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    GEMS FirstPoint School extends its Outstanding-rated Early Years Provision with Launch of Nursery

    • Brand-new, purpose-built nursery to open in time for start of new academic year • Provision will combine Reggio Emilia philosophy and British EYFS curriculum • Families can choose from a variety of flexible options to suit their requirements     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Toddlers as young as two years old will be welcomed by the Early Years team at GEMS FirstPoint School (FPS) come September, when the Dubai-based British curriculum through-school opens its brand-new nursery provision in time for the start of the 2023-24 academic year.   Led by a combination of the Reggio Emilia philosophy and the British Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum, the purpose-built FPS Nursery with a capacity for 36 children will provide a safe and nurturing environment for children to take risks, more

    ADU Signs MoU with Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women & Children

    • Through this MoU, ADU and Danat Al Emarat Hospital will exchange knowledge and expertise to equip students with valuable skills and enhance their employability prospects   UAE, Abu Dhabi, 31 May 2023: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) commitment to providing students with a well-rounded educational experience, ADU and Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the University’s College of Health Sciences in enhancing the training programs in the field of health sciences as well as the students’ employability.   The MoU aims to facilitate student placements, offer training programs and enable the exchange of expertise. It will also provide the students with the opportunity to gain practical experience and industry exposure at more

    Qatari High School Students Win WCM-Q Healing Hands Essay Contest

    Doha – May 31, 2023: Four Qatari high school students have won two-week scholarship experiences in the annual Healing Hands essay competition of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q). Students Fatma Mohammed Al-Abdulla (Qatar Academy Al Wakra); Khalid Abdulrahman Al-Nabti (Qatar Academy Doha); Noora Abdulrahman Al Thani (Qatar Academy Doha); and Sultan Al-Malki (Qatar Science and Technology Secondary School for Boys) were judged to have written the best 800-word essays on the topic of regenerative medicine.  Each of the four winners will receive the WCM-Q Doctors of the Future Summer Scholarship award, which allows them to travel on an educational trip to the US to spend one week at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City and one week at Cornell University in Ithaca, upstate New York. A further 14 students were awarded more

    GEMS Education Launches The Alternative Alphabet, Empowering Teens to discuss Mental Health

    • GEMS partners with UAE-based Thrive to encourage open, safe discussions • Alternative Alphabet builds understanding of language around mental health • 7 in 10 teens won’t talk to peers about mental health, GEMS research indicates • 73% of respondents believe more needs to be done to support their wellbeing   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education, one of the world’s largest private K-12 education providers, has joined forces with Thrive Wellbeing Centre by Dr Sarah Rasmi to introduce a free mental health tool called The Alternative Alphabet, which aims to empower young people with an understanding of the language around mental health.   The Alternative Alphabet is backed by a GEMS Education survey of 4,500 UAE-based students aged 10-18 years that shows 42 per cent more

    Glendale International School to Offer Quality British Education in Dubai on Affordable Basis

     School to offer GCSE Curriculum, will commence academic sessions for Foundation Stage to Year 6 from Sept, 2023.   New school is an initiative of Singapore based Global Schools Foundation (GSF) whose mission is to expand quality education around the world   Singapore-based Global Schools Foundation (GSF) has announced the launch of Glendale International School which will provide quality British Curriculum to students in Dubai. The school is conveniently located in Oud Metha and is expected to start its first academic session from Sept 2023.    The new Glendale International School will follow an enriched approach to British education offering National Curriculum for England (NCfE) for students from Foundation Stage 1 to Year 13. Focused on well-being and diversity, the school aims to more

    Abu Dhabi University concludes the 4th ADU-ASU Research Forum 2023

    Under the theme of: Concrete in hot weather, building for tomorrow, innovations in sustainable design and 3D printing of smart construction    • The event was sponsored by several international and national industrial companies including: Schwarzwälder Textil-Werke Heinrich Kautzmann GmbH (STW) Germany, KTI Plersch Kältetechnik, Germany, VIP-Various Ice Product (UAE) and Transgulf Readymix Concrete (UAE)   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 29 May 2023: Building on the success of the three previous editions, Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Engineering (CoE) hosted the 4th ADU-ASU Research Forum 2023, under the theme of ‘Concrete in Hot Weather: Building for Tomorrow, Innovations in Sustainable Design and 3D Printing for Smart Construction,’ in collaboration with School of Sustainable more

    Education Above All Foundation Emphasises the Urgent Need for Innovation in the Face of Numerous and Complex Barriers to Quality Primary Education

    May 27, 2023 (Doha, Qatar) – The global education foundation, Education Above All (EAA) through its Educate A Child (EAC) programme, held a session at the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) with the Global Education Forum (GEF) in Columbia to discuss the role of innovation in enhancing education outcomes for formerly out of school children enrolled through EAC projects at the primary level. The session was moderated by Mary Joy Pigozzi, PhD., Executive Director of EAA’s Educate A Child programme, and included by H.E. Ms Alcira Sosa, the Vice-Minister of Basic Education for Paraguay, through an audience address exploring Paraguay's context, Ministry of Education strategy, and pedagogical development.  Following the keynote, a sequence of presentations showcased various innovative pedagogical advancements more

    Emirates Literature Foundation and National Library and Archives Forge Dynamic Partnership to Promote Cultural Program

    26, May 2023, UAE: Emirates Literature Foundation and National Library and Archives have joined forces to announce an exciting new partnership that aims to foster cultural engagement and exploration. Under this collaboration, the Emirates Literature Foundation will curate a captivating cultural programme for the National Library and Archives, providing a unique and enriching experience for visitors. The partnership was officially unveiled yesterday at the National Library and Archives stand during the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair at a meeting between Ahlam Bolooki, CEO of the Emirates Literature Foundation, and HE Abdullah Majid Al Ali, Director General of the National Library and Archives. The partnership entails a series of events encompassing discussion on a diverse range of topics, stimulating dialogue and exploration of more

