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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.

February 3, 2014

Arabtec hopes that its hiring campaign can help mitigate growing youth unemployment in the region (File Archive)
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One of the region's largest construction firms, Arabtec, is planning to recruit 10,000 youth from across the Middle East and North African region as the firm expands its operations.

During the event
07:39 GMT
(press release)

GEMS Education hosted ‘Maker Day Dubai 2014’, showcasing the creations of individuals or groups that invent, design, and/or build a product with the goal of learning, teaching, inspiring, or improving the world around them.

February 2, 2014

As the elderly population grows in the Gulf, can the region's healthcare sector meet the growing demand? (Shutterstock)
11:00 GMT

As Gulf populations age, the region is becoming more concerned with the lack of skill development within its healthcare sector.

During the National Sport Day
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In preparation for Qatar’s third National Sports Day, Qatar Foundation is organising a series of exciting sports and recreation events that the whole community will be able to enjoy.

January 30, 2014

Based on the education sector’s historical growth over the last 10 years, 110 new schools are expected to enter the market in the next seven years
08:55 GMT

The growing demand for education in Dubai will increase the number of schools by 70 per cent in less than a decade.

January 29, 2014

Three NU-Q program directors, Mary Dedinsky, journalism, Sandra Richards, liberal arts, and Scott Curtis communication, offer prospective students unique insights on their individual programs
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Northwestern University in Qatar is opening its doors to prospective students in a bid to support them through the application process required to pursue a Northwestern degree in journalism or communication.

As UAE's overall economy grows, the rise in professional job opportunities has been rising steadily over the past year (Shutterstock)
09:45 GMT

Professional job opportunities in the UAE have increased by 12 percent, according to recent data.

09:20 GMT
(press release)

INSEAD, the leading international business school, announces the establishment of a new senior administrative team to oversee its operations across its three campuses in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Qatar Foundation
09:04 GMT

Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals (BQFJ) and Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI), launched Advances in Applied Biomedicine.

Abu Dhabi University
07:38 GMT

Abu Dhabi University announced the dedication of 5,579,950 AED to be spent on scholarships and financial benefiting 688 students.

January 28, 2014

During the event
12:42 GMT
(press release)

GEMS Education celebrated the listing of a 200 million dollar (AED 735 million) Sukuk on NASDAQ Dubai, with founder and Chairman Sunny Varkey ringing the market opening bell at Dubai Financial Market (DFM).

Saudization programs have so far created about 600,000 jobs for citizens
09:36 GMT

The Saudi government’s rising investment in infrastructure projects in the Kingdom would create nearly 2 million direct and another 2.5 million indirect jobs, local media.

January 27, 2014

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor, HBMeU
11:40 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU) has announced that it will be hosting the 6th Conference on e-Learning Excellence in the Middle East taking place as part of HBMeU Congress 2014.

Northwestern University in Qatar residency programs
06:00 GMT
(press release)

More than 20 students from Northwestern University in Qatar are preparing to experience professional life at some of the world’s foremost media organizations as part of their residency programs.

Qatar Foundation
05:47 GMT

Building upon their ongoing partnership, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) and Boeing will co-organise the Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (MLDAS).