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    Students from 7 Universities in the UAE & 200 Poster Presentations in Emirates Forensic 2017

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25th of March, 2017:  The organizing committee of Emirates International Forensic Science Conference and Exhibition, announces the agenda of its 1st edition that will be held under the theme “Digital Forensic Science”. Emirates Forensic Conference & Exhibition will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Dubai Future Foundation from 2-4 April 2017, at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.  The conference serves as the ideal platform in the MENA region for exchange of experiences, for meeting experts, and for enriching knowledge and learning about the latest scientific research and international developments in the forensic medicine field. On ......read more

    INSEAD Enhances its MBA Programme Curriculum

    MBA students to benefit from an improved personalised learning journey, content innovation, new electives, personal career advisors, a culminating capstone and a leading-edge digital start  Abu Dhabi, Fontainebleau (France), Singapore 23 March 2017:   INSEAD, the business school for the world, has announced that after an extensive two-year review, the faculty has approved a new MBA curriculum to be rolled out in September 2017.  Steered by the MBA Curriculum Review Committee led by INSEAD’s Deans and senior faculty members, the new curriculum is constructed with active participation from major stakeholders including faculty, students, alumni, staff, and recruiters, among others. It is designed to maintain rigor and relevance with improvement of the learning quality as well as personal leadership and career ......read more

    Masdar Institute and British Council to Host 2017 GCC-UK Science Collaboration Symposium on Smart Cities in Abu Dhabi

    Global Infrastructure Investment of AED112 trillion Required Over Next 20 years to Ensure Sustainable Urban Future Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 March, 2017:  The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy, and sustainable technologies, and the British Council, the UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN) and the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, today jointly announced scientists and innovators from research institutions and start-up companies in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the UK will be gathering for the GCC-UK Science Collaboration Symposium 2017 in Abu Dhabi on 26-27 March . The event, which will be held at the Masdar Institute Multi-Use Hall in Masdar City, aims to encourage scientific researchers to ......read more

    All-Emirati girls team from Higher Colleges of Technology wins 4th UAE Global Management Challenge

    Winners fend off competition from UAE teams comprising over 900 participants Team of 4 students to vie for international title in Doha next month UAE to host Global Finals of the Global Management Challenge in 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 22, 2017:  An all-Emirati girls team comprising of students from the Higher Colleges of Technology, has been declared the winner of the 4th edition of the UAE Global Management Challenge, the world’s largest strategy and management competition for students and professionals.  After several rounds of intense challenges, team United Spirits came out on top fending off competition from eight teams in the final round. This is the first time an all-Emirati team has won the competition.  The 4th edition of the competition has seen unprecedented interest, with ......read more

    British Orchard Nursery celebrates a decade of learning with fun, fiesta and sharing

    The pre-school marks 10 years with its BON Family and others at the British Orchard Nursery Fun Fair March 20, 2017; Dubai, UAE:  Hundreds of people thronged to the British Orchard Nursery Fun Fair this weekend to indulge in some exciting and festive activities catered to all age groups. Visitors, particularly youngsters, had a gala time at the fair which offered a wide variety of amusements to suit every one’s interest. From making memories at Costume Photo Booth to letting off steam in Bouncy Castle, to participating in stage dramas, art competitions, baking contests, gym and Zumba sessions, the atmosphere buzzed with activity and fun. International food remained the favourite highlight as visitors took delight in indulging their taste buds to delectable fare from different corners of the world. The event, held at the ......read more

    HE Sheikh Nahyan highlights UAE's Experience in Building Global Citizenship at Fifth GESF

    Hanan Al Hroub, 2016 Global Teacher Prize winner launches ‘Teachers for Peace,’ to be financed by Varkey Foundation and Interpeace Thomas Friedman shares insights on addressing the challenges in education in today’s age of acceleration  British adventurer Bear Grylls underpins value of tenacity in achieving one’s dreams  Dubai, UAE; 19 March 2017:  His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, highlighted the UAE’s experience as a role model for building Global Citizenship, at the Closing Plenary of the fifth Global Education & Skills Forum (GESF), a Varkey Foundation initiative, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of ......read more

