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e-Learning: The Educational System of the Islamic Republic of Iran (VIDEO)

Length: 1:02:42

This e-Learning session will focus on the educational documents Iranians receive.

By the end of the session, participants will be able to identify key educational terms in Persian, understand the Iranian educational system, convert dates on the Persian calendar to the Gregorian calendar, and comfortably assess appropriate US equivalences for Iranian educational credentials.


  • Overview of the educational structure
  • Reading Persian numbers
  • Benchmark credentials and how to evaluate them
  • Federal and state public institutions
  • Private institution recognition
  • Grading scales and conversion
  • Hours and credits conversion
  • Resources
  • Glossary of commonly occurring terms

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This video was recorded during a previous live e-Learning session (01/31/2018). To register for a current, live session of e-learning, visit

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