To get insights into armed conflicts, academics need to conduct research in conflict zones, but such research poses methodological, logistical and ethical challenges.
Research with refugee children is scarce, but what research there is shows a strong need for early intervention, and a risk of perpetuating a cycle of violence.
Sudan is the one Arab country that allows Syrians unconditional entry. But they face difficulties settling there, especially in education.
In Lebanon, a diploma program improves teaching in the classrooms for refugee children and opens employment possibilities for Syrian university graduates.
Basim Abdallah started out studying law at the University of Damascus. Now he is studying Arabic in Jordan, trapped by educational and employment restrictions.
Syrians seeking to leave their country and neighboring countries to reach greater economic and educational opportunity are finding themselves trapped.
UNICEF report shows how lessons learned from vocational training for refugees could help Arab students across the region find jobs.
Scholarships and other programs seek to build what Syria will need when war is over.
Initiatives that get students back in class quickly are taking root.
Scholarships at brick-and-mortar institutions are only part of the solution. At a workshop, participants discussed applying online education to help refugees.