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Rising Fees at Private Arab Universities End Many Students’ Prospects

Amr EL-Tohamy, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 15 Oct 2020

Many Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian private universities raised their tuition fees, causing anger among students and driving some of them to drop out.

Accreditation Administration Policy Quality Control Students

U.A.E. Education Ministry Closes 6 Universities, Puts Another 6 on Probation

Melanie Swan | 07 Oct 2020

In a quality control move unusually severe for the Arab region, the U.A.E. education ministry revoked the licenses of six institutions and issued warnings to six others.

Administration Coronavirus Health & Medicine Students

‘Life Must Go On’: Syria’s Universities and Schools Prepare to Reopen

Riham Alkousaa | 08 Sep 2020

With Syria apparently experiencing many more cases of Covid-19 than the government publicly acknowledges, parents and students are wary about the scheduled openings of universities and schools.

Administration Data & Surveys Development Politics Research Science

Land of No Rain: How Jordan Is Facing a Parched Future

Ursula Lindsey | 06 Aug 2020

With limited rainfall and aquifers already over pumped, the kingdom is running out of water. Researchers are tackling some aspects of the problem, but hard choices still lie ahead.

Administration Coronavirus Health & Medicine

How to Reopen Universities Safely: A ‘Toolkit’ Offers Guidance

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 15 Jul 2020

A new report offers guidelines and assessment tools universities can use as they work out how to reopen safely during the Covid-19 crisis.

Administration Coronavirus Health & Medicine Students Testing

Arab Universities Begin Reopening After Covid-19 Closures

Burton Bollag | 02 Jul 2020

Officials in several countries called the openings tentative and said they could be reversed if the number of infections rises.

Administration Coronavirus Health & Medicine Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Coronavirus: Universities Are Shifting Classes Online—But It’s Not as Easy as It Sounds

Kyungmee Lee | 19 Mar 2020

Universities trying to make a sudden shift to online learning face many challenges, including holding student attention, measuring student progress, and designing online interfaces that will work on smartphones.

Administration Quality Control Teaching

Making Better Mentors: It’s Not Just an Art, It’s a Science

Benjamin Plackett | 26 Feb 2020

A new report brings together data from many studies to offer recommendations for more-effective mentorship of young researchers.

Administration Education Reform Policy Politics Students

Sudan’s Revolution, Phase 2: Universities Seek Independence

Edward Fox | 06 Jan 2020

Universities were drivers of last year’s revolution in Sudan. Now students and professors want to free universities from the government’s micro-management.

Administration Data & Surveys Employment

Arab Business Schools Seek a Better Return on Their Investment

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Jan 2020

Middle Eastern business-school leaders said at a regional summit that they needed to strengthen their impact in the region, through both education and research.




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