In today’s fast-paced and dynamic environment, every organization needs to have a structured process for coaching and mentoring. There is a dire need now, more than ever before, for employees to be continually upgrading their knowledge and skills, especially...
Housing rent and school fees can easily take up 50% or more of your income if you are living in Dubai. A new report highlights which schools are the most/least expensive in Dubai and which areas are the highest/lowest...
Planning to move to Dubai? Here's the Ultimate guide to help you decide on which area to live and which school to put your child in. The Knowledge and Human Development Authority’s (KHDA) much awaited annual inspection results were released...
Recognizing the importance of investing in human capital, the Kuwaiti government has announced its plans to spend more than USD 1 billion over a period of five years to improve educational facilities in the country. A statement by Mohammad Al-Sayegh,...
Findings from Labbrand’s recent survey also indicate an inherent paradox embodied in the nature of tertiary education today. Multiple market forces are creating pull and push tensions, which appear contradictory and difficult to manage. Catering for a diverse international,...
  Richie Santosdiaz takes a look at how the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is prioritizing the education sector, specifically focusing on the higher education sector, in light of the country, and wider region’s, economic development and transformations There are aspirations and...
Dubai based Pristine Private School organizes a TEDx Event Building upon the success of the previous year, Dubai based Pristine Private School today successfully organized yet another TEDx event centered around the theme of “Metamorphosis: Discover, Nurture, Transform”. In accordance with the theme...
Kuwait said on Monday it wants to raise the amount of revenue set aside in a rainy day fund to 25% from 10% in the 2012-2013 budget. The Kuwaiti cabinet asked the finance ministry to put the change in the budget, the...
IDP IELTS test centre in Dubai introduces Computer-Delivered IELTS Advantages of Computer-delivered IELTS includes faster results (5-7) days, more testing availability and no more worries of bad handwriting! IELTS on computer includes Listening, Reading and Writing. The Speaking test will...
  Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platforms seek to innovate the business models of the traditional higher education industry by providing free and open-access online courses at a large scale. The Middle East Online Education market is expected to expand at...
The Ministry of Higher Education in Saudi Arabia claims that there has been a sharp growth in university enrollment largely because of an increase in the income levels of Saudi families and greater interest among women to pursue tertiary...
Are you an MBA? Your average global 10-year ROI is $390,751. -Latest research reveals record demand for MBA graduates -Huge demand for MBA graduates in China and India Masters in Business Administration or the MBA is not just a degree. Latest...
Over the recent years, several schools, colleges and universities have aimed at providing international students smooth experiences in all aspects of their life while transitioning to Dubai. Dubai attracts more international students due to its positive international reputation, access and...
Arab Knowledge Economies Require More Effective Skills Formation Systems to Generate High Skill, High Wage Employment. As Arab countries pursue knowledge-based economic development, national skill formation policies require significant rethinking, says a new report from Tahseen Consulting in collaboration with...
INSEAD attracts 75 MBA students from around the world to the first career forum in the region The first INSEAD career forum and gala dinner marked the completion of the first Abu Dhabi module of INSEAD’s signature MBA programme. H.E. Sheikh...
Artificial Intelligence in education is poised to be the next big thing in the MENA region as well. Wait for our updates on this business opportunity for firms in MENA. Read on for some information from India  India's premium Business...
IRENA Renewable Energy Learning Partnership helps young professionals to enter the sector. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is proud to announce the launch of the IRENA Renewable Energy Learning Partnership (IRELP) database for renewable energy internship opportunities. The internship...
The Saudi government plans to launch 15 smart schools in each of the country’s region by February 2013. The Smart Schools Project is an initiative of the government to modernize the country’s education system. According to Ahmad Al-Dandani, Ministry of...
By aggressively investing in education of digital skills, the region is preparing its youth for future employment and technology led economic development, explains Paul Potgieter, Managing Director – UAE, Dimension Data Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain are two significant technologies...
Historical data proves that students opting for a career in science, technology or business, are likely to become successful professionals in the future. But when someone asks, why one would pursue a humanities degree, we're temporarily baffled. The answer, though,...
