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  • Raisi 2021-09-25 21:42

    President: No one should be deprived of education due to poverty

    TEHRAN — On Saturday, President Ebrahim Raisi said no one should be denied of the opportunity for education due to poverty.

  • مدرسه 2021-04-02 16:02

    $857m allocated to school renovation in 8 years

    TEHRAN – A total of 36 trillion rials (nearly $857 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been allocated to renovate the schools nationwide over the past 8 years, Seyed Mohammad-Ali Afshani, former head of the Organization for Development, Renovation, and Equipping Schools, said.

  • Dar ul-Funun has potential to turn into school of traditional arts: minister 2021-03-07 21:53

    Dar ul-Funun has potential to turn into school of traditional arts: minister

    TEHRAN – Dar ul-Funun, which is a symbol for the start of the modern education era in the country, holds the potential to be turned into a school of traditional arts, Iran’s tourism minister said on Sunday.

  • مدرسه 2021-01-01 17:41

    School building budget rises by three folds

    TEHRAN – Some 4.5 percent of the national development budget proposed in the bill for the next [Iranian calendar] year (starting on March 21) has been earmarked for building schools, a three-fold rise compared to the current year’s figure.

  • 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.

  • Schools 2020/09/08

    By Salman Parviz

    Educational systems suffer largest-ever disruption amid Covid-19

    UNESCO: Over 100 countries still to decide dates for reopening of schools

    Even before the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, the world was facing a learning crisis. When it comes to deprivation from education, children from war-torn areas like Yemen, Lebanon, Libya, and many other countries where students deserve mention lack of educational facilities.

  • 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.

  • مدرسه 2020-03-29 13:30

    95 Iranian schools operating in 43 countries

    TEHRAN- Iran has established 95 schools in 43 countries around the world, said an official with the ministry of education.

  • A view of Dar ul-Funun in downtown Tehran 2020-01-01 18:59

    Iran’s first ‘modern university’ reopens to visitors

    TEHRAN – The 19th-century madrasa of Dar ul-Funun in Tehran, known as Iran’s first modern university, has reopened doors to visitors while undergoing restoration work.

  • $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.

  • 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.

  • biotechnology 2019-08-20 20:10

    National Biotech School to open soon  

    TEHRAN- Iran National Biotechnology School will start its work with the support of Pasteur Institute of Iran and Vice Presidency for Science and Technology, ISNA reported on Monday. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ‘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.

  • Highest number of out-of-school children in 5 provinces 2019-01-05 23:27

    Highest number of out-of-school children in 5 provinces

    TEHRAN – Five provinces of Sistan-Baluchestan, Tehran, Khorasan Razavi, Khuzestan and Kerman are home to the highest number of children not having access to school or education nationwide, Deputy Education Minister Rezvan Hakimzadeh has stated.

  • $3b approved for improving safety of schools 2018-12-27 10:11

    $3b approved for improving safety of schools

    TEHRAN – The sixth five-year national development plan (2016-2021) has predicted a total budget of $3 billion to be allocated for rebuilding and retrofitting old schools across the country, director of the organization for renovation, development and equipment of schools has said.

  • Schools to be equipped with standard heating systems: official 2018-12-22 09:00

    Schools to be equipped with standard heating systems: official 

    TEHRAN — Approximately 90,000 classes nationwide don’t have standard heating systems, deputy director of schools renovation, development and equipment organization said, adding the classes are to be equipped within the next one to two years.

  • Charity foundation inaugurates 110 schools in underprivileged areas 2018-09-26 21:49

    Charity foundation inaugurates 110 schools in underprivileged areas

    TEHRAN — Barekat Charity Foundation inaugurated 110 schools in underprivileged areas nationwide on Wednesday, IRNA news agency reported.

  • autism 2018-09-24 23:19

    No school for autistic girls in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Despite existing five schools special for autistic boy students in Tehran, there still exists no school for girls suffering the disease, said Seyed Mohammad Ali Miri, an official with Iran Autism Association here on Sunday.

  • In a symbolic gesture President Rouhani rang the bell at a girls’ high school in Tehran 2018-09-23 18:03

    Progress, resistance achieved via schools: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday underlined the importance of schools for the Iranian society, saying Iran’s progress and resistance was achieved through the schools.

  • Kabul 2018/08/18

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Kabul school attack underscores threat to Afghanistan’s future

    “How could they attack a classroom,” a friend asked, noticeably angry and outraged. There are no easy answers to that. A human mind cannot come to terms with the atrociousness of such horrendous crimes against humanity. Barging inside a packed classroom and blowing up young school children is no chivalry. It is an act of cowardice and spinelessness. The victims were not carrying arms and they were not on the frontlines of war. They were inside a classroom, preparing for university entrance examination.

  • $65m allotted to address social vulnerability among students 2018-08-11 17:45

    $65m allotted to address social vulnerability among students

    TEHRAN — The social affairs organization, affiliated to the Ministry of Interior, has allotted some 270 billion rials (nearly $65 million) to address social vulnerabilities among students, the organization’s director has said.

  • Old schools in Kerman to be turned into eco-lodges, guest houses 2018-07-17 09:18

    Old schools in Kerman to be turned into eco-lodges, guest houses

    TEHRAN – Old and abandoned schools will be transformed into eco-lodges and guest houses in order to develop hospitality industry across towns and villages in Kerman province, southeastern Iran.