Over 100 students were recognized for their achievements in STEM disciplines
Award ceremonies were led by Ghannam Al Mazrouei, Chairman of ADNOC Schools, Kazuyoshi Arisaka, Director and General Manager of Abu Dhabi branch of JODCO and Masaki Tsuda, General Manager of Kumon Institute of Education – Abu Dhabi
Through the Kumon program, ADNOC Schools continues to create innovative educational experiences and opportunities for UAE youth
Abu Dhabi, UAE – December 11 2018: This week, ADNOC Schools celebrated the students who have excelled as participants of the world-acclaimed Kumon learning method – a few months after the program was piloted at two of the education provider’s schools.
Launched in partnership with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Japan Oil ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 8 2018: The University of Balamand Dubai (UOBD), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC and the first university in Dubai Investments Park, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Emirates District Cooling (Emicool) which will provide student scholarships in the fields of civil engineering and business studies as of academic year 2019-2020.
The MoU was signed for UOBD and Emicool to develop, collaborate and engage in mutually beneficial educational opportunities for students and under the terms of the agreement, scholarships will be provided for two business students and one civil engineering student, giving a 50% tuition waiver as of the 2019-2020 academic year.
Dr Adib Moubadder CEO Emicool said: “We are proud to partner with the University of ......read more
Dubai, December 4, 2018: Quality management and business excellence expert, Dr Flevy Lasrado, was presented with the ASQ-UAE Quality Professionals Award at a prestigious award ceremony in Dubai recently.
Dr Flevy, Assistant Professor specialising in Quality Management at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), won the award for her outstanding professional achievements and publications on quality and business excellence in the region.
The award was presented by Mr Elmer K. Corbin, Chairman of the Board, ASQ and Director and Global Delivery Excellence Leader, IBM Watson Health, USA and Mr Ali Ibrahim, Deputy Director General for Executive Affairs - Dubai Economic Department.
Launched in 2015 under the patronage of Dubai Economy’s Business Excellence division, the award is the first of its type in the ......read more
An energetic adventure in Hatta witnessed fitness, team work and National Day celebrations
04 December 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) along with 47 Emirati women, gathered together on 24th November for “The UAE National Day Adventure by FBMA”, a fitness inspired event to celebrate both the UAE National Day and the importance of physical health.
Taking place in the breath-taking surroundings of Hatta, Dubai, 47 Emirati women, aged 17 and above spent the day taking part in a number of events, along with raising 47 UAE flags ahead of the 47th UAE National Day. The ladies took part in kayaking, hiking and mountain biking, all with the purpose of not just fun, but to understand the importance of team work, overcoming challenge and setting and reaching ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (November 28, 2018): A Repton School Dubai student, Athija Obaid Mohamed Jaber AlMheiri, has achieved the highest score in the world for her Arabic GCSE and has received a Commendation from the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Repton Dubai, Khaled AlMheiri. EKI is the holding company of the Repton family of schools which incorporates Repton Dubai, Repton Abu Dhabi and Foremarke School.
Athija achieved an overall score of 300, the highest mark attainable, and was recognised in a special ceremony to commend her hard work and efforts, which was also attended by David Cook, Headmaster and Timothy Hollis, Head of Senior School, as well as her family.
David Cook, Headmaster, Repton comments: “We are very proud of Athija for her hard work and determination and we ......read more
This December, let your children indulge in poetry as they discover the beauty of rhythmic words
November 27th, 2018; Dubai, UAE: This winter, little campers at British Orchard Nursery will learn the language of poetry through drama, games and play. Based on three popular rhyming stories by prize-winning author Julia Donaldson, the fun and easy activities at the camp will help little ones explore and discover the beauty of rhyming words as they gradually learn to use them creatively. The three-week winter camp, starting from 16th December and ending on 3rd January, will focus on developing English language skills while opening young minds to fresh concepts and vivid imagination. Each week, children will be introduced to strange, funny creatures and wild animals in a story while they learn new words and place them in a ......read more
The Award aims to raise awareness around humanitarian causes and set the foundation at an early age for philanthropy and entrepreneurship
Funds raised will support Dubai Cares’ programs in Jordan and India
35 schools across the UAE registered in the award so far
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 27 , 2018: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced its latest edition of the Dubai Cares Distinguished Philanthropic Award in Schools, an initiative that invites students from public and private schools across the seven emirates to participate in this competition by putting forward creative and innovative fundraising concepts, whilst showing a sense of philanthropy and entrepreneurship at an early age. The Award, which is widely popular among ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (November 27, 2018): Getting in the spirit of the Dubai 30 x 30 Fitness Challenge, Foremarke School in association with British Mums opened their gates to the local community for a lively sports morning. The event was held on the expansive school grounds in Al Barsha and was filled with fun activities that encouraged children and parents to get active.
