The kingdom signed agreements with two producers of international rankings, Times Higher Education and QS, as part of an effort to raise university standards.
World Teachers’ Day prompted experts to assess the ways teaching has changed over the past year, and what needs to be done to improve teachers’ pay and social status.
Studies show a high rate of suicidal behavior among students at Gaza’s universities, where mental health services remain scarce despite efforts to improve them.
Algeria’s medical schools started overhauling the curriculum in 2018, with changes affecting the first three years. The new changes cover the next three years.
Four Egyptian universities are taking an interdisciplinary approach to determining the real needs of farmers and finding solutions that work.
War and economic deprivation threaten the mental well-being of Gaza’s two million people but there is a huge shortage of psychiatric help
Outdated curricula and a lack of practical training in medical schools leave many graduates ill-equipped to deal with emergencies.
Two Arab universities make conflict medicine part of basic medical education, using a curriculum devised by the surgeon Ghassan Abu-Sittah.
Covid-19 forced medical schools to shift much of their training to virtual platforms. That posed challenges for students and faculty.
Egyptian universities are increasingly interested in business incubators and in teaching entrepreneurship, but funding is a problem.