Education, Training & Recruitment

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Buoyed by a growing population of both locals and expats, the total number of schools in the region is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4 per cent from 2013 to 2020.
July 4, 2014 - 02:09 GMT
However, the sector also faces a number of challenges such as the shortage of skilled teachers and regulation of fees that obstruct the growth of the education industry in the long term.

June 25, 2014

University of Dubai
10:29 GMT
(press release)

The Alumni Association at the University of Dubai in cooperation with Beit Al Khair Society, is hosting a ‘charity Suhoor’ event for financially challenged students under the slogan ‘Charity empowers Education’.

Saeed Al Muntafiq, Group Chief Executive Officer for GEMS Education
10:12 GMT
(press release)

GEMS Education, the region’s leading education provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Saeed Al Muntafiq as Group Chief Executive Officer for the company.

June 24, 2014

This year’s participants come from the United States as well as several European and Asian countries. Most of them are university students, although a few are professionals.
14:20 GMT

Sixty-one international students arrived at the American University of Beirut this week to start a seven-week program in Arabic language and culture, undeterred by recent turmoil.

June 23, 2014

Dr. Mohamed Zayani, a media professor at Georgetown University in Qatar at Al Jazeera Forum
05:25 GMT

Dr. Mohamed Zayani, a media professor at Georgetown University in Qatar delivered the keynote address at the official launch of the new Media Studies Unit, a research-oriented initiative by Al Jazeera Centre for Studies.

June 22, 2014

Qatar Foundation
06:27 GMT

The Qatar Academy Sidra (QA Sidra) Art Department has raised QR10,000 for Syrian refugees from an auction at the school’s second student art exhibition.

June 19, 2014

Investment in research and development (R&D) grew 29 percent in 2013 to reach TL 5.8 billion, though Turkey has a long way to go to reach its ambitious R&D targets for 2023.
23:22 GMT

The lion's share of public R&D funding -- 38 percent -- is allocated to universities, followed by the defense industry at 24.5 percent and industrial production and technology at 16 percent.

During the event
08:27 GMT

Abu Dhabi University recently concluded its 10th anniversary celebrations by honoring 100 members of its faculty and staff for their contribution to the University’s advancement in administrative and academic fields.

June 18, 2014

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor, HBMSU
09:56 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced its participation as the official academic partner for ‘Smart Living City- Dubai 2014,’ an exhibition.

University of Dubai
09:12 GMT
(press release)

The University of Dubai, one of the leading higher education institutions in the United Arab Emirates, held a meeting of the board of trustees this month to discuss the university’s development plans and new projects.

June 17, 2014

During the event
12:51 GMT

Three teams of business students recently won 30,000 AED for the innovative investment strategies they presented during the closing ceremony of Abu Dhabi University’s “Stock Market Competition 2014”.

June 15, 2014

Qatar Foundation
05:42 GMT

Qatar National Research Fund, has teamed up with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institute of Health to co-sponsor a joint-funding programme.

June 12, 2014

He also explained that the ministry's "Ajeer" system is linked to recruitment companies and will allow the ministry to monitor the recruitment deals between the companies and their clients.
15:42 GMT

The Ministry of Labor is planning to unify the wages of domestic workers hired on a temporary basis,

Qatar Foundation
06:06 GMT

The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), a member of the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS), will be hosting a public seminar today (Thursday) focusing on the ‘Ethicality of Islamic Banking System’.

June 11, 2014

Georgetown University in Qatar
13:41 GMT

Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) was awarded three research grants by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) during the 6th annual QNRF Forum held at the Qatar National Convention Centre recently.

During the event
09:51 GMT

QATAR NATIONAL LIBRARY teamed up with the World Digital Library (WDL) to host the 2014 WDL Arab Peninsula Regional Group Symposium.