Monday 20 November 2017

First HR Tech Saudi Summit opens in Riyadh

The inaugural HR Tech Saudi Summit, which aims to lead discussion and debate on the Kingdom’s adoption of cutting-edge HR technologies, processes, and practices has opened today (November 20) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Organised by Dubai-based QnA International, the two-day e


GESS Education Awards open for nomination

GESS Education Awards, which reward the quality and diversity of educational products, resources, services and people, is now accepting nominations for its 2018 edition. The highly sought-after awards programme honours outstanding achievements by schools and education professiona


Emirates flight school picks TRU Simulation

Emirates Flight Training Academy has signed an agreement with TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron company, to supply six new Flight Simulation Training Devices (FSTDs) with mini-motion systems for the Academy. The agreement was signed during the Dubai Airshow in the presence of


WISE Prize presented to Patrick Awuah of Ghana

The prestigious WISE Prize for Education has been presented to Patrick Awuah, founder and president of Ashesi University College, a private, not-for-profit institution that has become one of Ghana's premier universities in little over a decade.   Her Highnes


Boeing, RJ announce pilot training agreement

Boeing and Royal Jordanian Airlines have announced at the 2017 Dubai Air Show the carrier has selected Boeing to provide its 787 flight training. Under the five-year strategic agreement, Boeing will provide Royal Jordanian with a comprehensive training solution, including pilot t


HCT, Ford launch entrepreneurship academy

The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), the UAE’s largest applied higher education institution, has partnered with Ford Motor Company to launch the Henry Ford Entrepreneurship Academy (Hefa) in the UAE. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by Dr Abdullatif Al S


GAJ completes Sharjah school project work

Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ), one of the largest British architectural and design practices in the UAE, said it has completed the work on its latest educational project – Sharjah English School. Located in University City, the school is strategically placed with easy access


Bahraini construction firms blacklisted over pay issue

Four major firms in Bahrain, including two construction companies, have been blacklisted by the government over non-payment of wages, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. For further details, visit


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