An educational researcher says she was promised solutions, but left without hearing any.
How do professors working in failed or failing states teach and learn about “critical citizenship?” One group of faculty members has started a conversation on that subject.
Moawaad Mohammed Al Kholi talks about some of the higher-education issues in the news, and other important ones that are not.
In Egypt, Yemen, Morocco, and South Sudan, more than one quarter of the population is illiterate.
As social scientists seek to understand the “Arab spring” and its political wake, they are also taking a fresh look at their disciplines.
The academic year is off to a rough start in Egypt, with arrests, protests, injuries, and long waits in security lines.
With the end of tuition this month in one German state, the country’s higher education is entirely free. That is a model for Egypt, the author says.
Mahmoud El-Gamal talks about how he hopes to strengthen the core of liberal arts education at the American University in Cairo.
Some of the best Egyptian minds are fleeing the country at a time when the country needs them most, the author argues.
In preparation for the academic year, Egyptian public universities are tightening physical security at their campuses.