Education

2017-08-14
2017-08-14

Kazakhstan seeks to restrict pursuit of religious education abroad

Authorities are acting on concerns about the influence of radical movements.


2017-08-02
2017-08-02

Education reforms in Uzbekistan to keep schoolchildren together longer

The coming reforms come after complaints about the previous system split students from their familiar environment after 9th grade.


2017-06-06
2017-06-06

Central Asian states step up efforts to attract foreign students

Enrolling university students from other Central Asian countries will help foster regional co-operation and prevent youth radicalisation in Central Asia, predict observers.


2017-05-16
2017-05-16

Kazakhstani teachers, schoolchildren learn about dangers of radicalisation

Thousands of Kazakhstani high school students in Pavlodar Province participated in an online conference on countering extremism and terrorism.


2017-05-09
2017-05-09

Uzbekistan launches ambitious reform of higher education sector

For some university subjects in Uzbekistan, there are 20 applicants per available slot. Teachers are also significantly underpaid. Authorities are responding.


2016-10-28
2016-10-28

Kazakhstani mosques teach religious literacy

Efforts are meant to prevent the religious from becoming involved in extremist and terrorist organisations, specialists say.


2016-10-27
2016-10-27

Kazakhstan fights extremism by upgrading religious education

Radicals are misusing Kazakhstani youth as a means to spread extremist ideas.


2016-10-17
2016-10-17

Kyrgyzstan protects schoolchildren from extremist views

Authorities run a public awareness campaign at schools in different provinces as part of 'Peace Dialogue' project to fight extremism and terrorism.


2016-10-12
2016-10-12

Kazakhstan to prepare highly qualified theologians

The Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Kazakhstan (SAMK) and the government are joining efforts to improve imams' education and fight extremism.


2016-09-21
2016-09-21

Kyrgyzstan launches education reform to fight extremism

Starting this school year, 10 pilot schools in Kyrgyzstan will introduce a new subject - History of Religious Culture.