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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

The Sustainable City Dubai hosted the Million Solar Stars Challenge in partnership with Akon Lighting America

World-renowned entrepreneur, philanthropist and superstar, Akon, visited TSC for the International Jr. Solar Sprint & Million Solar Stars Challenge Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5th March 2019: It was race-time atop the roof of Fairgreen International School in The Sustainable City, Dubai, with solar model cars vrooming ahead under the bright Dubai sun as part of the 2nd International Solar Print, under the Million Solar Stars Challenge (MSS Challenge). Watching all the action come to life was none other than the world-renowned entrepreneur, philanthropist and superstar, Akon, who arrived at The Sustainable City to champion his passion to power the world and bring light and hope to millions by harnessing solar energy.  As part of the MSS Challenge, an initiative to engage 1 million students in the process of scaling up ......read more

Nursery chain wins UAE's most coveted awards for business excellence and innovation

British Orchard Nursery received the prestigious MRM Award for Business Excellence and the UAE Innovation Award in a space of just two days The nursery is the only educational institution to have bagged these prestigious awards  5th March, 2019; Dubai, UAE: In yet another outstanding achievement, UAE’s British Orchard Nursery, has won two coveted awards within two days, cementing its position as the leader in Early Years education. The largest preschool chain in the UAE was first acknowledged for its business acumen at Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) Business Awards where it won the Business Excellence Award in the ME region, and then recognised for its modern and novel approach to Early Years education at the UAE Innovation Awards by Dubai Quality Group a day later.  The British Orchard Nursery is the only ......read more

Computer-delivered IELTS testing makes its debut at UOWD centre

World’s most popular language test can now be done through traditional paper-based method or on computer at test centres Dubai, March 5, 2019:  IELTS, the world’s most popular high-stakes language test, can now be taken on computer at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) starting March 1, 2019. The new option puts test takers first by offering faster results and greater test availability. The computer-delivered IELTS option offers an improved test day experience by providing a quiet, modern test environment, results within five to seven days and more test availability for Academic and General Training test takers, while maintaining all of the test’s current security, trust and integrity. “In collaboration with IDP Education, this is a huge step forward for UOWD, enhancing the experience for ......read more

Emirates Steel to collaborate with ADVETI

Emirates Steel signs MoU with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education & Training Institute 5 March 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE:  Emirates Steel, the only integrated steel plant in the UAE and a subsidiary of the General Holding Corporation (SENAAT), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education & Training Institute (ADVETI). The MoU establishes a framework for cooperation and collaboration between the two entities with the aim of enhancing the education services available in Abu Dhabi Emirate, in line with Abu Dhabi 2030 Vision. Commenting on the signing of the MoU, Eng. Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, CEO of Emirates Steel, said: “Emirates Steel is committed to developing the next generation of Emirati industry leaders. Through this agreement with ADVETI we look forward to establishing a ......read more

Emirates Foundation's Think Science Fair kicks off in Sharjah

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation   Think Science Fair 2019 in Sharjah Features 300 outstanding Competition Contestants from across schools and universities  The Think Science Sharjah Fair comes following the success of the Fair in Dubai and Abu Dhabi which witnessed the attendance of more than 15000 youth   Sharjah, UAE – 3 March 2019 – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation, partnership with the Ministry of Education and attendance of Sheikh Khalid bin Humaid bin Saqr Al Qasimi President of the Emirates Creative Association, Think ......read more

Dwight School Dubai's Jaya Bhavnani, Wins Outstanding Contribution in Education Award at GESS 2019

March 03, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Dwight School Dubai is delighted to announce that Jaya Bhavnani, MYP Coordinator at Dwight School Dubai and Executive Director of Dwight Global Online School, has been awarded the Outstanding Contribution in Education Award at GESS 2019.  Ms. Bhavnani joined Dwight in 2010, and has been part of the founding team at the Dubai campus, which opened in September 2018. She was instrumental in founding the Dwight Global Online School with Chancellor Stephen Spahn in 2014 and works closely with all Dwight Schools to ensure that Dwight's online program meets the standards of excellence for which the school is known and helps ignite the spark of genius in every student. Together with her colleagues at Dwight School Dubai Ms. Bhavnani is part of spearheading the school’s Rahhal proposal submitted ......read more

du and Ajman University sign MoU to collaborate on 5G and IoT development as part of U5GIG

