Tarek Abd El-Galil
Tarek is an Egyptian journalist. He works as a deputy manager for the correspondents section at Tahrir newspaper and as a correspondent at correspondents.org and Al-Hayat TV. Tarek has a BA in journalism.
The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed activities for Egyptian students online, drawing a mixed reaction.
Three public universities are the first to start operating under a new plan that gives them more freedom but reduces state funding. Questions remain about how it will affect students and professors.
A study suggests ways of blending online and classroom activities, and convincing governments of the value of accredited online learning.
Private universities charge Yemeni students in dollars and then set their own exchange rates for rials, making education unaffordable for many.
The film industry is growing as the kingdom modernizes, and university film programs are poised to attract more students who want to study at home.
A local university ranking system seeks to encourage Libya’s academic institutions to track their quality by a common set of standards
Many Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian private universities raised their tuition fees, causing anger among students and driving some of them to drop out.
Covid-19 has largely heightened the inequality that disabled students already face, although for a small proportion of students, it has moved education to their homes and let them study more at their own pace.
The pandemic stalled tourism and deeply cut the revenues it produces, but students continue to enroll in hospitality education programs, hoping the industry bounces back.