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.

September 5, 2011

Dr. Howard Reed, Director of DWC
11:46 GMT

Dubai Women’s College, a Higher Colleges of Technology flagship institution welcomed approximately 400 new students in its New Student Orientation program for the new academic year 2011-2012.

September 4, 2011

The distinguished students in the general secondary examination
10:50 GMT

Under the patronage of HE Dr. Tayseer Nuaimi, Jordan's Minister of Education, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) awarded distinguished students in the general secondary examination,Tawjihi.

August 28, 2011

The DDC’s program in Abu Minqar expanded with the launch of a new initiative to provide solar energy to power the community and to support sustainable economic development
11:42 GMT

In pursuit of its mission to create sustainable development in Egypt’s desert areas, AUC’s Desert Development Center (DDC) is continuing its five-year investment in the oasis community of Abu Minqar.

Eton Institute
08:51 GMT

Eton Institute is offering a free Chinese (Mandarin) course to the public in celebration of the launch of its Mandarin Phrasebooks on Amazon.

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.