    Innovative Education Projects receive share of US $200,000 fund

    Varkey Foundation Challenge Fund includes grant to help train every UK teacher to support pupils with mental health problems  Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017:  A project to provide every UK teacher with a grounding in understanding mental health issues so they can spot problems early and help troubled pupils is one of four programmes to be awarded a share of a US $200,000 fund announced today at the Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) 2017. The awards under the Varkey Foundation Challenge Fund – which aims to support education projects that have the potential to achieve significant lasting impact – also include grants for programmes in Uganda, Slovakia and the Middle East. The award to Invincible Me, a UK children’s mental health charity, comes after a survey published in January 2017 by the ......read more

    Thomas Friedman bats for ‘Old Values' in Education

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 18 March 2017; Thomas Friedman, the author of The World is Flat and The New York Times foreign affairs columnist, batted for old values, which he said “matters more than ever” today in education, and underlined the need for teachers and students to “own the education space.” At a ‘Meet the Mentor’ session at the fifth Global Education & Skills Forum (GESF), a Varkey Foundation initiative, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, he said: “The older I get, the more I come to believe that the two most important words in life are ‘self’ and ‘sustaining.’ When ownership is in the room, good things happen, and they are ......read more

    Global Teacher Prize inspires over 20 National Teacher Prizes

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Sunday 19 March 2017:  The success of the Varkey Foundation’s US $1M Global Teacher Prize, now celebrating its third year of success, has inspired National Teacher Prizes in over 20 nations. Colombia was the first country to start its own prize, with the backing and support of the Varkey Foundation. And since the Global Teacher Prize was awarded to Palestinian teacher Hanan Al Hroub in March 2016, many countries have now decided to follow suit, announcing that they will launch their own unique national teacher prizes. The countries announcing new National Teacher Prizes today are: •    Albania •    Algeria •    Chile •    Czech Republic •    Georgia •   ......read more

    Rising of UAE School Fees and Weaknened Pound Futher Boosts Value of Oversees UK Education

    Felsted Boarding School lead the way as UAE families turn to Britain to ensure their children can reach their full potential Dubai, UAE, 19 March, 2017:  Families across the UAE are turning to the UK school system, as the weakened Pound makes British education the best value for money in over a decade.  Providing the best gateway to leading universities, 58.3% of all boarders in the UK are from non-British families who live overseas, with more than 1,200 pupils of these from the Middle East. Felsted School, a renowned boarding school based only one hour from London, caters for a significant number of families who send their children overseas to access its British educational values and expertise.  “Over 20% of our student body come from overseas, whether as British expats living overseas or pupils with ......read more

    UAE can be a global force for good, education experts say

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 17 March 2017:  The UAE can be a global force for good, education experts gathered at the ongoing GESS Dubai conference and exhibition say. In his keynote speech, His Excellency Hussein Al Hammadi, Minister of Education for the UAE, said the Emirates is putting a strong emphasis on the overall development of students which includes improving their academic competency on the one hand, while also enabling them to develop core values that will empower them to contribute positively to society, both locally and in the wider global society. “The UAE is continuing to strengthen its foundation for future growth with new ways of learning, modernizing the way teachers share knowledge and skills while also enabling students to become competitive with positive values that will make them a force for ......read more

    Young Adults Address Widespread Global refugee crisis at DIAMUN 2017

    2017 theme for the conference  - International Response to Global Conflict Over 1,000 students from 45 different schools around the world participate in the only THIMUN affiliated conference in the UAE Dubai, 16 March 2017:   DIAMUN 2017 – the Dubai International Academy’s (DIA) Model United Nations, an annual event, begins today. The conference will host over 1,000 student participants from 45 different schools around the world, discussing pressing global issues centred around ‘International Response to Global Conflict”.  The four-day conference event will take place at the American University in Dubai and Dubai International Academy.  Solely a student led effort, the conference will address a variety of modern day, highly relevant issues prevalent in today’s world such as ......read more

    350 Emiratis Graduate from National Drilling Company's Training Centre

    ADNOC Group CEO meets with graduates; stresses importance of hard work and strong work ethic Graduates to take up positions with ADNOC’s offshore and onshore well-drilling operations  Investment in people reflects ADNOC’s unwavering commitment to develop national talent Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 16, 2017:  The National Drilling Company (NDC), an Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) Group company, celebrated, today, the graduation of 350 Emiratis from the NDC Drilling Training Center. The graduates will take up positions in ADNOC, ranging from rig managers, to drillers, mechanics and other trades essential for efficient and safe onshore and offshore well-drilling operations. H.E. Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO, attended the graduation ceremony, held at NDC’s ......read more

    UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science takes its call for innovation to leading universities in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah

    Alya Al Mazroui, Manager of the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement: “We are seeking to attract as many outstanding candidates as possible from leading scientific institutions in our region and around the world” Abu Dhabi-UAE: 13 March 2017:  With one week left before the deadline for submissions of pre-proposals, the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science today visited the Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (PSUAD) to outline the objectives and current activities of the Program and provide more information to students. Hosted by the Departments of Physics and Geography at PSUAD, the visit marks the latest stage in an outreach campaign that has seen the Program engage with leading research institutions both locally and internationally.  Alya Al Mazroui, Manager of the UAE Research ......read more

    10th Annual DIAC Career Fair enables the development and growth of students

    Dubai International Academic City enables students with job prospects and career resources for a brighter future First Career Fair to allow students to take advantage of new, part –time, working law Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017:  Celebrating ten years of successfully connecting students and prospective employers, Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) this week concluded its 10th Career Fair, held in collaboration with JOB HUNT HR & Management Consultancy at Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP).  Throughout the years, the Annual DIAC Career Fair has evolved into the biggest and most coveted student career event in the region, with more than 6,000 students and 50 companies participating in this year’s event. In the era of online applications and job portals, career fairs continue to serve a critical function ......read more

    UAE Public Policy Forum: Experts Concur Innovation Must be Central to All Educational Programs

    Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  As part of the first UAE Public Policy Forum currently underway in Dubai, a session titled “Celebrating Innovation” saw experts discussing the rapidly evolving role of innovation and technology in education.   The session included Dr Krishnadas Nanath, Senior Lecturer in Information Systems and Data Scientist at Middlesex University Dubai, Dr Soly Matthew Biju, Associate Professor at the faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences at the University of Wollongong Dubai, Professor Sufian Forawi, Senior Lecturer of Science Education at the British University in Dubai and Dr Tarik Ozkul, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the American University of Sharjah.  Highlighting the role of technology in the classroom, Dr Krishnadas Nanath said: “With ......read more

    Experts Discuss Underlying Dynamics of Effective Education Reform at UAE Public Policy Forum's Opening Session

    Organized by Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dino Varkey: With 69 million global teacher shortage, governments need to adopt non-traditional solutions Experts: Governments must contextualize global benchmarks to effectively address regional challenges Public-private collaboration imperative to accelerate education reform Prof M Ramesh: Singapore to teach children what machines will not be able to do in 50 years Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  Globalization has placed new demands on the education system, mandating greater flexibility and new skill sets from learners. This was a key outcome of the opening session of the UAE Public Policy Forum that got off to a great start today at the Dubai World Trade Centre’s Sheikh ......read more

    First UAE Public Policy Forum Discusses Paradigm Shift in UAE Education Policies

    Event Organized by Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai-UAE: March 13, 2017:  The First UAE Public Policy Forum, themed ‘Future Directions of Education Policy’, organized by the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, discussed a spectrum of challenges and opportunities for education policies in the UAE today.  As part of the two day forum, an education policy dialogue titled, “Paradigm Shift in UAE Education Policies” on Day 1, drew the participation of His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, His Excellency Dr Ali Rashid Al Noaimi, Director General, Abu Dhabi Education Council, His ......read more

    Cambridge University Workshop at UAE Public Policy Forum Offers Capacity-building Lessons for Improving Education System

    Organized by Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Workshop reviews high-performing jurisdictions, presents Cambridge approach to change management  Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  Education experts from Cambridge University explored global best practices and presented a methodology for effective stakeholder engagement in the field of education in a workshop on the first day of the UAE Public Policy Forum 2017. Titled ‘Capacity-building Approach to Education System Improvement’, the interactive session was a key item on the agenda of the event, organized by the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG). Under the theme ‘The Future Directions of Education Policy’, this year’s edition of the Forum ......read more

