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Conflict Refugees

Global Partnerships Are Needed to Strengthen Education for 80 Million Refugees

Sonia Ben Jaafar | 20 Jun 2021

On World Refugee Day, the head of the Al Ghurair Foundation calls on organizations to find ways to forge new alliances and partnerships for good.

Critical Thinking Schools Standardized Tests Students Teaching Testing

Test Where Arab Countries Underachieve Will Emphasize Creative Thinking

Robert Holloway | 09 Jun 2021

The chief organizer of the PISA tests says Arab countries have begun to react positively to their poor showing in 2018 but still need to break away from traditional teaching methods.

Arts & Culture Libraries Literature & Translation Publishing

Al-Jahith’s Treasury, an Iconic Library in Downtown Amman, Is Reborn

Roufan Nahhas | 07 May 2021

The iconic Al-Jahith’s Treasury has witnessed a century of history and survived a series of tragedies, including a devasting fire in 2018.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights Policy Research

Academic Self-Censorship Is a ‘Brain Drag’ on Arab Universities and Societies

Robert Quinn | 18 Apr 2021

Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.

Academic Freedom Democracy Faculty Human Rights Teaching

Self-Censorship in Arab Higher Education: an Untold Problem

Rasha Faek | 18 Apr 2021

Arab professors routinely practice self-censorship, which limits academic discourse, a survey by Al-Fanar Media and Scholars at Risk found.

Schools Science Students Teaching

Choosing a College Major: Innovative Program in Jordan Helps Students Decide

Roufan Nahhas | 12 Apr 2021

Hashtat, a program aimed at teens in private schools, uses a simulated university environment to help students choose their college major.

Coronavirus Faculty Health & Medicine Students Teaching

Vaccinating Professors Against Covid-19 Should Be a Priority, Advocates Argue

Rasha Faek | 18 Mar 2021

Vaccinating educators should be a priority, advocates argue, to make classrooms safer and speed the reopening of schools.

Faculty Gender Inequality Profiles Social Sciences Teaching

Lubna Akroush: Sociologist Seeks Justice and Equality for Women Academics

Roufan Nahhas | 10 Mar 2021

The sociologist Lubna Akroush and colleagues set up the Association of Jordanian Women Academics in 2014 to help women succeed in the university world.

Employment Internet Refugees Scholarships Students

Aid Agencies Are Building Alumni Networks to Help Syrian Graduates Find Jobs

Burton Bollag | 04 Mar 2021

International agencies that provide scholarships hope alumni networks will help make Syrian graduates more employable.

Faculty Research Science

For Scientists, Failure Is a Motivating Force

Rana Dajani | 25 Feb 2021

A panel of Arab scientists recently discussed why failure should be embraced, not feared, as a necessary step on the path to success.




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