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Ajman University Students Triumph in P&T Group “Giving Back To The Community” Challenge in Dubai

Ajman University Students Triumph in P&T Group “Giving Back To The Community” Challenge at Ceremony in Dubai Ajman, United Arab Emirates - April 18, 2019: Two architecture students from Ajman University have today beaten out competition from other top universities around the country to be awarded first and second place in a challenge to present affordable and desirable architectural ideas that will serve the current and futures youth needs of the UAE. His Excellency Mr. Saif Rashed Al Mazroui representing the Minister of State for Higher Education & Advanced Skills presented the joint winners of the first place 10,000 AED prize, and internships with challenge setters, P&T Group, were announced to be Nahel Al Darwish and Abdelrahim Al Rinawi. Eight other competitors were also awarded honourable ......read more

Huge Demand for Al Salam Private School's Unique Education Approach Sees Second School Opening Soon

The family-run independent school will open a much-anticipated, world-class second campus in September, with registrations open now     Dubai, 17 April 2019:   Due to the continued success of Al Salam Private School in Al Nadha and its standout approach to education, the family-run independent school has announced it will open a second campus in Dubai this September.   Registrations are now open for the new 17,000m2 Al Salam Community School, located in Al Twar 2 just 6 kilometres from the existing facility. It will follow the National Curriculum for England (NCfE) and the Cambridge International Curriculum and will be the home of existing secondary school students from Years 7-13 as well as welcoming new pupils.   The school’s consistently exceptional academic results record and world-class ......read more

Abu Dhabi University's first year retention rates increase to 92%

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 16 April, 2019:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has witnessed a significant rise in first year retention rates from 89% to 92%, placing it among the top private universities in the UAE for high retention rates. This increase, which denotes the percentage of students remaining at the university to study between the fall and spring semesters, was accomplished through close advisory, academic, and social support and efforts to enhance the student experience during freshman year.   Dr. Heather Friesen, Director of Organizational Planning and Strategy at ADU, said, “One of the ways we enhance the student experience is through the strategic use of student data and analytics. By examining various factors that influence student success, as well as indicators of student engagement, we are able ......read more

Curtin University adds six new programs and rollouts expansion plans for their two campus as they participate in Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) 2019

Campus expansion plans comes as a part of the University’s on-going commitment to being a recognised international leader in research and education  Dubai, UAE, 15th April 2019:   Curtin University Dubai, one of Australia’s most highly regarded and prestigious universities, will participate again in this year’s Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) that will take place at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 17 to 19 April. As one of the highest ranked universities in the region, Curtin University will present its wide range of programmes and degrees including six additional courses this year – Bachelor of Commerce  Accounting and Finance Double Major, Bachelor of Commerce - Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) - Electrical ......read more

Repton Family of Schools Are Top Ranking in Khda Reports for 2018/2019

Repton Dubai is rated as ‘Outstanding’ for fifth consecutive year Foremarke School is rated as ‘Very Good’ for second consecutive year Dubai, United Arab Emirates (April 14, 2019) -   Repton School, Dubai belonging to the Repton Family of Schools has once again been recognized as ‘Outstanding’ by the Dubai government’s education regulatory body, The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Foremarke School, belonging to the same family has been rated as ‘Very Good’. Every year, the KHDA undertakes a comprehensive examination of educational institutions in the Emirate, where every school is rated according to certain performance standards. The Authority evaluates everything from the effectiveness of the school and learning environment to student ......read more

Dubai School represents UAE at Landrover 4x4 World Championship 2019

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (April 13, 2019) –   Pupils from Repton School Dubai return to the World Finals for the Landrover 4 x 4 Schools Technology Challenge with a five-member team. Repton School Dubai will be the only school in the UAE representing the country at the World Finals, which will take place in The University of Warwick in Coventry, UK during this week.  The ambition of the project is to raise awareness, interest and enthusiasm in engineering through the practical application of STEM subjects and Design & Technology. The challenge replicates a real-life work situation where individuals come together and make a conjoint decision to produce the best output, resolving a complex subject.  The challenge involves a team working together to design and build a radio-controlled four-wheel drive ......read more

Spend an exciting evening with your family learning about science at Foremarke school

