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    NEW SPORTS SCHOLARSHIP BOARDING PROGRAM TO EMPOWER STUDENTS TO DISCOVER NEW ACADEMIC AND CAREER PATHWAYS IN SPORTS

    Abu Dhabi-first sports scholarship, tailored for Emirati students in grades 9-11 (Year 10-12) from public, private, and Charter Schools contributes to Abu Dhabi’s thriving sports ecosystem. Distinguished Emirati talents in football, basketball, and golf join program’s first cohort at IMG Academy in Florida, USA. Professional scouts will identify future talents from Abu Dhabi Sports Championship and summer sports programs.   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 25 February 2024: Recognizing the vital importance of sports education in building well-rounded individuals, the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has launched a new scholarship program targeted at Emirati students from Abu Dhabi schools in grades 9-11 (Year 10-12) to join some of the world’s leading sports programs and ......read more

    The Arab Youth Center organises a forum that brings together students from Chinese universities and institutes and participants in the young Arab leadership training program

    Abu Dhabi, 25 February 2024: The Arab Youth Center organised a special forum that brought together a delegation of students from the most prominent Chinese universities and institutes, participants in the young Arab leadership training program, as well as a number of experts from the United Nations, Chinese universities and institutes, to review the projects and work strategy at the Arab youth center that focus on promoting positive citizenship and devoting a sense of active citizenship among Arab youth in their communities, strengthening their connection with their Arabic language and identity, developing the youth work sector in the Arab region and raising awareness of their responsibilities towards their future and their countries. To get acquainted with the views of Arab youth from the perspective of the center.   The ......read more

    Swiss International School in Dubai

    Global in outlook, bilingual in approach, Swiss in culture, and yet firmly rooted in the local community of Dubai – that's Swiss International School in Dubai, or SISD. The Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD), Dubai's first bilingual International Baccalaureate School, opened in 2015, and is the largest Swiss school outside Switzerland. The school is a leading international day and boarding school where future generations are inspired to become confident and enthusiastic lifelong learners, properly prepared to embrace all the opportunities and challenges life presents. With a diverse student body of 1800 pupils comprising more than 100 different nationalities, the school believes the next generation of international citizens will need to be dynamic, flexible and linguistically ambitious. With this in mind, SISD ......read more

    Ooredoo Kuwait Champions Innovation by Sponsoring Kuwait University's SABS Team

    Kuwait City, 21st Feb 2024: In alignment with its steadfast commitment to social responsibility and the advancement of education, Ooredoo Kuwait, the pioneering technology and telecom operator, proudly announced its sponsorship of a team of mechanical engineering students from Kuwait University. This sponsorship stands as a testament to Ooredoo Kuwait's dedication to nurturing the talents of young Kuwaitis and making a meaningful contribution to the educational landscape. Moreover, this sponsorship provides Ooredoo with a unique opportunity to engage with the next generation of engineers and innovators, exemplifying the company's commitment to shaping the future of the industry in Kuwait. The sponsored team is currently immersed in a groundbreaking capstone project that seeks to redefine the capabilities of high-performance ......read more

    EAA Foundation and UK's FCDO Sign Partnership to Advance Education for Out-of-School Children

    18 February 2024, Qatar- Education Above All (EAA) Foundation, one of the largest global institutions in development and education, announced the signing of its partnership with the United Kingdom's Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) for three years. This agreement builds upon a successful five-year collaboration that has made significant strides in addressing the educational needs of out-of-school children (OOSC) across South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.   Since the partnership's inception on 3 February 2016, EAA is pleased to report a total contribution of 135,580,220 USD towards educational initiatives, reaching 785,665 children previously out of school. These efforts underscore EAA and FCDO’s dedication to providing quality education to the most vulnerable and hard-to-reach children, in ......read more

    In the Spirit of National Pride: Ooredoo Kuwait Sponsored Kuwait University's National Day Celebration

    Kuwait 19th, 2024: In a resounding celebration of Kuwait's rich cultural tapestry, Ooredoo Kuwait, the leading telecommunications company, proudly announces its pivotal sponsorship and active participation in the recent National Day festivities held at Kuwait University's Shadadiyah campus. Themed "May you always be proud, my country, and may you be the cradle of knowledge," the event garnered an impressive and diverse crowd, bringing together thousands of students and the public to commemorate the National Days of Kuwait. Ooredoo Kuwait took center stage in a remarkable display of commitment to community engagement and cultural enrichment, standing prominently among more than 50 participating organizations. The festivities unfolded at the prestigious Dana Ballroom and in the sprawling main garden of Kuwait ......read more

    The American University of Beirut and Queen Rania Teacher Academy Partner to Strengthen the Quality of Education in the Arab World

    Beirut, Thursday, February 15, 2024: The American University of Beirut (AUB) and the Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at bolstering the quality of education in the Arab world. The agreement was signed on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at the QRTA headquarters in Amman, Jordan, and has brought together stakeholders from both institutions, as well as distinguished guests and members of the media.   The MoU marks the beginning of a new era in the realm of education, defined by collaboration, innovation, and a united vision for a brighter and more promising future. This partnership also sets the stage for transformative advancements in education, promising to leave an indelible impact on the landscape of learning and development in the Arab world.   Key representatives ......read more

    Education Above All and UN Human Rights Office Join Forces to Advance Youth Rights Globally

    14 February 2024, Qatar- Education Above All (EAA) Foundation, in collaboration with the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), announces a groundbreaking partnership aimed at safeguarding and promoting the human rights of youth and children worldwide. With a focus on the right to education in conflict-affected situations, the initiative spans diverse regions, including the Democratic Republic of Congo, Colombia, and Palestine. This collaborative project seeks to empower and build the capacities of young people and youth organizations in a range of countries and regions, especially those facing conflict and situations of vulnerability. The primary focus is on protecting and advancing the right to education, a critical component for the well-being and future prospects of youth in challenging ......read more

    ZAYED AWARD FOR HUMAN FRATERNITY AND NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ABU DHABI SIGN MOU AHEAD OF LAUNCH OF JOINT PROGRAM ‘SOUNDS OF HUMAN FRATERNITY'

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 14 February 2024: Secretary General His Excellency Judge Mohamed Abdelsalam and New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Vice Chancellor Mariët Westermann have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen mutual cooperation and establish joint projects and activities to promote the values of human fraternity. The MoU marks the launch of the joint program ‘Sounds of Human Fraternity’, as a music-driven platform aimed at empowering creative expression centered around the pillars of human fraternity. The MoU was signed following the Zayed Award for Human Fraternity 2024 ceremony, which featured artistic performances from English musician Tokio Myers and the Abu Dhabi Youth Choir, and which had an audience that included university students from around the ......read more

    Fortes Education Celebrates The Launch of Sunmarke Mandarin Academy

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12th February 2024 – Sunmarke School, a leading educational institution in Dubai, is delighted to announce the successful launch of the Sunmarke Mandarin Academy that took place on Thursday, February 8. The grand opening was part of the Fortes Signature Programme, demonstrating Fortes Education's commitment to providing a diverse and holistic education. With over 2035 students from 96 different nationalities, Sunmarke School takes pride in its multicultural community. The introduction of the Sunmarke Mandarin Academy underlines the school’s belief in the importance of Mandarin learning and the celebration of Chinese culture in nurturing global citizens and changemakers of tomorrow. The Academy already has over 340 students learning Mandarin and plans to extend the programme to Year 6 next ......read more

