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    April Marks Autism Awareness Month at Nursery Chain

    Autism Spectrum Disorder affects 1 in 146 births in the UAE 18th April 2018; Dubai, UAE: British Orchard Nursery in its continuous endeavor to create an all-encompassing environment for the people of determination has collaborated with Autism Rocks to bring awareness on autism and developmental delays. The Nursery’s initiative also comes in line with KHDA’s inclusive policy that seeks to change society’s attitude towards people of determination allowing for a more inclusive education policy framework. To educate the society and mark the autism awareness month celebrations, the preschool is running a series of sessions for teachers, caregivers, children and parents across their 18 nurseries throughout the month of April. The program is aimed at equipping them with the right tools to improve the child’s ......read more

    Skyline University College Economics Day 2018: One Step towards Tomorrow

    Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2018:  Skyline University College organized the 3rd Economics Day event on April 9, 2018 at SUC Campus. During the event, SUC Macroeconomic students showcased their depth of economic knowledge on topical issues affecting the global economy through visuals, posters, and videos. This year’s theme focused on the global economy and the recently introduced VAT in UAE as the countdown to Dubai 2020 begins.  The event was graced by two leading business and financial experts in the world of global trade, Ms. Joy Ajlouny, Co-Founder of Fetchr and Ms. Divya Bhagtani, CEO and Co-Founder of Accountants Box.  Ms. Joy advised students to take risks, to constantly do research, and to never be afraid of failing. She also implored the young entrepreneurs and those in attendance to horn their skills and ......read more

    Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises to recognize talent and skills of young Quran memorizers from Ahmad Abdullah Almoosa Center at this year's edition of Dar Al Ber Quran Memorization Project

    Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises (SAAE), one of the UAE’s most prominent business conglomerates, is set to recognize the talent and skills of young Quran Memorizers from Ahmad Abdullah Almoosa Center at this year's edition of Dar Al Ber Quran Memorization Project, set to be held on Wednesday, 18th of April 2018, at the headquarters of Dar Al Ber Society. The company will provide its support as the event's gold sponsor, which demonstrates its continuing commitment towards supporting national initiatives and efforts that are aimed at strengthening religious and social culture among the UAE youth-- complementing the directives to celebrate 2018 as the Year of Zayed and to help in the development of a fully integrated community that adopts and recognizes Islamic values and principles. The tenth edition highlights the talent ......read more

    HONEYWELL TO INSPIRE NEXT GENERATION OF PROGRAMMERS AND SCIENTISTS AT THINK SCIENCE FAIR 2018

    Global technology leader to engage UAE youth in robotic challenges aimed to promote interest in Science, Technology and Innovation Six UAE-based teachers selected for the Honeywell Educators at Space Academy program at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Alabama, USA Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 11, 2018:  Honeywell (NYSE: HON), a premier software-industrial company, is set to engage the UAE’s next generation of scientists and engineers on key concepts in software programming, robotics and virtual reality at the Think Science Fair 2018, taking place at the Dubai World Trade Center April 16 to 18. Launched in 2012 as an Emirates Foundation initiative, the “Think Science” program aims to support, encourage and empower the youth of the UAE to embrace a future in the fields of science, technology ......read more

    Al Maktoum Foundation Allocates AED300,000 to Abu Dhabi University Student Fund

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 7 April, 2018:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, today announced that it had received financial support to the tune of AED300,000 from Al Maktoum Foundation towards the ADU Student Fund.   His Excellency Salem Mubarak Al Dhaheri, Executive Director of Community Relations at ADU, received the cheque for the amount from His Excellency Mizra Al Sayegh, Director General at the Office of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Chairman of the Al Maktoum College Board of Directors at a special ceremony in the presence of Sherif Mousa, Interim Vice Chancellor at ADU and Dr Nicholas Rees, Associate Provost at ADU.  Speaking on the occasion, His Excellency Mizra Al Sayegh said: ......read more

