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.
Kamal Al Haj was a popular and progressive dean of media studies at Damascus University, but chose to move to Germany to expand his professional horizons.
Hatoon al Fassi, a Saudi scholar, has provoked controversy in Qatar for arguing that the Koran, correctly interpreted, supports the empowerment of women.
Turkish universities in border regions are giving more secure jobs to Syrians academics who can teach refugee students in Arabic.
Tutorama aims to make high quality tutoring easily accessible in Egypt.