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‘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 Human Rights Refugees Scholarships

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 Disability 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 Disability Human Rights Inequality Students

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 Gender Students Study Abroad Teaching

You Can Combine Motherhood and Study

Ahlam Mustafa | 21 Apr 2017

A Ph.D. candidate and mother of two young children says reaching her academic goal has been difficult but it can be done.

Admissions Quality Control

How Can Educational Success Be Measured?

D.D. Guttenplan, David Wheeler | 04 Jul 2014

In a global debate, experts question how to determine the quality of schools and universities.

Admissions

In Egypt, the Failure of Privatizing Education

Amal Abou-Setta | 02 Jun 2014

In the wake of the Egyptian elections, the author argues that the government is headed in the wrong direction in education.

Admissions

Why I Left the “Dream Profession”

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 14 May 2014

A story of how Arab universities steered a man away from his true passions, until he seized control.

Admissions Gender Human Rights Politics

Is Education a Right?

D.D. Guttenplan | 22 Apr 2014

While policymakers like to make grand statements about everyone having educational access, it rarely happens even in rich countries.

Administration Admissions Students Teaching

Arab Universities Must Admit the Cost of Corruption

Elizabeth Buckner | 09 Oct 2013

A recent report by Transparency International, “Global Corruption Report: Education,” largely skips Arab universities. But corruption in the region’s institutions is affecting admissions, grading, and administration, writes a scholar of comparative education.




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