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.
The decisions of some Gulf countries to cancel their recognition of some Jordanian universities’ degrees have renewed debate about educational quality in the kingdom.
In a pair of recently edited volumes, experts gauge the current status of higher education and call for improvements.
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The latest edition of an annual academic study shows an increase in the support for the freedom of expression online as long as people don’t criticize their governments.
International donors are still looking for ways to better support Syrian refugee education and employment amid a lack of opportunities for returning safely to their country.
Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.
The middle years of education are the key obstacle for Syrian and Palestinian youth in Jordan and Lebanon, with the majority of them never making it to graduation or university, a new report says.
A recent study of Syrian refugees in Jordan found that, with health-care costs rising, pharmacists’ services were having a positive effect on refugee health.
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