    UAE Students Discuss Future of Education at First UAE Public Policy Forum

    Organized by Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum KHDA-facilitated session explores crucial role of teachers, evolution of the classroom and extra-curricular activities Students favor holistic approach, measuring overall development over traditional exam results-based system Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  A panel of six students discussed the future of education during a thought-provoking workshop facilitated by the KHDA, Dubai Government’s education regulatory authority, at the inaugural UAE Public Policy Forum, held by the Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government in Dubai World Trade Centre. The far-reaching discussion, entitled ‘How Students Want To Learn’, was impressively moderated by 15-year-old Raga Sodum, ......read more

    ICT-integrated, Skills-based Curriculum will help Youth Thrive in 21st Century Job Market: UAE Public Policy Forum Session

    Dubai-UAE: 13 March, 2017:  In the first UAE Public Policy Forum on Education, currently underway at the Dubai World Trade Centre, prominent panelists highlighted the governments’ responsibility to mandate civic studies across national educational institutions to promote the understanding of how the political system is structured.  Tracie Scott, Joseph Nalloor and Christopher Hopchin, authors of ‘Don’t believe everything you read: the real requirement of 21st century education,’ opened the session by stressing the need to armor students with basic knowledge and disciplines at a time where there are few information gatekeepers and an abundance of unprocessed information. The authors discussed how 21st century skills can be delivered effectively in a ‘post-truth’ world where internet users ......read more

    Canadian University Dubai (CUD) partners with Wilfrid Laurier University of Canada

    Five-year collaboration to cover fields of health and social sciences Dubai, UAE, March 12, 2017:  Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has entered into a five-year partnership with Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada, to collaborate on curriculum development and student transfer initiatives in the fields of health and social sciences. Building on CUD’s existing suite of programs in the School of Public Health & Health Sciences, the new agreement will see the two institutions work on curriculum development in disciplines such as psychology, water science and environmental science. The partners will also work on the creation of opportunities for existing CUD Environmental Health Management students to transfer their studies to health science programs at Laurier. As CUD prepares to bring forward a new undergraduate degree ......read more

    Image Nation CEO Urges EDA Students to Build Careers in Public Diplomacy

    Media veteran, Michael Garin, calls upon young Emiratis to specialise in diplomacy to help drive the UAE's international relations objectives Abu Dhabi-UAE: 11 March, 2017:  At a special event hosted by Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), the UAE’s international relations and diplomacy, education, executive training and research institution, Michael Garin, CEO of Image Nation Abu Dhabi, urged Emirati youth to pursue careers in the dynamic field of public diplomacy. Referring to public diplomacy as a "highly influential field that is pivotal to the UAE's international affairs in the 21st century", Garin threw light on the exciting career path that efficiently engages with global audiences in a way that informs and influences. Mr Garin explained, “When we bring Hollywood professionals to the UAE, ......read more

    How to Beat Examination Stress

    By: SUC Dean and Professor, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya Sharjah, UAE, March 7, 2017:  Preparing for an examination can get one under pressure for desire to succeed peer and parent expectation and fear of failure. However, knowing well what to expect during the examination can give you an advantage of what you should do before anxiety kicks in. Some of the major reasons why students fail their examinations are lack of preparation, extra-curricular activities, peer pressure, poor support system, and a lot more. These factors greatly contribute to failures but can be prevented 99.9% of the time.  First, you need to understand the importance of examination, so any distractions and activities must be set aside in order for you to gain focus. Second, condition yourself well to avoid confusion, poor concentration, excessive anxiety, ......read more

    Skyline University College (SUC) Garnered their 10th Championship Title at the 18th Skyline Inter-University Cricket Tournament

    Sharjah, UAE, March 7, 2017:   Skyline University College (SUC) Cricket Team has won their 10th championship title at the 18th Skyline Inter-University Cup Cricket Tournament 2017 as they triumphantly defeated Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (ZSABIST) by 15 runs during the final match last February 23, 2017.  The final score of the match ended at: SUC 133/9 and ZABIST 118. Man of the Match in the Finals award went to Afsan of SUC and the Player of the Tournament was awarded to Khalid Shah of SUC. A tou SUC cricket teams winning streaks over the past years have carved a mark in the cricket sport throughout the country. Their commendable and unwavering passion to the sports led them to own their rightful title for pushing themselves thrice as hard during trainings and ......read more