    Trailblazing Leadership - Brighton College Dubai Celebrates Stability, Excellence and Innovation

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 February 2024: Celebrating a remarkable journey to educational excellence, Brighton College Dubai proudly acknowledges the pivotal role played by its stable and steadfast leadership team. Since its opening in 2018, the premier British curriculum school in Dubai has consistently demonstrated its unwavering commitment to academic brilliance for its pupils, supported by an exceptional team of teachers and staff.   In a region, where leadership turnovers in schools are commonplace, Brighton College Dubai stands out as a beacon of stability and enduring leadership. Global research underscores the critical role of school leadership in achieving success and effectiveness1 and Headteachers, identified as the primary source of leadership by key school staff, shape the internal processes and pedagogies ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Commemorates “The Poet of Life”: Mohammed bin Hadir on 15 February

    Dubai, UAE, 11 February 2024: The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library will host a poetry evening to revive the legacy of the late poet Mohammed bin Hadir, one of the iconic symbols of Arabic poetry, on Thursday, 15 February, at 7 pm. This comes within the framework of its strategy and vision to revive culture, enhance literary legacy, enrich cultural life, and encourage intellectual and literary interaction among community members. The panel discussion reviving his legacy will be presented by Dr. Shihab Ghanem, a poet and critic known for his research in Arabic literature, and Mouwfaq Al-Ani, who enjoyed a close friendship with the late poet. The session will also be attended by an elite group of literary and cultural figures, and will be accompanied by poetic readings and music performed by poet Ateeq Al Qubaisi and artist Tariq ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Organises ‘An Innovation Journey' Exhibition in Celebration of Innovation Month

    Dubai, UAE, 10 February 2024: Driven by its commitment to supporting creativity and innovation, and in conjunction with Innovation Month, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library is organising ‘An Innovation Journey’ exhibition under the slogan “A World of Innovation... A Journey Towards the Future”. Held until 29 February, the exhibition offers a unique opportunity to explore the world of books and creative ideas. Dr. Mohammed Salem AlMazrooei, Board Member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library Foundation, said: “The exhibition reflects our vision to support and promote a culture of innovation in society. We seek to inspire visitors with ideas that nourish the mind and stimulate creative thinking, based on our belief that reading and knowledge are the basis for any comprehensive development ......read more

    42 WCM-Q students take part in Clinical Observership Program

    Doha – February 10, 2024: Forty-two students from the foundation and pre-medical programs at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) participated in this year’s edition of the Pre-Medical Observership Program 2023-2024. The program is designed to expose students to the healthcare system in Qatar and the daily practices of medical professionals as they explore the different medical specialties and career options available. The students spent two weeks of their winter break at affiliate hospitals, where they had the opportunity to shadow physicians during their daily rounds at various clinics, including obstetrics and gynecology, surgery, internal medicine, emergency, and trauma. The students also observed doctor-patient interactions while discussing cases, diagnoses, and possible treatments. Many of the student ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library and Cineolio Host Free Cinenight on 16 February

    Dubai, UAE, 9 February 2024: Driven by its vision to promote art and culture in society, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL), in cooperation with the Cineolio, will organise a cinenight where it will present a selection of five short films representing different cultures. The event will be held on Friday, 16 February, at the indoor theatre. The films that are scheduled for screening are Big Day by Ahmed Samir, which will take the audience on a journey into the local culture through rumors about a groom’s escape on his wedding day, and Dark Cloud by Kevin George, an expressive narrative film that presents the story of a young man who receives an unpleasant surprise on his twenty-first birthday, and his confrontation with an abusive past. The selection also includes Fragments of a Revolution by Sahand Sarhaddi, an ......read more

    Zayed Award for Human Fraternity Convenes Young Leaders and High-Level Experts from Around the World in Second Annual Roundtable

    The second edition of the Zayed Award for Human Fraternity Roundtable served as a platform for the award’s honorees and judging committee members to engage with the future generation of leaders on how best to overcome human fraternity challenges in communities around the world. 2024 honorees – Indonesian organizations Nahdlatul Ulama and Muhammadiyah, world-renowned cardiac surgeon Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub, and grassroots leader Sister Nelly Leon Correa – shared their insights on advancing the values of human fraternity.   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 08 February 2024: The Zayed Award for Human Fraternity hosted its second annual roundtable on Tuesday with high-level experts from various fields and youth leaders from around the world to discuss advancing human fraternity at all levels of ......read more

    Sheikh Nahyan joins GEMS Education to launch major new global movement to put ‘Family First'

    All 45 schools in the UAE and Qatar will offer family-focused classroom projects New movement for change will place a top priority on caring for elderly relatives Programme fits GEMS’ mission to deliver a holistic education for all its students   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: For the last 65 years, GEMS Education has been putting ‘Family First’ at the heart of its teaching, and today the UAE’s largest private education provider announced plans to incorporate this core principle in a new movement for global change while supporting the UAE Leadership’s agenda for social change.   The initiative was launched at GEMS World Academy – Dubai by His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence. VIP guests included Her Excellency Hessa Bint Essa ......read more

    Best School Librarians of UAE honoured at special ceremony in Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

    Dubai, UAE, 9 February 2024: In a prestigious ceremony held this week at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature (31 Jan-6 February 2024) the winners of the School Librarian of the Year Awards were announced. The highly-prized awards are presented by the Emirates Literature Foundation, in association with The Executive Council of Dubai, to recognise those individuals who have shown exceptional commitment in promoting reading for pleasure among their students and in raising academic and literacy standards in the school. The ceremony was attended by HE Aisha Miran, Director General of Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Shumous Majid Bin Faris and Maryam Al Falahi, Advisors, The Executive Council of Dubai. Almost 100 nominations were submitted from around the country. Finalists were assessed by a panel of judges who ......read more

    Young enjoy their OUP Story Writing Competition win at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2024

    Dubai, UAE, 08 February 2024:  The next generation of writing talent, the winners of the Oxford University Press (OUP) Story Writing Competition, were honoured at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature in a special prizegiving ceremony. The annual competition is a fixture of the academic calendar with almost 4,000 students from the UAE sending in their entries this year. Students were invited to write their stories prompted by this year’s competition theme ‘Beginnings’. The competition runs in Arabic and in English and is divided into age-specific categories: 11 and under, 12-14, 15-17 and 18-25. Each winner received a winner’s plaque, five copies of the book containing their original short stories and complimentary access to the Festival sessions. Jennifer Duggan, Schools and Qualifications Regional ......read more

    Book in a Box competition winners announced at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2024

