The demographic clock is ticking on both sides of the Mediterranean, from an aging workforce at one end to a workforce surplus on the other. Yet, whatever the demographic dynamics, the…

Hala Fadel |

Education in Yemen witnessed noticeable improvement during the pre-war period 1999–2013. School enrollment rates rose from 71.3% to 97.5% of children. In the academic year 2012/2013, Yemen’s…

Khalid Moheyddeen |

With the school year starting in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), millions of children are busily preparing to resume their studies. Some, caught in conflict, may not be able to go to…

Safaa El-Kogali |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English   نظرًا لأن العالم يكافح من أجل مواجهة أزمة اللاجئين من سوريا، بالتالي هناك حاجة ماسة إلى النهوض بفرص التعليم. والهدف من وراء ذلك ليس مجرد مكافحة التطرف…

Harry A. Patrinos, Husein Abdul-Hamid, جويل رييس |

With the start of the new school year, my children are eager to get back into their classrooms, like all students after a long summer vacation. Perhaps, they feel as they grow and advance to the…

Ahmad Owda |

I still remember that day, Thursday, March 26, 2015, when it was announced that my school, along with all the other schools in Yemen, was being closed because of the armed conflict and war. This…

Aryam Talal Al-Mofti |