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Iran is marking the National University Student’s Day in a ceremony with the presence of President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi.
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.
Yousef Nouri has secured a vote of confidence from Iranian lawmakers to become Iran’s Education Minister.
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raeisi has proposed Massoud Fayyazi as his pick for Education Minister to the Iranian Parliament.
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).
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 as well as other students have started the new academic year in Iran.
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.
Iran says it is granting scholarships and special residency to top Afghan students and academics.
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’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”.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Photo by Ali Asghar Gezelsafloo, IRNA
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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