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Tag Archives: Education

Nexford University to bridge a global skills gap

Egypt is one of the most important regions In less than a year, Nexford University (NXU), an online American university offering globally affordable education to learners worldwide, has closed its seed round of $4 million (April 2018), and has been licensed by the Higher Education Licensure Commission (HELC). The university, headquartered in Washington DC, analyzed more than 30 million job …

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World Bank: Education is not achieving its potential for MENA region

Education has the potential to shape the development trajectory of nations, boost growth and spread prosperity but in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) it is not achieving its potential, according to a new World Bank report. Despite the region’s large investments in education, young people are not learning the skills they need to compete in the labor …

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Research, education and infrastructure: How governments should spend to avoid tech obsolescence?

World Economic Forum research suggests more jobs will be created than destroyed through technological disruption Governments around the world concerned about the impact that technological change can have on jobs creation need to invest in research, education and infrastructure, according to a leading academic. Speaking at a press conference held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future …

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Kuwaiti education minister assures students of unbridled support

Kuwait remains committed to its goal of providing quality education and honing the skills of its students, its education minister Dr. Hamid Al-Azmi said on Sunday. The minister’s remarks come against the backdrop of a major achievement where a Kuwaiti private school outperformed 52,000 others in an Arab reading challenge held in Dubai. He congratulated the students of ‘Al-Ikhlas’ school …

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Cloud Computing in Higher Education Market Growing Trends and Technology Forecast 2018 to 2025

The Cloud Computing in Higher Education Market Research Report Forecast 2018-2025: is a valuable source of insightful data for business strategists. It provides the industry overview with growth analysis and historical & futuristic cost, revenue, demand and supply data (as applicable). The research analysts provide an elaborate description of the value chain and its distributor analysis. This Market study provides …

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Egypt’s Universities Open Up to Blended Learning

Egypt’s new academic year, which has just begun, has a new feature, with universities enrolling students in academic programs based on blended learning for the first time. One high-profile example of this approach, in which students learn through a combination of traditional classroom lectures and online courses, can be seen at the American University in Cairo. The university has started …

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Education in the Middle East and North Africa

ACHIEVEMENTS The Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA) has taken great strides in education. It has quadrupled the average level of schooling since 1960, halved illiteracy since 1980 and achieved almost complete gender parity for primary education. Access: Enrolment in the region’s school systems has increased significantly over the past decade to the point where universal primary education has …

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UCL Qatar welcomes record number of new students for 2018/19 academic year

UCL Qatar has started its new academic year by welcoming one of the biggest MA student intakes since the London-based University set up its operations in Qatar in 2010 in partnership with Qatar Foundation. Forty-nine graduates from over 25 countries will now begin full or part-time studies on UCL Qatar’s renowned Library and Information Studies MA and Museum and Gallery …

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Saudi efforts to improve education system showcased

Saudi Education Minister Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Issa on Thursday highlighted the great support provided by King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to improve the country’s education system. Al-Issa did so at a meeting of education ministers in Argentina. Participants included education ministers from all G-20 states, as well as those from Singapore, Chile, Jamaica, Spain and the Netherlands. …

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Work on University of Balamand Dubai campus completed

Dubai Investments, a leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that the new campus of its wholly-owned subsidiary University of Balamand Dubai [UOBD] is fully complete and ready to welcome students strating from next month. The UOBD campus, spread across 8,000 sq m at Dubai Investments Park [DIP], offers the most-modern classrooms, three laboratories for …

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