Host-Country Universities Must Evolve To Help Refugees

Hana Addam El-Ghali / 02 May 2017 / Opinion

Change in curriculum and ways of delivering education are the key to helping Syrian students succeed and will ultimately help all students.

You Can Combine Motherhood and Study

Ahlam Mustafa / 21 Apr 2017 / Opinion

A Ph.D. candidate and mother of two young children says reaching her academic goal has been difficult but it can be done.

Three Different Academic Experiences: Which Is the Best?

Ahlam Mustafa / 21 Mar 2017 / Opinion

The writer compares her experience of three different academic systems in three different countries.

How Plans Work In Real Life

Nur Al-huda Hamdan / 16 Mar 2017 / Opinion

Finding a mission in life is the result of hard work, not chance.

Funds Cut for Prominent Arabic Language Program

Ursula Lindsey / 07 Dec 2016 / Opinion

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.

Save Jordan from a Curriculum That Promotes Division and Ignorance

Rana Sabbagh / 20 Jan 2016 / Opinion

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.

2016 Prediction: Individuals Not Governments Spur Educational Change

Rasha Faek / 13 Jan 2016 / Opinion

With the chances low for real change in educational policies in the region, the author believes informal initiatives may make an important difference.

To Get Rid of Extremism in Egyptian Education, Understand Its Roots

Hania Sobhy / 06 Nov 2015 / Opinion

Only after exploring the long history of religious involvement in education can policymakers understand how to root extremism out, the author argues.

A New Network To Support Better General Education

Maha Al-Hendawi / 13 Oct 2015 / Opinion

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.

When a “Solution” Becomes a Problem

Ehab Hamdi / 21 Sep 2015 / Opinion

An attempt at preventing overcrowding in economics and mass communications faculties at Cairo University introduces other negatives.