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Beyond Scholarships: Providers Tend to Refugees’ Psychological Needs, Too

Burton Bollag | 15 Jun 2021

Organizations that offer scholarships to Syrian refugees find that psychosocial support is also needed to help them thrive.

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Ahoud Alasfour: Teacher Training Is a Priority for a Gulf Education Leader

Melanie Swan | 08 Mar 2021

Recognition of teachers as professionals is crucial to education reform, says Ahoud Alasfour, president of the Gulf Comparative Education Society.

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Ajman University Caps a Challenging Year with a Drive-Through Graduation

Melanie Swan | 11 Feb 2021

The university, in the Emirates, wanted students to have some semblance of a normal cap-and-gown experience after a challenging school year.

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Egypt’s Universities Combat Gender-Based Violence Through ‘Safe Women’s Units’

Amr EL-Tohamy | 08 Feb 2021

Several of Egypt’s universities have set up special clinics to help women who have suffered violence, on campuses and beyond.

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A Dubai Artist Helps Women Process Difficult Times Through Creativity

Melanie Swan | 29 Jan 2021

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.

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International Students in the Gulf Cope With the Stress of Isolating in Dorms

Eman Kamel | 28 Jan 2021

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.

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Digital Mental Health Tools Increase Access but Need More Study

Alaa Abd-Alrazaq, Arfan Ahmed, Mowafa Househ | 13 Jan 2021

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.

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Mental Health Support for Students Is Still in Early Stages in the U.A.E.

Melanie Swan | 14 Dec 2020

Student access to counseling and preventive mental health support at universities in the United Arab Emirates need improvements, student and psychologists say.

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Sudan’s Floods Destroy Schools and Dreams

Omar Al-Sheikh | 14 Sep 2020

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.

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Covid-19 Puts New Focus on Arab Youths’ Mental Health Needs

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Jun 2020

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.




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