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Education in Guyana

Guyana budgets on better education


Guyana's government has prioritized education as a means to sustainable development. (Photo: JukoFF ©CC BY-SA 3.0)

Guyana ranks among the world’s top proportional spenders on education and is investing in key areas to ensure it spurs long-term benefits for... Sep 30, 2016

Education | Government | South America | Guyana



Azazy Group’s Future University Egypt

Global outlooks bring reform to education


Khaled Azazy, Chairman of Azazy Group

Based on research, innovation and internationally accredited programmes, Azazy Group’s Future University Egypt is rapidly becoming a reference... Apr 26, 2016

Education | Africa | Egypt


British schools a key pillar of Egyptian education system

Azazy Group, a pioneer in education since 1958, has reached a whole new level with its partnership...


INCEIF

INCEIF takes islamic finance education to a global level


An interview with Daud Vicary Abdullah, CEO of the Global University for Islamic Finance

Daud Vicary Abdullah is a British converted Muslim who since 2011 has been President and CEO of INCEIF, the International Centre for Islamic Finance.... Apr 24, 2016

Education | Asia-Pacific | Malaysia


Azazy Group

British schools a key pillar of Egyptian education system


Azazy Group Chairman Khaled Azazy with Tony Blair at the launch of Malvern College Egypt

Azazy Group, a pioneer in education since 1958, has reached a whole new level with its partnership with Malvern College. In the presence of guests such... Apr 22, 2016

Education | Africa | Egypt


Global outlooks bring reform to education

Based on research, innovation and internationally accredited programmes, Azazy Group’s...



Pakistan’s Vision 2025 plan

Education improvements boost competitiveness


National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad

Education, one of the central concerns of Pakistan’s Vision 2025 plan, is becoming more accessible to population, and higher education in particular... Apr 07, 2016

Education | Asia-Pacific | Pakistan


Cyprus' education

Private sector drives higher education development




Opening of tertiary education to private sector in 2007 has raised standards

Apr 05, 2016

Education | Europe | Cyprus


Angola way towards a knowledge-based economy

Angola builds its human capital


The Agostinho Neto University campus, Luanda

At the heart of economic diversification lies the national workforce, as the country progressively paves its way towards a knowledge-based economy.

Apr 02, 2016

Education | Africa | Angola



Qatar University

QU team pioneers environmentally friendly desalination technology


From left to right: Dr Farid Benyahia, Amira Al-Khatib, Reem Younes and Samer Adham. (Photo: Qatar University)

A research project conducted by faculty and students at Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG), in collaboration with a team from ConocoPhillips... Mar 29, 2016

Education | Science & Technology | Middle East | Qatar


Education key to knowledge economy

Qatar is investing heavily in education in an effort to transform from a hydrocarbon-based...


Our goal is to become the best educated country in Latin America by 2025

Government lays foundations for an educated and connected society




President Santos’ administration looks to build a fully fuctional digital ecosystem while improving access to and quality of education from primary... Mar 20, 2016

Telecoms & ICT | Education | South America | Colombia


Qatar University

Education key to knowledge economy


Qatar University

Qatar is investing heavily in education in an effort to transform from a hydrocarbon-based economy into a knowledge-based one

Mar 18, 2016

Education | Middle East | Qatar


QU team pioneers environmentally friendly desalination technology

A research project conducted by faculty and students at Qatar University College of Engineering...



Science Universities

Science and innovation at the heart of an education revolution




With a serious need to improve its industrial capacity, Japan is relying on its science universities to provide highly qualified, international entrepreneurs... Jan 25, 2016

Education | Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Japanese Universities

Exchange programs look to boost language and leadership skills




The government has an initiative to draw 300,000 international students to Japanese universities, as well as encourage more native students to go abroad

Jan 21, 2016

Education | Asia-Pacific | Japan


One of Europe’s oldest universities is looking to the future

Professor Alfred Vella, rector of the University of Malta

The highest teaching institution in Malta aims at preparing international students for tomorrow’s... Feb 28, 2017


From the schoolbench to the workbench

Dr Silvio De Bono
President of the Board of Governors of MCAST

Established in 2001, the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) is the country’s... Feb 13, 2017


‘BUE graduates are some of their most promising new employees’

