Countries البلدان

Jordan

Architecture Arts & Culture

During Amman Design Week, a City Brainstorms a Better Future

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Oct 2019

Work of the region’s designers was showcased across Jordan’s capital last week, in exhibits that ranged from the practical to the ethereal.

Salaries Schools Teaching

Teachers’ Strike in Jordan Ends After the Government Agrees to a 35 Percent Raise

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Oct 2019

The rare public-sector walkout drew sympathy from citizens also caught between stagnant wages and rising costs in a debt-burdened economy

Admissions Employment Students

Programs Help High School Students Find the Right Academic Path

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 03 Oct 2019

Initiatives in Jordan and Lebanon help high school students find a focus for their university studies that is a good fit for them.

Arabic Language Literature & Translation Teaching

Why the Split Between Classical and Everyday Arabic Endures

Hossam Abouzahr | 23 Sep 2019

If Arabs want a true lingua franca, they must ease the rigid boundaries they’ve set up between the local dialects and the formal language.

Health & Medicine Mental Health Students

Tips for Students: How to Cope with Exam Stress

Benjamin Plackett | 20 Sep 2019

Students may not realize the toll that anxiety over studying is taking on their bodies. Fortunately, that pressure can be managed and mitigated.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Gender Internet Politics

Survey Finds Modest Gains in Support for Arab Women’s Rights

Burton Bollag | 13 Sep 2019

In two new reports, the Arab Barometer finds gradually shifting attitudes on women’s place in society and broad disillusionment among young people.

Conflict Data & Surveys Development Research Science

New Data Show Water Scarcity Is Increasing in the Arab World, Stirring Discussion

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 02 Sep 2019

Many of the countries facing the highest levels of water stress are located in the Middle East and North Africa, a research group’s latest analysis shows.

Data & Surveys Publishing Research

False Research Results—A Global Problem That Includes the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 31 Jul 2019

Data analysis by Al-Fanar Media has found that two of the highest research producers in the Arab world—Egypt and Saudi Arabia—also have some of the highest rates of retracted articles, which are often related to scientific misconduct.

Accreditation Admissions Quality Control

Kuwait and Qatar Slash the Number of Jordanian Universities They Will Recognize

Hamad Othman | 23 Jul 2019

The decisions of some Gulf countries to cancel their recognition of some Jordanian universities’ degrees have renewed debate about educational quality in the kingdom.

Book Review Conflict Education Reform Publishing Quality

2 Books Explore the Tricky Issue of Reform in Arab Higher Education

Edward Fox | 21 Jun 2019

In a pair of recently edited volumes, experts gauge the current status of higher education and call for improvements.




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