Teach Middle East Magazine Sep-Dec 2020 Issue 1 Volume 8

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”.John F. KennedyThe...

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“Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity”.AristotleWelcome to the summer edition of Teach Middle East Magazine. It is mid-April 2020,...

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