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    LEAMS Education Launches Game-Changing Initiative Introducing IR4.0 and Robotics to make Students Future-Ready

    As a result of this important initiative, young students will develop new skills needed to excel in the new digital era, as the UAE Government sharpens focus on early education to develop advanced skills suited for the 4th Industrial Revolution   Date: Dubai, July 2, 2022   News Highlights: 1. Global robotics market records a 17.45 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from US$27.73 billion in 2020 to US$74.1 billion by 2026; 2. Employees with a high-school-level education or below are most at risk of losing their jobs to 4IR technologies, and some 57 percent of those are expected to have their jobs replaced by automation by 2030; 3. Artificial Intelligence will add over $277.1 billion to the GDP of GCC countries in 2030. 4. Saudi Arabia will accrue the largest gains from AI, adding $135.2 billion ......read more

    A Record-Breaking 786 Students Compete in the Yas in Schools National Finals Presented by ADNOC 2022

    Aimed to inspire ‘The Engineers of the Future’, children competed across three categories at the region’s home of Formula 1, Yas Marina Circuit Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 30, 2022: Over 780 students showcased their creative talents at the Yas in Schools National Finals presented by ADNOC, held at Yas Marina Circuit this past weekend. The winners were crowned during a virtual event yesterday, including Team Nautilus from JSS International School Dubai and Team Sidewinder from Hartland International School, who will go on to represent the UAE in the World Finals later this year in the Pro and Rookie category respectively.  Now in its 13th year, the 2022 Yas in Schools program marked the most successful year to date with over 300 schools and 13,000 students participating across the academic ......read more

    The Abu Dhabi School of Government Partners with Arkan to Bolster the Skills and Expertise of Abu Dhabi Government Employees

    Abu Dhabi, UAE - 29 2022: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG) has partnered with the Retired Military Personnel Association, represented by Arkan training, research and management consultancy company, as part of efforts to enhance the skills and expertise of Abu Dhabi government employees by developing training and educational programs and sessions. The MoU was signed by Brigadier (Rtd.) Khalifa Mohamed Al Zaabi, Security Consultant and International Expert in Neuro-linguistic programming, Chief Director of Arkan and Her Excellency Amal Al Jabri, Director General of the ADSG in the presence of top officials from both sides. As part of the agreement, the two parties will collaborate to develop and organize specialized training and educational programs in both leadership and general government fields. In addition, both ......read more

    Sharjah Child Friendly Office's Projects Ensure Schools meet Child-Friendly Standards, Notes UNICEF Committee

    The committee inspected five primary schools and spoke to educators, students and officials to assess the realisation of standards in line with UNICEF code Sharjah, June 28, 2022:  Applauding the education system in Sharjah for giving a safe environment to children, a committee from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) toured schools in the emirate and affirmed that Sharjah’s nurseries and schools met child-friendly standards. They studied the latest projects of the Sharjah Child Friendly Office (SCFO), and met with representatives of the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA) and the SCFO management. The visit sought to assess the implementation of the principles launched by UNICEF and the SCFO in line with the standards of the Child Friendly Schools and Nurseries (CFSN) ......read more

    Healthcare Professionals Boost Research Skills with WCM-Q course

    Doha – June 27, 2022: Healthcare professionals in Qatar enhanced their understanding of qualitative research thanks to a course delivered by the Division of Continuing Professional Development at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q). The five-day course demonstrated the merit of using qualitative research in clinical settings, where it can help researchers gain greater understanding of patient experiences than when using quantitative methods alone.  The course also equipped participants with an understanding of the operation of the scientific process when conducting qualitative research and explained how to integrate scientific rigor and ethics into qualitative research studies.  Dr. Ziyad Mahfoud, professor of research in population health sciences at WCM-Q, and Dr. Gladys Honein-AbouHaidar, assistant professor ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Inaugurates its Venture Lab to Elevate the UAE's Sustainability-Oriented Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 27 June 2022: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) innovation strategy (ADUi), ADU announces the launch of its Sustainable Development Venture Lab in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED). The Lab, open to students, researchers, external entrepreneurs and innovators, seeks to grow sustainability-oriented entrepreneurial and innovation skills through tackling complex challenges in industry, services, primary sector and the government. The Venture Lab will offer an innovative space designed to help spin-offs, startups, companies and government agencies find more sustainable solutions to create or improve daily operations.  The new Sustainable Development Venture Lab was inaugurated in the presence of Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of ADU, Dr. Alberto ......read more

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City Offers ADU's Interior Design Students a Unique Learning Experience

    • As part of an MoU signing between the two entities, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City provided students an opportunity to apply their skills in a practical environment, under the guidance of SSMC’s engineering team • The collaboration will see further designs to be implemented across SSMC departments following the initial first phase   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 25 June 2022: As part of a partnership agreement between Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) and Abu Dhabi University (ADU), ADU’s Interior Design students were given a firsthand educational experience to learn, apply their skills and express their creativity by applying their innovative design ideas in the Department of Pediatric Rehabilitation. In addition to empowering students and creating positive spaces for patients, this ......read more

    The Abu Dhabi School of Government Celebrates the Graduates of the Abu Dhabi Public Exchange Program

    Abu Dhabi, UAE - 24 June 2022: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the pioneering platform for accelerating human capital in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, held a graduation ceremony for the graduates of its prestigious Abu Dhabi Public Exchange Program.  The ceremony was attended by Ali Rashid Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Department of Government Support, Her Excellency Sumaya AbdulAziz Al Hosani, Dean of the Abu Dhabi School of Government and a number of representatives of government entities participating in the program. During the ceremony, 25 graduates from 17 different government entities were honored for their efforts in specializing and acquiring key skills, most notably strategic consulting. Ali Rashid Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Department of Government Support said: “Today, we celebrate the graduates of the Abu ......read more

    More than 300 Students to Showcase Their Talents during Mawhibaty's Season-Ending Exhibition

    • A collaboration between ADEK and DCT – Abu Dhabi, the annual event provides a platform for creative students from across the emirate to display their artistic innovations    • Performing arts showpiece will feature 60+ students and be held June 24-26 at the Cultural Foundation, while 240+ students will exhibit at Visual Arts showcase until June 30   Abu Dhabi, June 23, 2022: The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) together with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi will host a performing arts student showcase this week at the Cultural Foundation theatre as part of its Mawhibaty Program. Running from June 24-26, the three-day show is part of a series of activities that will draw to a close this year’s edition of the talent development program aimed at ......read more

    School Administrator Achieves Dream of Walking Unassisted after Ten-Year Battle with Multiple Sclerosis

