Cultural and educational exchanges between China and the UAE strengthened
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2019: On Friday 22nd of March, the UAE-China Higher Education Forum: Toward a New Model for Global Integration was successfully held at the Science Auditorium, Peking University. The event saw joint cooperation between the UAE Embassy to China; The Middle East Studies Center and the School of Foreign Languages at Peking University, China; and American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
The forum’s focus was upon shedding light on UAE Higher Education to Chinese educators, students, parents, and scholarship officials. A musical performance was also carried out at the event featuring talented students from Peking University, as well as Sheikh Zayed Center for Arabic language and Islamic Studies at Beijing ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation
Think Science Fair 2019 in Fujairah Features 150 outstanding Competition Contestants from across schools and universities
The Think Science Fujairah Fair comes following the success of the Fair in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and RAK which witnessed the attendance of more than 24,000 youth
Fujairah, UAE –17 March 2019 – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation, and in partnership with the Ministry of Education and attendance of Sheikh Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Sharqi President of the Emirates Bodybuilding and ......read more
Two-day event returns to NYUAD on 27-28 March to tackle long-term challenges facing the world
Speakers include UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs H.E. Dr Anwar Gargash, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, former Director of the NSA Admiral Mike Rogers, former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, and Editor-in-Chief of The National Mina Al Oraibi
Abu Dhabi, 17 March 2019: Ideas Abu Dhabi, a two-day ideas festival bringing together some of the brightest minds from the UAE and around the world to tackle complex global challenges, returns for the third time on 27-28 March.
Part invite-only Forum, part public Festival, Ideas Abu Dhabi will be held at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), on Saadiyat Island and features a powerful lineup of Emirati and international speakers from across government, ......read more
100 volunteers participate in this initiative which is set to benefit 1,200 students
This edition is sponsored by DP World and supported by the “Give a Ghaf” initiative in line with the Year of Tolerance
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 March 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, hosted today the latest edition of Volunteer Emirates 2019 with the participation of 100 volunteers who helped renovate The National Charity School in Al Garhoud in Dubai. The volunteers were involved in assembling desks and chairs for the students; revitalizing spaces for music and literature; providing books, puzzles and arts and crafts supplements; as well as educational equipment for students of determination. The volunteers also helped in landscaping the garden space within the school ......read more
The resulting masterpieces will be showcased at two prestigious Dubai Events
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (March 16, 2019) – Pupils from Repton School Dubai and Manzil, one of the renowned non-profit centers focusing on social inclusion of people of determination, joined hands to create an art project on the theme of sustainability. The resulting collaborative pieces will be displayed at two high profile art showcases - DIFC Art Nights on March 18th and World Art Dubai from April 3rd to 6th.
A workshop focused on ‘Sustainability in Nature’ held at Repton Dubai, saw 12 children from years five and six working closely with 12 children of mixed ages from Manzil. Each Repton pupil was paired with a Manzil pupil so that together they could explore the key themes of recycling, ......read more
The application deadline is March 31, 2019
The program will take place from June 10-July 25, 2019
Abu Dhabi, March 16, 2019: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has opened applications for its Visiting Undergraduate Research Program, available to undergraduate students from universities across the UAE. Taught by leading NYUAD faculty, the program will create a platform for visiting students to contribute to unique and innovative research projects in NYUAD’s state-of-the-art facilities.
The Visiting Undergraduate Research Program provides an opportunity for a limited number of UAE-based undergraduate students to take part in research projects at NYUAD over the summer from June 10 to July 25, 2019. Applications close on March 31; for more information on the eligibility criteria and how to apply, ......read more
Funds to be allocated to Dubai Cares’ ‘Adopt a School’ initiative
Students, teachers and staff members involved in fund-raising activities throughout the year
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 12th, 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced that Dubai-based The Millennium School, a GEMS school, has raised AED 333,996 towards supporting the organization’s ‘Adopt a School’ initiative. The amount, collected over an entire year through student-led activities within the school, will contribute to supporting the construction of 2 schools in Nepal and Cambodia and supplying these schools with books, gender specific latrines as well as conducting teacher training and adult literacy programs, among other ......read more
Explore, Engage and Learn!
Series of interactive activities aimed at children and families to increase awareness of emblematic species
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 11 March, 2019: The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in proactive species conservation, will roll-out a series of interactive experiential learning activities at the forthcoming Mother of the National 2019, which runs 12-23 March on Abu Dhabi Corniche.
