• Chief Information Officers Explore Lifelong Learning at CIOMajlis

    In its latest session event, CIOMajlis welcomed Mohamed Arab from open-learning portal, Udacity, to its podium. The GCC and Levantine Head of Enterprise Partnerships explored the topic of lifelong learning and how it can shape the ideal well-rounded citizen of tomorrow.


    This October Christie’s Education will launch new Online Courses, that will make the study of art history and the art market more accessible to students around the world. The digital platform will become Christie’s Education’s third pillar of learning, joining the Continuing Education programmes and Master’s degrees as routes to gain deeper understanding of the art world, whether to further careers, enhance knowledge, or explore passions.

  • Cisco Networking Academy Helps Narrow the IT Skills Gap in the Middle East

    Cisco in the Middle East celebrated several accomplishments of the Cisco Networking Academy®, its IT skills and career-building program available to learning institutions and individuals worldwide.

  • CISI IntegrityMatters test passes 50,000 milestone helping to shape financial services’ ethical backbone

    Introduced in September 2008 the CISI’s IntegrityMatters test has now been sat 50,000 times by candidates from the largest to the smallest UK financial services firms and throughout the world where CISI exams are offered.

  • City Centre Sharjah Celebrates Education Through Cool Shopping Experiences

    City Centre Sharjah, owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa, will celebrate education and International Literacy Day in September. In line with the initiative that H.H. Sheikh Mohammed, Ruler of Dubai has set for the year 2016 - The year of reading - the mall offers a range of education enhancing initiatives, culminating in its first- live spelling bee competition which will take place on 14 and 15 September and a cool interactive and convenient reading corner and storytelling session, both open to teenagers from 1 until 15 September, 2016.

  • City, University of London expands aviation course offering, meeting Gulf demand for skilled professionals

    City, University of London’s Dubai Centre has announced the launch of a Master of Science (MSc) in Airport Management for junior managers looking to boost their career prospects in today’s fast-growing airport industry.

  • City, University of London launches MENA alumni chapter in Dubai

    More than 100 alumni came together to celebrate the launch of the City Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Alumni Chapter at the Bvlgari Marina and Yacht Club on Jumeirah Bay Island.

  • Clarion School Dubai Welcomes Globally Recognized Educator to Spearhead its Vision

    UAE education provider, Scholars International Group, announces the arrival of Dr. Paul Lieblich to its team of highly qualified education professionals. The famed educator, who co-authored the International Schools Curriculum Project (PYP IB) will facilitate Clarion School’s ambition towards redesigning education to be forward facing.

  • CMA Certification Exam to Be Updated With an Increased Focus on Technology in January 2020

    ICMA® (The Institute of Certified Management Accountants), the certification division of IMA® (The Institute of Management Accountants), announced today that it is making changes to its CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) exam. The updates to the exam are being made to ensure the CMA remains relevant in the ever-evolving environment of the management accounting profession. The changes will be effective January 1, 2020.

  • CMA Credential Achieves Record Global Growth

    IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business announced a record-breaking growth of its flagship certification, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) credential in fiscal year (FY) 2016, ending June 30.

  • CMA Leadership Program Hosts Six Gulf Students at Global Conference in Detroit

    The students were chosen from the IMA Higher Education Endorsement program universities network as well as universities that have been offering and promoting the CMA certification. The selection process was conducted by faculties from Zayed University, Christ University (Bangalore India), Prince Sultan University (PSU), UAE University (Al Ain), and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) and was based on their outstanding academic achievement as a reward for their hard work and dedication. 

  • CMA Rolls Out Regional Train the Trainer Workshop Series

    IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) is organizing an advanced training series in Bahrain this month. “Train the Trainer” is designed to empower CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) instructors in the region on the latest finance industry advancements and training techniques.  

  • CMU-Q Class of 2012 celebrates 5-year reunion

    The Class of 2012 celebrated their five-reunion with classmates, faculty and members of the Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar leadership.

  • CMU-Q welcomes Class of 2021

    At Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q)’s annual convocation ceremony, the leadership team, faculty members and current students welcomed the incoming class and offered them words of wisdom and advice.

  • Colgate-Palmolive and Surge Middle East partner to educate thousands of children about water conservation in the UAE

    Continuing its long-standing commitment to saving water, the Colgate-Palmolive Company has launched a new partnership with Surge Middle East - a global non-profit organization for water, sanitation, and hygiene projects - to raise awareness about water conservation among schoolchildren in the UAE as part of its global “Save Water” campaign.  

  • CRY to Ensure Children's Potential is Unlocked Through Education

    When Pampa Singh won a silver medal at the National Kung Fu Championship in Guwahati, India, this year, she stood as an inspiration to many. After losing both her parents by the time she was 7 years old, she thought it was the end of the road for her. Also, living in Sonagchi, Asia's largest red light district was full of challenges. She, however, continued to study as the CRY-supported project 'Sanlaap' stood by her, counseled her brother and helped her finish schooling in times of adversity. Not only did she undertake training in Hotel Management but also discovered her potential in sports when she got introduced to Kung Fu and then there was no looking back.

  • Curtin University Dubai’s Business Cup Challenge 2018

    Curtin University Dubai, one of Australia’s most highly regarded and prestigious universities, gets ready for the grand finale of their acclaimed Business Cup Challenge which will conclude on 24th November at Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies Auditorium. The Business Cup Challenge (BCC), running for the fifth time since its initiation is a unique platform that brings together the brightest students and finest business ideas from schools across the United Arab Emirates.


    D2L, which has helped transform learning for people all over the world, is now doing the same for the Middle East and Africa (MEA). After increasing its presence in the region last year with a dedicated office in Dubai, and on-boarding several thousand unique users in the region since then, the global learning technology provider is now set to scale up its regional footprint. The creator of the Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) has recently added new resellers to meet the market’s growing needs for smart learning technology.


    Learning is about to take another leap forward. D2L, a learning technology leader, is delighted to announce that it has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its strategic public cloud infrastructure provider. D2L will be able to serve its global customers from AWS locations in the US, Europe, Asia, and plans to also use the AWS location that will open in Montreal, Canada.


    D2L, a global learning technology leader, is pleased to announce that it has now deployed Brightspace—the company’s cloud-based learning management system (LMS)—at the University College of Bahrain. This marks a critical phase in the university’s evolution into a modern learning institution. Brightspace will support offline, mobile and blended learning for the university’s students and will improve student performance with advanced analytics and adaptive learning tools.