    Other Top Stories from Education and Training
     
    Emirates Talent Association Awards ‘Emirati Programmer' certificates to 99 deserving Emirati youths

    UAE, March 26, 2017- H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai, Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Board of Governors, and Chairman of the Emirates Talent Association, awarded 99 Emirati talented with certificates of ‘Introduction to Computer Programming’ and ‘Digital Games and Applications Development.’ The certificates were awarded to those who successfully achieved the first two levels of ‘Emirati Programmer’ program, a supportive step in harnessing the potential of ......read more

    A true commitment to green energy crucial for success

    LBS expert comments on what Aramco can do to make its solar panels investment credible Dubai, UAE, 26 March 2017 – A number of oil and gas majors are going through an existential crisis in recent years given that the world is decisively and rapidly moving away from fossil fuels. Therefore, the future of the industry in its current form seems rather uncertain, says an LBS expert. According to Ioannis Ioannou, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, London Business School, it is no surprise that a number of oil companies across the Middle East are already beginning to ......read more

    HBMSU's Board of Governors discusses quality & safety of educational process with Learners Council

    UAE, March 25, 2017– The Board of Governors of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) met with the University Learners Council recently to discuss the integrity and quality of the educational process in the university in a first-of-its-kind gathering in the UAE. The meeting reviewed also the importance of engaging the youth in ongoing national efforts towards building a competitive knowledge-based economy. Taking place on the sidelines of the second regular meeting for the Academic Year 2016/ 2017, the gathering was led by H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy ......read more

    HBMSU and Holistic join forces to implement transformative solutions in line with Dubai 10X initiative

    UAE, March 19, 2017– In support of the vision of the wise leadership to build a global capital for the future, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Holistic to collaborate on initiatives that will pave the way for Dubai to become a ‘transformation economy’ from being an ‘experience economy.’ The MoU is in response to the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and HBMSU President, to form partnerships according to the objectives of Dubai 10X initiative ......read more

    National Charity Schools signs MOU with MENA College of Management

    Dubai, UAE:  A partnership designed to support various educational initiatives along with student’s engagement and development in the region has been developed by MENA College of Management (MCM) and National Charity Schools. Dr. Kamal Farhat, National Charity School’s Directorate General, and Prof. Abdel Moneim M. B. Ahmed, President – MENA College of Management have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that has established a fast-track entry route for the students of 105 National Charity Schools in the region into the several Bachelor Programs offered at ......read more

    Inaugural Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge Will Showcase World's Best Robotics Solutions

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 12,2017 – A press conference held to discuss the upcoming Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi focused on the rare opportunity the event will present for the public to witness the world’s best robotics solutions in action. Taking place from March 16 to 18, 2017 at the Yas Island Marina Circuit in the Capital City of Abu Dhabi, UAE, the inaugural MBZIRC is being organized by Khalifa University under the patronage of H.H. Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi ......read more

    Innovation Arabia 10 develops roadmap for building societies based on knowledge, innovation and sustainability

    UAE, March 8, 2017 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has concluded the 10th edition of the Innovation Arabia congress under the theme ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship: The Engines of Sustainability’ which was held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of the university. The event made significant progress in developing a clear roadmap for taking advantage of the previous successes of the Arab World. It harnessed existing potentials and paved the way for unleashing and accelerating ......read more

    Masterminds awarded Best Early Years Education Provider 2017

    Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten offers a pioneering approach to early year’s education in the Middle East. Dubai, UAE, March 7, 2017:  Masterminds, the UAE-based education company, have been awarded Best Early Years Education Provider at the UAE Business Awards for its outstanding innovation and learning outcomes in early years education. The accolade recognised the educational institution’s contribution to enhancing the quality of education in the UAE on March 3, 2017.  The UAE Business Awards recognise the most talented, dedicated and outstanding ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University launches 60 initiatives within its “Year of Giving Strategy 2017”

    In response to the directives of H.H Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, launching the “National Strategy for the Year of Giving” and dedicating its various initiatives to commemorate the UAE’s martyrs who laid down their lives in service of the nation, Abu Dhabi University launched yesterday (6th March) the “ADU Year of Giving Strategy 2017” under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region and President of Abu Dhabi University’s Board of Regents. The launch took ......read more

