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Gender Human Rights Inequality Politics Social Sciences

Teaching Gender and Women’s Studies in the Middle East

Dalal Alfares, Dina El Khawaga, Hanane Darhour, Islah Jad, Nermin Allam | 20 Oct 2020

Four scholars of gender and women’s studies reflect on the challenges of teaching gender politics in the Middle East and North Africa.

Administration Data & Surveys Finances Inequality Students

Rising Fees at Private Arab Universities End Many Students’ Prospects

Amr EL-Tohamy, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 15 Oct 2020

Many Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian private universities raised their tuition fees, causing anger among students and driving some of them to drop out.

Coronavirus Inequality Internet Students Technology & Online Learning Vocational Education

Vocational Education in the Arab Region Faces Challenges in Shifting Online

Al-Fanar Correspondent | 13 Oct 2020

Vocational schools teach practical skills and enroll many disadvantaged students—a combination that’s difficult to adapt to online learning.

Coronavirus Inequality Internet Technology & Online Learning

Interest in Online Courses Surges in the Middle East

Jeffrey R. Young | 12 Oct 2020

Online course providers like Coursera and edX have seen a spike in demand for their courses from institutions in the Middle East and North Africa since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

Digital Archive Collects Arabic Book Covers of the 20th Century

M. Lynx Qualey | 09 Oct 2020

The Arabic Book Cover Archive project focuses on book cover designs from the 1940s to 1990s. The goal isn’t to collect pretty images but to provide the raw material for research.

Coronavirus Disability Students Technology & Online Learning

For Students With Disabilities, the Pandemic Adds Another Barrier

Melanie Swan, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Oct 2020

Covid-19 has largely heightened the inequality that disabled students already face, although for a small proportion of students, it has moved education to their homes and let them study more at their own pace.

Arts & Culture Language Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

‘Home’: Nine Arab Poets Explore Interior Spaces in a New Bilingual Anthology

M. Lynx Qualey | 02 Oct 2020

The dual-language volume does not aim to be completist or canonical, but it may help amend the dearth of contemporary Arabic poetry in English translation.

Coronavirus Students Teaching Vocational Education

Hospitality Education in the Mideast Stays on Course Despite Covid-19

Melanie Swan, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 28 Sep 2020

The pandemic stalled tourism and deeply cut the revenues it produces, but students continue to enroll in hospitality education programs, hoping the industry bounces back.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Finances Politics Research

A Survey Reveals How the Pandemic Has Hurt MENA Research

Gail Buttorff, Marwa Shalaby, Nermin Allam | 23 Sep 2020

A survey of scholars done in the late spring and early summer that included researchers who study the MENA region showed the pandemic’s adverse effects and the occasional beneficial ones on research, the authors of the survey say.

Admissions Employment Graduate school Quality Control Students

Egypt’s Private Universities Start Offering Graduate Degrees as Job Prospects Worsen

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 18 Sep 2020

Students who want to seek higher degrees now have more opportunities to find a place. That doesn’t mean they’ll find a job after graduating.




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