The kingdom is scrapping a high-stakes high-school exit exam, but not everyone is pleased with the process that would replace it.
Vocational education’s goal of giving young people practical skills that would make them desirable to employers isn’t working out in Egypt.
Egypt’s ministry of education plans to depart from the exclusive reliance on a single exam at the end of high school.
With dwindling government support, Jordanian universities says they have few places to turn but tuition to finance academic programs. Students say are being unfairly sacrificed.
A Norwegian project to hold a refugee’s academic history in a single document and to simplify admission to higher education in host countries is catching on.
Constantly changing government decisions have discouraged students from pursuing vocational and technical professions.
Low fees and breadth of choice have led to a huge rise in Arab and foreign students in Egypt.
Tunisian universities attract many international students. The visitors praise the universities, but complain of racism and other obstacles.
In Egypt and Algeria, students are cheating on high-school exit examinations using websites that leak exam information.
Lebanese school exam results, required for students to enroll in universities, are caught in an ongoing fight over salaries for the country’s public workers.