DR DANIEL MOSES, CGNEWS: Ecomomic boycotts are one thing but banning people from both sides speaking to each other for educational purposes is wrong.
CROSSROADS ARABIA: A quiet revolution in how young Saudis approach their studies and future careers is underway in the Kingdom
EMAN AL NAFJAN:
ABU MOHAMMED: It’s an open secret that the education of the majority of nationals in GCC countries is a disaster. What’s to be done about the situation/
In these days of political unrest and constant change in the Arab world, there are many instances of violence and a pervading lack of trust among people. More than ever, people wonder what mechanisms need to be in place to heal and repair relationships between people and public institutions. The two of us, Dr Ilham […]
NASEEM TARAWNAH: The current upswing in violence on university campuses throughout Jordan has prompted the authorities to produce a plan.
ABU MOHAMMED: It’s a system of teaching that creates more problems than it solves. It’s time to call time on ‘academic pacing’.
SUSAN AL SHAHRI: The advances in Omani education over the past forty years are nothing short of miraculous.
NATALA DE-LONG BAS, CGNEWS: Two years into the Arab Spring and what advances have really been made by women in their battle for equality?
ESTELLA CARPI, TABSIR: Classes are being organised for refugee children and it’s clear that the Assads no longer feature in a Syrian present or future.
FRANCIS MATTHEW: The Gulf states need a population which is educated to take its proper place in the global economy, and to take part in multinational endeavours to help run the world.
STEVE ROYSTON: The ‘Education Industry’ as I call it is failing to deliver and everywhere you look there is clear evidence of same. I have some ideas
STEVE ROYSTON: Among the many issues facing education ministers in the Middle East, ‘acoustics in classrooms’ is well down the list. But it shouldn’t be.
STEVE ROYSTON: We’re all taught to aspire to the highest levels in whatever discipline we work but only a tiny percentage reach the stratosphere