The film When You Can’t Go Back follows a young migrant as he completes a master’s degree and learns the ways of a new country, still longing to see his family again.
Recently released films give hard-hitting, inside looks into conflicts’ effects on life in Iraq, Gaza, and Aleppo.
Syrian refugee students face obstacles at every level of Lebanese education, and many are dropping out from education altogether.
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.
The ongoing conflict in northern Syria has closed more than half of the schools, said an international advocacy organization. Syrian teachers confirm that view and describe grim educational conditions.
A poll by an organization that helps refugees apply to German universities found a high satisfaction rate, but also struggles with language and costs.
A UNESCO policy paper calls on schools and teachers to detect and treat the mental-health problems of refugee pupils. Many of the recommendations are relevant to universities.
At a conference in Berlin this week, international organizations discussed how to improve the ability of refugees around the world to enroll in higher education.
A Turkish university offers a new chance at accredited degrees for Syrians in opposition-held territory, but it is difficult for many of them to reach.