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Education in Palestine





Education in Palestine is the right of all children. Palestine Education is considered to be fundamental to a child's healthy development. The Government of Palestine has taken many measures since the past years for the development of education in Palestine.

Basic educational compulsion is imposed for children vary with different geographical areas and income groups. Educational development in Palestine is remarkably high. The knowledge enriching classes at every institution are completely credited to the devoted teachers. Education of Palestine is supervised by the Ministry of Education. Education in Palestine also develops the children spiritually.

The most notable educational institutes of Palestine are Arab-American University - Jenin, Alquds Open University, Al-Azhar University of Gaza, Birzeit University, Alquds University, An-Najah National University, Bethlehem University, Hebron University, Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Islamic University - Gaza.

Education in Palestine is rich because of the keenness and motivation it has. The educational institutions in Palestine always try to learn from other institutions, to make their curriculum more modified. In the modern days, Palestine is showing remarkable results in the fields of E-learning ad software education. The authorities of the schools and universities together come up to make the foundation of education in Palestine stronger than other nations. Palestine Education is encouraged in both the languages of English and Arabic.

E-Learning in Palestine
The trend of E-Learning in Palestine is growing rapidly as more and more students are eager continue their studies in spite the many difficulties they have to face. Most of the Universities in Palestine are introducing the E- learning course in the syllabus and they have been invited by the British Council in Scotland. E-learning courses in Palestine are no more luxury but it has become a necessity. The new E- learning courses offered are very innovative and effective.

Major Universities in Palestine
  • Al Azhar University, Gaza - Al-Azhar University in Gaza was founded in 1991. Among the Palestinian Universities, this university occupies a prominent place. Al-Azhar University caters to the higher education in Palestine.
  • Al Quds University, Jerusalem - Established in 1984 the Al Quds University in Jerusalem was an attempt to provide excellent courses to the students and help them in fulfilling their dreams. The Academic Council of the Al Quds University in Jerusalem was set up with the goal of improving the academic policies, rules and policies of the University.
  • An-Najah National University, Nablus - An-Najah National University in Nablus is located in the mountainous areas of Palestine. An-Najah National University boasts of nearly three hundred professors and sixteen thousand students. Founded nearly thirty years ago, this popular University imparts education in different academic disciplines.
  • Bethlehem University - Bethlehem University or more popularly known as Bethlehem University of the Holy Land is a Catholic Christian co-educational institution for higher learning in Palestine. This university was founded in 1973 following the Lasallian tradition. This institution is open to students of all religions. Bethlehem University is the first university founded in the West Bank. It is said that De La Salle Christian Brothers opened schools in Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Nazareth, Jaffa, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt.
  • Birzeit University, Birzeit - The first University imparting higher education in Palestine, the Birzeit University is a dream that came true for the students for fulfilling their academic ambitions. The University of Birzeit is a Palestinian Arab institution, which is managed by the autonomous board of Trustees.
  • Hebron University - One of the best Universities, Hebron University is a large institution imparting knowledge in various disciplines. The Hebron University in Palestine welcomes students from all over the world. The University of Hebron was established with an aim to provide high quality courses in various fields.
  • Islamic University, Gaza - The Islamic University in Gaza imparts higher education to the students with degrees in MBBS, M.Sc, MA, B.Sc and BA. Diplomas and higher diplomas are also offered to the students in various disciplines.




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