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Tag Archives: Education

Arab researchers welcome online research database

[AMMAN] Scientists in the Arabic-speaking world have welcomed the launch of a subscription service by an online academic database of scientific and intellectual research in the region. The database, called E-Marefa, was launched last month (9 January) and is being overseen by the Jordan-based firm Knowledge World Company for Digital Content. It aims to provide Arab companies and scientists access to research …

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Biotech incubator launched for Arab researchers

Veterinary medicine will be one of the fields to benefit from the incubator Flickr-US National Archives [ABU DHABI] A biotechnology incubator aimed at supporting Arab researchers has been established following the signing earlier this month (13 February) of a two-year agreement between Abu Dhabi University and the medical research and product development company AccuVis Bio. The incubator, a first for …

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Egypt’s science city to spawn national research network

[CAIRO] Egypt is to establish a network of universities and research centres that will collaborate with the country’s planned US$2 billion science city, which is scheduled to open its doors to students in September 2012.

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United Arab Emirates: Education is a critical asset

The second Horasis Global Arab Business Meeting took place in Ras al Khaimah over 9 -10th October. It was opened by His Highness Shaikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, who called upon Arab businesses to look for innovation and invest in knowledge.  In this he follows an old line of …

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Saudi Arabia: 7 new colleges approved by King Abdullah

JEDDAH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has approved seven new colleges including two medical colleges, Higher Education Minister Khaled Al-Anqari announced on Monday. The new colleges will be established in Tabuk (college of business) Hail (business of administration), Baha (college of computer science and information technology), Hafr Al-Baten (college of business administration) and Asyah, Qassim (college of …

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Abu Dhabi set to build 47 new private schools

UAE- Abu Dhabi will soon be opening up to 47 brand new private schools to cater for its growing private sector education needs.

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Abu Dhabi Science Festival to engage over 500 university students

The Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) has partnered with five universities to engage over 500 higher education students as ‘Science Communicators’ in the Abu Dhabi Science Festival

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UNESCO supports development of OER in Morocco

Within the framework of UNESCO’s programme to promote Open Educational Resources, the UNESCO Rabat Office is organizing a workshop at the Morocco-Korean Training Centre on ICT in Education in Rabat from 3 to 6 October. The workshop will focus on the use of Scenari-Opale, an editorial chain under the FOSS licence, which allows teachers to easily produce, manage and publish …

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The Southern African ICT for Education Summit 2012

www.africanbrains.net/edusa AfricanBrains is proud to announce the launch of The Southern African ICT for Education Summit 2012, to be held 26-27 January 2012, Elephant Hills Resort, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe AfricanBrains organised and completed the African Education Summit 2011 in Morocco, which represented the start of a long-term commitment to bring the public sector and educational institutions together with private and …

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Schools begin to re-open in Libya

BENGHAZI: At Al-Shaheed Yusif Burahil School in downtown Benghazi the cries of excited boys playing football in the school playground can be heard in the streets outside. It is a sound heard the world over. But not for months in Libya.

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