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 Read more
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. Read more
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 Read more
A student dressed as a bear waits backstage while participating in a cultural event at a school in Mumbai, India. Read more
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. Read more
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Newly qualified midwives attend a commencement ceremony at the Governor’s House in Jalalabad, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. About 40 midwives graduated after undergoing a two and half year midwifery programme.