Program aims to enhance leadership skills, improve performance of government entities
Targets government leaders in the UAE
70 participants representing 14 local, federal government entities
Dubai-UAE: 17 January, 2017: The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution specialized in public policy in the Arab world, has launched a six-week Dubai Data Compliance Course – a training program for leaders from 14 government entities in the UAE. The program aims to upskill leaders through teaching them how to use data to improve the performance of their organizations and consequently enhance the customer experience.
Designed in collaboration with the Dubai Data Establishment (DDE) under the supervision of the Smart Dubai Office, the program covers the subject ......read more
Philanthropic program implemented in partnership with Dubai Foundation for Women and Children
Training helped rehabilitate victims of domestic abuse and human trafficking across 25 countries around the globe
United Arab Emirates, January 15th, 2017: Seven beneficiaries have successfully completed the first L’Oréal Middle East Makeup Artistry Training which is held in partnership with Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC). The graduation ceremony was attended by L’Oréal Middle East and DFWAC representatives including Ms. Shaikha Al Mansouri, Assistant Director General for Corporate Support of DFWAC.
The Training focuses on helping rehabilitate victims of domestic abuse, human trafficking and all women-related cases embraced under DFWAC’s umbrella. The Makeup Artistry Training is run ......read more
Service aims to improve teacher standards throughout the region
12 January 2016, Dubai, UAE: Pearson has announced the launch of a new service in the Middle East designed to improve the quality of education and training received by the region’s teachers.
The Pearson Teacher Professional Development Service has been officially available throughout the Middle East since October 1st, 2016. The launch will allow schools, training centres and government departments to have access to teacher professional development content, as well as having their delivery of this content quality assured.
A centre undertaking the Pearson Assured Teacher Professional Development Service will:
Undergo a quality assurance process.
Have centre trainers undertake a Pearson Master Teacher Trainer Course.
Access licensed teacher ......read more
Dubai, January 9, 2017: A group of 17 employees of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently completed a two-day course in SPSS Statistical Analysis for Surveys conducted by Canadian University Dubai. The program enabled them to gain insights into designing effective questionnaires, matching questions and appropriate statistical techniques and using SPSS results for analyzing project data for reporting purposes.
The training was delivered by Hezlin Harris, who has extensive experience in teaching Statistics and SPSS to undergraduate and postgraduate students and has worked with clients in the field of telecommunication, manufacturing and education.
Anuar Berahim, Corporate Training Manager, CUD, said: “This is the first training program delivered for RTA by Canadian University Dubai, and covered key areas of ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – January, 09, 2016: NYU Abu Dhabi proudly presents an exciting program of events for January 2017. All of the events listed below are open to the public and free to attend, and will take place at NYU Abu Dhabi’s campus on Saadiyat Island.
Security and Privacy Issues in Biometrics
Hosted by Center for Cyber Security at NYU Abu Dhabi
Date: January 8-12, 2017
Location: NYU Abu Dhabi
Five days of lectures, discussions, panels and lab sessions conducted by leading biometrics experts from both academia and industry.
Biometrics is the science of recognizing individuals based on their biological and behavioral attributes such as face, fingerprints, iris, voice, gait, etc. As biometric systems are being increasingly deployed in a number of critical applications, its ......read more
The 3rd batch of HASAAD graduates being honored at their Graduation Ceremony.
Dubai, 5th January 2017, UAE: On 29th December 2016 the third batch of graduates successfully completed their HASAAD training program and were awarded certificates at the graduation ceremony by UAE IAA in association with Higher College of Technology, Protiviti and Powers Resources Corporation (PRC). The program provides in-depth knowledge and enhances the skills of participants in the field of internal audit. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Abdulqader Obaid Ali, UAE IAA Chairman, Mr. Ahmed Bassiouni, Managing Director at Protiviti Member Firm for Middle East Region., Mr. Ahmed Refaat Assistant Director at Protiviti , Ms. Naima Al Menhali Board Member of UAE IAA and Director of Internal Audit Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi,.
