Rasha is an experienced journalist who has covered a diverse range of issues ranging from business and youth to citizenship and culture. She also has extensive experience in website management and online publishing. Rasha holds bachelor’s degrees in English literature from Damascus University, in dramatic arts from the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus, and in journalism from Damascus Open University. She has participated in a number of prestigious training programs hosted by organizations such as the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the BBC, Deutsche Welle, the United Nation University-International Leadership Institute, The Fund for American Studies, and the Foreign Press Centre of Japan.
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 Al-Fanar Media survey of the quality assurance for higher education in 16 Arab countries found heavy regulation of the licensing of higher-education institutions but little in the way of follow up to monitor quality.
An American professor documents the stories of Syrians before and after the revolution, allowing them to speak for themselves.
The DAFI scholarship program administered by the UN Refugee Agency, which provides social and psychological support alongside academic awards, has grown 89 percent since 2015.
Scholarship offerings for refugees are inadequate, both in quantity and quality, says a new British Council report.
To fully embrace a global approach, universities must include the education of refugees and displaced people, says the managing editor of Al-Fanar Media.
With their ability to work severely restricted by their two closest Arab neighbors, many Syrian youth don’t see the point in education.
Although it has accepted more Syrian refugees than any other country, Turkey’s labor market is closed to many of them.
Restrictions in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey continue to limit Syrians’ ability to work legally.
The safety of children at schools is at risk following the water shortage in the Syrian capital.