    Dubai, UAE, 7 February 2024: For the second year in a row, winners of the Book in a Box competition were celebrated in the last stretch of the 16th edition of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. The competition, which is sponsored by Arcadia School, invited all primary schools in the UAE to choose a book, or scene from a book, and create a visual representation of it using only recyclable materials. Book in a Box winners: Liwa International School, Girls, Class 1 A EduFans. Book: Miss Fox’s Class Goes Green by Eileen Spinelli Athan School, First Grade Section 2. Book: A Very Smart Pencil by Mohamed Mowaffaq Dubai Schools, Al Barsha, KG1A. Book: Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson The competition opened on 26 October 2023 and schools had just over two months to conceptualize and execute a literary inspired ......read more

    Education Above All Foundation Launches Exclusive Collection with Renowned Brazilian Artist, Silvia Furmanovich, at Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2024

    05 February 2024: Doha, Qatar — Education Above All (EAA) Foundation today announced an inspiring new collaboration with the renowned Brazilian jeweller and designer, Silvia Furmanovich. This groundbreaking partnership will unveil an exclusive collection of opulent jewellery pieces and items designed specially for EAA Foundation, debuting at the Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE) 2024.   Furmanovich's visionary designs will be unveiled at EAA Foundation's dedicated space within DJWE 2024, taking place from February 5th to 11th, at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC). This limited collection, featuring exquisite craftsmanship and inspired by Qatar's cultural heritage will also be available for purchase at Furmanovich stores in Brazil, and through other Furmanovich partner in the United ......read more

    KIB signs MoU with Kuwait University for enhanced Real Estate education and student training

    Kuwait, 6 February 2024: Kuwait International Bank (KIB) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Kuwait University - College of Administrative Sciences, aimed at enriching student training and enhancing educational curricula in the real estate sector. This initiative will involve practical studies on diverse property types and the organization of academic workshops and training courses, benefiting both university students and professionals interested in this crucial sector. The three-year MoU was officially signed by Prof. Adel Abdullah Al-Wuqayan, Acting Dean of the College of Administrative Sciences, and Jassim Al-Abdulhadi, KIB’s General Manager of the Real Estate Department. It authorized Dr. Nawaf Al-Abduljader, Acting Assistant Dean for Planning, Consulting, and Training, Dr. Fahad Al-Mudhaf, Associate ......read more

    Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai Children's Letter Writing Competiton Winners Announced At Emirates Litfest Podium

    Dubai, UAE, 5 February 2024: The craft of fine handwriting was celebrated today at The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature with a special ceremony to honour the winners of the Royal Grammar School (RGS) Guildford Dubai Children’s Letter Writing Competition.      Celebrating beautiful penmanship, the RGS Guildford Dubai Children’s Letter Writing Competition gives young people the chance to show off their letter writing skills, recognising both the aesthetic of fine handwriting and the art of composing a well-crafted message. Participants were asked to write letters to authors suggesting an alternative ‘beginning’ to an already published story/book. The competition was divided into three age categories and saw a record number of entries with over 1,500 letters received, all handwritten by ......read more

    Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai Marks Memorable Visit by Best-selling Author and Esteemed Children's Advocate Baroness Floella Benjamin

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 05 February 2024: Last week, RGS Guildford Dubai had the honour of hosting Baroness Floella Benjamin OM DBE, the esteemed actress, presenter, author and children's advocate, as part of her participation in this year's Emirates Literature Festival.   During her time at RGS Guildford Dubai, took Baroness Benjamin embarked on a special tour of the campus, with a notable stop at the school's library. She captivated the pupils by providing a reading session with excerpts from her renowned books, Keep Smiling and Coming to England. Pupils from year groups 3 and 4 had the unique opportunity to interact directly with the Baroness, asking insightful questions and drawing inspiration from her remarkable career.   Budding young writer, Karim Ahmed Siddiqi, a Year 5 pupil presented his first ......read more

    The State of Qatar, Qatar Mission, QFFD, UNICEF, EAA Foundation, and other Qatari Entities Host High-Level Strategic Dialogue to Advance the Global Education Agenda

    04 February, 2024 — The State of Qatar, in conjunction with UNICEF, Qatar Mission, Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), the Education Above All Foundation (EAA), and various Qatari entities, hosted a landmark High-Level Strategic Dialogue at the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations in New York on Thursday. The primary objective of this critical dialogue was to reinforce the strong collaboration between the State of Qatar and UNICEF, charting a roadmap for the next phase of their partnership. Notably, participating entities, such as the Education Above All Foundation, signed a global framework agreement, aimed at propelling significant progress in the field of quality education and paving the way for a brighter future for marginalised children all over the world. Education Above All and UNICEF recently ......read more

    HBMSU Welcomes Ministry of Defence Delegation to Strengthen Partnership in Advancing Digital Transformation in Education

    February 04, 2024: Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently hosted, a delegation from the Ministry of Defence to jointly explore opportunities for advancing digital transformation in the education sector. The University representatives engaged with the delegation and presented the prospects for collaboration, which could significantly impact innovation, excellence, and the acceleration of a more advanced, flexible, and sustainable learning model. The University is actively pursuing collaborations with both government and private entities to foster digital transformation in education. Recognising the Ministry of Defence as a pivotal partner in achieving this mission, the University stated that the visit serves as a valuable opportunity to exchange experiences, knowledge, and best practices. The visit underscores the ......read more

    Emirates Aviation University and Boeing Ignite Passion for Aeronautical Careers

    Dubai, UAE, 29 January 2024: 202 students from 24 UAE schools made a splash at Emirates Aviation University’s seventh Water Rocket Competition, held in collaboration with Boeing.   Students in grades 11 and 12 from schools across the UAE built rockets using materials at hand. Each year, the challenge for participants is to launch water rockets at a 45-degree angle, powered solely by water and air pressure. Students design creative nose cones and fins for enhanced impact protection. During the competition they also learn how to reduce, reuse, and recycle. This year, teams had two hours to complete the task and were given two attempts to launch their rockets.   Professor Ahmad Al Ali, Vice Chancellor of Emirates Aviation University, said: “Emirates Aviation University is committed to innovating and ......read more

    ELF Publishing Launches Eight Books at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2024

    The publications – which are a mix of original titles and translated work - shine a spotlight on local and locally based talent and showcases stories from the region on an international level Dubai, 31 January, 2024: In line with their mission to publish stories about the region from Emiratis and expatriates and to capture the stories of times gone by and preserve the oral history of the region in written form, ELF Publishing, the publishing arm of Emirates Literature Foundation, is launching eight titles at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2024.  In the poetry genre, ELF Publishing launches The Girl of the Arabs – a collection of renowned Emirati nabti poet Ousha Bint Khalifa Al Suwaidi’s work compiled by Dr Rafia Ghubash and translated in English by Dr Nadia Khawandanah. In adult fiction, ELF ......read more

    Ooredoo Kuwait Sponsors The English School of Kuwait's Triathlon Event to Upgrade Health & Education

    Kuwait, 30 January, 2024: Aligned with its vision to promote health and well-being within the community, leading telecommunications company Ooredoo Kuwait reinforces its commitment to advancing education through the sponsorship of The English School of Kuwait's full-day triathlon event. This triathlon event included running, biking, and swimming races, and provided students, parents, and staff the opportunity to engage in sports activities, highlighting the significance of physical well-being across various age groups. This powerful initiative reflects Ooredoo Kuwait’s dedication to nurturing a holistic development in students and caregivers by promoting physical fitness, teamwork, and community engagement. By supporting The English School triathlon, Ooredoo Kuwait aims to inspire a passion for active lifestyles and provide ......read more

