The Young Thinkers Program, created by the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, is becoming a popular source for courses and advice on vital skills that aren’t taught in school.
The film industry is growing as the kingdom modernizes, and university film programs are poised to attract more students who want to study at home.
The pandemic is just one additional obstacle that is preventing girls from getting an education in a country with a chaotic and conflict-ridden recent history.
The Ebola epidemic’s effects on education for girls in two African countries may help aid workers predict the effects of the current coronavirus pandemic in Arab countries today.
A local university ranking system seeks to encourage Libya’s academic institutions to track their quality by a common set of standards
A Moroccan plan to move to a four-year undergraduate degree, require mastery of English, and introduce other changes has some supporters but many opponents
Fresh Syrian medical school graduates learning their profession in hospitals and starting public health initiatives are at high risk of coronavirus infections.
Many Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian private universities raised their tuition fees, causing anger among students and driving some of them to drop out.
Vocational schools teach practical skills and enroll many disadvantaged students—a combination that’s difficult to adapt to online learning.
Covid-19 has largely heightened the inequality that disabled students already face, although for a small proportion of students, it has moved education to their homes and let them study more at their own pace.