In a collective act of self-censorship, many academics today willingly cede the university’s unconditional freedom to investigate all ideas.
Abdul Razzaq Al-Issa led Iraq’s higher education ministry during a period when the Islamic State controlled much of the country.
Online education presents challenges for teachers but also offers them an opportunity to devise new ways of assessing students.
An education expert suggests good practices teachers can use to build community with students and create a caring climate in their courses.
They say outdated curricula and a lack of infrastructure hamper the development of the country’s only medical school
Rising inflation, a currency in free fall, and a ban on raising fees for continuing students have put Syria’s private universities in a financial bind.
The collapse of the higher education system could prove an obstacle to peace-building after the conflict ends
An Egyptian professor explains the complex motives behind her decision to limit her own freedom of expression.
Arab professors routinely practice self-censorship, which limits academic discourse, a survey by Al-Fanar Media and Scholars at Risk found.