U.S. Program in Greece Helps Refugees Become Students Again

Nikolia Apostolou / 05 Feb 2018 / News

The refugees take classes at U.S.-affiliated colleges that could help them attend a European or American university in the future.

Start-Ups Trying to Improve Lives Get a Boost From the U.N.

Jacob Wirtschafter / 30 Jan 2018 / News

Young technology companies in Turkey and the West Bank are among six firms that recently won grants from Unicef’s Innovation Fund.

The Researcher Who Wants to Tidy the Web

Benjamin Plackett / 20 Oct 2017 / News

This researcher believes the Internet has expanded without any oversight and wants to correct that.

Egypt Plans Radical Change in Measuring High-School Success

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 22 Aug 2017 / News

Egypt’s ministry of education plans to depart from the exclusive reliance on a single exam at the end of high school.

In Morocco, a Big Push for Vocational Education

Ursula Lindsey / 23 May 2017 / News

Recent Moroccan vocational education efforts include an emphasis on close partnerships with industry and emphasis on soft skills, such as communication.

Egypt Debates Introducing Electronic Textbooks

Amira Sayed Ahmed / 05 May 2017 / News

The plan would cut government printing costs, but families would need expensive electronic reading devices and possibly Internet access.

World Cup Inspires Innovation Research in Qatar

Eman Kamel / 28 Mar 2017 / News

Practical ideas for life in a hot climate could be useful beyond soccer.

Arab Universities and MOOCs: Cautious Cooperation

Sabah Hamamou / 07 Mar 2017 / News

While Arab youth are eager to use the Arab massive open online courses’ platforms, Arab academic institutions seem reluctant to cooperate with such organizations

A Workshop Explores How Digital Education Can Help Refugees

Jamie Martines / 04 Oct 2016 / News

Scholarships at brick-and-mortar institutions are only part of the solution. At a workshop, participants discussed applying online education to help refugees.

African Educators Consider Potential of Online Learning

Mai Shams El-Din / 01 Jun 2016 / News

eLearning conference presentations highlight innovative uses of online courses and digital technology in teaching and learning.