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Mental Health Support for Students Is Still in Early Stages in the U.A.E.

Melanie Swan | 14 Dec 2020

Student access to counseling and preventive mental health support at universities in the United Arab Emirates need improvements, student and psychologists say.

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Reduce Workloads to Ease Students’ Stress: Faculty Insights

Hoda Mostafa, Maha Bali | 07 Dec 2020

Students may feel overwhelmed with the new demands of online learning. Faculty members at the American University in Cairo share tips on how they try to help.

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Blind Tunisian Professor Sets a Standard for Others to Follow

Khaoula Sliti | 03 Dec 2020

In spite of losing his sight, Walid Al-Zaidi completed his education, obtained a Ph.D. and became a professor. For a month, he was Tunisia’s minister of culture.

Coronavirus Inequality Internet Refugees Schools Students Technology & Online Learning

Arab Girls Often Lack Access to a Key Educational Tool: Mobile Phones

Jabeen Bhatti | 01 Dec 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the gender gap that girls face in getting access to mobile phones, which are now often essential to accessing education.

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Making Online Teaching Work: Insights from American University in Cairo Faculty

Hoda Mostafa, Maha Bali | 30 Nov 2020

A newsletter of the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo asked faculty members to share tips on effective teaching online. Here are some of their observations.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Refugees Schools Students

A Conversation About the Situation of Syrian Refugee Girls in Lebanon

Jabeen Bhatti | 24 Nov 2020

Nawal Mdallaly, the founder of an organization that works with Syrian refugees in Lebanon, describes how Covid-19 has intensified the difficult situation that young Syrian girls face in that country.

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Syrian Refugees in Germany Switch Academic Paths

Riham Alkousaa | 23 Nov 2020

Government support and the absence of pressures felt back home make it easier for many Syrian refugees in Germany to pursue a new field of study or career.

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Attacks on Yemeni Higher Education Highlighted in ‘Free to Think’ Report

Burton Bollag | 20 Nov 2020

The annual report documenting attacks on higher education and the freedom of academics details the toll the civil war in Yemen has taken on universities.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Schools Students

Somalian and Sudanese Girls’ Lives Were Difficult Enough. They’re Getting Worse.

Jabeen Bhatti | 18 Nov 2020

In Somalia, Sudan, and regions of Ethiopia that host refugees from those countries, girls face a harsh life that often keeps them out of schools. The pandemic has made things worse.

Faculty Policy Protests Students

Yemeni Students Are Caught in a Currency Exchange Trap

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 17 Nov 2020

Private universities charge Yemeni students in dollars and then set their own exchange rates for rials, making education unaffordable for many.




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