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GEMS Education students shine with excellent A-Level examination results

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  15, August 2019:   GEMS Education students in the UAE celebrated this morning outstanding results achieved during the A-Level examinations.   This year, GEMS students in the UAE have once again exceeded expectations. Nearly 600 students sat over 1700 A Level examinations.     Across all GEMS school, 33% of entries achieved an A* or A grade. A particular highlight was Jumeirah College who again celebrate outstanding results, in over 420 examinations 16 per cent achieved an A* grade and 47 per cent achieved an A* or A grade. Of the 140 students sitting A Levels in the school, 30 achieved all A* or A grades.   These incredible results break records again at Jumeirah College. In over 420 examinations 16% were at A* and 47% were at A* or A grade. There ......read more

British Orchard Nursery collaborates with Department of Finance to open its 22nd branch in the UAE

The preschool aims to raise the happiness level for working mothers by bringing nursery education for their little ones at their doorstep Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  14, August 2019:  Dubai, UAE  UAE’s largest preschool chain, British Orchard Nursery has collaborated with the Department of Finance to open a nursery at the DOF headquarters in His Highness the Ruler’s Court. The preschool aims to raise the happiness level among its employees and create a work-life balance for working mothers by bringing their little ones closer to their workplace, while providing the latter with premium nursery education.  Abdulrahman Saleh Al Saleh, DOF Director General, and Abdullah bin Zayed Al Falasi, Director General of the Dubai Government Human Resources Department, both cut the ceremonial ribbon, in the ......read more

GEMS Education offers up some expert ways to get your children to read in the late summer months

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  08, August 2019:   For most parents, summer’s lengthy days and slower pace, lends itself well for children to be lost in the pleasure of imaginative books. In reality the kids tend to try and avoid summer reading, considering it to be ‘homework.’   Michelle Forbes, Principal, GEMS Al Barsha National School for Girls shares some insightful tips on how to encourage children to head to the bookshelf or download material via a reading app, to become engrossed in stories beyond gaming and television.    1. Be a reading role model   Children tend to take cues from adults. Parents need not be avid readers themselves, only a simple effort is required to pick up a book so that younger and impressionable family members are seen reading daily. ......read more

Applications now open for Emirati startup incubation program, Ibtikari

● Organized by Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) and startAD, Ibtikari 5.0 will incubate twelve startups founded by UAE nationals ● Six teams will have the opportunity to work with global experts and corporate partners, win a grant worth AED 10,000 from KFED, and be considered for further funding upon completion of the program   Abu Dhabi, UAE, July 30, 2019:  startAD, the Abu Dhabi based global accelerator powered by Tamkeen and anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED), has opened applications for Ibtikari 5.0, an intensive five-month incubation program aimed at helping UAE nationals advance their tech startups. Registration is available here and the deadline to apply is September 5, 2019.   The program will commence on ......read more

NYU Abu Dhabi announces recipients of 2020 Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholarship for Outstanding High School Students

Abu Dhabi, July 28, 2019 – Thirty-two high-achieving secondary school students have been selected to participate in the rigorous 18-month NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Summer Academy enrichment program as recipients of the 2020 Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholarship for Outstanding High School Students.   Now in its ninth year, the program offers an immersive educational experience that prepares Abu Dhabi-based Emirati students for entry into top-tier English-language universities throughout the world — including NYUAD. The students were selected based on consideration of their academic achievement, English-language comprehension, motivation to attend college, leadership and interpersonal skills, and potential for growth and improvement.   The program curriculum focuses on the development of critical thinking, ......read more

Holding the door: Researchers journey to Greenland to investigate mechanisms controlling ice sheet collapse

New radar technology allowed geoscientists from the University of South Florida (USF) and New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) to look at Greenland’s dynamic ice-ocean interface – Earth’s last frontier Abu Dhabi, UAE – July 21, 2019: Greenland’s land mass of more than 2.1 million km2 is largely covered with glaciers, and their melting fuels as much as one-fifth of global sea-level rise. That’s why a team of USF and NYUAD geoscientists’ new discovery of a mechanism that allows these glaciers to collapse into the sea has special significance for the low-lying coastal areas, such as the ones in the UAE. In a new research published in Nature Communications, USF geoscientists Tim Dixon and Surui Xie, along with co-authors David Holland, Irena Vaňková, and Denis Voytenko at NYU and NYU ......read more

