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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 20, 2013

CIUD Class
08:26 GMT
(press release)

University of Dubai handed certificates to employees of Dubai’s Department of Economic Development for completing the basic Business Chinese language course.

Students from GEMS World Academy enjoy an interactive acting session with Doc Shaw
05:10 GMT
(press release)

American actor, singer and rapper - Larramie "Doc" Shaw entertained and inspiredstudents at GEMS World Academy.

January 17, 2013

Increasing numbers of Turkish workers are heading to the Middle East to find employment, new statistics show
12:43 GMT

Turkey is sending increasing numbers fo workers abroad to for employment, with the Middle East gaining the lion's share.

Is it time for better workers right and labour laws in the Jordan?
08:18 GMT

The head of General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions, Mazen Maaytah, has pressed the demand for better workers rights in the country and an end of unfair dismissal practices.

January 16, 2013

CS4 Qatar for women
09:45 GMT

Attracting women into STEM fields traditionally has been a challenge, but Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar is taking steps to improve female representation in these areas.

Aerial view of Main Building
08:02 GMT
(press release)

American University of Sharjah announced that it will organize its first cyber security boot camp to update general computer users from professionals and students on the latest cyber security threats.

January 15, 2013

The UAE's interior ministry has warned that any undocumented workers who stay after the visa ban face legal actions
10:01 GMT

Once the UAE's visa amnesty is completed in February, the Ministry responsible has said that anyone hiring or sheltering undocumented workers will face legal proceedings.

Eton Institute
07:20 GMT

Eton Institute, the UAE’s largest training institute, conducts TESOL and TFL certificate courses leading to an ACE (Access Certificate in English) qualification accredited by the UK's City and Guilds.

During the event
07:07 GMT

Six HCT-Dubai, Women’s Campus, Network Engineering final-year students made a trip to Kenya to execute a project to connect a wireless Internet network within an academic Institute in one of the poor villages there.

During All for Palestine meeting
04:31 GMT

The Board of Trustees for the All For Palestine Society was convened in Amman to discuss some significant topics and the achievements realized in the past months.

January 14, 2013

Khalifa University Nuclear Simulation Lab
11:29 GMT

Khalifa University announced today that it will participate in the World Future Energy Summit taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from January 15th to the 17th.

Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor
10:00 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University has announced the launch of its flagship Ph.D. program in its e-School of Business and Quality Management, e-School of Health and Environmental Studies and School of e-Learning.

January 13, 2013

ALHOSN University
08:51 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN began 2012 on a high note by officially launching its Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) program.

Egyptian police are starting a trade union to improve their working conditions
08:16 GMT

Egypt's Police Coalition held a forum Friday to discuss means of establishing a police union to defend police working rights.

During the event
05:41 GMT

HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh delivered a lecture on “Democratization of Education” at Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture and Research.