Gulf women continue to graduate from universities at higher rates than men, but they are more likely to wind up unemployed, according to a recent report.
A 2013 survey of students in four Gulf countries shows they are still struggling to prepare students for universities and the workforce despite having spent billions on revamping education.
Palestine suffers from high unemployment, but one of the bright spots in the job market is for graduates of vocational and technical training.
Morocco’s higher-education system is bogged down in inefficiency that produces graduates who can’t find employment, analysts say.
As students prepare for the academic year, Morocco’s king lashed out at the job the country’s schools and universities are doing.
Egypt’s young people have toppled two inept governments. With a proper education, they could help revive the country, says Farouk El-Baz.
The leader of the Word Bank’s higher-education efforts talks about the institution’s efforts in the MENA region and responds to longstanding suspicions.
Arab Open University blends online learning and classroom time to reach students who might not attend university otherwise.
Across the Arab region, a few programs focus on helping women get the skills and attitudes they need to find and hold a job.
The high unemployment rate of educated Arab youth is well known, but in many countries female graduates have a particularly hard time finding a job.