Monday 2 May 2016

HSBC, British Council host youth development programme

HSBC Bank Middle East and the British Council hosted their second workshop in Manama, Bahrain recently, as part of the youth development programme Taqaddam. Over 200 students from 10 schools participated in the workshop which is the culmination of a seven-week programme designed to equ


Henley calls nominations for Global Citizen Award

Henley & Partners, a global leader in residence and citizenship planning, has announced the call for nominations for the annual Global Citizen Award. The award recognizes individuals who have made extraordinary contributions towards improving the global community and creating


Abu Dhabi platform to back STEM education

Citizen Science, a digital platform that aims to encourage passion for science among our youth and create a pipeline of millions of scientists and innovators for the future was unveiled at an event in Abu Dhabi, UAE today (April 28). Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), in collabo


Upskilling GCC workforce must for new economy: report

The Mena region must focus on providing its future generation of workers the skill sets needed for the unfolding digital revolution, says a report. The next few years will see widespread disruption in the workforce due to the technological revolution currently taking place in fields su


Gems opens UAE-tailored English National Curriculum school

Gems Education has announced the opening of Gems Al Barsha National School for Boys and for Girls for the 2016 academic year. Located in Al Barsha, the school will have segregated campuses for boys and girls, and will offer the English National Curriculum with a strong emphasis o


Sharjah Tatweer holds leadership training in US

Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF) recently organised a leadership training programme for 29 youths of the Sharjah Leadership Program (SLP), which took place in San Francisco, US. The 10-day tour covered many prominent stops, including a summit on the ‘Internet of Things (IoT)&rsq


Tamkeen, Mowgli partner for mentorship programme

Bahrain’s Tamkeen and the UK-based Mowgli Foundation have concluded a four-day Kickstart workshop which successfully matched 15 Bahraini entrepreneurs with 15 trained mentors. The workshop was the first milestone of the Mowgli Mentoring Experience programme (MME), a year-long men


Saudi to introduce expat 'green card' within 5 years

Saudi Arabia will introduce a "green card" system within five years to allow resident expatriates in the kingdom to have more rights in order to improve its investment climate, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Monday. Speaking in a television interview, h


Online hiring up 24pc in UAE during March

While online recruitment activity in the UAE rose by 24 per cent on the year during March, the annual growth momentum eased 21 percentage points month-on-month, the country remains one of the best performing markets in the region. While online recruitment activity in the UAE rose


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