The first Arab ranking of Arab universities is expected later this year. It will measure excellence in ways that other rankings miss, such as research published in Arabic.
Kuwait University’s place in the QS World University Rankings has been slipping in recent years. Academics differ on whether this means education quality is deteriorating.
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Al-Fanar Media and QS University Rankings Announce a Media Partnership Serving Arab Universities and Students
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APPRAIS, a three-year European-Kurdish capacity-building programme, is designed to help Iraqi Kurdish universities modernise and improve their governance, and aims to promote academic exchanges.
New indexes seek to compensate for the lack of visibility of Arab academic research under a classification system dominated by Western institutions.
The Algerian-born scholar Mohamed Zairi designed quality management systems for governments, schools and other organisations around the world.
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.”
The kingdom signed agreements with two producers of international rankings, Times Higher Education and QS, as part of an effort to raise university standards.