Jordan Data Suggests Universities Contribute to Unemployment

Ammar Faris / 22 Jan 2018 / News

Thousands of students in Jordan graduate from disciplines not needed by the economy.

Jordan’s Decision to Shake Up University Admissions Stirs Controversy

Ammar Faris / 19 Oct 2017 / News

The kingdom is scrapping a high-stakes high-school exit exam, but not everyone is pleased with the process that would replace it.

Egyptian Vocational Education Largely Fails the Country’s Youth

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 08 Sep 2017 / News

Vocational education’s goal of giving young people practical skills that would make them desirable to employers isn’t working out in Egypt.

Egypt Plans Radical Change in Measuring High-School Success

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 22 Aug 2017 / News

Egypt’s ministry of education plans to depart from the exclusive reliance on a single exam at the end of high school.

Rising Tuition in Jordan Highlights Flawed University Finances

Mohammad Fraij / 13 Aug 2017 / News

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.

New “Education Passport” Tested in Greece

Nikolia Apostolou / 21 Jul 2017 / News

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.

Zig-Zagging Government Policies Hurt Jordanian Vocational Education

Mohammad Fraij / 18 Jul 2017 / News

Constantly changing government decisions have discouraged students from pursuing vocational and technical professions.

Egyptian Universities See Boom in Foreign Students

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 07 Feb 2017 / News

Low fees and breadth of choice have led to a huge rise in Arab and foreign students in Egypt.

Troubled Times for African and Arab Students in Tunisia

Ibtissem Jamel / 30 Jan 2017 / News

Tunisian universities attract many international students. The visitors praise the universities, but complain of racism and other obstacles.

Leaked Questions and Answers Disrupt National Exams

Jacob Wirtschafter / 11 Jun 2016 / News

In Egypt and Algeria, students are cheating on high-school exit examinations using websites that leak exam information.