Iraq’s second-largest university is shaking off the vestiges of war. Its publishing house will reopen soon, and other major projects are nearing completion.
World Teachers’ Day prompted experts to assess the ways teaching has changed over the past year, and what needs to be done to improve teachers’ pay and social status.
Studies show a high rate of suicidal behavior among students at Gaza’s universities, where mental health services remain scarce despite efforts to improve them.
Harsh realities make it difficult for arts students inside Syria to continue their studies. A scholarship program is helping some.
Launched last year with funds from the European Union, the Cinema Bus promotes “positive concepts” in Palestinian society.
Libya’s new assessment system gauges how well colleges can protect against Covid-19 before they are allowed to resume in-class teaching.
Tamazight is recognized in Morocco’s constitution, but only a few universities teach it. The education minister wants to change that.
Academics support the initiative launched from an Israeli prison by the Palestinian parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar.
Algeria’s medical schools started overhauling the curriculum in 2018, with changes affecting the first three years. The new changes cover the next three years.
Many professors are returning to face-to-face classes this fall, which means wearing masks and observing other safety precautions. Two educators share some ideas for making this work.