Arab universities are increasingly investing in programmes that promote entrepreneurship and link students to the local, regional and international economies.
The Lebanese University suspended classes after security forces assaulted teachers during a protest against unpaid salaries.
Speakers at a webinar sponsored by Scientists for Palestine discuss the problems that hinder academics’ ability to conduct research in the occupied territories.
Mohamed Ould Amar, head of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation, says a failure to update curricula is creating “an army of the unemployed.”
A book published by King Abdulaziz University urges universities to learn from the effects of the pandemic and seize the opportunity to make bold reforms.
With the economy in crisis and teachers on strike, many of Lebanon’s schools remain closed. Some worry that a generation of children will miss out on education.
Several Lebanese universities have set up innovation centres to help talented youth develop businesses and combat the country’s financial crisis and brain drain.
Education and business leaders meet in Dubai and discuss ways to promote innovation through education to meet the region’s needs.
Mohamed Helmy El-Ghor, head of Egypt’s Council of Private Universities, talked to Al-Fanar Media about challenges the sector is facing.
The Emirates Mars Mission is providing new inspiration for Arab students in scientific fields. It builds on a legacy that goes back centuries.