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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.

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Academic Self-Censorship Is a ‘Brain Drag’ on Arab Universities and Societies

Robert Quinn | 18 Apr 2021

Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.

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Libyan University Professors Are Promised a Pay Raise

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Apr 2021

After five years of activism, Libyan university professors won a government pledge to increase their wages. But they may not see the money soon.

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Moroccan Academics Protest Plan to Give Ministry More Control

Amr EL-Tohamy | 07 Apr 2021

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.

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New ‘American’ University in Baghdad Aims to Train Future Leaders

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 05 Apr 2021

The new American University of Iraq–Baghdad brings a liberal-arts approach to higher education to the Iraqi capital.

Coronavirus Faculty Policy Research Science

Why the World Urgently Needs Interdisciplinary Research and Policy Making

Rana Dajani | 18 Feb 2021

Covid-19 is the perfect example of a complex, global problem that requires scientists and policy makers to build bridges through collaborative interdisciplinary research.

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Changes in Algerian Admission Requirements for Advanced Degrees Draw Sharp Criticism

Riad Mazzouzi | 01 Feb 2021

New rules making it easier to be enrolled in graduate studies at Algerian universities have drawn opposition for potentially harming the quality of graduates.

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Saudi Universities Take Steps Toward Financial Independence

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 07 Jan 2021

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.

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How ‘Supportive Disruption’ Could Transform Arab Higher Education

John Waterbury | 06 Jan 2021

In his new book, John Waterbury proposes a series of reforms that could transform educational systems in the Middle East and North Africa.

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Supportive Innovation: A Model for Change in Arab Higher Education

John Waterbury | 17 Dec 2020

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.




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