Ministry of Education Says It will not Impose Educational Fees on Non-Bahraini Students in Governmental Schools
Ministry of Education said it will not impose any educational fees on non-Bahraini students in governmental schools, in line with the Kingdom's policy to provide education for citizens and residents.
Bahrain: Arrested Student Studying in India Faces Unknown Destiny
Member of Bahrain Center for Human Rights Safaa Al-Kahwaja said that the university student Jaafar Mohammad Awal (22 years) faces unknown destiny. Jaafar was arrested from his home in the Island of Sitra without legal permission and was taken to the Criminal Investigation Department.
Parliamentary Proposal to Impose Fees on Foreigners Entering Public Schools
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini Parliament's financial and economic affairs committee member Jalal Kadhem submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Education for imposing fees on foreign students entering public schools.
Bahrain’s Schools with No Teachers
Bahrain Mirror: Although the 2015-2016 scholastic year has started about a month ago, a number of parents complained about the shortage of teachers in a number of public schools in Bahrain.
Detained High-Ranking Graduate Mostafa Ismail Released after Being Deprived of Studying Medicine
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Bahraini authorities released detainee Mostafa Mohammad Ali Radhi Ismail (18 years old), after serving a 3-month jail term over assembly.
BCHR Criticizes Authorities for Depriving 240 Students of their Right to Education
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) voiced its concern over the ongoing campaign targeting students in different grades, as at least 240 children are now languishing behind bars deprived of their right to education.
Bahrain’s Former Education Minister Strongly Criticizes Scholarship System: Don’t Consider the Students’ Political Views
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s former Minister of Education Ali Fakhro criticized the current system adopted by the Ministry of Education to choose high-ranking students for scholarships.
Bahrain’s Education Ministry Says Detained Students Will be Transferred to “Enrollment System”
Bahrain Mirror: Commenting on information stating that about 300 detained students are being deprived of education in schools, the Bahraini Ministry of Education said it is transferring all the detained students to an enrollment system.
Al-Wefaq Demands Release of 300 Students as Scholastic Year Nears
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society demanded on Thursday (August 3, 2015) the release of about 300 detained students, as school doors open next Sunday.
Increasing Sectarian Discrimination: 34% deprived of Scholarships in 2015 & 21% in 2011
Bahrain Mirror: The Education Team of the Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society unveiled that 2015 witnessed the highest rate of sectarian discrimination in scholarships compared to the past years.
Bahrain: 77% of Shiite Top-Ranking Students Didn't Get Their Choice of Scholarship
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): In 2011, the Bahraini Ministry of Education, refused for the first time to publish the results of the university scholarships in the local newspapers and restricted the announcement of the results to students only, as each student is required to enter a password on the Ministry's website to find out his\her results.
Al-Wefaq: Sectarian Persecution Deprives Bahrainis of Scholarships
Bahrain Mirror: Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that there is widespread frustration and discontent among Bahraini families of distinct high school graduates who have been deprived of scholarships based on the policy of sectarian persecution adopted by the authorities.
WikiLeaks: Saudi Universities Only Receive Sunni Scholarship Applicants with Bahraini Authorities’ Approval
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): A cable leaked by the WikiLeaks Website showed that Saudi Arabia only receives Sunni scholarship applicants from Bahrain under an agreement between the two states.