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    Nawah Celebrates Graduation of First UAE Nationals from Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Management Certification Program

    24 November 2020 – Abu Dhabi, UAE:  Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the Joint Venture nuclear operations and maintenance subsidiary of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), recently celebrated the graduation of the first UAE National leaders from its Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Management Certification program. Nawah has designed the program to develop UAE National leaders in managing the specific technology utilized at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, the cornerstone of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program. Eng. Ali Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of Nawah, and Paul Harden, Chief Nuclear Officer of Nawah, led the first session in early 2020 at Nawah’s Training Center in Abu Dhabi, prior to continuing the program virtually as part of ENEC and its ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Faculty and Staff Get Active at Al Hudayriat Island's New Sports District

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—19 November 2020:  As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to continue encouraging health and well-being and coinciding with Dubai Fitness Challenge 2020, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) held a sports event for its Abu Dhabi and Al Ain campus faculty and staff members, at Hudayriyat’s new leisure, sports and entertainment destination in Abu Dhabi, developed by Modon Properties.  The one-day event kept ADU’s faculty and staff members’ adrenaline pumping with a range of outdoor activities including cycling on Al Hudayriat’s track, boxing on the beach and CrossFit exercises. The day’s program was led by personnel from Peak Fitness Gym, a leading fitness center in the UAE offering a complete multi-disciplinary, cross-training approach to fitness and ......read more

    NYUAD Researcher Aids in the Development of a Pathway to Solve Cybersickness

    This research guides the way for the widespread use of immersive technologies such as virtual and augmented reality in a variety of industries Fast facts: ● Virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies have grown in popularity as they can immerse users in novel situations and environments by simulating the necessary stimuli.  ● However, when using VR or AR technologies such as head-worn displays, users frequently report symptoms of nausea, disorientation, and sleepiness.  ● This is more commonly referred to as cybersickness, a form of motion sickness that has been caused by the use of technology.     Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 18, 2020:  Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Neuroimaging Center at NYU Abu Dhabi Bas Rokers and a team of researchers have ......read more

    HBMSU celebrates 76 valedictorians on the ‘Dean's List-Spring Semester 2019/2020'

    Al Awar: "Our learners are our best bet to lead change and create the future with their high spirits and aspirations. The sky is the limit.” 17 November 2020 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) celebrated its latest roster of valedictorians who were recognized for their distinguished academic performance in the ‘Dean's List’ ceremony for the Spring Semester 2019/2020. Organized by the university’s Learners Relationship Management (LRM) team, the ceremony was held recently online in the presence of H.E. Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, the Chancellor of HBMSU, faculty, and administrative members, learners from various academic programs, and their family members. Al Awar congratulated the high achievers for scoring academic excellence and scientific distinction in key programs, including Business and ......read more

    Gulf Medical University hosts High School Students for Research Experience in the College of Pharmacy

    17 November 2020 - United Arab Emirates: The College of Pharmacy at Gulf Medical University - Ajman, hosted a group of high school students from “GEMS Schools” for an organized tour as part of ‘Future Scientists of the UAE’ Initiative. The tour included visits to the laboratories and research centers to provide students with an on-ground research experience in the drug discovery and development laboratory.  Prof. Hossam Hamdy, the Chancellor of Gulf Medical University, who accompanied the school students on their campus visit which is a part of the practical training course of ‘Future Scientists of the UAE’ initiative launched by the university two years ago, said: “In continuation to the initiative we started two years ago, we organized a research experiment for students from one of ......read more

    Expo Centre Sharjah in 5-year pact with Ministry of Education

    MoU to facilitate visit of more students to International Education Show Sharjah, 16 November 2020:  The country’s premier higher education fair is set to extend its reach to more students and schools in the country, thanks to the support of the UAE Ministry of Education.  Expo Centre Sharjah, which organises and hosts the long-running International Education Fair, has signed a five-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Education, thereby helping more educational institutions to take advantage of the event. Important platform Engineer Abdulrahman Al Hammadi, Undersecretary of Ministry of Education, affirmed that that International Education Show provides an important platform to guide students about the options available at universities, adding that signing the MoU comes as part of ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge Casts Eyes to the Future With Launch of New Edition of Scholarships for Distinguished Students

