Rasha is an experienced journalist who has covered a diverse range of issues ranging from business and youth to citizenship and culture. She also has extensive experience in website management and online publishing. Rasha holds bachelor’s degrees in English literature from Damascus University, in dramatic arts from the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus, and in journalism from Damascus Open University. She has participated in a number of prestigious training programs hosted by organizations such as the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the BBC, Deutsche Welle, the United Nation University-International Leadership Institute, The Fund for American Studies, and the Foreign Press Centre of Japan.
With their ability to work severely restricted by their two closest Arab neighbors, many Syrian youth don’t see the point in education.
Although it has accepted more Syrian refugees than any other country, Turkey’s labor market is closed to many of them.
Restrictions in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey continue to limit Syrians’ ability to work legally.
The safety of children at schools is at risk following the water shortage in the Syrian capital.
Sudan is the one Arab country that allows Syrians unconditional entry. But they face difficulties settling there, especially in education.
Syrians seeking to leave their country and neighboring countries to reach greater economic and educational opportunity are finding themselves trapped.
Syrian students face unique challenges. Still, many have been able to overcome many of them.
The social sciences are essential to understanding social change in the Arab region, says the director general of the Arab Council for the Social Sciences.
Iran is expanding its higher-education connections internationally, although it faces reticence in the Arab world.
At one of the world’s largest international educational events, the agenda was rich and the audience diverse but visitors from Arab countries were hard to find.