Professor Ahmed Hamad
President of the British University in Egypt

The formation of a British University in Egypt arose from a 1998 Memorandum of Cooperation... Jan 27, 2017


Universities critical partners in Qatar’s sustainable progress

Dr Hassan Al-Derham
President of Qatar University

President of Qatar University Dr Hassan Al-Derham shares his evaluation of Qatar’s... Jul 14, 2016


Korea University looks to nurture ‘pioneering intellectuals’ who can shape the 21st century

Prof. Jaeho Yeom
President of Korea University

As South Korea looks to taking a leading role in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Prof.... Jun 15, 2016


Highly trained care support anticipating social changes ventures overseas

Akihiko Terada
Chairman, President & CEO of Nichii Gakkan Co., Ltd.

The professional services provided by Nichii Gakkan Co., Ltd. have the health industry covered,... Jun 07, 2016


International links broaden education at ICU

Dr Hibiya Junko
President of the International Christian University

Founded on a basis of international collaboration, Japan’s International Christian... Apr 30, 2016


Inspiring generations to ‘be ambitious’


One of the most prestigious and respected universities in the country and a core pillar... Apr 26, 2016


International & interdisciplinary collaborations give Tsukuba the edge

Dr Kyosuke Nagata
President of the University of Tsukuba

Originally founded 140 years ago, the University of Tsukuba has built a deserved reputation... Apr 04, 2016


'Italy could bring its long tradition of transversal dialogue to the UN Security Council'

Paolo Messa
Director of the Center for American Studies

Paolo Messa, Director of the Center for American Studies, discusses the renewed importance... Mar 21, 2016


Groundbreaking work from a frontrunner of university reform in Japan

Dr Kyosuke Nagata
President of the University of Tsukuba

Dr Kyosuke Nagata explains how the University of Tsukuba aims to be an open university with... Dec 28, 2015


Private sector drives higher education development in Cyprus

Nicos Peristianis
Founder and Council President of the University of Nicosia

Nicos Peristianis, founder and Council President of the University of Nicosia, one of the... Dec 01, 2015


Groundbreaking diabetes institute advances prevention through education

Dr Kazem Behbehani (OBE)
Director-General of the Dasman Diabetes Institute

The Dasman Diabetes Institute seeks to improve Kuwait’s quality of life through health... Nov 24, 2015


Education vital to hitting Guyana's sustainable development goals

Rupert Roopnaraine
Minister of Education for Guyana

With 8.3% of its GDP spent on education, Guyana ranks with countries like Cuba, Iceland... Nov 19, 2015


The university creating “World Citizens” produces Japan’s most employable graduates

Osamu Murata
President of the Kwansei Gakuin University

Without giving up its strong beliefs, founding values and Japanese culture, Kwansei Gakuin... Nov 17, 2015


Japan to transform its education sector for a more globalized world

Hakubun Shimomura
Former Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Education is vital to Japan’s economic reorientation through Abenomics. The country... Nov 03, 2015


Japanese research tackles global challenges

Dr. Susumu Satomi
President of Tohoku University and the Japan Association of National Universities

Dr. Susumu Satomi, President of Tohoku University and the Japan Association of National... Oct 23, 2015


Six decades of quality education in Colombia

Alfonso Prada
Managing Director of SENA

Business & Investment sat down with Alfonso Prada, Managing Director of SENA, talking... Oct 08, 2015


Ritsumeikan University set to be the gateway to Asian education with its new Osaka-Ibaraki campus

Dr. Mikio Yoshida
Chancellor and President of Ritsumeikan University

Chancellor Yoshida highlights the exciting transformation happening in Japan’s education... Aug 19, 2015


Internationalization through exchanges and partnerships is vital to the development of Japan’s education sector

Shigeru “Sam” Nakane
Chairman of the Tokyo University of Science

Sam Nakane, Chairman of the Tokyo University of Science, outlines the transformation that... Aug 06, 2015


Kuwait Center for Autism continues its integration across the Arab world

Dr. Samira Al-Saad
Founder & Director of the Kuwait Centre for Autism

Dr. Samira Al-Saad has run the Kuwait Center for Autism (KCA) for the past 20 years. Her... Jul 14, 2015


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