International Academic Mobility:
Kuwait

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW UPCOMING FREE WEBINAR: EDUCATION IN QATAR, KUWAIT, AND U.A.E.   In previous editions of Under the Radar, we profiled Iran and Qatar as countries in the Middle East that have strong, but under-appreciated recruiting potential…

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Education in a Transitional Libya

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews Libya faces significant challenges as it transitions to democracy and begins the process of building a new, post-Muammar Gaddafi nation. One of the most important building blocks will be higher education, and while there currently exist…

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Qatar, Building a National and Regional Knowledge Economy

Qatar, Building a National and Regional Knowledge Economy

Since gaining independence from the British in 1971, Qatar has grown from being one of the poorer countries in the Persian Gulf to achieving the highest level of per capita income in the world (by a long shot). Qatar’s wealth is derived largely from its vast oil and gas reserves, and with a population of just over 2 million (est. 2013), the tiny emirate punches well above its weight in terms of regional influence. Nonetheless, demographic issues are cause for significant concern among Qatari citizens (less than 250,000) who accounted for just 6 percent of the 1.25-million strong national workforce in 2009.

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Education in Iran

In this article, we offer an introduction to the education system of Iran, with insight on how best to evaluate common academic credentials from both the secondary and tertiary levels.

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