New school year starts… more than 3.6 million students back to school

Damascus, SANA-About 3651,923 pupils and students from different educational levels headed for their schools with the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, and they are distributed among 13,660 schools and institutes in all provinces.

Regarding the distribution of the pupils and students in the educational stages, Minister of Education Dr. Darem Tabbaa said in a previous statement to SANA reporter that the number of nursery schools reached 2,332 and they accommodate for approximately 133,677 boys and girls, and the number of basic education schools is estimated at 9,147 schools and they accommodate for about 3,035,882 male and female students.

He added that the number of the secondary schools is 1,629 and they accommodate for 371,384 male and female students, while the number of vocational secondary schools is 479, accommodating approximately 83,873 male and female students.

As for the institutes affiliated with the Ministry of Education, Minister Tabbaa stated that their number is estimated at 73 and they accommodated approximately 27,107 students.







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