Monday 27 April 2015

UAE TRA encourages female participation in ICT

UAE's General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector (TRA) hosted sessions for female students in the Emirates aiming to increase the participation of females in the ICT industry. As part of the sessions held to mark ‘International Girls in ICT Day&rsquo


Dubai varsity in deal to promote Spanish studies

The American University in Dubai (AUD) and the Spanish Government represented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Co-operation (MAEC) - Spanish Agency for International Co-operation and Development (AECID) recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the aim of supporting Spanish studi


Careers UAE to feature LinkedIn session on hiring

Careers UAE 2015, a major career and education exhibition for Emiratis, has partnered LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional networking platform, to hold a session on online student recruiting strategies. Careers UAE takes place from April 28 to 30 at Dubai World Trade


Batelco hosts special training for accounts team

Batelco, Bahrain's leading business communication solutions provider and a Cisco Gold Partner in Bahrain, organised specialised training for its account management team. The course, which provided an introduction to selling business outcomes, was aimed at individuals who are


Bahrain mulls amnesty plan for migrant workers

A general amnesty for undocumented migrant workers living illegally in Bahrain is expected to be announced soon. The Labour Ministry has confirmed that it is working on a proposal for a two or three-month grace period when illegal migrants will be allowed to leave without penalty


Ducab backs UAE women leadership program

Dubai-based Ducab, a leading manufacturer of wires and cables, has signed a MoU with Dubai Women Establishment (DWE) for joint collaboration towards empowering Emirati women in the workplace and especially in the private sector. The MoU also marks DWE's first partnership with


Bahrain mulls legalising 'free visa' labour

A study is being carried out to assess the feasibility of legalising the status of tens of thousands of foreign nationals working illegally in Bahrain, said a report. They are referred to as 'free visa' workers and often take up jobs as labourers, cleaners and housemaids


'Weather Station for Schools' project launched

Oracle Academy and the Raspberry Pi Foundation have officially launched the Oracle Raspberry Pi Weather Station for Schools, a project to join thousands of schools in a global science experiment. The participating schools will receive a Raspberry Pi hardware kit for students to b


Turn8 seeks new ideas for seed accelerator programme

DP World backed Turn8 is seeking innovative technology ideas for the next round of its seed accelerator programme. Individuals and teams can pitch their innovative ideas or early stage businesses at a number of events scheduled in Middle East and North Africa (Mena), and Europe,


Focus on improving exam quality, cost reduction

Middle East professional exam programme owners are set to discuss how to improve the quality of exam questions, while reducing development costs through greater collaboration between experts. The free webinar, which will take place on April 28, will also feature a discussion abou

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