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GCC employers says education to blame for skills shortage
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GCC employers says education to blame for skills shortage

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:35 AM

New EY survey says region's education system is failing to equip students for private sector work

Dubai firm invests in plan to build African schools
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Dubai firm invests in plan to build African schools

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 6:55 PM

Dubai-based Investbridge Capital partners to set up firm to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in education

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Sheikh Mohammed launches orphan initiative
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Sheikh Mohammed launches orphan initiative

Saturday, 20 June 2015 4:01 PM

Emiratis are being encouraged to connect with children who do not have parents, particularly during Ramadan

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Dubai parents protest substantial hike in school fees
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Dubai parents protest substantial hike in school fees

Thursday, 18 June 2015 2:01 PM

Angry parents hit out after it emerged that 117 schools in Dubai have been permitted to ramp up their fees this year.

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Dubai's Gems Education sees revenue soar 20% to $674m
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Dubai's Gems Education sees revenue soar 20% to $674m

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 4:11 PM

Provider operates more than 50 schools across 19 countries in the MidEast, North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and improved performance was due to rising fees and pupil numbers

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Some London schools ban fasting during Ramadan
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Some London schools ban fasting during Ramadan

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 10:56 AM

A group of schools have been forced to re-explain why they have banned Muslim children from fasting

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200,000 Gulf residents ‘bought fake degrees from AXACT’
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200,000 Gulf residents ‘bought fake degrees from AXACT’

Thursday, 11 June 2015 12:32 PM

Whistleblower reveals employees handled 5,000 enquiries per day, mainly from the UAE and Saudi Arabia

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Children learn to write by teaching robots

Tuesday, 9 June 2015 12:50 PM

By teaching a robot how to write letters, children can improve their own handwriting skills and gain better self-confidence, according to researchers from Switzerland.

Why Dubai is perfectly positioned to create the right mix of blended business education
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Why Dubai is perfectly positioned to create the right mix of blended business education

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 11:46 AM

Information and knowledge is increasingly stored and shared online

Qatar launches new push to hire overseas teachers
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Qatar launches new push to hire overseas teachers

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 1:56 PM

Gulf state begins aggressive drive to recruit 1,500 new school teachers, most from Arab nations abroad

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Pakistan raids offices of global fake degree empire
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Pakistan raids offices of global fake degree empire

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 11:01 AM

Officials have confiscated computers and held employees for questioning over The New York Times’ claims the firm netted millions of dollars selling fake degrees including to UAE residents

UAE residents caught in million-dollar, global fake degree scam
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UAE residents caught in million-dollar, global fake degree scam

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 11:24 AM

A New York Times expose claims a Pakistani media company has made tens of millions of dollars selling fake degrees to dozens of fictitious universities

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Prosecutors to appeal verdicts in death of Abu Dhabi schoolgirl
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Prosecutors to appeal verdicts in death of Abu Dhabi schoolgirl

Sunday, 17 May 2015 1:34 PM

Abu Dhabi Public Prosecution seeks maximum penalty for those convicted in case of girl who died in school bus

No reprieve for Abu Dhabi school despite court order
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No reprieve for Abu Dhabi school despite court order

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 1:46 PM

Al Worood Academy will close later this year following the death of a four-year-old on a school bus

Firms seen raising worker benefits as UAE cost of living bites
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Firms seen raising worker benefits as UAE cost of living bites

Saturday, 2 May 2015 9:39 AM

New survey reveals that total benefits including housing and education allowances rise by 12%

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