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Countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are in the midst of a tremendous inflection point, with the future of the...
A month ago a story made the headlines in Algeria: in 2014 the well-known, deep-pocketed media entrepreneur Kamel Haddar allegedly stole...
education experts gather st the GrEEK Campus during the EduVation
Summit. (Images via EduVation)
Traditionally, countries have...
The EDaura team. Founder and CEO Nidal Khalifeh at far
left, cofounder Muneer Saifi third from left, standing. (Image via
Saudi Arabia’s education system has many
Despite the government
allocating 25 percent of its $229 billion
budget to education in ...
Crowded classrooms, teacher strikes -
Algeria's education is not doing well. (Image via McIlwraith
Want a recipe for a perfect...
According to the
Broadband Commission for Digital Development more than
half of the world’s population will have access to the
One of Egypt’s earliest technology companies is beginning to venture into its local education market, having already conquered the...
Education is a powerful tool. Those of us
privileged enough to get a good education often forget that for the
majority of people around...
Massive Open Online
Courses – MOOCs as
they are more commonly known – are online courses that are offered
to large amounts of par...
Amid recent buzz about higher education going online, one of Jordan’s leading education institutions has launched an online education p...
I genuinely believe that entrepreneurship is both a science and
an art. The science will fast track your success but won’t get you
Students studying for tawjihi in Egypt now have a new online resource: YouTube and CairoDar's new education portal, which will provide...
Coauthored by Carine Abi Akar and Nafez Dakkak.
Ever since the successful launch of Facebook in 2004, and
perhaps as early as the first...
“I’ve been working in the Internet industry for 20 years. And
for 20 years, I've been facing the same issue: How can I recruit
good talent ...
Education in the Middle East and North Africa is in crisis. Employers lament low skilled job seekers, unemployment is at an all time high,...
MENA public spending on education as
a percentage of GDP exceeds the world average, yet it still badly
Hussein is one of the Arab world's women entrepreneurs to
watch. The first time I met her, she was leading a room full of