The chief technology officer at IBM Middle East and Africa talks about what the company looks for in graduates.
The leader of an organization that seeks to help Syrian students is trying to get the numerous groups working on the issue to coordinate efforts.
The man responsible for Egypt’s primary and secondary schools talks about the education ministry’s efforts to improve educational quality.
The president of Koç University in Turkey believes in hiring the best faculty members and then getting out of their way.
An ambassador for an Ivy League institution in Jordan talks about how Western universities seek to engage with the Arab world.
Two academics who collaborate on translations of Arabic literature into English talk about the joys and difficulties of their work.
Moawaad Mohammed Al Kholi talks about some of the higher-education issues in the news, and other important ones that are not.
The managing director of the company that hosts what may be the world’s largest number of branch campuses talks about the history and future of the educational model.
Mahmoud El-Gamal talks about how he hopes to strengthen the core of liberal arts education at the American University in Cairo.
One of Egypt’s leading scientists talks about his hopes for farming in the Sahara and the possible resurgence of scientific Pan-Arabism.