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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.

January 22, 2014

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh building
05:39 GMT

More than 100 students have successfully passed the professional and academic programs offered by first-class international education institutions that are partners with Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University.

January 21, 2014

GEMS Education
08:53 GMT
(press release)

GEMS Education, one of the world’s leading education providers, has appointed Jeffrey Beard as Group Director for Innovation.

Qatar Foundation
04:55 GMT

Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development, will host a symposium on ‘Systems Biology of Diabetes: Towards Precision Medicine’.

January 20, 2014

Abu Dhabi University their hybrid electric car
11:50 GMT

Abu Dhabi University unveiled its first hybrid electric car, designed by a group of students from the College of Engineering and sponsored by “Panasonic”.

Byung-Soo Eun, Founder of VIUM
10:41 GMT

As part of the Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents a lecture by Korean design consultant and curator Byung-Soo Eun entitled ‘Design beyond tradition’.

During the event
08:58 GMT
(press release)

The University of Sharjah today announced that it has bolstered its ability to prepare students for the workforce by signing up for SAP’s University Alliances program (UAP).

January 19, 2014

Dr. Fred Moavenzadeh, President, Masdar Institute
07:17 GMT

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology announced it will host a panel of eminent professionals who will assess ways to tackle the economic and social challenges faced by resource-rich countries during the WFES 2014.

January 16, 2014

Many in the private sector who received the publication asked, “What economic or social accomplishment is this special publication going to detail?”
20:07 GMT

A book on the president’s first-term accomplishments will soon be released – though it might take time for the book’s publishers to find such accomplishments.

During the event
11:06 GMT

Abu Dhabi University (ADU) signed yesterday a 5-year Memorandum of Agreement with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Saudi Arabian authorities have deported over 60,000 workers since November (File Archive)
10:32 GMT

Many illegal expats are coming back to KSA to work regardless of previous government deportations and crackdown on undocumented workers less than three months ago.

MENA salaries are expected to increase across all sectors, and particularly within infrastructure, tourism and construction development (File Archive/Shutterstock)
10:21 GMT

Professional salaries in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region are expected to grow six to eight percent this year.

During the event
06:30 GMT

Forty-five,grade-three students from the elementary school at Qatar Academy Sidra, Qatar Academy Primary School and Awsaj Academy took part in "Plant a Tree for Life" campaign last Wednesday at Education City.

Masdar Institute
05:55 GMT
(press release)

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology announced it will highlight its main research thrust areas during the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2014.

January 13, 2014

Work by Fathi Hassan
08:30 GMT

The Gallery at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar is pleased to present ‘The Depth of Hope’, by acclaimed Egyptian Sudanese artist Fathi Hassan.

Abu Dhabi University
08:06 GMT

Abu Dhabi University’s Car Decoration contest has crowned its winner: Abdalla Al Sharij Al Mannaee whose out-of-the-box decoration stood head and shoulders above the rest.