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    Carnegie Mellon Qatar Collaboration brings Football Analytics to Qatar

    Partnership promotes learning and research in sports analytics November 07, 2022:  A collaboration between Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) and Stats Perform is providing new opportunities for the Education City community to explore the field of sports analytics. CMU-Q is a Qatar Foundation partner university. Agustín Indaco is an assistant teaching professor of economics at CMU-Q, and a researcher in the field of sports analytics. “Data has become central to many different fields, including sports. So many questions and decisions about coaching and gameplay are now based on data, and students who enjoy both sports and analytics can build a career in this area.” For years, CMU-Q has used sports datasets in data science coursework. “I find students are so much more engaged with analytics ......read more

    KHDA Inaugurates Raffles World Academy's New Hub of Excellence in Creative Arts and Sports

    • HE Dr Abdulla Al Karam, Director General, KHDA and the KHDA team toured the carnival and facilities at Raffles World Academy, Dubai’s leading IB school  • More than 2500 people attended the colourful UAE National Day celebrations hosted by the Emirati parents of Raffles World Academy     Dubai, UAE; November 20, 2022: His Excellency Dr Abdulla Al Karam, Director General of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), was the guest of honour at Raffles World Academy’s UAE National Day celebrations. He inaugurated the school’s state-of-the-art 600-seat multipurpose hall, a new hub of excellence for the school community, designed to enhance learning and achievements in creative arts and sport. Dr Abdulla Al Karam toured the facilities along with a team of KHDA officials, ......read more

    Network International, American University of Sharjah Collaborate to Empower Youth Entering the Fintech Sector'

    • The collaboration aims to hone digital and leadership capabilities among the youth and help them discover meaningful careers in fintech • Network International sponsors first ever FiEx Fintech Youth Hub at AUS   UAE-Sharjah 28 November 2022: Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce in the Middle East and Africa, and American University of Sharjah (AUS), a regional leader in education and research, initiated today a collaboration to explore knowledge and career-building avenues in fintech for students studying at the university.    The collaboration aims to hone digital and leadership capabilities among the youth and help them discover meaningful careers in the fintech space, while also supporting Network International’s quest to attract and retain high-quality talent ......read more

    GEMS Scope 2022 Forum Places Youth at Centre of Global Climate Change Action

    • Third edition of annual event held in person in Dubai to coincide with COP27 • Event engages students of all ages from schools in the UAE and further afield • Participants collaborate to develop wide-ranging solutions linked to UN SDGs     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Coinciding with COP27, the third edition of the School Conference of Parties Exposition (SCOPE) was recently held at GEMS Legacy School and GEMS World Academy – Dubai respectively.   A first-of-its-kind forum for student voice and action against climate change, SCOPE was launched in 2020 and was this year held both in person as well as virtually for some 380 students from 22 schools spread across the UAE and overseas.   Providing a collaborative space for students of all ages to learn from each other as ......read more

    Dr. Raja Easa Al Gurg Named Pro-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University Dubai

    Dr. Raja Easa Al Gurg is the Chairperson and Managing Director of the Dubai-based conglomerate Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, and the first pro-chancellor appointed by the Heriot-Watt University Dubai 24 November 2022, Dubai, UAE: Heriot-Watt University Dubai (HWUD) today announced the appointment of distinguished businesswoman Dr. Raja Easa Al Gurg, Chairperson and Managing Director of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group (ESAG), as the Pro-Chancellor of the University in Dubai. In this role, she will become the honorary Head of the University in Dubai and will represent the University in a ceremonial and ambassadorial capacity, including in the conferment of degrees.   Speaking about the appointment, Professor Heather McGregor, Provost and Vice Principal of Heriot-Watt University Dubai said, “We are delighted to be announcing ......read more

    Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarship: A leading initiative for knowledge empowerment among Arab talents

    To pursue higher education at Oxford University is a dream for many aspiring students across the globe. Ranked as the world’s best university for the sixth consecutive year by the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2022, Oxford University offers students unique learning experiences by leveraging the expertise of the world’s eminent researchers, which makes it the most sought-after university for acquiring postgraduate education. The Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarship, launched in 2016 as part of a partnership between the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) and Oxford University, is a collaborative effort between the two institutions to support aspiring students in the UAE and the Arab region to pursue higher education from the world’s most ......read more

