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Second edition of ‘School Olympics’ sends strong message from young generation

The first national qualifying rounds of the second edition of the School Olympics start today (Monday, April 14, 2014) and will extend until April 29, 2014. The final phase will be held next month at the Dubai Police Officers Club. Sports competitions for girls aged 13 to 14 are currently being staged at various educational zones as follows: archery at …

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The University of Nizwa to shine as a beacon of scientific excellence as a Gold Sponsor for GHEDEX 2014

The University of Nizwa will shine as a beacon of scientific excellence as a Gold Sponsor for Oman’s leading Global Higher Education Exhibition-GHEDEX 2014 taking place from 22nd -24th April, 2014 at the Oman International Exhibition Centre. “Why would a student opt to study at the University of Nizwa? The University of Nizwa is the premier University in the Al …

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Reshaping African PhDs for development

By Cheryl de la Rey – SciDev.Net With the growing recognition that knowledge and innovation are critical contributors to national wealth and welfare, postgraduate education — specifically doctoral training —has become a priority for African higher education. South Africa’s National Research Foundation launched its PhD project some years ago with the specific intention of ramping up the number of doctoral …

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Qatar: HMC holds continuing education symposium

Healthcare professionals from around the world gathered at the 1st AHS Continuing Education Symposium. Hamad Medical Corporation ( HMC ) in collaboration with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has hosted the 1st Academic Health System (AHS) Continuing Education Symposium for Healthcare Educators in Qatar. The four-day event, built around workshops, plenary lectures and focused panels, brought together local and …

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Can visiting science centres boost science literacy?

By Luisa Massarani The expectations that hands-on science centres can increase people’s engagement with science and technology have been the motivation for creating many science centres around the world. But studies that show the societal impact of science centres — visited by some 300 million people a year globally — have so far been lagging behind. Now, the results of …

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Huawei and Saudi Technical & Vocational Training Corporation Form Strategic Alliance to Enrich Student Learning

e-learning Cloud collaboration gives students access to world-class labs and global work experience Huawei–a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider–and the Technical and Vocation Training Corporation (TVTC) have announced a new strategic partnership that will see the two organizations collaborate on a variety of academic programs aimed at providing students in Saudi Arabia with access to the …

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Call to achieve gender parity in education to overcome chronic poverty and usher in positive social changes

HE Reem Al Hashimi: Girls’ education is cornerstone of sustainable development 2nd annual Global Education and Skills Forum concludes in Dubai The 2nd annual Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) concluded in Dubai with a call to achieve gender parity in education in order to overcome the challenges of chronic discrimination and poverty, and usher in positive social changes around …

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HMC Helps Host the First Nuclear University School to be held in Doha

Distinguished officials from leading international organizations in the nuclear industry have participated in the Third World Nuclear University School on Radiation Technologies (WNU-RT). Hosted through the combined efforts of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Department at Hamad Medical Corporation ( HMC ) and Qatar University (QU), the two week program brought together representatives from the World Nuclear University (WNU), …

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Children need active learning to master new, vital skills

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/Debbie Mccallum By Pierre Lena – SciDev.Net Pilot projects are paving the way for a science education ‘revolution’ to nurture reasoning skills, says Pierre Léna. For about a century, basic education in the developing world has focused on improving reading, writing and counting. But since science and technology are now key for human development, reasoning skills should …

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Gulf English School IB students attract leading Qatar businesses and universities to student-run Careers’ Fair

Businesses and organisations in Qatar are invited to host a stand; all Qatar schools are welcome to attend to get first-hand careers advice International Baccalaureate (IB) students from The Gulf English School have been working tirelessly to attract leading names in business and academia in Qatar to the school’s seventh annual Careers Fair, which will take place at the school …

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