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New week and escape from war

New week and escape from war

By Dr. Hassan Humeida Kiel, Germany: It’s the start of a new week. A week where we wake up normally, start with our usual rituals, get ready for our routines. We start by getting out of our cozy beds, slowly and lazily stretching out and articulating with some funny, crazy or sometimes silly words and […]

Peaceful life for the next generations

Peaceful life for the next generations

By Dr. Hassan Humeida KIEL, GERMANY: We are in the 21st century right now. The last world war was 75 years ago. The old wounds of the Second World War have not yet completely healed. War always means misery, loss of lives, destruction and regression for all parties involved. The world is still working hard to […]

Asia’s dilemma – back to school now or not?

Asia’s dilemma – back to school now or not?

By: Crispin Maslog MANILA: Calls to resume classes in Asia increasing even as vaccination against COVID-19 lags, posing health risks. ‘Close open, close open,’ goes a lesson on the first day at kindergarten as the barely six-year-old child closes and opens his hand and learns his first lessons in anatomy and language. That basic lesson may […]

Cold spell sweeps South Korea on college exam day

Cold spell sweeps South Korea on college exam day

Seoul: A cold wave swept across the nation on the day of the national college entrance examination Thursday, with the mercury dipping to near or below zero in Seoul and central areas, South Korea’s weather authority said. The morning low dropped to minus 13.8 C in Mount Seorak, while Daegwallyeong, a mountain pass in the […]

Teaching Cambridge Programs In Mongolia

Teaching Cambridge Programs In Mongolia

ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA– With four graduating classes, the New Era International School (NEIS) is proud of the academic achievements of its students: in fact, the 46% of them are studying in the world’s best universities in US, UK, Canada and many more. The school was established in 2011 by the Ministry of Education of Mongolia. It […]

Idyllic Early Childhood Schooling

Idyllic Early Childhood Schooling

From the age of seven till I was 12, going to primary school near my home was one of the activities I fondly looked forward to. Classes may start at 12.30 or 1 in the afternoon, but tens of my friends and I were already at school by 11 a.m. Not that we were too […]

Education System of a Stateless Nation

Education System of a Stateless Nation

The Kurdish land, at first, was partitioned between Iran and the Ottoman Empires in 1639 and then, after the First World War, among Turkey, Iran, Iraq, and Syria through international agreements; a population of more than 50 million began to live under the rule of four different modern states. This occupation caused many negative situations […]

Schools do not offer Muslim education to the students

Schools do not offer Muslim education to the students

Turkey school system is based on 4(primary school)+4(middle school)+4(high school), and the university is in two-year, four-year, and six-year program. In Turkey, all education costs are free for 12 years of elementary, middle, and high school, and textbooks are also provided free of charge. In other words, primary, middle, and high school education is compulsory […]

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; […]

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