Professors have fled, students are dropping out or struggling to balance study and jobs, and businesses complain that graduates lack skills.
Training programs aim to turn the tide on quality of instruction, learning standards and attendance
Parents resist a plan to replace refugee teachers with state-registered ones. They also worry they’ll be charged new fees.
A training and mentoring program helps make them better teachers and gives them new confidence.
Experts from universities and centers across the region met in Beirut to discuss how to craft professional-development programs that work.
A program at the University of Southampton trains faculty members at the University of Tripoli in new approaches to teaching.
Following a global trend, the institutions present exhibitions that prompt conversations on topics not always taught in schools.
In war-torn Central African Republic, sorely needed teachers are recruited from other walks of life to educate displaced children.
A well-regarded institution within Damascus University has managed to stay open during Syria’s civil war, but not without changes.
Georges Nasr made a reputation for himself in international film festivals, where he is experiencing a revival, but these days he concentrates on teaching movie making.