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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, UAE, 08 March 2023: Memac Ogilvy and GEMS Education have partnered for a second year on International Women’s Day to release a campaign addressing the pressing issue of negative self-talk among young girls.  Filmed at the education leader’s GEMS World Academy — Dubai and featuring students from the school, the campaign centres on a striking two-part cinematic film that underlines the importance of recognizing, contextualizing and preventing self-criticism. The second part of the campaign will be released one week after International Women’s Day. The 2023 ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library Announces UAE Reading Month Activities

    Dubai, UAE - March 4, 2023:  As a part of its efforts and strategy to ignite passion of knowledge and creativity, and in line with the UAE Reading Month in March, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library organises a series of activities. Held under the theme ‘UAE reads, a world reads,’ the activities will include events, workshops, discussion panels, and book signing events. The activities will kick off with an advanced training workshop to teach participants character building techniques in novels and stories. A key element of storytelling, the workshop will focus on ......read more

    Rugby Great Sir Clive Woodward tells Students “Never Stop Learning” during Visit to GEMS Schools

     World Cup-winning England coach gives audiences masterclass in leadership Students, parents, and staff told that continuous learning is secret to success GEMS collaborates with EdTech platform 8billionideas for a multi-school tour     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Students, teachers and parents were treated to unique insights into leadership and motivation when the transformational sports coach Sir Clive Woodward visited four GEMS Education schools this week.   Sir Clive, who led England to victory in the 2003 Rugby Union World Cup, visited GEMS ......read more

    HBMSU organises ‘Innovation Day' themed ‘Driving the Future: Innovation for a Better Tomorrow'

    In honour of the UAE Innovation Month Dubai, 01 March 2023 – In conjunction with the UAE Innovation Month, Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) organised ‘Innovation Day’ under the theme, ‘Driving the Future: Innovation for a Better Tomorrow’. The event is in line with the university’s mission to foster innovation and support national directives that endorse innovation as a key pillar for development, in accordance with the objectives of the National Innovation Strategy. The Innovation Day’s agenda included several engaging activities ......read more

    Dubai Judicial Institute at the Forefront of the Metaverse, Becomes First Training Entity in the Legal and Judicial Fields

     Ebtessam Al Badwawi: “We are following the same path set by our wise leadership through the Dubai Metaverse Strategy and will continue our development steps by relying on the most prominent competencies.”   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 February 2023: In line with the Dubai Metaverse Strategy, which aims to turn Dubai into one of the world’s top 10 metaverse economies and a global hub for the metaverse, Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI) officially launched its presence in the metaverse to provide its services and specialised training programmes. This makes ......read more

    MBRF delegation visits King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language to foster cooperation in knowledge dissemination & promotion of Arabic language

    28 February 2023 – In line with its efforts to develop the Arabic language and enhance its spread, a delegation from the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF), led by its CEO H.E. Jamal bin Huwaireb, visited the King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. The visiting delegation was received at the Academy’s headquarters by its Secretary General Prof. Abdullah bin Saleh Al-Washmi. During the meeting, the two sides discussed areas of cooperation, means to support youth, and cooperation in the development of the Arabic ......read more

    UAE Schools and Nursery Show Wrapped Up Attracting Thousands

    Sharjah, 27 February 2023:  The UAE Schools and Nursery Show was wrapped up Sunday evening on a high note. The exhibition was organised by Expo Centre Sharjah (ECS) for the first time and supported by Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) in cooperation with Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA) during the period 24-26 February. The event was a hit as it attracted thousands of visitors to see the best educational opportunities in the UAE. The exhibition, which managed to attract major national institutions, schools, nurseries and private education centres into ......read more

    GCC Students can Pursue Higher Studies in Reputed Canadian Universities as Canada Widens Opportunities for Foreign Students

