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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.

Iranian MPs confirm Yousef Nouri as new Education Minister

Yousef Nouri has secured a vote of confidence from Iranian lawmakers to become Iran’s Education Minister.

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.

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.

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.

Iran new academic year kicks off amid Covid-related concerns

The new academic year has officially started in Iran, almost two years into the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic that saw the rapid growth of online education.

First-Graders Ring in New School Year in Iran On-Line

First-graders as well as other students have started the new academic year in Iran.

Iran bans 2030 document on education

Pursuant to the order of the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution and also the announcement of the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution’s resolution, the Ministry of Education instructed provincial education departments to cancel the 2030 Document on Education.

Afghans to get scholarship and special residency in Iran

Iran says it is granting scholarships and special residency to top Afghan students and academics.

Islamic Azad University launches branch in Beirut

Iran’s Islamic Azad University has launched a technology and innovation center in Lebanon. That’s according to Islamic Azad University’s Research, Technology and Innovation Deputy.

Iran’s New School Year to Start in Late September: Raisi

Iran’s president says the new school year will begin in late September, but in-person training will be postponed until the health conditions are met.

Iran Unveils Virtual Educational Courses on Life Skills for Girls

Iran’s Education Ministry and the Vice Presidency for Women and Family Affairs have unveiled educational content for virtual courses on “special life skills for girls”.

Iranian Teacher Spends Inheritance on Buying Tablets for Deprived Students

Hossein Assadi is an exemplary Iranian teacher and a scientific elite, with a track record studded with medals and certificates of commendation. But this is not what he is known for.

Difficulties of Online Learning in Iran’s Remote Areas

While millions of Iranian students do not go to schools and attend their classes remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic, a huge number of kids in the remote areas have to travel along hard paths to find a place where there is celluar coverage.

Iranian Kid Dies after Taking on ‘Momo Challenge’

An Iranian child has lost his life due to taking on the so-called “Momo challenge".

COVID-19 Makes Learning Even More Difficult for Exceptional Students

Schools in Iran are offering virtual learning facilities to their students amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, but e-learning is not quite easy for all students.

Iran’s President Voices Concern over Relative Rise in COVID-19 Infections

The Iranian president has expressed concern over a drop in the percentage of people who abide by health protocols amid a surge in the coronavirus outbreak.

Iran’s President Rings In School Year 2020

The Iranian president has officially opened the new school year while urging all to keep observing health protocols amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Iran to Reopen Schools Based on Odd-Even Plan: Minister

Iran’s education minister says students will go to school on an odd/even plan in the new educational year in order to contain the novel coronavirus.

Devoted Teachers Making Sacrifices amid COVID-19 Outbreak in Iran

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.

Iran Develops Distance Learning App amid Coronavirus Epidemic

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.

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