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Number of Saudi students in US soars since 9/11
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Number of Saudi students in US soars since 9/11

Sunday, 20 April 2014 1:55 PM

The conservative Muslim kingdom has become the fastest growing source country for university students in the US, from 1,000 to 111,000 in a decade

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Bahrain flags news rules for medical graduates
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Bahrain flags news rules for medical graduates

Sunday, 20 April 2014 11:10 AM

Forms part of the kingdom’s proposal for the GCC to unify medical qualifications across the six members states

Bahrain uni officials jailed over grade fixing
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Bahrain uni officials jailed over grade fixing

Monday, 14 April 2014 11:50 AM

The two men were convicted of forging certificates and increasing exam results

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US uni mulls Israeli student exchange program
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US uni mulls Israeli student exchange program

Thursday, 10 April 2014 12:05 PM

The Qatar campus of Northwestern University "is studying the matter, but has no specific plans"

Dubai’s Tecom gained 549 new businesses in 2013
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Dubai’s Tecom gained 549 new businesses in 2013

Saturday, 5 April 2014 4:10 PM

Tecom's nine free zones saw significant growth, including businesses expanding

Middle East teacher shortage
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Middle East teacher shortage "critical"

Saturday, 5 April 2014 3:31 PM

Shortage threatens to overshadow the region's educational gains and must be addressed urgently, says education advisory company Pearson

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Saudi to get 3 more universities
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Saudi to get 3 more universities

Thursday, 3 April 2014 12:15 PM

King Abdullah reveals plans for the institutions in Jeddah, Bisha and Hafr Al Baten

Future Kids interview: Samantha Malkoun
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Future Kids interview: Samantha Malkoun

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 10:40 AM

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

Education»

Madrassas open for girls in Afghanistan

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:46 AM

Traditional schools in Afghanistan (madrassas) have opened to girls for the first time since the Taliban banned education for women. Most have welcomed the move, while others have raised concerns about the type of Islam being taught there.

Ten days added to UAE school calendar
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Ten days added to UAE school calendar

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 10:06 AM

Ministry of Education says cutting Christmas break to two weeks will bring UAE in line with international standards

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24% of Dubai firms plan school allowance rise for staff
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24% of Dubai firms plan school allowance rise for staff

Saturday, 22 March 2014 10:27 AM

New Mercer survey shows nearly a quarter will raise their schooling allowance for employees this year

GCC states urged to act to prepare pupils for work
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GCC states urged to act to prepare pupils for work

Saturday, 22 March 2014 10:26 AM

Less than a third of employers believe education system prepares young people for workplace - E&Y study

Private sector funding of education is 'insufficient' says UAE official
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Private sector funding of education is 'insufficient' says UAE official

Monday, 17 March 2014 10:36 AM

Under-secretary at the UAE Ministry of Education pointed out public funding accounted for 99.9% of investment

Clinton says co-operation key to better global education
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Clinton says co-operation key to better global education

Sunday, 16 March 2014 2:51 PM

Former US President makes keynote speech at Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai

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Dubai mall developer plans to set up retail academy
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Dubai mall developer plans to set up retail academy

Friday, 7 March 2014 10:13 AM

UAE-based retail giant signs agreement with the Higher Colleges of Technology


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