    Sharjah Girl Guides Rolls Out Innovative Workshops on Coding and Robotics

    Hands-on introduction to math analytics, robotics and computer technology applications Sharjah, United Arab, Emirates, 7 April 2018:  In recognition of changing trends in education, and in a bid to offer an outlet for girls to discover and develop their skills in a safe, fun environment, Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) has launched a series of innovative intellectual workshops in smart learning skills, computer coding and do-it-yourself robotics. Highlighting the need for more qualitative approach to learning and development. Shaikha Abdulaziz Al Shamsi, Manager of SGG said: “At Sharjah Girl Guides, we acknowledge the need for establishing in our future generations the right mixture of cognitive skills and mental capacities, which are the basics of intelligence. Real intelligence is a lot more than just being smart ......read more

    Youth Engagement Key Component of Global Aerospace Summit 2018

     The Summit in April will highlight the work of students from six major UAE Universities  Young Space Leaders Forum to take place on final day of the Summit 7 April 2018, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Students from six major UAE Universities will participate in the Global Aerospace Summit 2018, taking place at the St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi between the 30th of April and the 2nd of May. The students from Abu Dhabi University (AD University), American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), Khalifa University (KU), University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), and New York University – Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) will showcase a number of aerospace projects under development at their respective institutions. The growing importance of space science, exploration and technology will be ......read more

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs Offers Scholarships to UAE National High School Graduates

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 05, 2018:  The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) has announced the opening of applications for global university scholarships to UAE nationals aspiring to join the Ministry's diplomatic corps.  The scholarship programme provides Emirati high school graduates, who already hold one or more offers from a list of 133 universities set forth by the Ministry, with a full scholarship to pursue a bachelor’s degree starting in the academic year 2018-2019. The scholarship is offered for undergraduate studies in select top-tier universities in the following 16 countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States of ......read more

    City, University of London launches MENA alumni chapter in Dubai

    April 04, 2018 United Arab Emirates:  The aim of the MENA chapter is to help graduates stay connected. More than 100 alumni came together to celebrate the launch of the City Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Alumni Chapter at the Bvlgari Marina and Yacht Club on Jumeirah Bay Island.  The MENA Chapter is the latest in a series of global initiatives aimed at strengthening ties between City and our graduates, and providing them with a platform to grow their personal and professional networks.  Hosted by Viola Polakowska, Head of Alumni Relations and Rehan Pathan, founding President of the City MENA Alumni Chapter, the evening was a great opportunity to reconnect and reminisce with alumni and faculty members, engage with professionals working in top companies, and hear more about the MENA Alumni Chapter ......read more

    MODUL University Dubai offers scholarships, study grants and paid internships worth AED 1,000,000 to mark Year of Zayed

        University launches competition to coincide with GETEX 2018     Guaranteed paid internships also on offer to MODUL students Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 31, 2018:  MODUL University Dubai, the first Austrian University in the Middle East which offers cutting-edge education programs across different fields, has announced academic merit scholarships worth AED 1 million apart from exclusive study grants and guaranteed paid internships to students to mark the Year of Zayed. The University, which offers 360-degree higher education programs aimed at bridging skill-set gap between academics and industry, also announced that the exclusive study grants, paid internships and scholarships to students for September 2018 intake will be extended through a competition, coinciding with its participation in ......read more

    Skyline Celebrated UN World Water Day 2018

    Skyline University College has successfully conducted the UN World Water Day celebration in cooperation with SHUROOQ and Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) on March 22, 2018 at Al Majaz Waterfront Park, Sharjah UAE. Competitions on painting, poster-making, video jingle were organized for children in line with this year’s UN World Water Day theme, “Nature of Water,” and was followed by an awareness walk around Al Majaz Park by SUC faculty, staff, students, and event guests. Among the important guests who graced the event were, Ms. Fatima Zaabi, Director of Communication and Social Services, Environment and Protected Area Authority (EPAA); Mr. Rashid Ali Marzoughi of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) and; Mr. Mohammed Al Mazroui, Destination Manager, Al Majaz Waterfront. The event’s ......read more

