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US university backtracks on Muslim call to prayer decision
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US university backtracks on Muslim call to prayer decision

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 1:45 PM

Duke University in North Carolina reverses decision to allow the call to prayer to be sounded from the bell tower of the Christian chapel

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Kuwait universities are harbouring extremists, minister says
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Kuwait universities are harbouring extremists, minister says

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 1:44 PM

Kuwait’s education minister says 'sectarianism and extremism are advancing' in schools and universities

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Finding happiness: Happy Box interview
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Finding happiness: Happy Box interview

Tuesday, 6 January 2015 1:43 PM

Educational activities concept, The Happy Box, has become one of the past year’s most talked-about new businesses. Co-founders Jumana and Linda Al Darwish explain what pushed them to launch the company

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Dubai school provider launches hotline for parents
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Dubai school provider launches hotline for parents

Tuesday, 6 January 2015 12:05 PM

GEMS MySchool is the first hotline offered by a private school provider in the UAE

It's time teachers were given more respect, says Dino Varkey
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It's time teachers were given more respect, says Dino Varkey

Saturday, 3 January 2015 9:18 AM

Once ranked as a highly-lauded profession alongside doctors and lawyers, the image of teaching as a profession has suffered in recent years. GEMS Education, one of the world's largest private school providers, is aiming to change that in 2015 and is offering a $1m prize as part of its search for the best teacher.

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Video emerges of Robert Mugabe's son studying in Dubai

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 9:24 AM

Clip has emerged of Tino Mugabe, who is studying architecture at the American University Dubai, in which he shares his thoughts on fitness and what basketball legend Kobe Bryant's visit to the UAE means to him.

Should I quit my job to start a business?
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Should I quit my job to start a business?

Monday, 29 December 2014 3:43 PM

You've just gained the qualifications so what do you do next, asks Ahmed Sharawy

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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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