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Jordan

Coronavirus Literature & Translation Publishing

A Quarantine Reading List: Escapist Nonfiction from the Arab World

M. Lynx Qualey | 22 May 2020

Readers who need a break from news of Covid-19 and chronicles of disease may find welcome relief in these books from the Middle East and North Africa.

Coronavirus Curriculum Students Technology & Online Learning

Arab Universities Struggle With Final Exams and Reopening Decisions

Burton Bollag | 21 May 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic forced Arab universities to hastily shift classes online–or in some cases shut down completely. Now they need to assess learning and decide how to safely re-open.

Admissions Curriculum Students

‘Elmi’ vs. ‘Adabi’: The Power of Labels in Jordan’s Tawjihi System

Sarah Abdel-Hadi | 18 May 2020

Which curriculum to follow in their senior year is a big decision for high school students in Jordan. But how freely can they choose amid social attitudes that value science more than literature?

Arts & Culture Coronavirus Publishing

Arab Publishers Take a Hit From the Covid-19 Crisis

M. Lynx Qualey | 15 May 2020

Publishing houses across the Arab region are looking for strategies to survive the effects of canceled book fairs and bookstore closings.

Coronavirus Health & Medicine Research

Jordanian Researchers Create a Cheaper, Faster Coronavirus Test

Benjamin Plackett | 06 May 2020

Researchers in Jordan have developed a new way to extract genetic material from a virus to speed up coronavirus tests.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Students Technology & Online Learning

The Shift to Online Education in the Arab World Is Intensifying Inequality

Rasha Faek, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 30 Apr 2020

The attempted shift to online learning during the novel coronavirus pandemic is increasing inequality in access to education. In some countries, professors and students are suggesting online education be halted altogether.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus Finances

Relief Organizations Help Artists Affected by Covid-19

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 24 Apr 2020

Funding groups in the Arab world and elsewhere are offering assistance to artists and other creative workers who face difficulties because of the Covid-19 shutdowns.

Accreditation Arabic Students Technology & Online Learning

A Guide to Top Platforms for Online Courses

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 21 Apr 2020

Al-Fanar Media explores some of the major Arabic and non-Arabic online learning platforms that offer university-level courses at low cost or free.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Finances Refugees Technology & Online Learning

Jordan’s Tight Covid-19 Lockdown Also Squeezes Vulnerable Populations

Ursula Lindsey | 14 Apr 2020

Strict restrictions on movement in the kingdom have kept the virus at bay, but refugees and poor Jordanians have difficulty meeting basic needs and accessing online education.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Schools

Coronavirus School Closings Around the World Will Hit Girls the Hardest

Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen, Stefania Giannini | 06 Apr 2020

Humanitarian groups warn of the potential for increased drop-out rates among adolescent girls, putting them at greater risk of sexual exploitation and early marriage.




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