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    Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and Amity University enjoy a friendly polo match as part of Dubai 30 X 30 Challenge and announce the launch of the Amity Polo Cup

    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

    UAE National Team girls off to a flying start in the Dubai Sports Council Football Academies Championship

    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

    GCC's Education Sector anticipated to grow at a moderate pace despite challenges, says Alpen Capital report

    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

    UAE nursery chain wins Global Award for Sustainability

    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

    UK College of Business and Computing participates at Najah

    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

    Harvard Professor Fernando Reimers Publishes Comprehensive Book Studying INJAZ Al-Arab's Positive Impact on Youth in the MENA Region

    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

    Over 100 support staff at Dubai School learn to De-Stress

    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

    Babson College onboard as Education Partner at the GOV HR Summit

    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

    World public speaking champ offers free online training program for audience at SIBF

    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, Makes Sustainability Pledge

    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

    Japan's Leading Universities open its campuses to UAE's Brightest Students

    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

    KidZania® partners with Mum Mum for ‘Culinary School' that focuses on healthy and nutritious meals

    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

    Hundreds of Dubai prison inmates learn meditation and yoga to heal trauma

    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

    Mohammad Abdullah, President of Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI)

    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.”  

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    MBRU honors medical students who spent their summer in academic and healthcare institutions to be tomorrow's healthcare leaders

    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

    ‘Falling Walls Lab Dubai' challenge selects female Emirati student's technique for healing scars for Berlin finals

    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

    The Boston Consulting Group Congratulates Graduates of the Business Analyst Program 2018

    BCG’s Middle East development program nurtures the next generation of talented regional leaders by providing top performing university graduates with the tools, knowledge and leadership skills needed to excel.  Dubai, UAE 30 September, 2018:  The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) celebrated 23 graduates who successfully completed its Business Analyst (BA) Program. BCG’s BA Program invests in young talent from prominent universities in the GCC and globally to support their career development. It is designed to nurture the future generation of GCC leaders by fully integrating BAs into the work of BCG project teams and accelerating personal development through mentorship and formal training. BCG’s Middle East BA program has doubled in size since 2016 – from 18 business analysts in 2016 to 36 recruits ......read more

    NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Celebrates its Tenth Anniversary with an Exceptional Program of Talks, Screenings, Workshops, and an Exhibition Documenting its History in Abu Dhabi

    Speaker highlights include UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence His Excellency Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Director General of Sandooq Al Watan His Excellency Mohamed Al Qadhi, and Lebanese novelist Elias Khoury, among several others The Institute’s tenth anniversary program will run from October 7 - December 31 Since its inception, The Institute has hosted more than 700 academic conferences and public events, and welcomed over 700 speakers from around the world Abu Dhabi, September 30, 2018:   The NYU Abu Dhabi Institute is pleased to announce an exceptional program of talks, screenings, workshops, and an exhibition free of charge and open to the public to mark its upcoming tenth anniversary on October 7, ......read more

    How To Ensure Your Child's Safety Online

    The information age has brought with it unparalleled access to information, and the incredible ability to communicate freely with people from all over the world. Few could benefit more from this than our children, exposed as they are to any knowledge about the world that they could ever want to discover for themselves. However, such free and open access to knowledge and communication has its drawbacks. A child may be naïve, or otherwise ill-equipped with the perceptiveness necessary to protect themselves from online threats, such as scammers – or worse! On top of that, the addictive nature of social media can lead to the development of problematic behaviour that could lead to very real consequences if left unchecked. To ensure your child's safety online, here at Swiss International School in Dubai, we've prepared a ......read more

    MBRU Holds Third Board of Trustees Meeting Chaired by H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Chancellor of MBRU

    MBRU welcomed its largest cohort of medical students to date A 1st for MBRU’s HBMCDM to enroll postgraduate dental students from Kuwait   According to Scopus, MBRU is ranked within the top institutions in UAE in Medicine and Dentistry in just 3 years. Dubai, 25 September 2018:   Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) held its third annual Board of Trustees meeting chaired by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chancellor of MBRU and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees.   The meeting, held at the MBRU campus in Dubai Healthcare City, was attended by Board of Trustees members His Excellency Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health & Prevention, His Excellency Humaid Mohammed Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director General of ......read more

