Battle for Mosul

Mosul University after ISIL: Damaged but defiant

Faculty and students of Mosul University, which was recently retaken from ISIL, vow to save its legacy.

Human Rights

UN: 40% of Syrian children in Turkey not in school

Risk of 'lost generation' as UN agency says 380,000 Syrian child refugees miss formal education at present in Turkey.


Palestinian hospital school 'resistance to occupation'

The one-classroom school in an East Jerusalem hospital allows chronically ill Palestinian children to continue studies.

rebel education

After School: Where Art Meets Technology

Armenian students explore the intersection between art and technology to develop skills not taught in other classrooms.

United Kingdom

UK students push for more non-white thinkers on courses

Students at SOAS want more black scholars on their courses but reject reports they want to drop white philosophers.

Poverty & Development

What does it mean to be literate in the 21st century?

We need large-scale systemic revolution in education.

by Kolleen Bouchane

rebel education

Pick Your Teacher: Democratic Schooling in the UK

How allowing students at a London inner-city school to choose their curriculum and teachers is improving results.

Arts & Culture

India: For the love of second-hand books

The second-hand book stalls at the Vijayawada Book Festival intrigue customers with a dose of nostalgia.

rebel education

Mexico: The Power of Early Education

How a school with a rigorous curriculum for children as young as two makes a world of difference to Mexican students.

rebel education

Quiz: How much do you know about education?

Take our quiz and test your knowledge about global education.

Middle East

Turkish university lets Syrians study in Arabic

Nearly 2,000 Syrians are taking classes at Gaziantep University where they can resume studies from where they left off.

Human Rights

Going back to school in Kenya's biggest slum

Hundreds of adults who grew up illiterate are getting a second chance to read and write in Nairobi's Kibera slum.


Afghan returnee girls at risk of early marriage: Report

Survey by Save the Children indicates Afghan refugees returning from Pakistan are also vulnerable to forced labour.


Cameroon teachers, lawyers strike in battle for English

Anglophones say French is being imposed in schools and court rooms in English-speaking regions.


West Bank: Reading for fun in Palestine

A Nablus school that won a $1m reading award hopes to get children off smartphones to read books.