    NYU Abu Dhabi's Al Mawrid Arab Center for the Study of Art Announces Book Launch for its Inaugural Arab Art Archive Publication

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 23, 2023: al Mawrid Arab Center for the Study of Art at NYU Abu Dhabi will launch its inaugural Arab art archive publication, Story of Water and Fire, on May 24 at 421, and May 25 at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. Authored by poet and art critic May Muzaffar, this publication is a captivating account of the life of two prominent figures in the Iraqi art scene, Muzaffar and artist Rafa Nasiri. Through vivid descriptions and rarely-seen photographs, this book offers a glimpse into the social and artistic milieu of Baghdad from the 1960s to the 1990s, as well as the couple’s travels during this period and their years of exile in Amman and Manama. This book is the English translation of the original Arabic version and is co-published by al Mawrid Arab Center for the Study of Art and German book publisher, more

    Education Above All Foundation Expresses Concern Over Impact of Sudan Conflict on Education

    May 22, 2023 (Doha, Qatar) – The Education Above All (EAA) Foundation expresses its deep concern over the ongoing conflict in Sudan and its detrimental impact on access to education for thousands of children. EAA calls on the international community to unite in their efforts to safeguard educational institutions, students, and teachers during these challenging times, ensuring the fundamental human right to a safe and quality education is upheld. The escalating conflict in Sudan has disrupted the education of countless children, putting their futures at risk. It is crucial for all parties involved to prioritize the safety and well-being of children, as well as respect the sanctity of educational spaces. Maleiha Malik, Executive Director of Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC) at EAA, commented: "The current more

    GEMS Education Schools in Sharjah Achieve Top Ratings in SPEA School Reviews

    • GEMS Millennium School leads way as sole ‘Outstanding’ school in Sharjah • GEMS Cambridge International School rated ‘Very Good’ in inaugural review • Remaining GEMS schools in Sharjah maintain ‘Very Good’ and ‘Good’ ratings   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education yesterday celebrated the top ratings of its schools in Sharjah following the latest round of school performance reviews conducted by Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA).   Setting a benchmark for educational excellence in the Emirate, the schools’ achievements were celebrated in an award ceremony held at Sharjah University City Hall. In attendance were His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah; HE Dr more

    WCM-Q Workshop Discusses Peripartum Disorders

    Doha – May 21, 2023: Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) held a two-day workshop to help healthcare professionals better diagnose and manage peripartum disorders. The workshop comes as part of the “Back to Basics for Clinicians Series.” Titled “Peripartum Depression, Anxiety and Psychosis: An Outlook on Diagnosis and Management,” the workshop was designed to enable participants to recognize the risks posed by untreated peripartum disorders, demonstrate an understanding of how to identify and evaluate peripartum psychiatric illnesses, formulate a treatment plan for the management of these illnesses, and describe the intersection between psychosocial factors and peripartum psychiatric illnesses. The workshop was held both online and in-person and was aimed at physicians, allied health practitioners, more

    Al Futtaim Education Foundation, ODE Systems Organise Workshop to Empower Future Industry Leaders

    DUBAI, UAE — May 22, 2023 — The Al Futtaim Education Foundation (AFEF) made a significant stride in its ongoing commitment to student empowerment by hosting a unique Decision-Making Training Workshop at Deira International School (DIS). Leading the two-day workshop sessions on May 16th and 17th was Mr. Gordian Overschmidt, the CEO of ODE Systems. This one-of-a-kind workshop is part of AFEF's broad strategy to equip its students with crucial skills for the future and expand their understanding of the impact their decisions can make. The workshop was held at The Loft, a state-of-the-art facility within Deira International School in Festival City, Dubai. "Developing decision-making capabilities is an integral part of preparing our students for the dynamic world we live in," said Mr. Gordian Overschmidt. more

    Education Above All Foundation hosted the 2023 iEARN-Qatar Open House

    May 20, 2023 (Doha, Qatar) –Education Above All Foundation’s programme, Reach Out to Asia, held the annual exhibition of school projects as part of the International Education and Resource Network (iEARN)-Qatar program. The 2023 iEARN-Qatar Open House was held on 18th of May at The Fourth Assalam school showcasing projects from Qatar, as well as from Jordan, Lebanon, and Yemen who joined virtually. This event provided an excellent opportunity for students and teachers to present their hard work and accomplishments from the 2022-2023 school year, as well as to highlight their iEARN projects. The event was attended by Ministry of Education representatives, Mr. Ali Abdul Razzaq Al Marafi, Secretary General of the Qatar National Committee for Education, Culture and Science, Mr. Abdulla Al Abdulla, Executive Director of ROTA more

    NYU Abu Dhabi Researcher Contributes to the Discovery of an Earth-Sized Exoplanet in the Habitable Zone with Volcanic Activity

    The planet, named LP 791-18 d, was located and observed using data from NASA’s Tess satellite and the Spitzer Space Telescope. Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 18, 2023: – A team of scientists led by researchers at the University of Montreal has recently discovered an Earth-sized exoplanet, a world beyond our solar system, that may be carpeted with volcanoes and potentially hospitable to life. Called LP 791-18 d, the planet could undergo volcanic outbursts as often as Jupiter’s moon Io, the most volcanically active body in our solar system. The team includes Mohamad Ali-Dib, a research scientist at the NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Center for Astro, Particle, and Planetary Physics. The planet was found and studied using data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), the Spitzer Space Telescope, as well as a more

    GEMS Wellington Students Dazzle with Stars from London's West End at Performing Arts Gala

    • Gala featured five stars from musicals such as Wicked and Dear Evan Hansen • 200 students, 50 staff from three GEMS Wellington schools performed in gala • Event displayed strength and breadth of performing arts talent across schools   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis played host to a glittering Performing Arts Gala that saw students and teachers perform alongside professional singers and actors from London’s West End.    Featuring talented performers of all ages from GEMS Wellington International School, GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail, and GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis, the gala was a celebration of the three schools’ talent and commitment to the arts.   The Gala featured a total of 200 students and more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library displays rare Collectibles at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