    24 High Achieving UAE Students Win Scholarships from the Prestigious Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program

    Participants will travel to Washington, D.C. and New York while also touring major cultural attractions in the two cities   Abu Dhabi, September 25, 2018:   NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has announced the 2018-2019 class of the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program (SMSP), which enhances existing skills of outstanding students in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and provides them with special academic and leadership opportunities.   The Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program, established by NYUAD in conjunction with the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), draws on students in their third and fourth years of study in the UAE’s national institutions of higher learning—United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), Zayed University (ZU), and the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT). ......read more

    Pre-school commits to raising resilient children

    In a first of its kind series, British Orchard Nursery endeavours to help parents who are constantly struggling with the daunting task of raising children in the most appropriate manner Organises a Talk Series to educate parents raise children who can work against all odds to achieve the best for themselves and the society at large September 24, 2018; Dubai UAE:   Addressing the challenges of raising a child in today’s competitive world, British Orchard Nursery invited parents for an interactive session on how to raise a resilient child. The live talk show was the first of the many sessions that the pre-school plans to organise in order to find practical and workable solutions vis-à-vis child-development and to further strengthen the parent-child bond. Titled, “The Resilient Child”, the first show of ......read more

    School children wish their favourite Unimoni Asia Cup 2018 teams good luck

    Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2018:  Unimoni Asia Cup 2018 fever is on in the UAE. This was evident in schools like Bright Riders School, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Bangladesh Islamia School, Bangladesh Islamia School (RAK), Pakistan School Al Jurf, Indian School (Ajman) and Habitat School (Ajman) where students were seen wishing their favourite team on the large-sized canvas board installed by UAE Exchange, a leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand.  

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    KidZone launches a new daycare with ‘under the sea' theme in Ras Al Khaimah

    Ras Al Khaimah, 19 September 2018: KidZone, a preschool managed by Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ), has recently welcomed kids and parents to its new daycare in RAKEZ Business Zone. With an under the sea theme, the new location provides a safe and fun ‘learn through play’ environment for children from three months to three years old. “Would you believe we only had two enrolees when we opened KidZone in 2006? Now, here we are, launching a new daycare to cater to the growing demands of parents throughout Ras Al Khaimah,” said Ramy Jallad, Group CEO of RAKEZ. “It’s amazing how KidZone has quickly become one of the most trusted places by parents. We owe this to our wonderful staff at KidZone who are all passionate about guiding the youngsters through their early learning years. We’re ......read more

    His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum receives the President and Vice Chancellor of Queen's University Belfast, academic partners of MBRU

    His Highness, Chancellor of MBRU reaffirms the efforts of the University and its academic partners Queen’s University Belfast  Visit coincides with inauguration of 64 medical students for new academic year, the largest cohort to date at MBRU Dubai, 17 September 2018:  His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chancellor of Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, received Professor Ian Greer, President and Vice Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) - academic partner of MBRU . His Highness Sheikh Ahmed praised the collaboration between both entities and the academic partnership with QUB that has significantly contributed to the development of MBRU, especially its College of Medicine. The meeting was also attended by ......read more

    Other Top Stories from Education and Training
     
    One Day Course in Dealing with and Managing Difficult Stakeholders

    July 19, 2018:  Skyline University College has welcomed 24 participants from Nigeria for the One Day Course in Dealing With and Managing Difficult Stakeholders on June 27, 2018 at SUC Campus.  The resource speakers of the program were SUC Head of Academics-School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar; Head of Academics-School of Information Technology, Dr. Deepak Kalra; and Professor, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya. During their respective sessions, the speakers covered the topics of Stakeholders Requirements and Basic Concepts of Attitude, Personality, and Perception; Conflict Management and ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University's Chancellor attends graduation ceremony of 26th Academic Training Programme at Al Maktoum College

    Dundee, July 16, 2018 - Dr. Mansour Al-Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), attended the closing ceremony of the 26th session of the ‘Multiculturalism and Leadership Skills Program - Academic Training Programme (ATP)’ organized by Al Maktoum College of Higher Education at Old Course Hotel in Dundee, Scotland under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance. Al-Awar witnessed the graduation of 72 female students from 17 universities, colleges and institutions, including HBMSU, who ......read more

    Storytel Arabia optimistic about continuing growth of audiobook industry in Arab world

