Mountain Schools, (Mohammad Golchin)

There are many rural schools in Talesh city (110 km West of Gilan province). A thousand students study in 50 rural schools. Children should pass a long way to get to school in Talesh Mountains.

Iran's population reached 70 million in 2006. More than two-thirds of the Iranians are under the age of 30, and the literacy rate stands above 80%. Education in Iran is highly centralized and is divided to K-12 education and higher education. K-12 education is supervised by the Ministry of Education and higher education is under supervision of Ministry of Science and Technology. These photos have been taken in Talesh city(North of IRAN) between 2009-2013. All of schools are in mountains.