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Inequality

Coronavirus Inequality Internet Students Technology & Online Learning Vocational Education

Vocational Education in the Arab Region Faces Challenges in Shifting Online

Al-Fanar Correspondent | 13 Oct 2020

Vocational schools teach practical skills and enroll many disadvantaged students—a combination that’s difficult to adapt to online learning.

Coronavirus Inequality Internet Technology & Online Learning

Interest in Online Courses Surges in the Middle East

Jeffrey R. Young | 12 Oct 2020

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.

Arts & Culture Human Rights Inequality

Scholars Confront a Silence About Blackness in Middle East Studies

M. Lynx Qualey | 25 Sep 2020

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.

Human Rights Inequality Teaching

Global Citizenship: A Way to Combat Racism on Campuses and Beyond

Hossam El-Din Khalil | 17 Aug 2020

Universities in the Arab world are missing an opportunity to become more involved in building tolerance and harmony among the world’s people.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Literature & Translation Minorities Policy

Black Saudi Author Focuses on Neglected History of African Migration and Slavery

M. Lynx Qualey | 24 Jul 2020

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.

Disability Gender Inequality Policy Schools Students

How Some Arab Children Are Shut Out of Classrooms

Jabeen Bhatti | 25 Jun 2020

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.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Disability Inequality Schools Students

New Report Details Where Children Are Excluded From Education

Jabeen Bhatti | 24 Jun 2020

A new report and website give a country-by-country examination of how children are welcomed in schools or shut out from them.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Technology & Online Learning Testing

Showing Their Faces Online Is Difficult for Some Arab Women: Educators Must Respond

Zoe Hurley | 02 Jun 2020

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.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Students Technology & Online Learning

The Shift to Online Education in the Arab World Is Intensifying Inequality

Rasha Faek, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 30 Apr 2020

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.

Coronavirus Inequality Quality Technology & Online Learning

15 minutes of Fame: Online Learning in the Coronavirus Era

May Wazzan | 07 Apr 2020

An advocate for online education is concerned that the sudden shift to remote instruction will affect its quality.




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