Canadian University Dubai partners with hospitality industry players to boost tourism sector skills

Goal: Meet the demand expected to be triggered by Dubai’s 2025 target to attract 25 million visitors annually   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  18 July  2019:  ​ Canadian University Dubai has recently joined forces with two more leading names in the hospitality industry to help boost the skills supply to the UAE tourism sector as Dubai prepares to attract 25 million visitors by 2025. Under the two new agreements, the University will collaborate with Copthorne Hotel Dubai, a member of the Millennium Hotels Group, and Ibis Styles Hotels Jumeirah, to foster education-industry initiatives that will help increase workforce capacity in support of the Dubai Tourism Strategy.  The goal to become the most visited city in the world was revealed last year by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid ......read more

Dubai-Based Schools Operator GEMS MENASA Assigned Preliminary 'B' Ratings; Outlook Stable

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  14 July  2019:  GEMS MENASA (GEMS) is the largest K-12 schools operator in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with EBITDA margins of about 30%-35% and good cash flow visibility. The company proposes to fully refinance its capital structure through the issuance of $1,650 million term loan B and senior secured notes, leading to an opening leverage of adjusted debt to EBITDA of about 7.5x in fiscal 2019. We are assigning our preliminary 'B' ratings to GEMS and to the company's secured first-lien loan and bond. The stable outlook reflects our view of broadly stable EBITDA margins and positive free operating cash flow (FOCF) generation, with expected S&P Global Ratings-adjusted debt to EBITDA of 6.5x-7.0x in 2020.    

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First results from Arc Skills' programme show how gamification can transform education in UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  14 July  2019:  Arc Skills, the world’s first lifelong learning company, has developed a unique gamified programme to teach a comprehensive set of 21st century skills in UAE schools, and it is showing its first, extremely positive, results. Every one of the 1,200 children taught across nine UAE schools – including Our Own English High School, Al Ain; GEMS Modern Academy; and GEMS New Millennium – has developed new competencies through the programme. The UAE-based company’s SOAR Skills 21 programme utilises engaging team activities, interactive quizzes, technology and gamification to immerse students in an alternate world of superheroes and supervillains to teach skills such as self-management, communication, collaboration and problem solving.  In a ......read more

Canadian University Dubai joins Silk-Road Universities Network

Top CUD officials invited to attend the Network’s 5th General Assembly in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in September  Dubai, July 11, 2019:  Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is among the newest members of the Silk-Road Universities Network, an innovative transnational higher education association that aims to foster peace and understanding through cultural activities, arts, heritage preservation and research. Established in 2015, the Network consists of over 70 international institutions along the lines of the historic Silk Road, spanning Europe, the Middle East and Asia. It seeks to promote the exchange of ideas between intellectuals, culminating in decisive actions that transcend national, religious, and cultural boundaries.  Through education and training, the universities within the network are committed to ......read more

GEMS Education students excel in IB exams

• Students outperform international averages and achieve outstanding results across the board • Two students (GEMS Modern Academy and GEMS Wellington International School) achieve full marks putting them in top performing 1% across the world.   • GEMS Educations students’ average pass rate of 94 per cent • Best ever results for GEMS Education      Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  06 July  2019:   GEMS Education students studying International Baccalaureate (IB) have continued to perform above international averages, as confirmed by the latest IB examination results released on 5 July 2019. This year’s cohort achieved the best ever results for GEMS Education, in terms of both pass rate and average points.   The students’ ......read more

GEMS Education schools are first in the UAE to be awarded High Performance Learning (HPL) World Class School status

• Jumeirah College, GEMS Royal Dubai School, Jumeirah Primary School and GEMS Wellington International School join the elite list of schools to be awarded the prestigious standing. • Only thirteen schools worldwide have been accredited, four of which are GEMS Education schools.  • Schools met demanding standards to complete HPL’s rigorous 2-year World Class School Award scheme   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  30 June 2019:     GEMS Education schools are the first in the UAE, and four of only thirteen schools worldwide, to have been accredited as High Performance Learning (HPL) World Class Schools. Jumeirah College, Royal Dubai School, Jumeirah Primary School and GEMS Wellington International School have been recognised with the prestigious status based on their exceptional ......read more