    United Arab Emirates, Dubai; May 17, 2023:  As part of its participation in the 32nd edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), to be held from 22 to 28 May 2023 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), the Mohammed bin Rashid Library (MBRL) will be showcasing 18 rare items from its Treasures of The Library Exhibition and the Special Collections, for the first time outside its premises. “Being one of the most prominent regional and international book fairs and cultural events, ADIBF offers a dynamic platform for publishers, writers, and readers to engage and exchange ideas and information. The event plays a pivotal role in bridging the gaps and encouraging dialogues between cultures, as a testament of the UAE's commitment to promoting reading and learning, while providing access to knowledge more

    WCM-Q Alumnus Wins Prestigious Research Award for the Second Time

    Doha – May 15, 2023: Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) alumnus Dr. Sadeer Al-Kindi has won the coveted American College of Cardiology (ACC) Young Investigator Award for the second time.  Dr. Al-Kindi, who graduated from WCM-Q in 2013, won first prize in the clinical investigation category of the annual ACC awards for his research, which largely focuses on how environmental and socioeconomic factors impact heart health. The award was presented at the annual meeting of ACC in New Orleans. Dr. Al-Kindi also won the Young Investigator Award in 2020.  After graduation, Dr. Al-Kindi completed his internal medicine residency, cardiology fellowship and one-year advanced cardiac imaging program at University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where he now holds the positions of attending more

    WCM-Q Supports High School Students Pursuing a Career in Medicine

    Doha – May 14, 2023: Forty-four high school students from 18 schools successfully completed the yearlong Qatar Aspiring Doctors Program (QADP), which was organized by the Office of Student Outreach & Educational Development at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q).  The academic program is aimed at high school students from grades 10, 11, and 12, who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine and have demonstrated excellence, particularly in the sciences and mathematics, with priority given to national students. To participate in the program, students must be nominated by their high school counselor. To ensure that students are well-prepared for the pre-medical curriculum, the QADP offers advanced tuition in the physical sciences, biology, research skills, and English for academic purposes. The course instruction more

    Abu Dhabi University Hosts the Third Edition of its Annual Career Fair

    • The event witnessed an attendance of over 750 current and graduate students and 55 organizations from the public and private sectors.   UAE, Abu Dhabi, 11 May 2023: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) ongoing efforts to provide students with a well-rounded educational experience, ADU hosted the third annual career fair to allow current students and alumni to discover employment and internship opportunities in their fields. Organized by ADU’s Employability and Alumni Relations office, the career fair seeks to assist students and alumni in achieving their career goals by preparing them for the future career market by connecting with industry leaders and professionals.    The career fair serves as a testament to the University's strategic goals and objectives, which are centered on more

    NYU Abu Dhabi Announces Winners of The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award 2023

    The winning submission, Shaheeq, is inspired by the UAE’s mangrove trees and their ability to inspire hope and practical solutions to the climate crisis Abu Dhabi, May 10, 2023: Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan Al Nahyan, NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), in partnership with Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF), has announced the winners of the eleventh edition of The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award 2023.  The winning artists are NYUAD graduate Vivi Zhu, a Chinese-born award-winning documentary filmmaker, artist, and social entrepreneur whose interest lies in discovering and telling microcosmic stories that reflect bigger social-political pictures; University of Sharjah graduate Hala El Abora, a Palestinian Jordanian artist living and working in Dubai, whose practice is driven by her more

    Dubai Esports and Games Festival (DEF) Launches Education through Gaming Initiative with the Def Minecraft Education Challenge for UAE Schools

    DEF Inspires and Engages UAE Students with STEM Learning and Promotes Gaming and Esports as a Viable Education Enhancement Platform and Employment Channel   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 10 May, 2023: Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) is delighted to announce the launch of a groundbreaking new initiative that will bring new ways of connecting and engaging pupils across a range of educationally important topics in the United Arab Emirates. The Minecraft Education Challenge, the ‘Education through Gaming’ initiative by Dubai Esports and Games Festival (DEF), is set to inspire and engage UAE students by offering a fun and innovative approach to education.    To be held at the Dubai Exhibition Centre, World Expo from 21 to 25 June, students can attend education days on 21 and 22 more

    Special Olympics UAE Signs an MoU with GEMS Education as an Official Partner to Promote Inclusion in School Communities

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 9, 2023: Special Olympics UAE has signed a memorandum of understanding with GEMS Education during a Unified Badminton event held at GEMS Wellington Academy School - Silicon Oasis. Fatma Mohamed, Head of Strategy and Projects, signed The MoU for Special Olympics UAE and Zafar Raja, Chief Operating Officer, authorized it for GEMS Education.  Aimed towards progressing the concept of inclusion across school communities, the MoU comprises various areas of collaboration, based on the Unified Champion Schools program model, which acts as a catalyst for People of Determination with intellectual and developmental disabilities, in mainstream education, to be included with their peers in schools.   In line with this MoU, GEMS Education will be appointed as an Official Partner for the more

    Abu Dhabi University Concludes the Fourth National Public Speaking Competition

    • The competition witnessed the participation of 350 students from 68 private and public schools    UAE, Abu Dhabi, 09 May 2023: Abu Dhabi University (ADU), Al Ain Campus concludes the fourth National Public Speaking Competition in partnership with Liwa International School – Falaj Hazza to showcase and strengthen middle and high school students’ communication and public-speaking skills. The concept of the Competition is the brainchild of Ms. Amal Sharitti, a veteran English teacher at the Liwa School – Falaj Hazza in Al Ain, who has been organizing the Competition for the past few years. This Competition is a matter of pride for both institutions being one of the only two national public-speaking competitions in the UAE, which comes in line with ADU’s commitment to provide students with a more