    Alitalia Engineers Graduate From Etihad Airways

    Dubai, UAE, March 6, 2017:  Etihad Airways Engineering has commended four Alitalia graduate managers returning to Italy after successfully completing two years of intensive on-the-job training in Abu Dhabi.  Fabio di Casola, Stefania Vullo, Davide Benati and Bruno Bridarolli were selected from more than 4,000 candidates for the highly coveted positions at Alitalia which involved being sent to the largest commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider in the Middle East for the first two years of their employment. During their time on the Etihad ......read more

    A Day of Giving at (Skyline University College) SUC for Children with Special Needs

    Sharjah, UAE, March 6, 2017:  United Arab Emirates is a country known for its humanitarian achievements both in the local and global scene and this year, UAE President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has declared 2017 as the “Year of Giving.”  The act of giving is not just through physical and material possessions but it is through one’s goodwill and pure intentions that it is genuinely shown. A society progresses because of people’s willingness to help others without a second thought and people’s initiative to spread kindness, love, and care ......read more

    SAS partners with the Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Dubai to prepare students for evolving business environment

    New initiative addresses soaring demand for data scientists in the UAE and GCC, as global data science jobs estimated to reach 1.5 million by 2018 Dubai, UAE, March 5, 2017:  SAS, the leader in analytics, and the Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Dubai, a leading business school, have inked a groundbreaking partnership to embed analytics into IMT’s MBA program. The partnership is designed to equip the Institute’s students with relevant analytical and data science skills needed to operate in the ever-evolving business environment of the 21st century. As Dubai ......read more

    Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge 2017 to be Launched at Yas Marina Circuit

    Abu Dhabi, March 5, 2017- Under the prestigious patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Abu Dhabi will be hosting the first edition of the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) from March 16 to 18, 2017 at the Yas Island Marina Circuit. The event is organized by Khalifa University and is sponsored by the Information and Communication Technology Fund (ICTF) as a Strategic Sponsor, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) as a Platinum Sponsor, and Norinco as a Gold Sponsor. The ......read more

    UOWD launches its prestigious Executive MBA program at business networking event

    Program based on Sydney Business School curriculum aims to help top executives to become transformational leaders Dubai, 4 March 2017:  The prestigious new Executive MBA program of the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), which will provide senior managers with the tactical expertise to become transformational leaders, was officially launched recently at a business breakfast held in Dubai.  The degree, which is based on the top-ranking program of Sydney Business School, is designed to equip top executives across both public and private sectors in the region with the ......read more

    Skyline University College (SUC) Career Workshop for Filipino Students

    Sharjah, UAE, March 4, 2017:  Skyline University College Center for Professional Development (CPD) organized a Career Workshop for 125 Grade 10 and 11 Filipino students of United International Private School Dubai on February 27, 2017 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall.  The workshop speakers SUC Associate Professor Dr. Mohit Vij and Assistant Professor Dr. Sharon Dreisbach talked about Selecting a Career and Career Development respectively. Dr. Mohit shared the success stories of his students in the past to motivate the students to pursue their dreams and passions. His presentation also ......read more

    Masdar Institute's YFEL Members Celebrate Completion of Year-long Training and Development

    His Excellency Dr Sultan Al Jaber Presents Graduation Certificates to Elite Local and International Students and Young Professionals  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 01 March, 2017:  Masdar Institute of Science of Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technology, today honored the Young Future Energy Leaders (YFEL) 2016 members for successful completion of their year-long program. His Excellency Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State, Chairman of the executive committee for the board of trustees of Masdar Institute, ......read more

    Panel sessions to shape the future of education, entrepreneurship, energy and health care from the perspective of innovation at Innovation Arabia 10

    UAE, March 1, 2017- The Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced that it is all set for the Innovation Arabia10 congress which will host its first ever ‘Virtual Congress’ this year. Innovation Arabia will be held from March 6 to 8, 2017 under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of the University, with the theme ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship: The Engines of Sustainability.’ To ensure its success, the proactive ‘Virtual Congress’ initiative will employ recent ......read more

