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Educational Structure of Iran at a Difficult Point

Educational Structure of Iran at a Difficult Point

The educational system in Iran was defined several years ago at three levels: primary school (5 years), guidance (3 years) and high school (4 years). But now, after several decades, it has again been divided into two parts: primary school (6 years) and high school (6 years); plus one year pre-school. Of course, with the […]

General Education System of Georgia: A Path towards More Westernization?

General Education System of Georgia: A Path towards More Westernization?

Georgian education system is represented first of all by general education stages overall with 12 years of study – starting from the age of 6, when the majority of children enter an elementary school (primary, – carried out during 6 years, implemented in I-VI grades; basic, – conducted for 3 years, implemented in VII-IX grades; […]

Education in the Philippines: Reaching one’s dreams

Education in the Philippines: Reaching one’s dreams

The Philippine educational system is patterned after the American school system.  This is no surprise since it was the Americans who established the public  school system during the American colonial times here between 1896 to 1946.     Three levels describe our educational system – the primary, secondary and tertiary levels. There  are public and […]

Education in India

Education in India

For millennia, ancient India was one of the foremost seats of learning in the world with  famous universities like Taxila, Nalanda and Vikramshila, visited by scholars and monks from China, Tibet, Korea, among others. For example, the 7th century Chinese Buddhist monk, Hiuen Tsang, spent 15 months studying and learning at Nalanda, the ancient Indian […]

Education System of Uzbekistan

Education System of Uzbekistan

Since 1991, from the first year of Independence, youth policy in general, and development of education system in particular has been of high importance of the state policy of Uzbekistan.     Till 2018, secondary education system of Uzbekistan was divided into two stages. The first stage includes nine years of compulsory schooling with the […]

Kyrgyz Educational System

Kyrgyz Educational System

After gaining independence in 1991, the Kyrgyz Republic is gradually changing its old formed Soviet educational system while the authorities are paying more attention to improving its effectiveness. The education system in the Kyrgyz Republic is constantly changing and requires implementations of new and successful approaches from educational systems in other countries, both in primary […]

Students speaking out against sexual harassment from teachers

Students speaking out against sexual harassment from teachers

The #Metoo movement that has been sweeping Korea since January is starting to spread to schools. A girls’ high school in Gwangju is undergoing a police investigation for sexual harassment by teachers.  The investigation was launched after the Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education last week found that 180 out of 860 students at the school […]

Qatar bans Disney’s Snow White storybook

Qatar bans Disney’s Snow White storybook

A book based on Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs has reportedly been removed from a Qatari private school’s library after it was deemed to contain “indecent” illustrations. The book was an abridged version of the story, part of Penguin Kids series. Officials from Qatar’s supreme education council were said to have intervened after […]

Non-Muslim American oppose Islamophobia by wearing hijabs

Non-Muslim American oppose Islamophobia by wearing hijabs

Chicago’s Vernon Hills High School held a “Walk a Mile in Her Hijab Day” last week as non-Muslim female students were encouraged to wear the hijab, the Islamic head scarf. The event was sponsored by the school’s 10-member Muslim Student Association. Meanwhile, Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins announced on her Facebook page Dec. 11 she would […]

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