    Previously ‘Undiagnosed’ Emirati Benefits from Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s ‘Patient-Centered’ Approach Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. June 22, 2022: After a decade of seeing her balance deteriorate, a sister’s urge to get a second opinion for ongoing health issues led to the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), an effective treatment, and a new lease of life.  Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune condition that affects the brain and spinal cord, and, according to a scientific study conducted in the UAE, there is a growing incidence of MS in the region. Ameena had been living with undiagnosed MS for many years, working as a school administrator, struggling with organizational and clerical duties. Having already endured years of loss of balance resulting in having to use a cane to ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Art Wraps Up the 2022 Art + Tech Programme on NFTs for UAE Students

    Abu Dhabi, 22 June 2022: This year, Abu Dhabi Art’s annual Art + Tech programme brought NFTs, Digital Art and the Metaverse to the fore in Abu Dhabi Art’s programming. Art + Tech’s 2022 edition comprised a Virtual NFT Workshop and Mentorship Programme that brought university students together with experts from the NFT industry. The initiative aimed to accompany students as they delve into the rapidly evolving and emerging world of digital art and NFTs and discover their relevance in the region.  The Art + Tech Virtual NFT Workshop and Mentorship Programme, which took place between 6-15 June, was organised in partnership with MORROW collective’s social enterprise partner, the Fatima Bint Mohamed Initiative. University students studying art as well as technology streams came together with NFT experts MORROW ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University's BGS Chapter receives the ‘Gold Outstanding Chapter' Award

    • ADU was selected from a pool of over 615 chapters representing 38 countries internationally • BGS will additionally offer a scholarship recognizing the most outstanding business student participating in the winning chapter   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 20 June 2022:  Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Business (CoB) was awarded by the prestigious Beta Gamma Sigma Awards (BGS), the international honor society of the Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). ADU’s BGS chapter was selected from a pool of over 615 chapters representing 38 countries internationally and received the ‘Gold Outstanding Chapter’ award. Each year, the BGS Outstanding Chapter Awards are presented in the categories of gold, silver, bronze and best practice levels. These awards ......read more

    Education Above All Foundation and Qatar National Commission for Education

    Education Above All Foundation and Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science concluded the National Consultation on the future of education in Qatar in partnership with UNESCO and UNICEF Participants developed a set of recommendations for the recovery of education and key areas of action in Qatar in preparation for the UN Transforming Education Summit in September   Qatar, 18 June 2022 – On June 15th and 16th, Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and the Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science facilitated a national dialogue on key priorities for education in Qatar. As a result, participants developed a series of brief recommendations that will be presented to the General Secretariat of Transforming Education Summit during the dedicated pre-summit in Paris and the main ......read more

    WCM-Q Training Program Provides a Boost for Budding Local Researchers

    Doha – June 15, 2022: Seven aspiring biomedical scientists gained key research skills by completing Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Biomedical Research Training Program (BRTP) for Nationals.  The BRTP is designed to give Qatari nationals and long-term residents who have recently graduated from college a solid foundation in practical lab skills, experience of working on real research projects alongside WCM-Q’s highly qualified scientific faculty, clinical research competencies, and an understanding of key concepts in research administration.  In recognition of their successful mastery of the skills and competencies covered on the program, the interns were presented with certificates of graduation at a special ceremony held at WCM-Q. This year’s ceremony also celebrated the tenth ......read more

    Manchester City FC Star Phil Foden Speaks About the Importance of Youth in the Sport

    • It comes during a record-year of attendance at City Football Schools with over 2,300 players training across UAE  • City Football Schools UAE has announced three new locations for 2022/23 season in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, including ACTIVE Masdar City, to continue club’s unprecedented growth over past decade    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 15 June 2022: City Football Schools in the UAE saw a record-year of attendance across the 2021/22 season, with more than 2,300 players developing their skills on the pitch.     Following the year of growth across the UAE, City Football Schools has also announced three new locations across Dubai and Abu Dhabi in time for the new 2022/23 season to kick off on 15th August 2022. The new locations will allow for even greater access for young ......read more

    140 Students Participate in Abu Dhabi University's 1st Annual College of Engineering Hackathon

    • In its 1st edition, the Competition was launched under the theme of “Lead your team in a race against time to engineer innovative solutions to today’s problems” • The Hackathon witnessed the participation of more than 140 students grouped into 20 teams that represented ten leading schools in the UAE   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 15 June 2022: As part of Abu Dhabi University (ADU) continuous efforts to elevate its student experience, ADU’s College of Engineering (CoE) hosted the 1st Annual College of Engineering Hackathon under the theme of “Lead your team in a race against time to engineer innovative solutions to today’s problems”. Sponsored by Raytheon Emirates, a Raytheon Technologies subsidiary headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the Hackathon provided students with ......read more

    GEMS Education's STREAMability puts new Focus on Solving UN SDGs with Innovative Prototypes

    • Twelve schools take part in fresh initiative based on inclusive collaboration • GEMS Legacy School hosts exhibition of designs to solve global challenges • Student teams of varied educational abilities combined to produce solutions     DUBAI, UAE: Twelve GEMS Education schools have taken part in a new initiative based on finding imaginative and innovative solutions to United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030, carried out by five-strong teams of students of varying abilities.   The ‘STREAMability’ teams presented their ideas at GEMS Legacy School (GLS) to an audience of fellow students, parents and educators. Ideas included, among others, solutions for preventing water wastage in school, a novel new system for school security against unwanted ......read more

    Doha Festival City Raises Awareness for Multiple Sclerosis with the Hamad Medical Corporation's Public Education Initiative

    As part of its #FestivalCares initiative, Doha Festival City hosted a two-day informative campaign on the support available to families in Qatar Doha, Qatar – 13, June 2022: Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only international choice for shopping, dining, and entertainment, hosted a two-day awareness campaign on the disease, Multiple Sclerosis in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation’s Neurology Department and Patient Family Education as well as with the Hamad Outpatient Neurology Clinic.  In line with World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day and its ongoing #FestivalCares programme, the Mall hosted a two-day campaign in collaboration with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), through setting up a booth to share information about the disease and to provide more information about the support available for ......read more

    Reviving Modern Standard Arabic can Unify the Arab World

    Carnegie Mellon expert believes MSA can bridge gap for Arab youth  Zeinab Ibrahim, sociolinguist and professor of Arabic studies at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, believes that an emphasis on Modern Standard Arabic education and new language teaching approaches can revive the language and bring the Arab world together.  “Today, English is a lingua franca, meaning it is the bridge language used in international forums,” says Ibrahim.  As a result, many Arabs are prioritizing English language learning over Modern Standard Arabic. “Many families are only being exposed to English content, whether it’s movies, series, or songs, and this is a concerning phenomenon.” “We should realize that the message we’re conveying to our ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Recognizes Four Winning Creatives during its “UAE Threads” Textiles Competition Award Ceremony

