Friday, April 20, 2018

Education

Business Saturday: Why Aspiring Entrepreneurs Should Put Their Education First

There is a growing misconception that higher education is not needed for — and may even inhibit — entrepreneurial success. Beyond networking with other passionate...

‘MicroMasters’ Surge As MOOCs Go From Education To Qualification

The future shape of graduate and executive education is coming into focus with the surge of “MicroMasters” certificate programs on edX, to which 1.7 million...

Bahrain withdraws book misnaming Arabian Gulf

A foreign company had to apologise after it misnamed the Arabian Gulf in a textbook commissioned by the Ministry of Education. Under the deal, the...

A major blunder in Grade 11 exam

Manama: Students following Indian curriculum here will have to sit for their Grade 11 biology and business studies exam again. The reason: a major blunder...

Opinion: These are the best money books published in 2017

1. Unshakeable by Tony RobbinsThis best-seller wants to help you reach financial freedom. How well does it do it? Readers praise it as far more...

King Hamad orders to halt fee hike in private schools

Manama : His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has directed to drop the increase in private school fees in the Kingdom, a BNA release...

1.3m Saudis discontinue education

DAMMAM — Some 1.3 million Saudis discontinued their education in 2017 for various reasons, according to a General Authority of Statistics (GaStat) report quoted by...

The first International Conference on Sustainable Futures

The Kingdom is set to host the First International Conference on Sustainable Futures (ICSF). Applied Science University (ASU) will organize the event on November 26-27,...

Top Saudi universities to participate in hackathon competition

RIYADH: A number of top universities in the Kingdom will participate in the “Hackathon” competition that gets underway on Nov. 21 in the Saudi...

Women take a lead in UAE’s space missions

Five years ago when engineer Amel Amin joined the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, there was only one female engineer employed there. But, fast...

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