With dwindling government support, Jordanian universities says they have few places to turn but tuition to finance academic programs. Students say are being unfairly sacrificed.
The DAFI scholarship program administered by the UN Refugee Agency, which provides social and psychological support alongside academic awards, has grown 89 percent since 2015.
Constantly changing government decisions have discouraged students from pursuing vocational and technical professions.
While Arab youth are eager to use the Arab massive open online courses’ platforms, Arab academic institutions seem reluctant to cooperate with such organizations
With their ability to work severely restricted by their two closest Arab neighbors, many Syrian youth don’t see the point in education.
Jordanian universities restrain student movements by expelling their leaders.
With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.
Basim Abdallah started out studying law at the University of Damascus. Now he is studying Arabic in Jordan, trapped by educational and employment restrictions.
The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.
UNICEF report shows how lessons learned from vocational training for refugees could help Arab students across the region find jobs.