The ongoing conflict in northern Syria has closed more than half of the schools, said Save the Children, the international advocacy organization. Syrian teachers confirm that view and describe grim educational conditions.
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.
The middle years of education are the key obstacle for Syrian and Palestinian youth in Jordan and Lebanon, with the majority of them never making it to graduation or university, a new report says.
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledged to increase their humanitarian aid, including money for teachers’ pay. It’s unclear, though, how the aid will be delivered.
New research measured the forces on students’ spines created by heavy backpacks, and how poor posture amplifies those forces.
A new United Nations report documents the failure of educators to reach refugee children.
The agency serving Palestinian refugees across the Middle East is coping with a shortfall of funds after cuts in U.S. aid.
Teachers can stimulate learning by recognizing and giving voice to the variety of social backgrounds among their students.
A handful of young refugees created Coburwas nearly a decade ago. Today it’s recognized as one of the top-performing schools in Uganda.
A former Mercy Corps economic director in Gaza explains how U.S. reductions in aid threaten the education of Palestinian children and the stability of the Gaza Strip.