The middle years of education are the key obstacle for Syrian and Palestinian youth in Jordan and Lebanon, with the majority of them never making it to graduation or university, a new report says.
A recent study of Syrian refugees in Jordan found that, with health-care costs rising, pharmacists’ services were having a positive effect on refugee health.
Students attending Syrian universities in those areas controlled by opposition forces are having to confront the reality that they may not finish their degrees.
As the need for Russian military aid to the Syrian government appears to wind down, Russia remains intertwined in Syrian higher education.
A local non-profit organization based in Damascus seeks to empower women and young people by providing legal and educational guidance.
As the Syrian conflict subsides in many areas of the country, international education leaders are debating if they should step in to aid Syrian students, professors, and universities.
Countries could do more to ease barriers that keep new arrivals from advancing in their education or employment, says a new UNESCO report.
Syrian students who seek advanced degrees have difficulty applying to overseas programs. Inside the country, they question the quality of their education.
A survey of Syrian students seeking advanced degrees found that many have broad personal and civic ambitions. But they face many obstacles.