Friday, April 26, 2019

GEMS Is Said to Bid for Top Saudi School Chain

(Bloomberg) -- GEMS Education, the Dubai-based school operator backed by Blackstone Group LP, is in advanced talks to invest in Saudi Arabia’s Maarif for...
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New CFA Exam to Shave Down Excruciating Wait for Test Results

The CFA Institute plans to administer the first level of its exam electronically starting in 2021 -- a move that will shorten the suspense...
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Technology-integrated education

Technology-integrated learning is metamorphosing the region’s education landscape, creating an environment of innovation and creativity for students to thrive and excel   Recently, a 10-year-old Saudi-based...
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IDO, SQU Sign MoU for Research and Innovation Cooperation Programme

Innovation Development Oman Holding SAOC (IDO Investments) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) for the establishment of a...
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Now It Looks Like Dubai Has Too Many Private Schools

Dubai’s school market is turning in favor of parents, according to Knight Frank. “The education sector in Dubai is now at a tipping point, with...
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Interview: Omar Danial, Founder, SISD

Swiss International Scientific School opened in 2015 and now has 1,200 students. That’s a big operation. You didn’t have experience in the education sector...
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GEMS education to invest $800m in Saudi Arabia

GEMS to create a network of schools in next 10 years that will accommodate up to 130,000 students. Middle East-focused education company GEMS and a...
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HBKU Researcher Competes in Season 10 of Stars of Science

Breaking new ground for early Parkinson's diagnostics, Qatar-based hopeful qualifies among top nine contestants in Arab world's leading innovation show Marking a decade of Arab innovation and research excellence, Qatar...
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Microsoft demonstrates power of collaborative learning at BETT Middle East and...

Microsoft marked its presence at the BETT Middle East and Africa (MEA) Leadership Summit and Expo for the third consecutive year, further highlighting the...
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Industry-engaged education

Muscat University will be able to make a positive contribution to the higher education sector in Oman and be able to graduate students with...
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