NYU Abu Dhabi Work Force Is at Risk, Report Says

Eric J. Lyman / 15 May 2018 / News

A faculty-student alliance at New York University charges its Abu Dhabi campus is still at high risk of forced-labor practices: A university report has a much more positive view.

In Education, Gulf Women Don’t Focus on Jobs

Edward Fox / 07 May 2018 / News

Two studies found that women in Gulf countries are not focused on employment in their pursuit of academic degrees, but are optimistic about their futures.

Syrian Higher Education Faces a Long Recovery

Zina Shahla / 02 May 2018 / News

Professors have fled, students are dropping out or struggling to balance study and jobs, and businesses complain that graduates lack skills.

Egypt Produces More Ph.D.’s Than It Can Hire

Amr EL-Tohamy / 27 Apr 2018 / News

More students are seeking advanced degrees, hoping for academic jobs, but many find only part-time positions.

Impoverished Syrian Teachers in Turkey

Hossam Al-Jabalawi / 18 Apr 2018 / News

Thousands of Syrian teachers have arrived in Turkey to escape the war. Still, many of them found it difficult to find a job due several obstacles.

Germany Struggles to Integrate 1 Million Refugees

Austin Davis / 03 Apr 2018 / News

Advisory groups urge the new government to put more focus on helping the newcomers learn the German language.

U.S. Group Matches Refugees With Employers

Eric J. Lyman / 01 Mar 2018 / News

Talent Beyond Borders matches talented refugees with jobs and helps them with logistics, like obtaining visas.

Some Jobless Jordanians Take Risky Path to Europe

Saba Abu Farha / 06 Feb 2018 / News

With unemployment high in the kingdom, sources say young people increasingly are buying fake papers and turning to refugee-smuggling rings.

Jordan Data Suggests Universities Contribute to Unemployment

Ammar Faris / 22 Jan 2018 / News

Thousands of students in Jordan graduate from disciplines not needed by the economy.

Italian-Style Vocational Education Thrives in Cairo

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 19 Jan 2018 / News

Don Bosco’s Italian Institute for Vocational Education, in Egypt, breaks the stereotype of that form of education as being inferior.