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 10 June 2022: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) recognized the winners of its “UAE Threads” Textiles Competition which witnessed the participation of eight teams consisting of 26 students from the College of Engineering (CoE), Interior Design program at ADU. Hosted in partnership with platinum sponsor Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC) and golden sponsor The Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi, the competition included three main categories focusing on furniture and artwork inspired by the UAE Heritage and EXPO 2020.  The Ceremony took place in attendance of HE Sheikh Ahmed Mohammed Sultan Bin Surour Al Dhaheri, Vice Chairman of the board of Directors and Managing Director of Abu Dhabi National Hotels, Charalampos Mylonas, Deputy CEO at Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC) and ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Holding rebrands to NEMA Holding

    • NEMA Holding established NEMA Education as its academic arm to support the education sector over the next 50 years    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 08 June 2022: Abu Dhabi University Holding, established in 2006, has announced the rebranding of the holding company name to 'NEMA Holding,' reflecting its progress as it implements its strategy to support the growth of the national economy over the next 50 years.   NEMA Holding, formerly called Abu Dhabi University Holding, has announced the establishment of 'NEMA Education,' an academic arm that will strengthen its leading role in the education sector and consolidate its position in the higher education sector in the UAE and beyond. NEMA Education's portfolio includes several higher education institutions and professional training ......read more

    GEMS Education Partners with Fixerman to Launch the UAE's Largest School E-Waste Campaign

    • Total of 43 GEMS Education schools to participate in year-long campaign • Campaign aims to collect and recycle half a tonne of e-waste per school • Secure e-waste collection bins to be placed in all GEMS schools in UAE   DUBAI, UAE: GEMS Education has teamed up with Fixerman, the Dubai-based device repair specialists, to launch the largest school electronic waste (e-waste) campaign in the UAE.   The campaign aims to reduce the amount of broken or unwanted devices, including mobile phones, tablets and laptops, that end up in landfill sites. When electronic devices are dumped in landfills, toxic substances like lead and mercury can leak into the soil and water system.   On average, a UAE resident produces 17.2 kilogrammes of e-waste every year, driven by an increasing dependence on ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Hosts the Largest Edition of the Undergraduate Research Competition

    • 813 students supported by 367 mentors from 53 universities across the MENA region including the UAE, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and others took part in the competition • 70 teams across 27 categories were recognized for their outstanding research and awarded monetary prizes   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 03 June 2022: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) held its ninth annual Undergraduate Research Competition (URC) and awards ceremony. The URC provides an opportunity for students to transform their creative ideas into research and innovation projects to support the development of their 21st century skills to produce the researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs of the future for the UAE’s knowledge economy. ADU’s URC is the largest undergraduate research event in the GCC and MENA region that encompasses ......read more

    GEMS Education Launches Scholarship programme to mark Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee

    • Programme to award one scholarship for every year of Queen’s 70-year reign • 70 pupils to benefit from scholarships, each covering tuition fees for a full year • GEMS students from across 43 GEMS schools will be eligible for scholarships   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education has launched a new scholarship programme in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, which marks the 70th anniversary of the accession of the British monarch in 1952. A total of 70 scholarships, each covering the full cost of a year’s tuition, will be awarded to students from across 43 GEMS schools.   Sunny Varkey, Founder, GEMS Education, said: “As the UAE’s oldest and largest school operator, we have been providing a world-class education based on the British curriculum ......read more

    Sheraa Opens Registration for New Startup Incubator Program Catered to the Next Generation of Young Entrepreneurs in the UAE

    Startup Dojo – Summer 2022 Incubator, which kicks off in July, will receive applications from university students and fresh graduates in the UAE until June 15th. Top three startups will receive prize money for their business.   Sharjah, June 02, 2022:  The Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) is offering a unique new opportunity to university students and fresh graduates in the UAE to transform their impactful ideas into businesses through a structured six-week incubator program, from July 18 to August 25, 2022.  Sheraa has announced the opening of registrations for Startup Dojo – Summer 2022 Incubator, an intensive, experiential learning opportunity that aims to empower young graduates and students to build businesses. For six weeks, participants will work in a hybrid setting with ......read more

    Northview International School, Doha to Open its Doors in August 2022

    A Leading American International School, Northview International will deliver incredible, whole child education focusing on academic rigor for children ages 3-18.   The internationally accredited American curriculum will focus on universal values, individual growth and broad development to enable pupils to realize their full potential, build resilience and become responsible citizens of the world and will be enriched by a range of dynamic extra-curricular experiences. Doha, Qatar – June 01, 2022: Northview International School, a new vibrant school by Artemis Education Group of Schools, will deliver an accredited American international curriculum at a mid-fee allowing increased access to outstanding education for more families. The school is now open to expressions of interest for the first intake of students ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University's Career Fair Returns for Students and Alumni on June 1st 2022

    • Two-day career fair returns for students and alumni to further explore career options on the 1st and 2nd of June 2022 • ADU students and alumni will be connected with 50 local/international organizations and companies    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 31 May 2022: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Vision 2027 to provide graduates and students with the knowledge, skills and mindset to become leaders of tomorrow, ADU is hosting its annual career fair at its main campus on June 1 and 2, 2022. Organized by ADU’s Employability and Alumni Relations Office, the career fair seeks to support student and alumni career goals by best preparing them for the professional market. The event will enable current ADU students and alumni alike to explore employment and internship opportunities and ......read more

    GEMS Wellington Schools Serve Up Nutrition Education with Jamie Oliver's Bite Back 2030

    - GEMS Wellington schools are first outside UK to partner Bite Back 2030 - GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail launches A-Level Food Technology   DUBAI, UAE: Four GEMS Education schools that together make up the GEMS Wellington group have joined celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s global ‘Bite Back 2030’ campaign with the aim of educating students on the importance of healthy meals and nutrition and furthering their understanding of food technology.   Bite Back 2030 began in the UK, where students have led a movement of young people to step up and take charge of the national conversation on child health and nutrition. Together, they have created and championed strategies within their schools, both at corporate and government level, to tackle rising obesity rates.   The impact of the ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Previews Sustainable Smart Construction and Concrete 3D Printing in the Third Edition of the ‘ADU-ASU Research Forum'

    • The Research Forum is under the theme of “Concrete in Hot Weather: Design for Sustainable Smart Construction and 3D Printing” • Virtual Participation was open for those unable to attend in person  • The event highlighted the importance of utilizing 3D printing and sustainable construction material under hot weather   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 25 May 2022: Following the success of the Research Forum in 2019 and 2021, the College of Engineering (CoE) at Abu Dhabi University (ADU), the largest engineering college in the UAE, hosted the third edition of the ADU-ASU Research Forum 2022 under the theme of “Concrete in Hot Weather: Design for Sustainable Smart Construction and 3D Printing” in collaboration with the School of Sustainable Engineering and Built Environment at ......read more

