Education

05-11-2013
The Al Jebel Al Gharbi University is set to expand, with five new faculties in different parts of the region.
23-10-2013
The TriHuman Resources Development Service of Korea (HRD Korea) says it has signed a deal worth $95m (LD119m) to build a vocational centre, as well as train Libyan nationals in Korea.
26-09-2013
A Turkish firm has been awarded a LD10m ($8m) deal to construct “temporary buildings” to help ease overcrowding on the existing campus.
25-09-2013
A statement released by the Ministry of Education says that pupils from most Arab countries are exempt from paying school fees in Libya.
25-09-2013
A new Ministry of Education statement requests schools not to separate pupils by gender unless they have obtained explicit permission to do so by the ministry.
23-09-2013
The Warriors Affairs Commission (WAC) has signed an agreement with Malaysia's Open University to send 2,000 Libyans for technical and vocational training.
23-09-2013
Libya’s interim government plans to invest €22.4m (LD37.4m) in educational projects in Malta, which includes setting up a vocational training centre on the island.
11-09-2013
The new academic year in Libya began in early September, with schools having to cope with shortages of books, teachers and security issues.
05-09-2013
Government plans to construct 170 new schools throughout Libya have been finalised, and are awaiting approval from the Ministry of Education.
04-09-2013
The ministry has approved six schools to teach an international syllabus for the 2013-4 academic year.
03-09-2013
The Ministry of Education has published school term dates for the coming academic year.
27-08-2013
A recent government decision approves the creation of a new vocational training institute in Kabaw, in western Libya.
20-08-2013
The government has approved a decision to issue student grant funding to the two universities.
31-07-2013
In an apparent bid to ease tensions, Libya's parliament has approved a new law that aims to protect the cultural rights of the country's Amazigh, Tuareg and Tebu communities.
03-07-2013
The Ministry of Higher Education plans to send more than a thousand Libyan students overseas to receive training in commercial aviation and aerospace engineering.