Aimed at engaging UAE school students in the importance of conserving and protecting the vulnerable bustard, the Fund’s Mother of the Nation activities are designed to foster increased education and awareness of its efforts to increase wild populations of the houbara species across its range of natural habitats.
Themed ‘Speed Up Experiential ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-09 March, 2019: Abu Dhabi University has reached a significant milestone in academic research with 1000 publications in the Scopus Index, a database managed by Elsevier of high-quality, peer-reviewed research. The achievement places Abu Dhabi University as the top private institution in the higher education in Abu Dhabi to develop high quality research.
With this new milestone, ADU stands as the leading non-governmental provider of tertiary education to have reached this number of publications.
“This outstanding achievement reflects the commitment of our faculty to research excellence and will enhance our reputation both locally and internationally. We are proud to celebrate this milestone and to witness our research portfolio grow every year with the addition of high quality ......read more
The research study has been featured in the journal Nature: Scientific Reports
Abu Dhabi – March 7, 2019: NYU Abu Dhabi researchers have found that the availability of both visual and haptic information for a target object significantly improves reach-to-grasp actions, demonstrating that the nervous system utilizes both types of information to optimize movement execution. The findings are featured in the journal Nature: Scientific Reports.
NYU Abu Dhabi Assistant Professor of Psychology Robert Volcic and Postdoctoral Associate Ivan Camponogara compared participants’ grasping movements towards an object sensed through visual, haptic, or visuo-haptic signals using special sensors capable of measuring hand and fingers movement in real-time.
When movements were based on haptic information only, hand ......read more
Outstanding individuals honoured for pivotal role in engaging students with literature
United Arab Emirates - March 6, 2019: The winners of the School Librarian of the Year Awards 2019 were announced today at a special ceremony at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature (1-9 March 2019). The prestigious awards are presented by the Emirates Literature Foundation, in association with The
Executive Council of Dubai, to recognise those Librarians who have demonstrated outstanding commitment in sharing their love of literature and promoting reading for pleasure among the student community whilst also raising academic and literacy standards in the school.
“Influencing children to read books for pleasure is one of the most important responsibilities there is in preparing the next generation to become ......read more
World-renowned entrepreneur, philanthropist and superstar, Akon, visited TSC for the International Jr. Solar Sprint & Million Solar Stars Challenge
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5th March 2019: It was race-time atop the roof of Fairgreen International School in The Sustainable City, Dubai, with solar model cars vrooming ahead under the bright Dubai sun as part of the 2nd International Solar Print, under the Million Solar Stars Challenge (MSS Challenge). Watching all the action come to life was none other than the world-renowned entrepreneur, philanthropist and superstar, Akon, who arrived at The Sustainable City to champion his passion to power the world and bring light and hope to millions by harnessing solar energy.
As part of the MSS Challenge, an initiative to engage 1 million students in the process of scaling up ......read more
British Orchard Nursery received the prestigious MRM Award for Business Excellence and the UAE Innovation Award in a space of just two days
The nursery is the only educational institution to have bagged these prestigious awards
5th March, 2019; Dubai, UAE: In yet another outstanding achievement, UAE’s British Orchard Nursery, has won two coveted awards within two days, cementing its position as the leader in Early Years education. The largest preschool chain in the UAE was first acknowledged for its business acumen at Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) Business Awards where it won the Business Excellence Award in the ME region, and then recognised for its modern and novel approach to Early Years education at the UAE Innovation Awards by Dubai Quality Group a day later.
The British Orchard Nursery is the only ......read more
World’s most popular language test can now be done through traditional paper-based method or on computer at test centres
Dubai, March 5, 2019: IELTS, the world’s most popular high-stakes language test, can now be taken on computer at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) starting March 1, 2019. The new option puts test takers first by offering faster results and greater test availability.
The computer-delivered IELTS option offers an improved test day experience by providing a quiet, modern test environment, results within five to seven days and more test availability for Academic and General Training test takers, while maintaining all of the test’s current security, trust and integrity.
“In collaboration with IDP Education, this is a huge step forward for UOWD, enhancing the experience for ......read more
Emirates Steel signs MoU with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education & Training Institute
5 March 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Emirates Steel, the only integrated steel plant in the UAE and a subsidiary of the General Holding Corporation (SENAAT), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education & Training Institute (ADVETI). The MoU establishes a framework for cooperation and collaboration between the two entities with the aim of enhancing the education services available in Abu Dhabi Emirate, in line with Abu Dhabi 2030 Vision.
