Efforts at “quality control” can actually damage, or ignore, what goes on in a classroom, and a learner’s mind, Maha Bali argues.
An international organization that uses the term “accreditation” provides little of it, leaving students in the lurch.
A ring of fraudulent universities is extracting money from students with high-pressure sales and phony scholarships.
Families across the Arab region debate where to send their sons and daughters—public university or private one? There is no easy answer.
Scholars and administrators interested in Arab higher education review the past year and look ahead in 2015.
In a global debate, experts question how to determine the quality of schools and universities.
Experts debate if worldwide quality standards for higher education could be created, or if rankings are already playing such a role.
Sultan Abu-Orabi, secretary general of a higher-education association, talks about the region’s challenges and opportunities.
Many Lebanese universities are adding programs where students can earn master’s and doctoral degrees. But little quality control for these degrees exists inside the country.