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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.

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