The governance of Kurdistan’s many universities and the fate of its minority students are among the issues that are up in the air as the region votes on an independence referendum.
Georges Nasr made a reputation for himself in international film festivals, where he is experiencing a revival, but these days he concentrates on teaching movie making.
Sudanese academics are searching for a more effective treatment of a rare but destructive disease, mycetoma, that mostly affects poor laborers.
An Al-Fanar Media survey of the quality assurance for higher education in 16 Arab countries found heavy regulation of the licensing of higher-education institutions but little in the way of follow up to monitor quality.
Vocational education’s goal of giving young people practical skills that would make them desirable to employers isn’t working out in Egypt.
Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.
The ongoing violence in Libya has forced many of its professors to leave and shut down eight universities.
Kamal Al Haj was a popular and progressive dean of media studies at Damascus University, but chose to move to Germany to expand his professional horizons.
Forty-eight artists contributed to an inaugural exhibit that looks at Palestinians’ aspirations through the lens of Jerusalem.
Egypt’s ministry of education plans to depart from the exclusive reliance on a single exam at the end of high school.