    Students of the International School of Creative Science achieve outstanding TIMSS results

    The results are in line with the UAE National Agenda target to be among the 15 highest performing countries in TIMSS worldwide United Arab Emirates, Sharjah, 28 March, 2018:  Students from the International School of Creative Science (ISCS) in Sharjah, operated by Beam, demonstrated outstanding TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) results in the longest running, large scale international assessment of mathematics and science education in the world.   The four-yearly trends assessment scored the ISCS students above the UAE National Target of 510 as per the UAE Vision 2021 and the UAE National Agenda. In addition to being above the average score compared to other schools in Sharjah and the UAE, the results were also higher than the average scores of other British curriculum schools within the UAE ......read more

    Homegrown, Skilled Life-Science Workforce Essential for Dubai's Growth: Dubai Science Park

    Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi, Chairing Member of Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030, urges increased collaboration between government, industry and educators   Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  27 March 2018:  Seeking to enhance skill sets within the life-sciences industry and bridge the gap between academia and industry, Dubai Science Park (DSP), the holistic science-focused business community, invited key representatives from leading educational institutions to participate in a high-level skill development workshop at Dubai International Academic City.  The half-day workshop was held as part of ongoing efforts to implement the Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030 that aims to create an international hub for knowledge-based innovation and sustainable industrial activities. A dozen representatives from UAE-based ......read more

    ‘First Aid Training' for Mental Health at The LightHouse Arabia

    A Highly Relevant Evidence-Based Course for Those Working in a High Stress Environment, Or For Those Responsible for Supporting Other Adults or Adolescents Facing Mental Health Difficulties.   Courses Beginning on 3rd May 2018   Dubai, UAE, March 27, 2018:   Global awareness of mental health issues and its impact on both self and society has never been more prevalent. In a high speed, modern world, self-care and productivity can be at risk when both individuals and organizations fail to recognize the need for managing mental and emotional challenges within themselves or their workforce.   With working hours increasingly becoming lost to mental health crises, the importance of recognizing and managing the signs and symptoms of such amongst colleagues and staff is greater than ......read more

    Skyline University College Organized 11th CEO Lecture Series

    Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018:  Skyline University College Corporate Affairs Office has organized the 11th edition of CEO Lecture Series with keynote speaker, Mohamed Amine Belarbi, Co-Founder and CEO of VUL9 Security Solutions on March 14, 2018.  As the featured CEO, Mohamed Amine shared how he started as a serial entrepreneur who created his own publication and co-founded the fastest-growing cybersecurity company in the region at a young age. He imparted motivational insights to the students based on his own experiences during his talk entitled, “Unleash the Entrepreneur Within.” He also encouraged students to get out of their comfort zones, to always work smartly, and to build their profiles in order to be visible in the online world where they can connect with and influence people.  Mohamed Amine’s ......read more

    SCTDA Marhabtain-Renewal Training Program

    Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018:  The Marhabtain-Renewal Tour Guide Training Program by Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) was conducted at Skyline University College on March 7, 2018.  The resource speakers of the training were Student Affairs Head, Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh and Associate Professor, Dr. Mohit Vij who discussed topics such as, Tourism Phenomenon Role of a Tourist Guide, Sharjah as a Tourist Destination, Sharjah as a Cultural Destination, Innovation and Sustainability, and Reputation Management during their respective sessions.  The Marhabtain-Renewal Tour Guide Training Program is specifically targeted to experienced professional tour guides in Sharjah to refresh their knowledge about the emirate and the UAE in order to promote the country to outside visitors more effectively.

