Monday , 22 January 2018

Education

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

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

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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