    More than 1,000 students participated in the six-day Gulf-wide GLinks Study in Canada Roadshow to find their dream academic curriculum in 19 Canadian universities and colleges in Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and the UAE Date: Dubai, UAE, February 23, 2023 More than 1,000 students seeking admission to higher educational institutions met with officials of 19 universities and colleges from Canada at the six-day GLinks’ Study in Canada roadshow held from February 15-20, 2023 across the GCC.  While in Canada, students from the GCC can now avail higher working hours to earn more ......read more

    EPA Forges a Partnership with Lightning Source Sharjah for ‘The Future of Books Distribution'

    In partnership with Ingram content group, EPA offers revolutionary print-on-demand services from Lightning Source Sharjah for local publishers Sharjah, February 23, 2023:  The Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) has partnered with Lightning Source Sharjah, a collaboration between Ingram Content Group and Sharjah Book Authority, to bring global book distribution and the importance of utilizing print-on-demand technology to the forefront of discussions with EPA members and local UAE publishers.  The signing ceremony featured a panel discussion titled ‘The Future ......read more

    Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi Welcomes WIPO Director-General to Sharjah

    The two visionaries explore collaboration opportunities for boosting intellectual property rights protection to promote innovation and creativity in Sharjah and beyond      Sharjah, February 20, 2023:  Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, President of the American University of Sharjah (AUS) and stalwart of protection and promotion of intellectual property (IP), welcomed Daren Tang, the fifth and current Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), to Sharjah.  The President of the AUS, in tandem with the Director General of WIPO, embarked on a ......read more

    Beyond Books: House of Wisdom Expands Scope of Services and Resources to enrich Learning of Members

    Members now have access to resources from international libraries, can loan electronic devices, and request research assistance services to browse the vast digital and physical collections   Sharjah, 17 February, 2023:  With more than half a million traditional and digital knowledge resources, the House of Wisdom aligns with Sharjah’s quest to develop a knowledge-based society. This immersive space for learning, sharing, and creating has been nurturing a culture of creativity and innovation in the emirate since it began welcoming visitors in December 2020. By anchoring ......read more

    GEMS For Life's Student Employability Programme Celebrates 7,500th Pupil to Benefit from Initiative

    • Al Ansari, Chalhoub, KPMG and DP World Golf Tour among partner firms • 24 schools across GEMS network have participated in programme to date • Initiative wins endorsement from sector and other leading training schemes     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education’s Employability programme under its flagship GEMS For Life initiative has offered some 7,500 students their first taste of the world of work over the past 12 months.   Pupils from 24 schools in the GEMS network have participated in physical and virtual project-based and ......read more

    Jumeirah College Expansion to Include New Sixth form Wing, Sports Facilities and enhanced Provision

    • Initial works on Outstanding-rated school to be completed by September 2023 • New learning spaces and facilities will greatly enhance the student experience • JC and nearby Jumeirah Primary School together make up Jumeirah Schools   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education has announced plans to expand one of its top-performing schools, Jumeirah College in Dubai, with the first phase completed in time for the start of the 2023-24 academic year at the end of August.   Investment will focus on redeveloping an extensive site directly adjacent to ......read more

    Istituto Marangoni Selected by the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Education for the Study Abroad Scholarship Program

    The Ministry of Education (MOE) of the United Arab Emirates has recently included the Italian fashion and design school Istituto Marangoni Milano in the list of international Higher Education Institutions that Emirates students can select as a study-abroad destination for the 2023 Scholarship Program.   This call for applications is reserved for current Grade 12 students with UAE nationality. Registration for the first semester of the academic year 2023-2024 is now open, and candidates will have until March 31st, 2023, to apply.   Istituto Marangoni has been a top-ranking higher ......read more

    Bodour Al Qasimi takes the helm as President of the American University of Sharjah

