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Pact signed with King’s College
Culture & Education | Friday 15 May, 2015 10:13 am
King Saud University (KSU) has signed an agreement with King’s College in London for Saudis to undertake postgraduate study and get support for their development as teaching assistants.The memorandum of intent marks an important collaboration with Saudi Arabia and builds academic ties in the...
‘EYEDEX 2015’ will stress on the importance of a good nursery school
Culture & Education | Wednesday 13 May, 2015 9:39 am
The third edition of Early Years Education Exhibition (EYEDEX) 2015, aims to help parents look for the best nurseries and schools suitable for the educational needs of their children. Through direct interactions with educators from the finest schools in the United Arab Emirates, EYEDEX is a...
Sharjah Book Authority celebrates its first appearance at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair
Culture & Education | Tuesday 12 May, 2015 4:32 pm
The Sharjah Book Authority’s (SBA) stand at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair has become a destination for hundreds of literary professionals and visitors, who’ve showed great eagerness to know more about SBA's projects and its recently announced cultural initiatives that have sparked the...
Shaikh Mohammed inaugurates 14th Arab Media Forum
Culture & Education | Tuesday 12 May, 2015 3:57 pm
The two-day event organized by the Dubai Press Club was attended by high-profile speakers and senior delegates, and media professionals from Arab countries to debate, discuss and deliberate upon issues relevant to daily life.His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and...
King urges all-around education for growth
Culture & Education | Tuesday 12 May, 2015 1:40 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has stressed the need for quality in education in line with the development plans and needs of the labor market and also for sustainable development, said Public Education Evaluation Commission (PEEC) Gov. Naif Al-Roomi.He made this observation at a...
65 days: Vacation bonanza for teachers
Culture & Education | Saturday 9 May, 2015 3:38 am
Teachers will now be permitted to enjoy a summer vacation of up to 65 days, a directive issued by Minister of Education Azzam Al-Dakhil said.The minister also ordered the advancement of the beginning of the annual vacation period for teachers to June 11.“The vacation for the academic year 2014-15 ...
Culture & Education | Friday 8 May, 2015 2:31 am
For the second year Jeddah Private School launches its unique reading development program the “Reading Challenge” witnessing a participation of over 83 students from grades 1 through 10. The program, part of the school library and reading development, encouraged students to read Arabic and...
Culture & Education | Thursday 7 May, 2015 11:26 am
The second edition of Saudi Design Week (SDW) was launched last night with an exclusive preview that welcomed this region’s design community and international press. Under the arabesque domes of Al Faisaliah Resort and Spa in Durrat Al Riyadh, all factions of the burgeoning creative industry met, ...
Ministry plans to provide school books, material on electronic portal
Culture & Education | Thursday 7 May, 2015 3:39 am
The Ministry of Education is in the process of implementing a project to provide e-books and other e-library material for the entire school curriculum on one single electronic portal. The move comes in line with the decision of Education Minister Azzam Al-Dakhil to adopt developmental initiatives...
Star-Studded Panel of Speakers Wow Riyadh at “Staying Agile”
Culture & Education | Wednesday 6 May, 2015 2:23 pm
Mindshare, which is part of WPP, is a global media agency network helping clients to make collaborative and adaptive decisions across their paid, owned, and earned marketing in real-time. Mindshare’s most recent media summit, titled “Staying Agile,” brought together a broad selection of...