How did private schools in Sharjah respond to the various challenges arising from the pandemic?
Interviews & Viewpoints | Muhadditha Al Hashimi, Chairperson, Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA): Interview from The Report: Sharjah 2021
Articles & Analysis | The role of tertiary institutions in the GCC’s post-pandemic recovery from The Report: Sharjah 2021
While higher education institutions have been effective in developing short-term solutions to some of the challenges associated with the Covid-19 pandemic, they can also play a key role in realising long-term governmental development strategies that can boost the prospects of a sustainable recovery. This is a particularly pressing issue for countries in the Gulf, many of which...
Sharjah has one of the most diversified economies in the UAE, with a strong foundation in industry and manufacturing. Approximately 95.8% of its economic activity was derived from non-oil sectors in 2019, positioning the emirate to absorb much of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Saudi Arabia’s tertiary education system is underpinned by a strong network of 29 public universities across the Kingdom, which account for 81% of student enrolment.
With the current semester winding up, many higher education institutions in the Gulf are already planning an expanded offering of courses for the next academic year – with a focus on supporting the needs of the region’s post-pandemic economy.