Dubai, United Arab Emirates April 11, 2019:  Parents and children will have the opportunity to get active together while learning about science at Foremarke school’s Community Event, held in association with Dubai Science Park, on 20th April from 3pm to 6pm.  WHEN: 20th April, Saturday 3 pm – 6 pm WHERE: Foremarke School, Dubai Science Park, Al Barsha South, Dubai PRICE: Free for all Hosted within the school grounds, and open to all, the event will offer visitors a range of activities.  These include basketball, football, rugby, gymnastics, karate, archery minesweeper, hockey led by Gulf Star Sports. The academy will also provide skills-based activities in the form of various sporting challenges such as beat the goalie, basketball shy, target zone, speed trap and much more while The Cycle Hub’s ......read more

Kings' School Dubai Retains The Longest Standing Record for ‘Outstanding' Grading By KHDA

Two thirds of the Kings’ Schools Group is now ‘Outstanding’ Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 10, 2019:  In yet another highly effective year of incredible academic effort, under the banner of the Kings’ Schools Group, two Kings’ UK curriculum campus schools have achieved the ‘Outstanding” rating, while the other school in the group scored an improvement in rating to ‘Very Good’. In the recently announced Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) DSIB inspection ranking for 2018-19, Kings’ School Dubai in Jumeriah has maintained the ‘Outstanding’ grade for the 11th consecutive year. While Kings’ School Barsha rises to the ‘Outstanding’ category and Kings’ School Nad Al Sheba achieved ‘Very Good’. Operating in ......read more

Dubai School in partnership with Dubai Cares raises AED 142,000 to build a school in Senegal

Dubai, UAE (April 6, 2019):   As part of EKI’s ongoing commitments to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, Repton School Dubai has successfully raised a total of AED 142,000 to further support education programs for underprivileged children in rural Senegal. The initiative, in association with Dubai Cares, is part of the ‘Adopt a School’ program that focuses on enriching the lives of children in developing countries by providing access to quality primary education. An official cheque handover ceremony was held at Repton School Dubai in the presence of the pupils, David Cook, Headmaster; Michaela Barber, Head of Junior School; Holly Tighe, Student Council Coordinator of Repton and His Excellency Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Cares. Through this initiative, Repton School will ......read more

Nursery bags 3 prestigious awards at 25th Business Excellence Awards by DED

British Orchard Nursery chain wins the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award (DQAA) for the fourth time The nursery won Dubai Human Development Award for their government nurseries at DEWA, and Dubai Women’s College, the first time that a private-public partnership has won this award  Dubai, UAE, April 03, 2019:  Winning three awards at the 25th Dubai Business Excellence Awards ceremony held at Madinat Arena, British Orchard Nursery, UAE’s foremost nursery chain, once again raised the bar for the quality and performance for country’s early years education sector. The nursery bagged the Dubai Human Development Appreciation Award (DHDAA) for their DEWA - Al Quoz and Dubai Women’s College - Al Qusais branches recognizing their long-term commitment to human resources development at the government ......read more

The Arab International Women's Forum, the American University of Beirut and University of Massachusetts Medical School to hold high-level conference on ‘Women Leaders & Health' in

Dubai, UAE, April 03, 2019:  The Arab International Women’s Forum (AIWF), the American University of Beirut (AUB) and the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) are proud to announce that they will hold a high-level conference on Women Leaders & Health: Empowering women leaders in innovation, medical education and healthcare delivery in Beirut, Lebanon under the esteemed Patronage of His Excellency Mr Saad Hariri, President of the Council of Ministers, on 16-17 April 2019.   Women Leaders & Health will bring into focus key challenges and opportunities for women’s leadership in medical education, healthcare delivery, STEM, research, innovation, sustainability and international development. The conference will draw the Arab public and private sectors, international development organisations ......read more

Preparing the UAE's Next Gen for 21st Century Success

"Future Proofing" learners to succeed in a world we don't know yet.  Words By Aaditya Tangri, Co-Founder & CEO of Kalebr Americas and Founder of STEAMathalon Dubai, UAE, April 03, 2019:  No one can know for sure what the future holds for the human race; job automation, robots or a universal basic income. What we do know, however, is what our future learning spaces will look like, and that it is our responsibility as humans to future-proof our young ones, the workforce of tomorrow. An evolving workplace means upskilling team members and developing new 21st century competencies. Companies are changing. Many are increasingly providing stimulating environments which are intentionally designed to foster co-creation and collaboration.  Various organisations are also integrating subject matter experts ......read more