Masdar Institute’s YFEL Members and 6 Ladakhi Students Gather in Leh for 8-Day Workshop on ‘Energy Access, Ethics and Development’ in India Nobel Laureate Dalai Lama has commended members of the Young Future Energy Leaders (YFEL), an outreach program by Masdar...
EdArabia's latest study on schooling around the world gives an overview of the state of education and literacy in some parts of the world. Education is fundamental to growth and development. Education is one crucial resource for kids all over the world....
In the recent years, job obsolescence has been a site for debate and discussion among most developed countries. In the past, reports of the death of human jobs have often been greatly exaggerated, and technology has created a lot...
They coined the term corporate slavery for a reason. Corporations around the world thrive upon the talents and enthusiasm of young graduates who are eager to submit their loyalty and hard earned degrees, to contribute to the profits of the...
International educational providers need to keep up with the pace of change driven by the evolving needs of their new global audiences. Middle class parents in emerging economies which now constitute majority of buyers of international education are sophisticated,...
Stefano Colli-Lanzi is one the staffing gurus of the modern corporate structure. The founder and CEO of the Italy-based Gi Group is also a professor of business economics at the Milan Catholic University in Italy. While Colli-Lanzi likes to maintain...
The birthday of India's first Vice President, Dr. Radhakrishnan on 5th September is celebrated as Teachers' Day in India and in Indian schools across the United Arab Emirates Despite the many roles he played, the late President of India wished...
InfoComm MEA 2013, Co-Located at GITEX, Displays Cutting Edge Educational Technology, Helping Organisations Affordably Reach Larger Audiences Universities, schools and corporations are bracing for a surge in demand for technology that facilitates education, according to a Singapore-based technology expert. In the...
Sabari Indian School experiences iPads first hand - creates unique learning opportunities through the Power of ‘Sound, Motion, Touch’ Technology has become predominant in today’s educational system. Educators have realised the benefits that technology can offer in the classroom. In...
Addressing Zayed Future Leaders at Dubai School of Government, Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Foreign Trade, and a member of the Board of Trustees at the Dubai School of Government (DSG) spoke about how...
Job preparation needs to start earlier than university for students to have adequate skills for the workplace School systems in the Gulf region need to start equipping students with employable skills at grade 8, much earlier than thought, in order...
A new report by Pearson; Alive in the Swamp, advises educators how to make informed, evidence-based decisions to select learning technology. According to the Pearson report, the future belongs not to those who focus on the technology alone, but to...
A new study has revealed that a university education in the UAE is among the most expensive of all the Emerging economies. The report by HSBC shows that the cost of studying in UAE equals about 51 percent of GDP...
The spirit of childhood could become the next item on the world’s endangered list, according to a report released by OREO, a popular American cookie brand, and YouGov. The report indicated that in the UAE and across the GCC...
UAE's Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Tuesday launched a AED1bn ($272m) initiative to improve technology in the country's schools. Sheikh Mohammed, also the ruler of Dubai, announced the initiative at the launch of...
Education sector benefits from Dubai’s growth as the capital of the Islamic Economy Sunny Varkey rings the bell to celebrate listing of GEMS Education Sukuk on NASDAQ Dubai GEMS Education today celebrated the listing of a 200 million dollar (AED 735...
The private education market in the Middle East is the fastest growing in the world. With an increasing number of international schools being built, strong population growth and continued economic expansion, the value of the GCC private education market...
Start early on, allow your children to dream and yourself an easy retired life As Warren Buffet put it aptly, "Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” Diapers and car seats will eventually...
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has successfully placed itself among Asia's top 5 spenders on digital literacy, according to the latest UN eGovernment Readiness Survey. In addition to its betterment in digital literacy, the report has also highlighted other significant achievements...
The early childhood development at Masterminds Education boosts children’s learning experience and outcomes Education ideally starts from a very young age and, in the UAE, many children make their first foray into it by attending a nursery. The favorable demand...