Pakistani schoolchildren look out the doorway of their school, before a special class about the victims killed in Tuesday’s Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, at Ranrra school in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Friday
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Pakistani soldiers transport rescued school children from the site of an attack by Taliban gunmen on a school in Peshawar today. Taliban insurgents killed at least 130 people, most of them children, after storming an army-run school in Pakistan
A Palestinian worker carries a hammer as he participates in efforts to clear the rubble of a school, that was destroyed by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, in the east of Gaza City on Wednesday
A child sits among school students at an annual ceremony organised by Yemen’s Education Ministry in Sanaa. About 47 of the highest-scoring graduates from schools nationwide were given medals and cash by the government on Monday.
Boys attend school on the International Student Day in Peshawar, Pakistan
Ivorian schoolchildren wait in line to wash their hands in a primary school in Bouake. The Ivory Coast, currently free of the Ebola epidemic ravaging its neighbours, has launched a hunt for a Guinean health worker who may have fled his home country after possibly catching the disease
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Indian schoolchildren perform yoga at Delhi Public School in Hyderabad, India on Monday. Around 5,000 people including students, teachers and parents performed seven yogic postures, following a religious prayer for world peace
Cuban children practise during a training session at a circus school in Havana, located inside an abandoned movie theatre on a noisy avenue in a working-class section of the city
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.
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Indian village school girls demonstrate the self-defence techniques that they learnt from Indian Border Security Force women personnel in Ballaharwal, near the border with Pakistan, some 40km from Amritsar, India.
Displaced Palestinian Abu Amjad Nofal, 60, washes his face at a UN school in Gaza on Thursday, where his family have sought refuge during the war
A Palestinian man, who fled his house during an Israeli offensive, rests at a United Nations-run school, sheltering displaced Palestinians, in Jabaliya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip.
A student reads the Koran at school during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in Hulu Langat, near Kuala Lumpur
Students take notes during an English language class at the Juba Nabari Primary School, in Juba on Wednesday. Recent conflict in South Sudan has made resources scarce, with many civil servants, including teachers, not receiving their pay for several months.
A monk at a Tibetan buddhism school of the Tsurphu Monastery in Doilungdeqen county, Tibet.
An Afghan refugee reads from the board while he and other schoolchildren attend their classes at a makeshift school on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan
A Muslim girl takes refuge in a Koranic school in the majority Muslim neighbourhood 5 Kilo, in Bangui, Central African Republic. About 50 Muslims are displaced in the school waiting to be moved to a safer location.
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.