    WCM-Q Researchers and Students Publish Study on 3D Tissue-Engineered Drug Screening Platforms

    Doha – May 23, 2022: Senior researchers and medical students at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have published a paper focused on improving drug-screening platforms for vascular diseases. The research team, led by Dr. Isra Marei, Post-Doctoral Associate in Pharmacology, includes four members of WCM-Q’s Class of 2024 - Tala Abu Samaan, Maryam Ali Al-Quradaghi, Asmaa A Farah and Shamin Hayat Mahmud – plus Professor Chris Triggle, Professor of Pharmacology, and Associate Professor of Pharmacology Hong Ding.  The study has been published in Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine as an invited review for a special issue on regenerative medicine and is titled, ‘3D tissue-engineered vascular drug screening platforms: promise and considerations.’ The paper focused on improving drug screening ......read more

    Allen Overseas Opens Two New Academic Centres in the UAE

    Days after ALLEN Career Institute announced a Strategic Partnership, its global arm ALLEN Overseas held the Grand Opening of its two new Academic Centres in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.   Burjuman, 23rd May 2022: Continuing its expansion spree in the GCC, Allen Overseas (ALLEN) has opened two new Academic Centres in the UAE - Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, through which it aims to provide high-quality test-prep coaching to K12 students and help them achieve their highest potential. Reciprocating the students' increasing demand, the institute has launched its biggest centre in Sharjah with a capacity to nurture 1000+ students.   ALLEN Career Institute is India’s most renowned and result-oriented holistic coaching institute for the past 34 years. An education powerhouse led by the first generation Maheshwari brothers, Mr ......read more

    Carnegie Mellon Team Creates Three-Year Computer Science Curriculum

    New curriculum is piloted in seven Qatar schools   A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, has created a three-year computer science curriculum for middle school students to prepare students for higher level classes in computer science. The project was funded by a Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) grant from the National Priorities Research Program. The new curriculum is being piloted in seven Qatar schools this year, as well as schools in Pakistan and the United States. The team has already trained more than 200 teachers, who are teaching the new curriculum to more than 20,000 students in total. Saquib Razak, lead principal investigator on the project and the associate area head of computer science at CMU-Q, has been working for more than a decade on ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Festival's Riwaq Al Adab Wal Kitab returns to Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

    The 7th edition of the initiative introduces 14 new publications by Emirati authors  May 20, 2022 - Abu Dhabi, UAE: As part of the 19th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival, held under the theme ‘Crafting the Emirates State of Mind: Creation, Innovation and Joy’, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) presents the 7th edition of its Riwaq Al Adab Wal Kitab programme at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 23 to 29 May, 2022. The initiative aims to strengthen and support the Emirati publishing industry by cultivating and presenting the achievements of Emirati and Arab creative writers. This year, the programme is collaborating with local publishing houses Dar Nabati, Hamaleel and the Emirates Writers Union to publish 14 books by Emirati writers ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University hosts the fifth Educational Forum

    Abu Dhabi University organized the event in collaboration with the Regional Center for Educational Planning – UNESCO and the Queen Rania Teacher Academy Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 19 May 2022: Under the patronage of H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, the Minister of Education in the UAE and in partnership with the Regional Center for Educational Planning – UNESCO and The Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA), Abu Dhabi University (ADU) hosted the fifth Educational Forum, under the theme “Re-imagining Education.” ADU faculty members in addition to members from the World Bank, UNESCO, QRTA, and USA’s Drexel University attended the Forum as speakers. The Forum discussed the challenges facing schools and explored post-COVID-19 educational opportunities such as taking education out of the confinements of ......read more

    Match Day Joy for WCM-Q's New Doctors

    Doha – May 17, 2022:  Newly graduated doctors of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have matched with residency programs at some of the world’s most prestigious university hospitals.  The newly qualified doctors, who graduated this month, matched with residency training programs at elite institutions in Qatar and the United States, including Hamad Medical Corporation, Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Case Western/University Hospital Cleveland, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, the University of Pennsylvania, Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, among others.  The medical specialties the new doctors will be pursuing are anesthesiology, dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, ......read more

    Rize University Fair Returns to Connect Students with World-Leading Universities

    • Running from May 22-27, more than 100 leading universities will participate in the six-day virtual fair, including four of the world’s top 10 and 31 of the world’s top 100 • More than twenty-five new universities are joining this year’s virtual fair, including University of Sydney, New York University, University of Manchester and University of Toronto, offering students access to more than 100 sessions     Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 13, 2022: With thousands of students preparing to embark on their journeys into higher education, Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has announced the return of its Rize University Fair, an ADEK initiative that connects students with leading local and international universities.   Held between May 22-27, the Rize ......read more

    Fifteen-Year-Old Student Wins Water Alliance RE-NEW Our World Challenge with Project Aimed at Reducing Single-Use Plastic and Strengthening National Water Security

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10th  May 2022:  Water Alliance, a Dubai-based non-profit organization focused on promoting the value of water by  encouraging individuals to  adopt sustainable lifestyles, has officially announced the winners of its RE-NEW Our World water innovation challenge for students in the UAE. Launched with the support of sponsors, knowledge and culture partners, the challenge aims to inspire school students from the ages of 8 to 20, to ideate innovative solutions that will tackle local and global water issues, positively contributing towards a more sustainable environment and access to water for communities across the world. As a new member of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) competition organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Water Alliance will be sending the ......read more

    WCM-Q Students Boost Key Physicianship Skills with Cornell Stars Program

    Doha – May 9, 2022: The next generation of doctors currently learning their craft at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) had the chance to develop core physicianship skills when they took online consultations with some of the youngest members of the community.  Medical students at WCM-Q logged in to the event to take part in a series of consultations with children aged two months to six years, under the supervision of qualified pediatricians. The event, which has been held virtually since 2020 owing to physical distancing guidelines, is an important step in the clinical training of the students as they experience for the first time the joy and challenge of engaging with a young patient, putting them at ease, and then conducting a medical examination.  Prior to lockdown, the annual Cornell Stars event was a ......read more

    St. George's University, Grenada, in association with Ramaiah Group of Institutions