    The newly appointed AUS President concludes inaugural visit to chart a course for excellence in higher education and research Sharjah, February 5, 2023 Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, the newly appointed President of the American University of Sharjah (AUS), was welcomed for her first official visit earlier this week to the 25-year-old centre of excellence that has built a formidable reputation as a leading academic institution in the Gulf region and beyond.  Sheikha Bodour's appointment to the position of President of AUS was announced in an Emiri Decree by His Highness Sheikh Dr. ......read more

    Medical Students Explore Career Pathways in the UAE and Abroad at MBRU's Second Annual Medical Career Fair

    Dubai, January 31, 2023: Medical students at Dubai’s Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) explored clinical and non-clinical career pathways at the second annual Medical Career Fair organized by MBRU.  Year 4-6 medical students enrolled in the Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Medicine (MBBS) program at MBRU were invited to network with experienced healthcare professionals to discover training, residency, and career opportunities in the UAE and abroad. At exhibition booths, attendees gained first-hand knowledge from seasoned clinicians ......read more

    Special Olympics UAE Recognizes 99 Schools Unified Champion Schools from across the UAE

    • Attended by Her Excellency Shamma bint Suhail bin Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Special Olympics UAE, 99 Unified Champion Schools were honored yesterday by Special Olympics UAE in a celebration held at New York University Abu Dhabi  • The ceremony was held alongside a global event titled ‘Towards a Globally Unified Education System’ that is taking place in Abu Dhabi from January 21-28 and organized by the Special Olympics International Global Center for Inclusion in Education. • ......read more

    January 26, 2023- «Elm», a leading company in innovative solutions, announced its participation as the Diamond Sponsor of LEAP 2023 Conference, a leading global technology event organised by the Minis

    January 26, 2023- His Excellency Jamal bin Huwaireb, CEO of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF), led a delegation that met H.E. Ashraf Sobhy, Minister of Youth & Sports at Arab Republic of Egypt, to explore potential collaboration opportunities in various fields between the two parties. During the visit to the Ministry’s headquarters, the MBRF delegation also updated the Minister on the outcome of the Youth Knowledge Forum, as well as discussed the possibilities of organising the forum in Egypt. H.E Jamal bin Huwaireb, CEO of MBRF, said: ......read more

    Emirates College for Advanced Education Organizes “Education First” Forum to Design Qualitative Strategies and Programs for the Future of Education

    ABU DHABI, UAE: 24 January 2023 – The Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE) hosted a high-level strategic event titled “Education First under the theme of ‘Power of Educators”. Coinciding with the International Day of Education, the event saw the participation of Her Excellency Sana Suhail, Director General of Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority, and Her Excellency Dr. Amna Al Dahak Al Shamsi, Assistant Undersecretary for Care and Capacity Building Sector at the Ministry of Education, members of the Board of Trustees of the College and strategic partners in ......read more

    The Abu Dhabi School of Government Unveils Learning and Development Programs Agenda for 2023

    The agenda includes more than 100 learning and development programs, which seek to provide a world-class educational experience for Abu Dhabi government employees Abu Dhabi, UAE - 16, January 2023: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the leading government platform for developing human resources in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, unveiled its learning and development programs agenda for 2023, which includes more than 100 programs designed to provide Abu Dhabi government employees with a comprehensive, world-class educational experience. The agenda comprises a diverse set of programs, ......read more

    Sharjah Performing Arts Academy named One of the Top 10 Universities and Colleges in GCC by the Higher Education Review

     Applications now open for 2023 admissoins to the only dedicated academy of its kind in the region with live and online auditions taking place  through January and February 2023. United Arab Emirates, Sharjah – 10, January 2023:  Sharjah Performing Arts Academy (SPAA), a world-leading performing arts education and training institution, has been named as one of the GCC’s top 10 universities and colleges in the GCC for its exceptional academic expertise, capability to evolve in the educational field and transformational impact on its students’ ......read more

