Awarding symbolic doctorates to political rulers has a long and controversial history at Arab Universities.
Ministry of Education hopes exam papers will be harder to leak on social media.
A corrupt system is allowing thousands of illiterate people to pass literacy tests. Those people go on to use literacy certificates to get government jobs and driving licenses.
The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.
A recent study points to a need for better oversight and more coordination of the rapidly growing university sector.
The view that every international partnership is a force for good has been replaced by a more cautious approach reflecting core academic values.
Cairo University students say university services and facilities are declining. The administration says it is being fiscally responsible.
The annual World Economic Forum places Egypt next to last in education among the countries it ranks. Critics say the report isn’t fair.
Changes to the Times Higher Education’s methodology have resulted in more Arab universities being included in the ranking
An international organization that uses the term “accreditation” provides little of it, leaving students in the lurch.