Despite 12 years of education reform, Qatar’s young people are performing poorly on standardized tests and spending years in remedial programs.
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.
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.
A teacher reflects on how her expectations of having a woman wearing a face veil in her classroom compared to the reality.
Building on experience in China and Russia, a business school professor talks about how working in the developing world can be an advantage that can take institutions to the top.
Palestine suffers from high unemployment, but one of the bright spots in the job market is for graduates of vocational and technical training.
Morocco’s higher-education system is bogged down in inefficiency that produces graduates who can’t find employment, analysts say.
As students prepare for the academic year, Morocco’s king lashed out at the job the country’s schools and universities are doing.
Massive open online courses could wind up only serving those who are already privileged, says one academic who studies pedagogy.