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Sharjah Youth Exhibition Will Showcase Work Inspired by the Coronavirus

Melanie Swan | 23 Oct 2020

Young artists have submitted more than a thousand works to Sharjah Youth’s “Art for All” project, a virtual exhibit that will be on view later this month.

Coronavirus Inequality Internet Students Technology & Online Learning Vocational Education

Vocational Education in the Arab Region Faces Challenges in Shifting Online

Al-Fanar Correspondent | 13 Oct 2020

Vocational schools teach practical skills and enroll many disadvantaged students—a combination that’s difficult to adapt to online learning.

Accreditation Administration Policy Quality Control Students

U.A.E. Education Ministry Closes 6 Universities, Puts Another 6 on Probation

Melanie Swan | 07 Oct 2020

In a quality control move unusually severe for the Arab region, the U.A.E. education ministry revoked the licenses of six institutions and issued warnings to six others.

Coronavirus Students Teaching Vocational Education

Hospitality Education in the Mideast Stays on Course Despite Covid-19

Melanie Swan, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 28 Sep 2020

The pandemic stalled tourism and deeply cut the revenues it produces, but students continue to enroll in hospitality education programs, hoping the industry bounces back.

Conflict Coronavirus Politics Research

Despite Controversy, Emirati-Israeli Research Cooperation Has Kicked Off

Melanie Swan | 20 Sep 2020

The decision to normalize relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel angered many in the Arab region. Still, some see it as an opportunity to support research.

Arts & Culture Curriculum Students Teaching

Sharjah Performing Arts Academy Fills an Educational Gap in the Gulf

Melanie Swan | 04 Sep 2020

The academy, about to start its second year, bases its curriculum on local culture and expands the opportunities for Gulf students to study the performing arts without going abroad.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus

The Emirates Gradually Reopen to Arts and Culture

Melanie Swan | 03 Aug 2020

After coronavirus closures, arts and cultural institutions are beginning to bring visitors back while retaining the wider access of online experiences.

Coronavirus Scholarships Study Abroad Technology & Online Learning

Pandemic Disrupts Arab Students’ Dreams of Studying Abroad

Amr EL-Tohamy, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Jul 2020

Many students in the Arab region are concerned about losing the chance to continue their higher education abroad because of restrictions related to Covid-19.

Coronavirus Finances Research

Health and Economic Crises Threaten Arab Funding for Research

Melanie Swan, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 07 Jul 2020

The Arab region already lagged in government spending on research. Now, with oil prices in decline and Covid-19 taking hold, spending levels could fall further

Book Review Literature & Translation Publishing

Thrills and Fantasies: Lighter Reading for a Summer of Disruption

M. Lynx Qualey | 26 Jun 2020

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.




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