    St. George’s University, Grenada, in association with Ramaiah Group of Institutions, Bengaluru, is Accepting Applications from Aspiring Medical Students for their September 2022 Intake Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 09 May 2022 – St. George’s University, Grenada, in association with the Ramaiah Group of Institutions, Bengaluru, has announced it is accepting applications for entry to its September 2022 class from prospective medical students.   SGU, in association with Ramaiah, offers a 5-Year Medical Degree Pathway where students can complete their first year of the pathway in India, the second year either at Northumbria University in the UK, or at SGU’s True Blue campus in Grenada, the third year in Grenada, and the last two years doing their clinical rotations either in the US or in the UK. This gives ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University refreshes its Innovation Strategy to Optimize the Impact of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the UAE

    • ADUi aims to contribute to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the UAE’s innovation agenda • Abu Dhabi University appointed Dr. Alberto Peralta as the Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and the lead for its innovation strategy  • The Strategy builds on research to empower aspiring and seasoned innovators as they pursue new ways to create, deliver and capture value for a more sustainable and inclusive world   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 9 May 2022: Under the theme of “powering a more sustainable world”, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) refreshes its innovation strategy titled Abu Dhabi University Innovate (ADUi). ADUi is focused on three main pillars including innovation, research and incubation which will serve as the engine for the advancement of ......read more

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    • From 2018 to 2021, ADU saw the participation of 1,467 female students with 26 of its female students taking home awards in the annual Undergraduate Research Competiton (URC) • The number of female winners increased by over 200% in three years • ADU offers an engaging educational environment that empowers women to grow and succeed in engineering and computing research • ADU students were awarded with this year’s Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) WISC scholarships   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 11 October 2021: In line ......read more

    De Montfort University Dubai, expands footprint with employability focused programs in the UAE

    • Offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching, excellent facilities, and a fantastic student experience. • Winner of Best Careers and Employability Service (NUE) Awards, UK 2021    Dubai-UAE - 11 October 2021:  De Montfort University (DMU) Leicester has launched its operations from Dubai international Academic City, enhancing the presence of research and employability focused programs in the UAE as well as the global educational experience available to students from the region and beyond.    Founded in 1870, De Montfort ......read more

    MBRSC Announces Astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi finished their first year of training at NASA's Johnson Space Center

    Dubai, UAE - 07, October 2021: The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) announced that Astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi completed their first training year successfully at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Throughout their 6 hours underwater in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL), they passed their evaluations which included using the Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU), the maintenance of the International Space Station and the Incapacitated Crew Rescue (ICR).   ...read more

    Pro Golf Coach Claude Harmon III Offers Coaching to Elite-Level Golfers at GEMS FirstPoint School

    • Students jump at opportunity to hear from one of the world’s top golf coaches • FirstPoint has partnered with Claude Harmon III Performance Golf Academy • School’s Golf Centre of Excellence offers a bespoke curriculum to top golfers     Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 06, 2021:  Celebrated professional golf coach Claude Harmon III, the grandson of the late Claude Harmon and son of Claude “Butch” Harmon Jr, yesterday paid a visit to GEMS FirstPoint School – The Villa to share his life lessons, advice and secrets ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge Celebrates Abu Dhabi's Educators on World Teacher's Day 2021

    • Honors a trio of exceptional teachers   • Launches Teachers Hotline dedicated for professionals to share suggestions and opinions • Releases ‘Welcome to Your New Home’ a guide designed to help new teachers transition into their life in Abu Dhabi   Abu Dhabi, UAE- 05 October 2021: The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has marked World Teachers Day 2021 by honoring the top trio of exceptional teachers for their dedication and contribution to the profession, as well as the launch of a duo of new initiatives aimed at ......read more

    GEMS Jumeirah Primary School Celebrates its Silver Jubilee with Digital-Free Classes and a 1990s ‘Street Party'

    • GEMS Chairman and Founder Mr Sunny Varkey attended school’s ribbon cutting • Students learned about the 1990s and relived 1996 by going without digital devices  • The outstanding British primary school held a 1990s-themed party for its students   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 3, 2021:   GEMS Jumeirah Primary School has celebrated its 25th anniversary by turning the clock back to the 1990s when social media barely existed, DVDs had only just been launched, and Dolly the Sheep became the first mammal to be successfully ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University and SEHA organize a seminar titled “COVID-19: UAE Experience in Combating the Pandemic: Lessons Learned and A Roadmap for the Future”

    H.E. Dr. Jamal AlKaabi said: “The secret behind the exceptional and distinguished model that the UAE has applied to respond efficiently to the pandemic lies within the country's wise leadership that believed in us and supported our mission to overcome difficulties and prioritize the health and wellbeing of the society.” Abu Dhabi, September 30, 2021:   Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family ......read more

    GEMS Millennium School, Sharjah Opening New Provision for Pre-Kindergarten Age Children

    • Children to receive early taste of science and engineering as part of classes • 75 places for 3-year-olds and up; two teachers plus assistant for each class • New provision offers youngest learners head start to acquire important skills  New   Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - Septeber 29, 2021: GEMS Millennium School, Sharjah (GMS) today announced plans for an exciting new pre-kindergarten provision to meet a growing demand for three-year-olds and above.   From Sunday (3 October), the highly regarded Indian curriculum through school will ......read more

    GEMS Education Students and Teachers to Build on Expo 2020 Dubai Impact with 277,000 Visits and 774 Projects

    • 43 GEMS schools across the UAE will actively participate in Expo 2020 Dubai • 122,000 students from 165 nationalities will be visiting the Expo at least twice • 16,500 teachers and staff from 88 nationalities to enjoy experience of a lifetime New   September 27, 2021:  GEMS Education’s 43 schools across the Emirates are gearing up for the long-awaited public opening of Expo 2020 Dubai on 1 October, with the school group expecting to contribute at least 277,000 student-teacher visits via 9,780 school trips over the next six ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre: UAE CREW ONE to Start The SIRIUS 20/21 Mission in Moscow in November 2021

    The crew to continue training as part of Emirates Space Simulation Project    Dubai, UAE - 27, September 2021: The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) today announced that Abdallah AlHammadi and Saleh AlAmeri, the two Emirati CREW ONE analog astronauts, will continue their training as part of the Emirates space simulation project within the Scientific International Research in Unique Terrestrial Station (SIRIUS) 21/21 mission.   The mission slated to begin in November, this year, is set to simulate life in space over an eight-month period at the Ground ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University signs MoU with Egypt's SMART Company for Modern Educational Services

    As part of its efforts to advance the digital transformation of Arab universities Mansoor Al Awar:  We will continue unifying our efforts to promote the digital transformation of Arab universities, as well as empower the academic, research, social, and business sectors to keep pace with the rapid technological developments happening across the globe Partnership is a significant step towards deepening the brotherly relations and historical ties between UAE and Egypt and expand cooperation in knowledge and education 20 September 2021 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University has ......read more

