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In Egypt, there is less emphasis on vocational education which is usually frowned upon by society as far interior to university learning.
January 18, 2015 - 04:55 GMT
Education in Egypt has been further dented by the unrest that has engulfed the country since the start of the Arab Spring in January 2011.

November 5, 2014

Qatar Foundation
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Qatar Foundation (QF) and its member the Qatar National Library (QNL) will this week jointly organise a special event of culture and family entertainment celebrating the year-long ‘Qatar–Brazil 2014’ festival.

November 4, 2014

Between 1980 and 2013, Saudi Arabia’s life expectancy at birth increased by 12.5 years
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Saudi Arabia has achieved higher than the global average in the development achieved in the education sector, according to the Human Development Report for 2014

November 2, 2014

Qatar Foundation’s Annual Research Conference
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Qatar Foundation’s Annual Research Conference (ARC) has announced this month’s conference agenda will address Qatar’s Integrated Healthcare Grand Challenges.

October 30, 2014

Kuwaiti winner Mai Al-Nakib, author of The Hidden Lights of Objects
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Mai Al-Nakib, whose debut book was published through Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing, a member of Qatar for Education, has won the Edinburgh International Book Festival’s 2014 First Book Award.

October 29, 2014

Escultura Mauro
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Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, in partnership with the Qatar-Brazil Year of Culture at Qatar Museums, is pleased to host MFA Designer in Residence Felipe Fonseca for a lunchtime lecture on Wednesday, 5 November 2014.

October 28, 2014

During the University’s participation in NAJAH 2014
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Abu Dhabi University announced yesterday (28 October) several new programs and initiatives that will be implemented throughout the academic year.

Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference
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Qatar Foundation’s Annual Research Conference (ARC’14) has revealed a 13 per cent increase in scientific abstracts submissions; a record number for the flagship annual event.

Mohammed Al-Issa told Al-Hayat newspaper on Sunday that other reasons included marriage conflicts, forgery, depression and ethical issues.
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An average of 100 Saudis studying in the US are expelled from the country annually for various reasons, including violating immigration rules

October 27, 2014

Qatar Foundation
07:46 GMT

The Qatar Nanny Training Academy (QNTA) has welcomed more than double the number of students in its second batch of childcare training.

October 26, 2014

President Rafael of Ecuador signing Qatar Foundation’s Visitors’ Book in the presence of Engineer Saad Al Muhannadi, President of Qatar Foundation
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Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) hosted the President of the Republic of Ecuador, His Excellency President Rafael Correa as part of his two-day state visit to Qatar.

During the event
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Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) recently concluded the 4th Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Awareness Workshop, co-organized with Qatar's National Committee for the Prohibition of Weapons (NCPW).

October 23, 2014

During the event
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Four students from Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) have developed an innovative and breakthrough project to create a school in a slum village in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Dr Ahmed Elmagarmid, Executive Director of Qatar Computing Research Institute, delivering opening remarks at the ceremony celebrating students’ success at the summer internship programme
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Since its inauguration, the Qatar Computing Research Institute’s (QCRI) Summer Internship Programme has grown to become one of the most sought after computer science trainee programmes in Qatar.

October 22, 2014

Qatar Foundation’s Annual Research Conference
06:12 GMT

Qatar Foundation’s Annual Research Conference (ARC’14) is calling on the local science and research community to help address Qatar’s Grand Challenges by participating at the milestone event next month.

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor, HBMSU
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(press release)

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), has been appointed as head of the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE).