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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.

October 31, 2011

Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar
12:02 GMT
(press release)

Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar (SFS-Q) held an international negotiation and crisis simulation exercise on the humanitarian crisis and civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo over two days during the weekend.

Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology and Chairman of the UAE Genetic Diseases Association
10:49 GMT

Folic Acid Awareness Campaign kicked off today at Dubai Women’s College (DWC) in collaboration with the Dubai-based UAE Genetic Diseases Association.

Yarmouk University
08:00 GMT

The Arab Society of Certified Accountants (ASCA) opened its new branch at Queen Rania Center for Jordanian Studies and Community Service at Yarmouk University in a special ceremony.

During the ceremony
07:13 GMT
(press release)

HBMeU, has announced that Prof. Alain Senteni, Dean of the School of e-Education, has recently been awarded an Honorary Doctorate degree in Education by the University of Sherbrooke, Canada.

October 30, 2011

Dr. M. Omar Hefni, President of UD
11:56 GMT
(press release)

The University of Dubai (UD) recently embarked on its third year of the Alumni-Student Mentoring Program (ASMP).

Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
11:45 GMT
(press release)

The WCMC-Q Biomedical Research Training Program for Nationals will recommence in January 2012 as part of the bold plans of Qatar Vision 2033 to advance the country with sustainable development.

American University of Cairo
09:49 GMT

The Department of Chemistry at (AUC) has announced an international symposium intended to bring global attention to the food safety and sanitation challenges faced by emerging nations.

Sheila Blair, Hamad Bin Khalifa Endowed Chair of Islamic Art at Virginia Commonwealth University
06:07 GMT

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar opened the Fourth Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art on Saturday, 29 October at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) in Doha.

October 27, 2011

During the forum
12:48 GMT

Scholars from around the world will explore individual objects held by the Museum of Islamic Art during the Fourth Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, October 29 -– 31, 2011 at the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar.

Dubai Women’s College
11:39 GMT

Dubai Women’s College (DWC) held the 2011 international conference on Current Trends in Information Technology (CTIT ‘11) at the DWC campus on October 26 and 27.

GEMS Education
11:01 GMT
(press release)

GEMS Education, the educational provider with the largest network of schools in the UAE from kindergarten to grade 12, has signed a memorandum of understanding with University of Cambridge

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research and Dipak C. Jain, Dean of INSEAD
09:57 GMT
(press release)

INSEAD, together with Injazat Data Systems, brought together senior executives from around the world and Global Executive MBA programme participants for the first ever ‘Global Business Leaders Conference.

Robert Lytle, Partner, Head of Education Centre of Excellence for Profit and International, The Parthenon Group, US; ImadGhandour, Managing Partner, Cedar Bridge, Saudi Arabia;Dr Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director, TECOM Investments’ Education Cluster, and Svava Lee Bjarnason, Senior Education Specialist, International Financial Corporation (IFC), US,at a panel discussion titled ‘How to Attract Investment for the Advancement of Education’during the Building Future Education MENA conference and exhibition held in Abu Dhabi
07:59 GMT
(press release)

The education sector in the UAE has come a long way over the past decadeto becomea benchmark for success in the region.

Yacine Messaoui, Manager of IT and Digital Media at Al Jazeera Network
06:34 GMT
(press release)

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar’s “Making the Connection” lecture series explored the powerful role technology played in the recent revolutions in the Arab world in a public lecture.

October 26, 2011

The winning team from Manipal University
12:02 GMT
(press release)

Eight local universities created innovative and sustainable design applications with recycled material at the INDEX Student Challenge 2011.