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Egypt’s Private Universities Start Offering Graduate Degrees as Job Prospects Worsen

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 18 Sep 2020

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.

Admissions Curriculum Students

‘Elmi’ vs. ‘Adabi’: The Power of Labels in Jordan’s Tawjihi System

Sarah Abdel-Hadi | 18 May 2020

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?

Admissions Data & Surveys Policy Quality Control

Arab Public-Opinion Survey Finds Widespread Dissatisfaction With Education

Burton Bollag | 29 Jan 2020

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.

Admissions Employment Students

Programs Help High School Students Find the Right Academic Path

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 03 Oct 2019

Initiatives in Jordan and Lebanon help high school students find a focus for their university studies that is a good fit for them.

Accreditation Admissions Quality Control

Kuwait and Qatar Slash the Number of Jordanian Universities They Will Recognize

Hamad Othman | 23 Jul 2019

The decisions of some Gulf countries to cancel their recognition of some Jordanian universities’ degrees have renewed debate about educational quality in the kingdom.

Accreditation Admissions Conflict Politics Refugees

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.

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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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