Across the region, schools are in trouble. A lack of funds, destruction from war, and a need for reform have education ministries scrambling to find new ways to support their most important investment.
The education ministry is strapped and Tunisian schools are falling apart. Ennahda says collecting donations could be the answer. But opponents argue that money comes with influence.
East Libya’s Ministry of Education is edging closer towards its western counterpart.
Students at the Islamic at Al-Azhar Institute in Assyut attend school in a strict time warp and only about half successfully complete the tough curriculum.
Impressions of Upper Egypt’s first Islamic Al-Azhar Institute.
Electronic learning in Libyan schools was believed to be a good idea when it was first introduced in 2007, but since then, it has been unable to get off the ground.
The Japanese school system is not tried and tested but many parents are willing to take a chance on a project that models the ‘Tokosto Plus’ system.
School starts next week but over a third of Sirte’s schools are still in need of renovations after being damaged by war.
They went to Turkey to earn higher degrees but since the failed coup in 2016, the future of more than 60 Libyan postgraduate students in Turkey is in limbo.
The educational system sets rigid limits to careers that don’t fall within the traditional certification system.