Two Syrians are trying to use a bookstore to present a different image of their countrymen and spread Arab culture.
Arabic instruction is filled with unnecessary remnants of past theories and needs a fresher and more practical approach, the author says.
Algeria has made Arabic the teaching language in its primary and secondary schools, but universities usually teach in French. Students stumble.
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.