Iranian schools

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  • 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.

  • 500,000 Afghan nationals studying in Iranian schools 2019-03-12 21:59

    500,000 Afghan nationals studying in Iranian schools

    TEHRAN – Currently, about 500,000 Afghan students are studying in Iranian schools free of charge, secretary general of the national commission on children’s rights has announced.

  • Budget for school renovation up by 5-fold to $900m 2019-03-10 10:16

    Budget for school renovation up by 5-fold to $900m

    TEHRAN – A total budget of 38 trillion rials (nearly $900 million) has been allocated for rebuilding and retrofitting old schools across the country for the next Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21), which demonstrates a 5-fold rise year on year, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • ‘Feast of charity’ underway at schools nationwide 2019-03-08 08:43

    ‘Feast of charity’ underway at Iranian schools

    TEHRAN – ‘Feast of charity’, a campaign held prior to the Iranian New Year celebration each year helping families having hard time addressing their essential needs, is underway at schools across the country.

  • ‘Playing to learn’ scheme piloted in elementary schools 2019-02-17 09:28

    ‘Playing to learn’ scheme piloted in elementary schools

    TEHRAN – A plan dubbed “playing to learn” aiming at using educational games toward deeper learning was implemented for first time in elementary schools across the capital, with the Education Minister in attendance, Fars reported on Saturday.

  • ‘Environmental education must be acquired at earlier ages’ 2019-01-23 09:59

    ‘Environmental education must be acquired at earlier ages’

    TEHRAN – Environmental education has been included in the country’s school curriculum to prepare students for natural resources and environment protection, while it needs to be more efficient and acquired at earlier ages to make favorable cognitive and behavioral changes in the students, Mehr news agency reported on Sunday.

  • Playing to learn scheme to be implemented within next month 2019-01-05 23:25

    ‘Playing to learn’ scheme to be implemented within month

    TEHRAN – With the aim of providing opportunities for deeper learning in schools a scheme titled “playing to learn” will be implemented by the Iranian calendar month of Bahman (January 21-February 19), adviser to the minister of education, Mehdi Aliakbarzadeh, has said.

  • 1,700 schools inaugurated nationwide 2018-10-02 21:30

    1,700 schools inaugurated nationwide

    TEHRAN – Some 1,700 new schools were simultaneously inaugurated nationwide in a ceremony which was held in a school in Tehran on Tuesday.