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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.

October 16, 2011

Dr. Tracy L. Vaughn, senior lecturer of literature at NU-Q, giving a talk on quilt making and its significance to the African American culture
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Understanding and celebrating diversity and cultural differences was the focus “Shades of Purple,” a week-long series of events for students at Northwestern University in Qatar this week.

Dr. Dirar Khoury, Qatar Foundation’s Director of Institutional Research and Chair of the Abstract Review Committee
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Officials at Qatar Foundation for Education have been received for expert review and presentation, covering topics from water desalination processes to the impact of autism on families in Qatar.

October 13, 2011

Dr. Ellen Wartella, Director of Northwestern University’s Center on Media and Human Development in Evanston, Illinois
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Children are at great risk in the face of a worldwide obesity crisis, fueled by fast food, poor health practices and a barrage of media messages.

Free for the public, the cultural evening was a memorable two-hour session about the way of life of Spanish speakers including social anecdotes and essential language phrases to a mini-dance presentation and a piñata full of candy and prizes
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UAE residents spent an evening yesterday immersed in Spanish and Latin American culture, language and tradition at a unique cultural event titled ¡Hola Amigos!, hosted by Eton Institute.

October 12, 2011

Dubai Women's College
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Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) Foundation presented today a check of Dhs500,000 to Dubai Women’s College, a Higher Colleges of Technology flagship institution, in support of financial aid students' transportation.

October 11, 2011

Abu Dhabi University library
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The libraries at Abu Dhabi University’s campuses have been updated in their collection of print and electronic books, and reference works to include over 100,000 titles in both English and Arabic languages.

October 10, 2011

During the meeting
09:06 GMT
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Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University, recently concluded the meeting of its board of governors at its new headquarters in Dubai International Academic City.

Sammon Group Founder and CEO, Miceál Sammon
06:43 GMT
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Sammon Group is marking its commitment to the MENA education sector by taking part as the Gold Sponsor of Building Future Education (BFE) MENA 2011 for the second consecutive year.

October 9, 2011

During the Family Day Event
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Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar (SFS-Qatar) held its 3rd annual Family Day over the weekend.

Northwestern University in Qatar
13:47 GMT
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Northwestern University in Qatar has announced that distinguished children’s media scholar, Dr. Ellen A. Wartella, will present “Children, Media and the Childhood Obesity Crisis”.

Sandra Wilkins, Chair of the Fashion Design department, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, receiving the awards
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VCUQatar Chair of the Fashion Design department Sandra Wilkins was awarded the Best Professor in Fashion Design at the recent World Education Congress (WEC) Asia Awards ceremony held in Dubai.

The institution will showcase its world-class academic programs and services to potential students, post graduates, parents, researchers, academic faculty and career professionals
09:35 GMT
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The University of Dubai (UD) announces its participation in the International Education Show, the UAE’s premier and most comprehensive higher education platform.

The winners
09:08 GMT
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ALHOSN University, has announced the winners of its annual ‘ALHOSN Exhibition Stand Competition’ which ran from mid-August to October 3, 2011.

Carnegie Mellon University
08:31 GMT
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Carnegie Mellon welcomed a diverse incoming class of 107 new students for the 2011-2012 academic year, including 98 new freshman and nine transfer students.

Following this event, Qatar Foundation and the universities in Education City will be hosting a series of programs for students and counselors
08:01 GMT
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Over 1,500 high school students and their parents from across Qatar swamped the halls of the Student Center in Education City on Wednesday night.