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

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

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

• Third edition of annual event held in person in Dubai to coincide with COP27 • Event engages students of all ages from schools in the UAE and further afield • Participants collaborate to develop wide-ranging solutions linked to UN SDGs     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Coinciding with COP27, the third edition of the School Conference of Parties Exposition (SCOPE) was recently held at GEMS Legacy School and GEMS World Academy – Dubai respectively.   A first-of-its-kind forum for student voice and action against climate change, SCOPE was launched in 2020 and was this year held both in person as well as virtually for some 380 students from 22 schools spread across the UAE and overseas.   Providing a collaborative space for students of all ages to learn from each other as ......read more

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

Dr. Raja Easa Al Gurg is the Chairperson and Managing Director of the Dubai-based conglomerate Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, and the first pro-chancellor appointed by the Heriot-Watt University Dubai 24 November 2022, Dubai, UAE: Heriot-Watt University Dubai (HWUD) today announced the appointment of distinguished businesswoman Dr. Raja Easa Al Gurg, Chairperson and Managing Director of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group (ESAG), as the Pro-Chancellor of the University in Dubai. In this role, she will become the honorary Head of the University in Dubai and will represent the University in a ceremonial and ambassadorial capacity, including in the conferment of degrees.   Speaking about the appointment, Professor Heather McGregor, Provost and Vice Principal of Heriot-Watt University Dubai said, “We are delighted to be announcing ......read more

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

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

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

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

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

• Annual JC baking competition judged by Vineet Bhatia and Simon Penney • This year’s bake off held in memory of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II • Judges wowed by 75 delicious sweet treats created by students and teachers     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: This year’s hotly anticipated and contested Jumeirah College (JC) Bake Off played host to special guest judges Vineet Bhatia, restauranteur, media personality, author and renowned chef with two Michelin Stars to his name, as well as Simon Penney, His Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for the Middle East and His Majesty’s Consul General to Dubai and the Northern Emirates.   The student-led event, organised by Year 12 student Yoana Sawlani, took place on campus at GEMS Jumeirah College Dubai and saw students and ......read more

Large Audience Attend Taha Hussein Days at Mohammed bin Rashid Library

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

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

 Whitepaper Released At GESS Delivers Insights Into Regional Edtech Use compared with schools worldwide The efficiency of technology-based education for teachers reaches an impressive 66%, compared to 45% in North America and the UK Schools across the Middle East are world beaters in delivering higher outcomes than their peers worldwide, particularly in technology use, according to a research-based whitepaper released today. The whitepaper - What’s Working in EdTech Today: Middle East Insights for Success – was released by Canadian Edtech innovator SMART Technologies to coincide with its participation in GESS, the Middle East’s leading education conference and exhibition, which is running at the Dubai World Trade Centre from November 15-17. The white paper research was based on a survey of more than ......read more

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

Dubai, UAE:  16 November 2022 – The University of Michigan’s, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, has underlined its commitment to female empowerment and sustainability by announcing two scholarship programs at the Dubai HR Summit & Expo. Michigan Ross School of Business is a Top 10 global executive education provider and is ranked the #1 executive education provider in North America in 2022 by the Financial Times and chose the summit to announce the opening of application submissions following the success of similar initiatives launched in 2019. This year’s programs have been designed to develop the leadership credentials of GCC executives.  The first aims to inspire and empower women by helping them to build new skills. In doing so, it also reaffirms Ross’s commitment to gender ......read more

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

• Students, alumni, parents and staff join award ceremony on board the QE2 • Scholarship launched in June to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year reign • Thousands entered prestigious award initiated by Founder Sunny Varkey     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Seventy GEMS Education students joined GEMS Founder and Chairman, Mr Sunny Varkey, and other VIPs to celebrate winning Platinum Jubilee Scholarship Awards, launched earlier this year to celebrate Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne.   The event was fittingly held on the world-famous Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship, which was launched by The Queen herself 53 years ago and is now docked permanently at Port Rashid, Dubai.    The recipients received their trophies and certificates, to ......read more

