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10 Global Education Facts for the Curious Mind

Ranking fact is a home for Interesting Global Educational Facts. From a world standpoint, our sub-category provides you factual articles which facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, beliefs, values, and habits. Before we get started, let’s bring you 10 educational facts you probably never knew.

  1. The City Montessori School in Lucknow, India, holds the record as the largest school in the world. The place of learning has over 32,000 students.
  2. A Stanford University student has won a medal at every Olympics since the year 1908. Note: This is not the same student every year, but still, it is a remarkable achievement for the private university and its athletes.
  3. Students in China receive the largest number of housework in the world. At an average, teenagers in the Asian country do a no-less-than 14 hours of homework every week. If you aren’t from China, then consider yourself lucky.
  4. In The Netherlands, children start schooling exactly on the day of their 4th birthday. By implication, this means that there’s always a new school pupil every day in a Dutch school.
  5. Among all sovereign nations, Iran has the highest number of female to male ratio in universities. Did you know?… Over 70% of university students in engineering and pure sciences departments are women.
  6. The King’s School is World’s oldest school, and it is in the cathedral city of Canterbury, England. The ancient school was created in the year 597 AD.
  7. In 2016, a total of 1250 gallons of mayonnaise went bad at Michigan State University. Three years later, the school’s Sustainability officer, instead of disposing of it, used an anaerobic digester to turn mayonnaise into energy. This brave act gave birth to new research as it helped to power part of the campus.
  8. There is an ancient bell in Oxford University which hasn’t stopped ringing for over 175 years. Located in the school’s library, Researchers are afraid that tampering with the bell would ruin a life long experiment to see how long it will last.
  9. In Brazil, the need to have children having launch meals with their family members is an important part of the country’s culture. Because of that, schools are told to begin classes by 7 am and finish over before noon so that the kids can go home for launch.
  10. A researcher at the University of Florida grew a living ‘brain through a network of 25,000 rat brain cells. The aim was was for it to interact with a computer when connected to an array of 60 electrodes. It didn’t stop there, also for it to fly a simulated F-22 stealth fighter jet at different weather conditions.

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