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Pearson VUE enters into computer-based exam agreement with Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council

Pearson VUE will deliver the exams via its network of highly secure and convenient test centers ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Pearson VUE has entered into an agreement with the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) in Abu Dhabi to develop and deliver its skills verification examination programme across a wide range of sectors. The new agreement means …

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Times Higher Education International Student List names American University of Sharjah number one in the world

AUS currently welcomes students from more than 95 countries Sharjah, UAE — For the second year running, American University of Sharjah (AUS) has topped the Times Higher Education (THE) list of universities with the highest percentage of international students globally. The list is widely regarded as one of the most reliable indicators of international student numbers, with the list’s data …

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ADIB celebrates UAE national graduates from Tamkeen and Qiyadat leadership programmes

3 graduates will benefit from a fully paid Master scholarship offered by the American University in the Emirates. Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a leading financial institution, has celebrated the graduation of 35 employees from two of its flagship leadership training programmes, Tamkeen and Qiyadat. Attending the awarding ceremony to distribute certificates to the graduates was Mr. Khamis …

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MENA Innovation 2018 – Official Ministerial Summit for ICT Innovation in Education & Digital Inclusion

Industry and government are looking forward with anticipation to MENA Innovation 2018 which will see the gathering of ministers and government officials, under the patronage of HE Yasser El Kady, Egyptian Minister of Communications & Information Technology. The summit will take place over three days at the Dusit Thani, Cairo, 29 – 31 July. Up to 25 Middle Eastern and …

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Investing in education a ‘long-term commitment’, says GEMS CEO

In the latest of a series of articles on philanthropic activities undertaken by families of UAE business leaders, Dino Varkey, the son of GEMS Education founder Sunny Varkey, discusses the role of the firm and Varkey Foundation in broadening access to learning. Dino Varkey, the CEO of GEMS Education is the third generation of a family of education entrepreneurs who …

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HBKU Holds Education City’s First PhD Defense

The College of Science and Engineering celebrates the achievements of its students A new milestone in the two decades of Qatar Foundation (QF) for Education, Science and Community Development history was achieved when Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) College of Science and Engineering (CSE) hosted Education City’s first-ever PhD thesis defense session. The momentous event comes ahead of HBKU’s schedule …

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Gulf’s rapid social changes ‘pose a challenge for education planners

By Nada Hameed, Arab News JEDDAH: Universities and higher education policymakers have been challenged to keep pace with the region’s accelerating social and economic changes by speakers at the 7th Gulf education conference. More than 200 senior education figures, including representatives from global universities as well as diplomats and advisers, took part in the two-day conference, which was held at …

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UK/ Egyptian workshop on Higher Education

Giving students the skills they need for success: UK/ Egyptian workshop on Higher Education gathers university leaders from across Egypt On 11 February leaders of universities across Egypt were invited to a workshop at the British Embassy in Cairo to share best practice on improving higher education, by giving university teachers the recognition they deserve for their work, and ensuring …

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Meeting of Arab Ministers of Higher Education and Scientific Research concludes

The Arab Ministers of Higher Education and Scientific Research have highlighted the importance of coordinating plans for higher education and scientific research to cope up with the needs the labour market in the Arab countries and the priorities of their respective national plans for sustainable development. Concluding their 16th meeting at the Arab League HQ on Wednesday, the ministers urged …

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UAE higher education year-end review

Universities in UAE saw higher placed rankings in 2017 Abu Dhabi: It was another big year for higher education in the UAE in 2017, with several key developments including university mergers, a new higher education strategy announced in December, and continued moves up the ranks for UAE-based universities. National Higher Education Strategy Announced in December by the Ministry of Education, …

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