A small school seeks to create nurses who are leaders and thinkers and improve attitudes about those who do much of the patient care.
The demand for professors, nurses and similar occupations is rapidly outstripping the supply in the region.
A report and an accompanying interactive tool reveal the lack of basic education in much of the Arab world.
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.