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Tag Archives: Education

Gulf countries invest big in digital education

Investment from Qatar, the UAE and Saudi Arabia are among the highest in the world, says the British education firm in its ‘Alive in the Swamp’ report, which contains an index for the systematic evaluation of new digital innovations with regards to learning. The index assesses learning technologies by three criteria; the effectiveness of the learning technology, real and lasting …

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IDP Education Middle East is organizing its biannual tertiary education fair, IDP Australia Roadshow, 11-23 September 2013

The event has established itself as one of the most distinguished education fairs in the Middle East. This round, the roadshow will tour 7 countries: Jordan, UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt and Azerbaijan. Hosting representatives of 20 prestigious Australian universities, the event aims to enable students and professionals in these countries, who are eager to study abroad, to find the …

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Non-food crops lock up enough calories to feed 4 billion

By Lou Del Bello – SciDev.Net Global calorie availability could be increased by as much as 70 per cent — feeding an additional 4 billion people — by shifting cropland use to produce food for humans rather than livestock feed and biofuels, according to new research. Such a shift could free up calories roughly equivalent to the yield increases achieved …

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Humanities graduates increasingly making a mark in today’s business world: UOWD

Degrees in science, business and technology still make up the bulk of accredited higher education programs in the UAE, but current indicators show that career-savvy students and multi-disciplinary employers are triggering a demand for humanities-based disciplines. With international research demonstrating that humanities graduates are more likely to occupy the top positions in the professional world, the University of Wollongong in …

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RJ grants 50 university scholarships, in collaboration with the Ministry of Higher Education; congratulates Tawjihi graduates

On the occasion of RJ’s 50th anniversary Royal Jordanian Airlines launched a 50-scholarship program on the occasion of the airline’s 50th anniversary, marked this year. The airline is to execute this program through the Department of Scholarships at the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research for the scholastic year 2013/2014. This came in light of an agreement signed at …

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HBMeU launches 2014 Congress under the theme “Leading Transformation to Sustainable Excellence”

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU) has announced that it will organize the 2014 Congress under the theme “Leading Transformation to Sustainable Excellence” from March 3 to 5, 2014 at Atlantis The Palm in Dubai. Attracting leading academics, experts, practitioners, representatives from NGOs and media institutions, and government decision makers, the Congress will provide a valuable platform to discuss the most …

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Elsevier Announces its Collaboration with United Arab Emirates University

UAE University benefits from access to Elsevier’s SciVal research management solutions and Scopus Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced its collaboration with United Arab Emirates University by providing the university with access to Elsevier’s SciVal research management solutions and Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Built on …

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ALHOSN University sponsors ADDED’s 3rd Ramadan Forum

ALHOSN University recently acted as a participating sponsor in the 3rd Ramadan Forum organized by the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. The sponsorship was extended through the full support of the Board of Directors of the Abu Dhabi Holding Company and the Chairman of the ALHOSN University Board of …

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TECOM Investments partners with Dubai Cares to support education in the developing world

Picture: Malek Al Malek, CEO of TECOM Business Parks MoU signed between TECOM and Dubai Cares to build new school in Gaza TECOM Investments , a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Holding, has partnered with Dubai Cares, a philanthropic organisation working to improve access to quality primary education for children in developing countries, to support Dubai Cares’ ‘Adopt a School’ …

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The Zubair Corporation Partners meet with Outward Bound Oman Students from Quriyat

Picture: Khalid Al Zubair – Managing Director The Zubair Corporation, one of the most pioneering business organisations in the Sultanate, recently joined forces with Outward Bound Oman to help students from schools across Oman develop the key life skills sought by employers, increase environmental awareness and instill a community service consciousness among youngsters. At the end of their courses, the …

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