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Tag Archives: Skills

QSTP brings back Arab Innovation Academy to enhance entrepreneurial skills

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), a part of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D) and the European Innovation Academy (EIA) kicked off the second edition of their Arab Innovation Academy (AIA) on January 2, 2018. More than 160 aspiring “techpreneurs” from Qatar, MENA, and representatives from India and Russia come together for a single purpose: to help Arab …

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Middle East and Africa to Spend USD 600 Million on Technology by 2016, Boosting Students’ Digital Economy Skills

Interactive Displays and Video Collaboration Facilitate More Engaged Learning. Middle East students will have the skills to succeed in the digital economy, as the region’s educational investment in audiovisual technology is set to top USD 600 million by 2016, industry experts announced today. Governments, schools, and universities in the Middle East are embracing digital technology such as whiteboards, interactive displays …

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DEWA signs MoU with University of Sharjah to develop skills and provide scholarships for UAE Nationals

Dubai – DEWA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Sharjah . The MoU supports DEWA ‘s strategy to strengthen cooperation with UAE National higher-education institutions to develop skills and provide scholarships for UAE Nationals. The MoU promotes collaboration in scientific research and studies, and special programmes. The University of Sharjah will also allocate 10 seats …

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New wells learning centre to boost Omani skills

PDO/Shell training facility opens at Mina Al Fahal A state-of-the-art training facility for experienced wells professionals and newcomers has been officially opened at PDO ‘s Mina Al Fahal headquarters by His Excellency Dr Mohammed bin Hamad Al Rumhy, the Minister of Oil and Gas. The Wells Learning Centre, a joint venture between PDO and Shell, is a first for the …

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Silver Tongue holds an interactive event on leadership skills

AMMAN — Silver Tongue Communication hosted a panel discussion in Amman that brought about seven Jordanian leaders who shared their experience and insights with the participants on leadership skills. The “Leadership Secrets from Amman” event hosted on June 3, marked the closing of a series of events organized by the Silver Tongue Communication that started in May for different levels …

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Children need active learning to master new, vital skills

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/Debbie Mccallum By Pierre Lena – SciDev.Net Pilot projects are paving the way for a science education ‘revolution’ to nurture reasoning skills, says Pierre Léna. For about a century, basic education in the developing world has focused on improving reading, writing and counting. But since science and technology are now key for human development, reasoning skills should …

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TRAINEX 2013 reflects on how changing labour market will call for skill enhancement particularly for the youth segment

Muscat: The year 2012 was characterised by crisis in labour markets with advanced economies accounting for half of the total increase in unemployment of 28 million according to the Global Trends Report for 2013. The situation is expected to pick-up from 2013-14 and governments worldwide are stepping up their efforts to support skill enhancement and address the gap between demand …

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Global Education Forum pushes education for employability agenda at GESS 2013

UAE Ministry of Education initiative aims to make a dent in massive gap between youth education and skills required by the workforce. With youth employment prospects still a massive challenge in the Arab world, education for employability initiatives are driving key reforms in education curriculums throughout the region. At the forthcoming Gulf Educational Supplies and Solutions (GESS) 2103 exhibition, education …

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The 27 Irrefutable Laws Of Entrepreneurship

By: Tito Phillips, Jnr – AfricanBrains Prior to starting up your own business as a self employed professional, you were probably an employee being paid to dispense your technical skills for an agreed fee. Now that you are in business for yourself, the first skill you must possess to not just succeed, but to also survive before success comes is …

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Broadband access ‘must expand to include poor’

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 22 June 2012. The Rio+20 summit has highlighted a new concerns for the Worlds poor,  access to broadband  and  ICT skills. These two areas have been targeted as sustainable goals, so as to close the technology gap opening up exponentially as we accelerate through the digital age. Some may argue that the …

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