Many of the country’s current problems stem from decisions made by the former despot Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali that undermined educational quality at all levels.
The Venice Biennale displays the strengths of Arab artists working today and some of the political pitfalls that can await them.
Students and lecturers at Gaza’s universities see many areas that could be improved, but amid larger political and economic worries, there’s little appetite for reform.
Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.
An online course can be viewed as a learning experiment, with instructors collecting data on student use and making adjustments over time.
The late Saadallah Wannous explored the meaning of human liberation, both personal and political. His work has been collected now for English speakers.
A journalist who is a veteran in covering technology and education offers some research-based advice for those in the early stages of experimenting with online courses.
The Saudi conceptual artist Filwa Nazer redefines herself in works that explore inner spaces and the “skins” people don to protect them.
Many of the most prominent Saudi women’s rights activists went on trial this week in a closed trial in Riyadh.
Young people were key in protests that persuaded the ailing leader not to run again. However, he also postponed elections, meaning he stays in power for now.