Sunday 2 August 2015

Qatar Career Fair opens registration for camp

Qatar Career Fair (QCF), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, has opened registration for its Summer Career Camp, which will introduce participants to workplace environments and get a glimpse into career life. It will also offer an opportunity to match their abilities, ski


London Business Schools gets scholarship boost

The members of London Business School’s alumni community and regional business leaders in the Middle East have pledged a total of Dh3.4 million ($925,477) to strengthen the school’s global scholarship offering, as well as the growth of its research and business education programmes.


Emirati women ‘more likely to work in banking’

Emirati women are more likely than their male counterparts to consider a position in banking and finance (29 per cent versus 11 per cent), found a major survey on Emiratisation. The ‘Emirati Employment Report’, by Oxford Strategic Consulting, also found that Emirati m


Training plan for new Bahraini medics to be launched

More than 150 newly graduated doctors could soon practise medicine following a government decision to open training for Bahraini medics. The training programme, which will start on October 1, will replace the existing system of graduates waiting, sometimes for years, for the Heal


Integrated manpower register to be set up in Oman

Singapore-based CrimsonLogic, a provider of e-government solutions and services, has won a deal for the design and implementation of a National Integrated Manpower Register (NIMR) project in Oman, according to a report. It was awarded by Oman’s Public Authority for Manpower


Bahrain-based young debaters set out for global contest

A team of five young Bahrain-based debaters left for the annual World Schools Debating Championships (WSDC) in Singapore yesterday (July 27). The St Christopher’s School students are believed to be the first team from Bahrain to ever compete at the tournament, which this ye


Illegal nurseries shut down in Bahrain

Three nurseries in Bahrain have been closed down for operating without a licence. Owners of Al Alem Al Sagheer Kindergarten in Manama, Al Seef Kindergarten in Duraz and Al Masahel Kindergarten in Meqsha were yesterday (July 27) referred to the Public Prosecution for legal action,


Viva Kuwait opens ‘The Viva Coded Academy’

Viva, a leading telecom operator in Kuwait, has opened ‘The Viva Coded Academy’, in co-operation with ‘Coding Campus’ - a renowned coding schools in the US. ‘The Viva Coded Academy’ will be the first coding school of its kind in Kuwait and the


Samsung launches ‘Smart Discovery Lab’ in Jordan

Samsung Electronics Levant has launched the ‘Smart Discovery Lab’ in co-operation with the Haya Cultural Centre (HCC). The establishment of the lab stems from Samsung’s firm belief in the importance of education and the role of technology companies in integratin


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