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Conflict Profiles

A Conversation With Morocco’s “Pushiest” University President

Benjamin Plackett | 12 Jul 2014

Morocco has a need for applied-science research, said Ibn Zohr University’s president.

Curriculum Internationalization Profiles

Lessons from Finland: A Conversation with Pasi Sahlberg

Nelly El Zayat | 06 May 2014

A Finnish education expert with experience in the Arab world suggests a less elitist and test-centric approach to education.

Conflict Faculty Politics Profiles

A Conversation with the Iraqi Minister of Higher Education

Mohammed Al-Rubaie | 02 May 2014

Iraq’s security problems are not preventing it from establishing new universities and ending “mandatory ignorance,” said the Iraqi higher-education minister.

Arabic Literature & Translation Profiles Teaching

A Conversation With the Head of the Higher Arab Institute of Translation

Rasha Faek | 19 Apr 2014

Arabic should be the main teaching language in the region but needs to be modernized, says Inam Bioud.

Employment Profiles

A Conversation With Tunisia’s New Higher-Education Minister

Burton Bollag | 09 Apr 2014

In a frank, wide-ranging interview, Tawfik Jelassi talks about the country’s efforts to improve its universities.

Internationalization Profiles Quality Control Research Teaching

A Conversation with the Head of the Association of Arab Universities

| 07 Feb 2014

Sultan Abu-Orabi, secretary general of a higher-education association, talks about the region’s challenges and opportunities.

Curriculum Profiles Teaching

The Academic Corruption of Journalism

Belal Fadl | 10 Dec 2013

Belal Fadl, the Egyptian writer, recalls an interview he once had with Mohamed Hassanein Heikal, one of the most prominent Egyptian journalists and academics, and how it changed his opinion of journalism.

Administration Liberal Arts Profiles Quality Control Research

Conversation with Karma El Hassan: Driving Quality Control With Data

Rasha Faek | 02 Oct 2013

One of the foremost figures in the Arab world to use performance measurement to improve higher education talks about institutional research.

Critical Thinking Liberal Arts Profiles

Egypt & The Liberal Arts: A Conversation With Khaled Fahmy

Daria Solovieva | 24 Sep 2013

Khaled Fahmy, a historian who has paid close attention to recent Egyptian politics, turns his focus in an interview to the obstacles to critical thinking in Egyptian higher education.

Critical Thinking Curriculum Politics Profiles

Conversation With an Advocate of “Education for Citizenship”

Joyce Rafla | 10 Sep 2013

Al Fanar interviewed Muhammad Faour, a scholar who has surveyed how 11 Arab countries teach citizenship. He found that what is taught in the classroom is often divorced from political realities.




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