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The need for an online higher education law

Nicolas Sehnaoui|-Online university degrees are now available all around the world and this is disrupting local universities in small countries as they struggle to remain competitive and retain their tuition pipeline. The current legislation in Lebanon does not allow for online education, even though the government issued a temporary authorization to cope with the COVID crisis. The Lebanese top five universities are fighting the current draft law presented by MP Edgard Traboulsi as they fear the legalization will open the country’s borders and thus allow a student’s flight to international or low-end local online degrees.
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