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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.

May 9, 2013

Qatar Biobank is spreading quickly and members of the wider community have also begun contributing
05:58 GMT

Qatar Biobank recently welcomed its 300th participant through the doors of its centre in Hamad Medical City.

May 8, 2013

Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
12:25 GMT

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar held its 2013 Commencement Ceremony on 6 May at the Education City Student Center.

Khalifa University
09:10 GMT

Khalifa University announced today that it will hold the UAE’s Seventh Information and Communication Technology Research Forum (ICTRF2013), at its Abu Dhabi campus from May 12th to 14th, 2013.

Hanan Mohammed Alshikhabobakr, CMU
05:49 GMT

More apparent than in the number of highly accomplished female graduates of information and computer technology at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.

During the event
05:40 GMT
(press release)

A representative of ALHOSN University’s English Department extensively discussed the use of inquiry-based learning as a sound alternative approach to teaching English to the UAE’s Arab students.

May 7, 2013

Khalifa University students
08:54 GMT

Student Council and Theater Club at the Khalifa University organized a Talents Day at the National Theatre in Abu Dhabi.

During the event
06:25 GMT

Hamad bin Khalifa University granted six exceptional students the ‘President’s Award’ in recognition of their academic excellence and commitment to making a difference both on campus and within the wider community.

Dr. Matteo Chiesa, Associate Professor at LENS, Masdar Institute
05:57 GMT
(press release)

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology announced leading international experts in nanotechnology will be gathering in Abu Dhabi for a workshop on Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM).

May 6, 2013

During the visit
09:11 GMT

An academic delegation from several prominent Japan-based academic institutions visited Khalifa University campus in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

UD at Fujairah Education Expo
08:46 GMT
(press release)

The University of Dubai marked its first participation at the annual Fujairah Higher Education & Educational Technologies Exhibition.

During the event
06:10 GMT

Khalifa University organized today a Workshop at its Abu Dhabi campus for science and mathematics teachers from a variety of UAE public schools.

Prof. Mohamed Zairi, Growth & Corporate Strategy, Assistant Chancellor at HBMeU
05:57 GMT
(press release)

HBMeU has announced that Prof. Mohamed Zairi, Growth & Corporate Strategy, Assistant Chancellor at HBMeU, has been awarded the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Global Quality’ recognition medal.

May 2, 2013

Masdar Institute
11:01 GMT

Masdar Institute announced one of its students highlighted her research and academic experience in the area of sustainability and renewable energy during the Talent Management Oil & Gas Conference 2013 in Abu Dhabi.

Jordan is continuing its crackdown on undocumented workers
09:23 GMT

As the world marked Labour Day on Wednesday, Jordan's Labour Ministry said it continues its efforts to organise the labour sector with inspection campaigns to detect illegal guest workers.

May 1, 2013

Egypt's bourse and banks are closed due to Labour day
12:17 GMT

Wednesday 1 May, May Day, has officially been designated as a holiday for bank and Egyptian Exchange (EGX) employees, with work set to resume on Thursday.