Wednesday 27 January 2021

Upskilling ‘could boost global GDP by $6.5trn by 2030’

Accelerated investment in upskilling and reskilling of workers could add at least $6.5 trillion to global GDP, create 5.3 million (net) new jobs by 2030 and help develop more inclusive and sustainable economies worldwide, said a World Economic Forum report. The report, Upskilling


Injaz Bahrain launches education volunteering app

Injaz Bahrain, which inspires and prepares young Bahrainis to succeed in a global economy, has launched its first mobile application, the Injaz Bahrain App, designed to raise the bar for education volunteering. The application developed by K-Labs in collaboration with Inforise Co


New Bahrain scheme to create 25,000 jobs this year

Bahrain will launch the second edition of its National Employment Program, which aims to create 25,000 jobs in 2021 and provide 10,000 training opportunities annually.   His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister,


Ajman varsity gets Microsoft AI health research grant

Ajman University (AU) has become the first institution in the UAE to be awarded the Microsoft AI for Health Research Grant, receiving a total amount of over AED1 million ($272,000). The establishment has been exclusively selected as of one of 150 grantees worldwide, with awards m


Innovera appoints new group CEO

Innovera Group, a leading EdTech, technology manufacturing, application development and healthcare software development company based in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, has announced the appointment of Robert Speed as its Group CEO.    In this new


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