      ADEK’s Abu Dhabi Scholarships program provides an entire ecosystem for distinguished students, including enrollment, counseling, internships, employment opportunities and many more.   Fast-Track applications for students with acceptance letters from world’s top 20 universities.   Holistic 2021/22 scholarships with enhanced benefits aimed at outstanding students who will drive Abu Dhabi’s future socio-economic development.    1,726 eligible Grade 12 students and university undergraduates, 600 parents and 150 school career advisors, joined the virtual preparation roadshow hosted by ADEK’s Abu Dhabi Scholarships Division.    Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 November 2020:  Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has revealed that applications for the ......read more

    Deadline Extended for School Librarian of the Year Award

    •        Nominations will now close on 14 March 2021 •        Award recognises exceptional librarians who make an impact in  their schools Dubai, 8 November 2020:  The deadline for nominations for the prestigious annual School Librarian of the Year Award has been extended until 14 March 2021, with the  awards to be presented in June 2021. The extension was announced by the Emirates Literature Foundation and The Executive Council of Dubai, who give the awards to reognise those librarians who have made an exceptional impact in encouraging reading in their schools. “We have taken this decision to reflect the enormous difficulties that librarians are working under as a result of the pandemic,” explained Isobel Abulhoul OBE, CEO and trustee of the Emirates ......read more

    College of Dentistry, Gulf Medical University announces Certificate Course in Digital Dentistry and 3D Printing with School of Dentistry, San Raffaele University, Milano

    United Arab Emirates, 4 November 2020: Gulf Medical University recently had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Paolo Rotelli, President of San Donato Group and Mr. Kamel Ghribi, Chairman of GK Investment Holding Group, who were at the university to meet the academic leadership. The meeting involved signing a contract to deliver a Joint Certificate Course in Digital Dentistry and 3D Printing by the College of Dentistry, Gulf Medical University and School of Dentistry, San Raffaele University, Milano.  Prof. Hossam Hamdy, the Chancellor of Gulf Medical University commented that training dentists on 3D printing is aligned with the UAE vision to be a global hub for 3D printing by 2030. “Such technology is expected to influence not only the medical field but it will also impact our lives. Therefore, it is important to incorporate its ......read more

    Sheikh Zayed Book Award Records the Highest Number of Submissions for its 15th Edition

    Reading Panel reviews 2,349 entries from 57 countries, the highest number in its history Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 26 October 2020:  The highest number of submissions have been recorded for the 15th edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, as its Reading Panel reported reviewing a record 2,349 submissions across nine categories, from 22 Arab and 35 foreign countries. The Reading Panel concluded its review of all submitted works, the highest number in the Award’s 14-year history, in a series of virtual sessions presided over by HE Dr Ali bin Tamim, Secretary-General of Sheikh Zayed Book Award and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre, with the attendance of the Award’s Scientific Committee members Dr Khalil Al Sheikh and literary critic Sultan Al Ameemi, from Jordan and the UAE, respectively, as ......read more

    MBRU to Connect With Future Healthcare Professionals at Najah Connect 2020

    Interactive sessions at popular education fair will outline academic programs and unique learning opportunities at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences  United Arab Emirates -  October 25, 2020:    Students interested in pursuing careers in medicine and specialize in other healthcare fields will get valuable insights into the latest learning journeys at NAJAH Connect virtual education fair after Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), announced its participation.  NAJAH Connect 2020 will begin on October 27th until the 29th, from 10 AM until 10 PM. MBRU will also present two interactive sessions to engage healthcare professionals of the future.  The first session titled ‘Become the Next Frontliner’, on October 27, will outline ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Professor Granted US Patent

