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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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    HBMSU hosts delegation of Executive Doctorate students from University of Pennsylvania

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    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University launches Smart Campus 2.0 portal with improved capabilities

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    More than 300 Students to Showcase Their Talents during Mawhibaty's Season-Ending Exhibition

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    HBMSU hosts meeting with students for communication and exchange of insights

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    Abu Dhabi University's BGS Chapter receives the ‘Gold Outstanding Chapter' Award

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    Manchester City FC Star Phil Foden Speaks About the Importance of Youth in the Sport

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    140 Students Participate in Abu Dhabi University's 1st Annual College of Engineering Hackathon

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    GEMS Education's STREAMability puts new Focus on Solving UN SDGs with Innovative Prototypes

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    GEMS Education Partners with Fixerman to Launch the UAE's Largest School E-Waste Campaign

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    HBMSU's Lifelong Learning Centre holds meeting with its training committee members

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    GEMS Education Launches Scholarship programme to mark Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee

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    Sheraa Opens Registration for New Startup Incubator Program Catered to the Next Generation of Young Entrepreneurs in the UAE

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    GEMS Wellington Schools Serve Up Nutrition Education with Jamie Oliver's Bite Back 2030

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    Consortium for Benchmarking Framework for Online, Open, Smart, and Technology-Enhanced Higher Education and ICDE hold roundtable at UNESCO WHEC

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    Allen Overseas Opens Two New Academic Centres in the UAE

    Days after ALLEN Career Institute announced a Strategic Partnership, its global arm ALLEN Overseas held the Grand Opening of its two new Academic Centres in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.   Burjuman, 23rd May 2022: Continuing its expansion spree in the GCC, Allen Overseas (ALLEN) has opened two new Academic Centres in the UAE - Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, through which it aims to provide high-quality test-prep coaching to K12 students and help them achieve their highest potential. Reciprocating the students' increasing demand, the institute has launched its biggest centre in Sharjah with a ......read more

    Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation participates in the 31st edition of Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

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    Rize University Fair Returns to Connect Students with World-Leading Universities

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    HBMSU holds webinar on ‘The Benchmarking Framework for Online, Open, Smart, and Technology-enhanced Higher Education' for Arab universities

    May 10, 2022 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), in collaboration with the Association of Arab Universities (AARU), held a webinar on ‘The Consortium for Benchmarking Framework for Online, Open, Smart, and Technology-enhanced Higher Education,’ with the aim of publicizing the international consortium for the development of the benchmarking framework for online and open higher education institutions. It presented the aspects and indicators of the benchmarking framework and the results of trial implementation, as well as identified the benefits of using the website to ......read more

    Fifteen-Year-Old Student Wins Water Alliance RE-NEW Our World Challenge with Project Aimed at Reducing Single-Use Plastic and Strengthening National Water Security

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    St. George's University, Grenada, in association with Ramaiah Group of Institutions

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    Aldar Youth Cycling Academy Rallies behind UAE Team Emirates Ahead of the Giro D'Italia

    • The initiative has reached 500 children in the past two weeks alone following an incredibly successful launch event at Aldar Square in February • 150 of the young cyclists showed their support for UAE Team Emirates ahead of the Grand Tour event with Giro graphic and pink jerseys •     Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Friday 5th May 2022:  Aldar, in partnership with UAE Team Emirates, has begun the rollout of the Youth Cycling Academy Program across schools in Abu Dhabi. The initiative is striving to get more young children on bicycles to ......read more

    GEMS World Academy and AIS Athletics Launch Centre of Excellence for Track and Field Athletics

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    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University successfully hosts its second alumni social gathering

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    GEMS International School becomes first in UAE to partner with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

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    UAE's GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis named Winner of Otis' Made to Move Communities Challenge in the EMEA Region

    - Students from 20 schools across 14 countries took part in the challenge - Winning UAE team proposed creative mobility solutions for UAE’s elderly population - Otis mentors worked with this next generation of innovators to develop new solutions    Dubai, UAE - April 21, 2022 – Otis Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: OTIS), the world’s leading company for elevator and escalator manufacturing, installation and service, has named GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis as the EMEA region winner of its second annual Made to Move Communities™ global ......read more

    Sharjah Ramadan Festival's Success in Revitalizing the Emirate's Economic Sectors Continues

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    Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Flying High with Record Results for 2022

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    Ramadan Editathon to bring all the Facts of Ramadan to a Global Audience

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    ADU College of Business Dean Professor Barry O'Mahony Receives ‘Dean of the Year Award'

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    St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, Appoints New Director of Transnational Education

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    Business and Management Studies at Abu Dhabi University Receives a Global Ranking of 501-550 and a National Ranking of Four in 2022

    Building on its successful track record with the QS World University Rankings,   • The College of Business at ADU received the esteemed ranking for its continued excellence in delivering Business and Management studies  • As part of its Business and Management studies, ADU offers a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) with over 82 graduates since its inception in 2010, in addition to the UAE’s largest MBA program with over 900 enrolled students currently   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 07 April 2022: Building on the university’s ......read more

