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Data show sharp rise in tendency among Iranian students for migration

New data show the age of migration in Iran has witnessed a sharp decline over the past decade, with a growing tendency among school students for leaving the homeland.

Official: 60,000 Iraqi students studying in Iranian universities

The Iraqi cultural attaché in Iran has announced that thanks to reinforcing bilateral relations between Iran and Iraq, 60,000 Iraqi students are studying in Iranian universities.

Iranians, mostly youths, sitting national university admission exam

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians, mostly youngsters, have been taking part in the national university entrance exam, a highly-competitive test that applicants need to pass to gain admission to higher education institutions in Iran.

Iranian schools abroad seeing significant drop in number of students

A senior Iranian education official says the number of Iranian schools in other countries has plunged from 40,000 eleven years ago to around 8,600 now.

Report: Brain Drain from Iran has expanded to include school-aged students

Reports say the rate of migration of the elite in Iran has expanded to cover even talents in their school years. That’s what a report by Resalat Daily, affiliated with Iran’s ruling principalists, says about the problem of brain drain in Iran.

Official report: large portion of ‘elite’ youth left Iran for good

Analytical statistics from Iran’s Immigration and Passport Police show one in four people eligible to join the National Elites Foundation have left their home country for good since 2001.

Iran celebrates Teachers’ Day

Iran is celebrating its national Teachers’ Day on Monday with special ceremonies held at schools and educational institutions across the country to pay tribute to teachers.

Iranian teacher goes to school every day on boat

An elementary school teacher every day goes to school on a boat to teach children of an underprivileged village in iran’s Khuzestan province.

Video goes viral of Iranian teacher cutting students’ hair, causes outcry

Video footage has appeared of an Iranian teacher cutting tufts of hair on the heads of several students with a pair of scissors, causing an outpouring of anger and criticism.

Schools reopen in Iran following 2 years of closure

All schools and educational centers across Iran have officially reopened after two years of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In-person education to resume in ìran following Covid retreat

Iran's Ministry of Education has said the presence of students in classrooms is not optional and all schools are obliged to resume in-person teaching on Farvardin 14th (April 3rd).

Iran’s Guardian Council approves Teacher Rating Bill

Iran’s Guardian Council has approved the Teacher Rating Bill putting an end to months of disputes with the parliament.

University professors, students urge return of Reza Omidi

870 university professors, students and other staff of the University of Tehran have written to the university’s chancellor to demand the return of Reza Omidi, the recently-sacked assistant professor, to the university’s Faculty of Social Sciences.

Iranian interior minister: Classes must be held on in-person basis

Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said the presence of students in schools is not optional and all of them are required to attend classes.

Iran marks national university student’s day in ceremony in Tehran

Iran is marking the National University Student’s Day in a ceremony with the presence of President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi.

Iranian teacher travelling 80km daily to teach nomad students

An Iranian teacher, in western Iran, treks a long way across rough terrain every day to get to his students living in nomad-populated areas.

Google changes logo to respect Iranian scientist

Google has changed its logo in tribute to famous scientist and mathematician Lotfi Aliasker Zadeh who was of Iranian descent.

Iran schools hold key annual earthquake safety drills

Iranian schools have held their largest, so far, earthquake and safety drills under the motto “Safe School, Tolerant Society, Preparing for Quake in Pandemic Situation”.

Iranian president names new pick for Education Minister

Iran’s President has introduced Yousef Nouri as his new pick for Minister of Education to the Iranian Parliament. Nouri will be put to vote on Sunday at the legislature.

Iranian president names pick for Education Minister

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raeisi has proposed Massoud Fayyazi as his pick for Education Minister to the Iranian Parliament.

Over 85% of Iranian students receive 1st dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Well over 5.6 million school students have received their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine across Iran so far.

Iranian Kurdish teacher nominated for global teacher prize

An Iranian Kurdish teacher has been nominated to receive the Global Teacher Prize awarded by the Varkey Foundation, an institution which works in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Iran marks Fight Against Arrogance Day

Schools across Iran have marked the National Day of Fight Against Arrogance by holding the symbolic ceremony of ringing the bell.

Iran President Calls for Reopening of Schools, Universities in Late November

Iran’s president has urged relevant bodies to make arrangements to reopen schools and universities across the country in late November, 2021.

Iranian schools to reopen on October 23

The spokesman for Iran’s Ministry of Education has said schools with less than 300 students will resume in-person classes from October 23.

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