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Lebanon’s Double Crisis Crushes Both Students and Universities

Jana Dhaybi | 01 Jun 2020

In the wake of political turmoil, sharp currency devaluation, and economic hardship caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Lebanese students are having to quit their education. Universities are slashing budgets and employees just to survive.

Coronavirus Curriculum Students Technology & Online Learning

Arab Universities Struggle With Final Exams and Reopening Decisions

Burton Bollag | 21 May 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic forced Arab universities to hastily shift classes online–or in some cases shut down completely. Now they need to assess learning and decide how to safely re-open.

Admissions Curriculum Students

‘Elmi’ vs. ‘Adabi’: The Power of Labels in Jordan’s Tawjihi System

Sarah Abdel-Hadi | 18 May 2020

Which curriculum to follow in their senior year is a big decision for high school students in Jordan. But how freely can they choose amid social attitudes that value science more than literature?

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Where Does Higher Education Go from Here?

Senthil Nathan | 11 May 2020

University leaders in the Middle East share their perspectives on how higher education will adapt in a post-Covid-19 world.

Coronavirus Finances Research Students

Tunisia’s Covid-19 Research Effort Brings Together Many Sectors

Khaoula Sliti | 04 May 2020

Engineering and medical schools are collaborating to design ventilators, and government projects are attracting hundreds of researchers. Industry and investors are helping, too.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Students Technology & Online Learning

The Shift to Online Education in the Arab World Is Intensifying Inequality

Rasha Faek, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 30 Apr 2020

The attempted shift to online learning during the novel coronavirus pandemic is increasing inequality in access to education. In some countries, professors and students are suggesting online education be halted altogether.

Accreditation Arabic Students Technology & Online Learning

A Guide to Top Platforms for Online Courses

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 21 Apr 2020

Al-Fanar Media explores some of the major Arabic and non-Arabic online learning platforms that offer university-level courses at low cost or free.

Coronavirus Faculty Finances Policy Students Technology & Online Learning

Learning Remotely as the Only Resort: How is Lebanon Doing?

May Wazzan | 02 Apr 2020

As Lebanon launches what amounts to a national experiment in converting both school and university education to online learning, an advocate of online learning tries to assess progress.

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Many Master’s Degree Students in Gaza Are Forced to Drop Out

Asma' Jawabreh | 26 Mar 2020

The Gaza Strip’s economic crisis, worsened by political infighting and unpaid salaries, leaves many students unable to pay tuition. The Coronavirus pandemic will only make the situation worse.

Coronavirus Finances Health & Medicine Students

A Financial Crisis, Then Coronavirus. Lebanese Universities Could Still Thrive.

Hana Addam El-Ghali | 24 Mar 2020

Lebanese higher education is caught between two crises. A scholar looks at how that’s likely to affect universities and offers suggestions for how they can prepare.




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