2013

UAE universities embrace mobile learning
Global experts in mobile and digital learning gathered in Dubai for the HCT Mobile Learning Festival, where they discussed best practice for online learning.

Future looks bright for UAE fashion industry
Fashion students from across the UAE have gathered in Dubai to compete in the BurJuman’s Fashion Expose Competition.

New Arab-specific learning resources from Pearson
We're boosting student engagement in the Gulf region with a range of new, culturally relevant and contextualised learning resources.

Oil and gas sectors to drive vocational training in the Gulf
Gulf petrochemical companies are set to drive growth in vocational training to meet demand for technically trained personnel from within the region.

Pearson’s response to the DfE and Ofqual decisions on GCSE reform
Pearson, the learning company behind Edexcel GCSEs, has commented on the Department for Education and Ofqual's decisions on GCSE reform.

Pearson and CERT to establish centre for mobile learning
CERT and Pearson will work together to create a digital learning environment for Higher Colleges of Technology students in the UAE.

UAE Ministry of Education praises new generation of school leaders
The UAE Ministry of Education praised the first graduates of the School Leadership Programme, which embraces international best practice in teacher leadership.

Conference helps American Curriculum schools in MENA region to adapt to new standards
The world’s largest learning company committed to assisting schools and teachers in MENA to adapt to CCSS changes.

Congratulations to 2013’s Edexcel High Achievers
Every year we recognise the exceptional achievements of Edexcel students across Europe by presenting them with High Achiever Awards.

Change of awarding organisation name from Edexcel to Pearson
From 3 April 2013, our awarding organisation will be known as Pearson rather than Edexcel.

Gains in female education in Saudi Arabia continue with new e-Learning initiatives
In Saudia Arabia, the world’s largest female university has introduced ground-breaking digital learning technology in partnership with Pearson.

World’s largest mobile app competition comes to MENA
Young people in the Middle East and North Africa have the chance to showcase their technical and entrepreneurship skills in the Arab Mobile App Challenge.

E-Learning initiatives help realise Saudi’s vision of a knowledge-based economy
The growth of e-learning in Saudi Arabia marks the next phase of educational development in the country.

Education key to reducing youth unemployment in the Gulf region
Following a new OECD report, international experts agree that education levels and employment rates are closely linked.

Qatar World Cup - focus on skills will contribute to World Cup success
Experts call for improved skills education and training to help meet demand for construction and tourism workers for the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

Pearson's statement on today's announcement on the future of GCSEs
Rod Bristow, President of Pearson UK, has commented on today's announcement on GCSE reform from Michael Gove.

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