    July 08, 2018: Sweden-based Storytel Arabia, the newly-launched division of Europe’s leading platform for audiobooks, remains confident on the growth of the audiobook industry in the GCC and the greater Middle East region, saying that digital technologies continue to be among the key elements that will help drive the audiobook service in the steadily rising market. Storytel’s entry to the UAE this year reflects not only the company’s optimism but also its intent to optimize opportunities in the local and regional industries. The company has made available a rich catalogue ......read more

    Sandooq Al Watan and DarkMatter Launch Second Phase of "Emirati Coder"

    Initiative follows successful first stage which was launched in January 2018 Abu Dhabi, July 7, 2018:  Sandooq Al Watan, the national initiative launched by prominent Emirati businessmen to support research projects that are in line with the UAE’s vision to diversify beyond oil, today announced the start of the second phase of the Emirati Coder programme.  The programme was developed in conjunction with Abu Dhabi-based education consultancy Ajyal Talent Management, a DarkMatter company.  Emirati Coder aims to create a pool of talent that will be capable to meet the ......read more

    UK College of Business & Computing inaugurates its first International campus in DIAC

    Inaugurated by Mr. Mohammad Abdullah, Managing Director of Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) & Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) the launch was well attended by the UKCBC Board of Governors, distinguished guests, senior KHDA executives and other key dignitaries.  UK College of Business and Computing(UKCBC) is the first branch of a UK Technical and vocational Education and Training institution set up in Dubai With six campuses in the UK, the new UKCBC campus is in the heart of Dubai International Academic City with modern facilities.  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July ......read more

    Bachelor of Pharmacy Receives International Certification from ACPE

    Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018:  Ajman University’s Bachelor of Pharmacy program has been granted International Certification by the US-based Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).  The ACPE’s favorable decision comes after due consideration of the Evaluation Team Report (ETR), the College’s Self-Study Report, and the recommendations of ACPE’s International Commission.  This prestigious certification renders AU’s BPharm program to be internationally recognized for its quality and outcomes. According to the International ......read more

    L3 Cts Cadets to Train at Etihad Aviation Training in Abu Dhabi

    Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018:  L3 Commercial Training Solutions (CTS) and Etihad Aviation Training (EAT) have signed an agreement enabling cadets enrolled on the L3 Airline Academy Integrated ATPL course to undertake foundation flight training at EAT’s training facility in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The agreement will increase L3’s capacity for flight training, enabling it to meet the demand for its industry-leading ATPL Commercial Pilot career program. It ensures the continuation of the renowned professionalism and quality of the training performed by the Approved ......read more

    The Annual Skyline Iftar at Skyline University College

    Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018:  Breaking the fast during Ramadan is traditionally done together as a community. In observance of the holy month, Skyline University College alumni, parents, and students have come together for the annual Iftar Dinner with the Skyline faculty and staff community on May 30, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. The hall was filled with familiar faces, relishing the sumptuous food prepared by Skyline.  Moroever, in this Year of Zayed, SUC Services Committee, chaired by Dr. Taleb Eli, endeavors to reach out to the community by organizing various initiatives such ......read more

    Horizon International School's Got Talent: Students Showcase Spectacular Performances

    Over 35 students, from 20 different nationalities competed across 10 varied categories United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 1st July 2018:   Horizon International hosted - ‘Horizon’s Got Talent’ show at the school Auditorium.  Children of multiple nationalities from years 4-10 took to stage to display some spectacular performances. Over 35 students competed in varied categories including Music, Dance, Drama, Comedy and Magic. The aim in organising the event was in alignment with Horizon's vision of an inclusive, diverse school where growth mindset and high ......read more

    Emirates Intellectual Property Association emphasizes important role of intellectual property in government's thrust towards innovation

    June 30, 2018: The Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA) emphasized on the need to create more solid mechanisms and guidelines covering strict intellectual property rights (IPR) applications within the government sector--underscoring the importance of unifying efforts to develop an integrated system for intellectual and creative production that fall in line with the country's continuing thrust towards innovation. EIPA's call to action is part of its continuing move to position innovation as the cornerstone for creating and establishing a knowledge-based economy in the UAE, ......read more

    International researchers attend first workshop held at AUS Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC)

