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In Expansion Mode

‘in the next few years Manipal University will be an education force to reckon with in Dubai’’ may sound ambitious in an Emirate known for the most international branch campuses. But Director B. Ramjee backs his statement by underscoring the increase in enrolments and a plan to build a new state-of-the-art campus by 2011 to meet the demand.

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Rash With Cash

A weekend at the mall for a teenager = Dh50 on food, Dh400 for a pair of branded sneakers, Dh300 on that chic outfit or a pair of sunglasses and there’s still some cash left to splurge on a new mobile phone that has hit the market.

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CBSE Class X Students to Be Graded on New System

DUBAI - Class X students of the Indian Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) do not have to battle it out for percentages this year as they will be evaluated according to a new grading system that the board has introduced for the final examinations, beginning this week.

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I Want More Nationals Taking Up Teaching

Khaleej Times brings you an interview with Dr. Christine Coombe, Assessment Leader for the Higher Colleges of Technology and English Faculty at the Dubai Men’s College, who has become the first teacher from the Middle East to be elected President of TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), the largest organisation of English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers in the world.

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