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Charities are hoping to break the cycle that means teachers and children have to risk their lives for education.

More children under 15 being forced into combat roles, with others killed or maimed in school attacks by all sides in war.

Rob Quinn, Executive Director of Scholars at Risk, authored an essay for the Washington Post on the widespread pattern of attacks on higher education worldwide.

The head of a breakaway Taliban faction behind this week’s attack at a northwestern Pakistani university that killed 21 people, most of them students, threatened on Friday to carry out more attacks on schools and universities across the country.

Twenty killed in assault on Bacha Khan University, the latest attack on an educational institution in a country that has suffered more than any other.

A group of militants has stormed a university in north-west Pakistan, killing at least 30 people and leaving dozens injured.

Several people were wounded and at least one feared killed after a mortar shell which appeared to have been fired from Syria struck a school in Turkey's southeastern border province of Kilis.

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an investigation into the abduction of the 219 gIrls from Government Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State

Bombs dropped by suspected Russian warplanes killed at least 12 Syrian schoolchildren on Monday when they hit a classroom in a rebel-held town in Aleppo province.

A university in northeastern Kenya where at least 148 people were killed in an attack by Islamist gunmen last April, was officially reponed Monday with students due to return next week.