    Groundbreaking Partnership Between PowerSchool and Board Middle East to Accelerate Digital Transformation for Qatar Education Leaders

    • PowerSchool’s partnership with Board Middle East to serve nearly eight million students across Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait, with plans to serve more than 750,000 within the next 12 months • Educators and students across the GCC region will have access to innovative and mission-critical solutions    Qatar- May 9, 2023 – PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced a partnership with Board Middle East (BME), aimed at serving educators and nearly eight million students enrolled across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait, with plans to serve more than 750,000 students across these countries in the next 12 months. Following PowerSchool opening its MEA Office in Dubai this month, the new partnership further more

    Carnegie Mellon Qatar Celebrates 104 new Graduates'

    Doha, Qatar, 8 May 2023- Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, celebrated the graduation of 104 students at a ceremony in Education City. The graduates received their diplomas in front of faculty, family, friends, alumni, and special guests. The Class of 2023 includes graduates from 32 countries, including more than 30 Qatari nationals. Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, addressed the graduates: “Class of 2023, the world will continue to change in unexpected ways, but you know how to face change and drive progress in a way that will make the world a better place.”  “I am honored to be here tonight to celebrate this milestone with you. And remember that you will always have a home here at Carnegie Mellon.” The president of Carnegie Mellon University, Farnam more

    Carnegie Mellon Qatar Celebrates 104 New Graduates

    Doha, Qatar, 8 May 2023- Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, celebrated the graduation of 104 students at a ceremony in Education City. The graduates received their diplomas in front of faculty, family, friends, alumni, and special guests. The Class of 2023 includes graduates from 32 countries, including more than 30 Qatari nationals. Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, addressed the graduates: “Class of 2023, the world will continue to change in unexpected ways, but you know how to face change and drive progress in a way that will make the world a better place.”  “I am honored to be here tonight to celebrate this milestone with you. And remember that you will always have a home here at Carnegie Mellon.” The president of Carnegie Mellon University, Farnam more

    Northview International School, Doha Admissions is Open for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 7 Students'

    This leading international American school offers state-of-the-art facilities and a comprehensive curriculum which empowers students to develop critical thinking skills, creativity, and a passion for lifelong learning. Children will have a chance to unlock their full potential within a reasonable fee structure, with the support of an experienced team focused on the holistic development of every individual child. Doha, Qatar – 16 April 2023: Northview International School, a vibrant school by Artemis Education Group of Schools, is now accepting registration for the academic year 2023-2024 for students of Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 7. Our school offers an internationally recognized and certified American curriculum at a mid-fee, allowing increased access to outstanding education for more families while focusing on more

    ADEK Introduces First-ever National Identity mark for Abu Dhabi Private Schools

    • Inspection framework will provide parents with full visibility on quality of education related to UAE’s traditions, customs, and values  • Ratings system will be across four-level continuum – Outstanding, Good, Acceptable, and Weak – with Phase 1 ratings set to be announced at end of current academic year • Transparent assessment framework on schools’ abilities to instill deep-rooted understanding of national identity will cover Culture, Values, and Citizenship    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 5 May 2023: In-line with its ongoing commitment to boost school transparency and empower parents to select the ideal school environments for their children, Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has today introduced the UAE’s first National Identity Mark – an annual more

    Research to Improve Accessibility of Recombinant Proteins Wins Top Carnegie Mellon Qatar Awar

    A research project into an accessible way to make recombinant proteins won the top prize at Meeting of the Minds 2023. The annual research symposium showcases student work at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university. The project was conducted by Martin Minenhle Sikhondze, a graduating student at CMU-Q, with faculty advisors Ihab Younis, Mazen Sidani, and Ravichandra Bachu.  Recombinant proteins are used in a number of therapeutic applications, including the treatment of diabetes, cancer, infectious diseases, hemophilia, and anemia. Sikhondze’s research could make producing these proteins more accessible for developing countries with limited resources for health care. Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, said: “At Carnegie Mellon, our mission is to investigate questions that will more

    NYU Abu Dhabi Annual Inclusion Conference Brings Together Diverse Perspectives to Address Inclusion in Education

     The conference acts as a platform for sharing knowledge and experience from multiple perspectives and seeks to advance inclusion within educational settings in the UAE   Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 3, 2023: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) in collaboration with Special Olympics UAE and the Applied & Behavioral Training Institute (ABTI) will host the Annual Inclusion Conference on Sunday, May 7 at the NYUAD Conference Center. The conference, formerly known as the Autism Inclusion Conference, is open to the public and brings together families, caregivers, educators, leading professionals, and community members interested in inclusive education for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD).   The theme of this year’s conference is advancing inclusion within educational settings in the UAE and its more

    NYU Abu Dhabi Study Identifies Brain Structures that Underlie Sight Recovery in Blind Teenagers

    Fast facts:  Congenital cataracts are the leading cause of treatable blindness in children worldwide. In nations where the surgery is widely available, surgery occurs during infancy and there is a good prognosis for the recovery of visual function.   It is widely accepted that the window for surgical intervention for congenital cataracts closes by the time a child reaches the ages of six to eight years old, as that is a critical period for visual brain development. Restoration of the visual input later in life is generally thought to have limited benefit because the brain will lack sufficient plasticity to adapt to and utilize input from the eyes.   Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 2, 2023: A team of NYU Abu Dhabi researchers, led by Bas Rokers, director of the NYUAD Neuroimaging Center, studied the changes in the more

    WCM-Q Alum Awarded Prestigious Research Grant

    Doha – May 2, 2023: A Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) alumnus has been awarded a grant by a leading pharmaceutical company for a research project to investigate the impact of an anti-COVID drug on recipients of organ transplants.  Dr. Ayman Al Jurdi, who graduated from WCM-Q in 2015, is currently a transplant nephrology fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), one of the most highly ranked healthcare institutions in the US. His principal clinical and research interests are prevention of infections in immunocompromised kidney transplant patients, treatment of antibody-mediated rejection in kidney transplant patients, and treatment of antibody-mediated diseases of the glomeruli, clusters of tiny blood vessels within the kidneys where blood is filtered to extract waste for excretion. Dr. Al Jurdi received the more

