Bilingual Educational System in Morocco Frustrates, Disadvantages Students

Morocco has recently undertaken a concerted program of education reform—taking loans from the World Bank for development, founding an education and training center for women, and creating a plan to …

Alex LeedomBilingual Educational System in Morocco Frustrates, Disadvantages Students

Yemen Talks Coordination on Higher Education with other Arab Nations

Yemeni Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Hisham Sharaf met in Riyadh on Friday, March 14 with his Moroccan counterpart, Soumia Bankhaldoun to discuss cooperation on higher education between …

Alex LeedomYemen Talks Coordination on Higher Education with other Arab Nations

Despite Reforms, Education in Myanmar Has a Long Way to Go

In December, the Women’s Forum of Myanmar hosted a panel on education to discuss the progress the country has made—and how far it still has to go. Myanmar’s government, only …

Alex LeedomDespite Reforms, Education in Myanmar Has a Long Way to Go

African Higher Education Reforms to Continue in 2014

In 2007 the African Union Commission (AUC) announced a strategy to harmonize the disparate higher education systems throughout the continent. Among the programs set to continue are the AUC’s Arusha …

Alex LeedomAfrican Higher Education Reforms to Continue in 2014

Yangon University Re-opens in Myanmar

Myanmar’s political reforms, which began in 2011 with the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, are continuing with the reopening of Yangon University, which is teaching its first …

Alex LeedomYangon University Re-opens in Myanmar

Rural University in Bolivia Reaches Out to Indigenous Youth

In Bolivia, one of the major challenges facing youth is access to higher education. As young people in rural, indigenous communities in particular often face difficulties in attending university, the …

Carla DrumhillerRural University in Bolivia Reaches Out to Indigenous Youth

Tajikistan’s Government Lacks Faith in College Education System

The government of Tajikistan has little faith in the quality of education students receive at Tajik universities. Tajikistan‘s quality of education has suffered since the early 1990s when the country …

Amanda LubitTajikistan’s Government Lacks Faith in College Education System

Funding Shortages Undermine Higher Education in Palestine

As non-profit institutions, public Palestinian colleges depend on external financing to survive. Until recently, donations had come from the European Union and other Arab countries. Due to recent financial crises …

Amanda LubitFunding Shortages Undermine Higher Education in Palestine