Recognition of teachers as professionals is crucial to education reform, says Ahoud Alasfour, president of the Gulf Comparative Education Society.
The university, in the Emirates, wanted students to have some semblance of a normal cap-and-gown experience after a challenging school year.
Several of Egypt’s universities have set up special clinics to help women who have suffered violence, on campuses and beyond.
Art helped Zaahirah Muthy get through challenging times in her own life. She launched a series of art therapy workshops in Dubai to help other women do the same.
Quarantining in their rooms, some students struggle with boredom and increased levels of anxiety. For others, there’s still a sense of community from living in student housing.
Digital technologies can help overcome stigmas about mental health issues and improve access to care, but challenges for researchers remain, three scientists in Qatar argue.
Student access to counseling and preventive mental health support at universities in the United Arab Emirates need improvements, student and psychologists say.
Catastrophic Nile floods cause yet another disruption for Sudan’s schools and universities, already beset by coronavirus shutdowns and a year lost to political upheaval.
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.
By adopting policies that provide families with the financial and material resources they need to cope with the crisis, governments can circumvent innumerable social problems.