In Morocco, philosophy teachers object to religious textbook that calls their discipline “contrary to Islam”.
Ideas from a faculty workshop at the American University in Cairo encourage fresh thinking about supporting student progress.
A program for the children of Syrian refugees tries to fill an educational gap in the Beqaa’ Valley.
Two new English-language teaching centers open in Iraq, to meet demand from Iraqi employers.
Qatar University professor says the study of history is vital to individual identity, but the subject has been neglected in recent decades.
Training students to navigate the online world appears to be getting more complicated. And today’s students need help, the writer believes.
The U.S. government has slashed support for the Center for Arabic Studies Abroad, a renowned Arabic program that provides language training in the Arab world for foreigners.
In Morocco, a meeting emphasized the need for more arts in school curriculum and for more facilities to train creative professionals.
Students’ poor mastery of Arabic is caused by the poor instructional methods used, not the language itself, says Hanada Taha, the director of “Arabi21” project.
Empowering youth requires encouraging enrollment in academic programs that include courses in philosophy, poetry and art history, the writers believe.