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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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Pearson launches world’s first global standard of English in Arab region

World’s leading learning company launches the ‘Global Scale of English’. Dubai: Two billion people worldwide claim to speak English, 85% of multi-nationals use English as their language of businessand 79% of international HR directors look for English proficiency when recruiting.  And … Continue reading

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Saudi Rail Sector to Benefit from 3,000 New Trainees

Saudi Railway Polytechnic and TQ Pearson Launch Kingdom’s First Rail Training College Buraydah: To meet Saudi Arabia’s increasing demand for highly trained, well qualified workers, international education provider, TQ Pearson has opened a brand new College in Buraydah, Al Qassim … Continue reading

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T4EDU Math and Science Teacher Development Programme expected to have positive impact on math and science education in Saudi Arabia.

Training begins for first cohort of Saudi ‘Master’ educators. Riyadh: Mathematics and science education should see notable improvements as a result of new teacher training initiatives being rolled out in the Kingdom, says Pearson Country Manager for Saudi Arabia, Mohammed … Continue reading

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Pearson Welcomes Saudi Arabia’s Renewed Commitment to Education

Education budget provides an opportunity to transform the lives of young Saudis. Riyadh: The world’s largest learning company, Pearson, has welcomed the Saudi Arabian Government’s five year plan to develop its education sector. The plan, approved by King Abdullah will … Continue reading

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Pearson – SOCPA Partnership Brings New Learning Opportunities to Saudi Accountants

The Saudi Organization for Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA) and World’s Largest Learning Company, Pearson, offer new Arabic learning materials to the Kingdom’s accountancy students. Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s accountancy industry has become increasingly sophisticated over recent years, expanding the demand for … Continue reading

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President of Pearson, the World’s Largest Education Company Visits Arab Region

Launch of new vocational initiatives will see a ‘new era in education for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’. Riyadh: Tamara Minick-Scokalo, President of Growth Markets at Pearson, has made a visit to Saudi Arabia where she has met with leading … Continue reading

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New global education study provides snapshot of education in Arab countries

“Culture of accountability” among teachers, students and parents drives success The Learning Curve 2014 report, published by Pearson, explores factors behind global performance shifts in global education league tables, providing important lessons for policy makers in Arab world. Pearson, the … Continue reading

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Gulf Educators Embrace New American School Science Standards

American Curriculum schools in Arab region adapt to new US Science Education Standards. Dubai: Educators from American curriculum schools across the region have gathered in Dubai to learn how new standards governing science education in the US will impact on … Continue reading

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Evidenced-Based Education Policy Yielding Results in the UAE

Improvement in PISA rankings a positive sign for Emirates’ education reform. Dubai: Karim Daoud, the Regional Managing Director of Pearson, the world’s largest learning company says the Emirate’s recent PISA performance suggests the country’s education reforms are having a positive … Continue reading

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