Reginald Sikhwari poses for a picture with his class of 11th-grade students at Sekano-Ntoane school in Soweto, South Africa. In 1976, students in Soweto took part in a famous uprising against the country’s former apartheid policies.
A teacher leads a class session at the École Primaire Ave Marie in Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura.
Children of the Satere Mawe Indian tribe school pose for a picture in the village of Sahu Ape, located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas.
Teacher Mahajera Armani and her class of girls pose for a picture at their study open area outside of Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Beginning with the Soviet invasion in 1979, the country’s education system has essentially been destroyed in a series of turbulent conflicts.
These kids have class on a floating school boat called Municipal School Sao Jose II. It travels along the Amazon River in a rural area of Manaus, Brazil.
Students in Dr. Hugh McCormick’s lower sixth politics division sit in their classroom on the last day of term at Harrow School in Middlesex, Britain. Notable Old Harrovians include Winston Churchill, King Hussein of Jordan, and Benedict Cumberbatch.
Teachers Carla Smith and Laura Johnson pose for a picture with their third grade class at Jesse Sherwood Elementary School in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
In New Delhi, India, Archana Shori teaches 7th-grade students inside their classroom at Rukmini Devi Public School.
Master Mohammad Ayoub poses with his fifth-grade students at a local park in Islamabad. Ayoub, a Pakistani civil servant, started a program to educate underprivileged children in 1985. He provides the educational supplies from his personal income, and he and his volunteers teach the children English, Urdu and math. Their classroom is a local park during fair weather and a room in the local slum during the rainy season.
First-grade students with their teacher Teruko Takakusaki during their homeroom period at Takinogawa Elementary School in Tokyo, Japan.
Students of Moscow’s Gymnasium 1567 pose for a group portrait together with their history teacher, Tamara Eidelman. In 2014, Russia ranked 13th among the world’s top 20 education systems.
Class 11 girl students attend a class at Zarghona high school in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Teacher Hanan Anzi with Syrian refugee students at Al Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria.