The collapse of the higher education system could prove an obstacle to peace-building after the conflict ends
The Global Platform for Syrian Students offers young people a valuable opportunity to pursue higher education abroad.
A musical and cultural heritage archive, the Syria Music Map offers displaced Syrians a chance to reconnect with their roots.
The British-based charity Cara originally helped academics flee Nazi Germany. Now it helps scholars escape war zones like Syria and Yemen.
The recent World Forum for Women in Science stressed the role of science and education in improving refugees’ lives and the world.
Safaa Kumari develops disease-resistant, high-yielding crops to save farmers’ livelihoods and enhance the region’s food security.
International agencies that provide scholarships hope alumni networks will help make Syrian graduates more employable.
Publishers are showing new interest in creative poetry and fiction by young Palestinians whose works reflect the emotional and physical scars of displacement.
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the gender gap that girls face in getting access to mobile phones, which are now often essential to accessing education.
Nawal Mdallaly, the founder of an organization that works with Syrian refugees in Lebanon, describes how Covid-19 has intensified the difficult situation that young Syrian girls face in that country.