    Dubai University Campus Wins Top Global Architecture Award

    Dubai university campus wins top global architecture award   Dubai, UAE. 4 January 2023: The University of Birmingham Dubai’s iconic new campus has won a Special Prize in the prestigious Prix Versailles 2022 global architecture and design award. Airports, university campuses, passenger stations and major sports facilities around the world are in the running for the award, with six nominees chosen in each category. The University of Birmingham Dubai secured the Special Prize for its campus interior.   The World Judges Panel selected the Dubai campus for the ......read more

    Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation promotes advancement of Arabic language with launch of 10th edition of ‘Bil Arabi' initiative

    Dubai, UAE, December 15, 2022- The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) launched the 10th edition of the ‘Bil Arabi’ initiative. As one of the most prominent knowledge projects, it promotes the use of the Arabic language and its vocabulary in daily lives and social media, as well as highlights the distinctiveness and ability of the language to keep up with the current age of knowledge and development. The 10th edition of MBRF’s ‘Bil Arabi’ initiative also coincided with World Arabic Language Day, which is observed on December 18 every ......read more

    GEMS Education Launches Arabic and Islamic Programme to support Emiratisation

    • Nafis on-the-job training tailored to novice Arabic and Islamic Emirati teachers  • Provides personalised coaching to succeed in their future teaching roles    • 13 Emirati fresh graduates from Al Wasl University enrol in the programme     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education has launched a year-long on-the-job Nafis Arabic and Islamic novice teacher induction programme designed to support fresh Emirati graduates and prepare them for jobs in Arabic language and Islamic education departments across the GEMS network of ......read more

    ENOC Group Teams up with Dubai Cares to Upgrade Learning Spaces at National Charity Private School - Girls in Nasiriyah Sharjah

    • Held as part of the 3rd and final edition of Volunteer Emirates 2022, the initiative brought together 100 volunteers to enhance the school environment with the replacement of furniture, educational murals and other activities     Dubai, UAE - 11 December 2022: The National Charity Private School – Girls in Nasiriyah, Sharjah is ready to welcome students with an enhanced look, thanks to 100 volunteers who came together as part of the 3rd and final edition of Volunteer Emirates 2022, organized by Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global ......read more

    H.E. Dr. Abdulla Al Karam, Director General KHDA inaugurates Citizens School Dubai

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 December, 2022: In an exclusive inauguration ceremony held earlier today, His Excellency Dr. Abdulla Al Karam, Director General of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) marked the official opening of Citizens School Dubai. H.E Dr. Abdulla Al Karam expressed his thoughts on the school’s purpose of re-imagining education in the region; “Citizens School is joining a school community that is committed to future-focused, wellbeing-based education that enables students to thrive at school and in life. We welcome the students, teachers, ......read more

    KHDA Inaugurates Raffles World Academy's New Hub of Excellence in Creative Arts and Sports

    • HE Dr Abdulla Al Karam, Director General, KHDA and the KHDA team toured the carnival and facilities at Raffles World Academy, Dubai’s leading IB school  • More than 2500 people attended the colourful UAE National Day celebrations hosted by the Emirati parents of Raffles World Academy     Dubai, UAE; November 20, 2022: His Excellency Dr Abdulla Al Karam, Director General of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), was the guest of honour at Raffles World Academy’s UAE National Day celebrations. He inaugurated the school’s ......read more

    Network International, American University of Sharjah Collaborate to Empower Youth Entering the Fintech Sector'

    • The collaboration aims to hone digital and leadership capabilities among the youth and help them discover meaningful careers in fintech • Network International sponsors first ever FiEx Fintech Youth Hub at AUS   UAE-Sharjah 28 November 2022: Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce in the Middle East and Africa, and American University of Sharjah (AUS), a regional leader in education and research, initiated today a collaboration to explore knowledge and career-building avenues in fintech for students studying at the ......read more