    School Librarian of the Year Award Now Open for 2022 Nominations

    The award highlights the significant role that librarians play in instilling reading and enhancing the educational process   Dubai, 20, September 2021:  The search is on for the UAE’s top school librarians with the return of the prestigious annual School Librarian of the Year Award. Now in its sixth year, the award is given by the The General Secretariat of Executive Council of Dubai and Emirates Literature Foundation to those individuals who have shown exceptional commitment in championing literacy in their schools and sharing their passion for books. It will be awarded ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University holds Virtual Graduation Ceremony for 2021 Cohort

    Abu Dhabi, 19 September 2021: Under the patronage and in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) celebrated the graduation of its 15th cohort in a virtual ceremony.  Along with 2050 graduates – 44% from undergraduate programs and 56% from postgraduate programs - His Excellency Dr. Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, Chairman of ADU's Board of Directors, Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of ADU, Professor Thomas Hochstettler, the Provost, Salem Mubarak Al Dhaheri, Executive Director of Community ......read more

    Indian Faculty Members from St. George's University Grenada are Recognized for Their Excellence In Medicine And Medical Education

    The Office of the Honorary Consul of India to Grenada honored two longtime St. George’s University faculty members—Drs. Vishnu Rao and Narasimhan Prabhakar—for their commitment to medicine and medical education in August..  Dubai, United Arab Emirates 19 September 2021:   Awardees received the accolades from the Honorary Consul of India to Grenada Shadel Nyack Compton, as well as the Honorable Minister Oliver Joseph. “An honor like this would have been unimaginable to me as a little boy growing up in India,” said Dr. Rao, who ......read more

    The Effect of the New Indian Education Policy (NEP) on Springdales School, Dubai

    The recent National Education Policy 2020 in India comes 34 years after the previous policy, announced in 1986 and revised in 1992. It took six years of work and consultations with thousands of educators, policymakers, and members of civil society. It was truly a democratic effort and is highly aspirational in that it looks ahead to having an education system by 2040, that is second to none, with equitable access to the highest quality education for all learners, regardless of social and economic background. The immediate impact on Springdales School, Dubai is the move to a  5+3+3+4 ......read more

    Ajman University and its Faculty Bag Prestigious Global Islamic Finance Awards

    Ajman, United Arab Emirates, Sept 16th , 2021:  Ajman University and its Professor & Director of Center for Excellence in Islamic Finance (AU-CEIF), Dr. Adnan Aziz have won the prestigious Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) given out by the UK-based leading awarding body for Islamic Banking awards globally. Ajman University is the First University in the UAE to win this prestigious award as the ‘Best Emerging Education Services Provider of the Year’ for 2021, for its contribution and commitment to the growth of Islamic Banking and Finance Industry. Additionally, ......read more

    All About Springdales School Dubai

    Springdales School is one of India’s most distinguished private schools. Established in 1955 by veteran British educationist Mrs. Rajni Kumar, the school quickly grew from a small nursery to a full-fledged educational institution and made a distinct mark with its vibrancy and fresh approach. ...read more

    Yoga Day Event by Springdales School & Tender Hearts Arena

    The SAWA department organized a yoga session on 26th June 2019 in partnership with Tender Hearts Arena, Dubai. This initiative was conducted to celebrate yoga month. Tender Hearts Arena is an Institute that seeks to enhance the social, behavioral, and life skills of Determined Learners in a fun and creative manner. The yoga teacher from Tender Hearts Arena with 15 determined students lead the yoga session with our Springdalians. Students from KG to Secondary attended along with their teachers. The session went on for 1 hour, where different yoga postures were taught and followed by all the ......read more

    Ajman University Joins AWS Academy to Equip Students with In-Demand Cloud Computing Skills

    Ajman, United Arab Emirates, Sept 14th , 2021:  Ajman University announced its participation in AWS Academy, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) program that provides higher education institutions with a ready-to-teach cloud computing curriculum. Beginning in Fall 2021, students can enroll in courses that will prepare them to pursue careers in the fast-growing cloud computing space and industry-recognized AWS certifications.    AWS Academy brings together higher education institutions, students, and industry leaders to address the cloud skills gap and meet the need for thousands ......read more

    Why Start at the Age of Three…?

    "The first 5 years have so much to do with how the next 80 turn out.” – Bill Gates. September 14, 2021:  Children are born with an instinct provided by the nature that gives them a powerful urge to explore the surrounding world and learn from it- just as a bird doesn’t need to learn how to fly, nor does a fish to swim. Children have a unique ability to absorb qualities of their environment just by being exposed to it. Children are like little sponges and they can absorb more than we think they can; we as educators and as parents should make use of this time to ......read more

    Springdalian Tuvimanyu Gautam wins Best Journalist Award in International Press Corps

    “Tuvimanyu Gautam of Grade 10A, has won the Best Journalist Award in International Press Corps at Universal MUN 1.0, held on the 10th and 11th of July, 2021. He had represented CNN in the United Nations Security Council.“ ...read more

    Abu Dhabi University and the Scholarships Office Sign a Memorandum of Understanding'

    United Arab Emraites, 13 September 2021: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Scholarship Office of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs (SCO), aimed at developing and adopting specific mechanisms of cooperation between both entities. The MoU will contribute to improving the quality of academic outputs and scholarships for students in line with government directives.  Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of ADU, and Juma Al Rumaithi, Acting Director of the Scholarships Office, signed the MoU in the presence of representatives from both ......read more

    GEMS Education Teacher Wins Brand New BMW X2 after Signing Up for an Emirates NBD Bank Account

    • Giveaway result of GEMS-Emirates NBD partnership designed to surprise and delight • Brand new BMW X2 unveiled during prize ceremony held at GEMS Corporate Office • Winner is British expat Foundation Stage teacher who only arrived in UAE in December     Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 13, 2021:   Charlotte Hugill, a Foundation Stage teacher at GEMS Cambridge International School – Sharjah, got considerably more than she bargained for when she opened a bank account with Emirates NBD at her school.   The teacher from ......read more

    GEMS Winchester School Fujairah becomes UAE's first school to win prestigious GL Education award

    • Advocate Partner Award recognises the expert use of GL assessments at school  • Teachers identify areas of focus and potential barriers to uphold high performance • Effective use of GL data assists with the promotion of the UAE National Agenda   Dubai, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Winchester School Fujairah (WSF) has been awarded the Advocate Partner Award from GL Education, to become the first school in the UAE and one of only two schools in the world outside the UK to achieve the prestigious educational award.    GL Education provides an ......read more

    GEMS CEO and Student-Author Record Children's Audiobook to Mark International Literacy Day

