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Curriculum Profiles Teaching

The Academic Corruption of Journalism

Belal Fadl | 10 Dec 2013

Belal Fadl, the Egyptian writer, recalls an interview he once had with Mohamed Hassanein Heikal, one of the most prominent Egyptian journalists and academics, and how it changed his opinion of journalism.

Curriculum Research

Education-Research Conference Stirs Up a Hornet’s Nest

Nay El Rahi | 05 Nov 2013

Participants in an educational-research meeting scrutinized their field and found it wanting: Preoccupied with statistics and avoiding politically-sensitive issues.

Administration Curriculum Quality Control

Advanced Degree Programs Proliferating in Lebanon

Nohad Topalian | 01 Nov 2013

Many Lebanese universities are adding programs where students can earn master’s and doctoral degrees. But little quality control for these degrees exists inside the country.

Curriculum

Experts Reconsider Education at a Doha Conference

Christina Maria Paschyn | 29 Oct 2013

Speakers at the fifth annual World Innovation Summit for Education discussed the classroom experience as part of a lifelong path.

Administration Arabic Curriculum Teaching

Zig-Zagging Education Policies Leave Qatari Students Behind

Christina Maria Paschyn | 25 Oct 2013

Despite 12 years of education reform, Qatar’s young people are performing poorly on standardized tests and spending years in remedial programs.

Curriculum Students

Multimedia: Portrait of a Boy’s School That Works

Aisha Jassim, Nour Jassim Al Thani | 23 Oct 2013

Many of the independent schools in Qatar are criticized for their failure to prepare students for higher education. But amidst the controversy, one independent school appears to be succeeding.

Administration Curriculum Quality Control Rankings Students

Are University Rankings Relevant to the Arab World?

Charles McPhedran | 15 Oct 2013

Poor Arab university performance in the rankings stirs debate over the reliability of the data, the rankings’ focus on science, and the need for more Arab research collaboration.

Administration Arabic Curriculum Rankings

How Saudi Universities Rose in the Global Rankings

Charles McPhedran | 15 Oct 2013

Largely alone among Arab universities, Saudi institutions have in some disciplines crept up in the global rankings. That wasn’t accidental.

Administration Curriculum Students Teaching

Business Schools in Emerging Markets Can be World Leaders

Wilfried R. Vanhonacker | 20 Sep 2013

Building on experience in China and Russia, a business school professor talks about how working in the developing world can be an advantage that can take institutions to the top.

Critical Thinking Curriculum Politics Profiles

Conversation With an Advocate of “Education for Citizenship”

Joyce Rafla | 10 Sep 2013

Al Fanar interviewed Muhammad Faour, a scholar who has surveyed how 11 Arab countries teach citizenship. He found that what is taught in the classroom is often divorced from political realities.




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