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.

A Surprising Libyan Success Story—Cake

Edward Fox / 25 Nov 2016 / News

A female entrepreneur spotted a gap in the food market, and found a way to fill it, despite civil war. Can her success be repeated?

UAE Handbook Seeks to Predict Future Labor Needs

Edward Fox / 09 Oct 2016 / News

A 600-page occupational-outlook handbook undergoing a revision seeks to answer a common question: What jobs will be most needed in the future?

Profiles of the Displaced: Iraqi Doctor in Jordan

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 29 Jun 2016 / News

Graduates forced to leave war-torn countries find delays and frustration in their path to jobs.

Iraqi Career Centers Try to Steer Students to Jobs

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 31 May 2016 / News

With job opportunities shrinking, campus-based career centers are helping graduates’ to get the employment that does exist.

The German Jordanian University Seeks to Prepare Graduates for Global Employment

Benjamin Plackett / 13 Jan 2016 / News

A joint project of the German and Jordanian governments creates tri-lingual students with internship experience who regularly land jobs.

Egypt Reconsiders “Open Learning”

Ahmed ElShamy / 12 Jan 2016 / News

Students who seek to study on flexible schedules are concerned that their degrees, already discriminated against, may be officially demoted.

Survey: Overcoming Young Arab Women’s Difficulties In Getting a First Job

Benjamin Plackett / 13 Dec 2015 / News

A new report outlines possible solutions to difficulties young women in the region face when finding a first job.

Vocational Education: No Instant Cure

Khalid Aitnasser / 20 Nov 2015 / News

Morocco’s situation shows how vocational education does not necessarily yield the results that some advocates have hoped for.

Global Education Challenges: The Arab World is Not Alone

Eman Kamel / 13 Nov 2015 / News

At the annual WISE conference, in Qatar, discussions about the global future of education often used rhetoric that would ring familiar to Middle Eastern educators.