    Network International, American University of Sharjah Collaborate to Empower Youth Entering the Fintech Sector

    • The collaboration aims to hone digital and leadership capabilities among the youth and help them discover meaningful careers in fintech • Network International sponsors first ever FiEx Fintech Youth Hub at AUS   UAE-Sharjah 24 November 2022: Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce in the Middle East and Africa, and American University of Sharjah (AUS), a regional leader in education and research, initiated today a collaboration to explore knowledge and career-building avenues in fintech for students studying at the university.    The collaboration aims to hone digital and leadership capabilities among the youth and help them discover meaningful careers in the fintech space, while also supporting Network International’s quest to attract and retain high-quality talent ......read more

    Michelin Star Chef and UK Consul General Welcomed for Jumeirah College Bake Off

    • Annual JC baking competition judged by Vineet Bhatia and Simon Penney • This year’s bake off held in memory of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II • Judges wowed by 75 delicious sweet treats created by students and teachers     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: This year’s hotly anticipated and contested Jumeirah College (JC) Bake Off played host to special guest judges Vineet Bhatia, restauranteur, media personality, author and renowned chef with two Michelin Stars to his name, as well as Simon Penney, His Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for the Middle East and His Majesty’s Consul General to Dubai and the Northern Emirates.   The student-led event, organised by Year 12 student Yoana Sawlani, took place on campus at GEMS Jumeirah College Dubai and saw students and ......read more

    Adek to Recruit Experienced UAE Nationals to Lead Emirate's Charter Schools

    • ADEK’s fourth UAE national recruitment initiative to boost homegrown staff and enrich capacities of Emirati school leaders across Charter Schools network • Recruits to receive specialized training and employment opportunity pathways for Principal and Vice-Principal roles at Charter Schools   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 22 November, 2022: Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has launched a new leadership edition of its homegrown talent incubator, the Emirati Recruitment Initiative (ERI).    The latest drive aims to attract experienced Emirati educators to the emirate’s expansive Charter Schools ecosystem as part of ongoing efforts to further enrich homegrown capabilities and contribute in the education sector and aid the long-term development of the vital Charter School ......read more

    Large Audience Attend Taha Hussein Days at Mohammed bin Rashid Library

    Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2022:  Mohammed bin Rashid Library, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre, has organised The “Taha Hussein Days”, to celebrate the legendary writer’s birthday and great legacy. The event has attracted a large audience and great engagement. Mohammed Salem Al Mazrouei, Board Member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library Foundation, expressed his delight at hosting the “Taha Hussein Days” event, stressing the influence of the Dean of Arabic literature and his prominent role in the modern Arabic cultural and literary movement through his literary contributions to the Arabic language that reflects his deep revolutionary thought.  Al Mazrouei highlighted that "the event comes in line with the strategy of the Mohammed bin Rashid Library and ......read more

    New Research Shows Middle East Schools Are World Beaters In Delivering Higher Technology Outcomes

     Whitepaper Released At GESS Delivers Insights Into Regional Edtech Use compared with schools worldwide The efficiency of technology-based education for teachers reaches an impressive 66%, compared to 45% in North America and the UK Schools across the Middle East are world beaters in delivering higher outcomes than their peers worldwide, particularly in technology use, according to a research-based whitepaper released today. The whitepaper - What’s Working in EdTech Today: Middle East Insights for Success – was released by Canadian Edtech innovator SMART Technologies to coincide with its participation in GESS, the Middle East’s leading education conference and exhibition, which is running at the Dubai World Trade Centre from November 15-17. The white paper research was based on a survey of more than ......read more

    Michigan Ross Business School Announces Prestigious Scholarship Programs at Dubai HR Summit

    Dubai, UAE:  16 November 2022 – The University of Michigan’s, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, has underlined its commitment to female empowerment and sustainability by announcing two scholarship programs at the Dubai HR Summit & Expo. Michigan Ross School of Business is a Top 10 global executive education provider and is ranked the #1 executive education provider in North America in 2022 by the Financial Times and chose the summit to announce the opening of application submissions following the success of similar initiatives launched in 2019. This year’s programs have been designed to develop the leadership credentials of GCC executives.  The first aims to inspire and empower women by helping them to build new skills. In doing so, it also reaffirms Ross’s commitment to gender ......read more

