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Jordan

Employment Finances

Private Universities Thriving as Public Ones Weaken

Rasha Faek, Sarah Lynch | 22 Jan 2015

Arab students looking for contemporary fields of study, coeducation, and an employment-oriented education are increasingly turning to private universities. The downside: cost.

Gender

Born in Jordan, But Treated Like Foreigners by its Universities

Saba Abu Farha | 06 Jan 2015

The children of Jordanian women and foreign men are treated as foreigners when they apply to Jordanian public universities.

Health & Medicine Research Science

Research Helps Arab Couples Struggling to Conceive

Benjamin Plackett, Rasha Faek | 06 Jan 2015

Rates of assisted fertility treatments in the Arab world are high. New research could help more couples who have difficulty conceiving.

Gender

In Jordan, Women Are Only a Tiny Minority On University Boards

Saba Abu Farha | 09 Dec 2014

Out of 130 new public university board members, the Jordanian government has only appointed three women.

Standardized Tests Technology & Online Learning

Looking at Arab Education Through PISA Tests

| 03 Dec 2014

A global test used in 65 territories and countries, four of them Arab, provides insights that education policymakers could use.

Administration Standardized Tests Students

Why Aren’t Jordanian Children in School?

Aya Alayan | 03 Dec 2014

The tradition of private tutors undermines children’s interest in attending school.

Education Reform Profiles Religion

A Conversation With Safwan M. Masri: Religion and Education Reform

Benjamin Plackett | 13 Nov 2014

An ambassador for an Ivy League institution in Jordan talks about how Western universities seek to engage with the Arab world.

Refugees Scholarships

Efforts to Help Syria’s “Lost Generation” Disappointing So Far

| 29 Sep 2014

With the effort to educate Syrian students only reaching a fraction of them, fundraisers seek alternatives to study abroad.

Development Health & Medicine Research

Arab Health Research Should Keep Pace With Changing Demands

| 26 Sep 2014

Scientists need to follow the shift from infectious diseases to chronic conditions.

Refugees

Greek Drama Finds New Life In Syrian Women

Gioia Forster | 26 Sep 2014

Refugees stage a classic play and splice modern tragedy into an ancient script.




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