    Sharjah, UAE. June 27, 2018:  An international workshop on geospatial research in Gulf coastal environments featuring renowned researchers from around the world has recently been concluded at American University of Sharjah (AUS). The two-day event was held in the Main Building on campus.   This was the first workshop that the Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC) at AUS has organized. With seven prominent international researchers, along with four eminent local speakers attending the event as guest speakers, it is envisaged that the workshop will pave the way for future ......read more

    Skyline Suhoor Night 2018

    Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2018:  On the night of Skyline Suhoor, Skyline University College brought together its strategic alliances and partners such as consul generals, government officials, corporate leaders, members of the business councils and social clubs, school principals, and media at Al Majlis, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai on June 6, 2018. The Skyline team headed by Mr. Kamal Puri, Chairman of Skyline International Group and Founder President of Skyline University College welcomed each guest in a lavish Arabian set-up, complete with sumptuous middle-eastern cuisine and music. The night ......read more

    KHDA accredited Parent Education Courses equip parents with positive parenting tools

    The courses offer a range of topics relevant to today’s environment including the positive use of digital media, keeping children safe on the internet, managing behavior and others  June 19, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   With the rapid changes in family structure, parenting is now far challenging than it used to be. Recent researches endorse that parents are increasingly struggling to strike the right balance of positivity and discipline in their relationship with their child, while confronted with new technology, demanding work schedules and external influences, such as social ......read more

    Brighton College Going to School on Single Use Plastics

    Brighton College Al Ain hopes to eliminate single use plastics this year, with school lunches already banned from having single use plastics inside. Single use plastics or disposable plastics are items like zip lock bags, straws, disposable cutlery, plastic bottles and food packaging that are used once and thrown away. Using World Oceans Day (WOD), 8 June, to highlight the problem of plastic pollution, children and staff launched the school wide initiative aimed at eliminating single use plastics from the school. A fun-packed day on Sunday, 10 June, celebrated everything marine with ......read more

    Emirates Aviation University announces new scholarship awards

    Dubai, UAE, 11 June 2018:   Emirates Aviation University (EAU) has announced that it will be awarding ‘top achiever’ scholarships to high school students applying to its undergraduate business and engineering programmes. A total of 50 scholarship awards will be presented to students, based on merit rather than their financial circumstances.   The scholarship programme is open to high school students from across the world who are interested in pursuing their undergraduate education in business and engineering at the Emirates Aviation University. The ......read more

    FBMA Launches The Fatima Bint Mubarak Sports Library

    The first dedicated sports library in the UAE makes information easy and accessible to the Abu Dhabi community Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 11th 2018:   The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) announced that it has contributed a plethora of books to the Abu Dhabi Ladies Club (ADLC) seeing the construction of the first dedicated sports library in the UAE: The Fatima Bint Mubarak Sports Library. A myriad of scientific, administrational and inspirational books in both Arabic and English are available to fulfill the desires of every reader.  Under the patronage of H.H. ......read more

    Nursery children prepare custom-made educational packs for the underprivileged

    British Orchard Nursery chain contributes 300 boxes for the ‘Lakum’ initiative this Ramadan May 30, 2018; Dubai, UAE:  In the true charitable spirit of Ramadan, young children of British Orchard Nursery across all its branches in the UAE created custom-made packages for their counterparts around the world. Contributing to Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum’s ‘For You’ – Lakum initiative and with the idea of putting smiles on the faces of children in need across the globe, the exercise aimed to inculcate a sense of social responsibility, ......read more

    ‘Think Science' Ambassadors Participate in the Prominent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2018 Competition in Pittsburgh – USA

    Five ‘Made in the UAE’ projects showcased along with projects from 75 countries 11 Think Science Ambassadors were invited to compete with over 1,800 students from over 75 nations 8 female and 3 male high school students from UAE public and private schools travelled to Pittsburg in the USA to attend world’s largest high school science competition. Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 20, 2018 -11 young Emirati youth (8 females and 3 males) participated in the prominent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the largest international pre-college ......read more

    University of Balamand in Dubai receives licence to offer Professional Teaching Diploma program

    Dubai, May 19, 2018:  Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that the University of Balamand in Dubai [UOBD] has been licensed to offer the Professional Teaching Diploma program at its new campus in Dubai Investments Park [DIP], effective September 2018. The university has been accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation [CAA], a government-run institutional licensure and degree accreditation department of the UAE Ministry of Education.  UOBD will also offer the Bachelor of ......read more

