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  • Your study-abroad checklist in a post-Covid world

    — Ipek Aydin, Head of PTE for the Middle East & North Africa

    As the academic year has come to a close, high schoolers and aspiring master’s degree scholars are preparing to undertake the rigorous application process for a program at a foreign university, perhaps halfway across the world. Pearson’s 2021 Global Learning Survey found that 72% of college students have a new sense of urgency for completing their education. With the pandemic settling down and borders opening up, more students are considering overseas on-campus options only. Studying abroad is a coveted experience for many, as earning an international degree broadens personal and professional horizons and promotes holistic growth.

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  • Pearson reveals the technology trends that will disrupt higher education in 2022 The Majority of People in New Pearson Survey Expect Schools and Employers to Step Up on Mental Health Issues

    More than 80% say their employer and nearly 90% say their child’s school or university should do more to address mental health and wellbeing

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 06, 2022 -- As the Great Resignation continues to disrupt the global economy, Pearson, the world's leading learning company, today released new public opinion research showing that people around the world are prioritizing mental health and wellbeing when looking for careers for themselves and educational opportunities for their children.

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  • Pearson reveals the technology trends that will disrupt higher education in 2022

    29 March 2022, Dubai, U.A.E - Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, has outlined its predictions on how the technological revolution will affect higher education in 2022. 

    With the onset of the pandemic, millions of students migrated from physical classrooms to online ones at an accelerated pace. During this shift, technology has played an essential part in transforming pedagogical tools. The integration of Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) into courses has increased substantially across higher education, reshaping education and making learning more adaptable, accessible, and interactive.

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  • Pearson organises conference on The Changing Landscape of Higher Education in MEA

    The panel discussed some of the current challenges faced by education sector, possible solutions and future outlook for 2022 and beyond in a post-Covid-19 world

    11 March 2022, Dubai, U.A.E — Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, recently organized an insightful panel discussion on the topic “Is Higher Education Changing?” as part of its first Higher Education Middle East & Africa Conference 2022. The theme for the event was “Growing Together”, as a part of Pearson’s commitment to bring the broader education ecosystem together and contribute towards shaping up the future of higher education in the region. It invited participation from some of the key industry leaders & prominent academic institutions including, University of Jeddah, Khalifa university, Mancosa university and MEF University.

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  • Pearson Middle East hosts a virtual event on transforming teaching and learning of economics through data-driven and innovative pedagogies

    The event was designed to take a deep dive on bringing economics to life with data-driven, innovative pedagogies and develop students to take the leap into their career

    15 December 2020, Dubai, UAE - Pearson Middle East, the world’s learning company recently hosted a virtual event ‘Making Data Talk!’ with Michael Parkin, Professor Emeritus in the Economics Department at the University of Western Ontario to empower the Middle East educators, in  this digitally-driven world, to bring economics to life and develop students who are ready to leap into their career and the real world.

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  • Pearson Middle East hosts virtual roundtable for HR professionals to discuss future trends of workplace in New Normal (متوفر باللغة العربية)

    Pearson, the world’s learning company recently hosted a virtual roundtable, bringing together more than 25 leading Corporate and HR professionals from various industries in the Middle East region to identify and discuss the emerging HR trends and priorities, the long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on corporate hires and the implications business leaders should anticipate for their organizations.

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  • Managing corporate hiring and talent challenges during COVID-19

    Gulf News

    Talent assessment strategies for corporates

    By Majid Mneymneh, Vice President Higher Education and Corporate, Pearson Middle East

    The recent global Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a significant impact over the corporate world. Apart from the health of millions being at stake, the long term livelihoods and careers of people have also been disrupted and how much will the business or economy will change in the post-pandemic world or will COVID-19 have a drastic impact on talent strategies, are some of the tough questions that leaders and organizations across the globe are grappling with.

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