New research reveals that, despite the Vision 2030 plan, the majority still expect a public-sector job for life. But a shift in approach to education could change that.
Students of medicine, pharmacy and dentistry are boycotting classes and exams, even as the government threatens to crack down.
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A civil-society project trains student volunteers to help build environmental awareness and participate in conservation efforts.
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.
International donors are still looking for ways to better support Syrian refugee education and employment amid a lack of opportunities for returning safely to their country.
Protests in support of a movement demanding government change have halted classes and exams at many universities.
A journalist who is a veteran in covering technology and education offers some research-based advice for those in the early stages of experimenting with online courses.
Students attending Syrian universities in those areas controlled by opposition forces are having to confront the reality that they may not finish their degrees.