    Applications are now open for WCM-Q Biomedical Research Training Program for Nationals

    Doha – May 1, 2023: Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Research Division is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the Biomedical Research Training Program for Nationals 2023. The highly coveted program is designed to give Qatari nationals and long-term residents of Qatar who have recently graduated from college the opportunity to acquire fundamental research skills and experience to help them kick-start successful careers in biomedical research. The training program was first launched in 2011 and has successfully been running for over 10 cycles. For the coming cycle, it is scheduled to run from September 3, 2023 to June 27, 2024. The trainees will undergo a ten-month dual-modality training program with four months of in-class learning consisting of training in data analysis, clinical research, more

    Yas in Schools Begins Countdown to F1 in Schools National Finals with Launch of Online Programmes

    Teams from schools across the UAE will use their STEM skills to develop their own F1 team brand and model racing car for a chance to compete in F1 in Schools National Finals in June   More than 21,000 students across the country currently enrolled for the 2022-2023 season in a historic year for the programme    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 28 April 2023: Yas in Schools, presented by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has officially launched its online F1 in Schools programme for students across the Emirates, as teams across the country prepare to compete in the Yas in Schools National Finals 2023, set to take place at Yas Marina Circuit in June.   Now in its 14th year, Yas in Schools is a youth-focused, nationwide initiative offering schools a pathway into project-based STEM learning programmes, providing more

    Find the Right Book to ‘Train your Brain' with Literary Giants from 11 Countries around the Globe

    With a star-studded lineup of international authors, Sharjah Children's Reading Festival  promises to captivate children and young adults alike Sharjah, April 24, 2023 Once again, the top brass of children’s and young adult literature from the region and around the world are coming together to inculcate a love for the written word amongst the young generations at the hugely anticipated 14th edition of the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival (SCRF) from May 3-14 in Expo Centre Sharjah.  Organised by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), the 12-day cultural festival is themed ‘Train your Brain’, and the international author lineup at the event reflects on the theme’s mission of not just stimulating young minds with quality literature but also inculcating wellness practices and developing more

    Wisdom Speaks: Japanese Programme Embraces Cultural Exchange and Understanding at House of Wisdom

    Sharjah, April 19, 2023:  The House of Wisdom (HoW) in Sharjah concluded an educationally stimulating language programme, ‘Wisdom Speaks: Japanese,’ aimed at broadening knowledge and forging deeper connections with Japanese culture. This visionary programme, which was held over the span of 10 weeks ending in April, sought to introduce children and adults to the language, arts, and traditions of Japan, and expand their cultural horizons. Held in collaboration with Eton Institute, the immersive programme featured cultural performances, educational workshops, and language classes that enabled a deep understanding of the Japanese customs, traditions, and arts. Participants had the opportunity to learn the Japanese language, study the unique writing systems of Hiragana and Katakana, and engage in basic conversation more

    GEMS Metropole School Celebrates Cultural Diversity and Tolerance with Interfaith Iftar

    • Iftar brings together religious leaders, students, parents of different faiths • Students play leading role in event to foster cross-cultural understanding • Event intended to promote interfaith harmony towards brighter future for all   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Metropole School – Motor City recently hosted an iftar that brought together religious leaders and 700 students, parents, teachers and community members from different faiths to celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan and promote interfaith harmony, tolerance, and cultural diversity.   The interfaith iftar aligns with the year-round learning experience of the school’s students by providing them with a unique opportunity to engage in experiential learning, develop cross-cultural competence, strengthen their social and more

    New Students Explore Carnegie Mellon Qatar at Welcome Event

    Newly admitted students to Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) gathered to explore their majors, meet their professors and current students, and learn more about student life. CMU-Q is a Qatar Foundation partner university. Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, is looking forward to the new class starting their studies in August. “This year was our most competitive admission cycle in campus history. The new students are exceptionally talented, and I know I speak for everybody at CMU-Q when I congratulate them on their admission to our campus.” The application numbers at CMU-Q rose by 45% for the class starting in August 2023. The admitted class includes many students who have won notable national awards, and a number are considered among the very best students in their respective countries.  The admitted more

    Northview International School, Doha Admissions is Open for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 7 Students

    This leading international American school offers state-of-the-art facilities and a comprehensive curriculum which empowers students to develop critical thinking skills, creativity, and a passion for lifelong learning. Children will have a chance to unlock their full potential within a reasonable fee structure, with the support of an experienced team focused on the holistic development of every individual child. Doha, Qatar – 16 April 2023: Northview International School, a vibrant school by Artemis Education Group of Schools, is now accepting registration for the academic year 2023-2024 for students of Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 7. Our school offers an internationally recognized and certified American curriculum at a mid-fee, allowing increased access to outstanding education for more families while focusing on universal more

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    Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy signs MoU with Geneva Centre for Security Policy

    The MoU aims at fortifying bilateral ties following the success of the PIN Conference Abu Dhabi, May 25, 2023, Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Geneva Centre for Security Policy, to solidify its partnership following the success of Processes of International Negotiation (PIN) Conference, which was held for the first time in Abu Dhabi from May 22, 2023 till May 24, 2023. The MoU was signed on May 25, 2023, by His Excellency Nickolay Mladenov, Director General of AGDA and Ambassador Thomas Greminger, Director of the Geneva Centre for more

    MBRF organizes ‘The Reader and the Arabic Fiction' session to review shortlisted novels for IPAF 2023

    In collaboration with Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation 22 May 2023 - The ‘Knowledge Lounge,’ one of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) initiatives, held an interactive session titled ‘The Reader and the Arabic Fiction,’ in collaboration with the Sultan bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation, to review and discuss the Arabic novels that were shortlisted for the ‘International Prize for Arabic Fiction’ (IPAF). This session comes as part of the MBRF’s efforts to advance the knowledge movement in the UAE and more

