education in the East

Duration of school holidays becomes known in Uzbekistan

Duration of school holidays becomes known in Uzbekistan

The Ministry of Public Education issued a statement saying that there are no plans to extend school holidays. The department noted that the holidays would last, as previously reported, until January 24.  Earlier, on …

First madrasah structure unearthed in southeastern Turkey

First madrasah structure unearthed in southeastern Turkey

The remains of a 12th-century madrasah have been unearthed in the Harran ruins, which is one of the oldest settlements in the world and on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List. Speaking to state-run Anadolu Agency, the …

Erdogan: Turkish education competes with the best

Erdogan: Turkish education competes with the best

Turkey has made improvements in all areas of education over the last 20 years and can now compete with other developed nations, especially Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, Turkish President Recep Tayyip …

First touch-sensitive traffic lights installed in Uzbekistan

First touch-sensitive traffic lights installed in Uzbekistan

The first sensory traffic lights were installed in Tashkent near one of the schools, the Traffic Safety Department of the Municipal Department of Internal Affairs informs. The new device is located next to secondary school No. 15 in the …

Saudi Arabia closing 8 Turkish schools

Saudi Arabia closing 8 Turkish schools

Saudi Arabia will shut down 8 Turkish schools affiliated with the Ministry of National Education operating in the capital Riyadh and other provinces at the end of the 2020-2021 academic year, according to information gathered by diplomatic …

Distance learning legislated in Kazakhstan

Distance learning legislated in Kazakhstan

Distance education is being legislated in Kazakhstan - President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev signed the law "On Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Education," Akorda reports. Late …

Iran begins new school year amid pandemic

Iran begins new school year amid pandemic

The educational process, interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic seven months ago, has restarted in schools and universities in Iran, the Associated Press reports. "Education in our country will not be interrupted even in the …

Measles outbreak recorded in Kazakhstan's university

Measles outbreak recorded in Kazakhstan's university

A measles outbreak has been registered in a university in Arkalyk, Kostanay region of Kazakhstan, the regional healthcare department said. 27 students were infected measles, two more people were diagnosed measles, Informburo.kz …

Ilham Aliyev receives Turkish minister of education

Ilham Aliyev receives Turkish minister of education

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Minister of National Education of the Republic of Turkey Ziya Selçuk, the Azerbaijani presidential press service …

Turkey and Tajikistan discuss education cooperation

Turkey and Tajikistan discuss education cooperation

In Dushanbe, a meeting was held between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan, Sirojiddin Mukhriddin, and the Chairman of the Turkish Education Fund, Birol Akgun. During the meeting, the parties discussed the current state and …

Educational cooperation in Caspian region. Iranian vector

Educational cooperation in Caspian region. Iranian vector

Looking at the history of cooperation between the countries of the Caspian region in educational sphere, it should be noted that implementation of joint projects is carried out both through multilateral cooperation in the format of the …

Kazakhstan to create its own University of Tourism

Kazakhstan to create its own University of Tourism

Kazakhstan has to create a University of Tourism, because the country needs qualified personnel in this area, head of state Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev said at the Ulytau-2019 international tourism forum today. “Many …

 Two arts academies to be established in Saudi Arabia

Two arts academies to be established in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia will set up arts academies, including two in the next two years, offering a step toward academic qualification and enlarging the Kingdom’s footprint in heritage, arts and crafts, and music. The initiative is part of …