    • Dr. Omar Chaalal was granted a patent for a novel green process in the field of enhanced oil recovery for the removal of oil trapped underground  • The new process serves to improve oil extraction capacity using natural surfactant extracted from plants collected from the United Arab Emirates’ natural environment   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—25 October 2020:  Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at the College of Engineering (CoE), Dr. Omar Chaalal, has been granted US patent under 10711178, for inventing a novel green process that uses two types of plant extracts that increase the total oil recovery to 96% of initial oil in place (IOIP) at reservoir temperature during the tertiary recovery mode. While water flood recovered around 50% of the ......read more

    ADU's College of Engineering Students Win Top Three Places in Abu Dhabi NASA's Space Apps Challenge 2020

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—21 October 2020:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) announced that students from its College of Engineering (CoE) won the top three places in Abu Dhabi NASA’s Space Apps 2020 Challenge, the world’s largest global hackathon for building innovative solutions for earth and space.  Focusing on the theme “Take action from home with NASA”, teams from around Abu Dhabi put their innovative skills to the test to compete in a 48-hour virtual hackathon, solving challenges using NASA’s open-source data. ADU’s CoE students demonstrated their abilities to tackle real world challenges such as using flying drones to monitor changes in biodiversity, detecting and putting out fires, as well as inventing a sleeping helmet for astronauts.   The NASA Space Apps Challenge ......read more

    Emirates Literature Foundation Releases Booker Prize Special With Avni Doshi on the Boundless Book Club Podcast

    Dubai, UAE, October 12 2020: The Emirates Literature Foundation’s new podcast, the Boundless Book Club, has today released a special episode featuring Avni Doshi, one of the authors shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction. Beating literary heavyweights like Hilary Mantel and Ann Tyler to the shortlist, Avni’s debut novel about a fraught mother-daughter relationship in the shadow of dementia set in contemporary India has taken the world by storm.    In the latest Boundless Book Club podcast episode, Avni shares her mother’s reaction to the novel, her reason for not telling her husband straight away about being shortlisted for the most prestigious literary award in the English-speaking world, and some wise words for other aspiring authors about her long journey to publication.    The ......read more

    Felicitation Ceremony of the Sixth Edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan Teacher's Prize Recognise Distinguished Practices and Efforts of Teachers

    During felicitation of the 6th Edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan Teacher’s Prize aiming to reward outstanding practices and efforts to improve teachers' performance:     Spirit of cooperation reflects our determination to overcome challenge, obstacles, crises, and epidemics says HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum     • The distinguished relationship between UAE and UNESCO contributes to the success of joint projects • The aim of UNESCO-Hamdan Teacher Prize is to support education for everyone and enhance the quality of education in less developed communities • The fund of this award is successfully allocated to finance three projects and programmes at UNESCO • Winning projects comes from Brazil, Portugal and Egypt   Dubai, UAE,  6 October ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge Celebrates Abu Dhabi's Educators on World Teachers Day 2020

    Abu Dhabi, UAE- 06 October 2020: The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has marked World Teachers Day 2020 by honoring the top trio of exceptional teachers for their dedication and contribution to the profession. Private schools throughout Abu Dhabi were invited to submit nominations for outstanding teachers, and the winners were surprised at their schools or virtually with student testimonials, a presentation of prizes, and a certificate of appreciation. Speaking about World Teachers Day, H.E. Sara Musallam said: “In a year that has witnessed unprecedented changes and a shift to new teaching methodologies, I am very proud of all our teachers across the emirate for rising to the challenge and maintaining our students’ quality of education to the best of their capabilities. I also want to ......read more

