with the document of the fundamental transformation of education, people who have a popular reputation are being invited as ambassadors to attract public participation for school construction, director of the organization for renovation, development, and equipment of schools has said.

  • Charity to build 120 schools in deprived areas 2020-04-21 23:21

    Charity to build 120 schools in deprived areas

    TEHRAN – Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated to the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam also known as Setad-e Ejraiy-e Farman-e Hazrat-e Emam, will build 120 schools in deprived areas across the country in the current Iranian calendar year (began March 21), ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Government 2020-02-28 21:02

    Iran's newest decisions to contain coronavirus 

    TEHRAN – Government spokesman Ali Rabiei announced on Friday that Iran will face a rising number of patients diagnosed with coronavirus in the next two weeks and urged citizens to fully observe the Health Ministry advices to contain the spread of the disease.

  • Educational projects worth $330m to be inaugurated 2020-02-02 17:50

    Educational projects worth $330m to be inaugurated

    TEHRAN – A total of 1,015 educational projects worth 14 trillion rials (nearly $330 million) will be inaugurated across the country, Mehrollah Rakhshanimehr, director of the organization for renovation, development, and equipment of schools, has announced.

  • City-friendly schools scheme to be implemented in Tehran 2020-01-22 19:04

    ‘City-friendly schools’ scheme launched in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The “city-friendly schools” scheme was launched in the capital to promote environmental protection and urban development issues among students, ISNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Iranian philanthropist to build 110 schools for the deprived 2020-01-13 16:36

    Iranian philanthropist to build 110 schools for the deprived

    TEHRAN – Iranian benefactor physician, Mohammad Reza Esparvarin, will construct 110 schools in deprived areas across the country, IRNA news agency reported on Monday.

  • $2.3b to be earmarked for school renovation projects 2019-10-23 21:28

    $2.3b to be earmarked for school renovation projects

    TEHRAN – A budget of 100 trillion rials (nearly $2.3 billion) will be allocated to renovate and retrofit the schools across the country while constructing new educational places, Education Minister Mohsen Haji Mirzaei has stated.

  • 10,000 classrooms inaugurated nationwide 2019-10-16 19:15

    10,000 classrooms inaugurated nationwide

    TEHRAN – Some 10,000 classrooms were inaugurated across the country on Tuesday in a ceremony through videoconferencing by First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, IRNA news agency reported.

  • 72 schools inaugurated in quake-stricken Kermanshah 2019-09-28 22:22

    72 schools inaugurated in quake-stricken Kermanshah

    TEHRAN – During a ceremony on Saturday, Education Minister Mohsen Haji Mirzaei inaugurated 72 schools in quake-hit underprivileged areas of Kermanshah province through video conferencing, IRIB news agency reported.

  • Dental screening to start in elementary schools next month 2019-09-25 13:29

    Dental screening to start in elementary schools next month

    TEHRAN – A scheme screening oral and dental health of students in elementary schools will be implemented by the upcoming month (starting on November 23) nationwide, head of oral health organization affiliated to the Health Ministry has stated.

  • First graders celebrate new school year with “blossoms festival” 2019-09-22 19:49

    First graders celebrate new school year with “blossoms festival”

    TEHRAN – Iranian students celebrated their first year of attending school joining “Jashn-e Shokufeha”, literally meaning “blossoms festival” held on Sunday in elementary schools nationwide.

  • 22 school bus lines set up in Tehran 2019-09-15 20:34

    22 school bus lines set up in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Twenty two lines for school buses have been established in the city of Tehran, aimed at providing students with transportation services to ensure that they can attend schools safely, Tehran bus operating company's managing director Peyman Sanandaji has said.

  • 14 million students to start new school year 2019-09-14 19:56

    14 million students to start new school year

    TEHRAN — Some 14 million students will attend schools in the new school year starting on September 23, Minster of Education Mohsen Haji Mirzaei has announced.

  • Charity foundation to build 110 schools for the deprived 2019-07-27 18:39

    Charity foundation to build 110 schools for the deprived

    TEHRAN – Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated to Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam also known as Setad-e Ejraiy-e Farman-e Hazrat-e Emam, will construct some 110 schools in deprived areas across the country by the end of this year (March 20, 2020).

  • 16,000 classrooms require reconstruction in Tehran 2019-07-12 18:22

    16,000 classrooms require reconstruction in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Over 16,000 classrooms in Tehran’s educational buildings must undergo efficient measures of demolishing and reconstructing, head of Tehran’s Department of Education has said.

  • 10,000 flood-hit classrooms to be retrofitted within 3 months 2019-07-02 20:44

    10,000 flood-hit classrooms to be retrofitted within 3 months

    TEHRAN – Some 10,000 classrooms which have been destroyed by flood will be fully renovated and prepared by the beginning of school year (September 23), director of schools’ renovation, development and equipment organization has announced.

  • Tehran short of 12,000 classrooms 2019-06-26 20:29

    Tehran short of 12,000 classrooms

    TEHRAN – Considering the current population of students educating in Tehran, there is a shortage of 12,000 classrooms which will increase to 18,000 over the next few years, director of the organization for renovation of Tehran schools has stated.

  • Iranian philanthropist Mohammad Reza Hafezi passes away 2019-06-12 21:08

    Prominent philanthropist Mohammad Reza Hafezi passes away

    TEHRAN – Head of a charity society for building schools Mohammad Reza Hafezi died at the age of 88 on Tuesday.