    Bookmark this: Sessions to look out for at the Emirates Litfest 2024

    With more than 150 of the world’s most sought-after authors and literary personalities attending the Emirates LitFest 2024, starting from January 31, 2024, until February 6, 2024, the event will be host to incredible sessions and talks across all genres. This will be the 16th edition of the festival, the biggest celebration of stories in the Arab region and one of the top literary festivals in the world. Here are some of the sessions to look forward to are the Conversations with Aanchal Malhotra as well as Ben Okri along with Discovery Talks by Martin Puchner, Nizar Habash, Deena Mohamed, Grace Nono and Lynn Tan. CONVERSATIONS: Aanchal Malhotra: The Book Of Everlasting Things Praised simply as ‘mesmerizing’ (Publishers Weekly) and ‘monumental’ (NPR), Aanchal Malhotra’s The Book of Everlasting ......read more

    ADU's College of Engineering Hosts the First RoboCar Maze Competition in its Al Ain Campus

    Translating its commitment to nurture critical thinking and innovation among its student body,   • The competition was sponsored by Technology Innovation Institute (TII)   UAE, Abu Dhabi, 29 January 2024: In a bid to foster innovation among school students, Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Engineering – Al Ain campus hosted its first ever RoboCar Maze Competition under the theme ‘Mechatronics: The Future of Mechanical Engineering,’ with the participation of over 72 students representing 18 schools from Al Ain City. The competition sponsored by the Technology Innovation Institute (TII) and was attended by TII representatives who were impressed by the students’ innovation and creativity.   Through the competition, students had the opportunity to enhance their ......read more

    Henkel Continues to Spark Global STEM Research Excitement for Children Through “Forscherwelt” Initiative

    The initiative has grown into a global effort, engaging over 100,000 children worldwide Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 January 2024 — Henkel, the driving force behind the innovative Forscherwelt initiative, is fostering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education for children worldwide. In a groundbreaking move towards international collaboration, 13 Forscherwelt trainers and Henkel colleagues from the UAE and select Forscherwelt initiatives around the world gathered at Henkel’s Global headquarters in Düsseldorf. With its regional headquarters in Dubai, Henkel has made significant strides by launching Forscherwelt in 2017 in collaboration with Dubai Municipality's edutainment entity, Children's City. This strategic partnership expanded the initiative's footprint, bringing hands-on ......read more

    ADU's College of Law Collaborates with Contractus House LTD to Advance Legal Education

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 22 January 2024: Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Law and Contractus House LTD UK, a consultancy company specialized in legal and strategic services, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at enhancing students’ knowledge, skills, and capabilities in the legal field. The MoU will witness both parties collaborate to train future lawyers and enhance their educational experience to prepare them for their future careers.  The agreement was signed by Professor Ghassan Aouad, Chancellor of ADU, and Nayla Sleiman Al-Obeidli, Partner and Director at Contractus House LTD UK, in the presence of Professor Dr. Talaat Mohamed Dowidar, Acting Dean and Professor of Private Law at ADU’s College of Law, Dr. Dina Imad, Chair of the College of Law and Assistant Professor of Public Law, and ......read more

    NYUAD Open Campus Day Returns with Exciting New Program of Talks, Exhibitions, and Tours

     On January 20, the University will be hosting the second edition of its Open Campus Day  The one-day free event will introduce visitors to the full scope of what NYUAD offers   Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 12, 2024: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) will host the second edition of its Open Campus Day on January 20 from midday. With activities and drop-in sessions taking place all day for free, visitors will be able to tour the NYUAD campus, visit learning spaces and facilities, engage with art and artists, attend talks with the University’s world-renowned faculty, and experience interactive exhibitions.    Among the activities available on the day will be a tour of the exhibition Horizon by Blane de St. Croix in The Art Gallery, which showcases large-scale sculptures and installations depicting the ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University and Universiti Sains Malaysia Cement Strategic Partnership to Advance Health Science

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10 January 2024: In line with Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) ongoing efforts to provide students with a world-class academic experience, the University’s College of Health Sciences signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Universiti Sains Malaysia’s (USM) School of Health Sciences, a leading Malaysian research university, to further enhance research, educational programs, and training in the field of health science. The MoU aims to foster mutual understanding and cooperation by facilitating students, staff, and faculty exchanges while promoting high-quality teaching and learning through knowledge and experience transfer. The agreement will see both entities collaborating through expanding opportunities for joint research and publications and establishing joint academic and research ......read more

    IPH Symposium on Lifestyle Medicine to take place at WCM-Q

    Doha – January 6, 2024:  A symposium presented by the Institute for Population Health (IPH) of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) will promote the emerging discipline of Lifestyle Medicine as a highly effective means to radically enhance health and wellbeing.    The one-day event offers the chance to gain new knowledge about the transformative power of lifestyle medicine to redefine healthcare, promote well-being, and empower individuals and communities for a vibrant and healthier future for all. Titled, ‘Lifestyle Medicine - Redefining Healthcare to Promote Wellbeing,’ the IPH symposium will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2024.   The event will feature 21 speakers, including experts from WCM-Q (Dean Dr. Javaid I. Sheikh, Drs. Mamtani and Cheema from IPH), the Ministry of Public Health (Dr. ......read more

    Raffles International School Students Achieve Global Awards for Exceptional 2023 A Level and iGCSE Performance

    • RIS students achieve highest marks in the world and in the U.A.E. • GCSE Maths topper in the world is Abdul Rehman Rizwan is a RIS student • Gana Elkhapery achieved the Highest Mark in the UAE for iGCSE Biology • Francesco Felli achieved the Highest Mark in the Middle East for Advanced Level Italian   Dubai, UAE; 5 January 2024:  Students from Raffles International School (RIS) have been awarded the global Outstanding Pearson Learner Awards (OPLA) for their exceptional performance in the highly competitive A Level and iGCSE 2023 summer examinations. RIS students Abdul Rehman Rizwan achieved the award for the Highest Mark in the World for Advanced Level Mathematics, Gana Elkhapery achieved the Highest Mark in the UAE for iGCSE Biology and Francesco Felli achieved the Highest Mark in the ......read more

    SeaWorld® Yas Island, Abu Dhabi's Interactive Submersible brings an Ocean of Fun to Students of Yas American Academy

    The Marine Life Theme Park combines awe-inspiring visuals and interactive learning to provide a novel experience for the younger generation. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 03 January 2024: SeaWorld® Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the region’s first Marine Life Theme Park, introduced an innovative and immersive activation that aims to inspire and educate young minds. In a creative endeavor to drive interest and promote education about marine life, SeaWorld Abu Dhabi brought its miniature submersible to Yas American Academy on Yas Island. Offering a unique experience designed to engage students, the submersible is equipped with an educational component, allowing participants to embark on a simulated underwater adventure right within their school’s courtyard. Up to six children can board the submersible at a time for a ......read more

    MBZUAI contributes to World-leading GenAI, Open-source Initiatives, and a Pipeline of Talented Practitioners in 2023

    Record high-quality research output catapults CSRankings to 18th globally      United Arab Emirates, December 27, 2023: The impact of generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) has continued to positively impact industry throughout 2023, and Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) has played an increasingly prominent role as part of the global research community.   Delivering a state-of-the-university address this month at the university’s Masdar City campus, President and University Professor, Eric Xing, highlighted MBZUAI’s success in increasing the diversity of its faculty and graduate community in 2023, as well as the progress made in building industrial capabilities by working on major application projects in collaboration with leading global ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University Surpasses 3,000 Research Publications in the International Scopus Index

    • ADU has published 3,000 publications in Scopus Index Journals • Prof. Qasymeh: “At ADU, we are committed to fostering and enabling innovative research initiatives to ensure that our faculty and students have access to world-class opportunities.”   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26 December 2023: Abu Dhabi University (ADU)’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), announced that the University has achieved 3,000 research publications in the international Scopus Index, with exponential growth in the past five years. With 80% of ADU’s publications issued in the Q1 and Q2 categories, the research represents a hallmark for top-tier universities around the world. The 3,000 publications cover multidisciplinary themes, including engineering and technology, health science, business, finance, and ......read more

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    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday 16th October 2023: The Brighton College Dubai community of parents, pupils and staff got in the superhero spirit on Friday 13th October to take part in the school’s annual Run for a Reason event – a 7am sprint dressed in superhero outfits.  Each year, at Run for a Reason, the school chooses a charity to donate funds and this year will be supporting one its parents, Jimmy Wright, to raise funds for the Al Jalila Foundation. In November, Mr Wright will aim to set a new Guinness World Record for cycling as he embarks on a journey from Saudi ......read more

    AUS and ADMAF Announce Winners of Two-day Film Hackathon Raising Awareness about Climate Change

    Sharjah, UAE. October 13, 2023 – A team of five student filmmakers from the College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) from American University of Sharjah (AUS) has been awarded Best Film for their production Greedy Gaia in a competition supported by Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF) as part of the Young Filmmakers’ Circle initiative. The film hackathon was the final segment in the inaugural edition of CAAD Kino, a program curated by Cairo-based design-film festival Film My Design which was held on campus throughout September and October 2023. The program included ......read more

    Greenpower Boosts F1 Dream for UAE Students

    Pole Position, GEMS Education challenge pupils to design, build, race electric cars, and open up new motorsport career route Dubai, UAE, 10th October, 2023: UAE school students with dreams of becoming a future Max Verstappen or Lewis Hamilton, or a Formula One team-mate, can boost their chances through a new initiative offering a career path into motorsport and electric vehicle engineering. The Greenpower programme is being introduced by Pole Position, the Dubai-based automotive events and motorsports consultancy, in connection with Greenpower Education Trust, and GEMS Education, ......read more

    AUS Sets the Stage for Academic Prowess at Najah and International Education Show

    Sharjah, UAE. October 9, 2023 – American University of Sharjah (AUS) will be welcoming prospective students and their families at the forthcoming Najah Expo in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and at the International Education Show in Sharjah, highlighting its cutting-edge academic programs and scholarship opportunities. AUS’ participation underlines the university's commitment to offering internationally recognized degrees and propelling students toward a promising future. "AUS is committed to providing an exceptional education to its students. Engaging in renowned events like ......read more

    GEMS Wellington Students Unite for Inclusive Power Hour Workout

    • Over 120 girls and women from across the Wellington Cluster community attended • Organised by Dubai Women’s Run, the workout featured Zumba and dance moves • Event demonstrated the school’s commitment to wellbeing and an active lifestyle   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: In an extraordinary showcase of unity and empowerment, GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail recently hosted a thrilling Power Hour workout session that brought together a diverse group of female students, parents, and teachers. This event, organised by Dubai Women’s Run, ......read more

    Dubai Culture and Expo School Programme Enhance Teachers' Knowledge through LinkedIn E-learning

    Dubai, UAE, 2 October 2023:  In celebration of World Teachers' Day and in recognition of the role and efforts of the profession in shaping conscious and forward-thinking generations, the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has announced its collaboration with Expo City Dubai’s Expo school programme, by providing those in the field with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and benefit from the e-learning initiative organised by the Authority in cooperation with LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network. This aligns with the former’s ......read more

    Cognita Schools in Dubai Highlight the Vital Role of Digital Wellbeing by taking part in the Group's Fifth Annual Global Be Well Day

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday 3rd October 2023: Pupils of all ages enrolled at the four Dubai-based Cognita schools, the Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai, Ranches Primary School, Horizon International School, Horizon English School, and the three schools within the Repton Family of Schools in the UAE, joined 85,000 young people across 16 countries last week to take part in Cognita’s fifth annual Global Be Well Day (GBWD).  Global Be Well Day is focused on Cognita’s Be Well Charter, the foundation upon which every wellbeing action rests.  It has been ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Signs MoU With Canadian University in Dubai to Enhance Mutual Cooperation

    Dubai, UAE, 29 September 2023:  The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) and the Canadian University in Dubai (CUD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to enhance mutual cooperation in the fields of scientific research and dissemination of culture and knowledge in the UAE. This supports national strategies towards a comprehensive knowledge renaissance for the advancement of future generations. This five-year MoU comes within the framework of a mutual commitment between the two parties to cooperate and integrate between educational and cultural institutions, strengthen ......read more

    Charms Education Study Abroad Fair 2023 in Dubai sees Strong Response for Higher Education in Top Institutes in Canada, USA, UK, Germany & UAE

    Hundreds of UAE students are expected to seek higher education admission and career guidance from more than 30 international universities participating at the Study Abroad Education Fair, organised by Dubai-based renowned international education consultant Charms Education Services, from September 30 to October 1, 2023, at Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Waterfront in Business Bay Date: Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2023 Charms Education Services, a Dubai-based education consultation service provider, is organising a two-day education fair in which hundreds of UAE-based students are expected to ......read more

    Nord Anglia International School Abu Dhabi Sets New Standards in Premium Education with Innovative Metime and Enrichment Programmes

    25th September 2023: Nord Anglia International School Abu Dhabi (NAS Abu Dhabi) proudly announces the launch of its pioneering educational experience that is designed to enhance student well-being and foster holistic development.    Located on the modern Al Reem Island, NAS Abu Dhabi is redefining premium education by offering innovative programmes that prioritise student happiness, flexibility and enrichment.   "At Nord Anglia International School Abu Dhabi, we've crafted an educational journey that goes well beyond academics. Because we believe that a happy, ......read more

    More than 60 Leading International Universities to attend Raffles International School's Fair

    • Over 60 universities from the UK, Ireland, and Australia will be present to discuss and meet with the students • Representatives from top-ranked institutions such as the University of Manchester, University of Warwick, the University of Melbourne, and Trinity College Dublin will discuss undergraduate courses and career prospects   Dubai, UAE; September 24, 2023: Raffles International School (RIS), a leading international school in Dubai, is hosting a Universities-Careers Fair tomorrow (September 26), from 8:35 to 11:35 am for Grade 11 and 12 students. Representatives ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library and Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government Sign MoU to Enhance Mutual Cooperation