    510 New Future Heroes Welcomed to Gulf Medical University in Virtual White Coat Ceremony

    Chancellor emphasizes communication, teamwork, ethicality and trustworthiness as important competencies for future health professionals   United Arab Emirates, 04 October 2020:  The new batches of students of the six colleges under Gulf Medical University (GMU) owned and run by Thumbay Group, were welcomed into their healthcare professions through a white coat ceremony organized by the University, on 1st October 2020, receiving their first white coats as they participated in the time-honored tradition, albeit a virtual one this year, in the wake of the global pandemic.  Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder, President Board of Trustees, GMU was the chief guest of the ceremony. Prof. Hossam Hamdy, the Chancellor of GMU presided.  Also present at the ceremony organized at the University were Mr. Akbar Moideen ......read more

    People of Determination Taking Part in Atmah Share Their Hopes and Ambitions

    The first Social Impact Bond programme, created and launched by the Authority of Social Contribution - Ma’an       • Aldar Education, in collaboration with the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an, the Department of Community Development, Aldar Properties and Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination, created “ATMAH” a specialist pilot vocational training initiative, working with People of Determination  • Curated by Ma’an’s Social Impact Bond programme, ATMAH currently has 25 students under training and aims to provide skills to enable the students to gain full-time employment  • Students recently shared their ambitions and hopes with Aldar Education and talked about what the programme means to ......read more

    Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund Partners With Discovery Education to Deliver High-quality Online Learning to Thousands of Refugees and Vulnerable Youth in Lebanon

    United Arab Emirates,  September 29, 2020:  Discovery Education to deliver award winning online learning, increasing access to education for thousands of refugees and vulnerable youth in Lebanon. The Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Covid-19 Online Learning Emergency Fund for Refugee Education, was launched by H.E. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair in April 2020 to ensure vulnerable populations are able to continue their learning without interruption. This partnership with Discovery Education will help fill the educational gaps that have emerged because of the COVID -19 crisis. This program will reach 5,000 at-risk students in addition to over 17,500 students already being helped by REF in Jordan, Lebanon, and the UAE.  As part of the partnership with the Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund, and for the first time ever, ......read more

    Rich Egyptian Archive of Photos, Artifacts, and More Comes to NYU Abu Dhabi Library

    Over 40 boxes of correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, and photographs, offer valuable insight into the life of the famous Egyptian poet, doctor, and bee scientist Ahmed Zaki Abu Shadi The collection will be available for use in the Archives and Special Collections department of the NYU Abu Dhabi Library   Abu Dhabi, UAE – September 27, 2020: The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Library has acquired the archive of Egyptian poet, publisher, medical doctor, and bee scientist Ahmed Zaki Abu Shadi, who lived from 1892-1955. Containing over 40 boxes of correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, and photographs, as well as paintings and artifacts, the archive was acquired from Abu Shadi’s granddaughter, Joy Amina Garnett, earlier this year. Abu Shadi was best known as a poet and founder of the literary journal Apollo, ......read more

    School Librarian of the Year Award 2021 Opens for Nominations

    • Award promotes librarians’ exceptional impact in encouraging reading in their schools • The fifth consecutive year of collaboration between Emirates Literature Foundation and The Executive Council of Dubai highlights the importance of promoting the love of reading to the younger generations   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 13 2020:  The search is on for the UAE’s top school librarians with the return of the prestigious annual School Librarian of the Year Award. Now in its fifth year, and  given by the Emirates Literature Foundation in collaboration with the General Secretariat of The Executive Council of Dubai, it recognises and honours those individuals who have been shown to make a difference in supporting both the culture and education that develops a student’s ......read more

    NYU Abu Dhabi Alumnus Awarded Prestigious Chevening Scholarship

    Touba Marrie, who graduated in 2019 from NYU Abu Dhabi, will pursue a master’s degree at Cardiff University in Data Science and Analytics   Abu Dhabi, UAE – September 13, 2020:  NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Class of 2019 alumnus Touba Marrie, has been awarded the prestigious Chevening Scholarship, the UK government’s international awards program aimed at developing global leaders. Marrie will be pursuing a fully funded Master of Science (MSc) in Data Science and Analytics at Cardiff University. Marrie, originally from Gambia, majored in Mathematics with a minor in Economics at NYUAD. During his undergraduate studies, he developed a keen interest in mathematics, finance, and data science, and how these disciplines can be used to help unlock solutions to create a better future. As part of his senior Capstone ......read more

