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Students from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, on Monday cover themselves with foam to honour the ‘academic family’ . The ‘raisin weekend’ is held every November in the university’s St Salvator’s Quad. A gift of raisins (now foam) is traditionally given by first-year students to their elders to thank them for their guidance. The first-years in exchange receive a receipt in Latin.
An Indian school student dressed as Mahatma Gandhi is among those taking part in state formation day celebrations in Hyderabad in India on Friday.
Students dressed as zombies take part in an annual Halloween costume parade in Manila on Wednesday.
Students from President Corazon Aquino elementary school use notebooks to cover their heads as they take part in an earthquake drill in Manila on Friday, after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit the central Philippine island of Bohol.
A teacher adjusts the position of a student as a group of first graders practise at the gymnastics hall of a sports school in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, in China. The daily schedule for young gymnasts in the school includes literacy and general knowledge in the morning and athletic training in the afternoon.
A boy recites from a book during a lesson at a school in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad on Friday.
Pakistani girls attend class at a school in Mingora, a town in Swat valley, on Wednesday, the first anniversary of the shooting of Malala Yousafzai by the Taliban. Ms Yousafzai, the teenage activist nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, says she has not done enough to deserve the award, as her old school closed to mark the anniversary.
Students react after viewing the results of the baccalauréat exam (high school graduation exam), on Friday at Arago high school in Paris. About 665,000 candidates for the baccalauréat 2013, whatever is their sector – general, technological or professional – will learn if they are straight off received, stuck or convened to the catching up.
A girl arranges artificial respiration doll in Lingen, eastern Germany, on Tuesday ahead of an attempt to set a new record on reanimating dolls simultaneously with around 600 pupils