Saturday 25 April 2015

'Weather Station for Schools' project launched

Oracle Academy and the Raspberry Pi Foundation have officially launched the Oracle Raspberry Pi Weather Station for Schools, a project to join thousands of schools in a global science experiment. The participating schools will receive a Raspberry Pi hardware kit for students to b


Turn8 seeks new ideas for seed accelerator programme

DP World backed Turn8 is seeking innovative technology ideas for the next round of its seed accelerator programme. Individuals and teams can pitch their innovative ideas or early stage businesses at a number of events scheduled in Middle East and North Africa (Mena), and Europe,


Focus on improving exam quality, cost reduction

Middle East professional exam programme owners are set to discuss how to improve the quality of exam questions, while reducing development costs through greater collaboration between experts. The free webinar, which will take place on April 28, will also feature a discussion abou


UAE’s MoF in capacity building deal for employees

UAE’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) has signed an deal with Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University on capacity building for its  employees who occupy second level leadership positions and who are enrolled in the training programme on leadership skills development . The agree


New Bahrain University campus planned in Muharraq

A new Bahrain University campus in Muharraq was approved by parliament yesterday (April 21), with Diyar Al Muharraq a potential location. It has been proposed to accommodate an anticipated surge in the number of students seeking higher education, said a report in the Gulf Dai


HEC Paris showcases MBA programme at Kuwait fair

HEC Paris, a leader in management education and research, showcased its HEC Executive MBA programme and Executive Education expertise to business executive in Kuwait the recently concluded Access MBA Fair. The representatives of HEC Paris held one-to-one meetings and explained in


Emiratis agree localization at workplace is effective

A majority (60.09 per cent) of UAE nationals believe that their current workplace has effective localization policies, with 37.09 per cent believing that the policies are very effective, a report said. Less than one out of 10 respondents believe that localization policies at thei


Mercer appoints new talent business principal for ME

Global human resources consultancy Mercer has appointed Saqr Ahmed Mohamed, the first Emirati national as its new principal for Talent Business in its Middle East office. Around the world, Mercer help clients advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset &


Getex to showcase top schools to Abu Dhabi students

Nearly 5,000 learners from Abu Dhabi are set to attend a three-day student sourcing event which will feature more than 60 education providers from 12 countries looking to recruit students for their September intake. The Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (Getex) will launch i


American University of Sharjah partners with Etisalat

Etisalat, the UAE’s largest telecommunications service provider, has joined hands with American University of Sharjah, the main provider of premier American style higher education in the region, to spotlight films and news features produced in the UAE and make them available on its video

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