In this, the latest in a series of BBC / Open University co-productions looking at international schools and education systems, Syrian School looks at four schools in Damascus. They may be in the same city, but they're each very different.
There are four schools featured in the series. This map will show you where they are in relation to each other, and... Read more: Syrian School: The schools featured
Providing quality education for displaced Iraqi and Palestinian children can pose real challenges. Read more: Schooling for displaced children
Students and staff experience life as part of the Syrian education system. This series tells some of their stories. Read more: OU on the BBC: Syrian School - About the series
Filming in Syria was only the half of it. Once there, the production team needed to overcome the cultural barriers... Read more: OU on the BBC: Syrian School - Behind the scenes
The series was first broadcast Wednesday 24 Feb 2010 on BBC Four; it's being shown again on Wednesday nights from July 6th 2011. Further broadcast details are on bbc.co.uk