Students of Ajman University to get opportunity to research on latest IoT use cases Dubai, UAE, 3 March 2019:  du and Ajman University (AU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further collaborate on 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) development as part of the UAE 5G Innovation Gate (U5GIG). The lab is officially inaugurated and can be accessed by U5GIG partners and universities to develop, test and customise IoT, 5G, and Artificial Intelligence use cases. The MoU was signed by Saleem AlBlooshi, Chief Infrastructure Officer, EITC, and Dr. Karim Seghir, Chancellor, Ajman University at Ajman University Innovation Centre in the presence of other senior officials. U5GIG has been envisioned to be a consortium of industrial and academic organisations in the UAE, supported by international telecom organisations, to plan and ......read more

NYUAD researchers achieve solid state Thermochemiluminescence with crystals that emit light when heated

“It sets the basis for applications in optoelectronics and sensing technology,” explains the study’s supervisor  Abu Dhabi, March 2, 2019: Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi’s Chemistry Program have developed macroscopic organic crystals that emit light when heated, a process referred to as thermochemiluminescence that was previously reported only in solution.  The findings demonstrate that this fundamental process of transduction of energy – heat, applied to a material, generates light – can be achieved in pure solid materials of millimeter or centimeter size.  In general, chemiluminescence reactions are only known to be possible in solution (a process that, for example, allows glow sticks to give off light) where typically two chemicals easily react, resulting in the emission of ......read more

MENA education sector offers huge potential for business growth

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 28 February 2019 – Highlighting the huge potential for growth of their businesses in the Middle East, exhibitors at GESS Dubai 2019 said there is vast scope for service providers to introduce latest technologies in the region and make the next generation ready for the 21st century skill sets. GESS Dubai, which concluded on Thursday at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is the biggest education conference and exhibition in the MENA region. This year the show hosted exhibitors and country pavilions from Bahrain, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, India, Italy, Jordan, Korea, Turkey, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom and the United States showcasing a wide range of products and solutions from innovative edtech (such as VR/AR, STEAM, robotics, lab equipment, mobile apps) teaching aides as well as ......read more

International Institute for Tolerance in Dubai partners with Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government

Both parties have signed an MoU for collaborative research, training and certification in the field of tolerance Dubai, 28, February 2019: The International Institute for Tolerance (IIT), a part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) to form an ongoing strategic partnership between the two parties in the areas of training, certification and research on tolerance for local and international communities.  The agreement was signed by Dr. Hamad Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Managing Director of IIT, and Dr. Ali Sebaa Al-Marri, Executive President of MBRSG on 28 February 2019. The two sides expressed their enthusiasm towards the MoU, considering it a significant step towards a fruitful long-term ......read more

Zain Iraq, CMC and Ericsson launch the first IoT competition for university students

In a joint initiative, Zain Iraq, Ericsson and CMC have launched a competition to explore IoT opportunities The award aims to highlight the potentials of Iraqi youth and promote new connectivity concepts Dubai, United Arab Emirates - February 27, 2019:  Zain Iraq and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) have announced an IoT Competition for Universities for students in Iraq. The first-of-its-kind competition will run for six weeks during which the students are invited to present use cases to address the possibilities of 5G-IoT and industry digitalization and ultimately capture their full business potential. The competition is supported by the Communication and Media Commission (CMC) in Iraq as part of its initiative (Du3M 2025) with an aim to engage millennials from top Iraqi universities in identifying innovations that will ......read more

Dubai Cares' program in Pakistan marks a new milestone with 55% increase in pre-primary enrolment and 61% transition to primary school

The AED 19.7 million (USD 5.3 million) program impacted 431,372 school children across 438 schools in 3 provinces Dubai Cares supports a new research to address female youth unemployment and lack of early childhood care services    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 February, 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has successfully completed a 3-year program in Pakistan which has resulted in significant improvement in learning outcomes, enrolment and transitions from pre-primary to primary education among 431,372 school children. The AED 19,780,082 (USD 5,384,533) program was implemented in Punjab, Sindh and Baluchistan provinces in partnership with Idara-e-Taleem—o-Aagahi (ITA).   To achieve holistic experiential learning among children and to promote ......read more

ADEK: Special edition of ‘lema?' presented in schools and malls in the Al Dhafra region as part of UAE Innovation Month

Abu Dhabi, 18 February 2019:  Abu Dhabi Department of Education And Knowledge (ADEK) has launched a special tour of the educational program "lema?" In the Dhafra area as part of the UAE Innovation Month.  To celebrate the special month long calendar of innovative events a series of educational lema workshops took place in 9 schools in Al Dhafra, and for the first time ever, these were offered to the public at City Mall in Madinat Zayed  The lema? team offered the students and visitors numerous events and interactive workshops such as the Nutty Robot and Hydraulic Arm Challenge. The ‘Secrets of Space’ show, one of the most popular sessions in the history of the lema? programme, also made a welcome return as pupils got to explore the wonders of the solar system by entering a portable planetarium ......read more

