Susie Ballantyne Named Director of Educational Development for Bloom Education


Abu Dhabi, UAE – Bloom Education, the education division of Bloom Holding, has announced the appointment of Susie Ballantyne, a renowned education consultant, as Director of Educational Development. Starting in December in this capacity, Susie Ballantyne will oversee Bloom Education’s new initiatives including delivery of new schools and nurseries with a high quality of educational and operational standards. Susie Ballantyne …

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Abu Dhabi Housing Authority and Abu Dhabi University ink MOU to collaborate on research

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Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi Housing Authority (ADHA) and Abu Dhabi University recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the opportunities of cooperation in scientific research, field studies, academic applications of housing related activities and the development of scientific methodology used for pre-planning and forecasting Abu Dhabi’s housing needs, in addition to chances for student internship and training. The …

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KIPCO announces Strategic Sponsorship of Youth Empowerment Symposium (Tmkeen)


KIPCO – the Kuwait Projects Company – has announced that it will be a Strategic Sponsor of the 5th Youth Empowerment Symposium (Tmkeen). The event will be held under the auspices of H.H. the Amir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, on October 25-26. This is the second year that KIPCO supports the conference. Throughout the past twelve …

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Tunisian digital revolution opens up education


By – SciDev.Net – Imogen Mathers Around the world, universities face myriad challenges: how to educate as many students as possible, while keeping the quality of teaching and research high, and responding to the pressures of globalisation and privatisation. Tunisia has met some of these challenges by embracing the power of digital technology to support students, explains digital education specialist …

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Parents in the UAE spend 140% more on university costs than global average

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UAE parents spend the most globally on children’s higher education Over half (52%) looking to send children abroad want to invest in property in that country Nearly 9 in 10 have concerns about funding their children’s education UAE parents spend the most globally on children’s higher education Over half (52%) looking to send children abroad want to invest in property …

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NAJAH Abu Dhabi to Put Education at Forefront for Visitors


Fair brings raft of new exhibitors, features and international participation from USA, UK, Japan and Malaysia. Abu Dhabi – NAJAH, the UAE’s leading Higher Education event, now in its 10th year, is dedicated to helping higher educational institutions connect with students and parents who are at a critical stage in the tough decision making process of choosing what to study. …

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Booming education sector creates opportunities in Alternative Investments across the Middle East

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Alternative Real Estate investments gain traction. Education sector is leading the way as an increased number of real estate investors, developers and builders seek ‘alternative investments’ to diversify their portfolios The total school age population within the five major Middle East cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah, Riyadh and Cairo is expected to increase by over 1 million by 2020, …

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Cambridge Islamic Finance Leadership Programme successfully concludes at the University of Cambridge

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Cambridge, UK – The Cambridge Islamic Finance Leadership Programme 2016 (Cambridge-IFLP 2016) attracted participation from the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe and America. Over a period of 5 days (August 20-25, 2016), more than 50 mentors, speakers and delegates participated in the first and the only global leadership programme specifically structured for middle and upper-middle management personnel of Islamic financial …

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University of Jordan Students step into the Driver’s Seat to facilitate business growth through innovation


Workshop organized by TRACCS enables graduates ascertain the significance of Public Relations for organizational success. Amman, Jordan – Students from the school of Business at the University of Jordan recently embarked on a journey to discover career opportunities that create value, drive innovation and facilitate unprecedented organizational success. These students were taken on road-trip of lifetime by one of the …

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Fortes Education appoints Executive Principal, Keith Miller for New Sunmarke School

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– Director of Education and Executive Principal appointed for brand new Dubai school, Sunmarke School ahead of September 2016 opening – Fortes Education has today announced the appointment of a new Director of Education and Executive Principal, Keith Miller for its newly launched Sunmarke School, and the established British school, Regent International School and Jumeirah International Nurseries. Mr. Miller, with …

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