    • Little Bird – A Book for Toddlers written by Year 7 GEMS Metropole School student • Book voiced by GEMS CEO to be added to charitable book-share platform Kupepo • Kupepo, inspired by a GEMS student, provides books for underprivileged children     Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 08, 2021:   Dino Varkey, GEMS Education Group CEO, has joined 11-year-old student-author Diaco Taaeb to record a digital book for Kupepo, a free digital platform providing eBooks for children who have limited access to libraries.   Recorded on ......read more

    GEMS schools win prestigious awards for Educational Excellence

    GEMS schools win prestigious awards for Educational Excellence Dubai, UAE: GEMS Education schools have been awarded with two prestigious awards at the Sharjah Awards for Educational Excellence for the Academic Year 2020-2021. The ceremony recognized one of GEMS’ outstanding students, in the Distinguished Student category, as well as the Parent Forum of a GEMS school in the Outstanding Parents Council category. Trisha Nikhilkumar Sayani, Grade 8 student at GEMS Our Own English High School won the award for both her academic excellence and ambitious attitude. Trisha said “I ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University: ‘Remote work is a sustainable option'

    UAE - 07 September 2021 - Remote working as a human resource policy is a sustainable option which may help organizations keep pace with the trends and needs of the future, according to the Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), following the findings of a survey study it conducted recently. Researchers of the study provided several recommendations, notably the need to prepare comprehensive and integrated policies that will lay the foundations for remote working and create a culture of positivity to stimulate productivity and sustain excellence. They have also suggested the ......read more

    GEMS World Academy – Abu Dhabi set to move to brand-new campus on Al Reem Island in September 2022

    Dubai, UAE: GEMS Education schools have been awarded with two prestigious awards at the Sharjah Awards for Educational Excellence for the Academic Year 2020-2021. The ceremony recognized one of GEMS’ outstanding students, in the Distinguished Student category, as well as the Parent Forum of a GEMS school in the Outstanding Parents Council category. Trisha Nikhilkumar Sayani, Grade 8 student at GEMS Our Own English High School won the award for both her academic excellence and ambitious attitude. Trisha said “I feel honoured to be a recipient of the prestigious Sharjah ......read more

    AUE Launches Another Unique Program in Special Education

    Dubai - The American University in the Emirates (AUE) September 5th, 2021:  In line with the UAE national strategy to provide future generations with the necessary technical and practical skills to drive the economy,  the American University in the Emirates (AUE) has launched a four-year Bachelor's degree in Special Education starting September 5th, 2021 with the start of its new academic year.  The offering of this program addresses the major pillars of UAE Centennial 2071 and focuses on equity and inclusion for all students.  The program seeks to contribute to ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Schools to Offer Students and Educators On-Campus Covid-19 PCR Tests

    • Strategic PCR testing initiative by ADEK and DoH facilitates safe schooling and provides relief to parents • Routine PCR testing by age and vaccination status to be offered at all schools in the emirate • Nasal or saliva PCR test available for students within target age categories   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 2 September 2021: Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), in collaboration with Department of Health- Abu Dhabi (DoH), has announced a strategic new initiative to provide COVID-19 PCR tests for students, educators and school staff ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority and UNICEF Partner to Promote Global Innovation in Early Childhood Development

    UNICEF to join WED Movement effort to develop new ECD policies and programs to strengthen the early childhood sector in Abu Dhabi and worldwide  31 AUGUST 2021: Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority (ECA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are partnering on a series of initiatives to advance their shared mission to drive innovation and excellence in early childhood development and to create opportunities for every child in Abu Dhabi and around the world to be raised in a healthy, safe and nurturing environment. As part of this partnership, UNICEF is joining the ......read more

    Over 1,000 Emirati Students Enroll in the Al Ghurair Young Thinkers Program for Career Readiness

    • Zayed University & Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education mark first year of successful partnership  • 409 students complete career assessment, 688 students enroll for at least one course of the YTP platform   Dubai – August 29, 2021:  Zayed University (ZU) and the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE), have successfully marked the first year of their partnership, following a Memorandum of Understanding between the two entities to support Emirati youth along their education and early employment ......read more

    HBMSU completes investigative research on remote working phenomenon

    Study explores how remote working can be a successful model that ensure business sustainability and enhance happiness and well-being in the community Fahd Al Saadi: ‘The results of this research will serve as a basis for enhancing the readiness of key sectors, primarily education, to adopt remote working in preparation for the future.’ UAE, 28 August 2021 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) announced that it has completed its recent empirical research studying the phenomenon of remote working, using the latest practical scientific research tools. The initiative is ......read more

    Launch of PACE Modern British School, Rashidiya, Dubai

    Attendees: 1. Dr P A Ibrahim Haji, Chairman PACE Group 2. Mr Ahmed Ibrahim Mohammed Al Hammadi, UAE Writer, Chairman Unipex International, Dubai, UAE. 3. Mr Graham Howell, Principal, PACE Modern British School, Dubai   PACE Group- Overview   PACE Group is a network of 18 Educational institutions spread over India, UAE and Kuwait. Established under the leadership of renowned industrialist and educationist, Dr. P.A. Ibrahim, the group was founded as PA Educational Trust in the year 1999. To this day PACE remains true to its roots and is dedicated to offering ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Schools Reopen After Undergoing Intensive Safety Compliance Inspections

    Over 200 compliance inspections were carried out across the emirate between 15 to 26 August by ADEK’s Health and Safety team, with 221 No Objection Certificates issued Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 August, 2021: The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has conducted more than 200 compliance inspection visits to Private and Charter Schools across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to ensure their readiness to safely welcome students back to in-class education for the Academic Year 2021/22. Over an intensive two weeks, ADEK’s Health and Safety team conducted inspection ......read more

    GEMS Education Hosts the UAE's Largest Teacher Induction Day as 1,600 New Teachers Join its Ranks

    • GEMS Awareness Day is an annual induction event for GEMS teachers  • New hires join a cohort of more than 7,000 teachers from 82 countries • 120,000 students from 165 nationalities will start the new academic term     Dubai, UAE, 26 August 2021: GEMS Education welcomed 1,600 new teachers across its schools in the UAE on Thursday 26 August 2021, at its annual induction event, GEMS Awareness Day, ahead of the return to school for the new academic term on Sunday.    Following changes in the COVID-19 regulations, the event was held ......read more

    Ajman University Students Win Prestigious James Dyson Award for Design Engineering

    The students were recognized as National Winners for their innovative solution against child sexual abuse Ajman, United Arab Emirates, Aug.26, 2021:  In recognition for their brilliant innovation to solve a pressing social issue, a team of Ajman University Engineering College students have been awarded the James Dyson National Award for Design Engineering. The James Dyson Award is an international design award that celebrates, encourages and inspires the next generation of design engineers. The winning students - Marwa Alshouli, Somaya Samra, Bashayer Alasfour and Shamma Hareb - ......read more