    Dubai's Ambassador School Students Emerge as World Toppers in ICSE and ISC Exams

    DUBAI – May 15, 2018:  Ambassador School, one of the largest Indian schools in Dubai, has announced that its students emerged as global toppers in the examinations of Indian curriculum the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) for Grade 10 and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) for Grade 12.  The school’s students achieved top ranking in the world and UAE in mathematics, commercial applications and computer applications with a score of 100 in these subjects. Commenting on the outstanding result, Ms. Sheela Menon, Principal of the School, said, “We ......read more

    H.H Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Honors 70 High-Achieving Government School Students at Annual Al Qasimi Foundation College Preparation Program Awards

    Students say program has helped them focus on importance of education May 15, 2018, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates: His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, on Monday honored about 70 Government school students at the Al Qasimi Foundation College Preparation Program 2018 Student Annual Award Ceremony. The students received awards from His Highness for their efforts in improving themselves in a variety of subjects as they prepare to enter the world of higher education.    His Highness Sheikh Saud ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University honors ‘Innovative Emirati Programmer' graduates

    UAE, 15 May 2018 – The Emirates Talent Association, in cooperation with Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), recently hosted the graduation ceremony for 2018 students, including the awarding of winners of the Hackathon competition. The ‘Emirati Programmer’ is an important program, being the first national initiative of its kind in the UAE that qualifies young national talents which showcases innovativeness and excellence in programming. Top-level officials and decision makers, including a delegation from the Ministry of Community Development attended the ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University signs partnerships in support of UAE-Egypt efforts to develop educational, intellectual & cognitive output

    UAE, May 14, 2018- Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), chaired a high-level delegation to Egypt, during which he signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian Ministry of Telecommunications & Information Technology (MCIT), represented by the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) and the Library of Alexandria. The prospects of cooperation in the development of the intelligent education system and the creation of joint channels for the exchange, dissemination, enrichment and settlement of knowledge in the Arab ......read more

    H.E. Salem Almoosa receives ‘Dar Al Ber Award of Appreciation' for his support of this year's edition of the Dar Al Ber Quran Memorization Project

    May 10, 2018 - H.E. Salem Ahmad Almoosa, Chairman and General Manager, SAAE, recently received the ‘Dar Al Ber Award of Appreciation’, presented by Khalid Sultan-al-Ulama, Manager of the Al Ber Quran Memorization Project – ‘Male’ category, for his efforts in recognizing and supporting young Quran Memorizers from Ahmad Abdulla Almoosa Center for learning the Holy Quran at this year's edition of Dar Al Ber Quran Memorization Project. The achievement reflects Almoosa’s continuing commitment towards supporting national initiatives and efforts that are aimed ......read more

    Educational bodies and Industry leaders in the Middle East encouraged to unite in the face of industrial revolution 4.0

      Ajman University holds debate between Educational bodies and Industry leaders to discuss an integrated approach to secure graduates’ futures    “Design and creative thinking should be pushed to coincide with industrial revolution 4.0,” says CEO of Dubai Design District    “Artificial Intelligence should be incorporated into higher education curriculums in the Middle East,” says Chancellor of Abu Dhabi University United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 10, 2018:  Educational institutions and industry leaders are encouraged to ......read more

    UAE National Cricketer Chirag Suri Set to Launch Cricket Academy at Repton School Dubai

    Repton School Dubai becomes home to the academy offering customised indoor and outdoor facilities Coaching faculty includes leading personalities and players within cricket Dubai, United Arab Emirates (May 10, 2018) - Indian-born UAE National cricket player, Chirag Suri and Repton School Dubai have teamed up to announce the official launch of Front Foot Sports, delivering the highest level of cricket coaching to budding cricketers.    The new cricket academy, located at Repton School, will offer specialised training and guidance in overall physical and sports ......read more

    MBRSC Provides Ground Station Kits to UAE Educational Institutes

    Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) inviting all universities to receive a two-piece ground station kit for students to access space data from Nayif-1 and other satellites  The first batch included three educational entities that were awarded with the kit  The kit using an antenna and a USB will enable the awarded entities to receive data directly from the Nayif-1 Cubesat and other satellites  Dubai, 9 May 2018: Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced the awarding of three UAE academic entities – Abu Dhabi Education Council, University of ......read more

