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SBA is the first government authority to include reading as a criterion for recruitment and promotion
Culture & Education | Thursday 25 February, 2016 8:11 am
Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has launched a new initiative titled the “Reading Club” to encourage all its employees to read daily, in line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, who...
‘We All Dream in Gold’ The Oscars airs live and exclusively on OSN
Culture & Education | Wednesday 24 February, 2016 1:04 pm
With just one day to go, the countdown for the most celebrated and prestigious awards of the year has begun. Stay tuned to OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, to see all of the live action from the star-studded 88th Academy Awards ceremony at the same time as the...
Kingdom to have new media city
Culture & Education | Wednesday 24 February, 2016 8:57 am
The Kingdom would soon have a media city providing technical and other facilities for local and international journalists operating in the country. The media houses would be given “flexibility” to operate, within the rules and regulations of the country, said Adel Al-Turaifi, minister...
What are the English language requirements for study in the UK?
Culture & Education | Sunday 21 February, 2016 10:24 am
Thousands of Emirati students from the UAE travel to the UK each year for further education. Students in the UAE planning to study at UK universities have a lot to think about when it comes to choosing a course, a place to live, securing finance – along with checking visa and English language ...
Ministry boosts efforts for universities’ privatization
Culture & Education | Sunday 21 February, 2016 5:53 am
Education Minister Ahmad Al-Issa has announced that his ministry has identified important outcomes while studying the “new university regulations” which it submitted to the royal court for approval. He said the new regulations will allow universities to manage their affairs in a more ...
Children’s drawings decorate Riyadh Metro stations
Culture & Education | Saturday 20 February, 2016 12:21 pm
The Riyadh Development Authority (ADA) recently decorated 85 stations of the Riyadh Metro with 1,800 drawings of children about the project. The children had been asked to give their impressions of the multi-billion riyal project which is still under construction. The aim was to create awareness ...
Saudi student, 17, to lead project on children’s rights
Culture & Education | Saturday 20 February, 2016 12:19 pm
The Human Rights Commission (HRC) has appointed a 17-year-old student to lead a project on creating awareness about children’s rights. Rawan Al-Marwani has been asked to get the views of young people, which would be used to create projects run by the HRC. She has been hosting a radio...
PNU develops 85 new programs for faculty
Culture & Education | Saturday 20 February, 2016 12:17 pm
Princess Nora University (PNU) has prepared 85 training programs for the current academic year.  In a statement, PNU said its faculty members, administrative staff and officials should take advantage of the programs. PNU is the largest university for women in the world. “The programs ...
King Salman to attend education forum
Culture & Education | Friday 19 February, 2016 10:15 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman will attend Ta’leem 2016, the fifth annual Saudi International Exhibition and Forum for Education from April 12 to 14. France will be the guest of honor at the forum, according to Minister of Education Ahmed Al-Issa. He thanked King Salman for...
Top world universities to open branches in KSA
Culture & Education | Friday 19 February, 2016 10:06 am
 The Ministry of Education plans to have universities ranked in the top 100 globally to open in the Kingdom, with an announcement on the details to be made within weeks. According to a source at the ministry, who did not want to be named, the institutions would be required to offer courses...