Commenting on the signing of the MoU, Eng. Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, CEO of Emirates Steel, said: “Emirates Steel is committed to developing the next generation of Emirati industry leaders. Through this agreement with ADVETI we look forward to establishing a ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation
Think Science Fair 2019 in Sharjah Features 300 outstanding Competition Contestants from across schools and universities
The Think Science Sharjah Fair comes following the success of the Fair in Dubai and Abu Dhabi which witnessed the attendance of more than 15000 youth
Sharjah, UAE – 3 March 2019 – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation, partnership with the Ministry of Education and attendance of Sheikh Khalid bin Humaid bin Saqr Al Qasimi President of the Emirates Creative Association, Think ......read more
March 03, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Dwight School Dubai is delighted to announce that Jaya Bhavnani, MYP Coordinator at Dwight School Dubai and Executive Director of Dwight Global Online School, has been awarded the Outstanding Contribution in Education Award at GESS 2019.
Ms. Bhavnani joined Dwight in 2010, and has been part of the founding team at the Dubai campus, which opened in September 2018. She was instrumental in founding the Dwight Global Online School with Chancellor Stephen Spahn in 2014 and works closely with all Dwight Schools to ensure that Dwight's online program meets the standards of excellence for which the school is known and helps ignite the spark of genius in every student.
Together with her colleagues at Dwight School Dubai Ms. Bhavnani is part of spearheading the school’s Rahhal proposal submitted ......read more
Students of Ajman University to get opportunity to research on latest IoT use cases
Dubai, UAE, 3 March 2019: du and Ajman University (AU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further collaborate on 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) development as part of the UAE 5G Innovation Gate (U5GIG). The lab is officially inaugurated and can be accessed by U5GIG partners and universities to develop, test and customise IoT, 5G, and Artificial Intelligence use cases.
The MoU was signed by Saleem AlBlooshi, Chief Infrastructure Officer, EITC, and Dr. Karim Seghir, Chancellor, Ajman University at Ajman University Innovation Centre in the presence of other senior officials.
U5GIG has been envisioned to be a consortium of industrial and academic organisations in the UAE, supported by international telecom organisations, to plan and ......read more
“It sets the basis for applications in optoelectronics and sensing technology,” explains the study’s supervisor
Abu Dhabi, March 2, 2019: Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi’s Chemistry Program have developed macroscopic organic crystals that emit light when heated, a process referred to as thermochemiluminescence that was previously reported only in solution.
The findings demonstrate that this fundamental process of transduction of energy – heat, applied to a material, generates light – can be achieved in pure solid materials of millimeter or centimeter size.
In general, chemiluminescence reactions are only known to be possible in solution (a process that, for example, allows glow sticks to give off light) where typically two chemicals easily react, resulting in the emission of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 28 February 2019 – Highlighting the huge potential for growth of their businesses in the Middle East, exhibitors at GESS Dubai 2019 said there is vast scope for service providers to introduce latest technologies in the region and make the next generation ready for the 21st century skill sets.
GESS Dubai, which concluded on Thursday at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is the biggest education conference and exhibition in the MENA region. This year the show hosted exhibitors and country pavilions from Bahrain, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, India, Italy, Jordan, Korea, Turkey, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom and the United States showcasing a wide range of products and solutions from innovative edtech (such as VR/AR, STEAM, robotics, lab equipment, mobile apps) teaching aides as well as ......read more
Both parties have signed an MoU for collaborative research, training and certification in the field of tolerance
Dubai, 28, February 2019: The International Institute for Tolerance (IIT), a part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) to form an ongoing strategic partnership between the two parties in the areas of training, certification and research on tolerance for local and international communities.
The agreement was signed by Dr. Hamad Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Managing Director of IIT, and Dr. Ali Sebaa Al-Marri, Executive President of MBRSG on 28 February 2019. The two sides expressed their enthusiasm towards the MoU, considering it a significant step towards a fruitful long-term ......read more
In a joint initiative, Zain Iraq, Ericsson and CMC have launched a competition to explore IoT opportunities
The award aims to highlight the potentials of Iraqi youth and promote new connectivity concepts
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - February 27, 2019: Zain Iraq and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) have announced an IoT Competition for Universities for students in Iraq. The first-of-its-kind competition will run for six weeks during which the students are invited to present use cases to address the possibilities of 5G-IoT and industry digitalization and ultimately capture their full business potential.
The competition is supported by the Communication and Media Commission (CMC) in Iraq as part of its initiative (Du3M 2025) with an aim to engage millennials from top Iraqi universities in identifying innovations that will ......read more
The AED 19.7 million (USD 5.3 million) program impacted 431,372 school children across 438 schools in 3 provinces
Dubai Cares supports a new research to address female youth unemployment and lack of early childhood care services
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 February, 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has successfully completed a 3-year program in Pakistan which has resulted in significant improvement in learning outcomes, enrolment and transitions from pre-primary to primary education among 431,372 school children. The AED 19,780,082 (USD 5,384,533) program was implemented in Punjab, Sindh and Baluchistan provinces in partnership with Idara-e-Taleem—o-Aagahi (ITA).
To achieve holistic experiential learning among children and to promote ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 18 February 2019: Abu Dhabi Department of Education And Knowledge (ADEK) has launched a special tour of the educational program "lema?" In the Dhafra area as part of the UAE Innovation Month.
To celebrate the special month long calendar of innovative events a series of educational lema workshops took place in 9 schools in Al Dhafra, and for the first time ever, these were offered to the public at City Mall in Madinat Zayed
The lema? team offered the students and visitors numerous events and interactive workshops such as the Nutty Robot and Hydraulic Arm Challenge. The ‘Secrets of Space’ show, one of the most popular sessions in the history of the lema? programme, also made a welcome return as pupils got to explore the wonders of the solar system by entering a portable planetarium ......read more
Sharjah - Cologne, 24 February 2019
Expo Centre Sharjah concluded its participation in Didacta - die Bildungsmesse in Cologne, Germany, one of the largest educational shows in Europe held from February 19 to 23, in order to enhance the ties with European partners, especially in the education sector and to promote for the International Education Show 2020 in Sharjah.
Expo Center's booth displayed a variety of leading educational resources as well as information on the UAE education sector and the advantages of taking part in the International Education Show as a key gateway to the GCC and Middle East market. The booth also highlighted Sharjah's infrastructure as an ideal destination for international conferences and exhibitions, in accordance with the vision of H.H. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 29 November, 2017 – The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), the region's leading institute of education and training for the financial sector, recently celebrated the graduation of its class of 2017, across various programs. The toast of the event, held at the Institute's flagship campus in Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), were the 400 new graduates who successfully completed intensive vocational courses in finance, banking and insurance.
EIBFS management as well as senior executives and human resources representatives ......read more
UAE, November 27, 2017- The Dubai Center for Islamic Banking and Finance (DCIBF), an entity formed through a partnership between Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and the ‘Dubai the Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative, has released its third annual report on the Islamic economy entitled ‘Takaful: Sustainability and Growth 2015 to 2025.’ The publication reveals that the global takaful industry is growing at an annual rate of 9 per cent and is attracting broader attention worldwide.
The Takaful report was launched by Abdullah Mohammed Al Awar, CEO of the ......read more
Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten emerges as a global destination for education and learning
Dubai, UAE, November 26, 2017: While the entire nation gears up for the upcoming National Day, tiny tots from Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten are all ready to flaunt their Arabic skills. The move is a part of an effort undertaken by the school to promote Arabic language skills ahead of the upcoming National Day.
Masterminds Nursery & Kindergarten offers enrichment programs that integrate languages as a key tool in child development to create intellectual, physical and ......read more
UAE, November 25, 2017 - The 7th edition of the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF), the region’s premier science fair, surpassed expectations to close its highly successful 10-day run with an estimated attendance of more than 100,000 visitors and over 17,000 student participants. Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and organised by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), the leading festival treated its audiences comprising mostly young students aged 5 and ......read more
Sabari Indian School (SIS) under the patronage of the Consulate General of India and in association with Red Crescent rolled out a unique ‘Children for Children’ initiative to support refugee kids
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 20, 2017: Sabari Indian School, the first Indian school that is pioneering Apple Technologies in its learning approach has come up with yet another innovative and noble initiative –‘Children for Children’. The Children of Sabari have reached out to the children of the UAE with the view of garnering the support of ......read more
Agreement to further align national quality assurance systems with global best practices in higher education
DUBAI, UAE, 19 November 2017: The UAE Ministry of Education announced the signing of an agreement with the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), demonstrating its ongoing commitment to quality assurance of higher education institutions in the UAE. This comes as part of the Ministry’s support of initiatives which bolster the development of the nation, and in line with the national visions 2021 and Centennial vision 2071.
Dr. Mohammed ......read more
CFD- The College of Fashion and Design hosted the first ever Fashion Forum on their campus where H.E Sara Al Madani and Ms. Safiya Abdallah were invited as chief guests.
The event opened with a welcome note from Zeina, a first year student followed by Dr. Albalawi, Assistant Professor who announced the launch of short term programs at CFD.