    WCM-Q's New Certificate Course to Focus on Population Health and Wellness

    Doha – November 14, 2022: The Institute for Population Health (IPH) at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) has launched a new Certificate in Population Health and Well-being for all interested healthcare professionals. Data available on chronic illnesses over the past 20 to 25 years highlights a serious health crisis—a pandemic of chronic illness in which people are experiencing premature mortality, and dying earlier due to heart disease, cancer, and other chronic conditions. Chronic pain, disability, and depression are widespread.  Despite these challenges, public health and preventive medicine topics such as lifestyle medicine, environmental health, social determinants of health, and health policy do not typically get addressed in the curric¬ula of health professional schools. This means that many physicians ......read more

    WCM-Q Offers Opportunities for Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development

    Doha – November 12, 2022: The Division of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) hosted a series of webinars for healthcare professionals. With the worldwide prevalence of dementia, a common pathological consequence of neurodegenerative diseases, expected to significantly rise over the coming years, WCM-Q launched a webinar series titled ‘Protein Misfolding Diseases and Neurodegeneration: From Experimental Approach to Clinical Therapy’ to keep healthcare professionals up to date with relevant advancements in the field. The course was directed by Dr. Ali Chaari, visiting assistant professor of biology at WCM-Q. As part of the series, a session titled ‘The Molecular Basis of Neurodegenerative Diseases: From Bench to Bedside’ was presented by Professor Tiago ......read more

    Abu Dhabi School of Management Obtains International Quality Accreditation

    Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM) has become the latest higher education institution in the United Arab Emirates to obtain global quality accreditation through the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), the UK’s independent quality body and a global leader in quality assurance for higher education.   ADSM has obtained the global accreditation after completing successfully QAA’s International Quality Review (IQR). IQR is a rigorous process which benchmarks global higher education institutions against international quality assurance standards set out in Part 1 of the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG).   The review took place online between 24 and 26 May 2022 and was carried out by a team of three independent reviewers appointed by ......read more

    70 Students Win Full-Year Tuition through GEMS Education Platinum Jubilee Scholarship Awards

    • Students, alumni, parents and staff join award ceremony on board the QE2 • Scholarship launched in June to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year reign • Thousands entered prestigious award initiated by Founder Sunny Varkey     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Seventy GEMS Education students joined GEMS Founder and Chairman, Mr Sunny Varkey, and other VIPs to celebrate winning Platinum Jubilee Scholarship Awards, launched earlier this year to celebrate Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne.   The event was fittingly held on the world-famous Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship, which was launched by The Queen herself 53 years ago and is now docked permanently at Port Rashid, Dubai.    The recipients received their trophies and certificates, to ......read more

    Tadweer Conducts School Awareness Program in Abu Dhabi in Cooperation with ESE and ADEK

    - The program will be held under the theme “reusing waste is artistic and fun” to raise students’ environmental awareness - The program will run for 8 months in 31 schools, targeting around 7,623 students 07 November – Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) is conducting a school awareness program in Abu Dhabi under the theme “reusing waste is artistic and fun”. The program, organized in cooperation with the Emirates Schools Establishment (ESE) and the Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), will run from October 2022 to May 2023. The program includes a number of comprehensive awareness campaigns and targets around 7,623 students from 31 schools in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, and Al Dhafra region. The program aims to increase the students’ level of environmental ......read more

    ‘Night School' Applications Open at Jameel Arts Centre, plus popular ‘Green Festival' returns

    Coming Soon Down to Earth 2022 November 27, 2022 | 10am - 8pm Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture Park, Jameel Arts Centre Down to Earth, the UAE’s annual festival celebrating all things green, returns for its third edition on Sunday, November 27, 2022 from 10am to 8pm. Jameel Arts Centre invites both veteran and new gardeners, nature and crafts enthusiasts, the eco-conscious and sustainability-aware to experience a range of entertaining and informative activities for all ages. Free and open to everyone, Down to Earth features rolling, day-long, drop-in workshops for all ages in the festival’s outdoor arts and crafts zone, demonstrations and information stalls for children, teens and adults themed around sustainable living, plus a programme of talks by eco and sustainability experts. Spanning across Jameel Arts Centre and ......read more

    Gargash Group, Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute Sign MoU to Nurture Local Talent