    Three GEMS Education Schools in Dubai Celebrate a Combined 75 Years of Quality Education

    • The Kindergarten Starters reaches 30th anniversary, The Westminster School turns 25 and The Millennium School marks 20 years  • All three schools have delivered successful track records of all-round quality education for their students and communities over the decades     United Arab Emirates,  September 10, 2020:  Principals, teachers and students at three GEMS Education schools in Dubai this week celebrated significant milestones in their schools’ journeys, as The Kindergarten Starters turned 30 years old, The Westminster School enjoyed its 25th anniversary and The Millennium School marked 20 years of operations.   It was an opportunity for all three schools to look back on a combined 75 years of providing the highest quality education to their communities and celebrate ......read more

    Education for All – ADEK Ensures Access to Education Opportunities for Students of Determination With Autism

    - Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge approves expansion plan for Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Special Education (MRC)  - Expansion to accommodate 118 new UAE National students with Autism taking the total number to 293 - Renewed New England Center for Children (NECC) contract ensuring service continuity for five years   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- September 5, 2020:  In line with its strategy to ensure  access to  education opportunities for all students, Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has announced an expansion plan for Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Special Education (MRC).   The center expansion plan includes a five-year operational service contract renewal between ADEK and NECC. The center’s families have endorsed the renewal decision ......read more

    Modesh Scholarship Promotion Brings Happiness and AED450,000 in Cash Prizes to 18 Lucky Families This Dubai Summer Surprises

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2 September 2020:  The new academic year is underway across the UAE, but for 18 lucky families who were shopping during Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), the return to classes reveals another cause for celebration. This year’s edition of DSS saw the launch of the ultimate Back to School raffle – the Modesh Scholarship Promotion. Open to students of all ages and their families, the raffle saw a total of AED450,000 awarded to 18 shoppers, with each winner receiving AED25,000. To help ease the burden of paying for academic fees as well as shopping for Back to School essentials, the Modesh Scholarship Promotion was launched for the first time this DSS, and was open to residents and visitors who spent AED250 in malls across the city including: Mercato Mall, Town Centre Jumeirah, The Outlet Village, ......read more

    Other Top Stories from Education and Training
     
    HBMSU identifies strategic directions for 2021-2023 during the Board of Governors meeting

    Dhahi Khalfan: “We are continuing our efforts to enhance our readiness for the future by reshaping higher education according to innovative tools that keep pace with post-Corona requirements.” 14 November 2020 - In the presence of H.E Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai, and Chairman of HBMSU Board of Governors, the Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has laid its roadmap and identified its strategic priorities for the next three years. The move comes in line with the university’s commitment to the ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University to host virtual plenary sessions to celebrate World Quality Day 2020

    Showcasing its leading experiences as the ‘house of quality and excellence’ in spreading new knowledge and developing future models of excellence and quality Mansoor Al Awar: We continue to establish a culture of quality in education, health, environment and institutions as essential part of progress and development process 11 November 2020-  Considering quality as one of the most essential aspects of shaping the future, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has prepared an array of leading initiatives to celebrate the ‘World Quality Day 2020’ ......read more

    HBMSU in top three ‘Acting on Plastic' Universities Competition

    Al Awar: “Our learners have once again shown their strengths as trustworthy and responsible leaders of tomorrow.” 09 November  2020 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has earned a top place in the ‘Building the Change: Acting on Plastic Universities Competition’, an innovative initiative launched by Dubai Investments aimed at stimulating and employing innovation and creativity to promote wellbeing in society and protecting the environment in line with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). HBMSU came second among 19 most ......read more