HASAAD is ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 27, 2016: A week-long educational tour of the Airbus Manufacturing Facility concluded last week, where four Emirati students were invited to Toulouse as part of an induction visit organised by Airbus in partnership with the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the UAE Ministry of Education.
Over six days, the students got a first-hand perspective from Airbus engineers on production and final assembly lines for the A320 Family aircraft, the A380 and the all-new A350 XWB jetliner.
The visit highlights Airbus’ goal to support UAE’s Vision 2021 to build a diversified and flexible knowledge economy based on four key pillars, namely, innovation, research, science and technology, strengthened by skilled Emiratis and world-class talent to ensure long-term prosperity of the nation.
H.E. ......read more
Early stage startups are invited to apply for the four month support program in Abu Dhabi
First intake is set to be selected by May 2017
Abu Dhabi, December 26, 2016: Starting January 2017, startAD Incubator will accept applications from early stage startups from across the UAE and globally to join its rigorous training program, where up to 15 startups will take part in the first cycle of the program designed to fast track growth and launch new ventures in the UAE and broader MENA region.
Offered twice a year, the startAD Incubator will deliver a four month training program to startup teams, including supports such as an up to USD 60,000 seed investment, shared space, mentorship and legal assistance. It will also grant entrepreneurs access to leading UAE industry players as well as the New York University global ......read more
First of its kind academy in UAE is seen as a historic step based on scientific vision to preserve and promote Arabic language
SHARJAH, UAE/Sharjah Media Centre, December 25, 2016 – Senior government figures, educationists, intellectuals and influencers in the UAE have widely welcomed the initiative by His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, last week announcing the establishment of the Sharjah Arabic Language Academy, as a historic and much needed step to preserve and promote one of the world’s oldest and richest languages.
Announcing the Arabic Language Academy during a visit to Al Qasimia University on the World Arabic Day (December 18), HH the Ruler of Sharjah said: “It is a nice occasion to announce the issuing of a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 22, 2016: The 8th Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival 2016 has received an overwhelming participation of more than 1,400 students from 42 schools in the UAE. Today, November 29, 2016, as the Sports Festival has come to its last day, the students gave their best efforts to win the titles in Basketball, Table Tennis, Cricket, and Football. The whole management of Skyline University College congratulates all the winners of this year’s sports festival and extends its most sincere gratitude to everyone’s eager participation.
The 8th Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival 2016 winners are:
Winner: PHILADELPHIA PRIVATE SCHOOL DUBAI
Runner up: WESTMINSTER SCHOOL DUBAI
Winner: OUR OWN ENGLISH SCHOOL SHARJAH
Runners up: OUR OWN AL WARQA’A
Table Tennis ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 21, 2016: Skyline University College has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Union Coop on December 7, 2016 at SUC campus. SUC Deputy Director for Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa and Union Coop HR Deputy Manager Mr. Omar Khalifa Al Gaiz signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations. Also present in the signing ceremony was Deputy Director for Marketing and Admissions Mr. Rakesh Gaur, Corporate Affairs Office head Mr. Muhammad Rasheed Khalid, SUC professors Dr. Anil Dubey, Dr. Ajith Kumar, and Union Coop Content Writer Mr. Marwan Walid Al-Quran.
SUC and Union Coop has agreed a 1.5M worth of scholarship to be granted to the employees of Union Coop, community engagement and CSR activities, career opportunities, internship programs for SUC students, and training opportunities ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2016: International School of Arts and Sciences (ISAS), managed by leading academic solutions provider Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI), recently elected its Student Council committee for the academic year of 2016-2017. Election of the Student Council is a key activity of the school and provides students with the opportunity to hone and deploy communication, planning and organizational skills.
