Several countries have closed educational institutions and others are restricting school activities in an attempt to limit the spread of the dangerous new virus, Covid-19.
Morocco, which switched instruction in schools from French to Arabic in the 1980’s, is now reversing course, to the dismay of some educators. The change is intended in part to improve the performance of university students.
An Italian professor suggests that those living in the Mediterranean region take their natural tendency toward creativity as a philosophy and way of life and invest in it even more.
In the Arab region, young people’s professional aspirations are not compatible with expected changes in employment markets, says a new report.
An exhibition in New York makes the case that Arab artists developed abstraction in parallel with Western achievements rather than as a derivative example of the genre.
Arab countries have made progress in their adult learning and education efforts, a new report from UNESCO says, but program participation rates remain low.
A sampling of works published, translated or honored in the past year illustrates the diversity of writing by Arab authors.
A new report analyzes the impact of migration and displacement on education in the Arab region and calls for protecting the education rights of those on the move, including refugees.
A survey by Al-Fanar Media found that many researchers in Arab countries are unhappy with their working conditions and would rather be employed outside of the region.