Category: School in iran

500,000 foreign students go to school in Iran

Rezvan Hakimzadeh, Deputy Minister of Primary Education, made the remarks during an inauguration ceremony of a preschool center for Afghan children in the southeastern Iranian city of Mehmanshahr, Rafsanjan. “I call this day educational justice and children’s rights because Iranian and foreign newcomers are gathered here in a beautiful day of equality and brotherhood, in […]

140,000 children out of school in Iran

TEHRAN – Some 140,000 children are out of school across the country, said Abdolreza Fooladvand, head of Tehran’s education department. “The most important threat to a nation’s capital is the lack of human resources, however, sometimes we have failed to prevent this problem in the country,” he lamented. He went on to say that the […]

Afghan undocumented refugees get the chance to go to school in Iran

Deadly attacks and fighting have dispersed Afghans across the world. And with more than half of all registered refugees coming from just three countries, Afghanistan ranks second, with 2.5 million people. Almost a million of these refugees are hosted in Iran, where it is estimated that up to 2 million more Afghans live without papers, […]

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