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Arab Countries Rank Poorly in Latest PISA Tests

Burton Bollag | 12 Dec 2019

Six Arab nations participated in the 2018 running of the Programme for International Student Assessment, better known as PISA. Five of them scored in the bottom third of all countries taking part.

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New Technology Universities to Boost Egypt’s Vocational Education

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 01 Dec 2019

Three new institutions opened this year and more are planned later in an effort to improve vocational training in advanced technologies.

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Inside Iraq’s Protests: Students Are Defiant in Their Demands

Olivia Cuthbert | 27 Nov 2019

Students are frustrated with economic and political conditions in their country. Now they see a chance for change and are determined to make their voices heard.

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A New Academic Freedom Report Describes Worldwide Attacks on Higher Education

Edward Fox, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Nov 2019

The report highlights Sudan and says the space to think freely is shrinking in many countries.

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As Lebanon’s Protests Continue, Students Balk at Returning to Classrooms

Jana Dhaybi | 18 Nov 2019

Across the country, thousands of school and university students are joining street demonstrations and refusing to resume their studies until they feel political progress has been made.

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‘These are Not Demands, These Are Rights’: Voices of Youthful Protesters in Iraq

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Rasha Faek | 05 Nov 2019

Students and young professionals throng city streets and vow to continue their demonstrations until demands for change are met with action. Here is what some of them have to say.

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Documentary Traces One Syrian Student’s Success Story in Rome

Eric J. Lyman | 01 Nov 2019

The film When You Can’t Go Back follows a young migrant as he completes a master’s degree and learns the ways of a new country, still longing to see his family again.

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Egypt’s Universities Adopt E-Books in Move Toward Digital Learning

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 31 Oct 2019

The country hopes to install more sophisticated teaching and learning systems in its public universities. Advocates see many advantages, but the plan has its critics.

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Lebanon’s Universities Have Emptied Out Into the Streets

Jana Dhaybi | 29 Oct 2019

Administrators, professors and students at Lebanon’s universities are largely supporting the country’s widespread protests.

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In Iraq, Hunger for Jobs Collides With a Government That Can’t Provide Them

David Wheeler | 09 Oct 2019

Protests in Iraq expressing widespread discontent with high unemployment, low living standards and corruption have met with live ammunition.




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