Tag Archives: Education

Sultan Al Qasimi signs MoU between Sharjah Research Academy and University of Queensland

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Ceremony aimed to strengthen cooperation in both educational and scientific fields. His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, signed a memorandum of understanding between the Sharjah Research Academy and the University of Queensland, Australia yesterday with the aim of strengthening cooperation between the academy and the university in both …

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Egypt’s Presidential Council for Education and Scientific Research Partners with Thomson Reuters to Advance the Impact of its Research

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Collaboration supports Egypt’s Presidential Council’s Upcoming Knowledge Bank and other efforts to effectively prepare a new generation of scholars. The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters , the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a partnership with the Presidential Council for Education and Scientific Research in Egypt to enhance its Knowledge Bank–to …

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View on Migration: Universities welcome Syrian scholars

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By SciDev.Net – Shyamantha Asokan Universities around the world are providing refuge for dozens of Syrian academics who have fled the brutal civil war. The Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF), part of the US-based Institute of International Education, has found placements at host universities for 80 Syrian scholars since the conflict began in 2011. In the United Kingdom, a charity called …

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International School Al Koura Upgrades to Skoolee v5.0 from White Mountain Technologies


International School Al Koura (www.is-koura.com) was founded in 1985 in Beitroumine, Koura, Lebanon, to provide quality K-12 education to the community. ISK pursues diversified academic offerings and promotes the process questioning in order to get to higher levels of knowledge. ISK has been using Skoolee since 2008. It is one of the first and foremost schools to adopt Skoolee, the …

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Lubna Al Qasimi discusses education and development issues with UN officials in New York


HE Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, Head of the UAE Committee for the Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, held a series of meetings with officials at the United Nations, during which a range of topics related to development, education, and family and children affairs were discussed. HE Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi met with …

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Pressure to provide the best sees back-to-school spending increase for 74% of Egypt parents


The majority (61%) of school parents in Egypt claim to have spent 10% more on back-to-school purchases compared to last year, and 13% have increased their spend by 5%, according to new YouGov survey findings. The research, conducted as thousands of parents prepared their children for the new academic year, indicates that parents in Egypt feel pressured to purchase new …

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Top 10 Achievements at University of Dubai in 2014/2015 Academic Year

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University of Dubai raises quality of higher education in UAE. •New disciplines and training programmes enable students to keep pace with labour market requirements. The University of Dubai has achieved during the academic year 2014-15 a series of academic goals which have enabled the university to raise the quality of higher education in the country and provide international level training …

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University of Salford partners with Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance


The University of Salford, UK, has entered into a new partnership with the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance ( BIBF ) to launch a number of collaborative academic initiatives for the Kingdom of Bahrain and the UK. The two institutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the University become a BIBF academic provider of choice. …

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ADFD Offers Zayed University Financial Grant to Support Innovation


Aims to Support UAE Innovation Week. Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has extended a financial grant to Zayed University (ZU) to support the university’s participation in the UAE Innovation Week as well as promote innovative projects undertaken by its students. The UAE Innovation Week is marked in November under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al …

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Spotlight on borderless education as Dubai hosts international meet


Foreign students rank quality of education and job placement as top reasons for choosing to study in Dubai. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Borderless education will be a key topic of discussion at the forthcoming International and Private Schools Education Forum (IPSEF) conference to be held in Dubai on 29 September – 1 October 2015 at the Dubai Knowledge Village …

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