During the fun-filled day, children along with their parents engaged in a wide variety of games, drills and sports including football, archery, karate, gymnastics and rugby, and more, all under the guidance of the expert coaches from Gulf Star Sports and Foremarke’s PE teachers.
Foremarke is a British curriculum preparatory school educating children from FS 1 to Year 8. It places a keen emphasis on physical education as well ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 26, 2018: Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior inaugurated today morning (Monday) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), the second Aqdar World Summit. The ceremony was attended by HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance; His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education.
Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan inaugurated during the ceremony the Summit organized by the Khalifa Empowerment Program “Aqdar” in cooperation with INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding, the United Nations, the National Archives, the Ministry of Education, along with a number of local institutions and entities.
Following the recognition ceremony, HH ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2018: As part of the month-long Dubai Fitness Challenge, Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and Amity University played a friendly exhibition match at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort on 13th November.
Dr. Abdulla Al Karam, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General of Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) led a team of colleagues from KHDA, against Dr. Vajahat Hussain, CEO of Amity Middle East and his team of students and faculty members. Each team of 4 was mounted on horseback using mallets with long, flexible handles to drive a wooden ball between two goal posts on a grass field at the equestrian-inspired resort.
Following the match, Dr. Atul Chauhan, Chancellor of Amity University announced the launch of the region’s first Amity Polo Cup in association ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2018: The two UAE National teams have continued their winning start in the Girls’ Under 18 category of the Dubai Sports Council Football Academies Championship, cruising to victories in week four of the tournament.
The UAE National Team A, who had trounced Regional Sports 8-1 in their opening match, blanked The Football Academy Belles 3-0 in their second outing last weekend, while the UAE National Team B, who had started their campaign with a 1-0 win over TFA Belles in week three, defeated FC Academy Just Play by the same score.
In the third Girls’ U18 match of the weekend, du LaLiga High Performance Centre Girls made it three wins from three with a 4-0 triumph over Regional Sports.
In the Boys’ U18 category, however, du LaLiga HPC were not so fortunate as TFA Youth, who had one ......read more
Dubai, 13th November, 2018: Alpen Capital announced the publication of its GCC Education Industry report. The report provides an outlook of the GCC Education industry until 2022 covering pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary and vocational segments across all GCC nations. The report profiles some of the prominent education providers in the region and analyses the growth drivers, trends and challenges faced by the sector.
“The GCC education sector is continuing to grow on account of a rising population coupled with the growing preference for private education. Despite a slowdown in economic growth, regional governments have continued to allocate sizeable portions of their budgets to the education sector. Development of the education sector has remained a top priority for the governments across the ......read more
11th November 2018; Dubai, UAE: The UAE’s largest Nursery chain, British Orchard Nursery was recognised for its sustainability efforts and conferred the “Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability” at the 18th London Global Convention. The pre-school won this coveted award amongst the corporate giants such as Dubai Customs, Emirates National Oil Company, Reliance Industries, Nokia and others. Golden Peacock Awards, instituted by Institute of Directors (IOD) in 1991, are regarded as Holy Grail of Corporate Excellence Worldwide.
