The Covid-19 crisis forced a well-intended but rushed approach to online education. The emergency use of this modality exposes challenges and learning for adopting it more holistically going forward.
Al-Fanar Media explores some of the major Arabic and non-Arabic online learning platforms that offer university-level courses at low cost or free.
The decisions of some Gulf countries to cancel their recognition of some Jordanian universities’ degrees have renewed debate about educational quality in the kingdom.
This article is an updated companion to our searchable database of internationally accredited higher-education institutions and programs in the Arab world and Turkey. The database has also been refreshed after in-depth research and accredited programs that train teachers and those that teach English have been added.
A Paris-based organization provides the certificate, which is based on a widely used standard for measuring levels of proficiency in many languages.
A Turkish university offers a new chance at accredited degrees for Syrians in opposition-held territory, but it is difficult for many of them to reach.
Students attending Syrian universities in those areas controlled by opposition forces are having to confront the reality that they may not finish their degrees.
Degrees based on curricula that mix traditional and online instruction are gaining new acceptance in the nation’s education system.
The new system, designed to meet international accreditation standards, will give medical students more hands-on experience in hospitals.