    HBMSU and Alexandria University launch first-ever joint scientific degree ‘Master in Innovation and Change Management' in Egypt following smart learning model and approved by the Ministry of Higher Ed

    In an unprecedented achievement among universities in the UAE Dhahi Khalfan: "We congratulate the two leading universities for this new achievement which represents one of the real gains of the country’s leadership for valuing the role of education as we journey to the future with strength and confidence." Mansoor Al Awar: The achievement is a giant step that no university in the UAE has ever made and we are committed to sharing our pioneering experience in making a radical and positive change in the education system of the Arab world Hisham Jaber: “The new ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University shares smart learning experience at UNESCO's Mobile Learning Week 2020

    The UAE’s experience praised as an inspiring model for ensuring continuity of education during COVID-19 HBMSU Chancellor: ‘We continue to transform challenges into opportunities and reshape the future of learning using advanced technology’   Professor Moustafa Hassan highlights teachers’ role in addressing COVID-19 challenges and HBMSU’s efforts in the forefront of global competition 19 October 2020, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) joined prestigious international institutions at the UNESCO’s ‘Mobile Learning Week ......read more

    Mansoor Al Awar calls for investing in leadership and professional skills of teachers being the cornerstone of education in the future

    During participation in UNESCO’s celebration of ‘World Teachers’ Day’  HBMSU represents higher education institutions in the Arab world and participates in supporting international efforts to enhance the teaching profession Chancellor of HBMSU: "We are committed to developing new concepts to improve capabilities of educators and enable them to keep pace with and lead the change in the future.” 11 October 2020 – Representing higher education institutions in the Arab world, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has participated ......read more

    HBMSU takes part in Global Education Coalition meeting held at UN General Assembly in New York

    The university affirms support for implementation of enhanced education system during and beyond COVID-19 October 06, 2020 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) took part in a recent UNESCO virtual meeting of the Global Education Coalition, held on the sidelines of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 75) in New York. The event, “Education During Covid-19 and Beyond: The Global Education Coalition in Action” was hosted by the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay and brought together heads of states, ministers of education, members of the Coalition ......read more

    ‘Emirati Programmer – Summer 2020' celebrates graduates of cloud computing, IoT, and 3D printing programs

    Highlighting the success of its strong collaboration with global technology leaders Dhahi Khalfan: People of the UAE have the responsibility of promoting innovation and adoption of technological progress to advance the country’s transformation into a global incubator for exploring and building the future Mansoor Al Awar: The success of the ‘Emirati Programmer’ initiative affirms our belief that the role of youth in building the future depends on their ability to use technology and advanced sciences to achieve development goals September 23, 2020 - Under the ......read more

    HBMSU launches the new EduGame at the virtual ‘Annual Gathering 2020'

    H.E. Dr. Al Awar: ‘We will continue our efforts to reengineer learning for the empowerment of our learners as they drive development in  UAE’ HBMSU’s graduates reflect the five learning outcomes, namely Academic Excellence, Innovation and Analytical Skills, Passion for Knowledge, Effective Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills, and Pride in National Identity and a Sense of Belonging 16 September 2020 – The Learners Relationship Management Department (LRM) of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has welcomed the new learners for fall 2020 during its ......read more

    Bentley Systems Announces Availability of OpenGround Cloud to Increase the Value of Geotechnical Data

    New Cloud Service Assures Data Integrity for Geotechnical Information Management 13 September 2020 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced the availability of OpenGround Cloud, a new cloud service that enables geotechnical professionals to access reliable geotechnical data for better engineering decision support and to improve collaboration across the entire supply chain. OpenGround Cloud offers a complete solution for ......read more

    Mansoor Al Awar reiterates commitment to enhancing UAE's leading role as one of the most prepared countries for smart learning

