Monday 16 January 2017

Tamkeen signs major training agreement

Tamkeen has signed a memorandum of understanding with global engineering industrial group Fives to provide training to Bahrainis working in the industrial sector, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit


Pearson launches new teachers' training program

Pearson, a major learning company, has announced the launch of a new service in the Middle East designed to improve the quality of education and training received by the region’s teachers. The Pearson Teacher Professional Development Service has been officially available th


UAE launches new smart learning programme

Emirates Talent Association has officially launched the ‘Local Programmer’ initiative in cooperation with UAE-based Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and software giant Microsoft. The initiative will help boost national efforts aimed at achieving the goals


Imdaad to build Stem lab in Dubai school

Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities, waste, and energy management solutions in the GCC, has forged a strategic partnership with Al nokhba Model School in Dubai to convert a huge hall at the school’s campus into a hitech science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Ste


Dewa holds hackathon to boost innovation

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) recently organised the Hackathon Challenge to encourage its employees to innovate and create new ideas to develop Dewa’s services and achieve the happiness of its customers. An interactive game won the first place in the competit


Airbus launches contest to boost SpaceDataHighway

Airbus is issuing a call for ideas to foster further innovation and enlarge the application portfolio of the “SpaceDataHighway” is one of the most ambitious and forward-looking communication systems in operation today. The “Enter the SpaceDataHighway” chal


Zayed Energy to announce winners on January 16

The Zayed Future Energy Prize will announce the winners of its ninth cycle during the awards ceremony, which follows the opening of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) on January 16. To date, 48 winners have been recognised by the Zayed Future Energy Prize for their continue


Sharjah Tatweer organises visit to MBRC

The Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF), an initiative of Rubu’ Qarn Foundation,  recently organized a visit to Dubai’s Mohammed bin Rashid Centre (MBRC) for Government Innovation to promote innovation, creativity and leadership among young people. The visit introduced w


Student Exclusive returns to Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Masdar will host the second edition of the Student Exclusive, a unique event aimed at educating, engaging and inspiring youth in the UAE, as part of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2017 next week. Under the theme “Creating a sustainable future by empowering young m


Dubai-based Holborn Assets hosts US students

A group of 11 students from Cornerstone University, Michigan, recently visited Dubai-based Holborn Assets, global financial advisory group, as part of their exposure to international business. Cornerstone is a Christian university, established in 1941. The students

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