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US private equity firm said to eye stake in Dubai's GEMS
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US private equity firm said to eye stake in Dubai's GEMS

Friday, 29 August 2014 1:37 AM

Blackstone Group reportedly looking to buy 20% stake in education provider in deal with Fajr Capital

Abu Dhabi pupils to be taught by robots
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Abu Dhabi pupils to be taught by robots

Thursday, 28 August 2014 10:14 AM

Private school in UAE capital launches new teaching methods

GEMS' first Qatar school ready to open
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GEMS' first Qatar school ready to open

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 10:42 AM

Dubai-based GEMS Education says the Doha school will offer the US curriculum to up to 1,550 students from Kindergarten to Grade 5

Dubai's GEMS says UAE-based A Level pupils outperform UK peers
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Dubai's GEMS says UAE-based A Level pupils outperform UK peers

Friday, 15 August 2014 1:23 PM

Education provider says 32% of UAE students achieved A*-A grades compared to 26% average in England

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International schools collect $6bn in fees in Gulf
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International schools collect $6bn in fees in Gulf

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 1:30 PM

Region sees world's second fastest growth in international schools, with the UAE leading way - report

Saudi to strip 'terrorist sympathising' students of scholarships
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Saudi to strip 'terrorist sympathising' students of scholarships

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 1:22 PM

Kingdom warns 150,000 students studying abroad they’ll be forced home if they communicate with terrorist organisations or travel to conflict zones

US developer lodges $200m lawsuit against Dubai's GEMS
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US developer lodges $200m lawsuit against Dubai's GEMS

Monday, 14 July 2014 1:52 PM

Representative of unit of Dubai-based school operator dismisses the claims as ‘baseless’

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

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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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The Gates give commencement address at Stanford University

Monday, 16 June 2014 11:34 AM

Microsoft founder and chairman, Bill Gates and his wife Melinda attended the 123rd Stanford commencement ceremony on June 15, 2014 in Stanford, California, and delivered the commencement speech to the university’s graduates.

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


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    World's most pierced man refused entry to the UAE

    Tolerance has its limits everywhere including Dubai and those who considered Dubai a lawless circus were held accountable...so thank you Dubai authorities... more

    Thursday, 21 August 2014 10:51 PM - Khalil
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    Baby NOT on board?

    Some of you cry babies need to get your own personal apartments on the plane ! You cry more then the babies I have seen in my travels. LOL more

    Thursday, 28 August 2014 9:10 AM - Jim
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    Israel “must be punished” over Gaza, says Dubai police chief

    This high moral ground that Mick is talking abt sound very familiar. May I remind Mick that the US & its British ally alone killed over 1 million innocent... more

    Thursday, 7 August 2014 4:12 PM - Mathew