In a global debate, experts question how to determine the quality of schools and universities.
In the wake of the Egyptian elections, the author argues that the government is headed in the wrong direction in education.
A story of how Arab universities steered a man away from his true passions, until he seized control.
A recent report by Transparency International, “Global Corruption Report: Education,” largely skips Arab universities. But corruption in the region’s institutions is affecting admissions, grading, and administration, writes a scholar of comparative education.
An analyst argues that the time has come for Moroccan public universities to start asking students for fees.
Private universities could magnify inequalities and erode the quality of Arab public higher education. But they could also drive innovation, writes a scholar of comparative education.
In many Arab countries, university admissions is forcing youth into careers that they have no interest in, derailing economies instead of fueling them, and adding to social resentment.