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.
The Arab Barometer, one of the largest public-opinion surveys of the Arab region, has found that the region’s residents have a low opinion of the quality of public education.
The decisions of some Gulf countries to cancel their recognition of some Jordanian universities’ degrees have renewed debate about educational quality in the kingdom.
Students and lecturers at Gaza’s universities see many areas that could be improved, but amid larger political and economic worries, there’s little appetite for reform.