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    Jacky's Group of Companies forays into UAE executive education sector

    IIM-Lucknow makes its first international footprint with Executive Education in Dubai Launches “Anisuma Training Institute” for Executive Education in the region, partners with IIM-Lucknow to offer its first program. Collaborations with other global schools planned for future. March 21, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   With the aim of providing quality executive education for the working professionals in the region and diversifying its current business portfolio, Jacky’s Group of Companies has announced its foray into the promising UAE education sector. Anisuma Training Institute, the latest venture from the group will be taking lead in providing Executive Education and Training Programs to enhance the managerial capabilities of senior executives and mid-career professionals to prepare them for senior ......read more

    Steelcase Wins “Best Resource or Equipment – Non ICT” at the 5th Annual Gess Education Awards

    Brody WorkLounge provides a classroom solution that is good for the body and the brain  Dubai, March 21, 2018 –   Steelcase, a premier research-led furniture manufacturer for the workplace, healthcare and education spaces, has been awarded the ‘Best Resource or Equipment – non ICT’ for its Brody WorkLounge at the GESS Education Awards. Now in its fifth year, the "GESS Awards" highlight the quality and diversity of educational products, resources, services and people as well as the best educational establishments and most dedicated members of the teaching profession, across the UAE and the world. Designed to create the most effective classroom environment for students and teachers, the high performance and supportive Brody WorkLounge features patented LiveLumbar™ technology, ......read more

    Dubai Heights Academy Marks Ghaf Tree Planting Ceremony

    Students and parents joined Dubai Heights Academy in replanting Ghaf trees as a symbolic gesture showing the school’s commitment to environmental protection. Dubai, UAE - March 21, 2018 –   The Dubai Heights Academy, led by Mr. Andrew Prosser (Principal) and Mr. Abdullah Bin Sulayem (Chairman of Seven Tides), held a special tree-planting ceremony at the campus to officially make these perennial plants a part of the Dubai Heights Academy community for many years to come. The event also granted the opportunity for Dubai Heights Academy to exhibit its new state of the art Primary Building which is preparing for new students this coming September. “These two trees had to be an integral part of the school and there to greet all visitors as they first set foot on the campus,” said Mr. Prosser. These ......read more

    GPCA Leaders of Tomorrow enters 3rd year at R&I Summit and PlastiCon

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 March, 2018:  Leaders of Tomorrow, an initiative by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) aimed at building local human capital in the Arabian Gulf region, entered its 3rd year during the 5th GPCA Research and Innovation Summit and 9th GPCA PlastiCon which took place on 11-15  March, 2018 at the Oberoi Hotel, Dubai. The 6th edition of the initiative, sponsored by SABIC, was attended by 42 students from across the GCC. During the events students were able to attend all conference sessions, network with senior industry leaders and learn about the innovation landscape and plastic industry in the region and globally.  A dedicated student-only seminar on March 13th presented an opportunity to hear from senior industry leaders Fahd Al Sherehy, VP Innovation and ......read more

    Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education and Arizona State University Partner to Break the Higher Education Barrier in the Middle East

    Arab youth can receive full scholarships for 28 online master’s degrees that are equivalent to in class programs Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 201 2018:  Quality higher education is increasingly out of reach for the majority of the 105 million youth living in the region. The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education and Arizona State University (ASU) are working to change that through the launch of new scholarships for Emirati and Arab youth to complete high quality master’s degrees online. Up to 550 eligible Emirati and Arab students can receive a full scholarship to enroll in one of 28 specializations at ASU in the fields of engineering, technology, health, education, and more that are not readily available in the region. These include business analytics, the most competitive online program at ......read more

    UOWD launches 2 new postgraduate programs in education studies targeted at school teachers

    The ‘Master of Educational Studies’ and the ‘Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies’ tailored to upgrade UAE school education in run-up to Expo 2020 Dubai, March 20, 2018:  The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is launching of two new postgraduate programs in the field of education this summer, against the backdrop of growing demand for private sector schooling in the UAE. The Master of Educational Studies and the Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies have been developed by UOWD to help build capacity in the UAE schools sector, which is expected to see a demand for 175,000 new places, according to an independent report produced earlier this year.  To be launched in the Summer 2018 semester, the new programs aim to upgrade the skills of teachers currently employed in UAE schools. To ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Inks Memorandum of Understanding with NPCC