    GEMS Scope 2022 Forum Places Youth at Centre of Global Climate Change Action

    • Third edition of annual event held in person in Dubai to coincide with COP27 • Event engages students of all ages from schools in the UAE and further afield • Participants collaborate to develop wide-ranging solutions linked to UN SDGs     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Coinciding with COP27, the third edition of the School Conference of Parties Exposition (SCOPE) was recently held at GEMS Legacy School and GEMS World Academy – Dubai respectively.   A first-of-its-kind forum for student voice and action against climate change, SCOPE was ......read more

    Dr. Raja Easa Al Gurg Named Pro-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University Dubai

    Dr. Raja Easa Al Gurg is the Chairperson and Managing Director of the Dubai-based conglomerate Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, and the first pro-chancellor appointed by the Heriot-Watt University Dubai 24 November 2022, Dubai, UAE: Heriot-Watt University Dubai (HWUD) today announced the appointment of distinguished businesswoman Dr. Raja Easa Al Gurg, Chairperson and Managing Director of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group (ESAG), as the Pro-Chancellor of the University in Dubai. In this role, she will become the honorary Head of the University in Dubai and will represent the University in a ceremonial ......read more

    Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarship: A leading initiative for knowledge empowerment among Arab talents

    To pursue higher education at Oxford University is a dream for many aspiring students across the globe. Ranked as the world’s best university for the sixth consecutive year by the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2022, Oxford University offers students unique learning experiences by leveraging the expertise of the world’s eminent researchers, which makes it the most sought-after university for acquiring postgraduate education. The Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarship, launched in 2016 as part of a partnership between the ......read more

    HBMSU and University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) host virtual session to discuss Benchmarking Framework for higher education

    24 November 2022 – In line with its continuous efforts to strengthen quality as a core value in the transformation of higher education, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), organised a virtual panel discussion to highlight the Benchmarking Framework for online higher education and present best practices exchanged during the global implementation cycle 2022. The session, held in partnership with the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), featured representatives of the Consortium for Benchmarking ......read more

    Network International, American University of Sharjah Collaborate to Empower Youth Entering the Fintech Sector

    • The collaboration aims to hone digital and leadership capabilities among the youth and help them discover meaningful careers in fintech • Network International sponsors first ever FiEx Fintech Youth Hub at AUS   UAE-Sharjah 24 November 2022: Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce in the Middle East and Africa, and American University of Sharjah (AUS), a regional leader in education and research, initiated today a collaboration to explore knowledge and career-building avenues in fintech for students studying at the ......read more

    Michelin Star Chef and UK Consul General Welcomed for Jumeirah College Bake Off

    • Annual JC baking competition judged by Vineet Bhatia and Simon Penney • This year’s bake off held in memory of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II • Judges wowed by 75 delicious sweet treats created by students and teachers     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: This year’s hotly anticipated and contested Jumeirah College (JC) Bake Off played host to special guest judges Vineet Bhatia, restauranteur, media personality, author and renowned chef with two Michelin Stars to his name, as well as Simon Penney, His Majesty’s Trade Commissioner ......read more

    Large Audience Attend Taha Hussein Days at Mohammed bin Rashid Library

    Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2022:  Mohammed bin Rashid Library, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre, has organised The “Taha Hussein Days”, to celebrate the legendary writer’s birthday and great legacy. The event has attracted a large audience and great engagement. Mohammed Salem Al Mazrouei, Board Member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library Foundation, expressed his delight at hosting the “Taha Hussein Days” event, stressing the influence of the Dean of Arabic literature and his prominent role in the modern Arabic cultural and ......read more

    New Research Shows Middle East Schools Are World Beaters In Delivering Higher Technology Outcomes

     Whitepaper Released At GESS Delivers Insights Into Regional Edtech Use compared with schools worldwide The efficiency of technology-based education for teachers reaches an impressive 66%, compared to 45% in North America and the UK Schools across the Middle East are world beaters in delivering higher outcomes than their peers worldwide, particularly in technology use, according to a research-based whitepaper released today. The whitepaper - What’s Working in EdTech Today: Middle East Insights for Success – was released by Canadian Edtech innovator SMART Technologies ......read more

