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 Registration for SIBF 2016 opens a year early due to high demand for space
Culture & Education | Tuesday 27 October, 2015 3:12 pm
Registration for next year’s Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) will open next week, a full year ahead of the 35th edition due to overwhelming demand from publishers to reserve space at the fair. The announcement comes as the SIBF is about to launch its 34th edition, taking place from...
School students to receive market-oriented education
Culture & Education | Sunday 25 October, 2015 3:56 am
In a new initiative, the General Directorate of Education here has announced the implementation of a program to professionalize high school students so that they could land jobs soon after their studies are over. “The program will bridge the gap between public education and the labor...
Poet Prince Khalid Al Faisal named cultural personality of the year by SIBF
Culture & Education | Sunday 25 October, 2015 3:42 am
Prince Khalid Al Faisal, Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, and Governor of Makkah Province, has been named the Cultural Personality of the Year by the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF). Known as the Poet Prince, the SIBF has bestowed the...
Innovators Advance to Next Stage in Elimination Episode on MBC4  
Culture & Education | Thursday 22 October, 2015 4:51 pm
Dynamic young innovators Hassan Albalawi of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Nadim Rifai of Palestine advanced in an intense elimination episode of Stars of Science, Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development's (QF) "edutainment...
TWELVE ARAB INNOVATORS BECOME STARS OF SCIENCE CANDIDATES ON MBC4
Culture & Education | Thursday 22 October, 2015 4:14 pm
Twelve of the Arab world’s most promising and remarkable young innovators beat thousands of rival applicants to be selected as candidates on the seventh season of Stars of Science, Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development ‘s (QF) “edutainment...
International Baccalaureate and the King Faisal Foundation enjoy success as leadership and pedagogy workshops begin
Culture & Education | Tuesday 20 October, 2015 3:16 am
Early last year, the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the King Faisal Foundation (KFF) launched phase two of their joint educational project, which aims to increase access to an IB education for Saudi students and make a wider impact on the quality of education in the Kingdom of Saudi...
Al-Dakhil orders use of new logo in official correspondence
Culture & Education | Monday 19 October, 2015 8:23 am
Education Minister Dr. Azzam Al-Dakhil has directed all ministry departments to adopt the new logo which was launched last Thursday in the presence of senior officials.  In a recent newspaper report, Al-Dakhil said that the new logo will be used for official correspondence, but that the...
STARS OF SCIENCE INNOVATORS FROM KSA AND PALESTINE WOW JURY
Culture & Education | Monday 19 October, 2015 8:08 am
Dynamic young innovators Hassan Albalawi of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Nadim Rifai of Palestine advanced in an intense elimination episode of Stars of Science, Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development’s (QF) “edutainment reality” TV program, airing on ...
Dar Al-Hekma students win SR25,000 design award
Culture & Education | Saturday 17 October, 2015 10:41 am
A group of senior students at Dar Al-Hekma University (DAH) recently won SR25,000 in a design competition to create a new brand identity for Tarahom Charitable organization. Sara Al-Saeg, Jamana Mattar, Alla Bogari and Haya Al-Garny are the senior students who won the award. They are studying...
Doha Film Institute Unveils First Titles for Third Edition of  the Ajyal Youth Film Festival
Culture & Education | Tuesday 13 October, 2015 2:43 pm
The third annual Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute, will open on November 29 with the Middle East Premiere of The Idol, from Academy Award-nominated Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad.   Raising the curtain on the Doha Film Institute’s annual...
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