The novel coronavirus increased the burdens on students and universities in Somalia, where a wave of crises had already made it difficult for some to continue their studies.
The Covid-19 crisis forced a well-intended but rushed approach to online education. The emergency use of this modality exposes challenges and learning for adopting it more holistically going forward.
An advocate for online education is concerned that the sudden shift to remote instruction will affect its quality.
A new report that was the combined effort of Cambridge University’s education faculty and exiled Syrian academics recommends outsiders engage more with Syrian academics and universities.
In a pair of recently edited volumes, experts gauge the current status of higher education and call for improvements.
This article is an updated companion to our searchable database of internationally accredited higher-education institutions and programs in the Arab world and Turkey. The database has also been refreshed after in-depth research and accredited programs that train teachers and those that teach English have been added.
Many of the country’s current problems stem from decisions made by the former despot Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali that undermined educational quality at all levels.