Teachers and other school staff also use the election period as a training ground to cultivate the spirit of competition, responsibility and team-work. Students are encouraged to hold community service initiatives and demonstrate their capability to execute events and projects. This year, election campaigns aligned themselves with the vision of United Arab Emirates to spread happiness, ......read more
15th December 2016, Dubai, UAE: Reach, the first structured mentoring and leadership program for women professionals in the Middle East, has opened registration for its 2017 mentoring programme. The non-profit organization, which has already seen more than 200 women complete its one-year programme, offers women in the workforce an unrivalled opportunity to be mentored by men and women at the pinnacle of their careers.
Registration is conducted online at www.reachmentoring.org and is open to women of all nationalities with a minimum of two years in the workforce. There is no fee for the program, but a strong level of commitment is required. Offered in two cohorts (January and April 2017), the Reach programs match mentors with mentees for a year-long mentoring relationship that is overseen by a professional ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 15, 2016: Accenture, in collaboration with Code.org to support Hour of Code, has teamed up with Australian School of Abu Dhabi in the capital emirate of Abu Dhabi, as part of its global educational movement to computer science and computer programming.
Accenture employees in more than 200 cities across 55 countries, have pledged to complete more than 10,000 Hours of Code during Computer Science Education Week. In the UAE, the leading global professional services company joined the international campaign through a one-hour session at the Australian School of Abu Dhabi with 29 of its students.
According to the World Economic Forum’s January 2016 report, 65 percent of children entering primary school today will ultimately end up working in completely new jobs that do not exist yet. Last year, there ......read more
Foundation to Fund STEM Education at the World’s Top Universities
Dubai, UAE – 12th December 2016: The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE), one of the largest privately funded philanthropic education initiatives in the world, has today announced the ten university partners for the 2017 cycle of its scholarship program. This news reflects the Foundation’s commitment to supporting the UAE’s Vision 2021 and to equip Emirati and Arab youth with the knowledge they need to become the future leaders of the region through undergraduate and graduate scholarships.
Starting from Fall 2017, Al Ghurair Scholars will be able to attend one of six new partner universities outside the Arab World, in addition to the Foundation’s four existing partner universities in the Arab World. These include ......read more
Abu Dhabi, December 7, 2016: NYU Abu Dhabi graduate Mohammed Omar has been selected as a 2017 Schwarzman Scholar, an honor that will support master’s degree study at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
Roxanne Roman and Jacko Walz, seniors at NYU Shanghai, as well as Anushka Prasad, a 2013 graduate of NYU’s College of Arts and Science, were also among the 129 chosen.
The 2017 Schwarzman Scholars, founded by Blackstone Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder Stephen A. Schwarzman, include students from 30 countries and 75 universities with 45 percent from the United States, 20 percent from China, and 35 percent from the rest of the world.
Scholars pursue degrees in Public Policy, Economics & Business, and International Studies, and spend a year immersed in an international community of thinkers, innovators and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Centena Group on November 17, 2016. SUC COEC, Mr. Nitin Anand and Centena Group Chairman and Managing Director, Mr. Sanjay Raghunath signed the MOU in the presence of their respective parties.
The MOU highlights a 1.5 million worth of SUC scholarship grant to the employees of Centena Group, collaborative community engagements of organizations, career opportunities for SUC alumni, and use of SUC campus facilities for future events and gatherings of Centena Group among others.
Centena Group is over three-decade-old company who has well proven their rightful place in delivering excellent and innovative solutions in the field of science and technology in various industries such as maritime, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with eDurar on November 14, 2016, at SUC campus. SUC Deputy Director for Marketing and Public Relations, Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa and eDurar CEO, Mr. Mohammad Miqdadi signed the MOU on behalf of their respective parties. eDurar Relationship Manager Mr. Burhan Qazi, SUC Corporate Affairs Head Mr. Muhammad Rasheed Khalid, and SUC Associate Professor Dr. Riktesh Srivastava stood witness of the partnership made.
The highlights of the MOU are a 1 million worth of scholarship grant to eDurar employees, community engagements on corporate social responsibility initiative of both organizations, career opportunities that include campus recruitment and internship programs, case study development, program reviews, and use of facilities among ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2016: Cambridge International Examinations is delighted to announce the winners of the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards in United Arab Emirates. The awards celebrate the outstanding academic achievements of secondary school learners in the United Arab Emirates in the June 2016 Cambridge examination series.
