Education lessons from one of the world's toughest places

Liberian children watch their friends play [soccer] on the outskirts of the Liberian capital Monrovia, August 28, 2005. [Thousands of Liberians who fled their villages during 14 years of civil war say they will refuse to vote in October elections if they are left stranded in refugee camps. Election fever is gripping the battered capital Monrovia ahead of the country's first post-war polls, with youths parading through town in convoys of cars and blocking traffic as they scream support for their candidates.] - PBEAHUNXSHC

Liberia's country's education system had been devastated by civil war Image: Finbarr O'Reilly/REUTERS

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Children sit in class in Monrovia, February 16, 2015. Thousands of Liberian children in pristine uniforms flocked back to school on Monday as classrooms opened their doors for the first time after a six-month hiatus designed to stem the spread of the worst Ebola outbreak in history. REUTERS/James Giahyue (LIBERIA - Tags: HEALTH EDUCATION DISASTER) - GM1EB2H06XD02
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