    HBMSU now accepting applications for Academic Year 2021-2022

    Accredited programs to be delivered using smart learning model that includes direct classes and self-study learning Fahad Al Saadi: We build the capabilities of our youth in fields that support UAE’s bid to become world’s number one in next 50 years University aims to provide quality education and build future skills using flexible smart approach to learning that is beyond the limits of time and place​ UAE, August 24, 2021 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced that it is now accepting applications for its Bachelor’s and ......read more

    PMI Launches New Online Course to Empower MENA Changemakers and Support Organizational Transformation

    The course is the first step in a new series teaching project managers and teams the skills needed to support a company’s operational and strategic overhaul   United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 23, 2021: Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's leading association for project professionals and changemakers, announced the launch of a new online course dedicated to business transformation, the first in an upcoming series on the same topic. The new course, Organizational Transformation: Foundation, is powered by Brightline® , a PMI initiative, and provides project ......read more

    ADU Allocates More Than AED 50 Million to Its Academic and Humanitarian Programs for the Current Year

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 21 August 2021: Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nayhan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and President of the University’s Board of Trustees, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) continues its humanitarian aid and social responsibility efforts which have established a culture of voluntarism among its students, faculty and staff members.  ADU has invested in building strong relationships with the community through the provision of high-quality education, workshops, seminars, scholarships and financial ......read more

    Ajman University to Launch more Covid-19 Discounts

    Ajman, United Arab Emirates, August 21st, 2021:  In order to mitigate the potentially devastating consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and to help future students and their families, Ajman University will host the open week initiative for students from 22th to 26th August, 2021. The open week will be held in Sheikh Zayed Centre at Ajman University campus. The event will provide future students and their parents an opportunity to gain information about the programs offered at the university. During the open week, the students will be offered 100% admission fees waiver, up to 25% ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Wins ‘Workspace Transformation of the Year' Award

     ADU’s Director of Information Management & Technology Department (IMT) has been selected as “Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Year” in the education category   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates— 17 August 2021: Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally-recognized academic institution, has received the “Workspace Transformation of the Year” award in the education category at the Future Workspace Summit & Awards, held in Dubai by Leap Media Solutions, publishers of CXO DX, the region’s leading content platform. During ......read more

    The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Sharjah Branch launches First Cartoon Character for the Maritime Sector in the UAE

    The initiative spreads awareness about the significant role Emirati seafarers play in the maritime sector that is one the key pillars of the UAE’s sustainable economy, supporting the efforts made for the Year of the Fiftieth United Ara Emirates, 17 August 2021: As part of its ongoing efforts to empower young Emiratis to join the maritime sector, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Sharjah Branch (AASTS), has launched an Emirati cartoon character for the maritime sector. Through this innovative media awareness initiative, the first of its kind by a ......read more

    GEMS Al Khaleej National School Renamed Ahead of Move to New, State-of-the-art Campus

    • AKNS renamed GEMS Al Khaleej International School to reflect updated proposition  • School will move to expansive, purpose-built site in Al Warqa 4 in February next year • School’s capacity set to rise to more than 4,000 students, to meet increasing demand      Dubai, United Arab Emirates - August 16, 2021: GEMS Al Khaleej National School is being renamed GEMS Al Khaleej International School ahead of its relocation from its current site in Al Garhoud to a brand new campus in the Al Warqa 4 neighbourhood of Dubai. The move is set to be ......read more

    GEMS Education Collaborates With Arizona State University for Innovative Online College Pathway

    - GEMS secondary students can now earn ASU credits while studying at high school - Collaboration part of GEMS drive to expand access to education through technology - ASU named USA’s number one ‘Most Innovative School’ for six consecutive years   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - August 15, 2021:   GEMS Education today announces a unique collaboration with Arizona State University (ASU), one of the United States’ most digitally-driven universities focused on expanding global access to education and named the number one ‘Most Innovative ......read more

    Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority's WED Movement Engages Global Experts to Drive Innovation

    UAE -  14 August 2021: Abu Dhabi’s World Early Childhood Development Movement (WED Movement) has launched a new initiative bringing together global experts to develop innovative and actionable solutions advancing Abu Dhabi’s vision to be a leader in Early Childhood Development.   WED Movement was established earlier this year under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority (ECA). Under ECA, WED Movement is harnessing the ......read more

    GEMS Students Celebrate Record-Breaking GCSE Results to Top off ‘Exceptional' School Exam Season

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – August 12, 2021:  Students at GEMS Education’s British curriculum schools, together with their teachers, principals and parents, today celebrated another record year of GCSE results.    A total of 2,971 students from 20 GEMS schools took over 22,100 IGCSE/GCSEs this year. Across the GEMS network, 1,733 students achieved top grades of 9-8 (equivalent to A*), 50% of entries attained grades 9-7 (A*-A) compared to 30% in England, and 89% of entries were awarded grades 9-4 (A*-C) compared to 79% in England.    Dino ......read more

    GEMS Students, Parents and Teachers Celebrate Record-Breaking A-level Results

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – August 11, 2021:  GEMS Education students, parents and staff are today celebrating outstanding A-level results that surpass even last year’s record outcomes and which have been achieved despite the many challenges and disruptions of the past 12 months.   More than 980 pupils from 16 GEMS British curriculum schools in the UAE completed nearly 2,900 A-levels, with 38% of students achieving an A* grade. Across schools, over 50% of entries achieved A* to A grades, with 75% recording A* to B grades.   Dino Varkey, Group CEO, GEMS ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University's Programming Course Reaches More than 1,800 Future Coders

    As part of the National Program for Coders   - ADU selected among eight national universities to train 20,000 individuals as part of the National Program for Coders, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum  - 95% of the participants were satisfied with the programming course offered by ADU    10, August 2021: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) “Investing in Our Community” initiative, ADU recently offered a programming course that reached more than 1,800 individuals from 300 schools, universities and companies across more ......read more

    Aldar Academies Celebrate a Record Year for a-level Results With Its Highest Ever Grades and 100% Pass Rate

    • Aldar Academies, part of Aldar Education, is celebrating a record year of A-level results with a 100% pass rate, with nearly 50% of grades awarded at A*-A across all subjects – the highest ever A-level results for the education group to date • Al Yasmina Academy also records its highest ever A-level results with 48% of grades awarded at A*-A, and over 77% at A*-B while Al Ain Academy achieved 59% of grades A*-A • The impressive results exceed the 2020 national average for A* grades by more than 12% • The record results account for students at Al Yasmina ......read more

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