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Leaked exams and the demolition of institutions

I’ll start in Algeria, where the scandal of a leaked baccalaureate exam in 2016 raised controversy, prompting Algerian authorities to conduct a full investigation into the case. The Algerian ministry of education launched an investigation into circulated reports that some parties had leaked the topics of the baccalaureate exam on social media. Algerian media recently …


The age of panic

A country faces terrorism and economic problems. A country faces difficulties in education, health, transportation, inflation of prices and currency devaluation – a country where a policeman killed a taxi driver a few days ago because of a dispute over a fare. This same country sees the deaths of dozens of martyrs on its borders …

Mohamed Abdel Kareem

If education is the cure for poverty, then how do we make the antidote?

  Brad L. Brasseur explores the current problems in creating good education for the socio-economically disadvantaged in developing nations and looks at some of the solutions. The United Nations recently claimed that the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that focused on primary education increased global enrolment from 83% to 91%. Despite these gains, today it is …

Brad L. Brasseur

Education is critical for children’s health

Several studies have shown that there is a relationship between education and health. A strong positive correlation between a woman’s level of education and her general health has been observed. It has been found that better education, particularly among mothers, is widely associated with better children’s health. In addition, education for women is closely associated …

Cesar Chelala