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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.

March 20, 2014

American University of Beirut
06:09 GMT

An AUB-led team has developed a mobile phone application that bars any text messaging applications when mobile users are in a vehicle that goes over a preset speed.

March 19, 2014

Abu Dhabi University
11:22 GMT

Abu Dhabi University’s Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship “ADU Enterprise” in collaboration with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is organizing a workshop.

March 18, 2014

At least 40 companies will benefit from the new UK-Dubai Business Centre (Shutterstock)
12:51 GMT

The British government in partnership with the UAE will launch a new center in Duabi that will assist small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing their businesses in the Emirates.

During the celebration
06:40 GMT

Celebrations in recognition of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak “Mother of the Nation” President of the General Women's Union, commenced yesterday (Monday) on Abu Dhabi University’s campus.

During the event
05:37 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development held a celebration on Monday, thanking 390 of its longest-serving employees for their loyalty and commitment to the organisation.

March 17, 2014

The majority of Saudi companies say they will hire in the next three months, but over half of them are only looking to hire Saudi applicants (Shutterstock)
14:00 GMT

Based on recent surveys, nearly 70 percent of Saudi companies claim they will either probably or definitely hire in the upcoming three months.

During the event
12:25 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN University yesterday (Sunday, March 16, 2014) unveiled its new resource center called the ‘Irish Corner,’ which showcases Ireland’s rich history and culture.

AUC Swimming Academy
11:30 GMT

The American University in Cairo (AUC) has launched a Swimming Academy for Children and Adults, in the first of what might become a successive line of University-based sports academies.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee
07:47 GMT

Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) has invited its inventor, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, to deliver a public talk about future challenges and opportunities facing the technology.

March 16, 2014

During the event
10:00 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN University has announced it’s collaboration with Italy-based University of Florence for the hosting of an architectural exhibition titled ‘Projects for Sustainable Cities of Tomorrow,’ which will open March 15, 2014.

Abu Dhabi University Career Fair
09:28 GMT

More than 1330 students and graduates were introduced to a variety of job vacancies and training opportunities during Abu Dhabi University’s Career Fair 2014.

Qatar Foundation
05:53 GMT

For the first time Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing (BQFP) author, Dr Kaltham Al Ghanim, will be offering aspiring writers the opportunity to participate in a creative writing class rooted in folklore.

March 13, 2014

Qatar Foundation
05:55 GMT

The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), will be hosting its second annual international conference on ‘Ethics in a Changing World: Contemporary Perspectives’ this weekend.

March 12, 2014

The new book serves to also counteract mainstream media's classification of Arab women as either "affluent and indulging" or "battered, weak and oppressed" (Shutterstock)
15:00 GMT

"Arab Women Rising" is a new publication that captures the stories of 35 women entrepreneurs from the Middle East that are transforming the business sector and their communities simultaneously.

The new law will provide new incentives and specialised training programmes to encourage more Emiratis to work in the country's booming tourism sector (File Archive)
11:00 GMT

Members of UAE's Federal National Council are in process of drafting a law that will encourage, train and organise Emiratis to become tour guides with incentives and specialised training programmes.