    Skyline and University City of Sharjah Celebrated Labour Day with Labourers

    Dubai, UAE, May 08, 2018:  Labour Day celebrates the achievements and contribution of workers around the world. It is a time to recognize their critical roles on the social and economic growth of the nation while raising awareness on the challenges that workers face today.  Skyline University College Services Committee, in collaboration with University City of Sharjah management, organized a cricket match with Sharjah labourers to celebrate Labour Day on May 1, 2018, at SUC Cricket Ground. His Excellency Sheikh Saif Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah University ......read more

    SUC and TYV conducted the First Inter-School 12th Coder Challenge

    Dubai, UAE, May 08, 2018:  Skyline University College in collaboration with The Young Vision magazine organized the first Inter-School 12th Coder Challenge 2018 on April 30, 2018 at SUC Campus. The competition which served as a platform for young talents to showcase their skills in the field of software development has registered more than 180 participants from various schools in the UAE. Three top coders bagged the awards namely: Tejas Goel of Delhi Private School, Dubai (Winner); Ananya Pratap Rao of GEMS Modern Academy (1st Runner Up) and; Harsh Doddannavar of JSS International ......read more

    American University of Sharjah and Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park organize ‘Robotics & 3D Printing in the Construction Industry Showtime'

    UAE, May 05, 2018- The American University of Sharjah (AUS) recently hosted the ‘Robotics and 3D Printing in the Construction Industry Showtime,’ which concluded the series of workshops focused on the promotion of the ‘Sharjah Construction Industry Innovation Challenge Program.’ The Program is a cooperation project of the AUS, Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP) and the Oulu University of Applied Sciences, aimed at developing a world-class innovation system in Sharjah. The exhibition highlighted the technological innovations that accelerate the ......read more

    International scholars and industry experts attend first AUS MSERI workshop

    Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Monday May 7, 2018:  Renowned international scholars and industry professionals, gathered at American University of Sharjah (AUS) recently, to participate in the first workshop held by the Material Science and Engineering Research Institute (MSERI) at the university. The two-day event saw academic experts from AUS and prominent institutions around the world exchange ideas with key industry stakeholders in the UAE on the direction MSERI should take to develop into and emerge as the region’s leader in materials and applications ......read more

    30 Teams Honored at Sixth United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 5 May 2018:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, awarded and honored 30 teams from 12 different universities and colleges across the UAE at the sixth edition of the United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition (URC).  Spanning subjects within Engineering, Physics, Architecture, Interior Design, Education, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Business Administration, and Arts, this year’s winning papers received an award value of ......read more

    Skyline Conducted Pocket MBA on E-Governance, AI and Robotics, and Enterprising Sustainable Smart Cities

    Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2018:  Skyline University College organized the second edition of One Day Refresher Course in Management with Emphasis on E-Governance, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, and Enterprising Sustainable Smart Cities (Pocket MBA) on April 18, 2018 at SUC Campus. Delegates such as tourism directors, managers, software engineers, IT directors, and SUC Alumni from various corporate and government offices in the UAE have participated in the program. The Pocket MBA covered an introduction to E-Governance, a discussion on disruptions which are disrupting the supply line ......read more

    Hale Education Group Hosts 2nd Annual Ivy Insider

    Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2018:  Hale Education Group, the leading education consultancy focusing on North American university admissions in the GCC, presented the second edition of its annual marquee event, the Ivy Insider. Featuring a panel of some of its top UAE students that have secured acceptances to the most selective universities in the US, the panelists shared their own personal experiences as to the challenges and uncertainties they overcame in their educational journey. From effectively planning their summers, composing their personal statement and other essays, to properly ......read more

    HBMSU & Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences discuss areas of cooperation using smart technology for education

    UAE, April 26, 2018- Dr. Mansoor Al-Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), received a high-level delegation from Mohammed bin Rashid University for Medicine and Health Sciences, headed by Dr. Amer Ahmad Sharif, Vice Chancellor of the University and Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Healthcare City Authority - Education Sector at Dubai Healthcare City. The delegation discussed partnership possibilities for harnessing technology for capacity building and investment in qualified human resources. The meeting highlighted HBMSU’s academic and professional programs, ......read more

