The Libyan Ministry of Higher Education cited poor academic performance at the institutions, but students say the decision is unfair.
Moving to the credit-hour system should help cut the state’s higher-education costs, officials say, but some academics fear a lowering of standards.
Recognition of teachers as professionals is crucial to education reform, says Ahoud Alasfour, president of the Gulf Comparative Education Society.
New rules making it easier to be enrolled in graduate studies at Algerian universities have drawn opposition for potentially harming the quality of graduates.
Three public universities are the first to start operating under a new plan that gives them more freedom but reduces state funding. Questions remain about how it will affect students and professors.
A study suggests ways of blending online and classroom activities, and convincing governments of the value of accredited online learning.
A local university ranking system seeks to encourage Libya’s academic institutions to track their quality by a common set of standards
In a quality control move unusually severe for the Arab region, the U.A.E. education ministry revoked the licenses of six institutions and issued warnings to six others.
Students who want to seek higher degrees now have more opportunities to find a place. That doesn’t mean they’ll find a job after graduating.
A new report brings together data from many studies to offer recommendations for more-effective mentorship of young researchers.