Many schools will be hosting individual awards ceremonies to celebrate their learners’ achievements.
77 learners will receive awards for exceptional performance in Cambridge examinations, including 6 learners who achieved the highest marks in the world and 46 learners who attained the highest marks in the United Arab Emirates in a single subject.
The awards also celebrate the achievements of those learners who have been recognised for ‘High Achievement’ ......read more
Speakers included H.E. Jamal bin Huwaireb, Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Ban Ki-moon, the UNDP’s Sophie de Caen, and Al Arabiya’s Turki Aldakhil
Dubai, December 6, 2016: His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, attended the opening ceremony of the Knowledge Summit 2016, being organised by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) on December 5-7, 2016, at the Grand Hyatt Dubai hotel.
Bearing the theme “Knowledge… Present and Future”, the three-day Summit is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, as well as under the directives and in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of MBRF. ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 4 December 2016: More than 161 youth participated in Lockheed Martin’s National Day Weekend Community Robotics Challenge, held 1-3 December at Lockheed Martin’s Center for Innovation & Security Solutions based in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi.
Three teams were awarded for designing, building, and programming a robot to clear as much debris from the competition field within 90 seconds. The award categories included the Competition Winner, the Most Innovation Team, and the Most Collaborative Team.
Ahmed Mohammed Alaseery, an Emirati student from Al Suqoor School Abu Dhabi, was awarded Competition Winner, for designing a robot with a modifiable arm that extended to clear the debris more effectively.
The competition offered students a real-life application of physical engineering and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 3, 2016): Students from Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI), a leading academic solutions provider which manages both ISAS and Al Mawakeb Schools visited 11 Dubai Police Stations to thank the staff and convey appreciation for their services on the occasion of UAE National Day.
The students spent time interacting with the police staff and also presented framed messages of appreciation to them for their commitment to ensuring the safety and security of the UAE community while upholding the law of the land backed by their dedication to maintaining the highest levels of excellence and quality standards.
AMSI school staff and students celebrated the 45th UAE National Day through numerous cultural and traditional festivities at its schools. The various schools were ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, November 29, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) and The Young Vision (TYV) magazine organized the 3rd “Let’s Talk” Counselor Workshop on November 28, 2016 and was participated in by more than 80 counselors from various schools in the UAE. The speakers of the event were SUC Associate Professor Dr. Mohit Vij, Arabian Wellness & Lifestyle Management LLC Director Professor Adrian Kennedy, and LifeWorks Personal Development Trainers Dr. Lavina Ahuja and Dr. Shankar S. Kuchibatla. The speakers addressed the topics of Importance of Social Networking, School Health Programs, and Self-Doubt and Negative Thinking respectively.
The counselor workshop aimed at providing trainings and lectures that are necessary to improve and strengthen the skills and knowledge of school counselors from the ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, November 29, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) held its first SUC Job Fair 2016 at SUC campus on November 27, 2016. SUC Founder President Mr. Kamal Puri graced the occasion and inaugurated the event that was attended by 29 companies from UAE.
After the inauguration of the job fair and while interviews are ongoing, Mr. Kamal Puri took time to meet each company for a brief introduction and to know more about the companies’ objectives on this particular job search event. On his welcome remarks, he addressed the efforts of the participating companies and shared with them the skills and the knowledge that SUC students have over the course of their higher education pursuit.
The event was exclusively organized for all SUC Alumni including the newest graduates of Academic Year 2015-2016. The SUC ......read more
High quality clinical laboratory testing is vital for accurate diagnosis and improving patient outcomes
Leading international accreditation raises the standard of laboratory services, an integral component in the delivery of world-class healthcare in the region
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 27, 2016: National Reference Laboratory (NRL), part of Mubadala’s network of world-class healthcare providers, today announced that with a total of six CAP-accredited laboratories in its network, NRL is now the largest, referral CAP-accredited laboratory network in the Middle East.
