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.

February 23, 2014

Abu Dhabi University
07:31 GMT

More than 100 high school and university students competed yesterday (Saturday) for the first three places in the “2014 National Mathematics Competition” on Abu Dhabi University’s Al Ain Campus.

Qatar’s environmental news website
07:24 GMT

Students enrolled in the advanced online storytelling course at Northwestern University in Qatar are launching a multimedia news website,, which investigates Qatar’s environmental issues.

During the event
05:25 GMT

The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), Executive Director, Noor Al Jehani, called for policy changes in the Arab world in order to strengthen rather than undermine the family unit.

February 19, 2014

During the launching
11:25 GMT

The American University in Cairo (AUC) announced today, in a press conference held on Tahrir Square campus, the official launch of the first University-based incubator in Egypt, the AUC Venture Lab (V-Lab).

During the event
08:58 GMT

A week after launching its seventh cycle, Qatar Science Leadership Program (QSLP) concluded its first workshop for participants studying outside of Qatar.

Masdar Institute
08:41 GMT
(press release)

Masdar Institute announced that it will open its doors to ambitious undergraduates with a passion for innovation and the potential to become successful scientists and researchers in future energy sectors.

February 18, 2014

President of Burkina Faso during his visit to Qatar Foundation
05:38 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development hosted His Excellency Blaise Compaore, President of Burkina Faso, as part of his state visit to Qatar.

February 17, 2014

Within the UAE, most students identified Dubai as their most likely study destination (File Archive)
13:00 GMT

UAE is ranked the fourth most attractive education destination in the world for students looking to pursue their studies abroad.

The FORSA project has provided mentoring training to upcoming entrepreneurs in the MENA region and beyond (For Illustrative Purposes/File Archive)
11:00 GMT

A new report suggests that 38 percent of entrepreneurs in Jordan are women, exceeding the international average rate of 33 percent.

Qatar Foundation
05:43 GMT

Leading regional researchers and internationally renowned scientists in the field of biomedical engineering are gathering in Doha on 17th February for the second Middle East Conference on Biomedical Engineering.

The decision aims to achieve social and economic goals reflected in the provision of education fees that are acceptable to students and parents.
03:37 GMT

Parents can breathe a sigh of relief regarding education costs for the foreseeable future following a decision by authorities to cap school fee hikes.

February 16, 2014

During the event
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Ambitious students across the world have the opportunity to gain global exposure and business skills for the future, courtesy of CIMA Global Business Challenge.

During the event
06:45 GMT

Abu Dhabi University hosted the first workshop titled “Dyslexia and our community” organized by Ta’leem Training and Skills Development Center, in collaboration with AIM Events.

Qatar Foundation
05:44 GMT

Qatar Green Building Council has announced its strategic membership of the International Sustainability Alliance.

February 13, 2014

During the event
06:40 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN University has announced that its courses, qualifications and degrees have been recognised by the Jordanian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.