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...
  Economic development expert Richie Santosdiaz speaks with Oz Yildiz and Opender Singh from Smart Ed, an American company in the education sector that sells stem-based products and modules across the world. Please brief us on the evolution of Smart Ed...
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced his government's aim of establishing the UAE as a global 'centre of excellence' for Arabic language. The major announcement was made at...
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...
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...
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,...
Here’s a question I always thought about: If I were rich, would I bother myself with studying? As a child, I can’t remember a day when I wanted to go to school. At that age, we really just didn’t understand the...
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....
Emirates NBD, the leading banking group in the region, announced today the launch of a new partnership agreement with Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU), to provide a convenient solution for tuition fee payments. Students can now pay their fees...
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 recent revolts in the Middle East gave rise to very committed young citizen journalists who sweat to deliver news to the masses. Background This recent trend of citizen journalists has really shaped the way people use and perceive the media....
A number of lists are coming out, revealing the top-most, middle tier and those that fall at the end of the list. These lists are none other than university ranking sheets, which have garnered more attention recently, with all coming...
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...
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...
Saudi Arabia has decided to set up a ministerial committee to reconsider lifting the ban on physical exercise for women, by allowing women-only sports clubs, the country's Al Watan daily newspaper reported. The development comes amidst opposition from the...
  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...
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...
Prominent UAE businessman, Abdullah Al Ghurair, pledges one third of his assets (AED 4.2 billion) to launch Abdullah Al Ghurair Education Foundation Reflecting his commitment, dedication and on the occasion of UAE Humanitarian Work Day 2015, one of the UAE’s...
There are many different ways that children can learn, and the educators at Rising School in Dubai are constantly exploring ways to engage with students in a hands-on and meaningful way. That is one of the reasons why they...
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...
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...
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...
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...