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Countries البلدان

Morocco

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.

Arts & Culture Politics

A Long-Shuttered Moroccan Magazine Still Wields Powerful Influence

Ursula Lindsey | 19 Apr 2016

Souffles, a firebrand Moroccan cultural magazine, still influences intellectuals and attracts scholars fifty years after its was forced to close.

Science Teaching

How to Break the Informal Ban on Studying Evolution

Benjamin Plackett | 07 Apr 2016

Despite the strong bias in many Arab countries against the study of evolution, some scientists find a way. Their secret? Strong patrons.

Academic Freedom Gender Literature & Translation Social Sciences

The Legacy of Fatema Mernissi, Moroccan Feminist and Scholar

Ursula Lindsey | 21 Jan 2016

Sociologist Fatema Mernissi published ground-breaking, wide-ranging scholarship that influenced a generation of Arab feminists.

Publishing

A New Moroccan University Press Aims to “Open Windows in People’s Minds”

Ursula Lindsey | 08 Dec 2015

The first volume of a new press provides an introduction to exceptional scholars whose work seeks to engage the public.

Employment Vocational Education

Vocational Education: No Instant Cure

Khalid Aitnasser | 20 Nov 2015

Morocco’s situation shows how vocational education does not necessarily yield the results that some advocates have hoped for.

Health & Medicine Politics Protests Students

Moroccan Medical Students Block Imposition of Compulsory Work

Khalid Aitnasser | 10 Nov 2015

Medical students’ protests stopped the Ministry of Health’s attempt to make it mandatory for students to work in remote areas after graduation.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights

An Academic’s Hunger Strike for Freedom of Speech

Ursula Lindsey | 19 Oct 2015

A Moroccan intellectual has stopped eating, saying the government has blocked him from leaving the country.

Protests Students

Students Protests for Western Sahara Independence Draw Crackdowns

Brennan Weiss | 06 Oct 2015

Students who publicly support the independence of the disputed territory say they face harsh retaliation and discrimination.

Libraries Students

Tangier Library Seeks a Strong But Subtle Social Role

Ida Sophie Winter | 07 Sep 2015

A small bookstore tries to convince Moroccan youth that books are not just for the intellectual elite.




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