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Coronavirus Health & Medicine Policy

Public Health Experts Are Often Missing From Arab World’s Coronavirus Battle

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Apr 2020

Public health researchers in the wealthier Arab countries say they’ve been working with governments for months. But the region’s poorest, most conflict-torn countries lack experts.

Coronavirus Faculty Finances Policy Students Technology & Online Learning

Learning Remotely as the Only Resort: How is Lebanon Doing?

May Wazzan | 02 Apr 2020

As Lebanon launches what amounts to a national experiment in converting both school and university education to online learning, an advocate of online learning tries to assess progress.

Admissions Data & Surveys Policy Quality Control

Arab Public-Opinion Survey Finds Widespread Dissatisfaction With Education

Burton Bollag | 29 Jan 2020

The Arab Barometer, one of the largest public-opinion surveys of the Arab region, has found that the region’s residents have a low opinion of the quality of public education.

Administration Education Reform Policy Politics Students

Sudan’s Revolution, Phase 2: Universities Seek Independence

Edward Fox | 06 Jan 2020

Universities were drivers of last year’s revolution in Sudan. Now students and professors want to free universities from the government’s micro-management.

Conflict Policy Refugees Schools

An Urgent Call to Protect the Education Rights of Migrants in Arab States

Rasha Faek | 09 Dec 2019

A new report analyzes the impact of migration and displacement on education in the Arab region and calls for protecting the education rights of those on the move, including refugees.

Employment Gender Policy Refugees

Turkey Becomes a Test Case for Including Refugees in Its Economy

David Wheeler | 26 Sep 2019

The country with the largest economy in the Middle East and the most Syrian refugees is seeking to find a place for them in its business landscape.

Arab Spring Development Policy Politics Quality

Repairing Tunisia’s Education System Is Key to Tackling Its Economic Woes

Safwan M. Masri | 23 May 2019

Many of the country’s current problems stem from decisions made by the former despot Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali that undermined educational quality at all levels.

Employment Policy Politics Refugees Students

Report Examines Progress in Recognizing Refugees’ Credentials

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 31 Jan 2019

Countries could do more to ease barriers that keep new arrivals from advancing in their education or employment, says a new UNESCO report.

Disability Faculty Policy Students

U. of Jordan Opens a ‘Safe Pathway’ for Blind Students

Ammar Faris | 06 Jan 2019

A bright yellow track with a surface that helps visually impaired students get around campus is just one step in the kingdom’s efforts to improve services for those with disabilities.

Employment Human Rights Inequality Policy Refugees

Syrian Refugees Are Often Steered Into Illegal Jobs

Rasha Faek | 09 Oct 2018

The professional opportunities for refugees are scarce, despite longstanding international pledges of support, in Jordan and Lebanon. In Turkey, the employment situation is somewhat brighter.




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