Tag Archives: Education

Medtronic Makes Waves at Arab Health through Education and Technology Advances for the MEACAT Region, including Bahrain


Manama: Coinciding with celebration of the first anniversary of the incredibly successful Medtronic Academy, Medtronic the global leader in medical technology, launched the ValleylabTM FT10 energy platform at the Arab Health Exhibition and Congress in Dubai last week. “Last year we launched the Medtronic Academy, which has gone on to be a resounding success, having trained 600 physicians across the …

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Abu-Ghazaleh Inaugurates a Discussion Session on USAID’s Role in the Development of Economy and Education in Jordan


Barnhart: Jordan is the second largest beneficiary country, after Afghanistan, receiving assistance from USAID. Amman – Under the patronage of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) and with the attendance of high-profile economic and education leaders in Jordan, the Economic Policy Development Forum hosted Dr. Jim Barnhart, USAID Mission Director for Jordan in a discussion session …

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Sustainable Commitments of the British University in Dubai


‘Sustainability’ is the capacity to endure. The development of this capacity connects together issues of ecology, economics, politics and culture and is enabled by legal frameworks, policies on urban planning, construction and transport, and the choices we each make about our lifestyles and consumption. The British University in Dubai is the region’s leading postgraduate and research-based university. It promotes the …

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Smartworld introduces Smart Ideas Management Program


Initiative in line with UAE’s Innovation Strategy. Ali: Employee participation is the key to developing culture of innovation. Dubai: In line with the United Arab Emirate’s Innovation Strategy aimed at making the UAE the world’s most innovative nation by 2020, Smartworld , an Etisalat and Dubai South joint venture company, has launched ‘Smart Ideas Management’ program. The program, a major …

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CreaKids Early Learning Centre Officially Opened


The first centre in the Middle East from Norway’s finest childcare and education brand celebrates launch at grand opening fun day 10th January (Dubai, UAE) Norway’s international childcare and education brand, CreaKids, launched its first early learning centre in the Middle East at a grand opening day at the centre in Ibn Battuta Mall yesterday. In recognition of the brand’s …

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The Internationalization of Academia


Why more and more students are considering exchange programs abroad Dr. Linda Angell, Director of International Exchange Programs, at American University of Sharjah (AUS) We are always bombarded with talk about globalization, and how the world is becoming a ‘global village’. This becomes truer by the day, particularly as technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace. With ever growing …

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Kent College Campus Opening in Dubai

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Kent College and Mir Hashem Khoory LLC (MHK) have signed a partnership agreement to open a campus in September 2016 at Meydan Dubai. Kent College Dubai will be run in partnership with Kent College Canterbury and is a second campus of the original school. Kent College Canterbury was founded in 1885 and has been classed as excellent in every aspect. …

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UAE’s special needs centres embrace smart assistive technology for education, more employment opportunities


Exhibitors, education centres to display innovative applications of technology at AccessAbilities Expo 2016. Assistive technology facilitating faster, more effective training. Latest smart technology is enabling training centres for the disabled to provide more effective training and therapies for their students. Education centres across the UAE are focusing more on embracing innovative assistive technology products, that are playing a powerful role …

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How to reach a wider audience for your research

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By – Juan Pablo Alperin – Alessandra Bordini – SciDev.Net In today’s age of knowledge abundance, the scholarly community is turning its attention to the use of social media channels and other online platforms. Scholars have been increasingly integrating these tools into their everyday work, creating enormous potential to capture the digital traces of their research. Not surprisingly, then, in …

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Green Buildings and Sustainability Seminar at Ajman University


College of Engineering at Ajman University of Science and Technology held a seminar and dialogue on sustainability. The seminar was aptly titled “The impact of Green Buildings on Sustainability” and was presented by Mr. Subhi Qahawish, he is an expert architect in Green Architecture with long experience in Canada, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Palestine. He explained in his presentation the …

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