Egypt

Academic Mobility in the Middle East and Egypt: If not West, Where Will Students Go?

Despite hosting a record number of international students in 2015/16, the U.S. has seen its overall share of the global education market decline in recent years. In the face of increased travel restrictions on students, insight into enrollment patterns in the regions that are most affected can help institutions better plan future international recruitment efforts.


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Posted in Current Issue, Enrollment & Recruiting, Middle East, Mobility Trends

Established and Emerging Hubs for International Education in Africa and the Middle East

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW EDUCATION IN EGYPT WEBINAR ARCHIVE   Scores of countries, regions and cities around the world have established or declared their intentions to establish themselves as regional or global education hubs. Typically


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Posted in Africa, Middle East, Strategic Internationalization

Education in Egypt

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews, and Sulaf Al-Shaikhly, WES Area Specialist for the Asia & Middle East region In this article, we offer an introduction to the education system of Egypt, with insight on how best to


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Posted in Africa, Archive, Education System Profiles, Middle East

Have the Arab Spring Protest Movements Spurred Youth in the Region to Seek Educational Opportunities Abroad?

By Yoko Kono ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS 2011 was a year in which historic pro-democracy movements swept across the Arab World. It remains to be seen if demands for democratic reform will be met and how those reforms


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Posted in Strategic Internationalization

eWENR, September/October 1999: Middle East

Regional News  Middle East  EGYPT Each year in early August, the results for the thanawaya amma (annual high school examination) are posted throughout the country, allowing students to learn what university spaces are available to them. Those who do not


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Posted in Archive, Middle East

Recent Developments in Egyptian Education

Recent Developments in Egyptian Education by Ulla Maija Salmi Schools and institutions of higher learning have existed in Egypt since ancient times. In the days of the Pharaohs, adult education was largely conducted in temples where astronomy, medicine, geometry and


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Posted in Archive, Middle East

eWENR, July/August 1999: Middle East

Regional News  Middle East  EGYPT The Fulbright Commission plans to launch its Pilot Pre-Doctoral Program this year in Egypt. For the first time in more than 30 years, the commission will award research grants to Egyptian students doing graduate work


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Posted in Archive, Middle East