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Future Kids interview: Samantha Malkoun

Future Kids interview: Samantha Malkoun

Samantha Malkoun tells StartUp how her brain training business Future Kids aims to give children a fully rounded education and a love for learning

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Ajman with a plan

Thumbay Moideen has played a huge role in bringing top-drawer healthcare and education facilities to the UAE. Now he’s on a mission to make Thumbay Group a $2bn international giant

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Iba Masood interview: Fruitful careers

Iba Masood has gone from graduation to being a successful entrepreneur in no time at all. Her online business Gradberry is now trying to help others take the leap from education to employment

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Class action

Dino Varkey, senior director of business operations at GEMS, talks fees, future plans and setting up shop in Saudi.

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For the best and the brightest

Manchester Business School Worldwide: bringing the world-class Manchester Masters of Business Administration (MBA) to the Middle East.

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Higher learning

Prof Rob Whelan, University of Wollongong in Dubai president talks about UAE's educational aspirations.

Etisalat Academy... The can-do organization

It seems strange that in times of economic downturn, during which companies need the best qualifications to carry on success or to survive, the first thing they think of cutting down on is training. Etisalat looks to do things differently.

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The UAE aspires to be the knowledge base in the Gulf. CEO talks to Professor Rob Whelan, President of the University of Wollongong in Dubai to determine how this is happening.

State of the art

A system that teaches all school subjects through music, drama and poetry produces students who are more creative and confident, says independent school principal Abdul Aziz Al Sayed.

First up

The only American International School in Ras Al Khaimah has just opened. Principal Larry Audet admits teething problems, but predicts huge growth in private education in the emirate.

Aiming high

Ahmad Al Ali, deputy vice chancellor of Emirates Aviation College, provides a rundown of his postgraduate course in logistics and supply chain management, which has been launched in partnership with Coventry University in the UK.

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Top of the class

GEMS boss Sunny Varkey has his hands full building better schools

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