GETEX Spring returns in 2019 with new platform for K-12 education

Dubai, UAE, April 01, 2019:  The Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX), the longest running student recruitment platform in the Middle East and Asia, announced its return in 2019 for the spring edition with an expanded profile covering K-12 education. The UAE K-12 segment incorporates an international education system that attracts more than 630,000 students across the country accounting for a combined income of USD 4.7 billion in school fees, according to a latest study.  GETEX Spring 2019 will open doors from 17-19 April 2019 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre and will include, for the first time, exhibitors offering K-12 education especially for new residents and families relocating seeking placement in appropriate schools for their children.  A study conducted by HSBC in 2017 ......read more

ADEK: 36 per cent increase in student participation for ADEK's lema? programme

Abu Dhabi, 25 March 2019 -   A record number of 32,938 pupils across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi took part in a series of interactive workshops this winter as an introduction to the fun side of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. Between January 20th and March 7th over 66 schools across Abu Dhabi, the Al Ain and Al Dhafra regions took part in the latest ‘lema?’ tour, a programme run by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK). It is a 36 per cent increase on the previous student participation record set during the first trimester of 2018 and nearing 50 per cent of last year’s total participation. The programme brings together teams of expert scientists and educators to introduce young people to the strange, quirky and exciting side of STEM subjects. This ......read more

UAE Embassy joins with Peking University and American University of Sharjah for Global Education Forum

Cultural and educational exchanges between China and the UAE strengthened Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2019:  On Friday 22nd of March, the UAE-China Higher Education Forum: Toward a New Model for Global Integration was successfully held at the Science Auditorium, Peking University. The event saw joint cooperation between the UAE Embassy to China; The Middle East Studies Center and the School of Foreign Languages at Peking University, China; and American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.  The forum’s focus was upon shedding light on UAE Higher Education to Chinese educators, students, parents, and scholarship officials. A musical performance was also carried out at the event featuring talented students from Peking University, as well as Sheikh Zayed Center for Arabic language and Islamic Studies at Beijing ......read more

Emirates Foundation's Think Science Fair kicks off in Fujairah

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation Think Science Fair 2019 in Fujairah Features 150 outstanding Competition Contestants from across schools and universities  The Think Science Fujairah Fair comes following the success of the Fair in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and RAK which witnessed the attendance of more than 24,000 youth Fujairah, UAE –17 March 2019 –   Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation, and in partnership with the Ministry of Education and attendance of Sheikh Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Sharqi President of the Emirates Bodybuilding and ......read more

Ideas Abu Dhabi returns with line-up of inspiring global speakers

Two-day event returns to NYUAD on 27-28 March to tackle long-term challenges facing the world  Speakers include UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs H.E. Dr Anwar Gargash, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, former Director of the NSA Admiral Mike Rogers, former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, and Editor-in-Chief of The National Mina Al Oraibi Abu Dhabi, 17 March 2019: Ideas Abu Dhabi, a two-day ideas festival bringing together some of the brightest minds from the UAE and around the world to tackle complex global challenges, returns for the third time on 27-28 March.  Part invite-only Forum, part public Festival, Ideas Abu Dhabi will be held at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), on Saadiyat Island and features a powerful lineup of Emirati and international speakers from across government, ......read more

Dubai Cares' latest edition of Volunteer Emirates 2019 draws support for the National Charity School in Al Garhoud

100 volunteers participate in this initiative which is set to benefit 1,200 students This edition is sponsored by DP World and supported by the “Give a Ghaf” initiative in line with the Year of Tolerance Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 March 2019:   Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, hosted today the latest edition of Volunteer Emirates 2019 with the participation of 100 volunteers who helped renovate The National Charity School in Al Garhoud in Dubai. The volunteers were involved in assembling desks and chairs for the students; revitalizing spaces for music and literature; providing books, puzzles and arts and crafts supplements; as well as educational equipment for students of determination. The volunteers also helped in landscaping the garden space within the school ......read more

Manzil and Repton school Dubai collaborate on sustainable art project

The resulting masterpieces will be showcased at two prestigious Dubai Events   Dubai, United Arab Emirates (March 16, 2019) –   Pupils from Repton School Dubai and Manzil, one of the renowned non-profit centers focusing on social inclusion of people of determination, joined hands to create an art project on the theme of sustainability. The resulting collaborative pieces will be displayed at two high profile art showcases - DIFC Art Nights on March 18th and World Art Dubai from April 3rd to 6th.    A workshop focused on ‘Sustainability in Nature’ held at Repton Dubai, saw 12 children from years five and six working closely with 12 children of mixed ages from Manzil.  Each Repton pupil was paired with a Manzil pupil so that together they could explore the key themes of recycling, ......read more

