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Teaching

Employment Students Teaching

Gulf Faces Personnel Shortages in Education and Healthcare

| 06 Mar 2014

The demand for professors, nurses and similar occupations is rapidly outstripping the supply in the region.

Internationalization Profiles Quality Control Research Teaching

A Conversation with the Head of the Association of Arab Universities

| 07 Feb 2014

Sultan Abu-Orabi, secretary general of a higher-education association, talks about the region’s challenges and opportunities.

Teaching

A Costly “Free” Education

Bassem Youssef | 05 Feb 2014

The tale of Ismail, a medical student who gradually discovers the many expenses that come with his state-funded education.

Salaries Teaching

Employment in the Gulf: Not Always What it Seems

Aida Alami, Jabeen Bhatti, Janelle Dumalaon | 13 Jan 2014

Arab and Western academics alike flock to the Gulf, but don’t always get as much money as they expect.

Curriculum Teaching

A Qatari Teaching Center Lifts up Low-Performing Schools

Christina Maria Paschyn | 11 Dec 2013

A Qatari teaching center helps instructors learn techniques that involve more active learning, heading off classroom-management problems.

Curriculum Profiles Teaching

The Academic Corruption of Journalism

Belal Fadl | 10 Dec 2013

Belal Fadl, the Egyptian writer, recalls an interview he once had with Mohamed Hassanein Heikal, one of the most prominent Egyptian journalists and academics, and how it changed his opinion of journalism.

Administration Arabic Curriculum Teaching

Zig-Zagging Education Policies Leave Qatari Students Behind

Christina Maria Paschyn | 25 Oct 2013

Despite 12 years of education reform, Qatar’s young people are performing poorly on standardized tests and spending years in remedial programs.

Critical Thinking Employment Students Teaching

Gulf Students Say Their Education Needs Improvement

Christina Maria Paschyn | 16 Oct 2013

A 2013 survey of students in four Gulf countries shows they are still struggling to prepare students for universities and the workforce despite having spent billions on revamping education.

Administration Admissions Students Teaching

Arab Universities Must Admit the Cost of Corruption

Elizabeth Buckner | 09 Oct 2013

A recent report by Transparency International, “Global Corruption Report: Education,” largely skips Arab universities. But corruption in the region’s institutions is affecting admissions, grading, and administration, writes a scholar of comparative education.

Students Teaching

Unveiling Prejudice: An Encounter in the Classroom

Maha Bali | 22 Sep 2013

A teacher reflects on how her expectations of having a woman wearing a face veil in her classroom compared to the reality.




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