Education

28-08-2011
Syria’s school year will begin on September 18, following a decision by the Ministry of Education that will affect more than 5.5 million pupils.
21-08-2011
Syria’s Baath Party, which has been ruling Syria single-handedly for almost five decades, is establishing a private university, a move that will help it find new sources of finance but that also fully contradicts its proclaimed socialist principles.
15-08-2011
Six new university faculties were established by Presidential decree last week, all of them located in some of the least developed areas of the country.
26-06-2011
The Syrian President issued last week a decree establishing two new faculties of science to be located in the southern Governorates of Daraa and Quneitra.
03-05-2011
The Syrian Government has confirmed that the dates for the end-of-year exams at school and university levels remained unchanged.
20-09-2010
5.51 million Syrian children entered schools and kindergartens at the beginning of the academic year on September 19.
19-09-2010
Al-Furat University, the state-owned academic institution located in Syria’s eastern region, has added a new Agriculture Faculty.
29-08-2010
A new private university, the country’s sixteenth, has opened in Syria.
23-08-2010
Rawafed, or Tributaries, a new USD 10 million school is to open its doors in Homs next September at the beginning of the 2010-2011 academic year.
12-07-2010
Several small and medium-sized Syrian cities will witness the opening of university faculties next year.
21-06-2010
Syria and Iran have laid the foundation stone of a joint university to be built in Lattakia.
07-06-2010
The rector of Syrian International Private University for Science and Technology (SIUST) has been jailed following his dismissal by the Minister of Higher Education.
07-09-2009
The number of pupils who are enrolled in Syrian schools and kindergartens this year stands at 5.3 million, or one fourth of the country’s total population.
03-08-2009
A presidential decree has cancelled the license of the Private University for Science and Arts (PUSA).
20-07-2009
Syria’s 15th private university, the Arab Private University for Science and Technology (AUST), opened its doors on July 16.

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