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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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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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Middle East must seize the moment for science

The political changes underway in Egypt and other countries of the Middle East signal an opportunity for science to flourish — but scientific vigour will not be enough to foster development, transparency and freedom, says Naser Faruqui.

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