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Global Partnerships Are Needed to Strengthen Education for 80 Million Refugees

Sonia Ben Jaafar | 20 Jun 2021

On World Refugee Day, the head of the Al Ghurair Foundation calls on organizations to find ways to forge new alliances and partnerships for good.

Critical Thinking Schools Standardized Tests Students Teaching Testing

Test Where Arab Countries Underachieve Will Emphasize Creative Thinking

Robert Holloway | 09 Jun 2021

The chief organizer of the PISA tests says Arab countries have begun to react positively to their poor showing in 2018 but still need to break away from traditional teaching methods.

Arts & Culture Finances Profiles Students

Manal Ataya: Director of Sharjah’s Museums Embraces an Educational Role

Melanie Swan | 28 May 2021

Manal Ataya, director general of the Sharjah Museums Authority, finds it fulfilling to make museums more accessible and enrich children’s development.

Development Employment Finances Internet Science Students

Emirati Youth Initiative Aims to Cut Unemployment in the Arab Region

Eman Kamel | 17 May 2021

Organizers of an initiative that brought aspiring young entrepreneurs together with business leaders in the UAE say they intend to refine the project to help lower the very high levels of youth unemployment in the Arab region.

Academic Freedom Democracy Faculty Human Rights Teaching

Self-Censorship in Arab Higher Education: an Untold Problem

Rasha Faek | 18 Apr 2021

Arab professors routinely practice self-censorship, which limits academic discourse, a survey by Al-Fanar Media and Scholars at Risk found.

Coronavirus Faculty Health & Medicine Students Teaching

Vaccinating Professors Against Covid-19 Should Be a Priority, Advocates Argue

Rasha Faek | 18 Mar 2021

Vaccinating educators should be a priority, advocates argue, to make classrooms safer and speed the reopening of schools.

Faculty Research Science Students Teaching

United Arab Emirate’s Mars Probe Increases Interest in Space Studies

Melanie Swan | 22 Feb 2021

More UAE university students are enrolling in courses related to space and physics, after a UAE space mission began beaming back images of Mars.

Coronavirus Employment Faculty Mental Health Students

Ajman University Caps a Challenging Year with a Drive-Through Graduation

Melanie Swan | 11 Feb 2021

The university, in the Emirates, wanted students to have some semblance of a normal cap-and-gown experience after a challenging school year.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Mental Health

A Dubai Artist Helps Women Process Difficult Times Through Creativity

Melanie Swan | 29 Jan 2021

Art helped Zaahirah Muthy get through challenging times in her own life. She launched a series of art therapy workshops in Dubai to help other women do the same.

Arabic Faculty Profiles Students Teaching

A Promoter of Peaceful Co-Existence Seeks a New Model for Arab Education

Melanie Swan | 11 Jan 2021

Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi sees education as the best hope for countering extremism and building a better future.




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