Education, Training & Recruitment

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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.

June 2, 2011

Ahmed Basiony was killed by snipers on January 28 during Egypt’s Friday of Wrath protest in Tahrir Square
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Shady El Noshokaty, a visual artist and assistant professor at AUC Performing and Visual Arts Department, is organizing an installation of the late avant-garde artist, Ahmed Basiony.

June 1, 2011

Taj Mahal
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Eton Institute, the UAE’s largest language training centre, will be offering a free language course in the Indian national language – Hindi for the entire month of June.

Executives during the opening
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(press release)

Khalifa University, Cassidian and Emiraje Systems L.L.C. recently established the Cyber Operations Centre of Excellence. The new centre will be located at Khalifa University.

Part of the Family Computer School project
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Dubai Women’s College (DWC) Diploma students recently concluded their Family Computer School (FCS) project in an effort to enhance computer literacy among more than 80 women in the local community.

Omar Hefni, UD President
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(press release)

The University of Dubai’s (UD) Board of Trustees recently held a meeting at Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry to confirm the list of graduates for the academic year 2010-2011.

The graduates
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(press release)

Emirates International School - Jumeirah hosted the Graduation Ceremony of the Class of 2011 on Thursday, 26th May 2011.

May 31, 2011

The Beauty Chorus by Kate Lord Brown
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Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar and Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing will host an author talk and book launch for The Beauty Chorus on Wednesday, 1 June, 2011 at 6:00 PM at the Saffron Hall at VCUQatar.

Students performing Dabkeh during the event
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(press release)

Students at the Abu Dhabi University celebrated their annual Global Day through performances that promoted a message of tolerance and multi-cultural harmony.

During the graduation ceremony
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(press release)

The Canadian University of Dubai, a leading university, research and teaching institution in the UAE, held today, May 31, its Inaugural Graduation Ceremony at the Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah.

During the honoring ceremony
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The University of Dubai has recognized students and organizations that contributed and supported the Department of Student Services (DSS).

With a choice of six popular languages, the courses aim to get learners speaking a new language by the end of summer
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Give yourself the ultimate language treat this summer at Eton Institute, UAE’s largest language and professional training centre, with special ‘Summer Super-Intensive’ courses, offers and cultural events.

American University of Beirut
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The faculty of medicine at the American University of Beirut announced the establishment of the “Arab Regional Center for Research and Training in Mental Health”.

Palm tree
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WCMC-Q researchers have identified a region of the date palm genome linked to gender, making it possible for the first time to quickly and easily identify male and female trees.

Sesame Street
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(press release)

Experts in education are invited to participate in a seminar, June 4-5 in Riyadh. Sesame Workshop will design the educational framework for the GCC Iftah Ya Simsim project.

May 30, 2011

Ian Sanders, Lead Partner, PwC’s Middle East TMT Leader
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(press release)

INSEAD, the leading international business school, hosted a seminar on its Abu Dhabi campus entitled ‘Investment Policy and Innovation in the UAE.