Education in Maghreb: Algeria

By Nick Clark Editor, WENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATIONAt independence in 1962 the Algerian education system was highly exclusive and geared toward the training of a French colonial elite. With the creation of the Ministry of Education in 1963, the…

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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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