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Foreign schools in Saudi Arabia face financial ruin
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Foreign schools in Saudi Arabia face financial ruin

Sunday, 22 November 2015 11:40 AM

90 percent of international schools were facing financial ruin due to a drop in the number of investors interested in the education sector

Exclusive: Bill Gates on helping the GCC to tackle poverty and disease across the Muslim world
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Exclusive: Bill Gates on helping the GCC to tackle poverty and disease across the Muslim world

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 10:56 AM

US billionaire philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft reveals how his Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is partnering with the Islamic Development Bank to invest billions in trying to make a real breakthrough in how development is funded in poor countries.

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Dr Abdullah Al Karam: Claims of excessive school fees are
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Dr Abdullah Al Karam: Claims of excessive school fees are "a myth" as Dubai's education system is "value for money"

Friday, 30 October 2015 2:09 AM

Dubai already has the most diverse education system in the world. And as a record number of new schools enter the maturing market, the man in charge of ensuring top marks, Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) director-general Dr Abdullah Al Karam, explains how even fee packages are becoming more innovative

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Dubai parents warned over alleged abduction attempt on school pupil
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Dubai parents warned over alleged abduction attempt on school pupil

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 1:05 PM

Principal has reportedly informed Dubai Police of an incident

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Gender studies now offered at Afghan university

Sunday, 25 October 2015 1:04 PM

A ground breaking new Master’s programme on gender and women studies is offered at Kabul University.

Culture & Society»

Astronomy night at The White House

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 3:17 PM

Barack Obama hosted 300 scientists, engineers, astronauts, teachers and students for the second Astronomy Night on the South Lawn of the White House October 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. In attendance was Ahmed Mohamed who was handcuffed and questioned by police last month when he brought a homemade electronic clock to class at MacArthur High School and officials mistook it for a bomb

Record 21 new private schools in Dubai next year
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Record 21 new private schools in Dubai next year

Thursday, 1 October 2015 3:48 PM

While there is room for them all, the emirate’s education boss warns they may need to specialise to succeed

Education officials warn Tuesday not a holiday for Dubai schools
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Education officials warn Tuesday not a holiday for Dubai schools

Monday, 21 September 2015 12:28 PM

Days off for Eid Al Adha include Wednesday and Thursday only.

Academy is first to open in $5.5bn Doha mega project
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Academy is first to open in $5.5bn Doha mega project

Friday, 18 September 2015 3:56 PM

Qatar Academy Msheireb launches in Msheireb Downtown Doha which will include more than 100 buildings when completed

War stops 13m going to school in MENA region, UN claims
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War stops 13m going to school in MENA region, UN claims

Thursday, 3 September 2015 12:24 PM

Refugees fleeing to Europe seek better life for children

UCL Qatar admits paying less to female staff
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UCL Qatar admits paying less to female staff

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 4:17 PM

University College London Doha campus denies it was a 'deliberate policy'; has moved to compensate women affected

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UAE's GEMS Education refinances $818m loan at better terms
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UAE's GEMS Education refinances $818m loan at better terms

Sunday, 30 August 2015 5:42 PM

Joins a number of UAE firms using plentiful liquidity in the local banking system to enhance borrowing terms.

UAE has most international schools in the world
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UAE has most international schools in the world

Saturday, 22 August 2015 2:12 PM

New research shows UAE has 511 international schools, ahead of China, Pakistan and India

Dubai's ALEC wins contract to build new Jebel Ali school
Construction»

Dubai's ALEC wins contract to build new Jebel Ali school

Monday, 17 August 2015 6:22 PM

The school, to be located within the Akoya by Damac development, will have a total plot size of 32,000 sq m

UAE's Mubadala said to seek better terms for $1bn loan
Banking & Finance»

UAE's Mubadala said to seek better terms for $1bn loan

Friday, 14 August 2015 9:16 AM

Sources say Abu Dhabi investment fund is aiming to refinance loan to build campus at Zayed University


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