“After winning the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry award for CSR and sustainability efforts just last month, it feels great to be acknowledged at global platforms such as this and represent UAE to the world. British Orchard Nursery has undertaken several CSR ......read more
NAJAH - The UAE’s leading Higher Education event is a three-day comprehensive event catered specifically for prospective university students, their parents and teachers
UKCBC offers BTEC & HND diplomas awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company. Pearson qualifications are designed in consultation with employers addressing the skills gap between academics and industry
UKCBC representatives were at Najah Abu Dhabi, from 31st October to 2nd November at stand H3.A19.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 7th November 2018 – UK College of Business & Computing - Dubai Campus, one of London’s most reputed higher education college participates at Najah Abu Dhabi, from 31st October to 2nd November at stand H3.A19. With over 17 years of experience delivering vocational ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 6 November 2018: INJAZ Al-Arab is proud to announce the publishing of “Learning to Improve the World: How INJAZ Al-Arab Helps Youth in the Middle East Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset,” by Professor Fernando M. Reimers and his colleagues, Maria Elena Ortega and Paul Dyer. Professor Reimers is a global education expert and esteemed faculty member at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Inspired by the vision of INJAZ Al Arab’s founder Soraya Salti, Professor Reimers undertook on an extensive study of INJAZ’s flagship Company Program in six different countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa region. As the world’s largest youth entrepreneurial program, the Company Program offers students the opportunity to transform their classrooms into start-ups, with the help of ......read more
Art of living conducts free workshop at Cambridge International School
4th November 2018; Dubai, UAE: With the aim to reduce stress and provide hands-on tips for achieving greater wellbeing, the Art of Living Dubai conducted a free workshop for the support staff of the Cambridge International School in Al Garhoud. The three day workshop, called the “Alertness and Awareness Program” focused on creating holistic health for the workers in physically and mentally demanding jobs. Over 100 staff consisting of cleaners, classroom assistants, and technicians amongst others were trained in yoga, breathing exercises and meditation to help them overcome the day-to-day stress and exhaustion of the jobs. Moreover, the workshops also had interactive knowledge sessions on healthy living providing information on balanced ......read more
In line with the UAE’s Knowledge Economy vision, QnA International welcomes education partner Babson College to the 6th annual GOV HR Summit, 2018
Dubai, UAE, November 03, 2018: Dubai based QnA International is pleased to announce Babson College as the Education partner for the two-day Summit taking place on October 23-24 at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Babson College, one of the premiere Business Schools from Wellesley, Massachusetts will be onboard to align the upcoming summit with the UAE’s Knowledge economy vision and highlight the importance of entrepreneurial education and increased capabilities of the start-up founders.
Focusing on how entrepreneurial education if done right makes a powerful difference to an early-stage business’s chance of success, Babson College focuses to ......read more
The 37th edition of SIBF, themed ‘Tale of Letters’, will listen to the next level leadership readiness expert telling ‘tales of leadership’ on the 4th day of the event.
SHARJAH – November 1, 2018: The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2018) will witness Manoj Vasudevan, Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking 2017 from Singapore, offering a free online training program in leadership and public speaking to participants of his interactive session at the 11-day literary event. The 37th edition of SIBF, themed ‘Tale of Letters’, will also listen to the next level leadership readiness expert telling ‘tales of leadership’ to the book lovers.
Manoj will deliver his presentation titled “Leader by Design: How to become the leader that others ......read more
Repton Abu Dhabi aims to reduce plastic bottle usage by 340,000 bottles this academic year
Other initiatives include creation of an Eco Club focused on conserving energy and reduction of paper and plastic use
The Year of Zayed has helped to boost the endeavor and raise awareness amongst students and teachers regarding the importance of sustainability
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (October 28, 2018) Students at Repton Abu Dhabi are making a commitment to reduce their carbon footprint and save the world’s oceans from the serious effects of plastic pollution.
With the help of their teachers, students have made a series of pledges, and all classes within the school’s Rose and Fry campuses (currently FS1 to Year 9), are
taking part in the sustainability initiative which will operate ......read more
Quality of education, rigorous scientific research are the advantages of studying in Japan
Dubai, UAE, October 25, 2018: Representatives from six of Japan’s leading universities, including Joshibi University of Art and Design, Kyushu University, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokai University, Tokyo University of Technology and Japanese Language Education Center of Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), are set to entice the UAE’s brightest students to enrol in their institutions when exhibiting at the Japan Pavilion at this year’s NAJAH Abu Dhabi higher education event to be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 31 October till 02 November , 2018.
The Japanese higher-education promotional initiative is spearheaded by JICE ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 23, 2018: Emaar Entertainment’s KidZania® Dubai has partnered with Mum Mum, the pioneering, locally-owned company providing healthy and nutritious meals to schools across the UAE, for the ‘Culinary School’ establishment in the children’s city.
The KidZania® Culinary School instructs students on the art and science of food preparation that include the mastery and appreciation of the culinary arts and techniques.
Chefs in the KidZania® Culinary School work as a team, enhancing their reading comprehension, math skills, hand-eye coordination and ability to follow directions while creating culinary masterpieces that they can take home and share. Lessons on nutrition and good hygiene are woven into each activity.
Through the ......read more
International Association for Human Values’ Prison SMART program aims to reach 1,000 inmates in Dubai within a year
Globally, more than 700,000 prison inmates in 60 countries have benefited from the program.
