Thursday 21 August 2014
 
»

Employers step up workers’ wellness investment

Seventy-eight percent of the world’s employers are strongly committed to creating a workplace culture of health, to boost individual engagement and organisational performance, according to a new study. The new survey of employers worldwide revealed that about 43 per cent cr

More…

Bedaya Centre signs MOU with Qatar Shell

Bedaya Centre has signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Qatar Shell, to expand the enterprise challenge Qatar (ECQ) programme among universities and schools in Qatar. ECQ is a unique annual competition that aims to teach university and school students all over Qata

More…

80 join MBS part-time MBA

Manchester Business School (MBS) Middle East Centre in Dubai has enrolled its latest cohort of more than 80 new students onto its 30-month part-time global MBA programme. More than 10 per cent of the July 2014 intake already hold a Master’s degree and around 30 per cent are alrea

More…

QFI School to host introductory event

Qatar-Finland International School (QFI School) will host an introductory event where parents can meet the school staff and find out more about the school and the Finnish education. The event will be held on August 19 at 4pm at Hilton Doha. The QFI School will start with the p

More…

40 Emirati women get leadership training

Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah, formerly known as Sharjah Girls Centers, recently held a leadership camp for 40 Emirati women, which included several motivating programmes and workshops. Organised at the 72 by Hues Hotel Sharjah, the Afaqfirst Leadership Camp aimed at further dev

More…

UAE tops world in number of international schools

The UAE has claimed the top spot in the world as the country with the highest number of international schools, a report said. The number of international schools in the UAE has risen to 439 up from 433 in the first quarter of this year, according to the report in Wam, the Emirate

More…

$2m school pledge for Syria refugees

Bahrain has pledged to build another school worth $2 million for Syrian refugees in Jordan within the next six months. The Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) signed an agreement with the Jordanian Charity Organisation (JCO) to construct the Bahrain School for Syrian Refugees in Irb

More…

Tamkeen to launch new fraud prevention unit

A new fraud prevention department for Tamkeen will be launched next month in a bid to safeguard its multimillion dinar budget. The semi-autonomous labour fund, which opened its newest office in Enma Mall, Riffa yesterday (August 13), is currently piloting a new anti-fraud divisio

More…

Taibah varsity signs up Pearson for new learning ecosystem

Pearson, a leading education publishing and assessment service, has won a contract from Taibah University to roll out an all-inclusive learning ecosystem. The programme will be implemented as part of the university’s preparatory year programme, which is undertaken by more than 4,

More…

53pc of Bahraini adults in full-time jobs

More of Bahrain's adult population is in full-time work than almost any other country in the world, according to a new report. The World at Work, published by US-based research and management consultancy firm Gallup, showed that 53 per cent of Bahrain's population aged 15 and o

More…

calendarCalendar of Events

Ads