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Children at Fortunata pre-school in The Nyarugusu refugee camp, Tanzania. The International Rescue Committee EU Children of Peace project helped to rebuild 12 new classrooms. Now children can learn to read, write and count in a safe environment. An exhibition of photos and videos showing those affected by the conflict in Niger and Tanzania will be exhibited at Somerset house in London from Saturday
Indian schoolgirls eat lunch organised by the non-profit Akshaya Patra Foundation, at the Chaumuha Primary School on the outskirts of Vrindavan
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Emily Binks poses at the preview for the Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show in Edinburgh, Scotland, with her sculpture made using furniture she found abandoned. The attractions at this year’s Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show include a giant skull flanked by cut-outs of comedians, a refuge made from unwanted sofas and kitsch curtains poking fun at the education system
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Myanmar student protesters and nationalists clash with riot police during a march in Letpadan town, some 130km (80 miles) north of Myanmar’s main city on Tuesday. Student protesters have embarked on months of demonstrations calling for education reform, but plans by a core group to march to Yangon have been halted by police in the dusty central town of Letpadan
Schoolchildren from the Lang’ata Road primary school flee tear gas in Nairobi, Kenya after breaking a wall that had been illegally erected around it and being dispersed by police attempting to break up their demonstration against the removal of their school’s playground, which was allegedly grabbed by a powerful politician
Exam markers inspect students’ exam papers for the national college entrance examination to the higher academy of fine arts at the paper inspection site in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China.
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Students from a local college celebrate their graduation at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi. The temple is where Vietnam’s oldest university was founded in the 11th century under the Ly Dynasty
Boys attend school on the International Student Day in Peshawar, Pakistan
British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama speak with school kids during their visit to Mount Pleasant Primary School in Newport, South Wales.
First-graders take part in a festive ceremony to mark the start of another school year in Slovyansk, Ukraine.
Nurdan Gokce, 16, opens her GCSE results at Stoke Newington school on Thursday in London, England. As hundreds of thousands of students received their GCSE results on Thursday, it has emerged that the proportion of GCSEs awarded A – C grades has risen for the first time in three years.
Medical University graduates throw up mortarboards during the celebration of their graduation in Minsk on Friday. More than one thousand doctors left the university this year
Young Chinese football players attend classes after training at the Evergrande International Football School near Qingyuan in Guangdong Province, China. The sprawling 167-acre campus is the brainchild of property tycoon Xu Jiayin, whose ambition is to train a generation of young athletes to establish China as a football powerhouse. The school is considered the largest football academy in the world with 2,400 students, more than 50 pitches and a squad of Spanish coaches through a partnership with Real Madrid
Student protesters clash with riot policemen (not pictured) during a demonstration in Santiago to demand changes to the Chilean education system
Pupils take “selfies” with Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, as she arrives at Robert-Jungk Europe high school as part of the Europe-Project day, in Berlin.
A woman takes the stairs with the logo of the Leipzig International Book Fair in Leipzig, Germany. More than 2,000 exhibitors from 42 countries present their works until Sunday.
Pakistani students of a madrassa, or Islamic school, sleep while others study in a Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan. Islamic schools form an important function within the Pakistani educational system, providing for many Pakistanis, the only educational institution they attend.
A boy looks through the window of the Saraswati temple during the Shreepanchami festival in Kathmandu. Children are given their first writing and reading lessons at the temple during this festival in the belief that Saraswati, the goddess of education, will help them excel
A student dressed as a bear waits backstage while participating in a cultural event at a school in Mumbai, India.
Nisha Maji, 5, who lives and works with her family at a brick factory in Kathmandu, Nepal, helps family members carry bricks. A group of Nepalese youth associated with the non-profit organisation Gothalo Nepal is providing basic education to the factory children once a week.