SPARK, a development NGO, and UN Women are offering gender-specific training to help women entrepreneurs in countries set back by Covid-19.
Iraqi and American professors built an ethics curriculum for engineering schools after Iraq asked its universities to seek international accreditation.
Organizers of an initiative that brought aspiring young entrepreneurs together with business leaders in the UAE say they intend to refine the project to help lower the very high levels of youth unemployment in the Arab region.
After five years of activism, Libyan university professors won a government pledge to increase their wages. But they may not see the money soon.
While travel restrictions close some doors, online courses open others. For a student about to complete her B.A., a routine question prompts some serious thinking.
International agencies that provide scholarships hope alumni networks will help make Syrian graduates more employable.
Iraq needs experts to work on its thousands of heritage sites, but with job prospects dim, fewer Iraqi youth are eager to study archaeology.
The university, in the Emirates, wanted students to have some semblance of a normal cap-and-gown experience after a challenging school year.
The wealthy Gulf countries have the education and research facilities to attract Arab talent, but need to take steps to improve the experience of the expat scientists and educators who come.
The wealthy Gulf countries could act as a reservoir for Arab talent in the region, benefiting their own economies and those of the countries that produce the talent they need.