Monday 29 May 2017

Jafza, Danube opens classroom for unskilled workers

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a DP World Company and the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub for the Middle East region and Africa (MEA) has formally opened its first classroom to train and develop unskilled workers within the free zone in co-ordination with Dubai developer Danube.


GEMS students excel in CBSE exams

Students from GEMS CBSE curriculum schools in the UAE have scored outstanding results in the 2017 Indian board exams for Grade 12, a statement said. GEMS CBSE schools have upheld their impressive track record with an outstanding 99.9 per cent pass rate in the board exams. Of the


Ramadan ‘could spur new job search in Mena’

The majority of professionals (79.1 per cent) in the Mena say that they plan to spend more time looking for a new job during Ramadan, said a new report. A large contributor to the increased job search activity has to do with the fact that 49.6 per cent of those in the poll believ


Aurak partners with German renewable energy firm

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (Aurak) has signed an agreement with Neon Energy Green Building Construction Materials, a multinational German company which focuses on energy-efficiency and renewable solutions. As per the deal, Neon Energy will assist the university thr


Jafza, Danube to train unskilled workers

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub and Danube Group along with representative of the CDA have opened a classroom at the Jafza south zone to train and develop unskilled workers. The ceremony took place in the presence of Mohammed Al Muall


Trend Micro picks Global Knowledge for training

Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, has appointed Global Knowledge, a top IT training company, to provide training to all its partners and customers across Middle East and Africa. These training programmes and courses will be offered to industry professionals


Insurance Career Day opens in Riyadh

The Second Insurance Career Day will open today (May 240 at The Institute of Finance in Riyadh with a number of specialists and officials from the insurance sector attending. The two-day event, to be inaugurated by Dr Ahmed Abdulkarim Al Kholifey, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary


Dubai plans to open 120 new schools by 2027

A total of 120 new schools are expected to open across Dubai, UAE, over the next 10 years, said a report citing Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Private schools in Dubai reported an average annual enrollment growth of 6.6 per cent over the last decade, reported s


GEMS partners with Aimia for rewards programme

GEMS Education has partnered with Aimia, a data driven marketing and loyalty analytics company headquartered in Canada, to create the region’s first education-related rewards and benefits programme.   Aimia and GEMS Education will develop a programme that will provide


Adec in tie-up to boost financial services knowledge

The Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec), Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and Insead have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in support of building up financial services knowledge and competence in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The MOU was signed by Dr Ali Al Nuaimi, director general of A

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