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Turkey’s ‘Soft Power’ in Syria: A University With Accredited Degrees

Ahmed al-Ogla | 16 May 2019

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.

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A ‘Backpack’ Helps Refugee Students Store and Share Credentials

Keith David Watenpaugh | 29 Mar 2018

A new tool was developed to help ensure refugees’ academic and employment mobility.

Admissions Human Rights Inequality Students

New Law in Egypt Supports Disabled Students

Mahmoud Shalabi | 24 Mar 2018

Updated legislation raises hopes of improving higher education opportunities for students with disabilities in Egypt.

Admissions Data & Surveys Employment

Jordan Data Suggests Universities Contribute to Unemployment

Ammar Faris | 22 Jan 2018

Thousands of students in Jordan graduate from disciplines not needed by the economy.

Admissions Students

Jordan’s Decision to Shake Up University Admissions Stirs Controversy

Ammar Faris | 19 Oct 2017

The kingdom is scrapping a high-stakes high-school exit exam, but not everyone is pleased with the process that would replace it.

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How Egypt Could Better Serve Students With Disabilities

Mahmoud Shalabi | 22 Sep 2017

A scholar calls for the adoption of fair admission policies at the nation’s public universities for people with disabilities.

Admissions Curriculum Employment Vocational Education

Egyptian Vocational Education Largely Fails the Country’s Youth

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Sep 2017

Vocational education’s goal of giving young people practical skills that would make them desirable to employers isn’t working out in Egypt.

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Egypt Plans Radical Change in Measuring High-School Success

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 22 Aug 2017

Egypt’s ministry of education plans to depart from the exclusive reliance on a single exam at the end of high school.

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Rising Tuition in Jordan Highlights Flawed University Finances

Mohammad Fraij | 13 Aug 2017

With dwindling government support, Jordanian universities says they have few places to turn but tuition to finance academic programs. Students say are being unfairly sacrificed.

Accreditation Admissions Policy Refugees Students

New ‘Education Passport’ Is Tested in Greece

Nikolia Apostolou | 21 Jul 2017

A Norwegian project to hold a refugee’s academic history in a single document and to simplify admission to higher education in host countries is catching on.




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