    Michigan Ross Business School Announces Prestigious Scholarship Programs at Dubai HR Summit

    Dubai, UAE:  16 November 2022 – The University of Michigan’s, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, has underlined its commitment to female empowerment and sustainability by announcing two scholarship programs at the Dubai HR Summit & Expo. Michigan Ross School of Business is a Top 10 global executive education provider and is ranked the #1 executive education provider in North America in 2022 by the Financial Times and chose the summit to announce the opening of application submissions following the success of similar initiatives launched in 2019. This year’s ......read more

    HBMSU organised the “Tomorrow Tour” sporting event in partnership with Dubai Media Inc

    In line with the Dubai Fitness Challenge and In collaboration with government and private sectors 15 November 2022- The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Dubai Media Incorporated organised the Tomorrow Tour cycling event, as part of the ongoing Dubai Fitness Challenge launched by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai. The event was held at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University for the first time and it was also the first event led by a university in the emirate in partnership with various ......read more

    70 Students Win Full-Year Tuition through GEMS Education Platinum Jubilee Scholarship Awards

    • Students, alumni, parents and staff join award ceremony on board the QE2 • Scholarship launched in June to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year reign • Thousands entered prestigious award initiated by Founder Sunny Varkey     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Seventy GEMS Education students joined GEMS Founder and Chairman, Mr Sunny Varkey, and other VIPs to celebrate winning Platinum Jubilee Scholarship Awards, launched earlier this year to celebrate Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne.   The event was ......read more

    ‘Night School' Applications Open at Jameel Arts Centre, plus popular ‘Green Festival' returns

    Coming Soon Down to Earth 2022 November 27, 2022 | 10am - 8pm Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture Park, Jameel Arts Centre Down to Earth, the UAE’s annual festival celebrating all things green, returns for its third edition on Sunday, November 27, 2022 from 10am to 8pm. Jameel Arts Centre invites both veteran and new gardeners, nature and crafts enthusiasts, the eco-conscious and sustainability-aware to experience a range of entertaining and informative activities for all ages. Free and open to everyone, Down to Earth features rolling, day-long, drop-in workshops for all ages in the ......read more

    Gargash Group, Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute Sign MoU to Nurture Local Talent

    • Initiative to fall under Gargash’s iStar Technical Apprenticeship Program  • With this collaboration underway, similar partnerships to be initiated by Gargash in the near future.    Dubai-UAE, 7 November 2022: Gargash Group, one of the leading business conglomerates in the UAE, announced a strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI),  signalling a fresh set of commitments to develop local talent.    This initiative ties into the Group’s commitment that aligns with the UAE ......read more

    GEMS Our Own English High School – Sharjah, Girls Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence and Success

    • Students, alumni, parents and staff join school’s 40th anniversary celebrations • Her Excellency Dr Muhadditha Al Hashimi, Chairperson of SPEA, attends event • OOS has grown from porta-cabin classes to one of Sharjah’s largest schools     SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Our Own English High School – Sharjah, Girls (OOS) marked its 40th anniversary on 27 October, celebrating four decades of delivering high-quality education, supporting student success and serving the Sharjah community with distinction.   It was a proud ......read more

    Sharjah Book Authority Explores New Collaboration Opportunities With Global Publishers At Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022

    The authority forged new partnerships with leading industry stakeholders to reinforce Sharjah's leading cultural contributions; at international book fairs in particular   Frankfurt, 20 October, 2022: The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) explored cooperation opportunities with leading publishers from Europe and the world, and discussed the scope of their participation at the upcoming edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2022), during a series of meetings at the ongoing 74th edition of Frankfurter Buchmesse, which runs until October 23 and is hosting publishers ......read more

