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 Recruiting in Oman

Recruiting in Oman

At roughly 4.6 million people, the Persian Gulf state of Oman (officially: the Sultanate of Oman) is the third-most populous country in the region, after Saudi Arabia and...

 Using social media to reach students in the Middle East and North Africa

Using social media to reach students in the Middle East and North Africa

Roughly four in ten international students say that social media influenced their decision to study abroad. Around half read comments about institutions they were interested in on institutional...

 English skills a key for mobility and employment in the Middle East and North Africa

English skills a key for mobility and employment in the Middle East and North Africa

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has the world’s most youthful population… and the highest youth unemployment rates. A growing body of research is pointing to...

 Five for Friday

Five for Friday

For this instalment in our occasional “Five for Friday” column, we have gathered below some of the more eye-catching and varied items that we’ve been reading lately. We...

 The study abroad market in Oman

The study abroad market in Oman

Oman is an Arab-speaking nation of 3.1 million people. UNESCO estimates that there are more than 6,300 Omani students enrolled in higher education abroad, but other sources put...

Education enrolment trends of women in the Middle East

A seminar at the recent NAFSA conference revealed that increasing female enrolment is one of the big stories in US higher education at the moment, with women accounting...

Surging global demand for digital language learning

A series of recent market reports highlight that the demand for digital English language learning products is booming in global education markets. The research firm Ambient Insight reports...

Boosting science and technology collaboration among Arab states

The call for Arab states to pool their efforts and expertise in STEM fields is one Mohamed Mrayati, senior advisor on science and technology for sustainable development at...

Staying online in disrupted markets

“Nature, governments, and people will always have a way of disrupting things.” This was the message shared at one of the dozens of educational seminars held at last month’s...

Key growth drivers behind increasing enrolment in Gulf states

Quality education is essential in the economic development of any nation. This fact is clearly evidenced from past experiences of countries/regions such as Singapore, Ireland, Korea, and the...

Scholarships and social change in Saudi Arabia

Wearing the black face-covering veil favoured by Saudi women, Maha Mazyad looked through leaflets for prospective jobs with some of the Islamic kingdom’s largest companies at a recent...

Inside the Middle East: Profiling Iraq, Oman, Lebanon

In every region, there are the primary markets – the ones that recruiters move to first and that often represent the core of the market – and there...