Dubai, UAE, October 11, 2018: Hundreds of prison inmates in Dubai have found new optimism to start afresh as they turn to yoga and breathe in positivity and breathe out stress. A unique program, the Prison Stress Management and Rehabilitation Training (Prison SMART), an initiative of the International Association for Human Values (IAHV) and supported by Dubai government’s Community Development Authority,applies healing methods such as yoga, pranayama and other breathing techniques to help prisoners improve their mental and physical health. It aims to make a life-changing difference to people caught up in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 09, 2018: “Our mission at Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation is to provide today’s passionate design students with the unique resources to become changemakers of the future. Our education programme has been crafted to disrupt design education and we firmly believe in the concept of the Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations. It is an honor to be involved with the event and we hope that the workshops that our faculty are teaching over the course of the programme will inspire and connect the individuals that will be responsible for shaping the next generation of the UAE.”
71 medical students in unique program were placed in local and international research and healthcare facilities – from UAE to USA
Dubai, 4 October 2018: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, MBRU, held an awards ceremony to honor 71 of its medical students who completed the unique Summer Studentship Placement Program in local and international research centers, academic institutions and healthcare facilities. Academic and healthcare institutions supporting the program were also recognized for their support towards the medical students preparing them to be tomorrow’s healthcare leaders.
The ceremony was held at the MBRU campus at Dubai Healthcare City.
During the ceremony, second and third year medical students showcased their work from their summer studentships in the UAE, ......read more
Dubai, October 3, 2018: A novel therapeutic technique that can accelerate healing for scar patients has won the Falling Walls Lab Dubai competition, the regional platform of the global innovation challenge, hosted by Canadian University Dubai (CUD).
Developed by UAE national, Reem AlDhaheri, an undergraduate student of chemical engineering, the innovation now qualifies for the global finals of Falling Walls Lab to be held in Berlin on November 8. Reem was among the shortlisted candidates who took to the stage at CUD to deliver three-minute presentations on their innovations before a panel of judges and an invited audience.
Reem was inspired by a friend’s suffering during long-term treatment for a hypertrophic scar (a raised, red scar that occurs due to collagen imbalance at the location of an injury). She ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017: As a part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) of Skyline University College (SUC), Diploma in Travel and Tourism was launched for the selected inmates at Sharjah Police Punishment and Correctional Institution Department on October 29, 2017. This program was a joint initiative of SUC and Sharjah Police as stated on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the parties on October 6, 2017. SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya and Deputy Director for Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa were present during the launch of the program along with SUC faculty ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017: Skyline University College (SUC) Services Committee organized the annual Blood Donation Camp in cooperation with the Ministry of Health in Sharjah at SUC campus on October 26, 2017. The students, faculty, and staffs have participated in the event and generously poured out their blood donations during the camp.
This yearly activity at SUC aims at fostering among SUC staff and students the importance of helping and reaching out to the people in need of care and compassion. Every year, SUC endeavors to creating more awareness, spreading help, ......read more
October 31, 2017 – The 2017 Autumn Edition of the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX), the leading student recruitment platform in the Middle East and Asia, will open its doors for learners around the region at Hall 5 of the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre starting tomorrow (Wednesday, November 1, 2017) until Friday (November 3). The region’s most trusted event for higher education will feature over 600 courses from a wide variety of study streams in eight countries.
GETEX Autumn 2017 provides parents and students with the opportunity for ......read more
Abu Dhabi, October 31, 2017 - The 7th edition of the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) being organized by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, is expected to witness an estimated 13 per cent increase in student participation to 17,000 students during its 10-day run from the 9th to the 18th of November 2017 at both Khalifa Park and the Al Ain Zoo.
Among the essential features of the annual festival are its organized school ......read more
His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi Delivers Keynote Address Highlighting Link Between Sustainability and Long-Term Prosperity
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 31 October, 2017: His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, inaugurated the 2017 joint ISES Solar World Congress and IEA SHC International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry (SWC and SHC 2017), which kicked-off in Abu Dhabi today.
More than 500 renewable energy researchers and industry experts are attending the event that is being hosted by the ......read more
UAE, October 25, 2017- Dr. Mansour Al Awar, Chancellor of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Chairman of the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), emphasized the pivotal role of learners in driving the educational process during the latest World Conference for Online Learning held from October 16 to 19, 2017 in Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Al Awar shared HBMSU’s successful transformation into an international role model that provides the best education for the creators and innovators of the future. He also shed light on ......read more
A sustainable community initiative aimed at transferring knowledge from experienced people to future graduates with more than 90 participants from the Alumni Association
An integrated system linking UAE youth for a happier future
The creative initiative launches its third day-long conference addressing the challenges facing young people in developing themselves personally and professionally, refining their skills, achieving their ambitions and aspirations, and encouraging them to take advantage of education and employment opportunities.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 October 2017: ......read more
Dubai- With more hospitals and medical facilities opening up in the country, the shortage of qualified and experienced nurses in the region has become even more glaring.