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

Coming Soon Down to Earth 2022 November 27, 2022 | 10am - 8pm Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture Park, Jameel Arts Centre Down to Earth, the UAE’s annual festival celebrating all things green, returns for its third edition on Sunday, November 27, 2022 from 10am to 8pm. Jameel Arts Centre invites both veteran and new gardeners, nature and crafts enthusiasts, the eco-conscious and sustainability-aware to experience a range of entertaining and informative activities for all ages. Free and open to everyone, Down to Earth features rolling, day-long, drop-in workshops for all ages in the festival’s outdoor arts and crafts zone, demonstrations and information stalls for children, teens and adults themed around sustainable living, plus a programme of talks by eco and sustainability experts. Spanning across Jameel Arts Centre and ......read more

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

• Initiative to fall under Gargash’s iStar Technical Apprenticeship Program  • With this collaboration underway, similar partnerships to be initiated by Gargash in the near future.    Dubai-UAE, 7 November 2022: Gargash Group, one of the leading business conglomerates in the UAE, announced a strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI),  signalling a fresh set of commitments to develop local talent.    This initiative ties into the Group’s commitment that aligns with the UAE government’s vision to empower Emiratis to join and explore meaningful careers in the private sector and is a step forward in of cross-sector collaborations between leading industrial entities and vocational education institutions.   Shehab ......read more

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

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

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

The authority forged new partnerships with leading industry stakeholders to reinforce Sharjah's leading cultural contributions; at international book fairs in particular   Frankfurt, 20 October, 2022: The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) explored cooperation opportunities with leading publishers from Europe and the world, and discussed the scope of their participation at the upcoming edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2022), during a series of meetings at the ongoing 74th edition of Frankfurter Buchmesse, which runs until October 23 and is hosting publishers from 95 countries. The Sharjah pavilion welcomed 150+ publishers and industry professionals from around the world during the first two days of the book fair who were keenly interested to learn about their participation prospects in SIBF 2022 as well ......read more

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

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

Najah Abu Dhabi Officially Opens 16th Edition at ADNEC

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

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

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

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

One of the world’s top literary events, the upcoming edition of SIBF will witness its biggest-ever publisher participation, November 2-13 in Expo Centre Sharjah   ● Italy is Guest of Honour at SIBF 2022  ● 6 new programmes announced including workshops for adults ● Debut participation of publishers from 10 countries ● Ahmed Al Ameri: SIBF is a source of great pride for us and the fruit of a seed planted and nurtured by the Sharjah Ruler more than 41 years ago. ● Mohammed Khalaf: SIBF is a model for projects founded on wise visions. ● Consul General of Italy: GoH recognition is an exceptional opportunity to forge bonds between Italy and Sharjah through the vehicle of culture. ● Khoula Al Mujaini: 41st edition to have a total of 1,047 activities led by 129 ......read more

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

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

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

The IPA President and Random House CEO will lead a fireside chat on November 1 encompassing key industry themes of digital transformation, freedom to publish, diversity and inclusion, among others Sharjah, October 10, 2022: The 12th annual Publishers Conference organised on the side-lines of the 41st Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) is bringing together two publishing industry stalwarts, Bodour Al Qasimi, President of the International Publishers Association (IPA) and Markus Dohle, CEO of the largest trade book publisher - Random House, to engage in an exciting fireside chat on the emerging industry trends and share their expert visions of the future as they see it unfold.  On November 1, Bodour Al Qasimi and Dohle will hold a wide-ranging conversation on key industry themes including the changing market landscape and ......read more

LEAMS Education Schools Create Awareness On Mental Health That Could Cost The Global Economy Us$16 Trillion A Year By 2030

A Yoga Awareness and Orientation session was conducted to help improve the physical wellbeing and mental health of students studying in four LEAMS Education  schools   Dubai, October 10, 2022: Schools belonging to LEAMS Education – a futuristic education group that manages four schools with 8200 students – is organizing a number of health, wellness and yoga sessions as part of the World Mental Health Day to improve mental health that is causing huge loss in productivity and draining personal wealth. Every year October 10 is marked as World Mental Health Day – to help create global awareness on mental health that affects more than 2 billion people worldwide. Mental disorders are on the rise in every country in the world and will cost the global economy $16 trillion by 2030, according to the latest ......read more

