As the country’s conflict drags on, university buildings have been bombed, professors have lost their salaries and university students find their lectures empty.
Young people from Yemen, even those studying overseas, are caught in the crossfire of the country’s civil war and are either blocked from access to education or at great risk of losing it.
The president’s executive order has provoked criticism from U.S. academics, but little debate in the Arab world.
With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.
The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.
A more inclusive approach to improving educational quality in the Arab region could be the best solution.
Science communicator Hashem Al-Ghaili went against his parents’ wishes to pursue a science career.
A set of global principles that seek to safeguard universities and help them recover from conflict could benefit the Arab region, the authors argue.
In Yemen, military factions and tribal groups recruiting children and teenagers for the conflicts there, stunting the young people’s education and psyches.