Iraq’s students say, ‘Welcome back, professor’

By Christina Asquith VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION BAGHDAD – After a decade of sanctions had left his physics lab a crumbling shell, Raad Mohammed decided it was time to go. In 1999, following a route trodden by thousands of the…

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eWENR, November/December 1999: Middle East

Regional News  Middle East  ISRAEL Under a new plan approved by the Education Ministry, Israeli high school students will be able to earn university credit for some subjects they take as electives. The project, known as the

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eWENR, September/October 1999: Middle East

Regional News  Middle East  EGYPT Each year in early August, the results for the thanawaya amma (annual high school examination) are posted throughout the country, allowing students to learn what university spaces are available to them. Those who do not make the grade cannot get…

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Recent Developments in Egyptian Education

Recent Developments in Egyptian Education by Ulla Maija Salmi Schools and institutions of higher learning have existed in Egypt since ancient times. In the days of the Pharaohs, adult education was largely conducted in temples where astronomy, medicine, geometry and physics, among other subjects, were…

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