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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.

April 2, 2014

Jim Hagemann-Snabe, Co-CEO and Executive Board Member and Sunny Varkey, Chairman, GEMS Education
09:46 GMT
(press release)

GEMS Education has become the first K-12 Institution in MENA to join SAP’s University Alliances Programme (UAP).

April 1, 2014

Wedding ceremony for five orphan brides at AUC New Cairo
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For the ninth year in a row, the Volunteers in Action (VIA) student club at The American University in Cairo (AUC) organized a wedding ceremony for five orphan brides at AUC New Cairo.

Dr. Laith Abu-Raddad, Associate Professor of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, presented his work on HIV
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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) hosted the second in the series of Qatar Foundation Research & Development (QF R&D) seminars in which key findings were revealed into different health-related projects.

March 30, 2014

During the event
06:36 GMT
(press release)

The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) announced the winners for ‘Best Paper’ and ‘Best Student Paper’ during the conclusion of the HBMSU Congress held at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai.

March 26, 2014

Panel Members
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Scholars from Northwestern University in Qatar and Northwestern University’s Middle East and North African collaborated to publish an engaging monograph entitled On the Ground: New Directions in Middle East and North African Studies.

HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, TAG-Org chairman
05:58 GMT

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) announced the launch of a new center called Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge and Wealth Creation Center (TAG-Creation).

March 25, 2014

During the event
10:35 GMT

More than 700 of Abu Dhabi University’s staff, faculty members and their families flocked to the University’s campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain to celebrate its 4th Annual International Day.

Qatar National Library
05:44 GMT

Qatar National Library (QNL) unveils its innovative brand identity on Tuesday, inspired by the iconic architectural design of its new home that is currently under construction in Education City.

March 24, 2014

Italian interaction designer Giorgio Olivero
13:06 GMT

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents a lecture by Italian interaction designer Giorgio Olivero entitled ‘Openness is the New Normal’.

During the visit
12:13 GMT
(press release)

Disney Star, Jason Earles visited three GEMS Schools in Dubai this week.

Jamal Abdullah Lootah, CEO, Imdaad
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad was recently honored by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) in an honoring ceremony under the theme, ‘Together we Develop,’ held recently at the University’s Campus in Dubai.

Dr Abdul Haq Hamish, a Professor from QFIS
05:40 GMT

Research Centres from the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS) at Hamad bin Khalifa University held a public seminar on ‘Electronic Resources of Islamic Studies’ last week.

March 23, 2014

During the ceremony
11:28 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University recognized its partners for their valuable contributions directed towards the university’s growth over the past years during a ceremony titled “Together we Grow.”

Northwestern University in Qatar
06:01 GMT

Northwestern University in Qatar recently celebrated the successes of students who demonstrated academic excellence, securing their spots on the fall semester Dean’s List.

Thirty-six Saudi engineers have been referred to the Ministry of Interior for investigation due to suspicion that they are holding fake engineering degrees.
03:55 GMT

“The total number of fake engineering degrees that were discovered has amounted to 1,300."