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Conflict Politics Protests Schools

Deadly Clashes in Lebanon Put New Strain on Education System

Sami Erchoff | 16 Oct 2021

Street fighting in Beirut terrified schoolchildren and city residents, and put further strain on a school system already near collapse.

Critical Thinking Schools Standardized Tests Students Teaching Testing

Test Where Arab Countries Underachieve Will Emphasize Creative Thinking

Robert Holloway | 09 Jun 2021

The chief organizer of the PISA tests says Arab countries have begun to react positively to their poor showing in 2018 but still need to break away from traditional teaching methods.

Conflict Human Rights Schools Students Terrorism

In Palestine, a Young Man’s Education and Life Are Cut Short by Israeli Bullets

Asma' Jawabreh | 07 Jun 2021

The death of her 17-year-old cousin heightens a journalist’s fears for her daughter’s future in Palestine under Israeli occupation.

Arts & Culture Development Liberal Arts Profiles Schools

Egyptians Mourn Evelyne Porret, the Pottery Lady Who Changed a Village

Sayyid Mahmoud | 04 Jun 2021

The Swiss artist Evelyne Porret founded a pottery school in the Egyptian village of Tunis that helped rural women use art to change their destiny.

Conflict Curriculum Faculty Human Rights Inequality Schools Students Teaching

Palestinian Education Is Impeded Under Protracted Conflict With Israel

Samar Kadi | 02 Jun 2021

Decades of Israeli attacks on facilities and control over curricula have undermined access to education for all Palestinians, speakers at a recent webinar said.

Policy Schools Students Testing

Egyptian Government Suspends Bill to Reform University Admissions

Amr EL-Tohamy | 31 May 2021

Educators and students objected to the bill, which would have replaced reliance on a final high school exam with a three-year assessment.

Faculty Schools Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Teachers Are Carers—But Who Takes Care of the Teachers?

Maha Bali | 20 May 2021

Teachers are by nature care-givers, but where can they turn for the care they need? A faculty developer identifies three sources.

Conflict Human Rights Internet Schools Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning Violence

Explaining Palestine to a 9-Year-Old

Maha Bali | 17 May 2021

An educator in Egypt realized it was time her 9-year-old daughter learned about Palestine. Here’s how she explained the situation.

Democracy Politics Schools Science Social Sciences Students

Model United Nations Experience Influences Higher Education Choices

Samar Kadi | 05 May 2021

High-school students who take part in programs that simulate U.N. debates tend to opt for hybrid university courses mixing science with humanities.

Schools Science Students Teaching

Choosing a College Major: Innovative Program in Jordan Helps Students Decide

Roufan Nahhas | 12 Apr 2021

Hashtat, a program aimed at teens in private schools, uses a simulated university environment to help students choose their college major.




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