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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.

April 24, 2013

Qatar Foundation
05:46 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development plans to enhance its migrant workers’ quality of life by launching a new welfare initiative that has been designed to curb unfair employment practices.

April 23, 2013

Abu Dhabi University celebrates international day
08:30 GMT

Abu Dhabi University celebrated its 3rd Annual International Day on both Abu Dhabi and Al Ain campuses, during which over 400 faculty and staff members representing 15 different nations.

ALHOSN University booth at Al Ain Education & Career Fair
06:05 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN University is joining the 5th Al Ain Education & Career Fair to capitalize on the employment and networking opportunities being opened up by the positive local and regional job market outlook.

During the event
05:34 GMT

Football enthusiasts are once again invited to celebrate the spirit of competition by attending the Qatar Foundation − FC Barcelona (FCB) Fan Zone event on April 23.

April 22, 2013

During the exhibition
12:45 GMT

The Gallery at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar is leased to present ‘6:3:1’ from three major design disciplines at VCUQatar and VCUarts, in one unique exhibition.

Lebanon's public sector workers have slammed  new reforms to working practices
11:00 GMT

Lebanon's public sector workers have slammed reform plans that were introduced along with the controversial new salary scale.

Masdar City
10:42 GMT

Thirty-seven students from HCT-Dubai, Women’s Campus, recently visited Masdar City in Abu Dhabi on an experiential learning initiative.

Qatar Foundation
05:42 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa).

April 21, 2013

During the event
09:43 GMT

Khalifa University researchers demonstrated today at Abu Dhabi campus a 3D body-weight support system for overground gait training, which helps study balance in both patients and healthy people alike.

GEMS Education
06:51 GMT
(press release)

GEMS Education announced it has joined iTunes U that helps educators create courses including lectures, assignments, books, quizzes and syllabi, and offers them to millions of iOS users around the world.

Qatar Foundation
06:50 GMT

The Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) is holding a public seminar entitled “Migrant Workers: Ethical Perspectives on Challenging Questions” on April 22 from 6pm to 8pm.

His Excellency Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf, prime minister of Mauritania, presenting His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO of Masdar, with Mauritania’s Order of National Merit Medal
05:54 GMT

Yesterday, His Excellency Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf, prime minister of Mauritania, presented His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO of Masdar, with Mauritania’s Order of National Merit Medal.

April 18, 2013

During the event
11:12 GMT
(press release)

The University of Dubai organized a networking day for undergraduates and alumni to enhance the students’ education experience and promote professional development.

QGBC Board Member Ibrahim Jaida and Founder of AEB
05:50 GMT

Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) hosted a trade delegation from Australia who shared their expertise on sustainable and environmentally friendly building practices today.

April 17, 2013

The six GCC member states are planning stricter migrant worker rules
12:12 GMT

GCC countries will soon pass a law regulating foreign labor in the Gulf countries, including returning to their home countries “marginal” and unskilled foreign workers, a Gulf official said.