Iranian universities are reaching out to the Arab world but are silent about their motives, creating suspicion in many quarters.
Grassroots and government initiatives hope to spread a culture of reading in the Arab region.
With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.
The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.
Saudi Arabia and Qatar say forged degrees and poor academic standards are reasons. Qatar’s decision includes undergraduates.
A 600-page occupational-outlook handbook undergoing a revision seeks to answer a common question: What jobs will be most needed in the future?
A recent study points to a need for better oversight and more coordination of the rapidly growing university sector.
A recent study of the difficulties young U.S. researchers face echoes in the Middle East—but the story is slightly different.
Data science research is booming in the region, bringing both business solutions and a much-needed source of employment.
A new scholarship fund hopes to send thousands of Arab students to university—but only in science, technology, and mathematics.