education

  • 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.  

  • Connecting Cultures Through Creativity

    In a bid to connect and unite the UAE’s schools and colourful cultures, Brighton College Dubai has partnered with global leader in photography, Nikon, to launch a month-long photography competition.

  • 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 adds six new programs and rollouts expansion plans for their two campus

    Curtin University Dubai, one of Australia’s most highly regarded and prestigious universities, will participate again in this year’s Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) that will take place at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 17 to 19 April.

  • 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.

  • Cyber security crisis needs skilled warriors, SANS Institute to say at GISEC

    SANS Institute will participate in the Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC) at the Dubai World Trade Center from April 1-3, 2019, to urge regional leaders to get tough on tackling the cyber security skills gap. The largest provider of cyber security training and certification worldwide will be showcasing its over 60 immersion-style world-leading training courses aimed at private- and public-sector security professionals.

  • D2L EXPANDS FOOTPRINT IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA

    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.

  • D2L SELECTS AMAZON WEB SERVICES CLOUD TO IMPROVE LEARNING WORLDWIDE

    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 TRANSFORMS TEACHING AND LEARNING EXPERIENCE AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF BAHRAIN

    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.

  • Dalma Mall hosts students of Emirates National School Abu Dhabi

    Known as one of the most preferred shopping, retail and entertainment destinations in Abu Dhabi, Dalma Mall hosted students from Emirates National School - Abu Dhabi City Campus, which favored a reinforcement of its commitment to the community.

  • Deira International School announces appointment of new Director

    Deira International School, owned and operated by Al Futtaim Education Foundation, has announced the appointment of Mrs. Ruth Burke to the position of Director, starting from Academic Year 2018/2019, as current Director, Mr. Jeff Smith, has decided to step down after serving six successful years in the school and contributing to its great achievements.

  • Delegation from Bahrain’s Ministry of Education visits Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University to explore opportunities in education

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) hosted a high-profile delegation from Bahrain headed by its Minister of Education, H.E. Dr. Majid Bin Ali Al-Nuaimi. The group was received by Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of HBMSU and Chairman of the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE). The delegates visited the university to explore opportunities of cooperation as well as initiate mutually beneficial projects to enhance the level of education in the GCC and the Middle East in line with international standards.

  • Delegation of 400 students set to visit pioneering ‘smart cities’ in USA, Britain and Switzerland

    A delegation of 400 outstanding UAE students from public schools will be sent on an educational field trip to pioneering ‘smart cities’ and distinguished scientific institutions in the United States, Britain and Switzerland in the coming summer. Several other batches will also be sent to explore prestigious academic and scientific institutions within the UAE. These programs are in line with a series of training camps and scientific field trips organized by the Ministry of Education (MoE) in support of the wise leadership of the UAE’s aim to encourage students to join programs that enhance their creative and innovative faculties.

  • Demand for Accounting Certification Grows in Jordan

    IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the global association of accountants and financial professionals in business, has witnessed a surge in applications in its CMA (Certified Management Accountant) program among students across esteemed institutions in Jordan. By awarding 126 scholarships in the program to 13 universities to date, IMA has seen an increase of institutions participating the last two years in comparison to the previous years.

  • Demand for Cambridge International Examinations in the UAE rises by 12%

    Cambridge International Examinations has announced a 12 per cent increase in entries for Cambridge qualifications in 2017. Over 100 schools in the UAE made around 54,000 entries for Cambridge qualifications this year.

  • Demand for Mid-Market Education Providers Rise in the GCC

    The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) education sector is witnessing positive transformation that is widely expected to bring it at par with global standards, which will see players in the region compete favorably.