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Yusra Mouzughi: A British-Libyan Academic Pursues a Vision for Education in the Gulf

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 May 2021

Yusra Mouzughi guided Muscat University from an idea to an institution. Now she’s taking on a new challenge as president of Bahrain’s Royal University for Women.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy Faculty Teaching

Self-Censorship in the University: A Breach of Academic Freedom

Hmaid Ben Aziza | 03 May 2021

In a collective act of self-censorship, many academics today willingly cede the university’s unconditional freedom to investigate all ideas.

Administration Democracy Faculty Policy Students Teaching Terrorism

Iraq’s Former Higher Education Minister Strives to Improve Universities

Amr EL-Tohamy | 03 May 2021

Abdul Razzaq Al-Issa led Iraq’s higher education ministry during a period when the Islamic State controlled much of the country.

Coronavirus Faculty Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Refining Our Understanding of Conventional Exams

Josélia Neves | 29 Apr 2021

Online education presents challenges for teachers but also offers them an opportunity to devise new ways of assessing students.

Faculty Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

How to Build Community in Your Courses, Online or In-Person

Maha Bali | 28 Apr 2021

An education expert suggests good practices teachers can use to build community with students and create a caring climate in their courses.

Curriculum Faculty Health & Medicine Protests Students Teaching

Mauritania’s Medical Students Are Unhappy With Delayed Reforms

Amr EL-Tohamy | 27 Apr 2021

They say outdated curricula and a lack of infrastructure hamper the development of the country’s only medical school

Admissions Faculty Finances Students Teaching

Syria’s Private Universities Struggle With Costs but Still Grow

Riham Alkousaa | 26 Apr 2021

Rising inflation, a currency in free fall, and a ban on raising fees for continuing students have put Syria’s private universities in a financial bind.

Academic Freedom Arab Researcher Survey Data & Surveys Democracy Faculty Human Rights

Why Professors in Algeria Have Given Up on Free Academic Inquiry

Fatimah Bakhouch | 22 Apr 2021

Professors in Algeria have learned that it’s best to endorse the conventional wisdom and not ask new questions, a scholar says.

Academic Freedom Arab Researcher Survey Data & Surveys Democracy Faculty Human Rights Opinion Research Social Sciences

In a Climate of Self-Censorship, Social Research Suffers

Fidaa Bou Haidar | 21 Apr 2021

A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”

Faculty Refugees Students Teaching

Syrian Universities Struggle to Survive After a Decade of War

Samar Kadi | 20 Apr 2021

The collapse of the higher education system could prove an obstacle to peace-building after the conflict ends




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