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Why Education Is the Key to the MENA Region’s Future

Oil has been the key to prosperity in the Middle East – but it is a finite resource. As alternate energy sources gain traction globally, the long-term sustainability of the MENA region will depend the quality of its human capital, says Navin Valrani, CEO of Arcadia Education. For Valrani, the top priorities are providing children access to quality education, equity …

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University of Bahrain collaborates with Belfrics Group to launch ‘BlockEd’

The University of Bahrain (UoB), one of the leading technology and engineering institutes in Bahrain, and Belfrics Academy SDN BHD, the research, international training and skill development vertical of the international blockchain conglomerate, Belfrics Group of Companies, jointly conducted an awareness programme ‘BlockEd’ on the Blockchain technology, in a combined effort to address the knowledge-gap and the rapidly-growing requirement Blockchain …

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UAE- MENA education sector offers huge potential for business growth

Highlighting the huge potential for growth of their businesses in the Middle East, exhibitors at GESS Dubai 2019 said there is vast scope for service providers to introduce latest technologies in the region and make the next generation ready for the 21st century skill sets. GESS Dubai, which concluded on Thursday at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is the biggest …

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BETT MEA 2019 to highlight evolving needs of 21st century education

Held in Abu Dhabi in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Bett Middle East & Africa (MEA) is back with a two-day education technology summit and expo in partnership with Abu Dhabi Department for Education and …

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More Gulf institutions turning to education technology

A shift from lecture-style classrooms to active-learning environments not only increases student engagement but also improves retention and recruitment rates, say experts Technology is playing a key role in transforming the learning process in the Gulf region as educational institutions are investing heavily to shift from lecture-style classrooms to active-learning environments, say experts. According to Patrick Hayes, Director at British …

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HP and Dubai Cares launch recycling campaign to provide children with access to education

HP contributes 5 Dhs to joint Reinvent Hope campaign for each ink cartridge recycled across the UAE Dubai: HP has launched a new campaign, in partnership with Dubai Cares, titled ‘Reinvent Hope’, which aims to provide vulnerable children and young people with access to quality education, while addressing the region’s growing e-waste challenges. Aligned with HP’s global ambition of enabling …

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Ukraine, UAE to cooperate in area of education

Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates will start to elaborate a new memorandum on cooperation in the area of education. The corresponding agreements were reached between Ukrainian Education and Science Minister Lilia Hrynevych and Minister of Education of the United Arab Emirates Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, the press service of Ukraine’s Education and Science Ministry reports. “Almost all successful …

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UK – UNICEF Partnership to support Education Reform in Egypt

A three-year project (GBP 12 million) agreed among the Government of Egypt, Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) and UNICEF In an official ceremony on Sunday, February 4, the Egyptian Minister of Education and Technical Education, Professor Dr. Tarek Shawky; the British Ambassador to Egypt, Sir Geoffrey Adams; and UNICEF Representative in Egypt, Bruno Maes, launched a three-year project agreement titled “Integrated …

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GEMS Education signs up first student for innovative Rahhal study programme by KHDA

The Millennium School is the first GEMS Education school to join Rahhal by Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) The Millennium School is the first GEMS Education school to have signed up a grade 10 student onto KHDA’s ground-breaking Rahhal study programme. Meaning traveller in Arabic, the message of Rahhal is simple – the world is a classroom, and all …

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Egypt shares its education reform vision in London

The Education World Forum in London welcomed delegations from across the globe to present the country’s vision on reforming education His Excellency Minister of Education Tarek Shawky headed the high-ranking Egyptian delegation is headed by. There is no place better than the Education World Forum and BETT show for Egypt to share its vision with world leading pioneers, experts and …

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