The Union Coordinating Committee (UCC) held a protest on Saturday outside the VAT building to protest the failure in referring the series of ranks and salaries to the Parliament. President of the Schools Teachers Union Nehme Mahfoud announced that all schools will be closed as of Monday morning
The Syndicate Coordination Committee staged a nationwide strike on Thursday to protest the cabinet’s failure to discuss the controversial new wages scale. “The government backed down on its commitments… The SCC will
It is back to school time in Lebanon and students are finding new classmates who have fled Syria. The U.N. High Commission for Refugees says there are an estimated 20,000 Syrian refugee children attending Lebanese schools. As more Syrians cross the border, the problems of educating them become harder.
French schools in over 20 countries have closed amid security fears.
Minister of Social Affairs Wael Abu Faour filed a lawsuit as head of the Higher Juvenile Council against anyone who was shown to be involved in molesting girls in a Mount Lebanon Catholic school, according to a statement issued by his press office on Saturday. On Friday, LBC television reported that a school teacher was […]
Education Minister Hassan Mneimneh issued a statement on Wednesday denying rumors that schools and universities will be closed on Thursday following the resignation of 11 ministers from the cabinet.
An attacker with a cleaver hacked to death seven children and two adults at a kindergarten in northwest China on Wednesday, the latest in a string of savage assaults on the country’s schools. Eleven other children were wounded. The killer, 48-year-old Wu Huanming, returned home after the attack on the outskirts of the city of […]