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.

A Nation Searches for Teachers

Christian Locka / 10 Oct 2017 / News

In war-torn Central African Republic, sorely needed teachers are recruited from other walks of life to educate displaced children.

A School of Fine Arts Feels the Effects of War

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team / 04 Oct 2017 / News

A well-regarded institution within Damascus University has managed to stay open during Syria’s civil war, but not without changes.

Legendary Lebanese Filmmaker Now Focuses on Students

Motiaa Hallak / 20 Sep 2017 / News

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.