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Curriculum Faculty Refugees Students

2016 Prediction: Individuals Not Governments Spur Educational Change

Rasha Faek | 13 Jan 2016

With the chances low for real change in educational policies in the region, the author believes informal initiatives may make an important difference.

Faculty Salaries

Egyptian Finance Ministry Gives Professors a Pay Cut

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 09 Nov 2015

The Egyptian Ministry of Finance is imposing higher taxes on public-university professors’ salaries, pushing already frustrated faculty members to speak out.

Faculty Minorities

In an Arab University, an Advocate of Diversity

Benjamin Plackett, Nour Al-Ali | 03 Nov 2015

A finalist for an Airbus Group diversity award says the key to success for engineering teams is a variety of backgrounds, opinions and views.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights

An Academic’s Hunger Strike for Freedom of Speech

Ursula Lindsey | 19 Oct 2015

A Moroccan intellectual has stopped eating, saying the government has blocked him from leaving the country.

Faculty Profiles Quality Control Research

A Conversation with the LAU President: Education and Lebanon’s Future

Ida Sophie Winter | 09 Oct 2015

Joseph Jabbra, the president of Lebanese American University, talks about steering his institution through difficult political and economic times.

Faculty Students

Students at the University of Bahrain Say Faculty Quality is Going Down

Islam Alzeny | 27 Sep 2015

Students at the biggest university in the kingdom say they are getting more professors with little experience and difficult-to-understand accents.

Curriculum Faculty Students

When a “Solution” Becomes a Problem

Ehab Hamdi | 21 Sep 2015

An attempt at preventing overcrowding in economics and mass communications faculties at Cairo University introduces other negatives.

Faculty Students

A Hidden Barrier to Arab Students’ Education

Ibtissem Jamel, Rim Hayat Chaif, Tarek Abd El-Galil, Tasneem Mohamed | 15 Sep 2015

The difficulties many Arab students face getting to their universities makes it hard for many to complete their education.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights

Academic Freedom is Not Just a Generic Human Right

Mohamed Abdel Salam | 18 Aug 2015

Academic freedom is different from university independence, and more than just a basic human right. The distinctions are important, argues the author.


The Doha Heat Drives Most Academics to Cooler Climes

Shereena Qazi | 13 Aug 2015

In summer, most academics flee Qatar for travel or family time. But a few stay behind.

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