Clinical laboratory testing is an essential part in the delivery of quality healthcare with 70-80% of medical decisions made based on tests ordered to diagnose, treat, manage, and monitor a patient’s condition. This latest recognition of ......read more
UAE, January 14, 2017 – Emirates Talent Association, in cooperation with Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Microsoft, has officially launched today (Saturday, January 14, 2017) the ‘Local Programmer’ initiative. The program was launched in the presence of H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police, General Security in Dubai, and Chairman of the University’s Board of Governors and Chairman of the Emirates Talent Association, receiving praise from UAE-wide educational and academic circles. The initiative will boost national ......read more
The International Education Show is a premier platform that has been seeing truly phenomenal growth every edition. The show recorded more than 30% rise in visitor turnout for its 12th edition in 2015. In 2016, the show witnessed again a 30% increase in visitor turnout which is becoming a trend during the show. With this, it clearly indicates the growing appeal of the show as well as the rising demand for higher education in the region.
13th edition of the International Education show is set to offer educational institutions from across the region and the world instant access to students ......read more
UAE, January 8, 2017– The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has joined the ranks of international academic and research institutions which recently got the ‘Quality Network’ membership from the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE). The membership is HBMSU’s latest global achievement supporting UNESCO’s efforts to raise the quality of higher education which in turn helps advancing sustainable national development.
It also reflects the university’s highest level of achievement as the premier institution which promotes ......read more
The new year has ushered in a novel era at Ajman University as the new Chancellor takes office today. A distinguished scholar, Dr. Karim Seghir, has a stellar career spread across the globe and brings his experience and expertise to Ajman University (AU). The board of Trustees of AU headed by His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman had approved his appointment on 17th October 2016. This decision comes aligned with the vision to expand the University’s horizon and fortify its march towards excellence in education and global ......read more
UAE, December 21, 2016 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) hosted today December 21, 2016 another productive session of its ‘Innovation Lab for the Future of Smart Learning’ monthly meeting. Led by Dr. Ahmed Al Nakeeb, Quality & Operation Management Department Chair of HBMSU’s School of Business and Quality Management, this month’s session discussed the benefits and advantages of being a learner-centric university as exemplified by HBMSU and why such an approach is important in order to remain pertinent in the 21st century. HBMSU’s ......read more
Ajman University has been a leader of progress in the educational arena since its inception, with as much pride as privilege we announce that a formidable partnership has been forged with UN this comes under the umbrella of UN Habitat, the partnership between UN and universities worldwide.
Ajman University faculty and students have always strived to be the trailblazer of sustainable development in the Emirates of Ajman and across UAE through their community based initiatives, projects and researches.
Dr. Gisela Loehlein, Consultant, Internationalization Department and faculty member, ......read more
UAE, December 5, 2016– Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), welcomed a delegation from the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) led by its Chancellor, Mr. John Dornbusch, to share the history, achievements and visions of their respective institutions and discuss cooperative ventures in key areas of mutual interest.
For almost 50 years, USQ has built a wide presence across Asia and established itself as a renowned global university. Dornbusch commended Dr. Mansoor on HBMSU’s major achievements and exchanged information on the ......read more
UAE, December 05, 2016 – Marking a first in the Arab World, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has launched the communications for the forthcoming curriculum diploma initiative - International Bureau of Education (IBE) - UNESCO organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The one of a kind diploma which is sponsored by the Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance underscores the university's commitment to leading efforts to reshape the future of education and learning in the Arab World through ......read more
UAE, November 30, 2016 - The Emirates College of Management & Information (ECMIT), a leading private higher educational institution based in Dubai, has confirmed its participation in the Oxford Summit of Leaders 2016, the annual event for education, scientific research and business, to be held under the theme ‘Investment in Science and Education: Investing in the Future’ on December 20, 2016 in Oxford, the UK. Prof. AbdulSattar A. Al-Alusi, President and CEO of the ECMIT will head the delegation representing the institution at the Summit.
