This year, an international diploma program used by thousands of high schools canceled exams that students rely on for college admissions, replacing them with a grade determined by an algorithm. The result was lower-than-expected grades for many students, who are now left to deal with the consequences. What went wrong and what can be done to prevent it from happening again?
Darajat is a unique project that combines strong commercial potential with social impact that can improve the lives of millions of families in the region. We talked with Abdulla Hayat, co-founder and CEO at Al Darajat, a Kuwait-based company with bold plans to disrupt the education system in Egypt, Kuwait, and more.