Countries البلدان

Kuwait

Quality Control

New Report Strikes an Optimistic Note on Arab Education

Wagdy Sawahel | 11 Nov 2016

The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.

Research

Young Researchers’ Funding Struggles Magnified in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 08 Aug 2016

A recent study of the difficulties young U.S. researchers face echoes in the Middle East—but the story is slightly different.

Quality Control

Who Defines “Excellence” in Education? And How?

Clara Morgan | 13 May 2016

A more inclusive approach to improving educational quality in the Arab region could be the best solution.

Arabic Teaching

Learning Arabic: Back to Basics May be the Best Innovation

Helen Abadzi | 01 May 2016

A back-to-basics approach to learning could be the most innovative way to improve Arab education.

Arab Spring Democracy Employment Students

Arab Youth Survey Suggests Unemployment Drives Terrorism

Rasha Faek | 22 Apr 2016

A survey found Arab young people believe religion plays too much of a role in society. But survey respondents said unemployment is driving some youth into the arms of the Islamic State.

Fraud

In Kuwait, a War Against Fake University Degrees

Aisha Elgayar | 29 Mar 2016

The Ministry of Education has summoned the holders of fraudulent degrees to court, opening a debate about how such fakes became so prevalent.

Studying Gulf Countries, their Influence and Divides

Ursula Lindsey | 09 Nov 2015

A new academic publication at the University of Oxford is taking an interdisciplinary look at the countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council.

Research

Kuwait Takes a Practical Step Forward in Solar Energy

Aisha Elgayar | 26 Oct 2015

A new project will save the equivalent of 12 million barrels of oil a year, revealing the potential of applied science in the region.

Accreditation Fraud

It’s Time to Shut Down Fake Universities

Dean Hoke | 31 May 2015

Education authorities should fight bogus-degree programs and create real, accredited online alternatives, says Dean Hoke.

Democracy Research Students

Arab Youth Doubt Democracy Will Be Delivered

Benjamin Plackett | 28 Apr 2015

Findings from a region-wide survey reveal the hopes and concerns of university-age adults.




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