During the event, Prof. ......read more
UAE, November 30, 2016 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has reaffirmed its commitment, loyalty and allegiance to the UAE’s wise leadership amidst the country’s 45th National Day celebrations marked by great pride and a strong sense of national identity and belonging. During HBMSU commemoration, the UAE flag was hoisted while the national anthem was being played in the background. The ceremony was also an opportunity for participating faculty members, administrators, and learners to reiterate their commitment to the vision of the country’s founding fathers ......read more
UAE, November 28, 2016 – The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recognized the winners of its Smart Book Club’s ‘Reading Knights Competition’ during a special ceremony held at its campus in Dubai Academic City attended by top management, deans and directors.
The ‘Reading Knights Competition’ invited interested participants to submit Arabic or English critiques of not more than 1,000 words in Arabic & English on ‘My Vision’ and ‘Flashes of Thought’ authored by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice ......read more
New Collaborative Undertakings, Knowledge-Sharing and Campus Events Among Weeklong Activities
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 26 November, 2016: The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology marked UAE Innovation Week 2016 with a number of dynamic initiatives, including presenting innovative research findings at external events and on campus, academic knowledge sharing with research collaboration partners, and entering into new partnerships for future innovation.
Organized from 20-26 November 2016 by the government, Innovation Week was a concerted effort by the government, private ......read more
Sharjah, November 26, 2016: Winners of the University of Sharjah (UoS) competition for the UAE Innovation Week in Sharjah were announced on Thursday evening. UoS students Shaima Mohammed Towfiq and Aesha Mohammed Al Teneiji won the First Prize in the category of Best 10 Projects for their idea of Smart City Camera. While Mulham Soudan won the Second Prize for her Smart Home Energy Management project, Alaa Alhammadi, Hessa Al Shamsi and Shahad Moflah won the Third Prize for their Faz’ah: Drone project.
Huda Fareed Al Jasmi, Maitha Abdulrahim and Maryam Al Neuimi won the ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, November 24, 2016: The highlight of Skyline University College (SUC) 26th graduation ceremony was the dynamic and diverse crowd that filled the University City Hall, Sharjah on November 24, 2016. SUC, an institution that persistently pursuing its vision of academic excellence with the aim of developing knowledge, skills, competencies, and value-based education in UAE has graduated 329 BBA and MBA students of more than 30 nationalities. Among the graduating students are officials from various departments and ministries across the UAE including the Ministry of Presidential ......read more
UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH PUTS UP STRONG SHOW DURING UAE INNOVATION WEEK; TEACHERS, SCHOLARS SHOWCASE WORK, SHARE RARE INSIGHTS
Sharjah, November 24, 2016: The University of Sharjah (UoS) has a strong presence at the UAE Innovation Week in Sharjah, being held from November 20 to 26 at Expo Centre Sharjah, with its teachers, researchers and students showcasing their groundbreaking innovations, research projects and studies that are aimed at improving lives and contributing to the goal of making the UAE a knowledge-driven society and a global hub of innovations.
The UoS has the ......read more
Are traditional classrooms killing creativity? Ninety-five percent of students report an increase in their creative abilities in an active learning setting
Dubai, 24 November 2016: New data released from Steelcase Education and academic researchers in Canada and the United States , reaffirms the positive correlation between an active-learning classroom design and a students’ engagement and ability to be creative. According to the research, 95 percent of students report that a change in classroom design to a more flexible space enhanced their creativity, and increased ......read more
Two students from NYU Abu Dhabi and one from NYU’s Global Liberal Studies Program have been named as 2017 Rhodes Scholars
Abu Dhabi, November 24, 2016: Two seniors from NYU Abu Dhabi, Dubai Abulhoul (UAE) and Guillaume Sylvain (Canada), and Melissa Godin (Canada), a senior in NYU’s Global Liberal Studies Program have been selected as 2017 Rhodes Scholars. The prestigious international award allows exceptional students to pursue two to three years of postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford in England.
