Students and professors at the University of Mosul, in Iraq, are discovering the Islamic State’s higher-education philosophy.
A government decision has barred many “Bedoon” children from the Gulf country’s classrooms.
As the Islamic State tightens its grip on Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, it is revealing its approach to teaching and the curriculum.
Lebanon has many university-age Syrian refugees, but few of them are actually in the country’s universities.
Almost 15 years ago educators set six goals for universal education. Progress has been slow.
While policymakers like to make grand statements about everyone having educational access, it rarely happens even in rich countries.
An American University in Cairo professor and renowned Egyptian scholar, Emad Shahin, is facing what he calls trumped-up criminal charges.
With more Egyptian professors and students behind bars, some of them have begun a hunger strike.
Court sentences of 17 years in prison for Al-Azhar university student protestors are being viewed by many human-rights lawyers as being exceptionally harsh.
At least 70 professors have been arrested in the Egyptian government’s anti-Muslim Brotherhood crackdown. Opinions are mixed as to the legitimacy of the arrests.