The Covid-19 pandemic has spurred renewed interest in public health and epidemiological research, especially on coronaviruses.
A Unesco education leader calls on Arab governments to seize the opportunity to invest more in innovative teaching and learning strategies.
As India struggles with a deadly surge of Covid-19 cases, many Arab students are stranded there with few resources.
Online education presents challenges for teachers but also offers them an opportunity to devise new ways of assessing students.
Researchers have found no evidence that Ramadan fasting might make people more susceptible to Covid-19. They worry more about the risks from late nights and social gatherings.
The coronavirus lockdowns inspired a shift to online book clubs among groups that focus on Arab authors and their international readers.
Education officials suspended classes at schools and universities for two weeks. They cited coronavirus concerns, but a fuel crisis is also a factor.
While travel restrictions close some doors, online courses open others. For a student about to complete her B.A., a routine question prompts some serious thinking.
Vaccinating educators should be a priority, advocates argue, to make classrooms safer and speed the reopening of schools.