Here’s a recommended reading list of lighter works to take your mind off Covid-19. Many are inspired by the broad sweep of history across the Middle East and North Africa.
A new report and website give a country-by-country examination of how children are welcomed in schools or shut out from them.
World Refugee Day should be an occasion when organizations and individuals consider how they might collaborate to improve access to education for displaced people in the MENA region, and globally.
The campuses have seen costs rise as they move to online teaching. Meanwhile, they worry that enrollments could drop, with foreign students unable to travel.
The emergency adaptation of online learning during the coronavirus crisis left little time for reflection on best practices. Here is a sampling of resources for instructors who want more guidance.
Young people report higher levels of anxiety and depression since the pandemic arrived. Researchers have begun exploring this phenomenon and determining what types of support are needed.
As Covid-19 forces classes to go online, educators need to be more aware of the blind spots surrounding cultural norms that limit some Arab women’s ability to participate.
Arab writers and scholars whose events literary events had to move online learned some quick lessons in what makes virtual gatherings succeed.
Readers who need a break from news of Covid-19 and chronicles of disease may find welcome relief in these books from the Middle East and North Africa.
The Covid-19 pandemic forced Arab universities to hastily shift classes online–or in some cases shut down completely. Now they need to assess learning and decide how to safely re-open.