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 14, 2018:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), part of Senaat Abu Dhabi, to provide sponsorships, work placements and recruitment opportunities for their UAE national students.   NPCC, a leading international EPC contractor, provides Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning services to Offshore and Onshore Oil & Gas sectors, and is headquartered in Abu Dhabi with offices around the region.  Professor Waqar Ahmad, Provost and Interim Chancellor of ADU, inked the agreement with Ahmed Al Dhaheri, Chief Executive Officer of NPCC, in the presence of senior officials ......read more

    24,208 school pupils take part in inspirational ‘lema?' sessions

    Six-week Trimester Two Tour of ADEK initiative reaches more than 24,000 pupils in 58 schools across the Emirate, record results for the programme Tailored ‘lema?’ workshops and shows enjoyed by 277 pupils of determination Schools urged to act fast to get their chance to be part of the Trimester Three Tour beginning April 8th Abu Dhabi, March 11th 2018:   Schools across Abu Dhabi Emirate are racing to sign up to the Trimester Three Tour of the interactive ‘lema?’ programme after a hugely successful winter schedule entertained and inspired another 24,208 pupils.   The fun-filled ‘lema?’ workshops and shows - which aim to educate and inspire children to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) - were rolled out in 58 schools across the ......read more

    Horouf Reggio Conference Conducts Workshop To Develop Alternative Teaching Methods

     Sixty teachers participate in problem-solving workshop Sharjah, March 10, 2018:  The ‘Horouf Reggio Conference’, organized by Horouf, an imprint of Kalimat Group hosting representatives from the Italian Reggio Children Centre, has conducted a workshop with 60 teachers from around the UAE, to develop their teaching methods using the ‘Reggio Emelia Approach’ to education, an alternative learning system founded in Italy. Sixty education professionals and academics attended the workshop held at Al Qasba Theatre in Sharjah, which used art as a way to explore and develop innovative teaching methods and gain greater insights into the thinking patterns and problem-solving abilities of their students. From this, they would gain a greater empathy with the children and be able to provide more efficient ......read more

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    HBMSU's Board of Governors discusses cooperation efforts with Bahrain's Ministry of Education

    UAE, April 16, 2018 – The Board of Governors of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently assessed its bilateral cooperation with the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Ministry of Education, with positive reviews to the significant steps being made by both parties in supporting the initiatives that will reshape the future of education based on smart technologies. The extraordinary Board meeting came after a special meeting held between H.E. Majid Al-Nuaimi, Minister of Education and Chairman of the Higher Education Council in Bahrain, and Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of ......read more

    HBMSU and Al Maktoum College of Higher Education in Scotland sign MoU to jointly conduct research and training on globalization, ethics, law & Islamic economy

    UAE, April 4, 2018 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Al Maktoum College of Higher Education in Scotland to strengthen the values of mutual understanding and multiculturalism in their learners, faculty members, and academicians. The MoU is in line with the UAE Government’s approach to build an ambitious generation with higher sense of responsibility and self-confidence and who are capable of shaping the country’s future. The agreement was signed by Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of HBMSU, and H.E. Mirza Al Sayegh, ......read more

    H.E. Lt General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim inaugurates ‘Innovation Arabia 11 Conference and Exhibition in Dubai today

    UAE, 11 March 2018 – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), His Excellency Lt General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Governors of Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University HBMSU, officially inaugurated the 11th edition of Innovation Arabia, a pioneering conference and exhibition dedicated to ‘innovation’ in the Middle East, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition ......read more

