Al Jazeera

AJSC ranked fifth for research in MENA

Al Jazeera Centre for Studies, the network's research arm, climbed seven positions to rank 141 out of 7,815 think-tanks.

AJSC ranked fifth for research in MENA

REWIND

Pencils and Bullets: Girls' Education in Afghanistan

Five years ago, after the Taliban years, two Turkmen girls in Afghanistan were finally able to attend school.

Morocco

Morocco tuition fee law sparks anger

MPs from ruling and opposition parties vow to vote against the bill that prejudices right of citizens to free education.

Morocco tuition fee law sparks anger

Special series

Bihar's Super 30: Hard lessons

Star pupils begin to emerge in Super 30; a life-changing scheme to beat the odds of a poor upbringing.

Special series

Bihar's Super 30: First step on the ladder

Underprivileged Indian students compete for a place on a life-changing scheme to get into a prestigious IT academy.

United States

Schools in New York teaching the homeless

Many schools in the United States are teaching an increasing number of children who are homeless.

Education

500,000 Rohingya unlikely to receive schooling in 2018

Humanitarian group warns of 'lost generation' as Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh lack access to schooling.

Rohingya: 500,000 unlikely to receive schooling in 2018

Opinion

The education scam

Young people in the US are pushed into severe debt with the false promise of a good income.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

Asia Pacific

South Korea: 600,000 students to sit for college entrance exam

In South Korea, fewer students are opting to take the 'Suneung' college entrance exam, favouring a new system that has a variety of sources instead of a single exam.

South Korea

Suneung: How an exam brings South Korea to a halt

Performing well in the annual exam is every high-school student's aim in South Korea. But success does not come easy.

Qatar

Thousands convene in Doha for WISE education summit

Patrick Awuah wins conference's top prize as leading minds discuss fake news and education in a 'post-truth' world.

Thousands convene in Doha for WISE education summit

Censorship

Cambridge slammed for 'censoring' Palestine BDS event

Activists condemn university's alleged threat to stop the event unless Palestinian academic chairing it was removed.

Cambridge slammed for 'censoring' Palestine BDS event

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli kindergarten raid terrifies Palestinian kids

Parents say police stormed primary school and arrested teachers because of school's refusal to adopt Israeli curriculum.

Israeli kindergarten raid terrifies Palestinian kids

Education

Qatar opens new state-of-the-art 'noisy' library

Qatar hopes its new national library will appeal to today's children and prepare them for a future in leadership and business.

Asia

Kazakhstan to switch from Cyrillic to Latin alphabet

President announces commission to oversee gradual transition to Latin-based script by 2025

Kazakhstan to switch from Cyrillic to Latin alphabet