The organisation’s director called for greater integration of societies across borders and cultural barriers to meet common challenges.
Some academics say the new visa pathway is “deeply inequitable” because it relies on international rankings that disfavour universities in poor countries.
A debate during the Middle East Thought Leadership Forum, in London, heard opinions on both sides of the issue. Those in favour were in the majority.
The second Middle East Education Thought Leadership Forum will bring together Arab and international education leaders and experts in London this month.
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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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.