    • Initiative to fall under Gargash’s iStar Technical Apprenticeship Program  • With this collaboration underway, similar partnerships to be initiated by Gargash in the near future.    Dubai-UAE, 7 November 2022: Gargash Group, one of the leading business conglomerates in the UAE, announced a strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI),  signalling a fresh set of commitments to develop local talent.    This initiative ties into the Group’s commitment that aligns with the UAE government’s vision to empower Emiratis to join and explore meaningful careers in the private sector and is a step forward in of cross-sector collaborations between leading industrial entities and vocational education institutions.   Shehab ......read more

    GEMS Our Own English High School – Sharjah, Girls Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence and Success

    • Students, alumni, parents and staff join school’s 40th anniversary celebrations • Her Excellency Dr Muhadditha Al Hashimi, Chairperson of SPEA, attends event • OOS has grown from porta-cabin classes to one of Sharjah’s largest schools     SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Our Own English High School – Sharjah, Girls (OOS) marked its 40th anniversary on 27 October, celebrating four decades of delivering high-quality education, supporting student success and serving the Sharjah community with distinction.   It was a proud and joyous moment for OOS students, parents, alumni, leaders, teachers and support staff, who all gathered on campus to celebrate the significant milestone in the school’s journey, and to look forward to the next 40 years and ......read more

    CMU-Q World Cup Volunteers give back to Qatar

    An enthusiastic group of students, staff and faculty from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, are contributing their time and talents to make the World Cup a success. Dozens of CMU-Q community members are working in a variety of areas, including logistics, health and safety, and fan experience. Some of the volunteers are motivated by their love of football. Jeffy Jan, a business analyst at CMU-Q, is a fan of the Brazil, Spain, Argentina and Portugal World Cup teams, and she is excited to be a transportation team leader for volunteers. “I just wanted to be part of it,” she said. For her, the World Cup will be a busy month of volunteering and attending matches. “I have tickets to see each of my favorite teams, and right now I’m just trying to fit it all ......read more

    CMU-Q Alumnae Win QNRF Research Competition

    Four recent grads awarded for research conducted as undergraduates at Carnegie Mellon A team of four graduates from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, won first place at the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) Competition. The project is titled: "Conservation and biodiversity in Qatar: Surveying awareness and attitudes toward Qatari fauna."  Reem Al-Haddad, Sara AlHemaidi, Amal Alkorbi, and Almayasa Al-Naimi began their research when they were undergraduate students at CMU-Q. The project delved into Qatar residents’ awareness and attitudes of threatened animals indigenous to Qatar, and was funded by a UREP grant from Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF). Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, congratulated the research team: “At Carnegie ......read more

    Sharjah Book Authority Explores New Collaboration Opportunities With Global Publishers At Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022

    The authority forged new partnerships with leading industry stakeholders to reinforce Sharjah's leading cultural contributions; at international book fairs in particular   Frankfurt, 20 October, 2022: The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) explored cooperation opportunities with leading publishers from Europe and the world, and discussed the scope of their participation at the upcoming edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2022), during a series of meetings at the ongoing 74th edition of Frankfurter Buchmesse, which runs until October 23 and is hosting publishers from 95 countries. The Sharjah pavilion welcomed 150+ publishers and industry professionals from around the world during the first two days of the book fair who were keenly interested to learn about their participation prospects in SIBF 2022 as well ......read more

    623 Edutainment Activities To Hone Skills And Expand Knowledge Of Children At SIBF 2022

    45 qualified experts from 14 countries to present spectacular theatrical shows and musicals and host science and creative workshops   ● 123 immersive shows led by 22 artists from eight countries ● Acrobats, music and dancing troupes ● Edutainment and science workshops   Sharjah, October 19, 2022: With a total of 623 vibrant and edutainment activities lined up for the 41st edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2022) that runs from November 2 – 13 at Expo Centre Sharjah, young visitors have plenty of options to keep themselves entertained through interactive workshops, theatre shows, and edutainment activities led by 45 professionals and experts from 14 countries.   The expansive programming agenda for children at SIBF 2022, which runs under the theme ......read more

    Najah Abu Dhabi Officially Opens 16th Edition at ADNEC

    H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence opens Najah Abu Dhabi. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was also attended by H.E. Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, the Minister of Education in the UAE; H.E. Akio Isomata, Ambassador of Japan to the UAE; and ambassadors and senior representatives of participating countries. Abu Dhabi, UAE, 18th October 2022: After a resounding success on its first day, Najah Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s leading higher education fair supported by the Ministry of Education, was graced by H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was also attended by H.E. Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, the Minister of Education in the UAE; H.E. Akio Isomata, Ambassador of Japan to the UAE; and ......read more

