Young Arabs Don’t Want to Emigrate, New Study Says

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 14 Dec 2016 / News

Young Arabs face countless difficulties in trying to build a future, but contrary to many other reports a new study says most of them do not want to leave their countries.

Five Years After the Arab Spring, Report Warns of New Uprising

Edward Fox / 11 Dec 2016 / News

With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.

New Report Strikes an Optimistic Note on Arab Education

Wagdy Sawahel / 11 Nov 2016 / News

The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.

Two Parallel Universes In Algerian Education

Toufik Bougaada / 16 Aug 2016 / News

Students are protesting the confused route to master’s and doctoral degrees in the North African country.

Leaked Questions and Answers Disrupt National Exams

Jacob Wirtschafter / 11 Jun 2016 / News

In Egypt and Algeria, students are cheating on high-school exit examinations using websites that leak exam information.

Algerian Students Are Victims of the Country’s Language Confusion

Rim Hayat Chaif / 24 Sep 2015 / News

Algeria has made Arabic the teaching language in its primary and secondary schools, but universities usually teach in French. Students stumble.

A Hidden Barrier to Arab Students’ Education

Ibtissem Jamel, Rim Hayat Chaif, Tarek Abd El-Galil, Tasneem Mohamed / 15 Sep 2015 / News

The difficulties many Arab students face getting to their universities makes it hard for many to complete their education.

In Algeria, the Berber Language Can’t Get an Educational Foothold

Rim Hayat Chaif / 27 Jul 2015 / News

More pupils are taking lessons in Tamazight, the language of the Berbers, but in fewer school districts, leaving the language at risk.

Arab Food Supply is Shaky, But Related Research is Rare

Benjamin Plackett, Selim Njeim / 13 Jul 2015 / News

Many Arab countries do not have what is known as “food security,” but the research and teaching on the topic is just getting started.

In Algeria, Heavy Backpacks Hurt Schoolchildren’s Health

Toufik Bougaada / 02 Apr 2015 / News

Students get scoliosis—and sometimes stop going to school—because they carry a lot of thick textbooks.