Tuesday 26 March 2019

UAE ‘to be world leader in knowledge-based economy’

The UAE is on the trajectory to become one of the world’s leaders in creating a knowledge society and a knowledge-based economy, said Sheikh Nahyan Mabarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance. He was addressing the audience on the second day of the Global Education and Ski


EIBFS upskills over 26,200 trainees in 2018

The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) organised 1,043 educational and training programmes during 2018, an increase of six per cent over 2017, training 26,206 participants of which 6,489 comprised UAE nationals. During the past year, the Institute conduc


One Million Arab Coders launches new courses

One Million Arab Coders has launched a new set of coding and programming training courses to enhance the knowledge and skills of Arab coders, as well as provide them with new employment opportunities for jobs of the future. These courses will train more specialised and profession


Aurak, Wayne State expand student exchange programme

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (Aurak) and US-based Wayne State University (WSU) have signed an agreement expanding their transfer student programme. The agreement was signed by Aurak president, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, and Wayne State provost and senior vice


Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority registers 42.1pc net profit growth in 2018

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis, said it has achieved remarkable results for 2018 with a revenue of Dh577 million ($157 million), up 42 per cent over last year. Announcing the results for the fiscal year ended December 31, DSOA sa


Emirates Post invites entries for letter writing contest

Emirates Post, the leading postal and express delivery provider in the region, is encouraging schoolchildren to rediscover the art of letter writing by entering the UPU International Letter Writing Competition.   Now in its 48th year, the prestigious competition


Khalifa University, UAE Space Agency to host seminar

Khalifa University of Science and Technology and the UAE Space Agency will be hosting a seminar on space exploration to be led by a leading scientist from the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) as part of a knowledge exchange initiative. Khalifa University of


50 foundations to join education philanthropy summit

More than 50 of the world’s leading grant-making foundations involved in education will meet in Dubai on the eve of the Varkey Foundation’s Global Education & Skills Forum (GESF) this week to discuss some of the most pressing issues in education philanthropy and share their ex


Enoc Group to offer over 200 jobs at UAE career expo

Enoc Group (Emirates National Oil Company), a wholly owned unit of the government of Dubai, as part of its commitment towards human capital development, will offer over 200 job opportunities across upstream, downstream and corporate divisions within the Group to UAE nationals. Th


DESC offers opportunities at Careers UAE

Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) has announced its participation in Careers UAE 2019 for the 4th consecutive year starting today (March 19) for three days  the Dubai World Trade Center. Based on UAE's leading vision in supporting its talented nationals, DESC is in

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