Monthly Archives: August 2014

Region’s Human Development Index Rankings are Good News

Karim Daoud, Managing Director of Pearson’s Middle East Hub, says the performance of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar in the recently announced United Nations Human Development Index (UNHDI) is good news for learners in the region. All … Continue reading

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Education and Diversification Inextricably Linked

Pearson points to recent IMF conference to demonstrate importance of education in successfully diversifying Gulf economies.  Karim Daoud, Managing Director of Pearson’s Middle East Hub, says education is critical to Gulf States achieving successful economic diversification. Mr Daoud’s comments follow … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Mobile App Competition Returns to the Arab Region

MENA’s young tech entrepreneurs given opportunity to shine on world stage. Applied Innovation Institute, Ooredoo and Pearson have announced that the Arab Mobile App Challenge (AMAC) will take place again in 2014, following the success of last year’s pilot competition. … Continue reading

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Taibah University and Pearson Announce World Class Learning Ecosystem

12,000 students to experience new learning technology over the next three years.  Student engagement, retention and achievement set to improve under new agreement. Taibah University has announced that Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, has won the contract to roll … Continue reading

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