JEF 2014: Growth Through the Youth

The theme for JEF 2015 is ‘Education for Employment’. In common with other developed economies, Saudi Arabia and the countries of the Middle East are focusing on the creation of a high-skilled, knowledge-based economy by investing in upgrading the education and skills of its workforce. Skill development is understood to be an essential driver of economic growth, social cohesion, and sustainable prosperity and competitiveness.

Countries of the GCC have long been reliant on expatriate labor to meet the rapid growth it has experienced in recent decades….