Being a designer herself, Her Excellency Sara Al Madani spoke about developing a true sense of style and elaborated on the importance of being committed and dedicated in the field of Fashion. She emphasized that a designer should be confident ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017: Skyline University College, Sharjah, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and one of the oldest private universities in the United Arab Emirates, has produced more than 7000 graduates over the years guided by its mission of pursuing academic excellence and instilling knowledge, skills, competencies, and value-based education among its students. On its 27th Graduation Ceremony, more than 300 students representing 25 nationalities have successfully received their BBA and MBA ......read more
Abu Dhabi, November 13, 2017: His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and the Minister of State for Tolerance delivered the opening remarks at the two-day Tolerance in the UAE workshop organized by the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute on Monday, November 13 at the University’s campus on Saadiyat Island.
In his opening remarks, HE Sheikh Nahyan said, “This conference provides an excellent opportunity for us to reflect upon the journey of the United Arab Emirates, one of the most ethnically and religiously diverse countries in the world, but, at the same ......read more
5 real world design challenges from 5 local and international partners
Expo 2020 Dubai offers design challenges to student participants
adidas, IBM, Alserkal Avenue and Splash are confirmed collaborators
Overwhelming response, as over 75 UAE schools sign up for the challenge
Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2017: Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI), in partnership with Dubai Design & Fashion Council (DDFC) announce the launch of Project Design Space (PDS) following its successful pilot in the Spring of 2017, where 5 schools from across the UAE competed. ......read more
UAE, November 12, 2017- H.H. Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum honored the ‘Innovative Emirati Programmer’ winners of the ‘Hackathon’ competition organized by the Emirates Talent Association and Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU). The recognition marked the culmination of the successful first batch of the ‘Emirati Programmer,’ the first-of-its-kind national initiative in the UAE launched to enhance the skills of Emirati programmers in programming languages, computer thinking systems, the basics of digital application and electronic ......read more
Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), the philanthropic fund management arm of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, made its first Asian investment in BYJU’S-The Learning App recently.
Other marquee investors in BYJU’S included Sequoia Capital, Tencent, Sofina, Verlinvest, Light Speed, Times Internet and International Finance Corporation, a member of World Bank Group. The company has raised over US Dollar 200 million till date.
Dubai, November 12, 2017: BYJU’S, India’s largest education technology company and the creator of one of ......read more
Works from the 19th and 20th centuries in the collection
Sharjah, 11 November 2017: The Sharjah Public Library (SPL) – a subsidiary of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) – has launched an integrated database of rare historical manuscripts, books, documents, and maps, which were part of the UK’s National Archive; making these historical treasures about the Middle East and Africa available for the first time in the region for public viewing.
Nearly 3,000 documents dating back to the 19th and 20th centuries, comprising a selection of letters, reports, ......read more
Arabic language competition winners announced at Sharjah International Book Fair
Sharjah, 11 November 2017: Sharjah’s Fatima Bint Abdul Malik Primary School has been crowned champion of the second edition of the Lughati Cup competition, organised by Lughati, the Sharjah-based initiative to support Arabic learning the ‘smart’ way.
The Arabic language competition targeting grade 2 students across Sharjah, crowned three winners yesterday (Thursday) at the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair, running at Expo Centre Sharjah until 11 November.
Securing the first ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 9, 2017: In line with the university’s effort to engage students with experienced people from the industry, Skyline University College Library Department organized an “Author Meet and Greet” with Jasmine Brett Stringer on November 7, 2017 at SUC campus. Jasmine is a renowned American author, lifestyle expert, and motivational speaker. She is the author of “Seize Your Life: How to Carpe Diem Every Day”—a book full of lessons, helpful tips on life improvement, and stories that will certainly inspire readers to lead a better ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE - November 8, 2017: The Emirates Diplomatic Academy hosted His Excellency Yousef Al-Otaiba, the UAE Ambassador to the United States. His Excellency delivered a lecture titled “Connecting Capitals: from Abu Dhabi to Washington.” His Excellency Muhammad bin Issa, former Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs, attended alongside students of the academy. His Excellency Al-Otaiba shared his thoughts and views with the audience on American foreign policy towards the Middle East generally, and the UAE specifically.
