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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

118 Dubai schools to raise fees in 2014-15
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118 Dubai schools to raise fees in 2014-15

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 12:06 PM

All but 28 private schools in Dubai have been granted approval to raise fees for the next academic year

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Obama moves to ease student loans burden

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 1:01 PM

US President Barack Obama signed a memorandum on reducing the burden of student loans, making it easier for up to five million people to pay off college tuition debt. The action, which does not take effect until December 2015, will allow more people to limit repayments of federal student loans to 10 percent of their monthly incomes.

Saudi Arabia shuts down schools for charging unauthorised fees
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Saudi Arabia shuts down schools for charging unauthorised fees

Monday, 9 June 2014 1:51 PM

Ministry says 17 international schools closed down, 3 suspended and “punitive measures” imposed on 88 in 2013-14

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Hong Kong's "lost generation"

Sunday, 8 June 2014 12:26 PM

Hong Kong’s ethnic minority children face difficulties in the education system because of the Chinese language requirements.

Kuwait cultural chief laments difficulty securing UK uni places
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Kuwait cultural chief laments difficulty securing UK uni places

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 1:41 PM

Nearly 3,400 Kuwaiti students were studying in UK at about 155 universities, says official

Saudi sets up school fees complaint hotline
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Saudi sets up school fees complaint hotline

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 1:36 PM

Comes days after Education Ministry warns schools not to set fees outside of approved limits

Dubai's Abraaj buys stake in Thai education firm
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Dubai's Abraaj buys stake in Thai education firm

Monday, 26 May 2014 2:00 PM

Private equity company's acquisition comes as country is in grip of military rule amid political turmoil

Saudi to spend $1.3bn training 25,000 teachers
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Saudi to spend $1.3bn training 25,000 teachers

Monday, 26 May 2014 11:57 AM

The training would help fill new positions being created as part of $21bn kingdom-wide education revamp

Saudi king approves $21bn education expansion plan
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Saudi king approves $21bn education expansion plan

Monday, 19 May 2014 7:39 PM

New plan includes building 1,500 nurseries, providing training for about 25,000 teachers, says education chief

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First Saudi gov't school said to start sports for girls
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First Saudi gov't school said to start sports for girls

Monday, 19 May 2014 9:22 AM

Amal Institute in Jeddah reportedly competes in sports tournament for the first time following Shura Council ruling

Etihad says to establish flight training college in UAE
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Etihad says to establish flight training college in UAE

Monday, 19 May 2014 8:29 AM

Abu Dhabi airline in process of acquiring flight training firm Horizon as first step in setting up new facility

New centre aims to foster entrepreneurs
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New centre aims to foster entrepreneurs

Sunday, 18 May 2014 3:03 PM

Qatar’s Al Faisal Holding and DePaul University sign deal to develop new generations of Qatari and US entrepreneurs

Healthcare, education boost with new Qatar partnership
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Healthcare, education boost with new Qatar partnership

Sunday, 18 May 2014 1:57 PM

Deal between Hamad Medical Corporation and Community College of Qatar includes development of new science degree


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