Sunday 23 October 2016

Abu Dhabi to start work on new girls' school

Work on the Shakhbout Girls School project, to be developed on a 50,192-sq-m area in Abu Dhabi, UAE, will start early next month and is due for completion by mid-2018, said a report. The three-storey building with a total built-up area of 22,716 sq m is being built by Abu Dhabi G


More powers for Bahrain’s rights watchdog

Bahrain’s main human rights body can now make unannounced visits to detention centres as part of a raft of amendments to increase its powers, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit


Pearson to honour 'innovative' English teachers

Pearson, the world’s learning company, has launched a new global English Language Teacher (ELT) award to honour 'innovative teachers' in the Middle East region and around the world. The award will showcase teachers from the Middle East, and around the world, who hav


KidzMondo Doha to set up Botany Schools

KidzMondo Doha, a one-of-a-kind miniature edutainment city in Qatar, has partnered with Palmera Landscapes, to introduce the theme park’s visitors to the art and science of botany, and plant in their young minds - important life lessons inspired by the brilliance of nature.


Sharjah group to release 1001 Emirati books

The ‘1001 Titles’ initiative, launched by the Sharjah-based cultural project Knowledge without Borders (KwB), seeks to release 1001 Emirati books in 2016–17, aligning with the ‘Year of Reading’ 2016 campaign in the UAE, and increasing the nation’s contributio


Top PR professionals gear up for Dubai summit

Leading communications experts and professionals from across the GCC region will examine current issues and emerging trends in the Public Relations (PR) industry at The International Public Relations Association Gulf Chapter (IPRA-GC) summit which opens in Dubai this month. Headq

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