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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.

January 26, 2014

Around 1,500 saplings were planted at the university on Saturday as part of the initiative.
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The initiative seeks to plant 1 million saplings over the next four years to increase the country’s green cover, a statement from the university said.

During the event
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(press release)

The University of Dubai, and the Citi Foundation, Citi’s social investment arm, today celebrated the completion of the 10th Citi-funded Diploma Program in Entrepreneurship and Business Plan Development.

January 22, 2014

Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup and the UK has offered to train and offer expertise to Qatari planners for the world class event (Courtesy of Wikimedia)
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The United Kingdom will offer its expertise on hosting world sporting events to Qatar for its highly-anticipated hosting of the 2022 World Cup.

Dr. Seetharaman, Group CEO of Doha Bank at the lecture
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Georgetown University’s CIRS hosted Dr. Seetharaman, Group Chief Executive Officer of Doha Bank, for a public Monthly Dialogue Series lecture titled “Sustainable Development for Economies and Corporations”.

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh building
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More than 100 students have successfully passed the professional and academic programs offered by first-class international education institutions that are partners with Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University.

January 21, 2014

GEMS Education
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(press release)

GEMS Education, one of the world’s leading education providers, has appointed Jeffrey Beard as Group Director for Innovation.

Qatar Foundation
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Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development, will host a symposium on ‘Systems Biology of Diabetes: Towards Precision Medicine’.

January 20, 2014

Abu Dhabi University their hybrid electric car
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Abu Dhabi University unveiled its first hybrid electric car, designed by a group of students from the College of Engineering and sponsored by “Panasonic”.

Byung-Soo Eun, Founder of VIUM
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As part of the Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents a lecture by Korean design consultant and curator Byung-Soo Eun entitled ‘Design beyond tradition’.

During the event
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(press release)

The University of Sharjah today announced that it has bolstered its ability to prepare students for the workforce by signing up for SAP’s University Alliances program (UAP).

January 19, 2014

Dr. Fred Moavenzadeh, President, Masdar Institute
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Masdar Institute of Science and Technology announced it will host a panel of eminent professionals who will assess ways to tackle the economic and social challenges faced by resource-rich countries during the WFES 2014.

January 16, 2014

Many in the private sector who received the publication asked, “What economic or social accomplishment is this special publication going to detail?”
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A book on the president’s first-term accomplishments will soon be released – though it might take time for the book’s publishers to find such accomplishments.

During the event
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Abu Dhabi University (ADU) signed yesterday a 5-year Memorandum of Agreement with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Saudi Arabian authorities have deported over 60,000 workers since November (File Archive)
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Many illegal expats are coming back to KSA to work regardless of previous government deportations and crackdown on undocumented workers less than three months ago.

MENA salaries are expected to increase across all sectors, and particularly within infrastructure, tourism and construction development (File Archive/Shutterstock)
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Professional salaries in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region are expected to grow six to eight percent this year.