A new art grant from the Misk Art Institute provides major support for artists and could help shift attitudes about careers in art.
Faculty members at the American University in Cairo share strategies they’ve found effective.
With less social interaction on campuses, students are feeling more stress. Universities are trying to help them maintain good mental health.
A study suggests ways of blending online and classroom activities, and convincing governments of the value of accredited online learning.
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the gender gap that girls face in getting access to mobile phones, which are now often essential to accessing education.
Art by Arab artists, on view online and at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C., reflects on universal feelings of isolation and confinement caused by the coronavirus crisis.
Nawal Mdallaly, the founder of an organization that works with Syrian refugees in Lebanon, describes how Covid-19 has intensified the difficult situation that young Syrian girls face in that country.
The Young Thinkers Program, created by the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, is becoming a popular source for courses and advice on vital skills that aren’t taught in school.
The pandemic is just one additional obstacle that is preventing girls from getting an education in a country with a chaotic and conflict-ridden recent history.
Child marriage rates improved in the Middle East and North Africa over a 25-year period, but those gains could now be undermined.