Several countries have closed educational institutions and others are restricting school activities in an attempt to limit the spread of the dangerous new virus, Covid-19.
Many children in families that fled Turkey’s incursion into northeastern Syria in October have been out of school for months now. Help for them may still be months away.
Arab countries have made progress in their adult learning and education efforts, a new report from UNESCO says, but program participation rates remain low.
In a new report, the Norwegian Refugee Council calls for urgent action to ensure that children in areas once controlled by ISIS aren’t left behind.
Six Arab nations participated in the 2018 running of the Programme for International Student Assessment, better known as PISA. Five of them scored in the bottom third of all countries taking part.
A new report analyzes the impact of migration and displacement on education in the Arab region and calls for protecting the education rights of those on the move, including refugees.
The rare public-sector walkout drew sympathy from citizens also caught between stagnant wages and rising costs in a debt-burdened economy
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 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.