Jordanian academics want to reintroduce the teaching of philosophy in schools and universities. They have good reason.
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.
The death of a young Moroccan woman while trying to reach Spain adds fuel to a national debate about the future of youth in the country.
The intellectual who died in August shaped some of the intellectual debate about why so-called developing countries do not make economic progress.
The costs go beyond disrupting academic progress. Students also miss out on valuable opportunities for building workplace skills.
A committee of the country’s ministry of information has the power to ban books, in an affront to the country’s democratic principles.
Books by authors from the Maghreb show a generational shift in views on the school systems they experienced.
Works by two artists from the Middle East, recently shown in New York, reflect on the effects of conquest, past and present.
Teachers can stimulate learning by recognizing and giving voice to the variety of social backgrounds among their students.
The acclaimed Palestinian-American artist Samia Halaby has stayed connected to the visual and political elements of her homeland while viewing her work as having a broad artistic role.