    Dubai, UAE, 25 September 2023:  Driven by its commitment to expand strategic partnerships, cooperation and integration between local educational and cultural institutions, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library and the Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance mutual cooperation in scientific research and disseminating culture and knowledge locally. The MoU comes within the framework of the two parties’ keenness to enhance the cultural and educational scene in the UAE, and build an environment that stimulates knowledge and ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Launches ‘A World in Your Language' Initiative to Read and Listen to Books in 13 Languages

    Dubai, UAE, 20 September 2023: Driven by its humanitarian and cultural responsibility and within the framework of its vision to create a bridge of communication with the rest of the world, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) announced the launch of a humanitarian knowledge project under the slogan ‘A World in Your Language’. The project aims to remove barriers between different cultures by enabling readers of different nationalities to read and listen to books and knowledge resources in their native language. Dr. Mohammed Salem AlMazrooei, Board Member of the Mohammed Bin ......read more

    ADU's College of Business Rolls Out Five Programs for Undergraduate Students

    • The programs focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI), business analytics, digital technology, and business mathematics   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 September 2023: Focused on continuously evolving its programs and offerings to deliver a well-rounded academic experience for students, Abu Dhabi University's (ADU) College of Business has rolled out five new undergraduate degrees accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), a UAE Federal Government Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. In line with the in-demand skills for the current market, the programs ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Donates More Than 40,000 Books Since ‘A World Reads' Initiative's Launch

    This comes as part of its social responsibility towards making knowledge accessible to everyone Dubai, UAE, 15 September 2023:  The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) donated more than 40,000 books to various governmental and educational institutions and libraries, and more than 5,000 books of different subjects to 11 new educational complexes in the Zayed Educational Complexes in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, and Fujairah. The library aims to distribute 5,100 books in the upcoming period, to support its vision of making knowledge accessible to the public. This comes within ......read more

    GEMS Education Celebrates World-class Higher Education Counselling Services for 29,000 of its Students

    • Top school counsellors recognised in the world’s first Unifrog awards ceremony • Schools offer wide array of services to students including scholarship searches • Counsellors were also offered best practice, motivational guidance by experts    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: In a special awards ceremony held recently, GEMS Education celebrated its provision of world-class student counselling that has helped 29,000 of its senior students during the last academic year prepare for the next step of higher education.   GEMS Education and ......read more

    National Library and Archives' Launches Knowledge Circle In Collaboration with the Emirates Literature Foundation

    Join the first conversation on the theme ‘Shaping the Arab World’   12 September 2023, UAE: The National Library and Archives, in collaboration with the Emirates Literature Foundation, is launching the Knowledge Circle programme. The first event on the theme of ‘Shaping The Arab World’ will be held on 20 September at the premises of the National Library and Archives. The series is a part of the second cultural season of the National Library and Archives and will highlight the role of archival systems in preserving the nation's memory and raise public ......read more

    Outstanding UAE School Named Top 3 Finalist for World's Best School Prize for Environmental Action as Nation Prepares to host COP28

    • Mamoura British Academy makes final 3 for the $250,000 World’s Best School Prizes 2023   September 12, 2023:  Mamoura British Academy in Abu Dhabi, UAE, which is empowering its students and transforming communities through sustainability, has been named a Top 3 finalist for the World’s Best School Prize for Environmental Action as the nation prepares to host COP28. The $250,000 World’s Best School Prizes, founded last year by T4 Education in collaboration with Accenture, American Express, Yayasan Hasanah, and the Lemann Foundation, are the ......read more

    Liwa College's Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Introduces Specialized Academic Programs in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain

    • Maxim Merheb: We have successfully undergone a comprehensive development of the educational process and the upgrade of 12 laboratories   Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 11 2023: Liwa College, with campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, announced that it has successfully undergone comprehensive development across various educational facilities within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences (FMHS) in preparation for the new academic year 2023-2024. Liwa College continues to receive online applications at both campuses until September 18th.   Professor Maxim Merheb, Dean of ......read more

    International Fund for Houbara Conservation Launches ‘Conservation Education: the Houbara Model' Portal in Line with the UAE's National School Curriculum

    • The portal is an edutainment platform that instils the values and foundations of species conservation among future conservationists   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 08 September 2023: The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in pre-emptive species conservation, has launched the conservation education online portal, as part of its ‘Conservation Education: the Houbara Model’ programme. The new portal was unveiled at IFHC’s pavilion today at ADIHEX, held at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).    Intended for ......read more

    UOWD Partners with IBM to Launch the First Master of Digital Transformation Program in the UAE

    Dubai-UAE: 5 September, 2023: The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) has launched its Master of Digital Transformation program, developed in partnership with global technology giant, IBM. The first of its kind in the region, this innovative program is in line with the UAE’s 2025 digital strategy aiming at building a knowledge-based economy driven by innovation and advanced sciences. UOWD’s Master of Digital Transformation program will address a rapidly increasing demand for skills digital transformation professionals in the region, offering a comprehensive curriculum ......read more

    Liwa College Unveils Open Week Showcasing Abundant Opportunities for Future Success

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 30 August 2023: Liwa College proudly announces the commencement of its highly anticipated open week, operating under the inspirational banner "Success begins with opportunities." With a strong commitment to its mission and objectives, Liwa College invites students to explore its diverse range of academic programs that seamlessly align with the dynamic demands of the job market and the visionary goals of the next fifty agenda. The immersive induction program planned during the open week commenced on August 24, offering an array of exciting prospects ......read more

    UAE Sports Science and Sports Medicine Center and Amity University Dubai Sign Cooperation Agreement to Promote and Bridge Partnerships with Various Academic Entities

    >> H.E Saeed Abdul Ghaffar: The General Authority of Sports aims to encourage partnership with various institutions in UAE in order to prepare a generation of skilled and outstanding athletes and train individuals as part of the UAE ‘The principles of the 50’. >> Abdulla Mehiwa: In line with the strategic goals of the General Authority of Sports, we have been relentlessly working to prepare, equip and cultivate sports leadership in the UAE, further enhancing their academic as well as practical knowledge by collaborating with various educational ......read more

    Strong End to 2023 Summer Exam Season as GEMS Education Students Celebrate Excellent GCSE Results

    • Over 3,600 GEMS students from 23 schools in the UAE and Qatar sat over 24,000 GCSEs • GEMS schools saw 22 per cent of entries achieve grades 9-8, equivalent to an A* grade • Among standout schools, Jumeirah College saw 21 per cent of entries awarded grade 9   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – GEMS Education’s British curriculum schools today celebrated another year of excellent IGCSE/GCSE results, capping what has been an impressive summer season of examination successes across the network.   Over 3,600 students from 23 GEMS schools in the ......read more

    Raffles International School Students Shine Bright in GCSE Exams: 25% of the Year 11 Class Achieve Six or More A*/ A Grades

    • Students performed brilliantly, with eight subjects rated Outstanding/ Very Good and as many as 42% of all grades awarded are A*- B • A majority of the cohort (67%) outscored their targets • 66% of students achieved Grade A or above in Individual Science, while 60% achieved Grade A or above in Modern Foreign Languages     Dubai, UAE; August 24, 2023: Raffles International School announced exceptional academic achievements, with the release of this year's GCSE results. Students performed brilliantly, with eight subjects rated Outstanding/ Very ......read more

