School Started by Refugee Students Now One of Uganda’s Best

Tonny Onyulo / 09 Aug 2018 / News

A handful of young refugees created Coburwas nearly a decade ago. Today it’s recognized as one of the top-performing schools in Uganda.

An Eye on the Cultural Landscape of Syria

Ursula Lindsey / 03 Aug 2018 / News

The organization Ettijahat, based in Beirut, offers grants to artists and researchers whose work illuminates the culture of a country in crisis.

An Archaeology Project Connects Young Qataris to Their Past

Eman Kamel / 27 Jul 2018 / News

A university-led team is recovering artifacts that shed light on how people lived as modern Qatar emerged from a time when pearl diving was the economic focus.

Canadian Teachers Offer a Refugee-Education Handbook

Edward Fox / 23 Jul 2018 / News

The book suggests practical ways for teachers and school counselors to support and educate children who have experienced war, displacement and trauma.

An Artist Shapes Sculpture From Refugee-Camp Cast-offs

Heba Elkayal / 20 Jul 2018 / News

Born in a Palestinian camp in Beirut, Abdul Rahman Katanani recycles materials commonly found in refugee settlements to make artistic statements about the human spirit.

Crown Prince Pushes Change in Saudi Higher Education

Aisha Elgayar, Edward Fox / 19 Jul 2018 / News

Mohammad bin Salman wants universities in the Kingdom to focus on the needs of the private sector, in a break with the free-handed policy of the previous Saudi king.

Somaliland Uses Phones to Help Improve Schools

Doreen Ajiambo / 16 Jul 2018 / News

This self-governing region of Somalia is one of many areas in Africa that are using mobile technology to help more children get a quality education.

Amal, Berlin! Helps Refugees Find Their Way in Germany

Austin Davis / 12 Jul 2018 / News

The online newspaper, staffed by journalists in exile, helps newcomers adapt to a new culture and tries to dismantle false perceptions on both sides.

A Scholar Says Archaeology Could Benefit Jordan

Ammar Faris / 10 Jul 2018 / News

A Jordanian scientist believes archaeological discoveries could draw more tourists to his country. But he thinks support for the discoveries is weak.

War Worsens Plight of Disabled Students in Yemen

Aseell Sarih / 05 Jul 2018 / News

New hardships and cuts in financial support have ended studies for some. The war “has killed our future,” one student said.