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Twitter, Facebook to be taught in Saudi schools
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Twitter, Facebook to be taught in Saudi schools

Thursday, 10 July 2014 11:15 AM

Social media use is restricted in the conservative kingdom but now students will learn how to ‘manage’ such websites

GEMS Education appoints new group CEO to drive growth
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GEMS Education appoints new group CEO to drive growth

Friday, 27 June 2014 9:47 AM

Former Tatweer senior exec Saeed Al Muntafiq will oversee ops in Middle East, Africa and most of Asia

INJAZ UAE receives private sector donations
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INJAZ UAE receives private sector donations

Thursday, 26 June 2014 4:32 PM

A Dubai-based private business club handed over the first cheque to its charity of choice for 2014 - INJAZ-UAE.

Shoura members brand Saudi unis 'weak' and 'unsystematic'
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Shoura members brand Saudi unis 'weak' and 'unsystematic'

Thursday, 26 June 2014 1:48 PM

They also called for bringing technical and vocational training institutes under the Ministry of Higher Education

Tuition fees set to rise in 60 Sharjah private schools
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Tuition fees set to rise in 60 Sharjah private schools

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 1:48 PM

Schools given official approval to increase the fees by 2-5% for the upcoming 2014-15 academic year

Saudi student sues Californian professor over $88m fraud
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Saudi student sues Californian professor over $88m fraud

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 10:02 AM

Economics student claims the academic used a fake equity fund to swindle him of his father’s money

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Saudi to establish 27 new technical colleges
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Saudi to establish 27 new technical colleges

Thursday, 12 June 2014 1:28 PM

Authorities say the colleges will fill skills gaps in the Gulf kingdom's labour market

118 Dubai schools to raise fees in 2014-15
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118 Dubai schools to raise fees in 2014-15

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 12:06 PM

All but 28 private schools in Dubai have been granted approval to raise fees for the next academic year

Saudi Arabia shuts down schools for charging unauthorised fees
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Saudi Arabia shuts down schools for charging unauthorised fees

Monday, 9 June 2014 1:51 PM

Ministry says 17 international schools closed down, 3 suspended and “punitive measures” imposed on 88 in 2013-14

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Kuwait cultural chief laments difficulty securing UK uni places
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Kuwait cultural chief laments difficulty securing UK uni places

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 1:41 PM

Nearly 3,400 Kuwaiti students were studying in UK at about 155 universities, says official

Saudi sets up school fees complaint hotline
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Saudi sets up school fees complaint hotline

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 1:36 PM

Comes days after Education Ministry warns schools not to set fees outside of approved limits

Dubai's Abraaj buys stake in Thai education firm
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Dubai's Abraaj buys stake in Thai education firm

Monday, 26 May 2014 2:00 PM

Private equity company's acquisition comes as country is in grip of military rule amid political turmoil

Saudi to spend $1.3bn training 25,000 teachers
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Saudi to spend $1.3bn training 25,000 teachers

Monday, 26 May 2014 11:57 AM

The training would help fill new positions being created as part of $21bn kingdom-wide education revamp

Saudi king approves $21bn education expansion plan
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Saudi king approves $21bn education expansion plan

Monday, 19 May 2014 7:39 PM

New plan includes building 1,500 nurseries, providing training for about 25,000 teachers, says education chief

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First Saudi gov't school said to start sports for girls
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First Saudi gov't school said to start sports for girls

Monday, 19 May 2014 9:22 AM

Amal Institute in Jeddah reportedly competes in sports tournament for the first time following Shura Council ruling


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