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Tag Archives: Education

Abu Dhabi School of Government hosts Harvard Kennedy School’s Leadership and Management Strategy Summit

Over 30 department managers at Abu Dhabi government entities attended a four-day retreat with Harvard professors Summit is part of the fifth year of the Emirates Leadership Initiative funded by gift from UAE government Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the recently launched academy responsible for the professional development of all government employees across the emirate, hosted …

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Education sector to host over 50% of its workloads in the cloud by 2020

Nutanix-commissioned survey by Vanson Bourne reveals the education sector will benefit from increased security, decreased TCO and ease of management Nutanix has announced the findings of its first ever global Enterprise Cloud Index, which included education institutions’ plans for adopting private, hybrid and public clouds*. The Index found that 55% of educational institutions’ workloads will be running in the cloud …

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Weekly Q&A: “Six of the top ten fastest-growing economies globally are currently in Africa”

Healthcare, education, infrastructure and the creative industries all provide opportunities for Gulf investors in sub-Saharan Africa – so long as they find the right partner, says Botho Energing Markets’ Isaac Kwaku Fokuo Welcome to Zawya Markets. Each Sunday we will be featuring an interview with a different analyst or markets expert from around the region. If you would like to …

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Sharjah Education Council signs agreement with Bukhatir Education

Advancement and Management “Beam” to manage Khalifah Al-Hamzah Private School in Al-Madam, Sharjah Sharjah Education Council has signed an agreement with Bukhatir Education Advancement and Management (Beam) to manage the first private school in Al Madam, Sharjah. The agreement was signed by Dr. Saeed Musabbeh Al Kaabi, President of Sharjah Education Council, and Mr. Salah Bukhatir, Chairman and CEO of …

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GEMS Education exercises its option to increase ownership in Egypt schools

Investment involves phased roll-out plan over a 5-year period catering for up to 40,000 students GEMS Education and EFG Hermes plan to acquire more than 30 schools in Egypt 50/50 joint venture will offer investors unique access to Egypt – MENA’s largest education market – with over 20 million enrolled students Dubai, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education, one of the …

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Shortage of affordable quality private schools in Dubai must be addressed, study finds

There is a growing move towards more affordable education in Dubai There is a growing need for more affordable private schools in Dubai – as parents look for top quality alternatives to high-end education, a new report has found. A “persistant shortage” of schools from kindergarten through to grade 12 with mid-range fees offers a “gap in the market” for …

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Research, education and infrastructure: How governments should spend to avoid tech obsolescence?

World Economic Forum research suggests more jobs will be created than destroyed through technological disruption Governments around the world concerned about the impact that technological change can have on jobs creation need to invest in research, education and infrastructure, according to a leading academic. Speaking at a press conference held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future …

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Nexford University to bridge a global skills gap

Egypt is one of the most important regions In less than a year, Nexford University (NXU), an online American university offering globally affordable education to learners worldwide, has closed its seed round of $4 million (April 2018), and has been licensed by the Higher Education Licensure Commission (HELC). The university, headquartered in Washington DC, analyzed more than 30 million job …

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World Bank: Education is not achieving its potential for MENA region

Education has the potential to shape the development trajectory of nations, boost growth and spread prosperity but in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) it is not achieving its potential, according to a new World Bank report. Despite the region’s large investments in education, young people are not learning the skills they need to compete in the labor …

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Research, education and infrastructure: How governments should spend to avoid tech obsolescence?

World Economic Forum research suggests more jobs will be created than destroyed through technological disruption Governments around the world concerned about the impact that technological change can have on jobs creation need to invest in research, education and infrastructure, according to a leading academic. Speaking at a press conference held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future …

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