    Skyline organized Career Counselling Workshop for Non-Arabic and Arabic Schools

    Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018:  Every year, Skyline University College organizes career counselling workshops for Non-Arabic and Arabic schools in the United Arab Emirates with objective of helping students choose the right career to pursue in their higher education pursuit.  On February 19-20, 2018, SUC has welcomed 80 girls and 71 boys from Pakistan Islamia Higher Secondary School (Non-Arabic) for a Career Counselling Workshop at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. SUC Head of Academics for School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar and Head of Academics for School of IT, Dr. Deepak Kalra discussed ......read more

    Alumni Lecture Series with Ms. Cheryl Pinto

    Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018:  Ms. Cheryl Pinto a graduate of BBA in Information Systems in the year 2003 at Skyline University College, stood as a true inspiration and a role model to the students during the Alumni Lecture Series organized by SUC Corporate Affairs Office on February 19, 2018 at SUC campus. Ms. Cheryl shared the Five Ingredients to Success such as: Education, Building Connections, Communication Skills and Public Speaking, Leadership Skills, and Continuous Learning through Seminars and Trainings. She discussed each point carefully with so much enthusiasm resonating ......read more

    3rd CrossFire Inter-School Debating Competition

    Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018:  It’s the battle of mind, of prowess, and of gut. Skyline University College and the Young Vision magazine are back with the third edition of Crossfire Inter-School Debating Competition from February 6-7, 2018 at SUC campus. Team NG-11 from Al Ansar International School (Girls) was declared the winner of the competition with more than 100 participants from 24 schools from the UAE.  During the elimination round, participants have competed with the topic “Can Hacking be Ethical?” While the teams who moved forward to the final round have ......read more

    HBMSU hosts a Roundtable Discussion on Innovation, Disruption, & Transformation

    UAE, February 27, 2018 - Innovation Arabia 11 organizing committee conducted a roundtable discussion about the agenda of the conference that is held under the theme “Innovate, Disrupt, and Transform” at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University in Dubai. Innovation Arabia 11 is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), and it will take place from 11 – 13 March 2018 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. The roundtable ......read more

    GESS Dubai 2018 - Total Fluency launches modern language programs and giving away prizes worth Dhs. 230000

    Dubai, UAE, February 27, 2018:  Total Fluency launches their accelerated modern language programs in UAE. Helping language students transform their academic performance since 1992 they have helped students from age 4 to age 65 and have helped many to reach the very top of their class.   Total fluency specialises in addressing 5 key problems faced by international schools: Having to turn otherwise attractive students away because of inadequate English Having low English ability students slowing down the class  ESL extra curricula courses taking too long to raise ......read more

    Dubai Electronic Security Center's AED 700,000 ‘Innovation In Cyber Security Award' Won By University of Dubai, and University of Sharjah in collaboration with American University

    The UAE Minister of State for Advanced Sciences graced the award ceremony and felicitated the winners of the competition   The winners received an award of 350,000 AED each for their research proposal in the field of cyber security   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 24 February 2018:   Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) has announced the winners of the ‘Innovation In Cyber Security Award’. The University of Dubai, and the University of Sharjah in collaboration with the American University of Sharjah have been declared as the ......read more

    HBMSU presents its achievements to Dubai Government Human Resources amid joint efforts in advancing human development

    UAE, February 21, 2018 - Dr. Mansour Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), recently received H.E. Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Falasi, Director General of Dubai Government Human Resources Department, accompanied by a top-level delegation during a recent meeting held on HBMSU campus. During the meeting, HBMSU presented the University's leadership in the global adoption of academic accelerators in an innovative educational system that meets the need of the 21st century. It also highlighted the University's plans to develop academic programs according to specific ......read more

    Repton School Abu Dhabi expands its presence with the launch of new campus on Al Reem Island

    New campus with state-of-the-art facilities will cater to pupils from Years 3-13 Abu Dhabi, UAE (February 21, 2018) –   Repton School Abu Dhabi announced a significant expansion of its presence in Abu Dhabi with the launch of a new campus occupying a 25,000 sq. meter plot on Al Reem Island with a range of world-class facilities for pupils and staff. The new campus, called Fry Campus, which soft launched in September 2017 is currently catering to pupils from Years 3-6. The school will offer 3 more year groups (up to Year 9) for the academic year starting September 2018 and ......read more

