The U.S. government has slashed support for the Center for Arabic Studies Abroad, a renowned Arabic program that provides language training in the Arab world for foreigners.
In an open appeal to the Jordanian King, the writer explains the importance of reviewing the curriculum in the Kingdom, which is full of exclusionary ideology.
With the chances low for real change in educational policies in the region, the author believes informal initiatives may make an important difference.
Only after exploring the long history of religious involvement in education can policymakers understand how to root extremism out, the author argues.
Leaders of the effort to improve courses that are designed to create more broadly educated students are meeting in Doha this week to form a new regional collaboration.
An attempt at preventing overcrowding in economics and mass communications faculties at Cairo University introduces other negatives.
Haifa Jamal Al-Lail spoke with Al-Fanar Media about the challenges Saudi universities face and the obstacles and opportunities for women in higher education.
It’s time for Arab journalism programs to get a major overhaul, so they can help the region’s development, says the dean of the Journalism Media Institute.
A Palestinian student talks about her experience with liberal education.
The writer researches the direct and hidden gender biases in school textbooks, and the negative messages they convey about women’s economic participation.