    Ideacrate Opens New Orange Wheels Campus at Dubai Silicon Oasis

    Dubai - April 7, 2022: Orange Wheels, a flagship brand of IdeaCrate Edutainment Company, opened its latest edutainment centre at Dubai Silicon Oasis. This is the second location of Orange Wheels in Dubai and the fourth in the UAE. Orange Wheels is a unique one-stop edutainment destination for children, aged six months to eight years set up in a creative, nature-centric and innovative environment.  Speaking at the launch, Ms. Shifa Yusuffali, CEO of IdeaCrate Edutainment Company, said, “This is yet another step to provide wholesome education to the young and curious minds. ......read more

    Best ways to Learn New Words from Any Language: Effective Memorization Tips

    Short vocabulary is an eternal problem for those who study foreign languages. We at oxbridgemind.co.uk here share proven ways to memorize new words.  The human brain saves effort (some will call it laziness): if there is a chance to simplify the process somehow, it will definitely take advantage of it. Our cunning "processor" admits new foreign words to the chamber of long-term memory far from immediately; first, they have to serve their time in a kind of waiting room - in short-term memory. If a new piece of knowledge is not accessed (i.e., used) often enough, it will be ......read more

    New Secondary Campus of GEMS Legacy School

    Dubai, UAE on April 4, 2022: ‘Pupils have arrived this morning to begin attending the new secondary campus of GEMS Legacy School. Principal Asha Alexander said "This is such a big day for the school. The teachers and support staff have worked so hard to prepare the facilities ready for some 550 students who will be using the new campus today. We still have capacity to grow further.” GEMS Legacy School was until 2021-22 a primary school known as The Kindergarten Starters school before it won KHDA approval to become a through school. ...read more

    130 int'l learners receive MBA from Italy's Guglielmo Marconi University through UAE's Eaton Business School

    Eaton Business School has established itself as one of the most sought-after institutions for working professionals across the world. The Academic programmes and peer learning opportunities at EBS has now become a quite popular “Work-Life-Study” programme for the busy working executives in Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia to upskill themselves and climb up their career ladder.     Date: Sharjah, UAE, March 30, 2022   News Highlights:   1. The e-learning market in GCC countries will grow at 11 percent from 2021 to US$569.04 million in ......read more

    High Schools Students to Benefit from exciting Biotechnology Internships at the BITS Pilani Dubai Campus

    • The on-campus internship program will spread over five working days during spring and summer breaks offering hands-on experience   • Students from grades 11 and 12 to be considered based on academic merit while the fee would be completely waived off ; biology teachers can also apply   • Students will be awarded with certificates at the end of the internship   29th March, 2022; Dubai, UAE: BITS Pilani Dubai Campus, offering Biotechnology Engineering program, has announced an exclusive internship program for high school students. The program ......read more

    Creating an era of Spirituality, Atmasiddhi Shastra's Global Launch comes to Dubai

    • The book is based on the fundamental truths of spirituality and has been lauded by global icons like the Honorable Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, H.H. The Dalai Lama, Ratan Tata, Deepak Chopra and many more • The book will soon be available on Amazon for purchase globally, with the royalties being donated to support educational infrastructure in rural India.    25th March 2022, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: In an era of emphasis on mental health and wellness, Atmasiddhi Shastra- Six Spiritual Truths of the Soul is a book that shines a light on ......read more

    Hirschi Climbs Final Podium at Coppi & Bartali

    3rd for Hirschi overall, Ulissi 10th on final day     Marc Hirschi completed a successful return to racing with 3rd place overall at the Coppi & Bartali stage race in Italy.     The final stage from Casalguidi to Cantagrillo (160km) was won by Josef Cerny (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl) with Diego Ulissi coming home in 10th as part of an elite chasing group. Hirschi also finished in the group to secure his final podium.     The overall title went to Irishman Eddie Dunbar (Ineos-Grenadiers) with his teammate Ethan Hayter in second ......read more

    UNESCO International Bureau of Education (UNESCO-IBE) and Dubai Cares Organize a High-Level Conference

    UNESCO International Bureau of Education (UNESCO-IBE) and Dubai Cares organize a high-level conference to officially present their Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) toolkit developed for Eswatini, Lao PDR and Cameroon UAE, 28, March 2022:  After four years of fruitful partnership, UNESCO-IBE and Dubai Cares, a civil society organization formally associated with the United Nations Department of Global Communications, held a conference on March 24-25, 2022, at the Dubai Cares’ pavilion in Expo 2020 Dubai, to officially close their collaborative project "Building ......read more

    Press Announcement Eaton Business School Reinforces UAE's Position as a Global Education Hub in the Middle East and Africa Region

    Date: Sharjah, UAE, March 26, 2022   News Highlights:   The e-learning market in GCC countries will grow at 11 percent from 2021 to US$569.04 million in 2025;   The global online education market will reach US$585.48 billion by 2027, from US$269.87 billion in 2021;   As many as 120 students to graduate through a convocation later this month;   It's parent company Westford Education Group employs around 350 professionals and currently has more than 5,000 active students across the globe. More than 15,000 students from 130 nationalities have ......read more

    Ibtikar Enables Open Access to Digital Library during UAE Month of Reading'