Expo Centre in Didacta 2019 - Germany to promote for the International Education Show 2020 in Sharjah

Sharjah - Cologne, 24 February 2019 Expo Centre Sharjah concluded its participation in Didacta - die Bildungsmesse in Cologne, Germany, one of the largest educational shows in Europe held from February 19 to 23, in order to enhance the ties with European partners, especially in the education sector and to promote for the International Education Show 2020 in Sharjah. Expo Center's booth displayed a variety of leading educational resources as well as information on the UAE education sector and the advantages of taking part in the International Education Show as a key gateway to the GCC and Middle East market. The booth also highlighted Sharjah's infrastructure as an ideal destination for international conferences and exhibitions, in accordance with the vision of H.H. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and ......read more

Year of Tolerance logo inspires ADU's new Al Ain campus design

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 23 February, 2019: Opening its doors later this year, Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) new Al Ain campus is architecturally inspired by the Ghaf Tree, the logo of the Year of Tolerance.  His Excellency Dr. Ali Saeed bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, Chairman of ADU’s Board of Directors, commented, “We proudly chose the Ghaf tree, the logo of the Year of Tolerance, to be the focus of the design of our new campus in Al Ain as it has witnessed our historic journey as a nation under the wise leadership of our late founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.” The Ghaf tree is a symbol of tolerance, strength, prosperity and stability. The four elements of the tree were taken into account during all phases of the design and implementation of the new campus, down to its finest detail. ......read more

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July 19, 2018:  Skyline University College has signed an agreement with Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority as the official Tour Guide Training Program provider for Sharjah tour guides. The agreement was signed by SCTDA Chairman, Mr. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa and SUC Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council, Mr. Nitin Anand. The pilot run of the proposed program was ......read more

One Day Course in Dealing with and Managing Difficult Stakeholders…

July 19, 2018:  Skyline University College has welcomed 24 participants from Nigeria for the One Day Course in Dealing With and Managing Difficult Stakeholders on June 27, 2018 at SUC Campus.  The resource speakers of the program were SUC Head of Academics-School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar; Head of Academics-School of Information Technology, Dr. Deepak Kalra; and Professor, Dr. ......read more

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University's Chancellor attends graduation ceremony of 26th Academic ...…

Dundee, July 16, 2018 - Dr. Mansour Al-Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), attended the closing ceremony of the 26th session of the ‘Multiculturalism and Leadership Skills Program - Academic Training Programme (ATP)’ organized by Al Maktoum College of Higher Education at Old Course Hotel in Dundee, Scotland under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin ......read more

Storytel Arabia optimistic about continuing growth of audiobook industry in Arab world…

July 08, 2018: Sweden-based Storytel Arabia, the newly-launched division of Europe’s leading platform for audiobooks, remains confident on the growth of the audiobook industry in the GCC and the greater Middle East region, saying that digital technologies continue to be among the key elements that will help drive the audiobook service in the steadily rising market. Storytel’s entry ......read more

Sandooq Al Watan and DarkMatter Launch Second Phase of "Emirati Coder"…

Initiative follows successful first stage which was launched in January 2018 Abu Dhabi, July 7, 2018:  Sandooq Al Watan, the national initiative launched by prominent Emirati businessmen to support research projects that are in line with the UAE’s vision to diversify beyond oil, today announced the start of the second phase of the Emirati Coder programme.  The programme was ......read more

UK College of Business & Computing inaugurates its first International campus in DIAC…

Inaugurated by Mr. Mohammad Abdullah, Managing Director of Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) & Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) the launch was well attended by the UKCBC Board of Governors, distinguished guests, senior KHDA executives and other key dignitaries.  UK College of Business and Computing(UKCBC) is the first branch of a UK Technical and vocational Education and Training ......read more

Bachelor of Pharmacy Receives International Certification from ACPE…

Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018:  Ajman University’s Bachelor of Pharmacy program has been granted International Certification by the US-based Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).  The ACPE’s favorable decision comes after due consideration of the Evaluation Team Report (ETR), the College’s Self-Study Report, and the recommendations of ACPE’s ......read more

L3 Cts Cadets to Train at Etihad Aviation Training in Abu Dhabi…

Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018:  L3 Commercial Training Solutions (CTS) and Etihad Aviation Training (EAT) have signed an agreement enabling cadets enrolled on the L3 Airline Academy Integrated ATPL course to undertake foundation flight training at EAT’s training facility in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The agreement will increase L3’s capacity for flight training, enabling it to ......read more

