Emaar’s Mohamed Alabbar launches region’s first not-for-profit real estate educational Institute

Mohamed Alabbar, Founder and Chairman of Emaar Properties PJSC

• Emaar Properties Chairman to share his real estate knowledge with international faculty to develop senior managerial talent in the real estate sector • Real estate centre of excellence to boost practical knowledge in the property sector Dubai – Mohamed Alabbar, Founder and Chairman of Emaar Properties PJSC , today unveiled plans for the region’s first not-for-profit ‘real estate’ educational ...

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KAMCO supports INJAZ Kuwait’s national education programs


KAMCO Investment Company – a leading investment company with one of the largest AUMs in the region, and a winner of the prestigious Kuwait Asset Manager of the Year Award 2015 – has partnered with INJAZ Kuwait to support national youth educational programs. The program includes training, educating and preparing students for their future professions. Ms. Danah F. Al Jasem, ...

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Gulf English School wins ‘The Most Active Eco School’ Award

Gulf English School

GES receives Award at annual Green Programme for Schools ceremony. GES’s ‘Save the Earth’ initiative teaches students about global warming and pollution. Gulf English School (GES) received ‘The Most Active Eco School’ Award at the annual award ceremony for the ‘Green Programme for Schools’. Having first joined the Green Programme in February of this year, GES students have worked hard ...

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Pearson welcomes World Bank’s $5 billion education pledge

world bank

Separate commitments from Pearson and World Bank focus on promoting evidenced-based learning and the uptake of basic skills. Pearson , the world’s largest learning company, has welcomed the World Bank’s renewed commitment to improving basic education in some of the world’s poorest countries. On the eve of the World Education Forum in South Korea, the President of the World Bank ...

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Zayed University signs MoU with Emirates Foundation


MoU aims to empower more youth to benefit societies in a sustainable way. Abu Dhabi: Zayed University ( ZU ) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Emirates Foundation , in a major step aimed at implementing key priorities of the UAE Government’s strategy that focuses on youth development in the country. The MoU was signed by Professor Reyadh ...

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Dr Hassan Rashid Al-Derham appointed Qatar University President by Board of Regents


Qatar University Board of Regents ( QU -BOR) announced today the selection of Dr Hassan Rashid Al-Derham as the 6th President of Qatar University to follow Prof Sheikha Abdulla Al-Misnad. The Board acknowledged the instrumental role Prof Al-Misnad played in the years since she assumed presidency in 2003, and recognized the phase under her leadership as a transformational era in ...

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Qatar University achieves membership of UN Academic Impact


Qatar University ( QU ) has achieved another significant international accolade — member of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI). The organization was recognized by the UN Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information Cristina Gallach for its commitment to ten principles — commitment to the UN Charter; human rights; educational opportunity for all; higher education opportunity for every interested individual; ...

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UAE: Ministry of Education email service initiative to benefit 129,000 students

Abdulrahman Al Hammadi

Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi: ‘We aim to enhance communication channels between students and teachers and provide easy access to information. The Ministry of Education (MoE) has introduced an email service catering to 129,000 students throughout its schools. This unprecedented move allows students to utilize technology for a safer means of communication. The dynamic interactive platform also enhances the students’ relationship ...

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Orange Jordan integrates its incubators at Yarmouk University with the YU Innovation Lab


Orange Jordan announced that it is expanding the scope of its partnership with Yarmouk University (YU) by integrating the operator’s Incubators located at YU’s Faculty of Engineering with the renowned Yarmouk University Innovation Lab. The announcement came during a signing ceremony held recently at the university’s premises, which was attended by Orange Jordan ‘s CEO Jean-Francois Thomas and the President ...

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Award winning global edutainment concept KidZania announces debut in Qatar

KidZania Park

Milestone sponsorship with QNB celebrated at inaugural signing ceremony. Qatar Entertainment Company (Tasali) proudly announces arrival of the award winning KidZania edutainment concept in Qatar. As a joint venture partnership between Aspire Zone Foundation and Sharaka Holdings, the company is blazing ahead with bringing the premium brand to Doha. As part of the landmark announcement, KidZania unveiled its first sponsorship ...

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