Despite some skepticism about its purpose, the discipline is gaining presence at Arab universities.
Experts from universities and centers across the region met in Beirut to discuss how to craft professional-development programs that work.
Young Somalis who have had to leave a refugee camp in Kenya to return home under controversial circumstances are not able to continue their education.
As a philosopher, Mohamed Osman El-Khosht was devoted to Islam’s dialogue with science and other religions. Now he brings an emphasis on critical thinking to Egypt’s largest university.
Vocational education’s goal of giving young people practical skills that would make them desirable to employers isn’t working out in Egypt.
The plan would cut government printing costs, but families would need expensive electronic reading devices and possibly Internet access.
Change in curriculum and ways of delivering education are the key to helping Syrian students succeed and will ultimately help all students.
A Ph.D. candidate and mother of two young children says reaching her academic goal has been difficult but it can be done.
The writer compares her experience of three different academic systems in three different countries.