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Jordan

Administration Coronavirus Curriculum Faculty Finances Profiles Students

Tough Issues Await Nathir Obeidat, New President of the University of Jordan

Amr EL-Tohamy | 24 Oct 2021

Nathir Obeidat recently became president of a university struggling with debt, Covid-19 hurdles, and other hotspot issues.

Accreditation Administration Curriculum Quality Control

Jordan Looks to International Rankings to Improve Universities

Amr EL-Tohamy | 21 Oct 2021

The kingdom signed agreements with two producers of international rankings, Times Higher Education and QS, as part of an effort to raise university standards.

Employment Faculty Finances Students

Jordan’s Plan to Reduce Unemployment by Cutting Some Majors Stirs Doubts

Amr EL-Tohamy | 23 Sep 2021

The strategy cuts some majors and adds new, career-centered ones based on job-market needs. Some academics doubt that it will succeed.

Employment Refugees Science Students Technology & Online Learning

A Bootcamp in Jordan Helps Young Refugees Find Careers in IT

Samar Kadi | 06 Sep 2021

RebootKamp’s “durable skills accelerator program” has helped 400 Jordanian youth, most of them refugees, learn high-demand skills.

Accreditation Soapbox

Al-Fanar Media Updates The Arab World’s First Database of Internationally Accredited Universities

Nasser Zawk | 24 Aug 2021

Al-Fanar Media has updated its database of internationally accredited universities and academic programs in the Arab world. This searchable tool now lists nearly 750 programs and institutions.

Accreditation Data & Surveys Employment Faculty Students Study Abroad

International Accreditation Is a Factor in Many Arab Students’ University Choices

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 24 Aug 2021

When it comes to deciding where to enroll, many students say international accreditation matters, an informal poll by Al-Fanar Media found.

Employment Faculty Policy Teaching

Lacking Job Security and Benefits, Many Arab Professors Lose Interest in Academia

Rasha Faek | 04 Jul 2021

Many professors are discouraged by their work conditions and the lack of independent bodies to defend their rights, a study by Al-Fanar Media found.

Refugees Scholarships Students Study Abroad

Success Stories: How Scholarships Helped 3 Students Launch Careers

Sarah Page | 24 Jun 2021

As SPARK celebrates awarding its 10,000th scholarship, three former students share how the assistance they received helped them thrive.

Employment Policy Refugees Vocational Education

Helping Refugees Rebuild Their Lives in Host Countries

Samar Kadi | 22 Jun 2021

Providing legal job opportunities for refugees helps them rebuild their lives and benefits host countries too, aid agencies say.

Soapbox Students

“Mishwar Taleb”: A Contest for Arab University Students

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 22 Jun 2021

To celebrate the re-launch, Al-Fanar Media announces “Mishwar Taleb” (a student’s journey), a storytelling contest for Arab students around the world.




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