    A UAEU Student Receives the Top Project Award in Biological Sciences from the UK's Royal Society of Biology

    Al Ain, 23 August 2023: Afraa Mazen Taj Elddin, a student from the Department of Biology in the College of Sciences at UAEU, received the Top Project Award in biological sciences from the UK's Royal Society of Biology (RSB) for 2023. Her research was published in the international journal “Frontiers in Marine Science”, under the supervision of Prof. Khaled Abbas El Tarabily, and Prof. Synan Abu Qamar, both from the Department of Biology. The research titled "Using beneficial bacteria living in the roots along with seaweed extract to enhance mangrove growth and efficiency ......read more

    GEMS Education Welcomes Record-Breaking Intake of 2,445 New Teachers at Largest-Ever Induction Event

    • GEMS Awareness Day attended by new teachers from across the world • Theme of this year’s event focused on sustainability and green practices • Private education group reports growth and increased demand for places   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education today set a new milestone by hosting its largest-ever teacher induction day with 2,445 passionate educators from around the world being welcomed to its network of 44 schools across the UAE and Qatar.   GEMS Awareness Day serves as an important platform for integrating new teachers into ......read more

    HBMSU organises open day at Community Development Authority in Hatta

    Dubai, August 22, 2023 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently held an open day for the new academic year at the Hatta Community Centre of the Community Development Authority. This comes as part of its efforts to empower students in the Hatta region as well as better meet their academic diverse needs and requirements. The University additionally emphasised the various benefits and offerings it provides for the students from Hatta, such as exclusive tuition fees of 35 per cent. Dr. Fahad Al Saadi, Vice Chancellor Learners Development, highlighted that organising the ......read more

    Raffles International School Students Achieve Outstanding A-Level Results; Win Scholarships and Placements in First Choice Universities

    Dubai, UAE; August 21, 2023:  A-level results are out, and Raffles International School (RIS) students have performed brilliantly once again. More than a quarter of the Class of 2023 (26%) achieved A*-A grades, and an impressive 13% achieved A* grades. The school achieved outstanding results in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics results, with over 75% of students achieving either an A*, A or B grade. As many as 69% of the 35-student strong cohort achieved A*-C grade rate.   An overwhelming majority have thus secured their admissions in their first choice of ......read more

    GEMS Students, Parents and Teachers Celebrate Another Year of Excellent A-level Results

    • 1,600+ GEMS students from 20 schools in the UAE and Qatar sat 5,000+ A-levels exams • 24 per cent of all entries achieve A* to A grades, with 45 per cent recording A* to B grades • 21 per cent of GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail A-level entries awarded top A* grade   Students, parents, teachers, and staff across the GEMS Education network are today once again celebrating excellent A-level results, despite the widely publicised expectation that grades would be pushed back down to 2019 levels after teacher-assessed grades replaced exams during the Covid ......read more

    Outstanding First Set of A Level Results for Brighton College Dubai

    United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Thursday 17th August 2023: Three-quarters of Brighton College Dubai pupils achieved grades A*- B in the College's first set of A Level results, a testament to the academic excellence that Brighton College is renowned for and resulting in the majority of pupils being able to take up their first choice of university place.  On average pupils achieved almost two whole grades higher than their expected progress upon joining the College (the so-called 'Value Added' measure of performance).    Brighton College Dubai now follows in the ......read more

    MBZUAI Welcomes the Largest and Most Diverse Cohort of 142 Students from 34 Countries

    Leading global AI institution’s celebration of diversity seen as key to its ability to recruit and retain world’s top talent    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 15, 2023: Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) – the world's first graduate-level artificial intelligence (AI) university dedicated to research – welcomed its largest and most diverse class since its 2019 establishment.     Academic seats were competitive, with more than 4,000 applications received and an admission rate of 4.6 per cent. This ......read more

    Get Your Child “Back to School” Ready in Style with TYPO

    It’s once again that time of the year when parents are getting ready for their kids to get back to school. It is always the norm for parents to think primarily about preparing school uniforms and stationery well ahead of time. Let us help you plan well and plan the most stylish back-to-school look with TYPO's latest Back-to-School Collection.    The Australian-born retailer is known for its quirky stationery and gifts. Typo offers something for everyone across a range of categories, including travel and tech accessories, bags, lighting, décor items, novelty cards, and ......read more

    QNET Introduces K-12 Curriculum, Designed for Young Learners Everywhere

    Dubai; August 09, 2023: QNET, a global lifestyle and wellness-focused direct-selling company, is revolutionising the way children learn with the launch of its K-12 curriculum through QLearn, its e-learning portfolio. This innovative curriculum incorporates visual-based questions, games, and videos, making it engaging and fun for kids to learn at their own pace, in the comfort of their homes. Students from Grades 6 to 12 can now access over 10,000 practice questions, quizzes, and games, as well as 2,000 plus animated video solutions to textbook questions, primarily focusing on STEM ......read more

    Student Enrolments in the GCC to Grow by 1.1 Million in the Next Five Years, says Alpen Capital

    Dubai – August 2nd 2023: Alpen Capital’s latest education industry report projects the total number of students in the GCC to increase by 1.1 million and reach 14.2 million by 2027. During the forecast period, K-12 enrolments in the region are expected to grow at a CAGR of 1.5% to reach 11.7 million by 2027.  UAE-based investment banking advisory firm, Alpen Capital, launched its latest GCC Education Industry report on Wednesday, August 2nd which features forecasts on the sector, recent analysis on trends, growth drivers and challenges facing the segment. It also ......read more

    ‘School of Life' Explores Hidden Gems Around the World

    14 innovative workshops at Dubai public libraries next August Dubai, UAE, 30 July 2023: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) continues its ‘School of Life’ initiative throughout August 2023, offering visitors to Dubai Public Libraries an edutainment experience through a captivating journey brimming with diverse and exceptional opportunities to discover the hidden gems of our world, nurture skills, unleash talents, and broaden knowledge. The part of the programme at Al Safa Art and Design Library will explore the wonders of pharaonic North Africa with its ......read more

    Memac Ogilvy and GEMS Education Launch Ground-Breaking Initiative to Teach Teens the Language of Mental Health

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Memac Ogilvy Public Relations has partnered with GEMS Education to launch The Alternative Alphabet, a tool designed to help teens understand the complex language of mental health. The campaign follows exclusive research by the pair that showed seven in 10 teens won’t talk to peers about mental health. Moreover, 70 per cent of 4,500+ respondents believed more needs to be done to support teen wellbeing.  Directly addressing this, the pair partnered with Dr. Sarah Rasmi’s Thrive Wellbeing Centre and set out to create a deeper understanding of ......read more

