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Pearson Welcomes Saudi Arabia’s Renewed Commitment to Education

Education budget provides an opportunity to transform the lives of young Saudis Riyadh, KSA – The world’s largest learning company, Pearson, has welcomed the Saudi Arabian Government’s five year plan to develop its education sector. The plan, approved by King Abdullah will see more than US$21.33bn (SAR80bn) spent on improving education in the Kingdom. Included in the education overhaul is …

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T4EDU Math and Science Teacher Development Programme expected to have positive impact on math and science education in Saudi Arabia

Training begins for first cohort of Saudi ‘Master’ educators Mathematics and science education should see notable improvements as a result of new teacher training initiatives being rolled out in the Kingdom, says Pearson Country Manager for Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Asiri. Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, is working closely with the Tatweer Company for Educational Services (T4edu) to roll out …

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Announcement of Arab Advisors Group’s Survey of smartphone applications usage patterns in Saudi Arabia

Final report will be ready for delivery by July 2014 The Arab Advisors Group concluded a new major media survey in Saudi Arabia in April 2014. The survey report, Saudi Arabia Mobile Applications Survey 2014, will provide the results of a major comprehensive survey of smartphone applications usage patterns in the country. The survey probes the respondents’ adoption and habits …

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Saudi Arabia: Almajdouie Logistics supporting Yanbu 3 Desalination Project

On May 22nd, 2014 Almajdouie Logistics has transported an Evaporator weighing 5,736.8 tons (gross weight during transportation), and believed to be the World’s heaviest, at the Yanbu 3 Desalination Project, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A total of six Evaporators will be transported by Almajdouie Logistics; four Evaporators will be fabricated in Vietnam and shipped to the site jetty at Yanbu, …

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Saudi Arabia is a leader in Technology, Media & Telecommunications

US$1.8 billion of health eVisits in Saudi Arabia Regional telecom operators to follow Saudi operators in partnering with Instant Messaging providers Within its regional roadshow to the promising Middle Eastern countries in terms of growth and development in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications – TMT sectors, Deloitte held the first-of-its kind TMT event in Saudi Arabia to launch the 2nd …

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Aruba Networks and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise to Host Mobility and Networking Event for Channel Partners in Saudi Arabia

Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN), a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise, and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise are set to host their first joint event for channel partners on the 15th of April, 2014 at the Courtyard Marriott in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. With regional organizations struggling to meet the demands that BYOD and mobility are putting on …

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Sector Experts to Share Insights at Inaugural Early Childhood Education Forum in Jeddah

Key Speakers to Include Dr Maisara Kayed Taher, Wafaa Mohammad Taiba and Laila Mohammad Taibah The Early Childhood Education Forum, an event organized by Stellar Group to raise awareness on the role of quality education in the formative years of a child, will bring together international experts in early childhood education to exchange best practices with practitioners in Saudi Arabia. …

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SA, Saudi Arabia explore business opportunities

Officials from South Africa and Saudi Arabia have met to discuss further avenues of business that have not yet been fully explored between the two countries. “There are a lot of expectations from both sides… that more should be done,” South African chairman of the SA-Saudi Arabia Business Council, Dr Iqbal Surve, said at the Saudi-South Africa business forum on …

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Saudi Arabia hosts The Brain Forum

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia will be hosting the first of its kind symposium in the Middle East region that will bring together some of the world’s top inspirational thinkers and pioneers in the field of Brain Research and Personalized Healthcare. Renowned scientists from all over the world will present their latest discoveries and hold open discussions on the future of brain …

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ArabNet’s Jeddah TechNight: Entrepreneurs are the key to creating a sustainable knowledge-based economy in Saudi Arabia

93% of businesses in the Kingdom are small to medium enterprises Entrepreneurs are fundamental for the growth of the economy in the Kingdom. According to a study by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), there are around 1.8 million micro, small- and medium-sized enterprises in Saudi Arabia, representing more than 93% of businesses in the Kingdom. In 2013, Saudi Arabia has …

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