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News Iran » Education: Closing the door on English in Iran

News channel or source: https://www.salon.com/2018/01/20/closing-the-door-on-english-in-iran/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Last week, after two weeks of protests in Iran, the country’s High Education Council announced that teaching English is now banned from Iranian primary schools. The announcement has me thinking about King Kong. Again. The language ban, which some ...

News Iran » Education: Iran exports $400 million of medicinal plants annually

News channel or source: https://en.mehrnews.com/news/131529/Iran-exports-400-million-of-medicinal-plants-annually
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) – The head of Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization says that Iran exports $400 million of medicinal plants annually, 80% of which is saffron. Speaking at a meeting held on Monday to discuss problems of ...

News Iran » Education: Belarus, Iran develop cooperation roadmap for 2018-2020

News channel or source: http://eng.belta.by/economics/view/belarus-iran-develop-cooperation-roadmap-for-2018-2020-108621-2018/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

TEHRAN, 23 January (BelTA-IRNA) - Belarus and Iran have developed a roadmap for bilateral cooperation ... transport, agriculture, health, education, science, technology and energy,” Mohammad Shariatmadari said. The minister also welcomed an increase ...

News Iran » Education: These young women are raising awareness about sexual health in Iran

News channel or source: https://www.pri.org/stories/2018-01-10/these-young-women-are-raising-awareness-about-sexual-health-iran
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

Sex is a taboo topic in Iran, and sex education there is almost nonexistent. "Whatever people learn, if they're lucky, they learn it from their parents; mostly they learn it from their peers and online from websites or social media," explains Dorratoltaj.

News Iran » Education: Why The Time Is Ripe For A Free Iran

News channel or source: http://thefederalist.com/2018/01/11/time-ripe-free-iran/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

with the result that Iran’s 80 million population is disproportionately young. Relative to other Islamic nations, literacy and university education is high. To put the present condition of the Iranian people in Tocquevillian terms, for almost 40 years ...

News Iran » Education: Iran Cannot Afford to Ban English in Schools

News channel or source: http://observer.com/2018/01/grand-ayatollah-khamenei-bans-english-in-iranian-schools/
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

The Grand Ayatollah is calling on Iran to fight what he terms the “cultural invasion.” Mehdi Navid Adham, speaking for the Ministry of Education, explained the logic behind the policy: “Teaching English in government and non-government primary ...

News Iran » Education: Kafkaesque Impediments to Challenging Iran’s Theocracy

News channel or source: https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/01/16/kafkaesque-impediments-to-challenging-irans-theocracy/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Regime officials last week also announced that teaching English in Iran opened the way to a western “cultural invasion” and the regime has now banned the teaching of English in primary schools, a senior education official has announced. “Teaching ...

News Iran » Education: Protests in Iran: not a crushing end

News channel or source: http://blogs.berkeley.edu/2018/01/22/protests-in-iran-not-a-crushing-end/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

It may be that the Islamic Republic of Iran, which has over the past three decades created a welfare system marked by expanding basic health, education, and aid programs, contains the seeds of its own transformation. Iranian society has increasingly become ...

News Iran » Education: The Iran Protests: A Third Path To Political Change?

News channel or source: https://iranian.com/2018/01/19/iran-protests-third-path-political-change/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Neither will the IRI tolerate any political education and organization outside the reach of its own state apparatus, leaving the Iranian working class with a lacking, or poorly-equipped, language of dissent. The question of transition from reformism must ...