    H.E. Mattar Al Tayer heads first meeting of HBMSU Board of Governors

    Expressing his gratitude to Dubai Crown Prince for his confidence in council members Dubai, May 22, 2023- His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of Board of Governors of Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), presided over the first meeting of the new Board of Governors, in the presence of Their Excellencies, members of the board. At the outset of the meeting, His Excellency expressed his profound gratitude and appreciation to His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of HBMSU, for his invaluable trust in appointing the more

    HBMSU and GCAA discuss developing and expanding bilateral partnership

    Dubai, May 09, 2023 - His Excellency Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), welcomed a delegation from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) led by His Excellency Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the GCAA, during a visit to the HBMSU’s headquarters. Both parties explored avenues for the development and expansion of partnerships that pave the way to innovation and excellence, further enhancing productivity. His Excellency Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, said: “We at HBMSU, are delighted to expand our collaboration with the more

    HBMSU welcomes delegation from Galala University to explore collaboration and partnership prospects

    Dubai, May 04, 2023 – His Excellency Dr. Mansoor Alwar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, welcomed a high-level delegation from the Galala University in Egypt, at the HBMSU’s headquarters to explore innovative avenues for collaboration within the education ecosystem at both regional and international levels. The delegation included Dr. Mohamed El-Shinawi, Acting President of Galala University, Dr. Rana Zeidan, Secretary General of Galala University, Dr. Ahmed Hanno, Vice President for Student Affairs at the university and HBMSU’s administrative and faculty more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University receives new admissions for the summer and fall semesters for new learners

    Dubai, April 24, 2023: Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has opened early registration for the summer and fall semesters for new students for the academic year 2023-2024. The university is currently accepting applications for enrolment in its various colleges and programs, offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees to both domestic and international students. Aligned with the objectives of the UAE’s 'We the UAE 2031' vision to ensure the development of quality education and empower generations of scientific competencies to advance development more

    Universities Climate Network Launched to Support Youth-Focused Objectives of COP28 UAE

     The Universities Climate Network (UCN), comprising UAE-based universities and higher education institutions will facilitate dialogues, workshops, public events, and youth participation in the lead up to COP28 UAE  The UCN’s inaugural activation, Ramadan Talks, discusses the importance of climate change in the local and global contexts    Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 14, 2023: Aimed at encouraging youth engagement in the United Arab Emirates in the lead up to COP28, the Universities Climate Network (UCN), which is chaired by NYU Abu Dhabi, is comprised of 12 more

    Ramadan brings HBMSU learners together with the senior citizens

    Dubai, 11 April 2023: In keeping with the spirit of Ramadan and Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)'s range of CSR initiatives, the Department of General Education at the university organized a visit to the Elderly Care Home in the Department of Social Services in Sharjah as part of the " Khattar Al-Dar " initiative. The visit came to reinforce the strategic direction of embedding learning for skills in the academic programs offered by the university. Dr. Shatha Hawarna, Director of General Education at HBMSU, underscored the significance of these activities that more

    The World's Largest Book Sale Comes to Dubai: Big Bad Wolf Books Returns for Another Exciting Year

    ~7th of April to 16th of April 2023~ 30th  March 2023, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Book lovers in Dubai will be happy to learn that their favourite Book sale, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is returning to Dubai from the 7th of April for 10 days!  Reading enthusiasts will be able to choose from over a million books from all genres. With prices starting as low as AED 2, the Book Sale gives unbelievable discounts of over 75%. Located at Sound Stages in Dubai Studio City, the Sale has free entry and will be open daily from 9 AM to 2 AM., making it the perfect opportunity for more

    UAE Youth Climate Delegates Unite to Make COP28 the Most Youthful and Inclusive Yet

    Dubai, UAE, 5th of April – The United Arab Emirates’ Youth Climate Delegates have concluded their first official meeting at Dubai Youth Hub. This meeting marked a significant milestone for youth involvement in COP28, as key stakeholders in the UAE's youth and climate space came together to collaborate with the delegates and engage them in activities leading up to COP28.   The delegates engaged in extensive discussions on practical solutions to engage and involve youth in the climate conversation, and planned their activities for the road ahead, in collaboration with more

    ADCMC signs MoU with United Arab Emirates University

    To boost the exchange of experiences and knowledge in support of national efforts to improve the emergencies, crises, and disasters response system in Abu Dhabi   3 April 2023, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Emergencies, Crisis and Disaster Management Centre - Abu Dhabi (ADCMC) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU). The aim of the MoU is establish cooperation and boost the exchange of experiences and knowledge in support of the national efforts to improve the emergencies, crises, and disasters response system in Abu more

    Dubai College of Tourism launches ‘Autism and Sensory Awareness Course' on Dubai way Platform Coinciding with World Autism Awareness Day

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 01 April 2023: Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), part of Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism has launched the ‘Autism and Sensory Awareness’ course within the Dubai Way training platform. The training course builds upon the ‘Inclusive Service’ training and ‘Dubai Way’ courses, ensuring that the tourist-facing workforce provides visitors with the highest standard of service when visiting Dubai. The course supports Dubai College of Tourism’s aim to secure Dubai’s position as a ‘certified autism more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Launches the ‘A World Reads' Initiative to Support and Enrich Libraries across the UAE

    Dubai, UAE; 31 March 2023:  In line with its vision to ignite passion for knowledge among future generations, and in conjunction with the UAE Reading Month, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) launched ‘A World Reads’ initiative, in collaboration with local publishers, special-publication institutions, and a select group of authors and writers, to support and enrich school libraries, government departments, Readers' clubs, and cafes,  “At MBRL, we believe in the importance of providing diverse resources of knowledge to all individuals everywhere to enhance more

    NYUAD Researchers Create New Photographic Mars Map with Observations Made by the Emirates Mars Mission

