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Morocco Tries Out 4-Year Bachelor’s Degrees, but Criticism Grows

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Jan 2022

Morocco’s proposed switch to four-year bachelor’s degrees is being tested at 10 universities. But some critics want to cut the experiment short.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Human Rights Politics Students Terrorism

‘Free to Think 2021’ Documents a Year of Attacks on Education

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 10 Dec 2021

The latest “Free to Think” report from Scholars at Risk documents 332 attacks on scholars, students, and academic institutions around the world.

Conflict Politics Research Students

U.A.E. and Israel Strengthen Cooperation in Education and Research

Al-Fanar Correspondent | 25 Nov 2021

Building on the peace agreement signed 14 months ago, the two countries recently concluded a new agreement on educational exchanges.

Faculty Gender Human Rights Politics Students

Egypt Studies Code of Ethics to Combat Harassment of Women in Universities

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 23 Nov 2021

Following tougher laws to stamp out gender-based violence, the Ministry of Higher Education mulls a code to make women feel more secure on campuses.

Accreditation Faculty Politics Quality Control Students Teaching

Libya Moves to Regulate Private Universities and Confront Fake Degrees

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 29 Oct 2021

Amid a surge in the number of private universities, Libya is taking steps to ensure education quality and to crack down on “shops that sell degrees.”

Coronavirus Curriculum Faculty Politics Students Teaching

Gulf Higher Education Conference Examines Post-Covid Trends and Strategies

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 25 Oct 2021

International and Arab academics and leaders discussed the role of technology and the future of higher education in a rapidly changing post-pandemic world

Conflict Politics Protests Schools

Deadly Clashes in Lebanon Put New Strain on Education System

Sami Erchoff | 16 Oct 2021

Street fighting in Beirut terrified schoolchildren and city residents, and put further strain on a school system already near collapse.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Human Rights Politics Students

Palestinian Universities Are Urged to Help Prisoners to Complete Higher Education

Amr EL-Tohamy | 29 Sep 2021

Academics support the initiative launched from an Israeli prison by the Palestinian parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar.

Faculty Finances Health & Medicine Politics

Crisis Puts Lebanon’s University Hospitals at Risk of Forced Shutdowns

Amr EL-Tohamy | 18 Aug 2021

Lebanon’s university hospitals have been hard hit by the country’s economic crisis, leading to a decline in health services and possible shutdowns.

Admissions Finances Politics Research

Salim Chahine: A Finance Professor Is Honored for Work Bridging Academia and the Corporate World

Samar Kadi | 12 Jul 2021

Salim Chahine, a professor at the American University of Beirut and a senior official at Lebanon’s central bank, is among the recipients of the 2020 Kuwait Prize.




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