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Rebuilding higher education in Northern Syria

Shaban, F; (2020) Rebuilding higher education in Northern Syria. Education and Conflict Review , 3 pp. 53-59. Green open access

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Abstract

This paper draws on a qualitative study, using both primary and secondary data generated from document analysis, interviews and focus group discussions with 24 academics and 14 students in three universities in Northern Syria to report on the situation of higher education sector in areas beyond the control of the Assad regime. The study reveals that these new universities have urgent needs such as reconstruction work on buildings and support for their academic and administrative staff and students to be able to operate meaningfully under the conditions of ongoing civil war.

Type: Article
Title: Rebuilding higher education in Northern Syria
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/departments-and-centres/...
Language: English
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Keywords: Higher education, Syria, Conflict, Academic
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10109117
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