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2014-12-02 12:35:53

Pilot Phase Underway in Independent Supreme Education Council Schools DOHA, Qatar, Dec.

2014-02-01 04:20:09

DOHA, Qatar, February 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) held a luncheon on January 19th welcoming the first admitted class for its Executive Master

2009-05-19 11:14:00

Award submission open until July 15th online at http://www.wise-qatar.org/en/awards NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, initiator of the first ever World Innovation Summit for Education - WISE - dedicated to monitoring the specific impact of 21st century challenges on education, announces today the launch of one of the key highlights of the WISE summit to be held next November in Doha, Qatar with the inaugural WISE Awards 2009 -...

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.