His Excellency started the interactive lecture by ......read more
UAE, November 7, 2017- Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Chairman of the Governing Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), recently participated in several meetings at the UNESCO General Conference in Paris and presented his report on the UNESCO IITE including ‘Policy Advocacy and Technical Assistance,’ ‘Teacher Professional Development’, ‘Open Education Resources and Digital Pedagogy,’ as well as ......read more
Sharjah, 7 November 2017: His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, has issued a directive to allocate AED 4.5 million for the purchase of new titles from publishing houses participating at the 36th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF). The books will be distributed to libraries across Sharjah in line with His Highness’s ongoing commitment to enriching public facilities with new resources.
His Highness’s initiative ensures that Sharjah’s public libraries will be updated with new titles ......read more
Grant gives students and faculty licenses to use Siemens’ PLM software
Supports building digital skills, fostering innovation among UAE nationals
UAE University, Zayed University, Higher Colleges of Technology, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, and Rochester Institute of Technology, selected to receive software grant
Dubai, UAE, November 6, 2017: The Ministry of Education and Siemens have announced software licenses for five universities in the UAE, valued at 100 million Euros in total. The partnership between the Ministry of Education and Siemens, ......read more
November 1, 2017– Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) Autumn Edition 2017, the latest edition of the leading student recruitment platform in the Middle East and Asia, has opened today (Wednesday, November 1, 2017) at Hall 5 of the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre to help more than 5,000 learners around the region find the right educational choice from over 600 courses.
The region’s most trusted event for higher education features a wide variety of study streams from over 50 regional and international universities located in eight countries, which ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017: As a part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) of Skyline University College (SUC), Diploma in Travel and Tourism was launched for the selected inmates at Sharjah Police Punishment and Correctional Institution Department on October 29, 2017. This program was a joint initiative of SUC and Sharjah Police as stated on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the parties on October 6, 2017. SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya and Deputy Director for Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa were present during the launch of the program along with SUC faculty ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017: Skyline University College (SUC) Services Committee organized the annual Blood Donation Camp in cooperation with the Ministry of Health in Sharjah at SUC campus on October 26, 2017. The students, faculty, and staffs have participated in the event and generously poured out their blood donations during the camp.
This yearly activity at SUC aims at fostering among SUC staff and students the importance of helping and reaching out to the people in need of care and compassion. Every year, SUC endeavors to creating more awareness, spreading help, ......read more
October 31, 2017 – The 2017 Autumn Edition of the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX), the leading student recruitment platform in the Middle East and Asia, will open its doors for learners around the region at Hall 5 of the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre starting tomorrow (Wednesday, November 1, 2017) until Friday (November 3). The region’s most trusted event for higher education will feature over 600 courses from a wide variety of study streams in eight countries.
GETEX Autumn 2017 provides parents and students with the opportunity for ......read more
Abu Dhabi, October 31, 2017 - The 7th edition of the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) being organized by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, is expected to witness an estimated 13 per cent increase in student participation to 17,000 students during its 10-day run from the 9th to the 18th of November 2017 at both Khalifa Park and the Al Ain Zoo.
Among the essential features of the annual festival are its organized school ......read more
His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi Delivers Keynote Address Highlighting Link Between Sustainability and Long-Term Prosperity
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 31 October, 2017: His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, inaugurated the 2017 joint ISES Solar World Congress and IEA SHC International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry (SWC and SHC 2017), which kicked-off in Abu Dhabi today.
More than 500 renewable energy researchers and industry experts are attending the event that is being hosted by the ......read more
UAE, October 25, 2017- Dr. Mansour Al Awar, Chancellor of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Chairman of the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), emphasized the pivotal role of learners in driving the educational process during the latest World Conference for Online Learning held from October 16 to 19, 2017 in Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Al Awar shared HBMSU’s successful transformation into an international role model that provides the best education for the creators and innovators of the future. He also shed light on ......read more
A sustainable community initiative aimed at transferring knowledge from experienced people to future graduates with more than 90 participants from the Alumni Association
An integrated system linking UAE youth for a happier future
The creative initiative launches its third day-long conference addressing the challenges facing young people in developing themselves personally and professionally, refining their skills, achieving their ambitions and aspirations, and encouraging them to take advantage of education and employment opportunities.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 October 2017: ......read more
Dubai- With more hospitals and medical facilities opening up in the country, the shortage of qualified and experienced nurses in the region has become even more glaring.
The demand for nurses and other medical professionals is slowly starting to overwhelm the number of available practitioners in the field. The situation has reached a point where the government has decided to craft out strategies that will help lure over the much-needed manpower.
