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Umniah signes as main telecom provider of Middle East University

Umniah has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MEU) with the Middle East University, allowing Umniah to facilitate the later with on- and off-campus internet and communication services. According to the contract, signed by the University’s President, Dr. Maher Salim and Ihab Hinnawi, Chief Executive Officer of Umniah, high speed internet and Wi-Fi networking services will be provided to the …

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Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi participates in ADIF

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi has announced its participation in the forthcoming Abu Dhabi Investment Forum (ADIF) taking place in Paris on Wednesday, 22 May 2013. Organised by the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, the forum brings together prominent Emirati and French corporations, institutional investors, industry leaders and decision-makers, financiers, analysts and high-profile government officials. ADIF is held in partnership …

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VISS students soak up business, education and life lessons in the USA

Victoria International School of Sharjah (VISS) students embark on Business Studies trip to Los Angeles and San Francisco. Sharjah, UAE: Students from Victoria International School of Sharjah (VISS) received a business studies lesson of a lifetime from companies including Google and Intel during a recent trip to Los Angeles and San Francisco. Sixteen senior school students, who were accompanied by …

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Arab Education Summit concludes in Amman

The Arab Education Summit concluded earlier this month in the Jordanian capital, after participants from around 15 Arab countries examined the latest issues in technology in education and vocational training, among other topics. At the ministerial opening session of the summit’s last day, Mr Luis Pinto, education business director at JP-Inspiring Knowledge, gave a presentation on how the demand for …

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Tunisia sets good example in education

Pretoria – Tunisia has set a good precedent for developing countries by meeting its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) for education, says Trade and Industry (dti) Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe. The MDG for education is to ensure that by 2015, the majority of children all over the world are able to access and complete a full course of primary schooling. The …

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Georgetown Qatar University students prepare to graduate into the working world

43 black-robed Georgetown Qatar University students will take their final walk in a graduation ceremony where they will receive their diplomas, signaling an end to the four transformative years of their undergraduate education. They will join the 125 graduates who have already walked in the commencement ceremonies since the branch campus was established in Education City in 2005. Currently offering …

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Texas A&M University at Qatar to Graduate Its 400th New Engineer This Week

Texas A&M University at Qatar will graduate approximately 113 new engineers at the University’s commencement ceremony this Thursday, 9 May, at 6:30 pm. The event, to be held in the Theatre at the Qatar National Convention Centre, will represent a milestone for the University, as the number of new Aggie engineers will exceed 400th and the first two masters degrees …

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Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah attends the opening day of the Arab Education Summit in Amman, Jordan

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah attended the opening day of the Arab Education Summit in Amman, Jordan. After listening to a session on teacher training and curriculum development, presented by David Pottinger, Managing Director of Obeikan Education, her highness had a private meeting with delegates representing companies including Intel, JP-Inspiring Knowledge, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, Toshiba, Lenovo and Samsung. She …

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Arab Education Summit opens in Amman

The Arab Education Summit kicked off on Tuesday May 7th in the Jordanian capital, Amman, with the participation of education ministers and directors from over 15 Arab countries. Jordanian Education Minister H.E. Dr. Mohammad Wahsh inaugurated the meetings, attending the opening ceremony, which also included education ministers from Egypt, Libya, Palestine, Lebanon and Iraq. Discussions during the first day covered …

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ITG: “Noor” the Education Management Information System wins the E-Government Achievement Award

The Ministry of Education in Saudi Arabia wins the E-Government Achievement Award for its “Noor” Education Management that runs through ITG’s EduWave® platform. An achievement to be proud of, Jordanian Integrated Technology Group (ITG) celebrates with the Saudi Ministry of Education, for the ministry’s success in winning the Saudi E-Government Achievement Award “Serving People Better” (G2C) for its “Noor” project. …

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