Twice Displaced, Palestinian-Syrians in Egypt Need Help

Tiba Fatli / 07 Oct 2018 / Opinion

Rules about who counts as a refugee bar these “guests” from basic human rights, including access to education. The government and universities could help change that.

Students Lose When Countries Cut Educational Ties

Elizabeth R. Bruce / 24 Sep 2018 / Opinion

The costs go beyond disrupting academic progress. Students also miss out on valuable opportunities for building workplace skills.

The Idea of a Palestinian University

Sam Bahour / 02 Aug 2018 / Opinion

A plan for a university for Palestinians inside and outside their homeland goes back a long way, and it’s still an idea worth pursuing.

Are Small Classes Best? It’s Complicated

Beckie Supiano / 06 May 2018 / Opinion

The writer describes the conversation surrounding the relationship between effective teaching and course size.

Education in Morocco: A Plea for a Middle Way

Ursula Lindsey / 06 Apr 2018 / Opinion

Reforming the education system in Morocco requires navigating between two extremes: expensive private schools and a free public system that fails its students.

How to Ask for a Recommendation

Leonard Cassuto / 05 Apr 2018 / Opinion

Getting a recommendation letter would be difficult if students do not guide their professors, the writer says.

New Law in Egypt Supports Disabled Students

Mahmoud Shalabi / 24 Mar 2018 / Opinion

Updated legislation raises hopes of improving higher education opportunities for students with disabilities in Egypt.

In Hiring, University of Jordan Turns Away Its Own Graduates

Maram Alkayad / 13 Mar 2018 / Opinion

Why does a public university prefer to hire teaching staff from western universities?

A Palestinian Reflects on a New Generation of Refugees

Asma' Jawabreh / 05 Mar 2018 / Opinion

At a workshop in Amman, a Palestinian teaching assistant meets young refugees of war in Syria, Iraq and Sudan.

Fathers May Be Key to Improving Education in the Middle East

Natasha Ridge / 29 Jan 2018 / Opinion

A scholar who studies the links between paternal involvement and children’s performance in school calls on policy makers to give fathers more support.