Scholars and administrators interested in Arab higher education review the past year and look ahead in 2015.
The quality of instruction in the fine arts is sliding downwards in Iraq, with many artists, art professors, and art buyers having fled the country.
Students and professors at the University of Mosul, in Iraq, are discovering the Islamic State’s higher-education philosophy.
Hundreds of private schools are opening up each year in Iraq, while public schools are deteriorating.
As countries seek to improve schools and universities, institutional goals need to come into focus.
A Finnish education expert with experience in the Arab world suggests a less elitist and test-centric approach to education.
A recent survey finds state-owned but independent Qatari schools, somewhat similar to “charter schools” elsewhere, to be cheaper and better than their peers.
Arab professors discussed integrating investigative journalism into their courses at a workshop in Jordan.
A small school seeks to create nurses who are leaders and thinkers and improve attitudes about those who do much of the patient care.
A Qatari teaching center helps instructors learn techniques that involve more active learning, heading off classroom-management problems.