A court has sentenced economist and human rights advocate, Nasser Bin Ghaith, to ten years in jail over his Tweets. The “bubble universities” are quiet.
The writer compares her experience of three different academic systems in three different countries.
Ursula Lindsey offers up a cornucopia of fiction and nonfiction in Arabic, English and French for an intellectual feast.
Students’ poor mastery of Arabic is caused by the poor instructional methods used, not the language itself, says Hanada Taha, the director of “Arabi21” project.
A survey of universities across the MENA region shows many are checking students’ learning outcomes and institutional quality.
A more inclusive approach to improving educational quality in the Arab region could be the best solution.
A new academic publication at the University of Oxford is taking an interdisciplinary look at the countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council.
With more than 100 institutions competing for the interests of students in the United Arab Emirates, small institutions risk having to shut down, the author argues.
Education authorities should fight bogus-degree programs and create real, accredited online alternatives, says Dean Hoke.
The chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology talks about the institution’s organization and teaching style.