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.
Minister Tayeb Bouzid says “French doesn’t get you anywhere,” and announces committee to develop Anglophone teaching in Algerian universities.
Workers report unsafe conditions, low pay, and few protections, despite hopes for a better future through these programs.
Students of medicine, pharmacy and dentistry are boycotting classes and exams, even as the government threatens to crack down.
The emerging field encourages engineers to think about how technology and plans for rebuilding cities could contribute to—or hinder—peace and social cohesion.
Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.
A journalist who is a veteran in covering technology and education offers some research-based advice for those in the early stages of experimenting with online courses.
With free tuition and innovative instruction, YouCode says it helps young people gain the technical and personal skills they’ll need to succeed in the digital economy.
In Egypt, a program known as “Philosophy in Plain Arabic seeks to dispel negative perceptions and explore the discipline’s connection to everyday realities.