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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 26, 2013

Emirati women entrepreneurs from the Northern Emirates
10:44 GMT
(press release)

University of Dubai has graduated yet another cohort of selected Emirati women entrepreneurs from the Northern Emirates.

Strike action is crippling schools in Lebanon
10:21 GMT

Strikes in Lebanon is severely disrupting education establishment as private and public sector workers take industrial action over a long-debated government pay increase for teachers.

700 jobs have been secured in Jordan as part of a national employment campaign
06:31 GMT

More than 700 jobs have been secured in Jordan, under the National Employment Campaign, Labour Minister Nidal Katamine announced on Monday.

Dr. Kanade with Dean Baybars and Ambassador Kenjiro Monji
04:27 GMT
(press release)

Whether it’s cricket, basketball or football, it can be hard for fans to see all the action in a fast-paced sports game.

February 25, 2013

Unemployment remains a big issue for the Palestinian economy, with over a quarter of the population without work
12:29 GMT

Unemployment in Palestine eased slightly in the third quater of 2012, but over quater of the population remain without work, according to Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics.

Four Kuwaiti MPs are pushing for increased wages for employees throughout the country
11:37 GMT

Four Kuwaiti lawmakers are pushing to raise the monthly minimum wage of Kuwaiti nationals in the public sector, with private sector employees also receiving yearly increment in line with inflation.

Eton Institute
08:45 GMT

Eton Institute, the UAE’s largest language training institute, is hosting a memorable cultural evening -‘Festival de Sanremo’ - highlighting the delights of the Italian Song Festival.

Dr. Abdul Sattar Al-Taie, QNRF's Executive Director addressing the audience at the mobile app launch
04:25 GMT

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) today announced the launch of its new mobile application, making it one of the few research funding agencies globally to employ such technology.

February 24, 2013

Abu Dhabi University
11:52 GMT

Case studies highlighting different succession plans and strategies that are currently implemented throughout family businesses in the GCC region Organized by Abu Dhabi University Knowledge Group at Dusit Thani Dubai Hotel.

During the forum
09:11 GMT

ALHOSN University joined some of the UAE’s top educational institutions and experts in discussing important issues affecting the learning environment and abilities of youth.

Book Cover
07:45 GMT

Khalifa University Assistant Professor, Dr. Muhamad Olimat, has recently published a book with Routledge Publishing House entitled China and the Middle East: From Silk Road to Arab Spring.

Qatar's Natural Lagoon
05:00 GMT

Experts, academics and professionals devoted to environmental sustainability gathered recently to discuss innovative solutions for water conservation, recycling, and reuse in Qatar.

In front of White House, Washington
04:53 GMT

More than a dozen journalism and communication students from Northwestern University in Qatar are touching down in major cities all over the world this week to kick-off their Journalism Residency program.

February 21, 2013

At the 3D scale model
04:49 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development hosted Her Excellency Vanda Pignato, First Lady of El Salvador, earlier today.

February 20, 2013

The Palestinian Authority announced on Tuesday that it will pay January's waged within the next two days
12:52 GMT

The Palestinian Authority announced on Tuesday that it will pay its employees part of the January salary in the next two days, according to a cabinet statement issued after its weekly meeting.