Countries البلدان

Jordan

Conflict Terrorism

Stay in University or Join the Islamic State?

Saba Abu Farha | 12 Feb 2015

In the southern Jordanian desert, many young people are leaving classrooms to join the Islamist army.

Internet Technology & Online Learning

What Progress is Being Made to Arab “Knowledge Economies”?

Benjamin Plackett | 29 Jan 2015

A recent report provides much needed statistics on the question of whether the Arab world is on route to a knowledge-based economy.

Finances

Qatar’s Private Universities Are the Most Expensive in the Region

David Wheeler | 28 Jan 2015

An Al-Fanar Media survey of private higher-education costs in 13 Arab countries makes it possible to compare average prices.

Administration Employment Finances Gender Quality Control Teaching

Are Private Universities Worth the Money?

Rasha Faek, Sarah Lynch | 23 Jan 2015

Families across the Arab region debate where to send their sons and daughters—public university or private one? There is no easy answer.

Employment Finances

Private Universities Thriving as Public Ones Weaken

Rasha Faek, Sarah Lynch | 22 Jan 2015

Arab students looking for contemporary fields of study, coeducation, and an employment-oriented education are increasingly turning to private universities. The downside: cost.

Gender

Born in Jordan, But Treated Like Foreigners by its Universities

Saba Abu Farha | 06 Jan 2015

The children of Jordanian women and foreign men are treated as foreigners when they apply to Jordanian public universities.

Health & Medicine Research Science

Research Helps Arab Couples Struggling to Conceive

Benjamin Plackett, Rasha Faek | 06 Jan 2015

Rates of assisted fertility treatments in the Arab world are high. New research could help more couples who have difficulty conceiving.

Gender

In Jordan, Women Are Only a Tiny Minority On University Boards

Saba Abu Farha | 09 Dec 2014

Out of 130 new public university board members, the Jordanian government has only appointed three women.

Standardized Tests Technology & Online Learning

Looking at Arab Education Through PISA Tests

| 03 Dec 2014

A global test used in 65 territories and countries, four of them Arab, provides insights that education policymakers could use.

Administration Standardized Tests Students

Why Aren’t Jordanian Children in School?

Aya Alayan | 03 Dec 2014

The tradition of private tutors undermines children’s interest in attending school.




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