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  • 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.

  • Schoolmaster accused of sexual harassment held in detention  2018-05-30 15:50

    Schoolmaster accused of sexual harassment held in detention

    TEHRAN — A schoolmaster who is accused of sexually harassing some 15 boys in a private high school in Tehran is being held in detention, Tehran Prosecutor General Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi said on Tuesday.

  • Potter makes a jug out of clay 2018-04-30 21:48

    Academy of crafts makes debut in Tehran

    TEHRAN – An academy of handicrafts was inaugurated in downtown Tehran on Saturday, becoming first of its kind in the Iranian capital.

  • Most of Iran’s old schools are in Tehran: official 2018-04-25 09:03

    Most of Iran’s old schools are in Tehran: official

    TEHRAN – The highest number of old and dilapidated schools in Iran are in the capital, Tehran, said director general of Tehran education department, adding that some of the schools are 80 to 100 years old.

  • Iran sees Russian language an option to end English monopoly 2018-04-21 19:46

    Iran sees Russian language an option to end English monopoly

    TEHRAN – Iran is considering Russian language as an option among other languages to be added to its educational curriculum, aiming to end the monopoly of English as the second language on schools, Tasnim quoted Education Minister Mohammad Bat'haei as saying on Friday.

  • 90 schools to be built in quake-stricken areas 2018-04-14 19:57

    90 schools to be built in quake-stricken areas

    TEHRAN — Construction of some 90 schools will be completed in quake-stricken areas of Kermanshah, western Iran, by the beginning of the school year falling on September 23, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.

  • ISESCO to build two schools in quake-hit Kermanshah 2018-02-24 20:22

    ISESCO to build two schools in quake-hit Kermanshah

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) will establish two schools in the quake-stricken province of Kermanshah, western Iran.

  • ‘Some $8b needed to retrofit schools nationwide’ 2018-02-15 10:03

    ‘Some $8b needed to retrofit schools nationwide’

    TEHRAN – Retrofitting all schools across the country will need 400 trillion rials (nearly $8 billion), said Mohammad Reza Hafezi, the head of a charity society active in building schools.

  • Charity foundation to build 1,000 schools nationwide 2018-02-04 19:56

    Charity foundation to build 1,000 schools nationwide

    TEHRAN — Barekat charity foundation and the Education Ministry have signed a memorandum of understanding to build 1,000 schools nationwide, IRIB reported on Sunday.

  • Some 1,400 schools in Tehran to be renovated in 10 years 2018-02-03 20:04

    Some 1,400 schools in Tehran to be renovated in 10 years

    TEHRAN — The organization for development, renovation, and equipping of school of Tehran, affiliated with Education Ministry, will retrofit and reconstruct 1,400 dilapidated schools in the province over the course of 10 years, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • A tent nomad school in Iran 2018-01-15 09:05

    One third of Iran’s schools require renovation

    TEHRAN – One third of schools in Iran are dilapidated and require renovation, director of schools renovation, development and equipment organization said on Saturday.

  • Special schools planned for students with autism in Tehran 2017-12-10 09:18

    Special schools planned for students with autism in Tehran

    TEHRAN — The Special Education Organization affiliated with the Ministry of Education plans to set up schools for children with autism in Tehran.

  • Dilapidated schools threaten 1.5m Iranian students 2017-12-03 09:06

    Dilapidated schools threaten 1.5m Iranian students

    TEHRAN — Some 1.5 million students are studying at old and structurally unsafe school buildings across Iran, director of schools renovation, development and equipment organization Mohammad Taqi Nazarpour has said.

  • Rouhani rings back-to-school bell 2017-09-24 09:40

    Rouhani rings back-to-school bell

    TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani officially marked the beginning of 2017-18 school year by ringing the bell of a school in Tehran on Saturday.

  • Maryam Qarehgozlou 2017/09/24

    Maryam Qarehgozlou

    What do you want to be in the future?

    In a general sense education is what prepares people for their future jobs. But does it?

  • school 2017-09-19 09:36

    Back-to-school season, a meaningful event for moms

    The smell of autumn is felt. The streets are all astir with the arrival of school days once again.

  • Iranian potteries inlaid with enamel 2017-02-01 18:50

    2nd handicraft expo for students kicks off today

    TEHRAN – The second exclusive exhibition of handicrafts dedicated to students kicks off today at Borhan school in western Tehran, CHTN announced on Wednesday.