Abulhoul, from the UAE, is majoring in political ......read more
November 23, 2016 – In a survey conducted by Orient Planet Research among companies in the MENA region, 15 per cent noted that they do not have sufficient skilled staff to reach the company’s long-term strategic growth. To demonstrate the role of e-learning in shaping the future generations and fill the market gap, Orient Planet Academy will be showcasing its online courses at the upcoming Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) Autumn, running from November 24 to 26, 2016 at the Meydan Gallery and Convention Centre, Dubai. This latest edition is being organized by ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, November 23, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) celebrated the International Day of Tolerance on November 16, 2016 as part of the National Tolerance Program of the UAE Charter of Tolerance, Coexistence, and Peace under the office of Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, the first Minister of State for Tolerance in the world.
SUC Assistant Professor, Dr. Kakul Agha gathered freshmen students and conducted a workshop that aimed at helping the students understand the importance of tolerance and why this is essential in promoting coexistence, ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, November 23, 2016: Skyline University College (SUC) Football Team received trophy from the football legend Diego Maradona for victoriously winning in the 14th BITS Sports Festival 2016 last Thursday, November 17, 2016. SUC beat Ajman University of Science and Technology by four goals and ending the football finals with a score of 4 -1. SUC Football team has garnered 31 goals throughout the tournament and has conceded only one goal. The Skyline Football team coach, Mr. Ali Saber tirelessly trained the team day and night since the start of the semester and made sure that ......read more
to encourage innovation spirit and promote creativity amongst students
Dubai, 22nd of November 2016: DGHR department in collaboration with Ministry of Education in the UAE have honored the winners of the Young Innovators Competition which was launched a year ago to encourage innovation spirit and promote creativity amongst students within the schools of the UAE. The honoring took place during a ceremony in Dubai as part of the UAE Innovation Week.
H.E. Amal Bin Adi, General Director of the DGHR department and H.E. Marwan Al Sawaleh Undersecretary of the ......read more
Education experts call for government support in regional operations at EdEx MENA 2016
Dubai, UAE, 22 November 2016: Investing in private education organisations as well as cooperating with them on new regulations will facilitate the growth of quality education in the MENA region.
That is the message that has been delivered by senior representatives at the Knowledge and Human Development Authority and international education experts to regional education professionals on the opening day of EdEx MENA.
Andrew Scott, Vice-President of International Schools and global education ......read more
FROM TRANSPORT SYSTEM AND PUBLIC HEALTH TO DRONES AND ENERGY EFFICIENT DESALINATION, INNOVATIVE IDEAS GALORE
SHARJAH, November 22, 2016: The UAE Innovation Week in Sharjah, being celebrated from November 20 to 26, 2016 at Expo Centre Sharjah, has in attendance eminent experts, innovators, academics and students from top universities and colleges in Sharjah, including American University of Sharjah (AUS) and University of Sharjah, in addition to representatives of various public and private entities.
The UAE Innovation Week in Sharjah is being held under ......read more
It’s important for today’s parents, teachers and students to work as a cohesive team to take this initiative forward
Sharjah, UAE, November 22nd, 2016: The importance of reading and writing habits in kids has reached a critical juncture across the globe and the region. The reading and writing habits that students had in the 1990s or the pre-digital era that took over the world, has completely changed the equation in the 21st century. As per statistics from the Arab Thought Foundation, the annual average reading rate for an Arab child is 6 minutes compared to a 12,000-minute ......read more
EMIRATI PROFESSOR DR AMEL IBRAHIM AL ALI EXPLAINS CONCEPT OF ‘MIND MAPPING’ AND HOW IT HELPS STUDENTS CONTRIBUTE TO UAE’S VISION 2021
SHARJAH, November 22, 2016: Scientists, faculty and students of the University of Sharjah (UoS) have been making a number of highly interesting presentations, based on their research projects and scientific studies, at the ongoing UAE Innovation Week in Sharjah, being celebrated from November 20 to 26 at Expo Centre Sharjah.
As part of its efforts to inculcate the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in its students and ......read more