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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.

Policy Refugees Students

Twice Displaced, Palestinian-Syrians in Egypt Need Help

Tiba Fatli | 07 Oct 2018

Rules about who counts as a refugee bar these “guests” from basic human rights, including access to education. The government and universities could help change that.

Development Employment Human Rights Inequality Policy Politics Refugees

Young, Educated, Desperate to Emigrate

Ursula Lindsey | 03 Oct 2018

The death of a young Moroccan woman while trying to reach Spain adds fuel to a national debate about the future of youth in the country.

Development Gender Policy

Crown Prince Pushes Change in Saudi Higher Education

Aisha Elgayar, Edward Fox | 19 Jul 2018

Mohammad bin Salman wants universities in the Kingdom to focus on the needs of the private sector, in a break with the free-handed policy of the previous Saudi king.

Development Policy Politics

Think Tank Pioneers Evidence-Based Policy in Sudan

Alaa Shibeika | 29 Jun 2018

The new organization seeks to invigorate more thoughtful public policy in the Republic of Sudan and to train a new generation of development specialists.

Accreditation Admissions Policy Refugees Students

New ‘Education Passport’ Is Tested in Greece

Nikolia Apostolou | 21 Jul 2017

A Norwegian project to hold a refugee’s academic history in a single document and to simplify admission to higher education in host countries is catching on.

Employment Policy Refugees Students

Norway Develops ‘Qualifications Passport’ for Refugees

Burton Bollag | 04 Sep 2016

A new assessment tool aims to help asylum seekers in finding education or employment.




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