Tag: Education

Amna’s results

Amna’s results

24 Aug, '0629 Comments

Amna’s results, originally uploaded by malyousif. The twit did pretty poorly in her GCSE exams; she just got 1x A*, 4x As, 1x B, and 3 (yes THREE) Cs. When asked how the hell did she manage all of that, and especially an A in Arabic, she said, and I quote: “I’ve been very very […]

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Scholarships

8 Jul, '060 Comments

Manama Republic has a good post about educational sponsorships by the Ministry of Education which is worth a read and contemplation. Hats off, once again, sir!

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World’s biggest hat made in Bahrain

World’s biggest hat made in Bahrain

18 Apr, '0646 Comments

World’s biggest hat ever made has been unveiled here on the sideline of the Middle East Exhibition and Conference for Professions, Education and Training 2006 opened here on Tuesday in Bahrain. The 6 m x 6 m x 4.5 m – hat will be officially estimated by representatives of Guiness [sic] World Records Encyclopedia. The […]

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Knight in Shining Armour

28 Dec, '057 Comments

نزع فتيل المشكلة بعد لقاء نائب رئيس الوزراء بالشيخ سند المنامة – حيدر محمد، بنا نزع أمس فتيل المشكلة التي أدت الى توقيف الشيخ محمد سند في مطار البحرين الدولي مساء الأحد الماضي بعد اجتماع استغرق ساعتين عقد في وزارة الشئون الاسلامية حضره نائب رئيس الوزراء وزير الشئون الإسلامية الشيخ عبدالله بن خالد آل خليفة […]

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The three R’s in our Arab Schools

31 Oct, '0317 Comments

A great majority of the students I talk to mention how their classrooms echo with their teachers’ shouting and instilling fear in them rather than a love of learning. Schools, for decades now, have been void of any challenge, creativity, warmth, empathy and individuality shattering into pieces the great Multiple Intelligence theory created by the […]

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