GCC education

EXCLUSIVE: OP-ED by Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi

Development is unachievable without educating and empowering our women By Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi NEWSWEEKME EXCLUSIVE: “You educate a man; you educate an individual. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” This is a popular quote in development circles, and with October 11 marking the fourth year of the United Nations’ ‘International Day of

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MENA’s Private Education Sector: A Burgeoning Market

By Mansoor Ahmed “Probably the greatest social challenge for all of us is our youth – because they are our future. Without appropriate education and guidance, they will be lost souls, easily manipulated, and prone to being turned into a destructive element in society,” Abdul Latif Al Zayani, the secretary general of the Gulf Cooperation

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Education: Is It Just A Business?

Parents in the UAE believe many schools have turned education into a business, especially in light of steep tuition fees. By Majdoline Hatoum In a bustling emirate that has unquestionably turned into the Middle East’s main business hub over the past two decades, a growing number of private investors are tapping into Dubai’s education sector—a move

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