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Consumerised Education

Consumerised Education

30 Jun, '0917 Comments

All the papers this morning are carrying this sort of news: SEVERAL Bahrain schools and universities are failing their students, according to a government-approved report. Out of 20 public and private institutions reviewed, three were deemed “inadequate”, 13 “satisfactory” and four “good”, while none achieved the highest level possible. Two out of four higher education […]

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Bogus degrees list published

Bogus degrees list published

25 Aug, '087 Comments

Stories started to appear in our press a few days ago about a bunch of losers from Bahrain bought their degrees from a “degree mill” in the States rather than actually get down and dirty and earn it the usual way. To them, the end justifies the means, and if – due to their shiny […]

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[FIKR6] Education, The digital Arab

[FIKR6] Education, The digital Arab

2 Dec, '075 Comments

We discussed some very thought provoking questions at the Digital Arab break-out session this morning. The basic questions posed were: To what futures do Arab youth aspire? What do you see at the intersection of the Internet, Arab culture and technology? Will the lag in technology adoption between the teachers and the students restrict the […]

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Ridiculous notions

Ridiculous notions

21 Oct, '0711 Comments

This country needs “a Gibbs” This country needs “a Gibbs”. An act watchers of NCIS will be really familiar with. For others less fortunate, the act is best described as a swift whack on the back of a head the sharpness of which will bring that mind back to reason. Hopefully. But I fear in […]

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Reforming Education

Reforming Education

14 Jun, '0714 Comments

I attended the official launch of the “Implementation of the national Education Reform Initiatives” this morning at Al-Hedaya school in Muharraq, the home of formal education in Bahrain which started in 1919, where I listened to various officials explaining the steps to be taken almost immediately to reform education in Bahrain in the clear belief […]

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