    Emirates Intellectual Property Association & Dubai Courts celebrate first graduates of IP diploma course

    April 28, 2018: Under the patronage and presence of H.E. Lt General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and Public Security in Dubai, and Honorary Chairman of the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), the Association recently celebrated the first batch of ‘Intellectual Property Expert Diploma’ graduates. The program, the first of its kind in the Arab World conducted in cooperation with the Dhahi Khalfan Intellectual Property Center and Dubai Courts, qualifies the skills of Nationals working in the field as part of the EIPA’s efforts to help strengthen ......read more

    ‘Read, Dream, Create' Transforms Young Readers into Young Writers at Sharjah Children's Reading Festival

    Creative workshops help budding authors to structure stories Sharjah, April 28, 2018 The ‘Read, Dream, Create' campaign (RDC), an initiative of the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) to nurture a new generation of young readers, has organised a diverse range of interactive activities and workshops at UAEBBY’s Stand at the 10th edition of the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival (SCRF), at Expo Centre Sharjah. The activities include a workshop titled ‘How to Write a Story’, which shows children all the elements needed to author a great book, ......read more

    Ajyal International School Offering Scholarships to Empower Female Emirati Leaders of the Future

    Fully funded scholarship programme is being offered by the school and the Bin Omeir Education Foundation to academically outstanding Emirati girls in Year Groups 7-12. A scholarship panel will select five students for the upcoming 2018/19 academic year based on exemplary acdemic achievements, as well as key personal attributes. Abu Dhabi, April 28 2018: A fully funded scholarship programme with Ajyal International School is being offered to five outstanding Emirati girls in Year Groups 7-12. The life-changing opportunity being offered by the school and its owner, the Bin Omeir ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Honors Winners of ‘Art for Autism' Contest

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 April, 2018 – The College of Arts and Sciences at the Abu Dhabi University (ADU) honored 10 winners of the fourth Art for Autism competition that was organized in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation to coincide with World Autism Awareness Month.  The awards ceremony was held in the presence of Dr Khawla Al Saadi, Chairman of the Emirates Autism Society, His Excellency Salem Mubarak Al Dhaheri. Executive Director of Community Relations at ADU, Dr Hamdi Sheibani, ADU’s Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as faculty ......read more

    ‘Read, Dream, Create' Awards Winners of Creative Writing Competition at SCRF 2018

    Continuing to build on the foundation of good writing Sharjah, April 25, 2018 The ‘Read, Dream, Create’ campaign, an initiative of the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY), has announced the highly anticipated results of its creative writing competition, during its participation at the 10th edition of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF). Launched during the campaign’s participation in the 9th Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) in April, the contest aimed to nurture the talents of children aged 6-12 years and young people aged 12-18 ......read more

    Ambassador School wins Golden Peacock global award for innovative service

    Dubai, UAE, April 25, 2018:    Ambassador School, one of the largest Indian schools in Dubai, has emerged as the only education provider from Dubai to have won the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock’ award in the 'Innovative Product/ Service' category at the Institute of Directors (IOD) India's 28th World Congress on Leadership for Business Excellence and Innovation. This is supported by the Ministry of Economy, the Government of the UAE.  Mr. Kamal Kalwani, Vice-chairperson of Ambassador Schools, received the award from His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin ......read more

    Skyline University College Students Attended 3-Day Training Program in New York

    Dubai, UAE, April 25, 2018:  The MBA and BBA students of Skyline University College (SUC) along with SUC Professor, Dr. Nizar M.F. Sahawneh attended a 3-day training program on “Capital Markets: Products, Risk, and Strategies” at New York Institute of Finance during the Skyline Educational Trip in New York, USA on March 21-31, 2018.  The course surveys the major financial instruments traded in capital markets around the world, which allowed students to understand how stocks are valued, learn how stocks and bonds are brought to market, and understand the basic ......read more