    The Mars Map displays high-resolution images of the Red Planet through the lens of the UAE’s own Hope probe, and showcases the huge scientific advances made by the UAE Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 30, 2023: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) group leader and research scientist Dimitra Atri from the Center for Space Science and his team have created a never-seen-before map of Mars, using images exclusively created from the Emirates Exploration Imager (EXI).  The EXI is a state-of-the-art imaging system on-board the Emirates Mars Mission (EMM), also known as Hope or Al-Amal, which is currently more

    KHDA Director General Inaugurates the Newest Branch of British Orchard Nursery at DIP Green Community

    The largest preschool chain also opened a campus in Sharjah’s Nasma Community with SPEA leaders inaugurating the campus British Orchard Nursery chain promotes large and sustainable nursery buildings, many of its facilities powered by solar panels and conservation systems to provide clean energy   30 March 2023; Dubai, UAE: The newest facility of British Orchard Nursery (BON), the latest branch at DIP, was officially inaugurated by H.E. Dr. Abdulla Al Karam, Director General of KHDA, in the presence of notable dignitaries from various other government departments of more

    Ableinitiative by Aryaman Arora

    Dubai: A 17-year-old boy in Dubai has turned an entrepreneur by launching a startup Aryaman Arora a student at Dubai College, has founded create products that cure the climate problem and makes aids that uplift the differently abled community. A passionate designer, Aryaman believes that small sustainable products, can uplift the environment he lives in. Aryaman has made prototypes of measuring spoons for the blind, he has made padlock engraved with braille, he has created OSB chair made up of waste palm tree chips compressed and glued more

    Zayed University Launches UAE's First Master of Science in Counselling Psychology Program to Address Adult Mental Health Challenges

    Zayed University Launches UAE’s First Master of Science in Counselling Psychology Program to Address Adult Mental Health Challenges Program aligns with UAE Government goals to improve mental health Students will experience mix of theory and on-the-job learning Applications now open for first students to start in Fall 2023 Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 28 March 2023 – Zayed University is pleased to announce the launch of the first Master of Science in Counselling Psychology program in the UAE, designed to equip graduates with the skills and knowledge more

    Expand Your Horizons: House of Wisdom's Annual Membership for Unlimited Learning

    12-month standard and premium packages on offer by Sharjah’s iconic cultural centre     Sharjah, March 25, 2023:  With its annual membership packages, the House of Wisdom (HoW), has created a brand new opportunity for the UAE community to read, play, work and be entertained throughout the year, enjoying uninterrupted access to world-class sources of knowledge and spaces to bring their imaginations to life.  Members will have access to the entire collection of HoW’s world-class physical and digital resources for 12 months, and depending on the more

    Aldar Education's West Yas Academy Stays Ahead of the Game and Launches Lenovo Esports Hub

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 23 March 2023:  Aldar Education and Lenovo launched the first esports hub at a K-12 school in Abu Dhabi today. The state-of-the-art facility, located in Aldar Education’s West Yas Academy, will provide students access to world-class gaming equipment, cutting-edge software, and immersive experiences. It will enable students to explore the world of esports and pursue their passion for gaming.  The launch event included a small tournament where West Yas Academy students from various year groups competed in Lenovo's esports zone, more

    Coinciding with the Social Responsibility Day in the Kingdom

    Bab Rizq Jameel Celebrates Graduation of the first Cohort of the Training Ending with Employment in the Coffee Sector Programme and Launches the Second Edition Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 23 March 2022: Bab Rizq Jameel, a company that is a part of Community Jameel Saudi, celebrated the graduation of its first cohort of graduates in the Training Ending with Employment in the Coffee Sector Programme. This coincided with the national campaign to celebrate the inaugural Social Responsibility Day in Saudi Arabia. The programme launched during the Year of Saudi Coffee 2020, under the patronage of the more

    Michigan Ross Announces Winners of its GCC Women's Empowerment and Leadership in Sustainability Scholarships

    Scholarship winners were announced by the Head of Operations - MEA at Ross Executive Education, Jay Srage Dubai, UAE: 20 March 2023 – The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, named a Top 10 global executive education provider by the Financial Times, today announced the winners of its 2023 Executive Education GCC Scholarship. The first scholarship category, GCC Women’s Empowerment, aims to advance and empower aspiring executives committed to gender diversity and women’s empowerment who wish to enhance their leadership skills. The second more

    GEMS Education Launches Free Youth Accelerator Programme in support of Student Entrepreneurs

    • Youth Entrepreneurship Accelerator open to pupils across the GEMS network • Programme covers all aspects of turning an idea into a fully operating start-up  • Students have the opportunity to pitch to real investors during final ‘Demo Day’   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: More than 65 teams of student entrepreneurs from schools throughout the UAE have put forward their business ideas for inclusion in the region’s first school-based accelerator programme, the Youth Entrepreneurship Accelerator powered by GEMS World Academy – Dubai more

    UAE Businessman Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Sponsors 5000 Needy Students by Paying Their Tuition Fees

    14 March 2023, DUBAI, UAE –: The Egyptian Zakat and Charity House, under the supervision of the Grand Imam, Dr. Ahmad El Tayeb, Sheikh of Al Azhar, announced that the UAE businessman Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman of Al Habtoor Group (AHG), has decided to sponsor 5000 needy students at the Zakat and Charity House to help them complete their education. This donation by Khalaf Al Habtoor supports the role played by the Zakat and Charity House to channel the funds of zakat and charity to valid uses, by helping students who struggle to afford the education fees and expenses. more

    Bodour Al Qasimi Inaugurates AUS Global Day, a Carnival of Culture and Color

    Sharjah – March 11, 2023:  American University of Sharjah (AUS) celebrated its annual Global Day, a festival of culture and color, on March 10. Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, President of AUS, inaugurated the event, which is one of the university’s most anticipated celebrations of the cultural heritage of the AUS community. AUS is a close-knit community that embraces diversity, providing a rich and supportive environment to its students to thrive as they become outward-looking and responsible individuals ready to join the world. This has earned AUS a place among the more