Swiss International School Dubai Now Welcomes Pupils From 100 Countries

Multi-award winning IB boarding school offers one of the most diverse and global educations in the world, and now exceeds 100 nationalities of students Dubai, UAE: October 6, 2022; Swiss International School Dubai, one of the city’s newest schools, and the emirate’s first bilingual International Baccalaureate school, is rapidly creating a strong international reputation – and now boasts pupils from more than 100 countries.  The Al Jadaf-based school, one of only two boarding schools in Dubai, was recently ranked among the top 100 private schools in the world, beat off stiff international competition to take a global Talk Education Environment Award, and is already rising up the ranks to be named as one of the top ten schools in the UAE.  Ruth Burke, Principal, says: “It is wonderful that we ......read more

Emirates Literature Foundation and UAE University Sign A MOU To Establish A Knowledge Partnership

Dubai, UAE, October 05, 2022: The Emirates Literature Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates University (UAE University) agreeing to cooperate in the exchange of data and information in the fields of literature and education. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Ahlam Bolooki, Director of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, founder of the Kateb Maktub movement, and leader of the UAE Wikimedia User Group, and Prof. Ahmed Ali Murad, Associate Vice-Deputy for Scientific Research at UAE University. The agreement will be fulfilled by the delivery of projects by both parties. Emirates Literature Foundation will facilitate the incorporation of Wikipedia in the education curriculum of the university. Wikimedians of the UAE User Group, a part of Emirates Literature Foundation, ......read more

School Librarian Of The Year Award Now Open For 2023 Nominations

The award highlights the significant role that librarians play in supporting educational development by inspiring pupils to read for pleasure   Dubai, October 03, 2022: Emirates Literature Foundation announces the opening of the annual School Librarian of the Year Award, the search for UAE’s top school librarians. Now in its seventh year, the award is given by The General Secretariat of Executive Council of Dubai and Emirates Literature Foundation to those individuals who have shown exceptional commitment in championing literacy in their schools and sharing their passion for books. It will be awarded in two categories, school librarians working in public (government) schools in the UAE and school librarians working in private schools in the UAE.   The year award is now open for nominations and will close on 16 ......read more

Aspiring Novelists Take Note: The Emirates Litfest Writing Prize Is Now Open For 2023

New category - writers of children’s fiction too can enter and be part of a prize that has paved the way to international publishing for ten debut novelists Dubai, 29 September 2022:  The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature’s writing competition for unpublished authors has now opened for entries. Since 2013, the Emirates LitFest Writing prize, one of the most eagerly anticipated competitions for unpublished writers in the region, has produced 10 internationally published authors with 26 books between them. The 2023 edition includes two categories, one for adult fiction and one for children’s fiction, each with a dedicated expert judge   Isobel Abulhoul, CEO and Trustee of the Emirates Literature Foundation said: “This prize has tapped into a goldmine of talent here in the Arabian Gulf, ......read more

Bodour Al Qasimi Addresses Delegates At The Third Meeting Of The World Book Capital Network In Wroclaw, Poland

The IPA President shared her support for the signing of the WBCN Charter and applauded the efforts of member cities to promote literary culture. Wroclaw, Poland 26 September, 2022 – Bodour Al Qasimi, President of the IPA has been in Wroclaw, Poland to meet with representatives of the World Book Capital Network (WBCN) and to participate in the signing of the WBCN Charter.  The first meeting of the network was held at the House of Wisdom in Sharjah last year and was attended by 16 representatives from most of the UNESCO-designated World Book Capital cities. Since this productive first gathering, the World Book Capital Network has met in Tbilisi, Georgia and now Wroclaw.  The network has been established with the support of UNESCO and former World Book Capital (WBC) cites to help support prospective World Book ......read more

Mexico and Costa Rica Explore Cooperation in Culture and Knowledge Sectors With Sharjah

Official representatives from the two nations visit headquarters of the Sharjah Book Authority  Ahmed al Ameri: “Sharjah is the window through which the world views Emirati and Arab cultural achievements.” Luis Alfonso de Alba: “Sharjah has a prestigious standing among the world’s top cultural cities.” Ruben Sales: “We look forward to harnessing Sharjah’s expertise in book industry development.”   Sharjah, September 24, 2022: HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), recently welcomed HE Luis Alfonso de Alba Góngora, Ambassador of Mexico to the UAE, to discuss the ongoing preparations marking the celebration of Sharjah as Guest of Honour at the upcoming 36th edition of the Guadalajara International Book Fair in November ......read more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library The “towards An Active Role For Public Libraries In Community Service” Seminar

