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Hard at work: Saudi workers say they are hitting a "productivity wall" (Fayez Nureldine/AFP)
April 17, 2014 - 16:50 GMT
Six out of ten Saudi workers felt they didn't have the necessary tools or recourses to be productive according to a Global Workforce Survey.

August 28, 2011

Pre-Medical student receiving her welcome backpack from WCMC-Q staff
07:38 GMT
(press release)

Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar welcomes over sixty new students into its Premedical and Foundation Programs at the opening ceremonies for the new academic year.

August 24, 2011

Sultan Al Jaber, Chief Executive Officer, Masdar and Mugheer Al Khaili, Director-General, ADEC signing a Framework Agreement on Sustainability
13:12 GMT
(press release)

Masdar, and the Abu Dhabi Education Council today announced they have signed a framework agreement to collaborate in enhancing sustainability in Abu Dhabi schools.

Areej Nassar 26, is due to graduate from the Bradford MBA
11:05 GMT

The number of MBA students who are funding themselves rather than being funded by their company has increased from 20% to 90% over the last four years at a Dubai-based business school.

Group photo after the orientation
10:05 GMT

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar celebrated the new 2011-2012 academic year by welcoming new and returning faculty and staff.

Finding the right teacher training programme which combines preparation, lesson planning, and sufficient teaching practice is vital for a successful transition into the field
09:58 GMT

Adequate training and preparation is vital to increasing employability for aspiring teachers, says Eton Institute.

CMUQ students handing the bags to the workers
07:37 GMT
(press release)

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar welcomed its new class - the class of 2015 - on August 22nd, in a four-day orientation program.

August 23, 2011

Starting with an explanation of the Islamic call to prayer and a short iftar, attendees were then treated to a crash course in Arabic food where they sampled such authentic fare as dates, aromatic jallab, labneh, and hummus
09:01 GMT

Visitors at Eton Institute’s free ‘Understanding Arabia’ cultural evening this Thursday 18th August experienced the flavours of the Middle East at this community event.

August 22, 2011

Nitin Mehta, CFA, managing director for Europe, Middle East and Africa at CFA Institute
12:05 GMT
(press release)

CFA Institute announced today that 43 percent of 115,027 current and aspiring investment professionals worldwide passed the June 2011 CFA exams.

August 18, 2011

Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director, TECOM Investments’ Education Cluster, welcomed over 200 guests including senior officials and business partners from 450 HR companies and 28 universities based at the cluster
09:44 GMT
(press release)

TECOM Investments Education Cluster organised its eighth consecutive Iftar gathering at the Raffles hotel in Dubai.

Cass Business School
07:17 GMT
(press release)

Cass Business School Dubai has released a research report, ‘Maximising Women’s participation in the GCC Workforce’, with findings of significant consequence for GCC economies.

August 15, 2011

Blackboard
11:55 GMT
(press release)

Blackboard announced an expansion of its Middle East program with BME Holding S.A.L. (BME), a local partnership to meet growing demand for online teaching and learning solutions.

Ammar Nayfeh, working at the Microsystems Technology Laboratories
08:45 GMT
(press release)

Two students from the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, participated in a ‘nano-fabrication training’ program in the US and Turkey.

Other languages available in Eton Institute’s Phrasebook project include: Russian, German, French, Spanish and Italian
08:39 GMT

Eton Institute has launched its popular Arabic Phrasebooks for major retail distribution in the UAE.

August 14, 2011

Afnan testing Facebook tool
08:43 GMT

Summer internships typically involve students learning a specific skill or doing office work to get their foot in the door of an organization.

American University of Cairo
07:13 GMT

Following a long-standing tradition by AUC students, community service clubs are actively involved in their annual charity efforts to help the needy during the holy month of Ramadan.