Countries البلدان

Jordan

Conflict Students

In Jordan, Rising Violence Against Teachers

Aya Alayan | 05 Apr 2015

Teachers call for new legislation to protect them from assaults by students and their families

Curriculum Politics Teaching

Arab Classrooms Frequently Ignore History

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Mar 2015

Lebanon’s classrooms often skip a half century of history, a case study of what happens elsewhere in the region.

Rankings

The Arab World Lags Behind in the ‘Green’ Universities Movement

Wagdy Sawahel | 03 Mar 2015

Jordan leads the Arab region in having environmentally conscious higher-education institutions.

Scholarships Technology & Online Learning

How to Avoid Getting Cheated by Phony Scholarships

Benjamin Plackett | 24 Feb 2015

Fraudulent universities use fake scholarships as bait to lure unsuspecting students to part with their money. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Accreditation Quality Control Students Technology & Online Learning

Faking Quality Control for Universities

Benjamin Plackett | 24 Feb 2015

An international organization that uses the term “accreditation” provides little of it, leaving students in the lurch.

Employment Rankings

Jordanian Higher Education Flunks a National Test

Saba Abu Farha | 20 Feb 2015

The quality of Jordanian universities is being called into question after the announcement that many of their students failed an important exam.

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.




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