An Innovative Approach to International Education in Algeria

Algiers, Algeria, November 15 2018 – Co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, International Education Week is an opportunity to explore and showcase the benefits of international education and exchange in the U.S. and abroad. World Learning is celebrating all week long with stories about how international education has made a difference for our program participants from 162 countries worldwide. Today, we are highlighting the importance of STEM and innovation in international education.

On any given day, you might hear the buzz of drones or see robots crashing into walls at World Learning’s STEAM Center in Algiers, Algeria. Continue reading “An Innovative Approach to International Education in Algeria”

Algeria overhauls teaching methods

Algeria overhauls teaching methods and increases education funding

Algeria, 2017 – Despite strained public finances, the Ministry of National Education (Ministère de l’Education Nationale, MEN) has maintained its commitment to improving the standard of education provided to Algerian citizens. Public schooling is free and obligatory up to the lower secondary level, and additional assistance is provided to impoverished families, all of which has contributed to the country’s high enrolment rates.  Continue reading “Algeria overhauls teaching methods”