The demand for nurses and other medical professionals is slowly starting to overwhelm the number of available practitioners in the field. The situation has reached a point where the government has decided to craft out strategies that will help lure over the much-needed manpower.
A Growing Demand
Despite concerted efforts to open the country’s doors to aspiring professions in the medical field, the high demand ......read more
Honeywell Educators at Space Academy equips teachers to inspire students through science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education
Applications accepted until November 14, 2017
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, October 24, 2017: Honeywell (NYSE: HON,) a global software-industrial company, following the successful trip of UAE teachers last year, is inviting eligible teachers to join educators from around the world at the prestigious Honeywell Educators at Space Academy (HESA). The program will be held at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC), in Huntsville, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, October 24, 2017 - The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has confirmed that 40 per cent of the 71 exciting and educational activities lined up for the upcoming 7th Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) it is organizing under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, will involve local organizations.
The annual ADSF has grown into the region’s biggest science festival thanks to the support of the strategic sponsors and numerous organizations and companies in Abu ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 21, 2017: The 4th Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt 2017 (YBTH) organized by Skyline University College and The Young Vision magazine has received an overwhelming participation of 40 schools from across the UAE during the 3-day event from October 16-18, 2017 at SUC campus. A total number of 247 teams are competing in three categories of Advertisement Design, New Business Plan, and New Mobile Application. The Chief Guest of the event was SUC Founder President, Mr. Kamal Puri, who delivered a motivational speech to inspire and encourage the young ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017: In continuation of the World Tourism Day celebration, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has initiated a program under the Industry Professional Training Department (IPTD) of Marhabtain Training Program called, “My Destination – University Student Orientation Program.” SCTDA Senior Consultant for Tourism Affairs, Mr. Mohamed Youssef along with his team has conducted the orientation on October 9, 2017, at SUC campus to briefly introduce “My Destination” to students followed by an arranged tour.
SUC ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 October 2017: Education For Employment (EFE), the leading organization linking unemployed youth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to tangible job opportunities, and MBC Hope, the CSR branch of the largest private media company in the Middle East, MBC, has launched #FirstJob – an awareness and action campaign that seeks to boost youth employment in the MENA region by changing how youth and employers view a first job. Major corporate entities such as EFE partner Citi Foundation have collaborated in the campaign. The campaign uses ......read more
Official sponsor demonstrates science applied to life at the world’s biggest vocational skills competition
UAE, 17 October 2017: Global innovation company, 3M will take part in supporting the development of the vocational education for youth in the UAE and the region as part of being the Global Industry Partner and Local Sponsor of the 44th WorldSkills Competition. The event will take place from October 14th to 19th in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of The UAE Armed ......read more
Abu Dhabi, October 16, 2017 - The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has announced in a Press Conference held today in Abu Dhabi that the 7th edition of the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) will be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and take place simultaneously at both Khalifa Park and the Al Ain Zoo from the 9th to the 18th of November 2017.
The 7th ADSF Edition will bring together 40 brand-new activities out of a total of 71 promoting the spirit of ......read more
UAE, October 15, 2017- H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai and Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Board of Governors, dedicated the university’s unprecedented success in obtaining an academic accreditation to deliver its Master of Science in Innovation and Change Management program fully online in the UAE to H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of ......read more
EIBFS trained a total of 9,701 professionals
UAE nationals comprise 25% of the total participants
434 training and educational programs delivered in first six months
Dubai-UAE: 15 October, 2017: The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) has reported the participation of a high number of professionals in its programs during the first six months of this year, ended June 30, 2017.
During the period, EIBFS trained a total of 9,701 financial professionals and students, including 2,473 UAE nationals representing 25 percent of the total ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 9, 2017: As part of strengthening the corporate social responsibility (CSR) of Skyline University College, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed with Sharjah Police Punishment and Correctional Institution Department on October 6, 2017, at Sharjah Police Headquarters to provide training and development program for the selected inmates of Sharjah Police.
