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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 16, 2013

CS4 Qatar for women
09:45 GMT

Attracting women into STEM fields traditionally has been a challenge, but Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar is taking steps to improve female representation in these areas.

Aerial view of Main Building
08:02 GMT
(press release)

American University of Sharjah announced that it will organize its first cyber security boot camp to update general computer users from professionals and students on the latest cyber security threats.

January 15, 2013

The UAE's interior ministry has warned that any undocumented workers who stay after the visa ban face legal actions
10:01 GMT

Once the UAE's visa amnesty is completed in February, the Ministry responsible has said that anyone hiring or sheltering undocumented workers will face legal proceedings.

Eton Institute
07:20 GMT

Eton Institute, the UAE’s largest training institute, conducts TESOL and TFL certificate courses leading to an ACE (Access Certificate in English) qualification accredited by the UK's City and Guilds.

During the event
07:07 GMT

Six HCT-Dubai, Women’s Campus, Network Engineering final-year students made a trip to Kenya to execute a project to connect a wireless Internet network within an academic Institute in one of the poor villages there.

During All for Palestine meeting
04:31 GMT

The Board of Trustees for the All For Palestine Society was convened in Amman to discuss some significant topics and the achievements realized in the past months.

January 14, 2013

Khalifa University Nuclear Simulation Lab
11:29 GMT

Khalifa University announced today that it will participate in the World Future Energy Summit taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from January 15th to the 17th.

Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor
10:00 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University has announced the launch of its flagship Ph.D. program in its e-School of Business and Quality Management, e-School of Health and Environmental Studies and School of e-Learning.

January 13, 2013

ALHOSN University
08:51 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN began 2012 on a high note by officially launching its Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) program.

Egyptian police are starting a trade union to improve their working conditions
08:16 GMT

Egypt's Police Coalition held a forum Friday to discuss means of establishing a police union to defend police working rights.

During the event
05:41 GMT

HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh delivered a lecture on “Democratization of Education” at Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture and Research.

January 11, 2013

13:28 GMT
(press release)

INSEAD released its detailed ranking of 100 of the world’s most accomplished chief executive officers across diverse industries and regions.

January 10, 2013

Workers at the Central Bank of Yemen are on strike over wage reforms
11:36 GMT

Employees at the Central Bank of Yemen initiated a partial strike this week, calling for a restructuring of their wage package

Transportation workers in the West Bank held a one day strike yesterday
09:47 GMT

Drivers of public transportation sector in the West Bank went on a one-day strike Wednesday to protest government failure to meet their demands paralyzing as a result life across the West Bank.

Khalifa University
06:24 GMT

Khalifa University announced today that its Banner Steering Committee received an award for “Building Dynamic Learning Communities through Enhanced Institutional Insight and Performance Management.”