A Growing Demand
Despite concerted efforts to open the country’s doors to aspiring professions in the medical field, the high demand ......read more
Honeywell Educators at Space Academy equips teachers to inspire students through science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education
Applications accepted until November 14, 2017
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, October 24, 2017: Honeywell (NYSE: HON,) a global software-industrial company, following the successful trip of UAE teachers last year, is inviting eligible teachers to join educators from around the world at the prestigious Honeywell Educators at Space Academy (HESA). The program will be held at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC), in Huntsville, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, October 24, 2017 - The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has confirmed that 40 per cent of the 71 exciting and educational activities lined up for the upcoming 7th Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) it is organizing under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, will involve local organizations.
The annual ADSF has grown into the region’s biggest science festival thanks to the support of the strategic sponsors and numerous organizations and companies in Abu ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 21, 2017: The 4th Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt 2017 (YBTH) organized by Skyline University College and The Young Vision magazine has received an overwhelming participation of 40 schools from across the UAE during the 3-day event from October 16-18, 2017 at SUC campus. A total number of 247 teams are competing in three categories of Advertisement Design, New Business Plan, and New Mobile Application. The Chief Guest of the event was SUC Founder President, Mr. Kamal Puri, who delivered a motivational speech to inspire and encourage the young ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017: In continuation of the World Tourism Day celebration, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has initiated a program under the Industry Professional Training Department (IPTD) of Marhabtain Training Program called, “My Destination – University Student Orientation Program.” SCTDA Senior Consultant for Tourism Affairs, Mr. Mohamed Youssef along with his team has conducted the orientation on October 9, 2017, at SUC campus to briefly introduce “My Destination” to students followed by an arranged tour.
SUC ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 October 2017: Education For Employment (EFE), the leading organization linking unemployed youth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to tangible job opportunities, and MBC Hope, the CSR branch of the largest private media company in the Middle East, MBC, has launched #FirstJob – an awareness and action campaign that seeks to boost youth employment in the MENA region by changing how youth and employers view a first job. Major corporate entities such as EFE partner Citi Foundation have collaborated in the campaign. The campaign uses ......read more
Official sponsor demonstrates science applied to life at the world’s biggest vocational skills competition
UAE, 17 October 2017: Global innovation company, 3M will take part in supporting the development of the vocational education for youth in the UAE and the region as part of being the Global Industry Partner and Local Sponsor of the 44th WorldSkills Competition. The event will take place from October 14th to 19th in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of The UAE Armed ......read more
Abu Dhabi, October 16, 2017 - The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has announced in a Press Conference held today in Abu Dhabi that the 7th edition of the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) will be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and take place simultaneously at both Khalifa Park and the Al Ain Zoo from the 9th to the 18th of November 2017.
The 7th ADSF Edition will bring together 40 brand-new activities out of a total of 71 promoting the spirit of ......read more
UAE, October 15, 2017- H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai and Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Board of Governors, dedicated the university’s unprecedented success in obtaining an academic accreditation to deliver its Master of Science in Innovation and Change Management program fully online in the UAE to H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of ......read more
EIBFS trained a total of 9,701 professionals
UAE nationals comprise 25% of the total participants
434 training and educational programs delivered in first six months
Dubai-UAE: 15 October, 2017: The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) has reported the participation of a high number of professionals in its programs during the first six months of this year, ended June 30, 2017.
During the period, EIBFS trained a total of 9,701 financial professionals and students, including 2,473 UAE nationals representing 25 percent of the total ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 9, 2017: As part of strengthening the corporate social responsibility (CSR) of Skyline University College, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed with Sharjah Police Punishment and Correctional Institution Department on October 6, 2017, at Sharjah Police Headquarters to provide training and development program for the selected inmates of Sharjah Police.
Sharjah Police Deputy Commander, Brigadier Abdullah Mubarak and SUC Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council, Mr. Nitin Anand signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 8, 2017: In October 2017 ESMOD Dubai, the first and only Fashion Institute in the Middle East entirely dedicated to fashion education, opened its new branch in Dubai Design District. The new branch, located in Building 7 in the heart of d3, will provide ESMOD Dubai's acclaimed courses in Fashion marketing, Luxury Brand Management, Fashion Buying, Professional Fashion Makeup and a unique makeup support for all ladies working at d3 SOS Makeup. The SOS Makeup Service will offer d3 ladies a "Morning Makeup Fix", "Before Meeting Makeup" and ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 8 October, 2017: Educational innovation expert Ramsey Musallam encouraged teachers to think carefully about their use of technology in the classroom in his Expert Masterclass session titled ‘How to Use Technology: Plan Your Lessons Like it is 1934’.
His comments were made at the Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers' Forum that opened today at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.
