Education

15-09-2014
The Minister of Education, Hazwan Al-Wiz, said that 4.37 million Syrian pupils entered school yesterday, the first day of the school year.
07-07-2014
The Syrian Government is opening six new university faculties in various “safe areas” of the country.
30-06-2014
A Russian university will establish a branch in Syria, the first foreign university to do so.
19-05-2014
A Presidential decree has established a new public sector university in the central province of Hama.
31-03-2014
Billions of Syrian pounds have been lost because of the destruction of the physical infrastructure of higher education institutions, the Ministry has estimated.
10-03-2014
The Minister of Higher Education has changed the name of one of the country’s private universities following a change in ownership.
06-01-2014
The Syrian government will introduce Russian as a second language in its schools starting the next school year, the minister of education said.
23-12-2013
Some three million Syrian pupils have been forced to leave school in the last three years, according to a report by UNICEF.
23-12-2013
Syria’s higher education institutions have suffered losses of around 5 billion pounds since the beginning of the uprising, according to the Minister of Higher Education.
18-11-2013
Two new university faculties will be established in the coastal town of Tartous, raising further the number of government projects established in Syria’s coastal areas in recent months.
11-11-2013
The Syrian Virtual University, an institution affiliated to the Ministry of Higher Education, has signed an agreement to enable its students take their exams in other cities in the Middle East region.
16-09-2013
Syria’s school year began this week with some 4.5 million pupils registering.
02-09-2013
The ministry of education has confirmed that the 2013-14 school year will begin on September 15.
15-07-2013
A fifth of Syria’s schools have been damaged, jeopardizing the schooling of 2.5 million children, a recent report said.
12-04-2013
The Syrian President has issued a decree establishing a faculty of medicine in the coastal city of Tartous.

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