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Conflict Refugees Scholarships Students Study Abroad

World Refugee Day Reminds Us, There’s Still a Long Way to Go

Rasha Faek | 19 Jun 2021

This is not a day of celebration. It evokes some bittersweet memories, but also serves to remind the world of refugees’ daily increasing needs.

Conflict Mental Health Refugees Scholarships Students

Beyond Scholarships: Providers Tend to Refugees’ Psychological Needs, Too

Burton Bollag | 15 Jun 2021

Organizations that offer scholarships to Syrian refugees find that psychosocial support is also needed to help them thrive.

Faculty Protests Scholarships Students

Foreign Support Helps Lebanese Students Complete Degrees Amid Crises

Samar Kadi | 14 Jun 2021

With Lebanon facing multiple crises, many students struggle with education costs. French and U.S. government programs are helping some continue their studies.

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.

Arts & Culture Curriculum Faculty Students Teaching

Teaching Middle Eastern History Through Games

Jörg Matthias Determann | 09 Jun 2021

Games are well established as teaching tools, says a history professor in Qatar. Instead of resisting them, educators should be trying to develop better ones.

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.

Internet Policy Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Tips on Cybersecurity for Students and Teachers

Amr EL-Tohamy | 03 Jun 2021

Three cybersecurity experts suggest steps students and educators can take to ensure privacy and data protection in their distance-learning experience.

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.

Arts & Culture Finances Profiles Students

Manal Ataya: Director of Sharjah’s Museums Embraces an Educational Role

Melanie Swan | 28 May 2021

Manal Ataya, director general of the Sharjah Museums Authority, finds it fulfilling to make museums more accessible and enrich children’s development.




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