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The challenges and the necessary reforms for education in Tunisia

Since independence, Tunisia has had periods of different educational policies. Faced with high rates of illiteracy, education initially focused on content. This was later replaced with an objective-based approach, and when this proved to be a failure, it was replaced by a skills-based approach. Educational innovations may have continued throughout the world, but they have ceased in Tunisia. Tunisia has not benefited from this research and has persisted with old methods for more than two decades which has caused a reduction in school success rate. This Policy Brief discusses these failures and proposes solutions to address the shortcomings of the current system.

By Bouthaina Saidi | 22 July 2021

Student mental health: a crucial issue for a balanced and stable society

Schools now reflect the instability of society and the deteriorating mental health of citizens. Therefore, the state must take immediate action to counteract the long term effects of these problems.

By Eya BEN TURKIA | 18 June 2021