    HBMSU welcomes learners with a series of virtual meetings   University marks the beginning of academic year 2020-21 12 September 2020- Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) marked the beginning of the academic year 2020-21 with a series of virtual introductory meetings chaired by His Excellency Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of HBMSU. The meetings were aimed at welcoming already existing learners and new comers to a new year of academic and scientific excellence. Al Awar underlined the way forward in harnessing smart technologies in service of smart learning, which ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Launched a Series of Free Community-Focused Initiatives

    The ‘Investing in our Community’ initiative delivers online support to teachers, working professionals, and high school students preparing for higher education   • Held during the month of July and August, the ‘Investing in our Community’ initiative delivered 80 workshops, attended virtually by 7,200 participants • It witnessed great interaction and vital participation receiving over 5,000 questions and 4,500 chat messages and reached a number of views through Facebook of over 55,000.      Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 01 ......read more

    Back to School: 6 Tips for Keeping Children Safe Online

    NordPass gives advice on keeping children safe online   United Arab Emirates,  September 01, 2020:  With the back to school season in full swing, the dangers of online hacks, scams, and cyberbullying increase. Today, children spend more time online than ever before. Most schools now require children to have their own laptops or tablets, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, when most schools chose remote teaching. However, few schools give clear instructions to children and parents about how to stay secure online.  NordPass has collected some tips and tricks ......read more

    Dubai Health Authority Discusses Back-to-school Health Tips '

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  September 01, 2020:  The Dubai Health Authority(DHA) highlighted back-to-school health tips and preventative precautions as children gear up for school.  Dr. Hend Al Awadhi, Head of Health Promotion and Education Section in the Dubai Health Authority's (DHA) Public Health Protection Department says, “In line with governmental guidelines, schools have adopted stringent precautionary measures to reduce the possibility of transmission of infection among students and to provide a safe and healthy educational environment. Parents also play ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Private Schools Welcome Return of Students as the new Academic Year 2020\2021 Begins

    United Arab Emirates,  September 01, 2020: It’s good to be back! Thousands of students have begun returning to school across Abu Dhabi for the start of the new academic year 2020/2021.  All private schools in the Emirate have reopened with one of the five models outlined in the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) Schools Reopening Policies and have implemented precautionary measures detailed in guidelines to ensure a safe return to class. Safety measures include: no more than 15 students in the same cluster; maintaining 1.5 meter social distancing ......read more

    NYU Abu Dhabi Alumna Awarded Prestigious Global Korea Scholarship

    - Class of 2020 alumna, Emma Kay Tocci, has been awarded the Global Korea Scholarship to study Korean and complete a Master’s degree in International Studies-   Abu Dhabi – August 30, 2020: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Class of 2020 alumna Emma Kay Tocci has been awarded the Global Korea Scholarship, a fully-funded program sponsored by the South Korean Ministry of Education. Tocci will travel to Daegu city to study language and culture for one year, before continuing to complete a master’s degree in Seoul.   NYUAD’s first GKS scholar, Tocci majored in ......read more

    Back To School – Children Nutrition By Dr. Nagwa Iskander Elkhouli, Specialist Pediatrician at Al Zahra Hospital Dubai

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 August 2020:  As the school start is drawing nearer it is important to think about the nutrition of our children to support their immunity decrease the chances of acquiring infections.    Here are some pointers parents should think about when planning their children’s diets to ensure balance.   1. Choose Protein – Protein are a great source of energy. Choose seafood (if your child is not allergic), lean meats and poultry, eggs or soy based products.    2. Fruit Vitamins & Natural Sugars ......read more

    The Education Affairs Office at the Crown Prince Court in Abu Dhabi Issues “Teaching in the United Arab Emirates: 10 Lessons From TALIS” Book to Drive a Positive Change in the Educ

