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A suspected improvised bomb attack at a university campus in the Philippines has left 24 people wounded -- many critically -- including students and teachers, police said on Monday.

According to a security source in the Nineveh province two students from the University of Mosul were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded at the University’s gate.

Fire in a bunkhouse at campus may have been started to distract authorities away from perpetrator

A grenade attack on a public school has wounded at least 20 people in the southern Philippines, including government personnel who were there to put out a fire.

At GCPEA, as the New Year begins, we are focusing on an issue that has received little public attention: attacks on higher education facilities and personnel.

UNICEF deplores yesterday’s car bombing near a school in Al-Kafat village, Hama governorate, in which as many as 20 people were reportedly killed and around 100 reportedly injured.

(CNN) -- A 14-year-old boy is being hailed as a hero in Pakistan for tackling a suicide bomber -- dying at the main gate of his school and saving schoolmates gathered for their morning assembly.

Exiled scholars speak of hopes for renewal and fears for lost generation

Yasmin was at home after a day at work at Al-Baath University in Homs, Syria, when she heard that one of her students had been shot and killed.

Prior to the political/military crisis that began March 15, 2011, Syria was known for its advancements in the field of education...

“We are being killed and maimed by conflict. We are dying because we want to learn.” These are the words of a Syrian academic, reflecting on the massive devastation of his country’s education system during the past two years of civil strife and violence.

Violent attacks on higher education are a widespread problem affecting institutions and personnel worldwide, and governments should take responsibility for protecting them, says the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack in a report released this month.