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Coronavirus Internet Students Technology & Online Learning

Online Platform Helps Arab Students Gain Study and Work Skills

Al-Fanar Correspondent | 16 Nov 2020

The Young Thinkers Program, created by the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, is becoming a popular source for courses and advice on vital skills that aren’t taught in school.

Arts & Culture Faculty Gender Liberal Arts Students

Film Studies Thrive in Saudi Arabia, Promising Jobs and Cultural Change

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 13 Nov 2020

The film industry is growing as the kingdom modernizes, and university film programs are poised to attract more students who want to study at home.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Refugees Schools Students Technology & Online Learning

In Iraq, War and Marriage Are Frequent Obstacles to Education

Jabeen Bhatti | 12 Nov 2020

The pandemic is just one additional obstacle that is preventing girls from getting an education in a country with a chaotic and conflict-ridden recent history.

Gender Health & Medicine Schools Students

The Lessons of Ebola: 2014 Epidemic Drove Many Girls Out of School Permanently

Jabeen Bhatti | 11 Nov 2020

The Ebola epidemic’s effects on education for girls in two African countries may help aid workers predict the effects of the current coronavirus pandemic in Arab countries today.

Accreditation Faculty Policy Quality Control Students Teaching

To Bolster University Quality, Libya Creates Local Rankings

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 10 Nov 2020

A local university ranking system seeks to encourage Libya’s academic institutions to track their quality by a common set of standards

Faculty Language Policy Students

Morocco’s Planned Reforms for Undergraduate Education Stir Broad Opposition

Amr EL-Tohamy | 02 Nov 2020

A Moroccan plan to move to a four-year undergraduate degree, require mastery of English, and introduce other changes has some supporters but many opponents

Conflict Coronavirus Health & Medicine Refugees Students

Young Damascus Doctors Are on the Pandemic’s Front Lines in Hospitals and Patients’ Homes

Riham Alkousaa | 22 Oct 2020

Fresh Syrian medical school graduates learning their profession in hospitals and starting public health initiatives are at high risk of coronavirus infections.

Administration Data & Surveys Finances Inequality Students

Rising Fees at Private Arab Universities End Many Students’ Prospects

Amr EL-Tohamy, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 15 Oct 2020

Many Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian private universities raised their tuition fees, causing anger among students and driving some of them to drop out.

Coronavirus Inequality Internet Students Technology & Online Learning Vocational Education

Vocational Education in the Arab Region Faces Challenges in Shifting Online

Al-Fanar Correspondent | 13 Oct 2020

Vocational schools teach practical skills and enroll many disadvantaged students—a combination that’s difficult to adapt to online learning.

Coronavirus Disability Students Technology & Online Learning

For Students With Disabilities, the Pandemic Adds Another Barrier

Melanie Swan, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Oct 2020

Covid-19 has largely heightened the inequality that disabled students already face, although for a small proportion of students, it has moved education to their homes and let them study more at their own pace.




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