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.
A second-generation Lebanese American mastered classical and colloquial Arabic as an adult. He wants his son also to have access to the world the language opened for him.
The writer describes the conversation surrounding the relationship between effective teaching and course size.
The Arabic used is schools is almost a foreign language to many Arab students, but research suggests ways of teaching it more effectively.
Isolated workshops led by outside experts fail to tap teachers’ own expertise, says a researcher working on models for Lebanon.
A writing instructor offers tips on writing a Ph.D. dissertation in English for academics who use it as a second language.
A head teacher in Yemen’s biggest camp for internally displaced people is struggling to keep the doors open – and to prevent girls dropping out.
A Ph.D. candidate and mother of two young children says reaching her academic goal has been difficult but it can be done.
Egyptian universities are meting out punishments that far outweigh student infractions in an apparent attempt to keep a tight lid on student activism, the author says.