Dubai, UAE, September 23, 2022: As part of its vision to promote the cultural and knowledge sector, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) hosted a seminar titled “Towards an Active Role for Public Libraries in Community Service,” in collaboration with the Arab Federation for Libraries & Information (AFLI) and Naseej Academy. The seminar highlighted the role of public libraries in creating a better future, and ways to enhance this role by leveraging advanced technologies. The seminar hosted a number of officials, employees, and visitors from different ages and backgrounds, along with prominent speakers and specialists in the libraries sector. These included Prof. Hassan Awad Alsereihy, President of the Arab Federation for Libraries & Information (AFLI); Prof. Emad Essa Saleh, Vice President of AFLI; and Mr. Ayub Khan, ......read more

Agreement Covers Joint Development of The Megalux Solar Car

SRTIP and Hungary’s John von Neumann University sign deal to boost mutual cooperation Sharjah, September20, 2022: The Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP) and John von Neumann University of Hungary (JvNU) have signed a wide-ranging agreement to boost mutual cooperation in scientific research, technology and culture. The partnership provides an exceptional opportunity for the Hungarian university to present the latest achievements of Arab culture and science in Hungary and to host a proactive international scientific collaboration in the city of Kecskemét where the university is located. The agreement comes on the heels of visit by delegation from SRTIP to the John von Neumann University to familiarize with the university’s high quality education and related services in the latest and most advanced ......read more

Sharjah International Book Fair Returns for Its 41st Annual Run on 2nd November with the Theme ‘Spread The Word'

One of the world’s top literary events, the 12-day book fair will take place in Expo Centre Sharjah  Sharjah, September 20, 2022: The highly anticipated 41st edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) will kick off on November 2 for 12-days, the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has announced. Themed ‘Spread the word’, the cultural extravaganza will further SBA’s ongoing mission to highlight the emirate’s cultural project and raise the community’s awareness about the power of the written word and its importance in building a bright, sustainable future. The 41st edition of SIBF will take place in Expo Centre Sharjah from November 2 - 13, and host Italy as Guest of Honour. The event’s slogan calls on people of the world to believe in the power of words in building bridges of ......read more

Ejada Programme for Emotional Wellbeing of Teachers and Students in Jordan Selected By UN as Transforming Education Summit Solution in New York

20 September 2022 – United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA: Ejada – a programme addressing the social and emotional needs of teachers and pupils in Jordan, including Syrian refugees, to reduce violence in classrooms and improve learning outcomes – has been selected by UNESCO as a prestigious Transforming Education Summit Solution to be showcased on day 2 – Solutions Day – of the Transforming Education Summit (TES), the much-anticipated official side event at the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly.  Launched in 2019, Ejada is a programme by the Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Save the Children, with the Ministry of Education in Jordan, and supported by Community Jameel, Dubai Cares and Hikma. As one of the selected ......read more

Dubai Cares' vision for global education transformation takes center stage at 77th United Nations General Assembly and Transforming Education Summit

• High-level session at UN Transforming Education Summit witnessed the launch of the “Rewiring Education for People and Planet” report that offers six win-win solutions to rewire the thinking, acting and doing around education  • Dubai Cares delegation participated in a series of high-level sessions and meetings  both at the UNGA and  Transforming Education Summit to continue the organization’s advocacy efforts to transform education   Dubai, UAE, 20 September, 2022: Continuing its global advocacy efforts for a transformed education ecosystem, Dubai Cares, a civil society organization formally associated with the United Nations Department of Global Communications, unveiled the “Rewiring Education for People and Planet” report at the Transforming Education Summit (TES) ......read more

Startup Sharjah Hackathon In Khorfakkan Equips 150 Youth With Business-building Skills