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 26 August 2020:  The Education Affairs Office (EAO) at the Crown Prince Court in Abu Dhabi today launched “Teaching in the United Arab Emirates: 10 Lessons from TALIS” – a new book that provides teachers in the UAE with practical guidance as they support the nation’s youth and prepare them for the world. Published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the book builds on discussions from Qudwa 2019, a teachers’ forum organized by the Education Affairs Office of the Crown Prince Court of Abu ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University launches new first-of-its-kind learning model for undergraduate and postgraduate programs

    A smart learning reboot for the new semester Mansoor Al Awar: 'The blended delivery model is the yield of 18 years of continuous innovation in infrastructure ensuring comprehensive smart learning for future innovators.' Successful combination of synchronous and asynchronous learning signals a leap towards creating a generation that is technologically and scientifically qualified to lead progress and development. Accredited bachelors’, masters’ and doctoral degrees delivered with the blended smart learning model. Learning becomes anytime and anywhere starting from ......read more

    Over 10,000 Students to Participate in the First Online Arts & Science Exhibition at Gulf Medical University

    United Arab Emirates, 26 August 2020:  More than 10,000 students from various schools across the UAE are expected to participate in the 14th annual edition of the ‘Medical and Science Exhibition (MASE)’, the biggest inter-school medical and science exhibition in the country organized by Gulf Medical University (GMU). This will also be the first fully online edition of MASE, organized in conformity with the safety regulations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Participation is open to students of grades 10, 11 and 12; individuals as well as teams can participate. ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Launches New Concentrations for College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences

    • The new programs will provide foundations in Robotics and Automation, Industrial Mechatronics, and Media Production     Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—25 August 2020:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has announced three new concentrations in its College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences, set to launch in the upcoming semester. The new concentrations will provide a foundation in Industrial Mechatronics as part of the ABET-accredited Mechanical Engineering program, Robotics and Automation as part of its ABET-accredited Electrical Engineering ......read more

    Ministry of Education successfully concludes ‘Estedad' program for scientific research and entrepreneurship at HBMSU

    In line with initiatives aimed at equipping young generation with knowledge, research tools, and leadership skills Mansoor Al Awar: “We are committed to dedicating our knowledge, resources and accumulated experience to support the Ministry’s aspirations in line with the directives of HBMSU’s President to reengineer education as we gear up for the future.” August 24, 2020 - In a major contribution to support the Ministry of Education’s 2020 online academic activities for the summer, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has successfully completed two ......read more

    MBRU Joins UAE Ministry of Education's Estedad Program to Engage Future Healthcare Professionals

    Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty lead interactive sessions on diverse education and career opportunities in medicine and health sciences and network development   Dubai, August 17, 2020: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), has taken strides to engage healthcare professionals of the future by playing a leading role in the UAE Ministry of Education’s (MoE) Estedad program, a one-of-a-kind program that helps students transition from high school to university. The Estedad program aims to provide high ......read more

    International Baccalaureate May 2020 Results Update

    August 17, 2020:   Today, after careful deliberation, the IB will be making an adjustment to awarded results for the Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) May 2020 session, where applicable, using predicted grades and coursework (IA). Given the current unprecedented circumstances, using the IAs as the basis for awarding the updated grades provides an accurate and reliable reflection of an IB student’s performance. The IA grades are based on student coursework and assessed by trained independent IB examiners.     The IB confirms that no IB ......read more

    Emirates Talent Association and HBMSU partner with global technology pioneers to train youth in cloud computing, IoT, and 3D printing skills

    New programs and international partnerships to drive leadership for creative minds   H.E. Dhahi Khalfan: “Our collaboration with technology giants comes as part of our efforts to equip future leaders with knowledge and innovation.”  Mansoor Al Awar: “We continue to collaborate with AWS and Signify to further invest in young talents, our most important asset.”   August 15, 2020 - As part of its continuing efforts to establish a highly qualified generation of technology and knowledge pioneers, the Emirates Talent Association and Hamdan ......read more

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