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Tag Archives: Education

SR2 billion construction contracts for Qassim University

JEDDAH: Higher Education Minister Khaled Al-Anqari on Tuesday signed construction contracts worth more than SR2 billion for Qassim University.

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Abu Dhabi Uni announces e-learning strategy & on-line courses

In an effort to revolutionize conventional teaching techniques and establish itself as the leading centre for e-learning in the region, Abu Dhabi University has recently announced the implementation of its e-learning strategy with plans to offer undergraduate and postgraduate students on-line courses during this academic year, that follow the standards and regulations implemented by the Ministry of Higher Education and …

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UAE aims to be one of the top five education systems in the world

Abu Dhabi: The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) will host its second annual Education Conference, “Essentials of School Education in the United Arab Emirates”, on October 3-4, 2011 at the Center’s office complex in Abu Dhabi.

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ALGERIA: Reforms aim to boost professional skills

Algeria is continuing to adapt higher education to better serve the needs of the economy, with new degree courses aimed at teaching professional skills, reported La Tribune of Algiers.

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Saudi Education Minister clarifies stand on new women universities

MAKKAH: Higher Education Minister Khaled Al-Anqari said on Tuesday that the establishment of new women’s universities in the Kingdom would depend on the outcome of Princess Noura University in Riyadh. “On the basis of that results future decisions will be taken either to establish new women universities or to keep the existing system,” he told reporters after opening a conference …

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Saudi woman teacher wins education award at MEA Forum

JEDDAH: A Saudi woman secondary school teacher in Jubail has won an international award for the innovative educational methods she presented during the annual Partners in Learning Middle East and Africa Forum held in Jordan recently.

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Arabic content losing out to English in Middle East

An electronic exodus of Middle East youth to English internet websites in search of news and entertainment content may be contributing to a decline in the use of Arabic mother-tongue languages across the region.

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MIDDLE EAST: Online education is vital for the region

With economic imperatives rising and the demand for a more skilled workforce, now is the time for expansion of online higher education courses in the Middle East. However, there are still some challenges and perceptions to overcome. What is it about the present and future of the Middle East that creates a specific need for online education? I would argue …

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Better education demanded by Algerian students

Algiers – Thousands of students held a march in central Algiers on Tuesday to call for better education standards, in defiance of a government ban on demonstrations in the Algerian capital. The students, estimated at between 2,000 and 3,000, ran up against cordons of police deployed in downtown Algiers from the early hours of the morning, journalists at the scene …

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Microsoft & Manpower developing programme to fight youth unemployment

Global recruiter Manpower and solutions and software development systems provider Microsoft are developing joint programmes to help fight youth unemployment. The Memorandum of Understanding sees Microsoft and Manpower work with other partners to develop a training curriculum for young entrepreneurs to foster leading-edge technical, organisational and business development skills.

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