    Winners of Study UK Alumni Awards announced in Saudi Arabia

    The UK honors Saudi alumni of UK universities On 6 March, the winners of the Study UK Alumni Awards 2022-23 in Saudi Arabia were announced at a ceremony, hosted by the British Ambassador in Riyadh. Saudi alumni of UK universities from (Jeddah, Riyadh, Dhahran) were recognised for their outstanding achievements as business professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders, and for their contribution to strengthening ties between the UK and Saudi Arabia. The ceremony was organised by the British Embassy and British Council in Riyadh and attended by senior representatives in government and more

    Memac Ogilvy Launches Pilot Red Academy Initiative to the American University of Beirut

    March 09, 2023:  Aiming to equip students with invaluable knowledge and hands-on experience as they prepare to enter the borderless communications industry Beirut, Lebanon, March 2023: Memac Ogilvy, the leading creative agency in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, hosted its first Red Academy program at the American University of Beirut in March, offering students from the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business (OSB) a unique guided learning opportunity.  The initiative is driven by the commitment of both the agency and the university to support and showcase the talent more

    GEMS Education Announces Opening of GEMS Metropole School – Al Waha in September 2023

    • Second GEMS Metropole school is first GEMS campus in Dubai’s Al Waha area • Total capacity of 3,450 students, with 600 in FS1-Year 8 expected in first year • Purpose-built facilities offer world-class academic and extra-curricular learning   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education has announced the opening of its newest school, GEMS Metropole School – Al Waha (MTW), set to welcome students from the start of the 2023-24 academic year in September 2023. MTW is the private education provider’s second Metropole-branded school and its first more

    Junior Gladiator Mastery Event Plants the Seeds of Abundance in Young Minds

    On March 19th, pre-teens and teens can learn how to face challenges, build resilience and secure their financial future at this exclusive one-day event.  March 09 2023: The Junior Gladiator Mastery, designed and led by long-time entrepreneur and philanthropist Angela Soudi and athlete-turned-business-guru Markus Koepsel, offers pre-teens and teens the opportunity to develop the skills they will need to survive and thrive in the arena we call life. Part of the Gladiator Mastery program offered by international thought leader and speaker Dariush Soudi, the course focuses on building more

    NAMA Women Advancement Launches ‘Jawaher Fund for the Advancement of Women's Education'

    Jawaher Fund to support women pursuing graduate studies in developing nations; and gender-focused research work of university students and faculty   Jawaher Al Qasimi: Granting women fair and equal access to quality education is one of society’s most essential bids to achieve progress and stability. Sharjah, March 08, 2023 Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed AlQasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement (NAMA), has stressed that in light of the transforming needs of modern economies and societies, enabling women more

    Ministry of Education Highlights success of University Consortium for Quality Online Learning (UCQOL) at Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation Event

    • UCQOL founded by the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation in collaboration with the UAE Ministry of Education (MoE) and nine leading universities in the UAE are working together to develop high-quality online education.  • Eight blended courses launched, 67 faculty members trained, and over 7500 students benefited in two years, since establishment    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 07, 2023: In a sustained endeavour to make university education accessible, interactive, and student-centric, the UAE Ministry of Education (MoE) and Abdulla Al Ghurair more

    Astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi Connects with Jumeirah College Students Live from Space

    • Al Neyadi addresses pupils via transmission from International Space Station • Students have chance to ask Emirati astronaut about his amazing experiences • Event organised via Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS)   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Over 1,000 wide-eyed students at GEMS Jumeirah College in Dubai were treated to the ultimate space lesson on 7 March when Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi connected with the school via live radio transmission from the International Space Station orbiting Earth.   Al Neyadi took the time more

    Memac Ogilvy and GEMS Education Partner for Powerful International Women's Day 2023 Campaign

    Dubai, UAE, 08 March 2023: Memac Ogilvy and GEMS Education have partnered for a second year on International Women’s Day to release a campaign addressing the pressing issue of negative self-talk among young girls.  Filmed at the education leader’s GEMS World Academy — Dubai and featuring students from the school, the campaign centres on a striking two-part cinematic film that underlines the importance of recognizing, contextualizing and preventing self-criticism. The second part of the campaign will be released one week after International Women’s Day. The 2023 more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library Announces UAE Reading Month Activities

    Dubai, UAE - March 4, 2023:  As a part of its efforts and strategy to ignite passion of knowledge and creativity, and in line with the UAE Reading Month in March, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library organises a series of activities. Held under the theme ‘UAE reads, a world reads,’ the activities will include events, workshops, discussion panels, and book signing events. The activities will kick off with an advanced training workshop to teach participants character building techniques in novels and stories. A key element of storytelling, the workshop will focus on more

    Rugby Great Sir Clive Woodward tells Students “Never Stop Learning” during Visit to GEMS Schools

     World Cup-winning England coach gives audiences masterclass in leadership Students, parents, and staff told that continuous learning is secret to success GEMS collaborates with EdTech platform 8billionideas for a multi-school tour     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Students, teachers and parents were treated to unique insights into leadership and motivation when the transformational sports coach Sir Clive Woodward visited four GEMS Education schools this week.   Sir Clive, who led England to victory in the 2003 Rugby Union World Cup, visited GEMS more

    HBMSU organises ‘Innovation Day' themed ‘Driving the Future: Innovation for a Better Tomorrow'

    In honour of the UAE Innovation Month Dubai, 01 March 2023 – In conjunction with the UAE Innovation Month, Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) organised ‘Innovation Day’ under the theme, ‘Driving the Future: Innovation for a Better Tomorrow’. The event is in line with the university’s mission to foster innovation and support national directives that endorse innovation as a key pillar for development, in accordance with the objectives of the National Innovation Strategy. The Innovation Day’s agenda included several engaging activities more

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