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Middle Eastern Countries Begin Adopting Western Educational Systems

A San Diego professor heads to the Middle East to reform the educational system of Qatar, an oil-rich country that wants to learn about the Western style of education. We discover why influential lea

Middle Eastern Countries Begin Adopting Western Educational Systems

Alison St John (Guest Host): Qatar is a small Middle Eastern country. Fewer than one million people live there. It is also one of the wealthiest countries in the world. But its government has realized that to keep up international development, its education system has to change. The emir's wife is leading the charge for education reform.

Guest

  • Dr. Kendra Sisserson, assistant professor at the USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences who is working on a Qatar education reform project.