Half of Refugee Children Are Not in School, Report Says

Sarah Wachter / 30 Oct 2017 / Resources

The crisis in education for refugee children is getting worse, not better, warns the U.N. refugee agency.

Research Results Are Increasingly Available For Free

Edward Fox / 29 Sep 2017 / Resources

A movement to make the fruits of research available without charge has helped students and faculty members gain access to an increasing number of academic articles.

Monitoring Quality in Arab Higher Education

Rasha Faek / 12 Sep 2017 / Resources

This resource, developed by Al-Fanar Media, provides detailed, country-specific information about how the quality of higher-education institutions is regulated and monitored in the Arab world.

An Online Movement Translates Academic Articles Into Arabic

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 09 Jun 2017 / Resources

To meet a need for Arabic versions of publications in science and humanities, volunteers are publishing new translations online.

Many Scholarships Don’t Meet Syrians’ Needs

Rasha Faek / 30 May 2017 / Resources

Scholarship offerings for refugees are inadequate, both in quantity and quality, says a new British Council report.

Lessons On Providing Higher Education To Refugees

Benjamin Plackett / 05 Apr 2017 / Resources

A recent report focuses on the views of refugee students and their use of technology.

Syrian Children Are Deeply Disturbed By War, Report Says

Benjamin Plackett / 14 Mar 2017 / Resources

Save the Children study shows the scale of the problem and the need for psychological health care for refugee children.

Fact File: Syrians’ Right to Work in Nearby Countries

Rasha Faek / 25 Feb 2017 / Resources

Restrictions in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey continue to limit Syrians’ ability to work legally.

Collaboration is the Future for Arab University Libraries

Wagdy Sawahel / 09 Jan 2017 / Resources

Academic libraries in the Arab world are discovering the benefits of working together in consortia.

Expanding Higher Education Support for Syrians— A Workshop

/ 29 Nov 2016 / Resources

Almost 100 individuals and organizations dedicated to providing higher-education to Syrian refugees met to discuss ongoing challenges, the need for better coordination, and recommendations to donors, governments, and scholarship providers for improving educational access.