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Syria Education

Syria Education

Syria has compulsory school from the children are 6 to 15 years. In 2002, 98% of children attended compulsory school. It is a 3-year high school with a general and vocational field of study. The language of instruction is Arabic; English and French are the first foreign language. Syria has 4 universities: Damascus (founded 1903), Aleppo (1960), Latakia (1971), Homs (1979). According to UNESCO (2003), approx. 23% of the adult population is illiterate (10% of men, 36% of women). Check…

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