Tuesday 1 September 2015

Injaz Bahrain delivers record programmes for students

Injaz Bahrain, a non-profit organisation which aims to inspire and prepare young Bahrainis to succeed in a global economy, is set to build on the momentum of a record-breaking year 2014-15 academic year in terms of the number of programme delivered and students reached, as well as other perfo


Bedaya holds summer camp for 70 students

The Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development hosted a summer camp for 70 univeristy and high school students.   The Bedaya Summer Camp included several workshops focusing on communication skills, personality analysis, leadership skills, business


Russian institute to train Egypt nuclear specialists

Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) in Russia and Egyptian-Russian University have signed a co-operation agreement which makes provisions for the joint training of specialists for the nuclear industry in Egypt. An Egyptian delegation, including Higher Education and Science Ministe


Saudi launches e-visa for private sector firms

Saudi Arabia has launched major facilities for the private sector including electronic visa issuance for top firms which have achieved the required Saudization rates, a report said. Other facilities include an e-recruitment portal and government approval gate which will see Labou


Abunayyan launches recruitment portal

Abunayyan Holding, a family-owned Saudi conglomerate, has launched an online portal to attract top talent while also reducing recruitment time by up to 50 per cent. The first of its kind in Saudi Arabia, the Mostaqbaly online portal was developed in response to the challenges tha


New roadmap to empower Bahraini women

Plans to overcome challenges still facing women in Bahrain have been detailed in a key report outlining gender gaps in the country. The report also described barriers facing females in the legislative and decision-making process and the lack of progress made in ending violence against women,


Gems Education completes $816m loan with improved terms

Gems Education, a Dubai-based schools operator, has completed a Dh3 billion ($816.8 million) loan which refinances an existing facility with improved terms, its chief financial officer said on Sunday. The firm, which operates more than 50 schools across 19 countries in the Middle


QRAEE, ministry sign quality education deal

Jordan's Association of Queen Rania Al-Abdullah Award for Excellence in Education (QRAEE) has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Social Development to bring high quality education to the children of Al-Hussein Foundation for Orphans, it was revealed today. The agreement


Dubai’s first multilingual school opens

The Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD), the first ever private school in Dubai, UAE to offer multilingual education in French, German, Italian, English and Arabic, opened today (August 30). The school has 270 pupils comprising 40 nationalities and 50 teaching s


Gulf managers urged to take more risks, innovate

Management in the Gulf need to take more risks and develop staff to think creatively, according to a new global innovation survey designed to help companies stop wasting their best ideas and flushing billions of dollars down the drain. Announced in Abu Dhabi today (August 30) by

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