With the chances low for real change in educational policies in the region, the author believes informal initiatives may make an important difference.
Only after exploring the long history of religious involvement in education can policymakers understand how to root extremism out, the author argues.
A new group devoted to improving the core-curricula in Arab universities held its first meeting.
Leaders of the effort to improve courses that are designed to create more broadly educated students are meeting in Doha this week to form a new regional collaboration.
An attempt at preventing overcrowding in economics and mass communications faculties at Cairo University introduces other negatives.
A Syrian organization supports Syrian students’ education in Lebanon but in a controversial way—using the Syrian curriculum.
Haifa Jamal Al-Lail spoke with Al-Fanar Media about the challenges Saudi universities face and the obstacles and opportunities for women in higher education.
Even though Norwegian universities are free, children of uneducated parents still don’t go.
It’s time for Arab journalism programs to get a major overhaul, so they can help the region’s development, says the dean of the Journalism Media Institute.
A Palestinian student talks about her experience with liberal education.