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Arab education chiefs meet to debate key challenges
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Arab education chiefs meet to debate key challenges

Friday, 19 December 2014 9:54 AM

World Bank exec says gov'ts need to shift emphasis towards improving quality and relevance of education systems

Saudi university denies ‘buying’ researchers
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Saudi university denies ‘buying’ researchers

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 1:24 PM

University rejects claims of foul play to boost ranking and accuses academic organisations of disrespect

Should I or should I not do an MBA?
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Should I or should I not do an MBA?

Monday, 8 December 2014 12:21 PM

MBA specialist Ahmed Sharawy looks at the options

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Abu Dhabi education chief pays tribute to slain US teacher
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Abu Dhabi education chief pays tribute to slain US teacher

Saturday, 6 December 2014 9:14 AM

Ibolya Ryan was a 'loyal teacher' who will be remembered for her 'passion and dedication' - ADEC's Amal Al Qubaisi

UAE's Sobha makes first foray into education sector
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UAE's Sobha makes first foray into education sector

Friday, 5 December 2014 2:46 AM

Developer launches Hartland International School as part of its mega project being built in Dubai

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Science project sparks young minds in India

Sunday, 30 November 2014 12:36 PM

A new club founded by 15-year-old Lakshya Kaura is trying to help at least 15,000 children from 120 schools throughout India to fulfill their potential with a mobile science initiative.

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Japan nips childhood obesity in the bud

Sunday, 23 November 2014 12:06 PM

Childhood obesity is a growing problem around the world but in Japan obesity in children is declining, thanks in part to a school lunch programme.

Saudi uni cracks down on colourful abayas
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Saudi uni cracks down on colourful abayas

Sunday, 23 November 2014 12:01 PM

The kingdom is enforcing its strict black dress code for women after some female students added colour to their abayas

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Riyadh signs $2bn contract with French company to modernise bus network
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Riyadh signs $2bn contract with French company to modernise bus network

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:37 PM

French state-owned operator RATP to supply 1,000 buses as part of project

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Saudi students in the US soars 22%
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Saudi students in the US soars 22%

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:36 PM

At nearly 54,000, the kingdom is the fourth highest exporter of students to the US

Around 1 in 8 UAE pupils face abuse and violence at school – report
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Around 1 in 8 UAE pupils face abuse and violence at school – report

Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:00 PM

Survey of 4,111 students found 6.5% also face similar issues in the home, with boys most as risk

Dubai university staff on trial for taking bribes to enrol students
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Dubai university staff on trial for taking bribes to enrol students

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 11:02 AM

Administrators at American University Dubai accused of forging grades for students who had failed English exams

UAE schools failing to fill vacancies
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UAE schools failing to fill vacancies

Saturday, 15 November 2014 3:56 PM

School operators struggling to recruit enough teachers to fill thousands of positions

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Dubai needs to invest $2bn building 51 new schools by 2020, says report
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Dubai needs to invest $2bn building 51 new schools by 2020, says report

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 11:53 AM

The rapidly growing population will mean the emirate will need 77,000 students places by the end of the decade

Low literacy rate in Saudi Arabia demands compulsory education
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Low literacy rate in Saudi Arabia demands compulsory education

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 5:41 PM

A recent report shows that 270,972 males and 253,463 females in the kingdom are uneducated


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