    Ma'an Delivers Awareness Lecture on Financial Literacy at Mufleh Al Ahbabi's Majlis in Al Ain

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 October 2022 – The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an, in collaboration with the Majalis Abu Dhabi at the Citizens and Community Affairs Office in the Presidential Court delivered an awareness lecture on ‘Promoting Financial Literacy’ at Mufleh Ayed Al Ahbabi’s Majlis in Al Ain.   The lecture took place on Friday, October 14, 2022, in conjunction with Ma’an’s awareness campaign currently underway, and marked strong participation from various community members, especially Emirati youth. The lecture was delivered by Ahmed Al Nuaimi, a volunteer trainer associated with the Ghaya Financial Literacy Programme which is organized regularly by Ma’an in a virtual format.     In his welcome remarks to the audience, Dr. Mohammed Al Dhaheri, Advisor ......read more

    World Congress Of The (IST) Highlights Researches And Study Of The Youths In Presence Of Elite Of Scientists

    Abu Dhabi, October 18, 2022: In line with the great attention paid by the prudent leadership to the youth, the 21st World Congress of the International Society on Toxinology (IST) devoted its 2nd day to young researchers in toxicology. It hosted a number of young researchers from different countries to present the results of their research and studies in toxicology before scientists, specialists and professors participating in the Congress in order to benefit from their great expertise and deep experiences in toxicology. Eleven young researchers from UAE, USA, UK, India, Brazil, Germany, Belgium and Russia reviewed the results of their research and studies in toxicology before the conference, and answered questions from specialists and university professors about their studies and research. Continuing the activities of the ......read more

    High-Achieving Students Secure A Spot On WCM-Q Dean's Honor List

    Doha – October 16, 2022: The Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) Dean’s Honor List recognized the academic performance of 53 high-achieving foundation and pre-medical students during a ceremony.   The list included students who received a grade point average of 3.75 or higher during the Fall or Spring Semester of the 2021—22 Academic Year. An impressive 30 students scored a double victory by securing a spot on the list during both semesters.    Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Javaid Sheikh, dean of WCM-Q, said: “I would like to congratulate every student who has secured a well-deserved place on the Dean’s Honor List. This is not an easy accomplishment. It takes excellence and commitment to be named as a high-achiever, qualities which these students have all clearly demonstrated, ......read more

    Carnegie Mellon Qatar Celebrates Dean's List, Spring 2022

    154 students recognized for academic excellence Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation (QF) partner university, recognized 154 students for academic excellence at the Dean’s List ceremony for the spring 2022 semester. Students are included on the Dean’s List based on grades from the previous semester.  The Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester included 36 first-year students, 44 sophomore students, 50 junior students and 24 senior students.  Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, opened the ceremony with words of encouragement. “The Dean’s List ceremony is an important tradition at our university, and I think there is something very meaningful in holding this ceremony. It is important to reflect on your successes. When you pass a milestone, take a moment to enjoy the ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Showcases Its Latest Programs And Scholarships At Najah Abu Dhabi Exhibition 2022

    • ADU is participating in the Najah Abu Dhabi exhibition 2022, which will take place from the 16th to 18th October in Abu Dhabi • The University will preview its latest ranking among the top 350 prestigious universities globally, third in the UAE and 7th in the Arab region according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023  • ADU will give the opportunity for students to meet staff and faculty members to learn more about the new and diverse academic programs and scholarships available • ADU will showcase several innovative projects and solutions developed by its students • The university will highlight its latest international accreditations awarded both regionally and globally   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 15 October 2022: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Ranks Third Place Nationwide In The “Times Higher Education World University Rankings” 2023

    Hamdan bin Zayed: Abu Dhabi University is a national success story in how it’s shaping the future •         ADU ranked among the top seven Arab universities •         ADU ranked first in teaching nationwide •         ADU amongst the top 350 most prestigious universities in the world Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 13 October 2022: H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Representative of the Ruler in Al Dhafra Region and President of the Board of Trustees of Abu Dhabi University, congratulated Abu Dhabi University on the occasion of its ranking in third place at the level of higher education institutions in the country, the seventh place amongst Arab universities, as well as making the list of the top 350 prestigious universities ......read more

