Education

12 Mar 14
Archaeological treasures in Nangarhar province left to decay as officials say they lack the resources to preserve them.
Tents provide the classrooms for this school in Afghanistan's Khost province. (Photo: Ahmad Shah)
5 Mar 14
Large numbers enrolled in school as old prejudices fall away.
Gagik Yeganyan, head of Armenia's migration agency. (Photo: Photolure agency)
14 Feb 14
Foreign nationals without extended residence rights restricted to staying three months out of six in Russia.
Armenian officer cadets. The government suspects that many less willing recruits go abroad to study instead. (Photo: Photolure agency)
7 Feb 14
Officials say refundable payment will deter those going abroad merely to escape army service.
One of the protesting parents, Muhizin Omerovic, holds up a school timetable based on the Serb curriculum. (Photo: Ajdin Kamber)
5 Feb 14
Children stay off school for months in dispute over language, history and other subjects.
Gagik Yeganyan, head of Armenia's migration agency. (Photo: Photolure agency) Competition for university places is fierce and applicants have to study hard to get through the entrance exam. (Photo: Mansoreh Motamedi, Fars News Agency) Yerevan State University. (Photo: Vahe Harutyunyan) Girls study under canvas at a school in Balkh province. (Photo: Isaf media) One of the protesting parents, Muhizin Omerovic, holds up a school timetable based on the Serb curriculum. (Photo: Ajdin Kamber) The Taleban control of Barmal, a border district in the Kunar province of eastern Afghanistan. (Photo: Abdali Mahzun)
Armenian officer cadets. The government suspects that many less willing recruits go abroad to study instead. (Photo: Photolure agency) Children at a state school in Kabul. Critics of private education say the state system has better teachers and a more consistent curriculum. (Photo: Staff Sgt. Stacey Haga/ISAF/Flickr) Khatia Dekanoidze, the new head of Georgia’s school exam board. (Photo: Robert Churgulia) Compiled from students' reports, article appeared in The News. IWPR Handbooks. A school near the East bus station in Bishkek. Photo by Vladimir Menkov.