    623 Edutainment Activities To Hone Skills And Expand Knowledge Of Children At SIBF 2022

    45 qualified experts from 14 countries to present spectacular theatrical shows and musicals and host science and creative workshops   ● 123 immersive shows led by 22 artists from eight countries ● Acrobats, music and dancing troupes ● Edutainment and science workshops   Sharjah, October 19, 2022: With a total of 623 vibrant and edutainment activities lined up for the 41st edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2022) that runs from November 2 – 13 at Expo Centre Sharjah, young visitors have plenty of options to keep themselves ......read more

    Najah Abu Dhabi Officially Opens 16th Edition at ADNEC

    H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence opens Najah Abu Dhabi. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was also attended by H.E. Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, the Minister of Education in the UAE; H.E. Akio Isomata, Ambassador of Japan to the UAE; and ambassadors and senior representatives of participating countries. Abu Dhabi, UAE, 18th October 2022: After a resounding success on its first day, Najah Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s leading higher education fair supported by the Ministry of Education, was graced by H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al ......read more

    HBMSU and ICDE launch ICDE Global Doctoral Consortium to support research for smart learning

    Al Awar: HBMSU is keen to share its expertise and knowledge with PhD scholars all over the world and further strengthen mutual collaborations with ICDE to transform educational experiences.   HBMSU is the core partner of ICDE for the development of this consortium that aims at providing access to educational resources and peer learning for PhD scholars. October 18, 2022: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), in partnership with the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), virtually launched the ICDE Global Doctoral Consortium (GDC) on ......read more

    World Congress Of The (IST) Highlights Researches And Study Of The Youths In Presence Of Elite Of Scientists

    Abu Dhabi, October 18, 2022: In line with the great attention paid by the prudent leadership to the youth, the 21st World Congress of the International Society on Toxinology (IST) devoted its 2nd day to young researchers in toxicology. It hosted a number of young researchers from different countries to present the results of their research and studies in toxicology before scientists, specialists and professors participating in the Congress in order to benefit from their great expertise and deep experiences in toxicology. Eleven young researchers from UAE, USA, UK, India, Brazil, Germany, ......read more

    Spread The Word: 41st Sharjah International Book Fair Brings Together 2,213 Publishers From 95 Nations & 129 Authors, Intellectuals And Guests

    One of the world’s top literary events, the upcoming edition of SIBF will witness its biggest-ever publisher participation, November 2-13 in Expo Centre Sharjah   ● Italy is Guest of Honour at SIBF 2022  ● 6 new programmes announced including workshops for adults ● Debut participation of publishers from 10 countries ● Ahmed Al Ameri: SIBF is a source of great pride for us and the fruit of a seed planted and nurtured by the Sharjah Ruler more than 41 years ago. ● Mohammed Khalaf: SIBF is a model for projects founded on wise ......read more

    Informa Connect Middle East Joins WorldatWork as their first Global Education Partner in the MENA region

      • A milestone partnership championing world-class business knowledge with the preferred training provider for the region’s leading companies   October 10th 2022, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Informa Connect Middle East and WorldatWork on March 29, 2022, in Dubai, the two organizations have now entered a first-of-its-kind partnership in the region to provide in-class learning solutions to individuals and organizations in the MENA region – a partnership supported and orchestrated by ......read more

    Bodour Al Qasimi And Markus Dohle To Envision A Resilient, Future-ready Sector At The SIBF 2022 Publishers Conference

    The IPA President and Random House CEO will lead a fireside chat on November 1 encompassing key industry themes of digital transformation, freedom to publish, diversity and inclusion, among others Sharjah, October 10, 2022: The 12th annual Publishers Conference organised on the side-lines of the 41st Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) is bringing together two publishing industry stalwarts, Bodour Al Qasimi, President of the International Publishers Association (IPA) and Markus Dohle, CEO of the largest trade book publisher - Random House, to engage in an exciting fireside chat on the ......read more

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