Advanced scanning technology that facilitates documentation and clearance processes in the ports and logistics services sector secures top prize     ● In partnership with Crescent Enterprises and in collaboration with the University of Khorfakkan Emirates Schools Establishment & Sharjah Youth Council, the three-day hackathon was held at University of Khorfakkan  ● Najla Al Midfa: “We continue to invest in the undeniable potential of our ambitious youth.”   ● Badr Jafar: “Our young problem solvers should be encouraged to take more calculated risks when creating solutions.” ● Ahmed Al Shammaa: “Partnership with Sheraa aims to promote proactive thinking amongst the younger generation.”   Sharjah, September 19, 2022: The ......read more

The International Council For Open and Distance Education

 The two sides discuss their strategic partnership to jointly re-launch the ICDE Global Doctoral Consortium utilizing the HBMSU’s Cloud Campus platform  Al-Awar: We are committed to supporting and empowering PhD students and strengthening our partnership with the International Council for Open and Distance Education   September 12, 2022 - His Excellency Dr. Mansour Al-Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), received Ms. Torunn Gjelsvik, Secretary General of the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE). The bilateral meeting discussed the strategic partnership between HBMSU and ICDE aimed to re-launch the Global Doctoral Consortium (GDC) using the “Cloud Campus” platform, in the presence of Prof. Moustafa Hassan, Vice Chancellor for International ......read more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Welcomes a Delegation from Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre

Dubai, UAE; September 16, 2022: The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) received a delegation from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), led by H.E. Eng. Salem Al Marri, MBRSC Director General, to learn about the specialised and unique services the library offers to visitors, and view its collection of space-related books and references. The visit also aimed to discuss ways to enhance cooperation, in order to familiarise the younger generations with the UAE's historical achievements in this pioneering and vital sector. H.E. Mohammed Ahmad Al Murr, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library Foundation, welcomed the members of the delegation. H.E. stressed the importance of creating channels for knowledge exchange across all fields and disciplines with all authorities, institutions, and specialised research ......read more

Sheraa Launches Startup Sharjah in Khorfakkan with Tree-day Intensive Bootcamp

Powered by Crescent Enterprises and in collaboration with Emirates Schools Establishment & Sharjah Youth Council, the bootcamp will be held in the recently opened Khorfakkan University Sharjah, September 13, 2022: The Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) is marking the launch of the Khorfakkan chapter of Startup Sharjah in September with a three-day intensive bootcamp designed to encourage entrepreneurial thinking amongst university students and to build a talent pool that generates innovative, impact-driven  solutions. Running from September 16-18 at the newly opened Khorfakkan University, Sheraa aims to bridge the talent gap by developing entrepreneurial and technical skills in its key demographic on the East Coast of Sharjah during the region’s largest university entrepreneurship competition. Powered by ......read more

GEMS World Academy – Dubai Hosts Cricket Great Wasim Akram and Desert Super League

• Former Pakistan national team captain gives speech on sports leadership  • Special event marks launch of Desert Super League’s 10th cricket season  • GEMS students and cricketers of all levels from across UAE in attendance    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS World Academy – Dubai played host to Desert Super League (DSL) on 10 September 2022, holding a special event on campus to mark the start of the League’s 10th season, ‘Footprints DSL X’.    In attendance and addressing GEMS students and players and captains from among DSL’s numerous cricket teams was legendary cricketer and former Pakistan national cricket team captain Wasim Akram, one of the greatest left-handed fast bowlers to grace the sport, having taken over 500 wickets in ODIs. ......read more

Masterminds Education recognized as Dubai's Best Early Years Education Provider for 6th consecutive year

Masterminds Education, the global experts in leading-edge early childhood development, was recognized at the UAE Business Awards. This is the institution’s sixth straight year to receive the award for Best Early Years Education Provider. Every year, the award has a different theme. Last year’s theme was ‘Innovation,’ and Masterminds was awarded UAE’s Most Innovative Early Years Education Center. This year’s theme was ‘Dedication,’ and Masterminds has been awarded UAE’s Most Dedicated Early Years Education Center. Tania Siddiqi, Co-Founder and Director of Masterminds, addressed parents and staff: “Delivering Masterminds’ unique offering is not an easy task, and our teachers and staff bring an exceptional level of commitment each day to the needs of every individual ......read more

