Friday 12 February 2016

Bahrain to build new school for Syrians

Bahrain will build a new school for Syrian refugees in the Jordanian capital, Amman. An agreement to this effect was signed by the Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) and Jordan Hashemite Charity Organisation (JHCO) in the presence of Jordanian Deputy Premier and Education Minister Dr Mohammed D


Over 75pc of Mena staff ‘passionate about work’

More than 75 per cent of employees in the Mena region are ‘extremely passionate’ about their work, while about 91.5 per cent feel that the work they do adds purpose to their life, a report said. An overwhelming majority (86.5 per cent) of Mena respondents said their w


Key issues concerning people with disabilities in focus

The issues concerning disabled people and the latest practices, with a view to presenting effective, implementable measures and benefitting more than 50 million people with disabilities across the Middle East, were discussed by experts at an expo in Dubai, UAE.  


UAE's innovators to showcase projects at Abu Dhabi show

The Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) has called on UAE innovators to showcase projects at an upcoming show in the emirate.   The third edition of the Innovator Show will take place on March 3 and 4 at the Corniche-East Plaza in Abu Dhabi, UAE.


Top educational institutions on show at Sharjah event

Leading educational institutions from across the world have gathered in Sharjah to take advantage of one of the fastest growing education markets in the world that is set to exceed $6.7 billion by 2018.   The availability of more than 100 top universities and co


British Boarding Schools Show returns to Dubai

The British Boarding Schools Show is set to host an educational event for parents in the UAE next month.   For the fourth year running, the show will take place on March 18 and 19, welcoming parents and students of the Dubai educational community to the Sheraton


‘Own business’ ideal job for 41pc Qataris

More than 1 in 4 Qataris (41 per cent) ranked ‘running my own business’ as their ideal job role, according to a new report. Similar views of entrepreneurism as an ideal job role were reflected in Saudi Arabia (37 per cent) and Oman (34 per cent), however only 11 per c


New Injaz push to boost relations with companies

Injaz Bahrain has set a target to reach 20,000 students for the spring semester 2015/16 period, it has emerged. In a statement, the organisation, which focuses on economic empowerment of the youth, also said more than 700 volunteers were required for the delivery of its 15 programmes in all s


Bahrain to build new school for Syrian refugees in Jordan

Bahrain will build a new school for Syrian refugees in Jordan. It follows the success of the Bahrain Academic Complex, which opened in the Zaatari refugee camp in 2012, Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) secretary general Dr Mustafa Al Sayed told the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister p


University creates genetically modified lab animals

A Bahrain-based university has become the first in the Arab region to create genetically modified laboratory animals. Two batches of transgenic mice were developed by a team from the Arabian Gulf University (AGU), led by College of Graduate Studies dean Dr Mohammed Dahmani Fathallah and senio

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