Thursday 5 March 2015

Online etiquette focus of Bahrain youth forum

Online etiquette and the correct way to behave on social media will be the focus of a major youth conference opening in Bahrain next week. The seventh International Youth Conference is set to bring together media figures, policymakers and developers with the aim of discussing the


English tutors to share information in Bahrain forum

English language teachers in Bahrain and the GCC will gather this weekend to share information and experiences. The two-day conference, Bahrain English Language Teaching (ELT) Professionals Network, will start on Friday (March 6) at the Arab Open University in A'ali, Bahrain,


UAE ‘must tap knowledge transfer from MNCs’

Knowledge transfer from MNCs to the UAE is crucial to the future development of the Emirates’ economy, a report said. Eighty-four per cent of Gulf-based health care professionals believe the UAE is the number one in terms of being a viable home for companies looking to inve


Bahrain named centre for UN academy for training

The UN has chosen Bahrain to be a centre for the International Academy for training. The first workshop of the centre was 'Enhancing the Quality of Industrial policies', which was held yesterday (March 1) under the patronage of Industry and Commerce Minister Zayed Al Zay


GETEX to address GCC’s surging demand for quality learning

The Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (Getex) returns to Dubai, UAE, this April with a mission is to provide a proven marketing service to Higher Education providers from around the world. To be held from April 15 to 17 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre,


Online education tools use ‘results in better outcomes’

The opportunities that online education tools provide in terms of student assessment, engagement and education outcomes was discussed at the recently concluded 2015 Global Education Forum in Dubai, UAE. Dr Kristen DiCerbo, principal research scientist at Pearson, led a discussion


Mideast leads growth of international schools market

The Middle East continues to dominate the global English-medium international schools market, according to research presented at the ongoing GESS Dubai exhibition. There are now 1,329 such schools through the Middle East teaching more than 1.17 million students, according to the


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