Wednesday 14 October 2015

Batelco backs Digital Empowerment in Education project

Bahrain's leading telecommunication operator Batelco has backed the Ministry of Education's Digital Empowerment in Education event, in line with its commitment to educational initiatives.   It is an extension of the King Hamad Schools of the Future proje


UK launches new food safety qualifications

The British Safety Council has launched new  regulated food safety qualifications that enable staff in the catering, food retail and food manufacturing sectors to learn how they can ensure excellent food safety standards. The Level 2 Awards in Food Safety in Catering, Retail


BEAM inks deals for 3 new school projects

Sharjah-based Bukhatir Education Advancement and Management International (BEAM) has announced that it has signed construction contracts to deliver three new school projects in 2016. BEAM’s trio of developments is aimed at expanding the footprint of its successful and prove


MBS Mideast launches creativity online survey

Manchester Business School Middle East Centre (MBS) has launched an online survey for public and private sector working professionals, as part of its research into the drivers and barriers to creativity and innovation in the cultural context of the GCC.   MBS Mi


BIBF Islamic finance programme concludes

The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) has announced the conclusion of its second Islamic Finance Executive Programme (IFEP), held in partnership with the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) to highlight the potential of growing Islamic Capital Markets (ICM) in the region. He


Jordan’s Yes Atlas wins top consultancy award

Yes Atlas, a specialized agency in monitoring and facilitating universities admissions, won recently “Best Studying Abroad Consultants in the Mena region 2014/2015” title, during the recent ST Star awards ceremony in London, UK. Yes Atlas was selected from the shortli


'HR innovation critical to future of Mideast businesses'

Middle East businesses must place a major emphasis on driving innovation through the workforce, and on employee engagement, to help create a regional economic upturn, human resource (HR) experts have warned.   Deiric McCann, executive vice president at Profiles


UAE management contest opens for registrations

Global Management Challenge, a leading strategy and management competition for students and professionals, has announced its 2016 UAE edition.   This is a strategic educational initiative held under the partnership of Al-Futtaim Automotive Group, a leading repre


Two Victoria universities on ‘Top 100' list

Two universities from the Australian State of Victoria, which is home to world-class education institutions, has been listed in the top 100 of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016. The rankings were released at the World Academic Summit in Melbourne, hel


Majority see big growth in GCC jobs creation

A majority of recruiters in the Gulf expect to expect new jobs creation in the region in the coming six months, while employers are likely to enjoy lower attrition as market signals a more stable workforce, a report said. A high 84 per cent of the employers say that they are enjo

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