The demand for professors, nurses and similar occupations is rapidly outstripping the supply in the region.
Massive open online courses by and for Arabs are beginning to be a reality but raise many questions.
A report and an accompanying interactive tool reveal the lack of basic education in much of the Arab world.
The sons and daughters of sub-Saharan Africans who see Morocco as a gateway to Europe have great difficulty getting an education.
European countries are less well known as international-student recruiters, but some countries are potent competitors.
Privately owned higher-education institutions are more common now than public ones, but their role is controversial.
With more Egyptian professors and students behind bars, some of them have begun a hunger strike.
Student protests are not a political tool to be used when convenient, but a historical force that cannot be ignored, argues the prominent Egyptian writer.
Right to Education Week helps Western students understand the barriers that block many Palestinian students from getting the education they want.