Monday, May 27, 2019

Building New Bridges in Education

The idea of a bridge has always served as a powerful model for education. As a concept it anchors the ideals of education in...
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Students in the US Have Changed Their Majors

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Of the 839,730 recipients of bachelor’s degrees in the U.S. in the 1970-1971 academic year, 176,307 got education degrees. Other big...
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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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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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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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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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UMS, PDO, NTI come together to launch Ishraaq – Oman Digital...

As part of its commitment to social development, UMS Group (UMS), along with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and National Training Institute (NTI), has established...
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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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PDO signs research and development deals with Omani universities

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has signed research and development agreements with Sohar and Al Sharqiyah Universities to help resolve some of its complex technical...
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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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