Applications now open for visiting students to take part in summer research at NYU Abu Dhabi

The application deadline is March 31, 2019 The program will take place from June 10-July 25, 2019  Abu Dhabi, March 16, 2019:   NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has opened applications for its Visiting Undergraduate Research Program, available to undergraduate students from universities across the UAE. Taught by leading NYUAD faculty, the program will create a platform for visiting students to contribute to unique and innovative research projects in NYUAD’s state-of-the-art facilities.    The Visiting Undergraduate Research Program provides an opportunity for a limited number of UAE-based undergraduate students to take part in research projects at NYUAD over the summer from June 10 to July 25, 2019. Applications close on March 31; for more information on the eligibility criteria and how to apply, ......read more

The Millennium School in Dubai raises more than AED 333,000 to support two schools in Nepal and Cambodia

Funds to be allocated to Dubai Cares’ ‘Adopt a School’ initiative Students, teachers and staff members involved in fund-raising activities throughout the year   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 12th, 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced that Dubai-based The Millennium School, a GEMS school, has raised AED 333,996 towards supporting the organization’s ‘Adopt a School’ initiative. The amount, collected over an entire year through student-led activities within the school, will contribute to supporting the construction of 2 schools in Nepal and Cambodia and supplying these schools with books, gender specific latrines as well as conducting teacher training and adult literacy programs, among other ......read more

IFHC Gives Wings to Experiential Learning at the Mother of the Nation Festival 2019

Explore, Engage and Learn! Series of interactive activities aimed at children and families to increase awareness of emblematic species   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 11 March, 2019:   The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in proactive species conservation, will roll-out a series of interactive experiential learning activities at the forthcoming Mother of the National 2019, which runs 12-23 March on Abu Dhabi Corniche. Aimed at engaging UAE school students in the importance of conserving and protecting the vulnerable bustard, the Fund’s Mother of the Nation activities are designed to foster increased education and awareness of its efforts to increase wild populations of the houbara species across its range of natural habitats.  Themed ‘Speed Up Experiential ......read more

Abu Dhabi University amongst leading institutions providing high quality research

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-09 March, 2019:  Abu Dhabi University has reached a significant milestone in academic research with 1000 publications in the Scopus Index, a database managed by Elsevier of high-quality, peer-reviewed research. The achievement places Abu Dhabi University as the top private institution in the higher education in Abu Dhabi to develop high quality research. With this new milestone, ADU stands as the leading non-governmental provider of tertiary education to have reached this number of publications.  “This outstanding achievement reflects the commitment of our faculty to research excellence and will enhance our reputation both locally and internationally. We are proud to celebrate this milestone and to witness our research portfolio grow every year with the addition of high quality ......read more

NYU Abu Dhabi researchers find grasping motions guided by visuo-haptic signals are most effective

The research study has been featured in the journal Nature: Scientific Reports Abu Dhabi – March 7, 2019:  NYU Abu Dhabi researchers have found that the availability of both visual and haptic information for a target object significantly improves reach-to-grasp actions, demonstrating that the nervous system utilizes both types of information to optimize movement execution. The findings are featured in the journal Nature: Scientific Reports. NYU Abu Dhabi Assistant Professor of Psychology Robert Volcic and Postdoctoral Associate Ivan Camponogara compared participants’ grasping movements towards an object sensed through visual, haptic, or visuo-haptic signals using special sensors capable of measuring hand and fingers movement in real-time.  When movements were based on haptic information only, hand ......read more

Winners Announced for School Librarian of the Year Award

Outstanding individuals honoured for pivotal role in engaging students with literature United Arab Emirates -  March 6, 2019:  The winners of the School Librarian of the Year Awards 2019 were announced today at a special ceremony at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature (1-9 March 2019).  The prestigious awards are presented by the Emirates Literature Foundation, in association with The Executive Council of Dubai, to recognise those Librarians who have demonstrated outstanding commitment in sharing their love of literature and promoting reading for pleasure among the student community whilst also raising academic and literacy standards in the school. “Influencing children to read books for pleasure is one of the most important responsibilities there is in preparing the next generation to become ......read more

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