A global test used in 65 territories and countries, four of them Arab, provides insights that education policymakers could use.
As social scientists seek to understand the “Arab spring” and its political wake, they are also taking a fresh look at their disciplines.
Scientists need to follow the shift from infectious diseases to chronic conditions.
Al-Fanar Media is seeking 60 early and mid-career journalists to participate in a program aimed at improving education journalism in the Arab world.
In a frank, wide-ranging interview, Tawfik Jelassi talks about the country’s efforts to improve its universities.
Some universities are helping students think about their future jobs and learn the skills they need to get them.
The rebirth of an outlawed student union with Islamist leanings is a positive sign of rising democracy to some, a negative sign of religious conservatism to others.
As police mostly stay off campus, networks of students and staff members have rallied to act as informal university security.
A U.S. meeting follows up on a Tunisian one, pointing out that academic freedom is vital not only for universities, but for countries as a whole.