    Culinary Adventure for the Little Ones with Bake Sale at Reform Social & Grill

    Calling all young bakers! We cordially invite all kids to showcase their baking skills at our Bake Sale on 30th July, hosted at Reform Social & Grill's Summer Garden from 3 pm onwards. Bring in your delightful home-baked cakes and join in the fun! Not only will you have the chance to sell your creations, but there are also special prizes from the chef for the best cake and best cake seller. Parents, while the kids work their baking magic, we have PIMM's and bucket specials for you to savor. It's a perfect family affair that promises delicious treats and memorable ......read more

    HBMSU discusses ways of bilateral cooperation with Nakheel

    H.E. Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), received a delegation from Nakheel, a world-leading developer, at the university's campus in Dubai. The delegation included Jean N. Hanna, Senior Director of Operations at Nakheel, among other officials. During the meeting held at HBMSU, both parties explored potential avenues of fostering bilateral cooperation, especially in sustainable development, community empowerment, and R&D. The two sides discussed opportunities in providing training and professional programs, developing skills and ......read more

    Inaugural Undergraduate AI Research Internship Attracts Stellar Students to MBZUAI's Abu Dhabi Campus

    34 leading STEM applicants selected from Africa, Asia, North America, Europe, and the MENA region enhance their AI skills in computer vision, machine learning, and natural language processing   Abu Dhabi, UAE, July 24 2023: Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) has welcomed 34 of the world’s most promising STEM undergraduate students to its Abu Dhabi campus for a one-month research internship as part of the inaugural edition of the university’s Undergraduate Research Internship Program (UGRIP).    Drawn from a large pool of applicants, ......read more

    Rare Collectibles Worth AED 1 Million Gifted by Easa Saleh Al Gurg Charity Foundation to Mohammed Bin Rashid Library

    UAE, Dubai, 20 July 2023: Driven by its belief in the importance of social responsibility in preserving the human and knowledge heritage and making it available to the public, Easa Saleh Al Gurg Charity Foundation donated a unique set of rare collectibles worth nearly AED 1 million to the Treasures of the Library exhibition at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library. HE Mohammad Ahmad Al Murr, Chairman of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library (MBRL) Foundation, expressed his appreciation for this valuable gift. Al Murr stressed the importance of social responsibility and cooperation between ......read more

    MBRSG Signs MoU with "Majra" National CSR Fund to Launch Diploma in Leadership for Sustainability and Social Responsibility

    • The agreement aims to strengthen academic collaboration and facilitate the exchange of experiences. • The MoU is valid for three years and was signed by H.E. Dr. Ali bin Sebaa Al Marri and Ms. Nuha Mohammed Al Harmoudi. • The agreement aims to outline cooperation frameworks between the two parties, facilitate the exchange of knowledge, awareness, research, and white papers to promote a culture of social responsibility and sustainability. • The MoU is in line with the directives of the Emirate of Dubai’s wise leadership to rally the efforts of all ......read more

    GEMS Education and Queen Rania Teacher Academy sign MoU to Enhance Teaching Skills

    • MoU designed to support GEMS educators teaching Arabic and Islamic Studies • Three-year agreement will upskill and empower teachers in all GEMS schools • Staff to gain from QRTA’s specialised professional development opportunities     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education and Queen Rania Teacher Academy have signed a memorandum of understanding that aims to strengthen the teaching skills and pedagogy of GEMS educators teaching UAE Ministry of Education Arabic subjects.   The three-year MoU will upskill and empower teachers and ......read more

    Swiss International Scientific School Dubai joins Nord Anglia Education

    SISD becomes Nord Anglia’s second school in Dubai    Leading international schools organisation Nord Anglia Education announced today that Swiss International Scientific School Dubai has joined its global family of schools.   Founded in 2015, Swiss International Scientific School Dubai is now the second Nord Anglia school in Dubai, joining Nord Anglia International School Dubai. Both schools are listed in the prestigious Spear’s Schools index of the world’s top private schools.   Nord Anglia’s global network is now 84 premium schools in 33 ......read more

    GEMS Education IBDP and CP Students Celebrate Strong Exam Results and University Admissions

    • GEMS’ seven IB schools in UAE once again outperform international averages  • IBDP students achieve average pass rate of 92%, average point score of 32.8  • AP results released on same day, with GEMS schools beating global averages    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education students studying the International Baccalaureate (IB) have recorded outstanding results in their exams, once more performing significantly above international averages and securing admission to the very best universities in the world. This year saw a return to the ......read more

    GEMS Education and 8billionideas Forge Three-year Strategic Partnership to enhance Skills and Entrepreneurship among Students

    • Partnership extends 8billionideas EdTech resources to GEMS schools in UAE and Qatar • Resources focus on promoting entrepreneurship, skills for the future, careers, wellbeing • Teaching staff also set to benefit from professional development modules and coaching     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education students now have access to dynamic real-world careers and entrepreneurship programmes thanks to GEMS’ strategic partnership with innovative EdTech company 8billionideas.   The two organisations have been collaborating since the ......read more

    UAE Students get a Taste of Pharmaceutical Science at the Dubai Pharmacy College through Series of Seminars and Workshops

    Date: Dubai, UAE; June 22, 2023   News Highlights:   1. Global healthcare spend is growing at 30 percent and reached US$10.06 trillion last year, which is about a tenth of the global GDP that last year reached US$101.6 trillion;   2. Total healthcare spend in the Middle East and Africa is growing at a higher rate – 42 percent – to US$279 billion, due to lack of awareness on health issues, obesity and sedentary lifestyle;   3. UAE healthcare spending is projected to outpace its GCC peers at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 7.4 per ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Welcomes Maltese President and His Wife to Review its Knowledge Treasures and Sub-Libraries

    The Maltese President gifted the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library a special copy of the Holy Quran Dubai, UAE, 23 June 2023: Mohammad Ahmad Al Murr, Chairman of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library (MBRL) Foundation, and Dr.Mohammed Salem Al Mazrooei, Bord Member at Mohammed Bin Rashid Library received George Vella, President of Malta, the First Lady of Malta, and a delegation, in a visit where they were introduced to the library’s services, facilities, and latest technologies. The meeting discussed the importance of promoting knowledge and cultural awareness, and the role of ......read more

    Six GEMS Education Families Scoop AED 5,000 worth of GEMS Rewards Points each thanks to FAB and Mastercard Partnership

    • Parents entered draw after using GEMS-FAB credit card for their tuition fees  • Points redeemable against school fees, school transport, uniforms, and more DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Six delighted GEMS Education families each landed a timely and welcome windfall when they received phone calls informing them that they had won AED 5,000 worth of GEMS Rewards Points.    The lucky recipients – all parents of students attending GEMS Indian-curriculum schools – were automatically entered into a prize draw after they had paid their annual school ......read more

    42 Abu Dhabi Organizes a Campus Tour for Students of Prestigious Universities across the UAE

     The campus tour followed the students’ participation in AlReyada Energy Seminar, organized by TotalEnergies in the UAE and held in Khalifa University Abu Dhabi, UAE, 21 June 2023: 42 Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital’s innovative and disruptive coding school that provides a unique peer-to-peer, gamified learning methodology, organized a campus tour for students of prestigious universities across the UAE, following their participation in AlReyada Energy Seminar, organized by TotalEnergies in the UAE. 42 Abu Dhabi also took part in a hackathon during the seminar, alongside ......read more

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