    Al Diwan’s 1,000+ Arabic stories are now available without log-in throughout March Ibtikar, a UAE-based Educational Technology company, in cooperation with United Educational Publishing (UEP), a UAE-based Educational Press, has announced that 1,000+ Arabic stories on their reading platform, Al Diwan powered by Akadimi, is now available for access without log-in during the UAE Month of Reading this month.  By enabling open access to their Al Diwan digital reading platform for the first time, Ibtikar aims to encourage Arabic reading and re-ignite the passion for lifelong ......read more

    National Center of Meteorology Marks World Meteorological Day

    Day marked under slogan "Early Warning and Early Action"   • Dr. Abdulla Al Mandous: Anticipating climate phenomena and providing accurate data contribute to saving our planet   Abu Dhabi-UAE: 23 March, 2022 – National Center of Meteorology (NCM) marks World Meteorological Day, which falls on March 23 every year. World Meteorological Day is celebrated this year under the slogan "Early Warning and Early Action".   His Excellency Dr. Abdulla Al Mandous, Director-General of the National Center of Meteorology and President of ......read more

    St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, is Accepting Applications from Aspiring Medical Students for its August 2022 Intake

    Following the success of its January 2022 cohort application window, SGU School of Medicine’s August 2022 intake is accepting inquiries from MENA students looking to become a doctor in the US or UK Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22, March 2022 – St. George’s University, Grenada, has announced it is accepting applications for its August 2022 intake from prospective medical students from the MENA region.  With the university’s January admissions program now closed, prospective students still have the opportunity to kick-start their medical education at the start of ......read more

    Shortlist Announced for International Prize for Arabic Fiction

    • The shortlist comprises books by authors from six countries: Egypt, Kuwait, Libya, Morocco, Oman, and for the first time the UAE • One debut novelist and two former IPAF Nadwa participants make the 2022 shortlist     Tuesday 22 March 2022: Cairo Maquette by Tarek Imam, Rose’s Diary by Reem al-Kamali, Dilshad by Bushra Khalfan, The Prisoner of the Portuguese by Mohsine Loukili, The White Line of Night by Khaled Nasrallah and Bread on the Table of Uncle Milad by Mohamed Alnaas have today been announced as the shortlisted works for the 15th International ......read more

    Five Colleges Financed by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Inaugurated in Jordan

    • Project has been implemented at a total cost of AED80.3m   • Initiative is part of the Public Universities Development Program that includes 27 projects worth AED466 million    ABU DHABI, 22 March 2022 – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) participated in the inauguration of five colleges in Jordan, which were built with an ADFD funding of AED80.3 million (US$21.83m). The initiative is part of the Jordanian Public Universities Development Program that includes the implementation of 27 projects in the education sector at a total value of AED 466 ......read more

    SCCI Unveils New Logo of 32nd Sharjah Ramadan Festival 2022

    Sharjah - 21 March 2022:  Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has unveiled the new logo of the 32nd Sharjah Ramadan Festival, which will kick off on April 2 and conclude on May 4, 2022, across various regions and cities of Sharjah during the holy month of Ramadan. The logo design is simple, and its characters look more aesthetic and attractive.  The dimensions, colors, and type of font look more harmonious reflecting the new start of the festival, while the colors used reflect joy, happiness, and atmosphere of the holy month.      Ibrahim Rashid ......read more

    Bodour Al Qasimi discusses Cultural Cooperation with the Governor General of Canada

    Sharjah, March 19, 2022:  Bodour Al Qasimi, President of the International Publishers Association (IPA), met on Friday at the House of Wisdom (HoW), Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, the Governor General of Canada; her spouse, His Excellency Whit Grant Fraser; and HE Marcy Grossman, Ambassador of Canada to the UAE; in the presence of HE Fahad Saeed Al Raqbani, UAE Ambassador to Canada; Ahmed Obaid Al Qaseer, Acting CEO of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (SHUROOQ) and Marwa Al Aqroubi, Director, House of Wisdom.  Bodour Al Qasimi welcomed HE Mary Simon ......read more

    Writer Relocations, GEMS Education Join Hands to Ease School Search for Families Relocating to UAE

    ● Priority placement and advance seat confirmation during relocation to provide seamless access to quality education Dubai, 17 March 2022: India’s leading relocation company, Writer Relocations (a business division of Writer Business Services), having a major presence in the UAE, has announced its collaboration with GEMS Education, one of the largest K-12 private education providers in the world, to provide a seamless admission process for the children of relocating families moving to the UAE. The aim is to ease the stress of hundreds of relocating families by using Writer ......read more

    Sharjah Private Education Authority launches its Strategy 2022-2024 and reviews achievements of the first edition

    The Strategy reflects ambitious visions of H.H. the Ruler of Sharjah and Sharjah’s directions Dr Muhadditha Al Hashimi: Under the guidance and vision of HH the Ruler of Sharjah, we will continue to improve the efficiency of our educational system to enhance the role of education Ali Al Hosani: The development of the educational sector in the emirate is the result of the smart approach, wise guidance, and direct support of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi   A panel of 25 government and educational leaders, along with 11 educational experts from ......read more

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