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Educational institutions and industry leaders are encouraged to collaborate in the wake of the industrial revolution 4.0, revealed a summit held by Ajman University in conjunction with QS Intelligence Unit earlier this week at the Conrad Hotel in Dubai. The ‘Re-think Tank Summit’ – the first of its kind event is designed to erase the lines between education and employers - facilitated dialogue between key stakeholders from prestigious universities across the Middle East, along with renown industry leaders, to discuss the future of today’s youth in an uncertain world.

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) held its annual Middle East Student Case Competition in Dubai, UAE. Four student teams from the Prince Sultan University (PSU) in Riyadh, KSA, the American University of Science and Technology (AUST) in Lebanon and the German Jordanian University competed in the final round.

According to a new report today by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), entitled ‘Where to Invest Now in the GCC Private Education’, the UAE’s private K-12 education market valued at $4.4 billion in 2017 is poised to grow to $7.1 billion by 2023. Across the GCC, the private education market is becoming a magnet for investors, and rightly so, as it is expected to double over the next five years. Despite the fact that strong growth has been predicted across the region, investors must fine-tune their strategies to account for the shifting circumstances before committing to an investment opportunity.

Education expert, Dr. Paul Lieblich, affirms that education requires an overhaul in order to answer the transitioning needs of global industry and society as a whole. Assigned to Clarion School Dubai following his recent appointment as Director of Schools at Scholars International Group, his first aim is to reshape the process of learning to ensure that it addresses the demands of a rapidly-evolving modern world.

St. Mary’s Group of Schools held a ground breaking ceremony on Thursday, May 10, 2018 to mark the beginning of the construction of St. Mary’s High School in Ras Al Khaimah, its sixth school within the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Located in the Khalifa Bin Zayed City area of Ras Al Khaimah, the new school will offer a British curriculum from the Foundation Stage (FS) to A-level, with a capacity of nearly 1,800 students.

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