    ADEK delivers ‘lema?' program to over 300 pupils at ZHO

    A VIP tour visit was organized to mark the importance of People of Determination VIP delegates from ADEK, Mubadala and ZHO witness innovative activities conducted by People of Determination as part of the ‘lema?’ program Over 300 students enjoyed specially designed ‘lema?’ sessions at the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs (ZHO) Abu Dhabi, February 19th, 2018:  The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) organized a VIP tour visit to the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs (ZHO) ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Emirates Autism Society

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 February 2018 -   Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Emirates Autism Society to collaborate in preparing qualified special education staff to teach individuals with autism. The agreement also aims to spread awareness of autism and its related challenges among different segments of society.  The three-year renewable agreement was signed by Professor Waqar Ahmad, Provost and Interim Chancellor of ADU and Dr Khawla al-Saadi, Chairwoman of the Emirates Autism Society.  With a view to enhancing awareness of ......read more

    15,000 participate in the Dubai Cares' annual Walk for Education 2018 in support of children's right to education

    UAE residents walked 3 symbolic kilometers reflecting the average distance millions of children in developing countries walk every day to go to school IFFCO and Aetna were this year’s main sponsors, with Chevron being a sponsor Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 February 2018:   15,000 members of the UAE community participated today (Friday, 16 February 2018) in the 9th edition of the annual Walk for Education organized by Dubai Cares, part of Mohamed bin Rashed Al Maktoum Global Initiative. The community engagement initiative, which is in line with the Year of ......read more

    Al Ghurair Foundation for Education Event on ‘Graduating Work Ready Youth' Unveils Research Findings from College and Career Study

    Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Chairman of the Foundation, outlines the importance of supporting Emirati and Arab youth and ensuring access to work placements as part of their education  Keynote speech delivered by President Feridun Hamdullahpur from University of Waterloo in Canada highlights that co-operative education can create immense opportunities for placements and student start-ups Dubai-UAE: 14 February 2018 –   His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Chairman of the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, addressed a delegation of representatives from ......read more

    WGS 2018: Teaching altruism, empathy, self-control will drive success, say education experts

    Dubai-UAE: 14 February, 2018 –  Teaching altruism, empathy and self-control as well as supporting cognitive habits will help reinvigorate our education programs and underpin students’ success as adults, concluded experts at a breakout session on day two of the sixth World Government Summit (WGS 2018) in Dubai. Headlining the session entitled ‘How Can We Reinvent Education?’, pioneering neuroscientist Dr Richard Davidson and Max Ventilla, founder and CEO of AltSchool, agreed that to prepare kids for the future, educators need to move away from the ......read more

    British Orchard Kids Kingdom Nursery wins Sharjah Economic Excellence Network Award

    The pre-school becomes the first-ever educational institution to be honored with the title in the history of the Award February 11, 2018; Sharjah, UAE:   British Orchard Kids Kingdom Nursery, part of the British Orchard Nursery chain, won the distinction of being the first-ever educational institution to be awarded the prestigious Sharjah Economic Excellence Network Award 2017. The nursery won the title in the category of “Sharjah Top 10 Businesses Award 2017”, and was presented the award by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah. In ......read more

    Skyline University College Organized One-Day Refresher Course in Management for Government, Consulates, and Corporate Delegates

    Dubai, UAE, February 08, 2018:  Skyline University College Centre for Continuing Learning (CCL) has successfully conducted the One-Day Refresher Course in Management with Emphasis on Marketing, Finance Leadership & IT/Pocket MBA on January 24, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. Fifty one delegates from 29 organizations in the government, corporates, consulates, social clubs and SUC Alumni have participated in the program. SUC Dean, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya along with SUC Head of Academics for School of IT, Dr. Deepak Kalra awarded the certificates to the participants during the closing ......read more

