Rasha Faek

Rasha Faek

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.

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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.

A Regional Survey: How Arab Countries Regulate Quality in Higher Education

Rasha Faek / 12 Sep 2017 / News

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.

Listening to the Voices of Syrians, Unadulterated

Rasha Faek / 31 Jul 2017 / Opinion

An American professor documents the stories of Syrians before and after the revolution, allowing them to speak for themselves.

First Refugee Scholarship Program Experiences Rapid Growth

Rasha Faek, Tarek Abd El-Galil / 25 Jul 2017 / News

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.

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.

What International Higher Education is Missing: Refugees

Rasha Faek / 01 May 2017 / Opinion

To fully embrace a global approach, universities must include the education of refugees and displaced people, says the managing editor of Al-Fanar Media.

Little Hope of Jobs for Syrians in Lebanon and Jordan

Rasha Faek / 25 Feb 2017 / News

With their ability to work severely restricted by their two closest Arab neighbors, many Syrian youth don’t see the point in education.

Turkey Sends Mixed Signals to Syrian Job Seekers

Rasha Faek / 25 Feb 2017 / News

Although it has accepted more Syrian refugees than any other country, Turkey’s labor market is closed to many of them.

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.

In Damascus, Little Water, Little Education

Rasha Faek / 12 Jan 2017 / News

The safety of children at schools is at risk following the water shortage in the Syrian capital.