A new group devoted to improving the core-curricula in Arab universities held its first meeting.
A Syrian organization supports Syrian students’ education in Lebanon but in a controversial way—using the Syrian curriculum.
Teams from eight Arab universities met in Doha to compete in a regional contest.
The concentration of Lebanese universities in cities means many young women cannot attend, and forces them to join village Islamic institutes.
Lebanon’s classrooms often skip a half century of history, a case study of what happens elsewhere in the region.
Hundreds of private schools are opening up each year in Iraq, while public schools are deteriorating.
A recent survey finds state-owned but independent Qatari schools, somewhat similar to “charter schools” elsewhere, to be cheaper and better than their peers.
Arab professors discussed integrating investigative journalism into their courses at a workshop in Jordan.
A small school seeks to create nurses who are leaders and thinkers and improve attitudes about those who do much of the patient care.
A Qatari teaching center helps instructors learn techniques that involve more active learning, heading off classroom-management problems.