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Middle East Education

Putting the Why in Arab Education Reform

Nafez Al Dakkak | Posted 03.11.2013 | World
Nafez Al Dakkak

It's starkly clear that our education systems need to be reimagined -- so clear in fact that it has arguably become common knowledge. Nevertheless, the pace of change has been painfully slow or non-existent on a systems level.

International Roshd Film Festival

Bijaya Jena | Posted 01.13.2013 | Arts
Bijaya Jena

The International Roshd Film Festival, the oldest film festival in Iran, focuses on educational films for children. The optic nerve being the shortest to the brain, what we see gets imprinted in our minds faster than what we hear.

WATCH: Oil-Rich Qatar Looks For Growth From Education

Posted 01.17.2012 | Education

As the U.S. faces cuts to budgets and programs across its school districts, other countries around the world -- both affluent and not -- are looking t...

Middle East Peace Begins in the Classroom

Edgar M. Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Edgar M. Bronfman

Hamas' recent rejection of a UN initiative to teach the Holocaust in the schools of Gaza says everything about the power of education, and the extremists' need to traffic in fear and lies.

Northwestern's Qatar Campus

Chicago Tribune | Liz Sly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On a vast, half-built campus rising from the desert sands of this Arab emirate, the Medill School of Journalism's newest freshman class is being schoo...