Many Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian private universities raised their tuition fees, causing anger among students and driving some of them to drop out.
Scores of educational, arts and cultural organizations saw their facilities damaged or destroyed in the August 4 port explosion.
A survey of scholars done in the late spring and early summer that included researchers who study the MENA region showed the pandemic’s adverse effects and the occasional beneficial ones on research, the authors of the survey say.
The explosion risks ending hope for Lebanese young people.
With limited rainfall and aquifers already over pumped, the kingdom is running out of water. Researchers are tackling some aspects of the problem, but hard choices still lie ahead.
Two-thirds of all attacks on campuses and university buildings worldwide over the past five years took place in the Middle East, says a new report on attacks on education.
Covid-19 has made jobs for refugees in Lebanon, Jordan and other Arab countries even scarcer than before. That’s likely to increase child labor and make schooling a luxury, researchers say.
Anthropologists aren’t surprised at the stigmatizing and blaming that followed Covid-19. It’s a typical human response to events too complicated to grasp.
A new report and website give a country-by-country examination of how children are welcomed in schools or shut out from them.
Young people report higher levels of anxiety and depression since the pandemic arrived. Researchers have begun exploring this phenomenon and determining what types of support are needed.