Saturday 16 February 2019

Jobs for Bahrainis a priority for MPs: Speaker

The hiring of Bahrainis is one of the priorities of the kingdom's parliament, Speaker of the Council of Representatives Fawzia bint Abdullah Al Zainal has said, stressing that the aspirations of the Bahraini people are given the full attention of the lawmakers.  


Sandooq Al Watan launches new R&D prize

Sandooq Al Watan, a private sector initiative to boost the UAE’s social development, has announced the launch of the Centurium Prize, an initiative to enhance scientific research and development efforts within the UAE. Aiming to improve the capabilities of national human re


Zayed University Dubai opens largest Bloomberg Finance Lab in ME

Zayed University, one of the UAE's top universities, and Bloomberg, the global financial information and technology company, today announced the opening of the Bloomberg Finance Lab at the university’s Dubai campus.    Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of


Pearson launches new Arabic language programme

Pearson Middle East has officially launched ‘bilArabi’, an innovative Arabic learning programme designed to help students aged 4-13 learn and reconnect with the language in a fun and engaging way. The new learning programme was introduced at a launch event in the Al F


GMU in US varsity deal to offer master’s programmes

Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman in the UAE has entered into an agreement with University of Central Florida (UCF) in the US to offer Executive Master’s Program in Healthcare Management and Economics (EMHME). The agreement between both the universities was signed at the


Gender balance 'vital for successful future workplaces'

The work environment is undergoing tremendous change due to technological advancements, demographics, climate change, and globalization and under such circumstances a balanced gender representation was the only way to ensure a productive and successful workplace, said senior experts at the ongo


UoM Dubai, UAEpreneur to support top 10 startups

The University of Manchester (UoM) Middle East Centre in Dubai has partnered with UAEpreneur, a new programme for entrepreneurs and startups, to pick top 10 startups and provide professional development opportunities for the winners. UAEpreneur is an initiative of Dubai-based Inn


Schools with no teachers: future of education?

In Bali, a school built entirely from bamboo in a cleared patch of jungle is creating a generation of young people who attend UN climate conferences, start fashion companies to help Indian children buy school uniforms, and lobby the Balinese government to reduce the usage of plastic bags on t


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