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Northrop Grumman Launches Educational Tour Across Universities in Saudi Arabia
Culture & Education | Monday 14 March, 2016 12:00 pm
Northrop Grumman Saudi Arabia has launched its first educational tour in Saudi Arabia as part of its ongoing commitment to develop young students, increase awareness among students looking to major in scientific fields and transfer knowledge to society.     The first tour took place ...
Culture & Education | Sunday 13 March, 2016 3:00 pm
Three new international groups comprising experts from leading private businesses, academia, government and the third sector have been launched and met for the first time at the Global Education and Skills Forum 2016 (GESF) in Dubai as they began work on drawing up recommendations on how to address ...
King Salman Youth Center launches writing workshop
Culture & Education | Sunday 13 March, 2016 8:59 am
The King Salman Youth Center (KSYC) launched a workshop on Friday in the Saudi capital to help aspiring young authors understand the principles of writing.  “The workshop is considered a guide for those, especially the youth, interested in writing. For the first time they learned the...
Solutions and issues in delivering large scale teacher development
Culture & Education | Sunday 13 March, 2016 8:27 am
Cambridge English Language Assessment attended the 22nd TESOL Arabia International Conference & Exhibition from 10 to 12 March 2016, in Dubai.   The conference attracted a large number of ELT professionals from within the UAE and across the region giving them a platform to...
Riyadh Book Fair begins with a new twist
Culture & Education | Sunday 13 March, 2016 7:25 am
The increase in the number of publishing houses, having extra spaces, providing postal services, having several booths to educate people about foreign countries, as well as, having booths focusing on social initiatives and activities, are some of the features that have made Riyadh Book Fair 2016...
Four Saudis win top British alumni education awards
Culture & Education | Saturday 12 March, 2016 11:51 am
Four Saudis who graduated from British universities have been honored for their achievements at the Education United Kingdom Alumni Awards for 2016. This was announced here Thursday night at a gala awards ceremony hosted by Simon Collis, British ambassador to the Kingdom. The awards were organized ...
Al Turaifi stresses importance of reading, opens Riyadh Book Fair
Culture & Education | Friday 11 March, 2016 12:01 pm
The Minister of Culture and Information Adel Al Turaifi officially opened Riyadh’s annual International Book Fair at Riyadh’s International Convention and Exhibition Center on Wednesday night, stressing the need for all to inculcate the reading habit. While announcing that Greece is...
House of Cards Season 4 exclusively on OSN this March
Culture & Education | Thursday 10 March, 2016 2:45 pm
Announcing the exciting arrival of season four of the nail-biting political drama House of Cards, OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, joins the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature in welcoming Michael Dobbs, the best-selling novelist whose book...
GCC Education Sector Spearheads Adoption of Advanced Technology to Enhance Learning Experiences
Culture & Education | Thursday 10 March, 2016 2:24 pm
A region wide IDC survey commissioned by Intel has found that educational institutions in the GCC have deployed complex learning systems as well as hardware, and are on track to embrace trends such as the Maker Movement, in a bid to enrich student learning experiences.   The Maker...
British Council: CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE launches on International Women’s Day
Culture & Education | Thursday 10 March, 2016 12:20 pm
The British Council is launching a new study programme for Saudi women, CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE, focusing on contemporary curating and arts management. Launched on International Women’s Day and designed to inspire self-motivated, aspiring female curators and arts administrators, the six month ...