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.
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.
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.
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.
Here are seven student-friendly ways to promote academic integrity in the virtual classroom without resorting to cheating-prevention tools.
Vocational schools teach practical skills and enroll many disadvantaged students—a combination that’s difficult to adapt to online learning.
Online course providers like Coursera and edX have seen a spike in demand for their courses from institutions in the Middle East and North Africa since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.
6 ways to lead meaningful class discussions in an asynchronous online forum
The intensifying Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip and the lockdowns due to Covid-19 are driving impoverished, discouraged students to abandon higher education.