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Conflict Faculty Politics Refugees Students

Yemen: Chaos, War and Higher Education

Faisal Darem | 11 Apr 2017

As the country’s conflict drags on, university buildings have been bombed, professors have lost their salaries and university students find their lectures empty.

Refugees Research Students Study Abroad

Yemeni Youth Speak: “We Are Stranded”

Sabah Hamamou | 10 Apr 2017

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.

Politics Refugees Students

U.S. Travel Ban Temporarily Halted Amid Global Outcry

Ursula Lindsey | 07 Feb 2017

The president’s executive order has provoked criticism from U.S. academics, but little debate in the Arab world.

Politics

Five Years After the Arab Spring, Report Warns of New Uprising

Edward Fox | 11 Dec 2016

With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.

Quality Control

New Report Strikes an Optimistic Note on Arab Education

Wagdy Sawahel | 11 Nov 2016

The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.

Quality Control

Who Defines “Excellence” in Education? And How?

Clara Morgan | 13 May 2016

A more inclusive approach to improving educational quality in the Arab region could be the best solution.

Students Study Abroad Technology & Online Learning

A Yemeni Youth Becomes a Science Superstar on Facebook

Benjamin Plackett | 06 Mar 2016

Science communicator Hashem Al-Ghaili went against his parents’ wishes to pursue a science career.

Conflict

The Urgent Need to Protect and Rebuild Arab Higher Education

Sansom Milton, Sultan Barakat | 29 Oct 2015

A set of global principles that seek to safeguard universities and help them recover from conflict could benefit the Arab region, the authors argue.

Conflict

Many Yemeni Children Carry Guns Instead of Pens

Samar Qaed | 15 Jun 2015

In Yemen, military factions and tribal groups recruiting children and teenagers for the conflicts there, stunting the young people’s education and psyches.

Gender Illiteracy

A Yemeni Herdswoman is an Education Leader

Samar Qaed | 22 May 2015

In a village in southern Yemen, girls are mostly left out of schools. But one girl who managed to get some education now inspires others.




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