Latin America

Argentina's failing public schools: 'Studying is an odyssey'

The country's public school system used to be one of the best in Latin America, but under-investment has led to its decline.


How an education crisis is isolating Morocco's poor

Unsuccessful attempts at reform and the growth of private schools are hurting underprivileged families.

How an education crisis is hurting Morocco's poor

US & Canada

West Virginia teachers make deal to end nine-day strike

The tentative deal will raise wages and increase incentives to fill vacancies.

West Virginia teachers make deal to end nine-day strike

United Kingdom

Cambridge apologises for blocking Palestinian moderator

University officials had threatened to cancel event on BDS unless SOAS academic Ruba Salih was replaced as chair.

Cambridge apologises for blocking Palestinian from chairing talk


Nigeria paying parents to take their children to school

Wishing to capitalise on the success of a UNICEF programme, the Nigerian government is offering $41 a year to families to keep their daughters in the classroom.

South Korea

Why doesn't Korea want its youngsters to speak English?

The ban will affect low-income families in highly competitive society, analysts and parents warn.

South Korea bans English education for first and second graders


CAR conflict: One in three children missing out on education

UNICEF says a third of children are missing out on an education because of the fighting between armed groups. Many schools have been destroyed or are being used as camps for people who have escaped the violence.

US & Canada

Displaced Puerto Rican students adjust to mainland schools

The US territory is struggling to rebuild following Hurricane Maria in September, forcing students to relocate to the mainland in order to finish their schooling.


Q&A: The reality of free education for all in Ghana

Two NGO workers explain why, despite free tuition, some Ghanaian children still struggle to get an education.

United States

'Slighted for years': West Virginia teachers walk out

Strike over low wages and cuts to benefits will continue on Monday as teachers demand US state takes action.

West Virginia teachers walk out, shutting down all public schools


Classroom revolution? New curriculum for Kenya kids

While teachers and parents have praised the change, many argue that investment in education is the real issue that must be addressed.


Global push to have every child in school by 2030

French President Emmanuel Macron says education is the most important way to ensure security and progress.

Inside Story

What will it take to get every child in school?

About 264 million children and young people are not in school.


South Sudan: war deprives children of education

The civil war has seen much of the population displaced, depriving 1.8 million children of school-going age of education.

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