Mohamed Helmy El-Ghor, head of Egypt’s Council of Private Universities, talked to Al-Fanar Media about challenges the sector is facing.
University rankings are more popular than ever, despite some criticism of their merit. Here’s a look at how some of the major ones work.
Salim Chahine, a professor at the American University of Beirut and a senior official at Lebanon’s central bank, is among the recipients of the 2020 Kuwait Prize.
The U.N. refugee agency and the language-learning app are teaming up to make professional university counseling available to refugees worldwide.
Rising inflation, a currency in free fall, and a ban on raising fees for continuing students have put Syria’s private universities in a financial bind.
New rules making it easier to be enrolled in graduate studies at Algerian universities have drawn opposition for potentially harming the quality of graduates.
Students who want to seek higher degrees now have more opportunities to find a place. That doesn’t mean they’ll find a job after graduating.
Which curriculum to follow in their senior year is a big decision for high school students in Jordan. But how freely can they choose amid social attitudes that value science more than literature?
The Arab Barometer, one of the largest public-opinion surveys of the Arab region, has found that the region’s residents have a low opinion of the quality of public education.
Initiatives in Jordan and Lebanon help high school students find a focus for their university studies that is a good fit for them.