New “Education Passport” Tested in Greece

Nikolia Apostolou / 21 Jul 2017 / News

A Norwegian project to hold a refugee’s academic history in a single document and to simplify admission to higher education in host countries is catching on.

In German Museums, Insights from Arab Refugees

Austin Davis / 05 Jul 2017 / News

Refugees are acting as docents and participating in intercultural workshops in some of Berlin’s most prominent museums.

For Students from Darfur, a Bleak Present and Future

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 04 Jul 2017 / News

Darfur students at Sudanese universities face major economic challenges and continuous violence and discrimination.

Program in Turkey Uses Cash to Encourage School Attendance

Sabah Hamamou / 31 May 2017 / News

International organizations are supporting a cash-for-school attendance strategy to try to improve the proportion of refugee children in school.

Refugee Scholarships Should “First, Do No Harm”

Burton Bollag / 31 May 2017 / News

As scholarship programs for refugee youth expand, the UN refugee agency and others are trying to make sure the programs do not place refugee youth at risk.

A Country Runs Out of Cash, and Students Suffer

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 02 May 2017 / News

As the power struggles in Libya intensify, Libyan banks are literally without enough paper money, and the challenges Libyan students face increase.

Yemen: Chaos, War and Higher Education

Faisal Darem / 11 Apr 2017 / News

As the country’s conflict drags on, university buildings have been bombed, professors have lost their salaries and university students find their lectures empty.

Yemeni Youth Speak: “We Are Stranded”

Sabah Hamamou / 10 Apr 2017 / News

Young people from Yemen, even those studying overseas, are caught in the crossfire of the country’s civil war and are either blocked from access to education or at great risk of losing it.

Little Hope of Jobs for Syrians in Lebanon and Jordan

Rasha Faek / 25 Feb 2017 / News

With their ability to work severely restricted by their two closest Arab neighbors, many Syrian youth don’t see the point in education.

Turkey Sends Mixed Signals to Syrian Job Seekers

Rasha Faek / 25 Feb 2017 / News

Although it has accepted more Syrian refugees than any other country, Turkey’s labor market is closed to many of them.