Vocational schools teach practical skills and enroll many disadvantaged students—a combination that’s difficult to adapt to online learning.
Online course providers like Coursera and edX have seen a spike in demand for their courses from institutions in the Middle East and North Africa since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In a digital conversation, a panel of professors and students challenged the persistent notion that race is “somehow beyond the scope” of Middle East studies.
Universities in the Arab world are missing an opportunity to become more involved in building tolerance and harmony among the world’s people.
Mahmoud Trawri dug into the thorny history of Black Africans and slavery in the Arabian Peninsula while writing Maymouna, published in 2001. The novel is still hard to find in Saudi Arabia.
A new report details the ways in which government policies and on-the-ground practices exclude some children—because of gender, disabilities, and many other reasons—from schools.
A new report and website give a country-by-country examination of how children are welcomed in schools or shut out from them.
As Covid-19 forces classes to go online, educators need to be more aware of the blind spots surrounding cultural norms that limit some Arab women’s ability to participate.
The attempted shift to online learning during the novel coronavirus pandemic is increasing inequality in access to education. In some countries, professors and students are suggesting online education be halted altogether.
An advocate for online education is concerned that the sudden shift to remote instruction will affect its quality.