Tuesday 23 May 2017

Dubai plans to open 120 new schools by 2027

A total of 120 new schools are expected to open across Dubai, UAE, over the next 10 years, said a report citing Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Private schools in Dubai reported an average annual enrollment growth of 6.6 per cent over the last decade, reported s


GEMS partners with Aimia for rewards programme

GEMS Education has partnered with Aimia, a data driven marketing and loyalty analytics company headquartered in Canada, to create the region’s first education-related rewards and benefits programme.   Aimia and GEMS Education will develop a programme that will provide


Adec in tie-up to boost financial services knowledge

The Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec), Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and Insead have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in support of building up financial services knowledge and competence in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The MOU was signed by Dr Ali Al Nuaimi, director general of A


Top experts to attend Dubai knowledge summit

Top decision makers, intellectuals, experts, scientists, and academics from all around the world will share experiences, insight, and best practices at the fourth annual Knowledge Summit – “Knowledge and the 4th Industrial Revolution”, later this year, in Dubai, UAE.


Aldar wins Abu Dhabi media group HQ contract

Aldar, a leading developer based in Abu Dhabi, said it has won a major contract from twofour54, Abu Dhabi's key media and entertainment free zone, to build their headquarters on the Yas Island in the UAE capital. This comes as part of a plan to relocate the media and entertainment


Dubai Future Foundation, Adveti ink tie-up

The Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) has signed an agreement with the Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (Adveti) to promote innovation and future-centric knowledge, and help realize the UAE Vision 2021. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) also works to stimulat


Iraq needs urgent investment in education

The future of Iraq, its economic security and prosperity depends on increasing investment in education today, a Unicef report said.   While the price of investing in Iraq’s education sector is high, failing to do so will cost the nation far more in the future, said the


Flexibility in work ‘priority for millennials’

Young people are craving jobs with greater flexibility and the ability to experience working in multiple regions and countries, according to new research from International Youth Foundation, in partnership with Hilton. Enhanced internships and apprenticeships, and the option to v


Arabian Cement launches start-up funding scheme

Egypt-based Arabian Cement Company (ACC) has launched the second round of its social start-up programme, continuing in partnership with Nahdet El Mahrousa (NM), an incubator of early stage social enterprises. Building on the success of the first round, Khaleeha Suessi will offer


SAP to invest $100m into Mena skill building programmes

Global digital transformation enabler SAP said it plans to invest $100 million into innovative training programmes for building skills and knowledge among youth in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region by 2022. The announcement was made at the 'World Economic Forum o

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