Jordanian academics want to reintroduce the teaching of philosophy in schools and universities. They have good reason.
Teachers can stimulate learning by recognizing and giving voice to the variety of social backgrounds among their students.
Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.
A scholar who studies the links between paternal involvement and children’s performance in school calls on policy makers to give fathers more support.
Social scientists say analysis and debate, not a crackdown, is the best response to a powerful new protest movement.
A prize-winning social scientist at the American University of Beirut talks about Arab research and the challenges it faces.