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Arab Business Schools Seek a Better Return on Their Investment

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Jan 2020

Middle Eastern business-school leaders said at a regional summit that they needed to strengthen their impact in the region, through both education and research.

Data & Surveys Development Gender Schools

Arab Adult Education Is Not Accessible for Many

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Dec 2019

Arab countries have made progress in their adult learning and education efforts, a new report from UNESCO says, but program participation rates remain low.

Data & Surveys Schools Standardized Tests Students Testing

Arab Countries Rank Poorly in Latest PISA Tests

Burton Bollag | 12 Dec 2019

Six Arab nations participated in the 2018 running of the Programme for International Student Assessment, better known as PISA. Five of them scored in the bottom third of all countries taking part.

Academic Freedom Arab Researcher Survey Data & Surveys Finances Research

Most Arab-World Researchers Want to Leave, a New Survey Finds

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Dec 2019

A survey by Al-Fanar Media found that many researchers in Arab countries are unhappy with their working conditions and would rather be employed outside of the region.

Academic Freedom Arab Researcher Survey Data & Surveys Finances Research Technology & Online Learning

Not Just Money: Arab-Region Researchers Face a Complex Web of Barriers

Pakinam Amer | 03 Dec 2019

Researchers working in Arab countries detail the challenges they face, and ways of overcoming them.

Arab Researcher Survey Data & Surveys Finances Research

Brain Drain Can Be Reversed, One Lebanese Physician Says

Benjamin Plackett | 02 Dec 2019

Most researchers in Arab countries say they want to leave, but one academic administrator has developed a strategy for bringing those who have left back.

Data & Surveys Development Gender Health & Medicine

Will Arab Youth Reach Their Potential? The World Bank’s ‘Human Capital Index’ Offers Predictions

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Nov 2019

The institution’s new Human Capital Index indicates that many of the region’s youth face significant barriers in pursuing their full potential, but economists say it’s a more complicated than a single metric.

Data & Surveys Research Science

As Lebanon’s Forests Burn, Researchers Seek Solutions

Benjamin Plackett | 04 Nov 2019

Lebanon’s forest fires are started by humans and getting worse due to climate change. A solution requires more information and political effort, researchers say.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

Why Did People Die? Unreliable Data Affect Research in Many Arab Countries

Benjamin Plackett | 21 Oct 2019

Two new studies question the accuracy of death certificates in the Middle East, an issue that creates difficulties for researchers and policymakers who want to improve public-health efforts.

Data & Surveys Gender Health & Medicine Research

Female Genital Mutilation Is a Stubborn Problem, but Education Helps

Benjamin Plackett | 07 Oct 2019

New research shows that educating teenage girls about the risks of female genital mutilation changes their opinions to view it less favorably, but experts say that alone won’t work.




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