Working 9 to 5 no more: How the gig economy is changing the workplace

By: Isabell Scheuber, General Manager, Marketing & Operations, Microsoft Middle East & Africa Here’s a story about thousands of young people across the Middle East and Africa. For the sake of this story, we’ll call them ‘Ahmed’. Ahmed is a 23-year-old graduate in Egypt. He’s only been working for a year, but by following his passion…

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Dubai’s GEMS Education schools use Microsoft technology to help students and teachers shine

~ Edite Laka, Audience Engagement Manager for Gulf “The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action” – Herbert Spencer We live in an age of action, of doing, of making dreams happen. At Microsoft, we want to inspire people to become more productive through technology while achieving their highest potential – and this…

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Let’s make teachers the champions of education in the Middle East

Posted by: Mark East, General Manager Operations – Microsoft WW Education Earlier this month, I visited Egypt to meet with government and school leaders to discuss the future of education in the country, and how to solve some of the current challenges – focusing on equipping today’s students for tomorrow’s jobs. I learnt that the…

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Saudi university unlocks the key to collaboration and learning with Office 365

Posted by the Editorial Team Microsoft is committed to creating opportunities for youth that make a real impact on their digital inclusion, education and employability. So we were thrilled when one of the largest public universities in Saudi Arabia, Al Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, became the first in the Middle East and Africa to…

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