    Spread The Word: 41st Sharjah International Book Fair Brings Together 2,213 Publishers From 95 Nations & 129 Authors, Intellectuals And Guests

    One of the world’s top literary events, the upcoming edition of SIBF will witness its biggest-ever publisher participation, November 2-13 in Expo Centre Sharjah   ● Italy is Guest of Honour at SIBF 2022  ● 6 new programmes announced including workshops for adults ● Debut participation of publishers from 10 countries ● Ahmed Al Ameri: SIBF is a source of great pride for us and the fruit of a seed planted and nurtured by the Sharjah Ruler more than 41 years ago. ● Mohammed Khalaf: SIBF is a model for projects founded on wise visions. ● Consul General of Italy: GoH recognition is an exceptional opportunity to forge bonds between Italy and Sharjah through the vehicle of culture. ● Khoula Al Mujaini: 41st edition to have a total of 1,047 activities led by 129 ......read more

    .The NYU Abu Dhabi Institute to Host Panel Discussion on UAE Industrial Pioneers and Their Contribution to the Economy.

    ● The talk will be held on Wednesday, October 12 at 6:30pm    Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 11, 2022: The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Institute in collaboration with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Impactiv, and the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an , will host a panel discussion titled Knowledge Development and Industrialization: A Catalyst to Circular Economy on Wednesday, October 12 at 6:30pm.    The panel will tell the story of some of the UAE’s leading economic pioneers, along with the contribution of ADNOC to the country’s circular economy, while also working to preserve the nation’s heritage, national identity, and culture in an era of globalization. In addition to looking back and offering insights on the achievements that have been made, the conversation will ......read more

    WCM-Q Students Link With Elite US Residency Program Directors

    Doha – October 10, 2022: Students and faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have connected with professors from leading US healthcare institutions during the college’s annual Visiting Professorship Program (VPP).   The program was established in 2013 to help residency program directors become acquainted with WCM-Q as an elite medical school that produces highly competent physician-scientists who are extremely well prepared to enter residency training locally at Hamad Medical Corporation or overseas at world-class academic healthcare institutions. The student-focused VPP is held online over two days and gives students the chance to explore medical career options and benefit from the expertise of the visiting professors by asking questions about preparation for residency training and the applications ......read more

    Informa Connect Middle East Joins WorldatWork as their first Global Education Partner in the MENA region

      • A milestone partnership championing world-class business knowledge with the preferred training provider for the region’s leading companies   October 10th 2022, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Informa Connect Middle East and WorldatWork on March 29, 2022, in Dubai, the two organizations have now entered a first-of-its-kind partnership in the region to provide in-class learning solutions to individuals and organizations in the MENA region – a partnership supported and orchestrated by Talent at Work.   This partnership positions Informa Connect Middle East as the first Global Education Partner in the MENA region; and as part of this, Informa Connect Middle East will be providing WorldatWork certifications through in-person ......read more

    Abu Dhabi School Of Government Expands Its Global Partner Network At GITEX 2022

    Abu Dhabi, UAE – 10 October 2022: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG) has expanded its global partner network by announcing a host of strategic alliances with premier and well established multinationals, including Google, Microsoft, Orange, G42 Cloud, and Accenture at GITEX Technology week 2022, one of the leading technology events in the region. The signing ceremony was attended by His Excellency Ali Rashid Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Department of Government Support, His Excellency Yasir Ahmed Al Naqbi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi School of Government, and a number of top representatives from the partner’s side. The agreements align with the objectives of the ADSG’s prestigious Abu Dhabi Public Exchange Program, which aims to expose exceptional Abu Dhabi government employees to multi-cultural ......read more

    Bodour Al Qasimi And Markus Dohle To Envision A Resilient, Future-ready Sector At The SIBF 2022 Publishers Conference

    The IPA President and Random House CEO will lead a fireside chat on November 1 encompassing key industry themes of digital transformation, freedom to publish, diversity and inclusion, among others Sharjah, October 10, 2022: The 12th annual Publishers Conference organised on the side-lines of the 41st Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) is bringing together two publishing industry stalwarts, Bodour Al Qasimi, President of the International Publishers Association (IPA) and Markus Dohle, CEO of the largest trade book publisher - Random House, to engage in an exciting fireside chat on the emerging industry trends and share their expert visions of the future as they see it unfold.  On November 1, Bodour Al Qasimi and Dohle will hold a wide-ranging conversation on key industry themes including the changing market landscape and ......read more

