The conference brought together educators, students, entrepreneurs and advocacy groups to discuss how to support young people in the Middle East and other areas.
The emergency adaptation of online learning during the coronavirus crisis left little time for reflection on best practices. Here is a sampling of resources for instructors who want more guidance.
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.
New courses are being developed for health care professionals and the public to share knowledge of the novel coronavirus, treat the disease it causes and the mental health issues it creates.
To meet a need for Arabic versions of publications in science and humanities, volunteers are publishing new translations online.
A recent report focuses on the views of refugee students and their use of technology.
Academic libraries in the Arab world are discovering the benefits of working together in consortia.
Students who participate in extended guided discussions over the Internet with peers from other countries find they become more empathetic.