Sharjah Police Deputy Commander, Brigadier Abdullah Mubarak and SUC Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council, Mr. Nitin Anand signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 8, 2017: In October 2017 ESMOD Dubai, the first and only Fashion Institute in the Middle East entirely dedicated to fashion education, opened its new branch in Dubai Design District. The new branch, located in Building 7 in the heart of d3, will provide ESMOD Dubai's acclaimed courses in Fashion marketing, Luxury Brand Management, Fashion Buying, Professional Fashion Makeup and a unique makeup support for all ladies working at d3 SOS Makeup. The SOS Makeup Service will offer d3 ladies a "Morning Makeup Fix", "Before Meeting Makeup" and ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 8 October, 2017: Educational innovation expert Ramsey Musallam encouraged teachers to think carefully about their use of technology in the classroom in his Expert Masterclass session titled ‘How to Use Technology: Plan Your Lessons Like it is 1934’.
His comments were made at the Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers' Forum that opened today at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.
In the Masterclass session, the science teacher from Sonoma Academy in the US highlighted the important role technology could play in opening doors for enquiry-based learning, while also ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 8 October, 2017: Cognitive strategies can give students the tools to cope and learn how to think rather than what to think, Dr Naif Al-Mutawa, professor of clinical psychology at Kuwait University's Faculty of Medicine, award-winning serial entrepreneur and clinical psychologist, told teachers in Abu Dhabi yesterday.
He was leading an Expert Masterclass session themed ‘Turning Behaviour Choice into a Skill: Cognitive Behaviour Strategies That Help Teachers and Students’ on the opening day of the Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers' Forum.
Dr ......read more
International experts to discuss key points of future education:
Rethinking teaching and learning through disruptive innovation
Sparking creativity in the classroom as the only human skill immune to automation
Tolerance as a vertical value, intrinsic to increased employability in a global economy
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 7 October, 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the second edition of the Global ......read more
The latest ranking places SP Jain School of Global Management in the league of top institutions like IMD, INSEAD, IE, Cambridge, Oxford, Warwick and SDA Bocconi.
DUBAI - October 5, 2017: For the fifth year in a row now, SP Jain School of Global Management’s (SP Jain) flagship Global MBA program has been ranked in the TOP 20 in the Forbes list of the world’s best 1-year International Full-Time MBAs.
S P Jain Dubai Campus located in Academic City is the place where the business leaders of tomorrow are getting prepared to disrupt the business world. The focus of S P ......read more
UAE, October 4, 2017 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) Chancellor Dr. Mansoor Al Awar received Prof. Dr. Mohammed Gharseldin, Chancellor of Fujairah University, and his delegates who recently paid the HBMSU a visit to gain insights into its fundamental smart learning initiatives. The visit formed part of Fujairah University’s efforts to build a smart learning environment and learn from HBMSU’s relevant experiences, including but not limited to technology, pedagogy, expansion of library facilities, and research activities. The meeting was also a follow-up on ......read more
Women students stress need to pursue higher education at ‘Emirati Women of Excellence Conference’
Dubai, October 4, 2017: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has announced 25 scholarships exclusively for Emirati women to empower them to either start or resume their university education. The university will also offer a rebate on Masters Programs.
The announcement was made at the “Emirati Women of Excellence Conference – The Future is Now,” held In Abu Dhabi on September 26, 2017, attended by women from across the UAE. The delegates were ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 4, 2017: Skyline University College (SUC) takes pride in joining hands with Toastmasters International (TM) to develop the soft skills of the students in professional grooming. The Toastmasters Club Freshmen Orientation was conducted on October 1, 2017, at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall mainly to introduce the club and its importance in developing the skills and potentials of SUC students. SUC Toastmasters Club has invited DTM Balaji Nagabhushan and his team for this collaboration to demonstrate the procedures and to emphasize the core values of the club which are integrity, ......read more
UAE, October 2, 2017- His Excellency Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chief of Police and Public Security in Dubai and Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), stressed on the importance of the adoption of strategic applications that can help serve the objectives set forth in the national agenda of UAE Vision 2021, particularly in the move to develop a high-level educational system that ensures the potential of human capital is invested in innovation and leadership.
This came during the recent participation of a team of academics and administrators on the ......read more
Chick hatching programme takes farm life and nature to 3,000 pupils across schools in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, October 1, 2017: Emirates Modern Poultry Co., also known as Al Rawdah, has brought its chick hatching outreach programme to more than 3,000 plus students in Dubai’s best schools for the third year running. The programme instils in students an appreciation of nature, and helps them learn about animal life and sustainable poultry rearing practices.
