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SOMALIA: Fighting for an education

NAIROBI, 12 January 2011 (IRIN) – Sometimes the teachers make it to school but the children do not – when the fighting is too intense for them to venture outdoors. Sometimes teachers make it to school only to find it has been moved – to enable displaced children to continue learning. This is the nature of teaching in war-torn Mogadishu, …

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Syrian inventor scheme bears fruit

[HOMS, SYRIA] Syrian academics are hailing a scheme to nurture inventors a success following a string of patent applications and international prizes for their students’ work. The Science of Invention and Development (SID) Team in Syrian Universities has been running for more than a decade and aims to train Master’s students and graduates on how to be inventors in their …

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MIDDLE EAST: Investing in early education

DAMASCUS, 15 November 2010 (IRIN) – A new regional Early Childhood Centre offering facilities for pre-school children as well as training for child workers in Damascus, Syria, is hoping to boost the quality of pre-primary education in the Middle East.

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