More pupils are taking lessons in Tamazight, the language of the Berbers, but in fewer school districts, leaving the language at risk.
Learning the Arabic language can play a crucial role in achieving peace.
Should science be taught in native languages or in the global language of scientific research, asks Saleh Al-Shair.
A recent survey finds state-owned but independent Qatari schools, somewhat similar to “charter schools” elsewhere, to be cheaper and better than their peers.
Arabic should be the main teaching language in the region but needs to be modernized, says Inam Bioud.
Arabic programs are becoming more popular at American universities—surpassing some traditionally favored languages.
An Arab translation platform standardizes reference terms in technical and scientific sectors.
Arab academics say “massively open online courses” will need to be shaped to benefit the region’s students.
Despite 12 years of education reform, Qatar’s young people are performing poorly on standardized tests and spending years in remedial programs.
Largely alone among Arab universities, Saudi institutions have in some disciplines crept up in the global rankings. That wasn’t accidental.