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Social Sciences Researchers Enjoy New Freedoms in Saudi Arabia

Amr EL-Tohamy | 27 Jul 2021

Saudi researchers in the social sciences encounter fewer restrictions on the topics they can study, and can now use more qualitative research methods.

Academic Freedom Faculty Finances Human Rights Policy

Sudanese Professors Push to Make New Faculty Unions Independent

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 Jul 2021

Public university professors are electing independent unions to replace the former government-appointed ones. But some are unhappy that the bodies depend on government funding.

Employment Faculty Policy Teaching

Lacking Job Security and Benefits, Many Arab Professors Lose Interest in Academia

Rasha Faek | 04 Jul 2021

Many professors are discouraged by their work conditions and the lack of independent bodies to defend their rights, a study by Al-Fanar Media found.

Faculty Policy Quality Control Students Teaching

Egypt’s Universities Adopt Academic Credit-Hour System

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 28 Jun 2021

Moving to the credit-hour system should help cut the state’s higher-education costs, officials say, but some academics fear a lowering of standards.

Employment Policy Refugees Vocational Education

Helping Refugees Rebuild Their Lives in Host Countries

Samar Kadi | 22 Jun 2021

Providing legal job opportunities for refugees helps them rebuild their lives and benefits host countries too, aid agencies say.

Internet Policy Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Tips on Cybersecurity for Students and Teachers

Amr EL-Tohamy | 03 Jun 2021

Three cybersecurity experts suggest steps students and educators can take to ensure privacy and data protection in their distance-learning experience.

Policy Schools Students Testing

Egyptian Government Suspends Bill to Reform University Admissions

Amr EL-Tohamy | 31 May 2021

Educators and students objected to the bill, which would have replaced reliance on a final high school exam with a three-year assessment.

Administration Democracy Faculty Policy Students Teaching Terrorism

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.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights Policy Research

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.

Employment Faculty Policy Teaching

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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