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Arab Countries Rank Poorly in Latest PISA Tests

Burton Bollag | 12 Dec 2019

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.

Conflict Human Rights Policy Refugees Schools

An Urgent Call to Protect the Education Rights of Migrants in Arab States

Rasha Faek | 09 Dec 2019

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.

Salaries Schools Teaching

Teachers’ Strike in Jordan Ends After the Government Agrees to a 35 Percent Raise

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Oct 2019

The rare public-sector walkout drew sympathy from citizens also caught between stagnant wages and rising costs in a debt-burdened economy

Conflict Refugees Schools Teaching

Syrian Children Near Idlib Face Damaged, Abandoned, and Repurposed Schools

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 17 Sep 2019

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.

Health & Medicine Mental Health Refugees Schools Science

Teachers Can Help Refugee Students’ Mental Health, Report Says

Benjamin Plackett | 15 Jul 2019

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.

Human Rights Inequality Refugees Schools

Few Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon Get Into Secondary Education

David Wheeler | 02 Apr 2019

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.

Academic Freedom Conflict Finances Politics Schools

Conference on Aid to Yemen Highlights Support for Education

Edward Fox | 04 Mar 2019

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.

Health & Medicine Research Schools Students

Books in Bags Lead to Back Pain

Benjamin Plackett | 29 Oct 2018

New research measured the forces on students’ spines created by heavy backpacks, and how poor posture amplifies those forces.

Inequality Refugees Schools

Refugee Education Efforts Not Keeping Up With Need

Edward Fox | 31 Aug 2018

A new United Nations report documents the failure of educators to reach refugee children.

Finances Refugees Schools Students

U.N. Scrambles to Keep Schools for Palestinians Open

Asma' Jawabreh | 17 Aug 2018

The agency serving Palestinian refugees across the Middle East is coping with a shortfall of funds after cuts in U.S. aid.




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