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Sedra launches internship for young adults with disabilities

Sedra Foundation has launched its first internship programme for young adults with disabilities, which will run at an upcoming exhibition.   The AccessAbilities Expo 2016 will run from February 9 to 11 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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London Business School launches 'Leadership Institute'

London Business School has unveiled its new Leadership Institute for the advancement of both the study and practice of leadership.    Directed by Randall S Peterson, professor of organisational behaviour, and supported by a diverse cross-discipline group of

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ME 'weak in bid to promote women in workplace'

Asia and the Middle East ranked lowest in the world in efforts to promote women in the workplace, according to a new report. Women are under-represented in the workforce globally, and if organizations maintain the current rate of progress, female representation will reach only 40

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New co-operation deal boost for e-learning project

Bahrain-based Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) have signed a co-operation agreement to commence an e-learning platform project for the standards issued by AAOIFI. The agreement was signed b

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Meraas to launch new eduplay attraction in Dubai

Meraas, a Dubai-based holding company, is set to launch Mattel Play! Town, a 5,000 sq m interactive themed eduplay attraction in Dubai, UAE. Children between the ages of two and 10 can meet and interact with some of the most popular and well-loved children’s characters a the town

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Revamped Alliance Francaise opens in Bahrain

A newly-renovated Alliance Francaise was officially opened last night (February 2) in Bahrain. French Ambassador Bernard Régnauld-Fabre, Alliance Francaise president Khalid Fakhro and Bahraini-French Business Club president Rodolphe Melki attended the opening, said a report in the

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Top universities to feature in 'Study in Japan' in Abu Dhabi

Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE), Educational Development Office Abu Dhabi-Japan will host a four-day 'Study in Japan' informational event along with traditional cultural activities in Abu Dhabi, UAE.   The event will take place on February

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Saudi Arabia tightens rules for grants to study abroad

The Saudi Arabian government has decided on new eligibility requirements on its multi-billion dollar scholarship programme for young Saudis who study for university degrees abroad, the cabinet said on Monday. The new rules were proposed by a council chaired by Deputy Crown Prince

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80pc of fresh Mena graduates ‘unprepared for jobs’

Eighty 80 per cent of fresh graduates in the Mena are leaving university unprepared for the workforce claiming college did not help them identify suitable job opportunities, a report said. Just under one-third (29 per cent) of young people surveyed were unemployed graduates, adde

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Malala seeks $1.4bn for Syrian refugee children

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai will seek to inspire world leaders at a conference in London on Thursday to commit $1.4 billion this year to give Syrian refugee children access to education, she told Reuters on Sunday. Heads of state and government and ministers from countries ar

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