The Annual Skyline Iftar at Skyline University College…

Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018:  Breaking the fast during Ramadan is traditionally done together as a community. In observance of the holy month, Skyline University College alumni, parents, and students have come together for the annual Iftar Dinner with the Skyline faculty and staff community on May 30, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. The hall was filled with familiar faces, relishing the ......read more

Horizon International School's Got Talent: Students Showcase Spectacular Performances…

Over 35 students, from 20 different nationalities competed across 10 varied categories United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 1st July 2018:   Horizon International hosted - ‘Horizon’s Got Talent’ show at the school Auditorium.  Children of multiple nationalities from years 4-10 took to stage to display some spectacular performances. Over 35 students competed in varied ......read more

Emirates Intellectual Property Association emphasizes important role of intellectual property in ...…

June 30, 2018: The Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA) emphasized on the need to create more solid mechanisms and guidelines covering strict intellectual property rights (IPR) applications within the government sector--underscoring the importance of unifying efforts to develop an integrated system for intellectual and creative production that fall in line with the country's ......read more

International researchers attend first workshop held at AUS Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC)…

Sharjah, UAE. June 27, 2018:  An international workshop on geospatial research in Gulf coastal environments featuring renowned researchers from around the world has recently been concluded at American University of Sharjah (AUS). The two-day event was held in the Main Building on campus.   This was the first workshop that the Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC) at AUS has organized. ......read more

Skyline Suhoor Night 2018…

Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2018:  On the night of Skyline Suhoor, Skyline University College brought together its strategic alliances and partners such as consul generals, government officials, corporate leaders, members of the business councils and social clubs, school principals, and media at Al Majlis, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai on June 6, 2018. The Skyline team headed by Mr. Kamal Puri, Chairman ......read more

KHDA accredited Parent Education Courses equip parents with positive parenting tools…

The courses offer a range of topics relevant to today’s environment including the positive use of digital media, keeping children safe on the internet, managing behavior and others  June 19, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   With the rapid changes in family structure, parenting is now far challenging than it used to be. Recent researches endorse that parents are increasingly struggling ......read more

Brighton College Going to School on Single Use Plastics…

Brighton College Al Ain hopes to eliminate single use plastics this year, with school lunches already banned from having single use plastics inside. Single use plastics or disposable plastics are items like zip lock bags, straws, disposable cutlery, plastic bottles and food packaging that are used once and thrown away. Using World Oceans Day (WOD), 8 June, to highlight the problem of plastic ......read more

Emirates Aviation University announces new scholarship awards…

Dubai, UAE, 11 June 2018:   Emirates Aviation University (EAU) has announced that it will be awarding ‘top achiever’ scholarships to high school students applying to its undergraduate business and engineering programmes. A total of 50 scholarship awards will be presented to students, based on merit rather than their financial circumstances.   The scholarship ......read more

FBMA Launches The Fatima Bint Mubarak Sports Library…

The first dedicated sports library in the UAE makes information easy and accessible to the Abu Dhabi community Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 11th 2018:   The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) announced that it has contributed a plethora of books to the Abu Dhabi Ladies Club (ADLC) seeing the construction of the first dedicated sports library in the UAE: The Fatima Bint Mubarak ......read more

Nursery children prepare custom-made educational packs for the underprivileged…

British Orchard Nursery chain contributes 300 boxes for the ‘Lakum’ initiative this Ramadan May 30, 2018; Dubai, UAE:  In the true charitable spirit of Ramadan, young children of British Orchard Nursery across all its branches in the UAE created custom-made packages for their counterparts around the world. Contributing to Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum’s ......read more

‘Think Science' Ambassadors Participate in the Prominent Intel International Science and ...…

Five ‘Made in the UAE’ projects showcased along with projects from 75 countries 11 Think Science Ambassadors were invited to compete with over 1,800 students from over 75 nations 8 female and 3 male high school students from UAE public and private schools travelled to Pittsburg in the USA to attend world’s largest high school science competition. Abu Dhabi, UAE ......read more

University of Balamand in Dubai receives licence to offer Professional Teaching Diploma program…

Dubai, May 19, 2018:  Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that the University of Balamand in Dubai [UOBD] has been licensed to offer the Professional Teaching Diploma program at its new campus in Dubai Investments Park [DIP], effective September 2018. The university has been accredited by the ......read more

Dubai's Ambassador School Students Emerge as World Toppers in ICSE and ISC Exams…

DUBAI – May 15, 2018:  Ambassador School, one of the largest Indian schools in Dubai, has announced that its students emerged as global toppers in the examinations of Indian curriculum the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) for Grade 10 and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) for Grade 12.  The school’s students achieved top ranking in the world and UAE in ......read more

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