The American University of Beirut Reveals its New Logo that Reaffirms its Identity and Role in the Region

As it welcomes its 157th academic year and embarks on a new era of being based in Beirut but with a more global reach, the American University of Beirut (AUB) unveiled its revamped and uplifted logo on August 31, 2022. “This fresh and distinctive new look reaffirms our identity as one of the oldest and most prestigious universities of the Global South, one that is firmly rooted in Beirut, yet with an increasingly robust global presence,” said Dr. Fadlo Khuri, AUB president, in his message to the AUB community announcing the new change. The American University of Beirut has been through numerous changes over the decades, including its logo which has had 20 different forms since 1866 but has always retained the same essence. Yet, despite all the changes—even changing the university’s very name in ......read more

PACE Group Announces Launch of its 4th Affordable British Curriculum School in U.A.E in the Emirate of Ajman, this academic year 2022-2023

Attendees:   1. Abdul Latif Ibrahim, Director PACE Group   2. Mohammed Shafi Ibrahim, Director PACE Group   3. Abdulla Ibrahim, Director PACE Group   4. Ameen Ibrahim, Director PACE Group   5. Salman Ibrahim, Director PACE Group   6. Zubair Ibrahim, Director PACE Group   7. Bilal Ibrahim, Director PACE Group   8. Adil Ibrahim, Director PACE Group   9. Aseef Mohammed, Director, PACE Group   10. Keith Marsh, Chief Academic Officer, PACE Group   11. Lawrence, Principal, PACE Creative British School, Ajman     It is suitably located in Al Tallah school zone, behind City Life Mall, Sheikh Ammar Road, next to their renowned Indian curriculum school, DPS Ajman.   PACE Group now have 4 Affordable ......read more

32 Emirati Professionals Join EIBFS Leadership Program at Said Business School, Oxford University

Dubai-UAE: 25 August 2022:   Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), a regional leader in banking and finance education and training, announced the completion of its annual Leadership Development Program (LDP) with the participation of 32 Emirati senior officials from Emirates NBD group.   The group attended Said Business School, Oxford University in early July to partake in an intensive eight-day training program designed to train outstanding leaders and managers in the banking and financial services industry through the development of personal leadership and professional skills.   The custom-designed residential program titled ‘Strategic Leadership in the Era of Disruption’ has been structured across three overarching themes that are fundamental to effective strategic ......read more

Allen Overseas Launches Its Flagship Talent Encouragement Exam in the GCC Countries

ALLEN Overseas launches India’s Biggest Scholarship Competition, TALLENTEX Overseas 2023 in 6 GCC Nations, to recognize and encourage talent amongst students.   Bur Dubai, UAE, 18th August 2022: ALLEN Overseas (ALLEN) launches India’s Biggest Talent Encouragement Exam, TALLENTEX Overseas 2023, in the GCC Countries. The scholarship exam recognizes, fosters and rewards brilliance.   ALLEN Overseas provides high-quality test-prep coaching for IIT-JEE (Main+Advanced), Pre-Medical (NEET-UG) and many more competitive examinations for class 6th to 12th students through its acclaimed and results-driven comprehensive education curricula in 6 GCC Countries: UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, and Bahrain. The recent JEE Main 2022 results demonstrate the same. According to the NTA's Toppers list, ALLENite Gauri ......read more

A-Level Results Day Jumeirah College

A-level OVERALL RESULTS  A-level results  2022  2019  Total candidates  145 140 Total entries  446 437 Total entries at A*  93 67 % of entries at A*  21% 15% Total entries at A-A*  247 203 % of entries achieving A-A*  5504% 46%  Total entries at B-A*  385  350  % of entries achieving B-A*  86.3%  80%  Total candidates achieving A*  51  38    TOP PERFORMERS  Student name, age & nationality  Results  University destination(s)  University course  No. of years at ......read more

GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis WSO A-Level Results/ BTEC

A-LEVEL RESULTS DAY  [GEMS Wellington Academy, Silicon Oasis – WSO]    A-level  OVERALL RESULTS    A-level results  2022  2019  Total candidates  50  N/A  Total entries  141  N/A  Total entries at A*  16  N/A  % of entries at A*  11%  N/A  Total entries at A-A*  44  N/A  % of entries achieving A-A*  31%  N/A  Total ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Provided Over 455 Engineering Students with International Learning Opportunities

