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.
A newsletter of the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo asked faculty members to share tips on effective teaching online. Here are some of their observations.
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.
Government support and the absence of pressures felt back home make it easier for many Syrian refugees in Germany to pursue a new field of study or career.
The annual report documenting attacks on higher education and the freedom of academics details the toll the civil war in Yemen has taken on universities.
Private universities charge Yemeni students in dollars and then set their own exchange rates for rials, making education unaffordable for many.
The film industry is growing as the kingdom modernizes, and university film programs are poised to attract more students who want to study at home.
A local university ranking system seeks to encourage Libya’s academic institutions to track their quality by a common set of standards
Two artist-academics have written a textbook on Arab graphic design that is a landmark in capturing the regional history of the discipline.
The concept of open-access publishing has been gaining ground in the Arab world, but progress is still slow.