A Musical Approach to Teaching Arabic

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 30 Oct 2018 / News

An Egyptian academic uses songs to help non-native speakers learn Arabic and help attract foreign students to his country.

A Social Way to Learn About Arab Culture

Edward Fox / 25 Oct 2018 / News

A Lebanese social entrepreneur has created a network of informal lecture clubs and discussion groups in both Western and Arab cities. The audiences arrive not knowing the topics of the talks.

Canadian Teachers Offer a Refugee-Education Handbook

Edward Fox / 23 Jul 2018 / News

The book suggests practical ways for teachers and school counselors to support and educate children who have experienced war, displacement and trauma.

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.

In Somalia, Educational Quality Starts with Teachers

Doreen Ajiambo / 01 May 2018 / News

Training programs aim to turn the tide on quality of instruction, learning standards and attendance

Kenya’s Changes in Refugee Schools Lead to Boycotts

Tonny Onyulo / 29 Mar 2018 / News

Parents resist a plan to replace refugee teachers with state-registered ones. They also worry they’ll be charged new fees.

A Refugee Camp’s Teachers Get Some Welcome Global Support

John Dyer, Tonny Onyulo / 04 Mar 2018 / News

A training and mentoring program helps make them better teachers and gives them new confidence.

Taking a Hard Look at Teacher Training

Habib Battah / 16 Jan 2018 / News

Experts from universities and centers across the region met in Beirut to discuss how to craft professional-development programs that work.

Helping Libyan Professors Become Better Teachers

Edward Fox / 29 Nov 2017 / News

A program at the University of Southampton trains faculty members at the University of Tripoli in new approaches to teaching.

Qatar’s Museums Embrace an Educational Role

Eman Kamel / 03 Nov 2017 / News

Following a global trend, the institutions present exhibitions that prompt conversations on topics not always taught in schools.