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Lebanese Education Sector Faces ‘Big and Grave’ Losses, Experts Say

Samar Kadi | 09 Nov 2021

Lebanon’s multiple crises have taken an invisible and immeasurable toll on education, researchers and professors say.

Arabic Curriculum Language Policy Students Teaching

Algeria Moves Closer to Dropping French in Higher Education

Riad Mazzouzi | 01 Nov 2021

French, the language of the former colonial power, is under threat as Algerian officials insist on the use of Arabic by civil servants and encourage English in higher education.

Human Rights Inequality Policy Students

Saint-Joseph University Students Lead a Fight Against Corruption in Lebanon

Sami Erchoff | 14 Sep 2021

The aim of the Dod el-Fasad campaign “is to create an anti-corruption movement with youth at its head,” a university official said.

Development Policy Research Science

Study Blames Mismanagement for Water Crisis in Southern Iraq

Amr EL-Tohamy | 08 Sep 2021

Government neglect of infrastructure has led to a water crisis in Basra and southern Iraq, says a new study by the London School of Economics’ Middle East Centre.

Employment Faculty Finances Policy Profiles

Libyan Higher Education Minister Has High Aims but Scant Funds

Amr EL-Tohamy | 25 Aug 2021

Omran Al-Qeeb is striving to rebuild and improve Libya’s universities and research institutions. Lack of financial resources is the biggest obstacle to his plans, he says.

Accreditation Policy Quality Control Students

Libya Closes 20 Private Universities and Colleges

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 11 Aug 2021

The Libyan Ministry of Higher Education cited poor academic performance at the institutions, but students say the decision is unfair.

Employment Faculty Finances Policy Students

Admissions Crisis in Kuwait Heightens Calls for a New Public University

Amr EL-Tohamy | 10 Aug 2021

Pinched by budget cuts, Kuwait University is admitting fewer students. The decision adds urgency to the debate over how to meet the state’s higher education needs.

Conflict Finances Policy Protests Students

Students Sue 2 Lebanese Universities Over Tuition Hike Amid Crisis

Samar Kadi | 09 Aug 2021

A new dollar peg for tuition at the American University of Beirut and the Lebanese American University made the cost of study too expensive for many students.

Faculty Policy Research Social Sciences Students Teaching

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.




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