    Dubai Professor on a mission to groom ‘cutting edge kids' via unique blog

    The blog shares ideas on parenting and wellness Dubai, March 1, 2017:  A Dubai professor is on a mission to help develop a new generation of young achievers through her unique parenting and wellness blog, Cutting Edge Kid. Dr. Vanessa Lobo, who combines passionate parenting with teaching in the School of Public Health & Health Sciences at Canadian University Dubai (CUD), has taken to the web to share her experiences and to inspire other families to dream big and to reach their full potential. A PhD qualified nurse, Dr. Lobo has always pursued a healthy lifestyle, fulfilled ......read more

    HBMSU becomes first university in Middle East and Africa region to be recognized for ISO 22301 compliance

    UAE, February 28, 2017– The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has recently been awarded the International Standard Organization (ISO) 22301 Business Continuity Management System certification, making it the first university in the Middle East and Africa region (MEA) to earn the prestigious international standard that affirms the university’s preparedness to perform and continue its operations in the event of an emergency or disruptive incident and return to normal business as quickly as possible. The university was also awarded the Record of Verification to ISO 29990 ......read more

    Students Snuggle Up for Story Time at Ladybird Nursery and Early Learning Centre Ahead of UAE Reading Month

    Ladybird Nursery and Early Learning Centre encourages parents and teachers to read aloud to children as it enhances listening and comprehensive skills  Dubai, UAE, February 23, 2017:  Research undertaken around the world, has consistently highlighted the benefits of reading aloud to children. The Ladybird Nursery (Jumeirah) and the Ladybird Early Learning Centre (Jumeirah Village Circle), following the EYFS Montessori curriculum, inculcates a reading habit in toddlers and pre-schoolers by regularly reading aloud to them.  With UAE’s Month of Reading just around the ......read more

    Dubai School Takes 5 Action Steps to Promote Health, Wellbeing Among Students

    The Arcadia Preparatory School’s nutritious lunch box policy provides students with necessary skills and support needed for lifelong healthy eating behaviour Dubai, UAE, February 22, 2017:  As childhood obesity continues to be a major concern among parents and health authorities across the UAE, schools are now working proactively to inculcate good eating habits in children. According to a recent report by the Dubai Health Authority’s Schools and Educational Institutions Unit, 33 per cent of children from kindergarten to Grade 12 across 176 private educational institutions ......read more

    AU Students Represent UAE at Youth Assembly in United Nations

    Two very talented students of Ajman University attended the Youth Assembly organized by United Nations at their headquarters in New York, USA. At the invitation of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer) Rand Basheer Shehadeh and Malak Damdoum from the College of Engineering participated in the Youth Assembly along with 700 other male and female members from around the world. The three daylong event was a comprehensive platform comprising of workshops, lectures, meetings, field trips, debates and discussions all related to the 17 sustainable goals of the United Nations for ......read more

    AMSI schools rise to UAE's call of National Sports Day

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 21, 2017:  International School of Arts and Sciences (ISAS) and Al Mawakeb Schools in Al Garhoud; and Al Barsha joined the nationwide celebration to celebrate UAE National Sports Day. A number of activities were planned on the day to impart the importance of sportsmanship and fitness amongst students within and outside the school premises, including volleyball, basketball, football, cycling, running and swimming.   By participating in the UAE National Sports Day, AMSI schools aims to champion the role that sports can play in a ......read more

    Skyline University College (SUC) and TYV Cross Fire Debating Competition Has a New Champion

    Sharjah, February 21, 2017:   The 2nd Inter-School Cross Fire Debating Competition 2017 organized by Skyline University College and The Young Vision magazine on February 8-9, 2017 a SUC campus has attracted 46 teams from 23 participating schools in the UAE.  During the elimination round, the 46 teams have debated on the topic, “Are Smartphones Really Smart?” to qualify in the finale round. Six finalists were shortlisted and moved forward to compete against each other to win the championship title. The Finale topic was, “Is Social Media Changing Our Daily ......read more

    Meirc Announces Accreditation As An Approved Training Provider Of The Chartered Institute Of Logistics And Transport (CILT)

    Dubai, UAE. 19 February 2017: Meirc Training & Consulting is proud to announce that it has partnered with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) to offer accredited supply chain management, logistics, procurement and contract management courses in the GCC.  As an approved training provider, Meirc will offer multiple tracks towards international certification ranging from modular unit awards to master certification.  “The new partnership reflects Meirc’s continued commitment to spreading international best practices in the fields of supply chain ......read more

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