    LEAMS Education Schools Create Awareness On Mental Health That Could Cost The Global Economy Us$16 Trillion A Year By 2030

    A Yoga Awareness and Orientation session was conducted to help improve the physical wellbeing and mental health of students studying in four LEAMS Education  schools   Dubai, October 10, 2022: Schools belonging to LEAMS Education – a futuristic education group that manages four schools with 8200 students – is organizing a number of health, wellness and yoga sessions as part of the World Mental Health Day to improve mental health that is causing huge loss in productivity and draining personal wealth. Every year October 10 is marked as World Mental Health Day – to help create global awareness on mental health that affects more than 2 billion people worldwide. Mental disorders are on the rise in every country in the world and will cost the global economy $16 trillion by 2030, according to the latest ......read more

    The NYU Abu Dhabi Institute To Host Panel Discussion On UAE Industrial Pioneers And Their Contribution To The Economy

    ● The talk will be held on Wednesday, October 12 at 6:30pm    Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 10, 2022: The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Institute in collaboration with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Impactiv, and the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an , will host a panel discussion titled Knowledge Development and Industrialization: A Catalyst to Circular Economy on Wednesday, October 12 at 6:30pm.    The panel will tell the story of some of the UAE’s leading economic pioneers, along with the contribution of ADNOC to the country’s circular economy, while also working to preserve the nation’s heritage, national identity, and culture in an era of globalization. In addition to looking back and offering insights on the achievements that have been made, the conversation will ......read more

    Swiss International School Dubai Now Welcomes Pupils From 100 Countries

    Multi-award winning IB boarding school offers one of the most diverse and global educations in the world, and now exceeds 100 nationalities of students Dubai, UAE: October 6, 2022; Swiss International School Dubai, one of the city’s newest schools, and the emirate’s first bilingual International Baccalaureate school, is rapidly creating a strong international reputation – and now boasts pupils from more than 100 countries.  The Al Jadaf-based school, one of only two boarding schools in Dubai, was recently ranked among the top 100 private schools in the world, beat off stiff international competition to take a global Talk Education Environment Award, and is already rising up the ranks to be named as one of the top ten schools in the UAE.  Ruth Burke, Principal, says: “It is wonderful that we ......read more

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    24 November 2022 – In line with its continuous efforts to strengthen quality as a core value in the transformation of higher education, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), organised a virtual panel discussion to highlight the Benchmarking Framework for online higher education and present best practices exchanged during the global implementation cycle 2022. The session, held in partnership with the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), featured representatives of the Consortium for Benchmarking ......read more

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    In line with the Dubai Fitness Challenge and In collaboration with government and private sectors 15 November 2022- The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Dubai Media Incorporated organised the Tomorrow Tour cycling event, as part of the ongoing Dubai Fitness Challenge launched by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai. The event was held at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University for the first time and it was also the first event led by a university in the emirate in partnership with various ......read more

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    The participation reflects its leadership in employing smart technology to advance higher education October 10, 2022- Hamdan Bin Mohamed Smart University (HBMSU) is participating in the 42nd edition of GITEX Technology Week, the most prominent regional and international event in the field of technology, highlighting some of its most recent technological innovations in the field of smart education. This participation comes in line with the university’s unwavering efforts to advance and digitally transform the higher education sector, with the assistance of various innovations, ......read more

    Emirates Literature Foundation and UAE University Sign A MOU To Establish A Knowledge Partnership

    Dubai, UAE, October 05, 2022: The Emirates Literature Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates University (UAE University) agreeing to cooperate in the exchange of data and information in the fields of literature and education. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Ahlam Bolooki, Director of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, founder of the Kateb Maktub movement, and leader of the UAE Wikimedia User Group, and Prof. Ahmed Ali Murad, Associate Vice-Deputy for Scientific Research at UAE University. The agreement will be ......read more

    School Librarian Of The Year Award Now Open For 2023 Nominations

    The award highlights the significant role that librarians play in supporting educational development by inspiring pupils to read for pleasure   Dubai, October 03, 2022: Emirates Literature Foundation announces the opening of the annual School Librarian of the Year Award, the search for UAE’s top school librarians. Now in its seventh year, the award is given by The General Secretariat of Executive Council of Dubai and Emirates Literature Foundation to those individuals who have shown exceptional commitment in championing literacy in their schools and sharing their passion for ......read more

