WGS 2019: Jungle schools with no teachers: the future of education?

In Bali, a school built entirely from bamboo in a cleared patch of jungle is creating a generation of young people who attend UN climate conferences, start fashion companies to help Indian children buy school uniforms, and lobby the Balinese government to reduce the usage of plastic bags on the island. 

Halfway across the world, in Paris, a non-profit school without a single teacher, a curriculum or formal qualification is cultivating students who establish their own startups or find well-paying jobs.


  • Ericsson expands its university program to support building diverse local talent throughout the Middle East for the second year in a row, together with universities across 15 countries
  • Ericsson’s ICT Professional Foundation Program targets large groups of students from across the region, to help the maximum number benefit from an opportunity to seamlessly transition from academia to the ICT industry

The program, which first started in 2015, now covers 15 countries across t


Karpowership, the Turkish company owning and operating the two Turkish Powerships, “Fatmagül Sultan” and “Orhan Bey” docked respectively in Zouk and Jiyeh power plants, is developing its corporate social responsibility in Lebanon. By supporting the communities through education, the company aims to build a stronger and well-educated Lebanese future generation, under its ongoing project the “Power of Friendship”.

GETEX 2016 to unveil prime education & training opportunities to over 35,000 visitors

Image-12.jpg   The latest edition of the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX), the leading student recruitment platform in the Middle East and Asia, is expected to attract 35,000 visitors from April 13 to 15, 2016 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

STC, KFUPM and Ericsson implement center of excellence to prepare students for careers in telecommunications

  • STC, KFUPM and Ericsson implemented the center of excellence in January 2016, with completion expected in June 2016
  • The center aims to evaluate, test and transfer knowledge of emerging technologies to prepare Saudi new graduates for careers in telecommunications
  • KFUPM students will benefit from Ericsson’s Research & Development graduate and mentorship programs
The Saudi Telecommunications Company, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and Ericsson launched the center of excellence in January 2016 to educate and prepare Saudi new graduates f

Working ahead towards its ultimate goal “Teach A Child” holds its annual fundraising event in Beirut

Driven by its mission to provide a brighter future to children in Lebanon, Teach A Child held its annual fundraising dinner on Friday May 29, 2015. All proceeds of this event went to funding the organization’s activities: support the education of underprivileged Lebanese children. The outdoor, disco-themed “Party under the Stars” was held at the Saint Georges Yacht Club and gathered prominent figures of the Lebanese society. The joyful atmosphere of this evening was captured through the lens of the Lebanese photographer Chafic W. Ariss.