This year, the programme provided each participating school a comprehensive hatching kit with fertilised embryo-carrying ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 1, 2017: Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Orient Tours LLC on September 7, 2017, at SUC Innovation Lab, SUC campus. SUC Deputy Director and Head of Marketing and Creative Communication, Mr. Rakesh Gaur and Orient Tours Senior Officer for Human Resource, Ms. Beenish Salman signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations.
SUC and Orient Tours have agreed upon AED 1 million BBA and MBA scholarship for the employees of Orient Tours along with future community engagements, career opportunities for SUC students, ......read more
900 education professionals from over 80 countries to convene in Abu Dhabi for landmark event
Former prime ministers, international experts among attendees
UAE ministers to address ‘Meet the Mentor’ sessions
Google, Microsoft to highlight future education trends
Abu Dhabi- U.A.E. 30 September, 2017: The Educational Affairs Office of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi announced that His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, will deliver a keynote speech on the first day of the Qudwa ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2017: Skyline University College (SUC) is setting the bar high for its students in the new academic year 2017-2018 by enforcing several changes in the university. Skyline Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club (SEIC) is an existing club at SUC established in 2013, which has continuously aimed at promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, training students to be business leaders, and connecting students to the industry. This year, SUC has added the SEIC Centre—a new facility in the campus where students can better showcase their business plans, grow their ......read more
86% of children exceed international standards in English
89% of children exceed international standards in Maths
90% of children exceed international standards in Science
Dubai, UAE: (September 27, 2017): Foremarke School Dubai, part of Evolvence Knowledge Investments (EKI) and partner school of Foremarke Hall, Repton’s Preparatory School in the United Kingdom, announced excellent results in the 2017 National Agenda Progress Tests making progress from the tests in 2016.
As per the latest test results, 86% of children in Foremarke School are above international standards ......read more
Khalifa University of Science and Technology Students Learn from Japanese Desalination, Space Technologies and Waste Reduction Leaders
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 September, 2017: Eight UAE national graduate students from Masdar Institute, which is part of Khalifa University of Science and Technology, have completed their internship program with innovative Japanese companies through a collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE).
A total of four Japanese companies -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi Electric, IHI Corporation, and Tottori Resource ......read more
UAE, September 24, 2017- Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently marked an important step towards enriching research and creative productivity by organizing its first-ever weekly research seminars with the participation of faculty and management members holding master and doctorate degrees in various fields and disciplines. The seminars aim to pave the way towards the establishment of a knowledge and research base that supports exploration and development for the future.
The weekly sessions also underline HBMSU's commitment to further stimulate scientific thinking, ......read more
UAE, September 23, 2017– Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Governing Board Chairman of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), successfully led the 16th Session of the IITE, which was held recently in Moscow. During the meeting, the body discussed and approved the Institute’s Medium-Term Strategy for 2018 to 2021. The new strategy covers the IITE’s new mission and priorities, key action areas and major program activities. The meeting also saw the presentation of a covering the activities of IITE ......read more
Strategic Partners to identify key speakers and support program development
Knowledge Partners to introduce innovative approaches to teaching for the future
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 23 September, 2017: The Education Affairs Office of Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi announced the list of partners of the second edition of the global teachers’ forum “Qudwa 2017”, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces and Chairman of the Executive Council of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE – September 20 2017: La Trobe University, an Australian multi-campus public research university based in Melbourne, has held a special alumni celebration in Dubai.
Nearly 60 La Trobe University alumni and other guests gathered at the event to celebrate the University’s 50th anniversary. Some alumni flew from other GCC countries to attend.
Mr Kelly Smith, La Trobe’s Pro Vice-Chancellor (International), hosted the event.
As well as local La Trobe alumni, now pursing successful careers, guests included government officials and officials from the ......read more
Dubai Cares co-hosts a special event with Education Cannot Wait to expand dialogue and drive more investment towards Education in Education
Dubai Cares announces emergency support to Muslim Rohingiya refugees in Bangladesh through Education Cannot Wait
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 20 September 2017: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has renewed its commitment to Education in Emergencies at a special event held on the sidelines of the week of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. The event, which was co-hosted ......read more
20th Sep 2017, Dubai: Wise Indian Academy to announce their management academic to Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan on Tuesday 19th of September, 2017, 11.30 am at Flora Creek Hotels Deira.
WISE Indian Academy Ajman was conceptualized to rejuvenate the existing education system. The school, recognized by the Ministry of Education, UAE and affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi, strives to become one of the premier educational institutions in the region.