    ADEK takes Innovation Month to the Al Dhafra Region with Special ‘lema?' Programme

    1,079 Al Dhafra school pupils inspired by special expanded ‘lema?’ session to mark Innovation Month in the UAE Video highlights demonstrate the power of the fun interactive sessions as Innovation Month spreads across the Abu Dhabi Emirate. Abu Dhabi, February 7th, 2018:   Hundreds of school children in the Al Dhafra Region got a taste of Innovation Month yesterday as a special bumper ‘lema?’ session was held to mark the month-long UAE-wide event.   The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) offered all four of its ......read more

    Ashridge Executive Education highlights the importance of creating a culture of innovation in Saudi organizations

    Dubai, UAE,​ 07, February 2018:  To enable senior managers to foster creative innovation; and develop a growth mindset within their organization, Ashridge Executive Education has invited companies from Saudi Arabia to participate in a five-day program on ‘Driving Growth & Innovation’.  Rory Hendrikz, Managing Director of Ashridge Middle East, says: “Saudi Arabia has an ambitious vision for the future; and to ensure the country’s continued growth, it is important for organizations to foster a culture of innovation. No business is safe from ......read more

    His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Hosts First ‘UAE Scholars Dialogue' with Young Emirati High-achievers

    Interactive session explores aspirations of recipients of scholarships from the Al Ghurair Foundation for Education  Initiates dialogue with youth on support systems needed for education and employment  Dubai-UAE: 06 February, 2018 –    His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Chairman of the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, hosted the first chapter of the UAE Al Ghurair Scholars Dialogue in Dubai with a group of high-achieving Emirati students studying at the University of Sharjah, the American University of Dubai and the American University ......read more

    UAE's NQA Recognises Knowledge Group as an Approved Centre

    05 Feb 2018, Abu Dhabi-  The UAE’s National Qualification Authority (NQA) has recognised Knowledge Group as an Approved Centre, under the NQA’s rigorous standards for training & development delivery. This officially recognises Knowledge Group’s dedication to quality, and to delivering top-class standards of training to every client.  Dr. Ahmad Badr, CEO of Knowledge Group, said: “The NQA’s mission is for the UAE to have a high-quality national qualification system that reinforces links between learning outcomes and the labour market. Knowledge ......read more

    Emirates Talent Association and Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University launch Artificial Intelligence program for UAE talents in bid to become globally competitive

    UAE, 4 February 2018 – As part of its plan to capitalize on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in building the future, the Emirates Talent Association in collaboration with Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) launch the ‘Artificial Intelligence’ program today (Saturday February 3, 2018) to train 49 qualified individuals to the Hackathon competition under the ‘Emirati Programmer’ program, a one-of-a kind national program aimed at establishing a generation of UAE Nationals technologically capable of leading the future and meet the challenges of the 21st ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Organizes Sixth Annual National Mathematics Competition

    Abu Dhabi – UAE: 4 February, 2018 –   College of Arts and Sciences at Abu Dhabi University (ADU) organized the sixth edition of the annual National Mathematics Competition. The competition aims to highlight the importance of mathematics and its applications in our practical life.  Held at ADU Al Ain campus, the competition attracted 150 high school students representing 40 schools across the UAE. Divided upon 75 teams, students compete to solve mathematics problems applied in real life situations over two rounds. All participating teams took part in the first ......read more

    UAE pre-school chain promotes inclusive learning environment

    Introduces screenings for early identification of children at risk of developmental delays Initiative endeavors to create a healthy, nurturing and safe learning setting for all children in line with Dubai Disability Strategy 2020 30 January 2018; Dubai, UAE:   Developmental screening is an important first step in identifying children at risk of developmental delays, yet many young children fail to receive it. In an effort to help families track growth and appropriate milestones of their children, the British Orchard Nursery has introduced a special developmental screeningat ......read more

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