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

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

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

– 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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Shell and Ministry of Higher Education sign an agreement for “Shell Ideas 360”

Muscat, Sultanate of Oman- In line with Shell Oman’s commitment to corporate social responsibility and developing Omani talents, a memorandum of agreement has been signed between the Ministry of Higher Education and Shell to launch Shell Ideas360 competition for the first time in the Sultanate in September 2016. His Excellency Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Sarmi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of …

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CIRS offers grant for research on mobility, displacement and forced migration in the Middle East

Georgetown University in Qatar’s Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) has issued a call for proposals as part of its Mobility, Displacement, and Forced Migration in the Middle East research initiative. To encourage the collection of data and the study of the topic, CIRS is offering a grant of up to US$25,000 to support fieldwork, research, and analysis. It …

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Ministry of Economy in cooperation with University of Dubai receives student delegation from the University of North Florida

Abu Dhabi – The Ministry of Economy recently received a student delegation from the University of North Florida from various disciplines undergoing a study tour of the UAE in coordination with the University of Dubai. The meeting served as a platform for showcasing prominent indicators of the UAE’s strong economic performance. The guests were briefed on future directions and priority …

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Demand for new schools in GCC to reach over 50,000 by 2020

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – More than 50,000 schools are expected to be set up throughout the Gulf region by 2020 as both public and private stakeholders seek to capitalise the growing education market throughout the region. Citing findings from the GCC Education Industry report published by Alpen Capital, organisers of the forthcoming International and Private Schools Education Forum (IPSEF) …

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Texas A&M at Qatar announces new dean

Dr. César O. Malavé has taken his post as dean of Texas A&M University at Qatar. Malavé was previously professor and head of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University and holder of the Sugar and Mike Barnes Department Head Chair. He was named to his new post earlier this spring. “Texas A&M University at Qatar …

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New paper published by Pearson makes the case for why we must make artificial intelligence in Middle East Education more seriously

Pearson launches “Intelligence Unleashed: An Argument for AI in Education” in Middle East. Dubai/Riyadh – In a world where digital tools support virtually every part of our lives, why is it that the full power of such tools has yet to be unleashed to those who might benefit most – educators and learners? In the latest of its series of …

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