In the Masterclass session, the science teacher from Sonoma Academy in the US highlighted the important role technology could play in opening doors for enquiry-based learning, while also ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 8 October, 2017: Cognitive strategies can give students the tools to cope and learn how to think rather than what to think, Dr Naif Al-Mutawa, professor of clinical psychology at Kuwait University's Faculty of Medicine, award-winning serial entrepreneur and clinical psychologist, told teachers in Abu Dhabi yesterday.
He was leading an Expert Masterclass session themed ‘Turning Behaviour Choice into a Skill: Cognitive Behaviour Strategies That Help Teachers and Students’ on the opening day of the Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers' Forum.
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International experts to discuss key points of future education:
Rethinking teaching and learning through disruptive innovation
Sparking creativity in the classroom as the only human skill immune to automation
Tolerance as a vertical value, intrinsic to increased employability in a global economy
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 7 October, 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the second edition of the Global ......read more
The latest ranking places SP Jain School of Global Management in the league of top institutions like IMD, INSEAD, IE, Cambridge, Oxford, Warwick and SDA Bocconi.
DUBAI - October 5, 2017: For the fifth year in a row now, SP Jain School of Global Management’s (SP Jain) flagship Global MBA program has been ranked in the TOP 20 in the Forbes list of the world’s best 1-year International Full-Time MBAs.
S P Jain Dubai Campus located in Academic City is the place where the business leaders of tomorrow are getting prepared to disrupt the business world. The focus of S P ......read more
UAE, October 4, 2017 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) Chancellor Dr. Mansoor Al Awar received Prof. Dr. Mohammed Gharseldin, Chancellor of Fujairah University, and his delegates who recently paid the HBMSU a visit to gain insights into its fundamental smart learning initiatives. The visit formed part of Fujairah University’s efforts to build a smart learning environment and learn from HBMSU’s relevant experiences, including but not limited to technology, pedagogy, expansion of library facilities, and research activities. The meeting was also a follow-up on ......read more
Women students stress need to pursue higher education at ‘Emirati Women of Excellence Conference’
Dubai, October 4, 2017: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has announced 25 scholarships exclusively for Emirati women to empower them to either start or resume their university education. The university will also offer a rebate on Masters Programs.
The announcement was made at the “Emirati Women of Excellence Conference – The Future is Now,” held In Abu Dhabi on September 26, 2017, attended by women from across the UAE. The delegates were ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 4, 2017: Skyline University College (SUC) takes pride in joining hands with Toastmasters International (TM) to develop the soft skills of the students in professional grooming. The Toastmasters Club Freshmen Orientation was conducted on October 1, 2017, at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall mainly to introduce the club and its importance in developing the skills and potentials of SUC students. SUC Toastmasters Club has invited DTM Balaji Nagabhushan and his team for this collaboration to demonstrate the procedures and to emphasize the core values of the club which are integrity, ......read more
UAE, October 2, 2017- His Excellency Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chief of Police and Public Security in Dubai and Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), stressed on the importance of the adoption of strategic applications that can help serve the objectives set forth in the national agenda of UAE Vision 2021, particularly in the move to develop a high-level educational system that ensures the potential of human capital is invested in innovation and leadership.
This came during the recent participation of a team of academics and administrators on the ......read more
Chick hatching programme takes farm life and nature to 3,000 pupils across schools in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, October 1, 2017: Emirates Modern Poultry Co., also known as Al Rawdah, has brought its chick hatching outreach programme to more than 3,000 plus students in Dubai’s best schools for the third year running. The programme instils in students an appreciation of nature, and helps them learn about animal life and sustainable poultry rearing practices.
This year, the programme provided each participating school a comprehensive hatching kit with fertilised embryo-carrying ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 1, 2017: Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Orient Tours LLC on September 7, 2017, at SUC Innovation Lab, SUC campus. SUC Deputy Director and Head of Marketing and Creative Communication, Mr. Rakesh Gaur and Orient Tours Senior Officer for Human Resource, Ms. Beenish Salman signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations.
SUC and Orient Tours have agreed upon AED 1 million BBA and MBA scholarship for the employees of Orient Tours along with future community engagements, career opportunities for SUC students, ......read more
900 education professionals from over 80 countries to convene in Abu Dhabi for landmark event
Former prime ministers, international experts among attendees
UAE ministers to address ‘Meet the Mentor’ sessions
Google, Microsoft to highlight future education trends
Abu Dhabi- U.A.E. 30 September, 2017: The Educational Affairs Office of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi announced that His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, will deliver a keynote speech on the first day of the Qudwa ......read more