Over 1,500 Iranian scientists and experts have returned to the country in the past few years to cooperate with universities and innovation centres, the government says.
Many teachers in remote and underprivileged areas of Iran are making sacrifices to keep instructing their students amid the closure of schools because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
While the coronavirus pandemic has shut down schools for weeks and has forced people to stay home to prevent the spread of the disease, the Iranian Ministry of Education has launched a homegrown mobile application, dubbed SHAD (HAPPY), providing students with distance learning programs.
Iran’s Minister of Education has given an assurance that he will not allow any schoolchild in the country to be deprived of schooling in the wake of the school closures after the outbreak of coronavirus.
Iran’s education minister has expressed his gratitude to an instructor for teaching pupils online while sick in bed in hospital.
The results of a scientific study show that the timely closure of educational centres has been able to prevent more than 22,000 deaths caused by to the coronavirus in Iran.
Over 260 schools have been destroyed in recent flooding in the southeast of Iran.
Iran’s Information and Communications Technology minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has ordered mobile operators in the country to give 20 gigabytes of free internet to teachers who are teaching students online amid the spread of the coronavirus.
Vocational schools across Iran are producing face masks amid a coronavirus outbreak in the country.
As schools remain shut down in Iran due to the outbreak of COVID-19 disease, teachers began using social media and various other methods to keep students involved with learning and to compensate for the shortage of teaching hours.