Grassroots and government initiatives hope to spread a culture of reading in the Arab region.
In Morocco, philosophy teachers object to religious textbook that calls their discipline “contrary to Islam”.
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.
With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.
In Morocco, a meeting emphasized the need for more arts in school curriculum and for more facilities to train creative professionals.
The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.
A consortium of researchers who have studied young people in five Arab countries and Turkey find that young people place most of their confidence in their family network.
Web-based learning platforms aim to boost educational opportunities in the Arab world.
Despite the strong bias in many Arab countries against the study of evolution, some scientists find a way. Their secret? Strong patrons.
Sociologist Fatema Mernissi published ground-breaking, wide-ranging scholarship that influenced a generation of Arab feminists.