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Jordan

Data & Surveys Internationalization Students Study Abroad

Fewer Arab Students Head for the United States

Edward Fox | 13 Nov 2018

The Trump travel ban and cuts to a major Saudi scholarship program are among causes of the decline.

Critical Thinking Curriculum Extremism Social Sciences Teaching

To Teach Students to Learn, Teach Philosophy

Afaf A. Khoshman | 18 Oct 2018

Jordanian academics want to reintroduce the teaching of philosophy in schools and universities. They have good reason.

Data & Surveys Development Politics

Arab Citizens Are Disenchanted with Politics

Benjamin Plackett | 16 Oct 2018

Analysis of detailed 2016 survey data indicates a lack of interest among residents of Arab countries in civic engagement.

Employment Human Rights Inequality Policy Refugees

Syrian Refugees Are Often Steered Into Illegal Jobs

Rasha Faek | 09 Oct 2018

The professional opportunities for refugees are scarce, despite longstanding international pledges of support, in Jordan and Lebanon. In Turkey, the employment situation is somewhat brighter.

Employment Inequality Refugees Vocational Education

New Programs Encourage Refugee Entrepreneurs

Rasha Faek | 09 Oct 2018

For many refugees in the Arab region, entrepreneurship is a chance to build an independent life. But doing so is not easy in many host countries.

Architecture Arts & Culture Conflict Human Rights

‘Audio Investigator’ Creates Revealing Landscapes of Sound

Edward Fox | 05 Oct 2018

Lawrence Abu Hamdan, an artist who uses forensic techniques, uses recorded sound to create new perspectives of the world and document injustice.

Arts & Culture Development Gender Publishing

Arabic Podcasts Find a Growing Audience

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Sep 2018

Networks in Jordan and Saudi Arabia offer listeners programs that give voice to diverse views, discuss sensitive topics, or just go where the conversation flows.

Gender Health & Medicine Research

Keeping an Eye on Blindness, A Regional Issue

Benjamin Plackett | 13 Sep 2018

The causes of vision loss in the Arab region are changing, researchers say, and public health policy makers need to listen.

Curriculum Development Refugees

Refugees Are Focus of New Academic Programs in Jordan

Ammar Faris | 27 Aug 2018

In a kingdom straining to serve large numbers of displaced people, some universities are offering advanced degrees on the issue.

Finances Refugees Schools Students

U.N. Scrambles to Keep Schools for Palestinians Open

Asma' Jawabreh | 17 Aug 2018

The agency serving Palestinian refugees across the Middle East is coping with a shortfall of funds after cuts in U.S. aid.




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