    SUC Organized 10-Day Free IELTS Workshop for School Teachers and Students

    Dubai, UAE, April 23, 2018:  Skyline University College (SUC) in collaboration with Sharjah Education Council has organized a 10-day IELTS Workshop termed as “Insights into IELTS” from March 25-26, 2018 and April 1-5, 2018 for teachers and students respectively. More than 100 participants attended the workshop that included an extensive coaching on all skill categories (Speaking, Writing, Reading, and Listening). SUC Head of English Language Centre, Dr. Victoria Verna gave a thorough orientation about the test format, the techniques of IELTS and conducted classes. The ......read more

    April Marks Autism Awareness Month at Nursery Chain

    Autism Spectrum Disorder affects 1 in 146 births in the UAE 18th April 2018; Dubai, UAE: British Orchard Nursery in its continuous endeavor to create an all-encompassing environment for the people of determination has collaborated with Autism Rocks to bring awareness on autism and developmental delays. The Nursery’s initiative also comes in line with KHDA’s inclusive policy that seeks to change society’s attitude towards people of determination allowing for a more inclusive education policy framework. To educate the society and mark the autism awareness month ......read more

    HBMSU's Board of Governors discusses cooperation efforts with Bahrain's Ministry of Education

    UAE, April 16, 2018 – The Board of Governors of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently assessed its bilateral cooperation with the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Ministry of Education, with positive reviews to the significant steps being made by both parties in supporting the initiatives that will reshape the future of education based on smart technologies. The extraordinary Board meeting came after a special meeting held between H.E. Majid Al-Nuaimi, Minister of Education and Chairman of the Higher Education Council in Bahrain, and Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of ......read more

    Skyline University College Economics Day 2018: One Step towards Tomorrow

    Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2018:  Skyline University College organized the 3rd Economics Day event on April 9, 2018 at SUC Campus. During the event, SUC Macroeconomic students showcased their depth of economic knowledge on topical issues affecting the global economy through visuals, posters, and videos. This year’s theme focused on the global economy and the recently introduced VAT in UAE as the countdown to Dubai 2020 begins.  The event was graced by two leading business and financial experts in the world of global trade, Ms. Joy Ajlouny, Co-Founder of Fetchr and Ms. Divya ......read more

    Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises to recognize talent and skills of young Quran memorizers from Ahmad Abdullah Almoosa Center at this year's edition of Dar Al Ber Quran Memorization Project

    Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises (SAAE), one of the UAE’s most prominent business conglomerates, is set to recognize the talent and skills of young Quran Memorizers from Ahmad Abdullah Almoosa Center at this year's edition of Dar Al Ber Quran Memorization Project, set to be held on Wednesday, 18th of April 2018, at the headquarters of Dar Al Ber Society. The company will provide its support as the event's gold sponsor, which demonstrates its continuing commitment towards supporting national initiatives and efforts that are aimed at strengthening religious and social culture among ......read more

    HONEYWELL TO INSPIRE NEXT GENERATION OF PROGRAMMERS AND SCIENTISTS AT THINK SCIENCE FAIR 2018

    Global technology leader to engage UAE youth in robotic challenges aimed to promote interest in Science, Technology and Innovation Six UAE-based teachers selected for the Honeywell Educators at Space Academy program at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Alabama, USA Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 11, 2018:  Honeywell (NYSE: HON), a premier software-industrial company, is set to engage the UAE’s next generation of scientists and engineers on key concepts in software programming, robotics and virtual reality at the Think Science Fair 2018, taking place at the Dubai ......read more

    Al Maktoum Foundation Allocates AED300,000 to Abu Dhabi University Student Fund

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 7 April, 2018:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, today announced that it had received financial support to the tune of AED300,000 from Al Maktoum Foundation towards the ADU Student Fund.   His Excellency Salem Mubarak Al Dhaheri, Executive Director of Community Relations at ADU, received the cheque for the amount from His Excellency Mizra Al Sayegh, Director General at the Office of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Chairman of ......read more

    Sharjah Girl Guides Rolls Out Innovative Workshops on Coding and Robotics

    Hands-on introduction to math analytics, robotics and computer technology applications Sharjah, United Arab, Emirates, 7 April 2018:  In recognition of changing trends in education, and in a bid to offer an outlet for girls to discover and develop their skills in a safe, fun environment, Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) has launched a series of innovative intellectual workshops in smart learning skills, computer coding and do-it-yourself robotics. Highlighting the need for more qualitative approach to learning and development. Shaikha Abdulaziz Al Shamsi, Manager of SGG said: ......read more

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