Monday , 26 February 2018

Education

Dr. Al-Swail launches e-Government booth at GITEX 2012

Dr. Mohamed Bin Ibrahim Al-Swail, President of King Abdulaziz City for Sciences and Technology, has launched today the e-Government booth at GITEX 2012, which includes 10 different government agencies that present their e-Services. This came in parallel with opening Saudi GITEX exhibition 2012 on behalf of Eng. Mohamed Jamil Bin Ahmad Mulla, Minister of Communications and Information Technology. The booth …

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Islam Analysis: Knowledge economies remain elusive

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 21 May 2012. Creative thinking critical in a move towards    knowledge based economies for Islamic countries. In 2003, the UN Development Programme issued a second edition of its Arab Human Development Report (AHDR). This highlighted the importance of countries spending more on research and development as the World moves toward a third …

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Nawras sponsors First Students Creative Forum for Higher Education Institutions

  Nawras , Oman’s customer friendly communications provider, was proud to be the Gold Sponsor of the First Students Creative Forum for Higher Education Institutions, recently held at the Oman International Exhibition Centre under the patronage of H.E. Dr Madeeha bint Ahmed Al Shibaniyah, Minister of Education, and H.E. Dr Abdulmunim bin Mansour Al Hasani, Minister of Information. Around 200 science …

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Science academies urge action on environmental issues

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 15 May 2012. G8 countries to meet and discuss ways of integrating research and policy with regards to food security, energy needs and water supply. These issues are deemed the most important that have not yet been tackled by the G science initiative. Governments are to be supported by science academies to achieve …

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Egypt’s Zewail science city hit by universities’ dispute

Egypt’s first science city — the Zewail City of Science and Technology — is set to open in September, but a dispute is raging over ownership of some of the facility’s buildings. The city was first proposed in 1999 by Nobel prize-winning chemist Ahmed Zewail , but work on the project became mired in delays due to political instability and bureaucracy, according Nature …

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TRA Sponsors Khalifa University’s Mobile Application Contest

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) proves its dedication to the information and communications technology (ICT) and telecommunications advancement by sponsoring the Khalifa University of Science Technology and Research ‘s (KUSTAR )7thMobile Application Contest MAC2012. The contest brought together some of the United Arab Emirates brightest students who competed against one another by presenting their unique mobile applications to a panel of judges. The …

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Dubai School of Government and Sheikh Zayed Housing Program Jointly Organizes Executive Education Initiative

Dubai-UAE: 03 May, 2012 – Dubai School of Government (DSG), a teaching and research institution focusing on public policy, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme (SZHP) to organize a customized executive education leadership development curriculum that will nurture young leaders of tomorrow. As an immediate outcome of the agreement, the program titled ‘Zayed …

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Abu-Ghazaleh Addresses Change for Quality in Education

We need a new learning system for a new knowledge world – Abu-Ghazaleh Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) stressed that we need a new educational system that is compatible with the knowledge age. Speaking at the Annual Private Schools Conference on “Quality of School Education” held at the Kempinski Hotel- Dead Sea, Abu-Ghazaleh, Guest of Honor, said …

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“Go Green,” at Qatar Foundation’s Earth Day Fair

More than one million people worldwide participated in this year’s ‘Earth Day,’ to voice their appreciation for the planet and demand its protection. A key participantin Qatar’s festivities was Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) ,host of the first ever ‘Qatar Environmental Education Fair.’ Held in the Hamad bin Khalifa University Student Center, the event gathered close to 30organisations, all striving …

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Brics ministers call on G20 to strengthen coordination

Pretoria – Brics trade ministers have asked their counterparts in the G20 to strengthen coordination in promoting a rigorous response to the current economic uncertainties. “We have made this call so that all economies may pursue a sustainable and development-friendly integration in global trade, including adjustment strategies for their industries and workforce, as well as the appropriate social and sectoral …

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