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Arts & Culture Curriculum Students Teaching

Sharjah Performing Arts Academy Fills an Educational Gap in the Gulf

Melanie Swan | 04 Sep 2020

The academy, about to start its second year, bases its curriculum on local culture and expands the opportunities for Gulf students to study the performing arts without going abroad.

Curriculum Human Rights Religion Teaching

A Diversity Institute Teaches Iraqi Students About Religious Minorities

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 29 Jun 2020

The course, a rare undertaking in the Arab world, aims to promote peaceful co-existence and religious diversity by combatting stereotypes and misunderstandings.

Coronavirus Curriculum Students Technology & Online Learning

Arab Universities Struggle With Final Exams and Reopening Decisions

Burton Bollag | 21 May 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic forced Arab universities to hastily shift classes online–or in some cases shut down completely. Now they need to assess learning and decide how to safely re-open.

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?

Curriculum Education Reform Policy Politics

Why Tunisia’s Once Superior Education System Needs to Reform Again

Safwan M. Masri | 27 Apr 2020

A long tradition of progressive reform prepared the country for independence in 1957. But now its universities are seen as “factories of unemployment.”

Coronavirus Curriculum Faculty Teaching Technology & Online Learning

What I’ve Learned About Teaching Effectively Online

Amr Eleraqi | 08 Apr 2020

A lecturer at the American University in Cairo shares his experience of having to abruptly move his class online.

Arabic Curriculum Language Teaching

The Latest in Language Confusion: Morocco Switches Back from Arabic to French

Rachel Berets | 02 Mar 2020

Morocco, which switched instruction in schools from French to Arabic in the 1980’s, is now reversing course, to the dismay of some educators. The change is intended in part to improve the performance of university students.

Conflict Curriculum Politics Religion

Peace Studies Program Attracts Young Iraqis Eager for Social Change

Olivia Cuthbert | 10 Feb 2020

Students in the new program at the University of Duhok, the first of its kind in a region fraught with conflicts, hope to help build a more inclusive society.

Curriculum Students Technology & Online Learning

Egypt’s Universities Adopt E-Books in Move Toward Digital Learning

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 31 Oct 2019

The country hopes to install more sophisticated teaching and learning systems in its public universities. Advocates see many advantages, but the plan has its critics.

Curriculum English Language Teaching

Algeria’s Higher-Education Minister Encourages Switch From French to English

Edward Fox, Riad Mazzouzi | 03 Sep 2019

Minister Tayeb Bouzid says “French doesn’t get you anywhere,” and announces committee to develop Anglophone teaching in Algerian universities.




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