    Aspiring Novelists Take Note: The Emirates Litfest Writing Prize Is Now Open For 2023

    New category - writers of children’s fiction too can enter and be part of a prize that has paved the way to international publishing for ten debut novelists Dubai, 29 September 2022:  The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature’s writing competition for unpublished authors has now opened for entries. Since 2013, the Emirates LitFest Writing prize, one of the most eagerly anticipated competitions for unpublished writers in the region, has produced 10 internationally published authors with 26 books between them. The 2023 edition includes two categories, one for adult fiction ......read more

    HBMSU's ‘Annual Gathering 2022' brings together learners and alumni marking 20 years of excellence

    Mansoor Al Awar: We are committed to restructuring higher education and build on two decades of academic and cognitive excellence and pioneering smart learning. The first post-pandemic meeting bore witness to the launch of H-Preneurs platform to empower learners and alumni in the field of entrepreneurship. September 27, 2022 – The Learners Relationship Management Department (LRM) of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) organized the ‘Annual Gathering 2022’ welcoming new learners into a new academic year and celebrating the graduates at the first physical ......read more

    MBRF holds panel discussion titled ‘Linguistic Identity in a Changing World' to bolster Arabic language usage on digital platforms

    Dubai, UAE, 26 September 2022 – The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) organized a virtual panel discussion titled ‘Linguistic Identity in a Changing World’, which was held under the ‘Bil Arabi’ initiative launched by the MBRF. The initiative aims at strengthening the position of Arabic language and motivating Arabs to communicate in the mother tongue on online platforms. It has been implemented to develop the knowledge role of Arabic in the Arabic community and in the international community as well. Dr. Sawsan Al-Abtah, professor of ......read more

    Bodour Al Qasimi Addresses Delegates At The Third Meeting Of The World Book Capital Network In Wroclaw, Poland

    The IPA President shared her support for the signing of the WBCN Charter and applauded the efforts of member cities to promote literary culture. Wroclaw, Poland 26 September, 2022 – Bodour Al Qasimi, President of the IPA has been in Wroclaw, Poland to meet with representatives of the World Book Capital Network (WBCN) and to participate in the signing of the WBCN Charter.  The first meeting of the network was held at the House of Wisdom in Sharjah last year and was attended by 16 representatives from most of the UNESCO-designated World Book Capital cities. Since this ......read more

    Mexico and Costa Rica Explore Cooperation in Culture and Knowledge Sectors With Sharjah

    Official representatives from the two nations visit headquarters of the Sharjah Book Authority  Ahmed al Ameri: “Sharjah is the window through which the world views Emirati and Arab cultural achievements.” Luis Alfonso de Alba: “Sharjah has a prestigious standing among the world’s top cultural cities.” Ruben Sales: “We look forward to harnessing Sharjah’s expertise in book industry development.”   Sharjah, September 24, 2022: HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), recently welcomed HE Luis ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library The “towards An Active Role For Public Libraries In Community Service” Seminar

    Dubai, UAE, September 23, 2022: As part of its vision to promote the cultural and knowledge sector, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) hosted a seminar titled “Towards an Active Role for Public Libraries in Community Service,” in collaboration with the Arab Federation for Libraries & Information (AFLI) and Naseej Academy. The seminar highlighted the role of public libraries in creating a better future, and ways to enhance this role by leveraging advanced technologies. The seminar hosted a number of officials, employees, and visitors from different ages and backgrounds, ......read more

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    Sharjah International Book Fair Returns for Its 41st Annual Run on 2nd November with the Theme ‘Spread The Word'

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    Dr. Mansoor Al Awar meets the Secretary General of the International Council for Open and Distance Education

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    Startup Sharjah Hackathon In Khorfakkan Equips 150 Youth With Business-building Skills

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    The International Council For Open and Distance Education

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    British School In Dubai May Close Early For UK Monarch's Funeral

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    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Welcomes a Delegation from Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre

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    The American University of Beirut Reveals its New Logo that Reaffirms its Identity and Role in the Region

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    32 Emirati Professionals Join EIBFS Leadership Program at Said Business School, Oxford University

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