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Coronavirus Health & Medicine Schools Students

Coronavirus Fears Shut Down Universities and Schools in the Arab World

Rasha Faek | 04 Mar 2020

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.

Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Liberal Arts

The Value of Creativity in the Mediterranean Cauldron

Michele Trimarchi | 24 Feb 2020

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.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Gender

Arab Youth Focus on Traditional Careers, Not Emerging Ones, Report Finds

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Feb 2020

In the Arab region, young people’s professional aspirations are not compatible with expected changes in employment markets, says a new report.

Arts & Culture Gender

Land Art in the Desert: A Dramatic Exhibition Challenges Artistic Ideas

Heba Elkayal | 18 Feb 2020

An exhibition at Al Ula, in Saudi Arabia, put Arab and international artists in dialogue with one another, the local community and the land. It didn’t happen without controversy, however.

Data & Surveys Development Gender Schools

Arab Adult Education Is Not Accessible for Many

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Dec 2019

Arab countries have made progress in their adult learning and education efforts, a new report from UNESCO says, but program participation rates remain low.

Arabic Book Review Critical Thinking Publishing

Recommended Reading, 2019: Books From and About the Arab World

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Dec 2019

A sampling of works published, translated or honored in the past year illustrates the diversity of writing by Arab authors.

Conflict Policy Refugees Schools

An Urgent Call to Protect the Education Rights of Migrants in Arab States

Rasha Faek | 09 Dec 2019

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.

Academic Freedom Arab Researcher Survey Data & Surveys Finances Research Technology & Online Learning

Not Just Money: Arab-Region Researchers Face a Complex Web of Barriers

Pakinam Amer | 03 Dec 2019

Researchers working in Arab countries detail the challenges they face, and ways of overcoming them.

Academic Freedom Conflict Democracy Protests Students

A New Academic Freedom Report Describes Worldwide Attacks on Higher Education

Edward Fox, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Nov 2019

The report highlights Sudan and says the space to think freely is shrinking in many countries.

Data & Surveys Development Gender Health & Medicine

Will Arab Youth Reach Their Potential? The World Bank’s ‘Human Capital Index’ Offers Predictions

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Nov 2019

The institution’s new Human Capital Index indicates that many of the region’s youth face significant barriers in pursuing their full potential, but economists say it’s a more complicated than a single metric.




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