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.
Students attending Syrian universities in those areas controlled by opposition forces are having to confront the reality that they may not finish their degrees.
Syrian students who seek advanced degrees have difficulty applying to overseas programs. Inside the country, they question the quality of their education.
New legislation in Egypt that is intended to protect human subjects of medical research has drawn criticism from doctors and others.
Professors have fled, students are dropping out or struggling to balance study and jobs, and businesses complain that graduates lack skills.
Training programs aim to turn the tide on quality of instruction, learning standards and attendance
Why does a public university prefer to hire teaching staff from western universities?
In Tunisia, the biggest group representing engineers has caused controversy by criticizing the country’s higher education ministry over its perceived failure to maintain academic standards.
Students need to understand what lies behind accreditation before they rely on it to make decisions, a consultant says.