Education

08-10-2012
The European Union has announced that it was extending a scholarship programme for higher education students to all eligible Syrian students.
13-08-2012
The Syrian President issued today a decree establishing two new university faculties among a dozen or so that has been created in rural areas of Syria in the last eighteen months.
09-07-2012
Two new faculties have been established at the Aleppo and Baath Universities.
29-04-2012
The University of Damascus is opening a new faculty in the southern governorate of Daraa dedicated to veterinary medicine.
13-02-2012
The Ministry of Education has announced the dates for the high school end-of-year exams as students in many areas of the country continue to have difficulties to access their schools because of the unrest.
16-10-2011
Only half of Syria’s high school graduates found their way to the country’s higher education system this year, according to the Ministry of Higher Education.
19-09-2011
5.6 million Syrian children entered school on September 18, the first day of the academic year, according to the Ministry of Education.
28-08-2011
Syria’s school year will begin on September 18, following a decision by the Ministry of Education that will affect more than 5.5 million pupils.
21-08-2011
Syria’s Baath Party, which has been ruling Syria single-handedly for almost five decades, is establishing a private university, a move that will help it find new sources of finance but that also fully contradicts its proclaimed socialist principles.
15-08-2011
Six new university faculties were established by Presidential decree last week, all of them located in some of the least developed areas of the country.
26-06-2011
The Syrian President issued last week a decree establishing two new faculties of science to be located in the southern Governorates of Daraa and Quneitra.
20-09-2010
5.51 million Syrian children entered schools and kindergartens at the beginning of the academic year on September 19.
19-09-2010
Al-Furat University, the state-owned academic institution located in Syria’s eastern region, has added a new Agriculture Faculty.
29-08-2010
A new private university, the country’s sixteenth, has opened in Syria.
23-08-2010
Rawafed, or Tributaries, a new USD 10 million school is to open its doors in Homs next September at the beginning of the 2010-2011 academic year.

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