Human Rights Inequality Refugees Schools

Few Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon Get Into Secondary Education

David Wheeler | 02 Apr 2019

The middle years of education are the key obstacle for Syrian and Palestinian youth in Jordan and Lebanon, with the majority of them never making it to graduation or university, a new report says.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Refugees Research

Pharmacists Can Improve Syrian Refugees’ Health Status

Malak Makki | 02 Apr 2019

A recent study of Syrian refugees in Jordan found that, with health-care costs rising, pharmacists’ services were having a positive effect on refugee health.

Curriculum Employment Students Technology & Online Learning

A ‘Coding School’ Seeks to Create New Opportunities in Morocco

Megan O'Herron | 11 Feb 2019

With free tuition and innovative instruction, YouCode says it helps young people gain the technical and personal skills they’ll need to succeed in the digital economy.

Development Research Science

In a Fractious Region, a New Physics Facility Fosters Collaboration

Edward Fox | 24 Jan 2019

A new laboratory that has opened in Jordan allows international scientists to explore the behavior of matter at the atomic and subatomic level.

Arts & Culture Development Faculty Research

In Jordan, Antiquities Sites Enlist Nearby Communities as Partners

Edward Fox | 11 Jan 2019

A project that links archaeology to economic development and education is a model for preserving the kingdom’s wealth of ancient sites.

Disability Faculty Policy Students

U. of Jordan Opens a ‘Safe Pathway’ for Blind Students

Ammar Faris | 06 Jan 2019

A bright yellow track with a surface that helps visually impaired students get around campus is just one step in the kingdom’s efforts to improve services for those with disabilities.

Data & Surveys Internationalization Students Study Abroad

Fewer Arab Students Head for the United States

Edward Fox | 13 Nov 2018

The Trump travel ban and cuts to a major Saudi scholarship program are among causes of the decline.

Data & Surveys Development Politics

Arab Citizens Are Disenchanted with Politics

Benjamin Plackett | 16 Oct 2018

Analysis of detailed 2016 survey data indicates a lack of interest among residents of Arab countries in civic engagement.

Employment Human Rights Inequality Policy Refugees

Syrian Refugees Are Often Steered Into Illegal Jobs

Rasha Faek | 09 Oct 2018

The professional opportunities for refugees are scarce, despite longstanding international pledges of support, in Jordan and Lebanon. In Turkey, the employment situation is somewhat brighter.

Employment Inequality Refugees Vocational Education

New Programs Encourage Refugee Entrepreneurs

Rasha Faek | 09 Oct 2018

For many refugees in the Arab region, entrepreneurship is a chance to build an independent life. But doing so is not easy in many host countries.




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