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is a progressing school where learning is not limited to the classroom. The students have a ......read more
Competition will be part of MBRSC Science Event where scientific studies and space missions’ projects to the Red Planet will be presented by candidates
September 19, 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, the entity in charge of designing, implementing and supervising all the phases of the Emirates Mars Mission- Hope mission under the supervision of the UAE Space Agency, has announced the launch of the second edition of Explore Mars Competition.
The competition is part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre Science Event (MBRSC Science ......read more
EBTIC Innovation Club Will Develop Business Skills among Youth through Lectures, Workshops and Bootcamps
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 September, 2017: The Emirates ICT Innovation Center (EBTIC), which is based at the Khalifa University of Science and Technology, has announced the launch of the EBTIC Innovation Club (EBTIC-IC) – a dynamic networking platform dedicated to thought leadership and knowledge development in innovation and entrepreneurship in Abu Dhabi and the UAE.
The EBTIC-IC aims to stimulate homegrown innovation with interactive events open to students, professionals, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 September 2017: Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI) has hosted a board meeting at the Maktoum Hall of the Institute under the chairmanship of His Excellency Chancellor Issam Issa Al Humaidan, Attorney General, Chairman of Board of Directors, to mark the start of the new training year.
At the beginning of the meeting, H.E Chancellor Essam Issa Al Humaidan welcomed the attendees and congratulated them on the occasion, wishing success to the members of the Board and to DJI’s entire team, from training body members to technical and administrative staff. ......read more
Dubai, September 17, 2017: Dr. Franziska Apprich, Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Canadian University Dubai, has been nominated for “Best Academic Professor Award” by the Association of Scientists, Developers and Faculties (ASDF).
Dr. Apprich was nominated for the ASDF Global Awards, which celebrate exceptional achievement in technology-based economic development and highlight examples of success approaches. She was chosen for her dedication to introducing new and innovative technologies into her classroom environment.
To date, Dr. Apprich has introduced ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17 September, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), attended the graduation of the second cohort of EDA students, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi.
His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan praised and thanked His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, for his unwavering support and outstanding patronage of the ......read more
The move will empower students to develop innovative, sustainable solutions to benefit the community
Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017: EFQM, the foundation behind one of the world’s most well-known quality management frameworks -- ’EFQM Excellence Model’ -- recently endorsed the University of Wollongong in Dubai’s (UOWD) Master of Quality Management program (MQM) during an official signing ceremony at the University’s campus in Dubai Knowledge Park.
The Memorandum of Understanding, signed by Professor Mohamed-Val M. Salem Zein, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017: Starting nursery can be enormously beneficial for children and their families, yet it can also be an anxious time too. So what can be done to make the process of settling children into nursery positive both for the child and their parents?
“As parents and as early years practitioners, we can take steps right at the beginning to ensure that the transition into the nursery setting goes as smoothly as possible. Research shows that when the settling in period is positive for the child, it can not only impact on their happiness throughout their time ......read more
Abu Dhabi: Khwarizmi International College has embarked on the e-learning initiative to provide students with online means of learning in addition to those that are traditionally taught in classrooms.
The initiative comes in line with Abu Dhabi Education Council's (ADEC) endeavor to develop education in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi through using new and diversified pedagogies to ensure that education is based on reflection, induction, investigation, critical thinking and problem solving away from the traditional way of teaching, as well as to equip students with the necessary skills ......read more
The ARWU top one per cent ranked Australian university will offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs from January 2018
Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017: Curtin University, a leading global university from Perth, Western Australia, has opened its new campus in the Middle East. The campus at Dubai International Academic City will initially offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in business, science, humanities and communications.
The grand opening was celebrated at the Godolphin Ballroom of Jumeirah Emirates Towers in partnership with Transnational ......read more
The sports academy will be launched under the umbrella of Zenith Sports Academy LLC
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, September 13th 2017: A major breakthrough in sports is set to hit the UAE with the launch of an all-round sports institute - RS Sports Academy. The new establishment will be launched by former Indian Cricketer - Robin Singh under Zenith Sports Academy LLC, a newly established sports management company also managed by Robin Singh.
As a first step, RS Sports Academy will offer cricket coaching for young talented players of the UAE. This will soon follow coaching in ......read more
Offers 44 accredited bachelor’s, master’s and DBA programs at Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and new campus in Dubai
Abu Dhabi- UAE: 13 September 2017: Abu Dhabi University recently welcomed around 7,650 new and returning students pursuing their bachelor’s, master’s, and diploma programs as well as DBAs across its three campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai with the start of the 2017-2018 academic year.
Focused on enriching student learning, the university is also set to announce the launch of several new initiatives that will be implemented ......read more