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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 6, 2013

CHI AL SHAQAB 2013 press conference
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(press release)

Al Shaqab, a member of Qatar Foundation, has announced its first annual CHI competition, which will take place 27 to 30 March 2013, at Al Shaqab’s state-of-the-art facilities in Doha, Qatar.

February 5, 2013

Baljeet Adventure
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Games, a motivating grade-projector tool and an online bulletin board were just some of the ingenious applications that students designed and created in just 24 hours.

Eton Institute
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Eton Institute, UAE’s largest language training and professional development centre is giving you a chance to dine at a posh restaurant in Dubai or Abu Dhabi.

Egypt’s Salafist Nour Party is pushing for an increasing in the national minimum wage
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The Salafist Nour Party has drafted a law that would increase the minimum wage for Egyptian workers to LE1200 ($178) a month.

February 4, 2013

American University of Cairo
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The American University in Cairo’s Master of Business Administration program is ranked among the top 200 MBAs worldwide.

 A Kuwait MP has called for a single unitary visa for foreigners visiting GCC nations
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A Kuwaiti lawmaker has called for the adoption of a single visa for foreigners planning to visit the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

February 3, 2013

Engineer William F. Baker
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Khalifa University announced today that it will host a lecture by renowned structural engineer William F. Baker on February 5th, 2013.

During the event
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In a race against 24 other teams – and the clock – two groups of computer science programmers from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar placed first during the 2013 Oman Collegiate Programming Contest.

January 31, 2013

Jordan has reaffirmed its commitment in tackling illegal workers in the country
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Jordan's Minister of Labour said yesterday that his government will not hesitate to take legal measures against workers and business owners who violate the Labour Law.

"Bahrainisation" is set to be reviewed in an effort to boost the economy
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Bahrain is set to reconsider the rates of so-called 'Bahrainisation', the cost of hiring a certain number of expatriate workers, in an effort to boost the economy.

HCT – Dubai
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HCT – Dubai submitted 20 research papers tackling hot issues including The Influence of Technology on Children’s Health and A Case Study of Using Proxy to Bypass Government’s Blocked Websites in UAE.

QGBC experts lead Facilities Management workshop
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Human behaviour may be causing green buildings in Qatar to perform far below their potential, according to a team of experts brought together by Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC).

January 30, 2013

Eton Institute
10:04 GMT

Eton Institute, is hosting a free ‘Train the Trainer’ workshop, to help managers, supervisors or trainers grow in their careers and impact that of others by enhancing their skills.

During the visit
04:36 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development hosted His Excellency Dr George Ivanov, President of the Republic of Macedonia, earlier today.

January 29, 2013

Migrant construction workers in  Saudi Arabia have taken industrial action over unpaid wages, according to a well placed source
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Migrant workers in Saudi Arabia are involved in industrial action causing their respective embassies to intervene and negotiate with their employers.