Monday 30 March 2015

Alitalia, Etihad launch management training programme

Alitalia has launched a new graduate management programme in collaboration with UAE national carrier Etihad Airways, providing an opportunity for graduates from Italy’s leading universities to develop into future leaders of the airline. A total of 400 candidates applied for


Batelco to host event to support talented youth

Bahrain Telecommunication Company (Batelco) is set to host the annual ‘Made in Bahrain’ event at the Al A’ali Shopping Complex - Bouleward, to support talented youth. The event, which will be hosted by Batelco’s Youth Marketing Team, will take place on Mar


Focus on using technology to improve learning outcomes

The importance of leveraging technology to build employable skills for youth preparing them for a stronger future and career was the focus of a recently concluded annual Microsoft in Education Global Forum. More than 500 innovative educators, school leaders, partners and governme


Saudi tightens clamp on illegal expat workers

Saudi Arabia is tightening a crackdown on illegal foreign workers in the kingdom, giving the Ministry of Labour more powers including the right to distribute financial rewards to inspectors who turn up violations. The decision is one of a string of adjustments to economic regulat


Covey discusses education sector opportunities in Saudi

Education practice leader at FranklinCovey and renowned author and speaker Sean Covey has met with key education authorities, teachers, students, and parents during his first visit to Saudi Arabia. He discussed the high-impact of ‘The Leader in Me’ process and shared


Regional workforce growth ‘depends on vocational education’

The continued development of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) workforce depends on improving the quality and accessibility of vocational education in the region, delegates at the Gulf Education and Conference and Exhibition heard. The Conference, held in Dubai, brought


Etihad’s Emirati pilot youngest holder of Ph D in aviation

Shareef Al Romaithi, a 31-year-old Etihad Airways First Officer, has become the first Emirati to obtain a PhD in aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which also makes him the youngest and the eighth holder of this distinctive degree in the world. Romaithi joined th

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