Manal Ataya, director general of the Sharjah Museums Authority, finds it fulfilling to make museums more accessible and enrich children’s development.
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.
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.
Lecturers at Morocco’s public universities oppose a draft law that would give the Higher Education Ministry more control over their wages and work conditions.
Three public universities are the first to start operating under a new plan that gives them more freedom but reduces state funding. Questions remain about how it will affect students and professors.
After long scholarly and administrative experience in the Arab region and an intense study of Arab higher education, a political scientist proposes a way forward.
Many Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian private universities raised their tuition fees, causing anger among students and driving some of them to drop out.
Scores of educational, arts and cultural organizations saw their facilities damaged or destroyed in the August 4 port explosion.
A survey of scholars done in the late spring and early summer that included researchers who study the MENA region showed the pandemic’s adverse effects and the occasional beneficial ones on research, the authors of the survey say.
As Lebanon’s economic plight worsens, some universities are cutting faculty and staff positions. Some professors are raising concerns about the future of education.