• Since its establishment, Abu Dhabi University has partnered with several universities to provide international educational experiences for students  • Over the last five years, ADU has welcomed international students as part of its knowledge and experience exchange agenda • ADU’s College of Engineering offers students advanced pathways to enroll in international master’s degrees programs    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 18 August 2022: In a continues bid to provide students with an exceptional academic journey, the College of Engineering (CoE) at Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) continues to collaborate with leading international academic institutions to further develop a world-class curriculum that will diversify the students skillset and empower them to achieve their future ......read more

GEMS Students, Parents and Teachers Celebrate Outstanding A-Level Results

• Over 1,300 GEMS students from 18 schools in the UAE and Qatar sat nearly 4,000 A-levels • GEMS schools in the UAE and Qatar saw over 32 per cent of entries achieve A* to A grades • Over 86 per cent of students at GEMS Jumeirah College Dubai achieved A* to B grades   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – GEMS Education students, parents and staff are today (18 August) celebrating outstanding A-level results that are above 2019 records when students last sat formal examinations.    More than 1,300 pupils from 18 GEMS schools in the UAE and Qatar completed nearly 4,000 A-levels, with over 20 per cent of students achieving an A* grade. Across schools, over 32 per cent of entries achieved A* to A grades, with 55 per cent recording A* to B grades.   There are a host of highlights ......read more

Qatar's Universities Provide World-Class Education for Students in the Region

Qatar Tourism in collaboration with Qatar Foundation and Qatar University launched an education campaign to showcase to students, parents, counsellors and educators in the GCC region the country’s esteemed university offering and the benefits of choosing to study in Qatar.   A young and multi-faceted country, Qatar recognises the role of education in creating thriving communities. Qatar has established one of the world’s most cross-disciplinary education hubs where students can graduate with internationally recognised degrees from leading universities and institutions in a warm and hospitable environment. As one of the safest countries in the world, with a diverse economy and society, Qatar offers students a unique environment of learning. It brings together a wide array of top-level international partner ......read more

St. George's University School of Medicine Graduate Helps Perform World-First Robotic Heart Procedure in Outpatient Facility

Dr. Adam Bierzynski was on the team that performed the first-ever outpatient robotic percutaneous coronary intervention. He reveals why the procedure was groundbreaking, the potential life-saving capabilities of robotics within the field of cardiology, his experience at St. George’s University, and how his medical training set him up for success.   “I wanted to be a doctor for most of my life,” says Dr. Adam Bierzynski, alumni of St. George’s University (SGU), School of medicine in Grenada.   “My grandfather was the chief medical officer of Grenada for a time, and I was always interested in the sciences and being able to apply knowledge to helping and healing,” he adds.    After being raised and completing high school in Grenada, in the Carribean, he started the 4-Year Medical ......read more

Cambridge A-Level Exam Results - The Winchester School – Jebel Ali (WIN)

OVERALL RESULTS A-level results 2022 2019 Total candidates 133 70 Total entries 418 226 Total entries at A* 83 24 % of entries at A* 20 11% Total entries at A-A* 184 79 % of entries achieving A-A* 44% 35% Total entries at B-A* 287 121 % of entries achieving B-A* 69% 54% Total candidates achieving A* 46 15   TOP-PERFORMING ......read more

Sharjah Chamber Launches Back-to-School Campaign across the Emirate's Malls, Libraries, and Stationeries

Sharjah, August 8, 2022:  As the new academic year is rapidly approaching, shopping malls, libraries, and stationeries taking part in the Sharjah Summer Promotions have announced the launch of the "Back-to-School Campaign," offering incredible discounts and amazing deals on a wide range of school supplies, including apparel, stationery, and electronic devices.   Organized by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) as part of the Sharjah Summer Promotions, the back-to-school campaign will conclude on September 9, offering parents and students huge discounts reaching up to 75% on a great deal of school products that suit all tastes and age groups at affordable prices.   Taking part in the campaign, Sharjah Co-operative Society launched its own promotional offers under the theme ......read more

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