UAEU professor looks at cultural struggles experienced by social workers

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 27 June 2019:  As a black African British academic, and social worker, Dr Prospera Tedam used her background to research struggles experienced by social workers in the United Kingdom when working with people from different culture and ethnic backgrounds. The assistant professor in social work at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) recently published a book, in collaboration with a professor from Nottingham, entitled Cultural Diversity in Child Protection. Cultural Competence in Practice. “One of the key issues we find in social work practice in the UK is that some social workers struggle when they are working with families, children and clients from black and minority ethnic background,” she explained. “They struggle in the sense that it can be difficult for them to ......read more

GEMS Education schools partner with Dubai Cares to raise AED 500,000 for charity

The Millennium School along with GEMS Jumeirah Primary School raised over AED 320,000 and AED 160,000 respectively in support of Dubai Cares’ ‘Adopt a School’ initiative     Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 26 June 2019:   Two GEMS Education schools, The Millennium School and GEMS Jumeirah Primary School have collectively raised AED 500,000 for Dubai Cares ‘Adopt a School’ initiative, which will go towards the establishment of new community-based schools in Nepal and Cambodia.   His Excellency, Dr. Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares said: “It’s overwhelming to see students from The Millennium School and GEMS Jumeirah Primary School, come together to help enable their peers in other parts of the world to flourish in their educational journey. ......read more

Child Obesity and Plastic Pollution, How Parents and Schools can Fight Both Battles – Easily!

 Child obesity and plastic pollution are of grave concern in the UAE  School lunch box delivery service, Petit Gourmet, offers nutritional eating with zero-waste, positively influencing child health and the environment 26 June 2019, Dubai, UAE:  The threats are real. In the UAE, child obesity and plastic pollution are affecting our lives and those of future generations. However, they can be slowed or stopped, and it starts locally.  Luckily, parents and schools can positively influence children’s health and environmental choices now to impact their future lives. Children’s fun, healthy, sustainable and hassle-free lunch box delivery service, Petit Gourmet, tackles both problems head-on with gusto and a French-twist, ready for the new Dubai academic school year 2019-20. A recent study ......read more

ADU celebrates another year of success following 2020 QS World University Rankings

• The university increased its global ranking by 3% • ADU moved from the third to the second global position for international faculty • Academic reputation and citations per faculty were the other two indicators that showcased significant progress   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 25 June 2019:  Showcasing the results of its achievements in the last year, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has once again been named among the top 701-750 universities globally, according to the prestigious 2020 QS World University Rankings. The internationally accredited institution also increased its global ranking by 3% as showcased in this year’s results.   The recently released rankings demonstrate ADU’s focus on academic quality, research and international faculty, as shown in the increase in the ......read more

Ras Al Khaimah seeks to educate its youth through Artificial Intelligence project

RAK Academy and the Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research team up for discounted coding boot camps June 25 2019, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates:  Ras Al Khaimah is ensuring its young people and professionals are up to speed with the latest developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) by launching discounted summer boot camps.  RAK Academy, in cooperation with the Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research, has recently launched RAK-a-CODE, which aims to improve people’s knowledge and expertise in Computer Science, Machine Learning and AI. Sponsored by RAK Economic Zone (RAKEZ), this initiative is in line with the UAE Governments goal of adopting AI and its uses in various key strategic sectors. AI is expected to become a US$300 billion (AED1.1 trillion) global ......read more

GEMS Education launches break-through app ‘GEMS Connect' for parents

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 25 June 2019:   As part of its commitment to establish an end-to-end parent engagement platform for enhanced customer journeys, GEMS Education has launched its very own parent app, GEMS Connect for Apple and Android devices.    Designed to address the needs of existing as well as potential parents, GEMS Connect eases parents’ ability to interact with schools for a host of administrative services and information.    The intuitive app enables unified access to all matters related to GEMS Education schools and the wider ecosystem, such as the ability to procure products and services. The comprehensive dashboard provides parents with a holistic overview of all student-related information under one single umbrella.    Key features include the ability ......read more

ADU's engineering students build practical skills during site visit to the new Al Ain campus

Abu Dhabi—23 June 2019: In an effort to encourage practical work experience, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) organized visits to the new Al Ain campus construction site for civil engineering students and members of the ADU community from other Colleges. The aim of the technical visits was to provide the students with first-hand experience in working on-site and provide insight into the new campus’s state-of-the-art facilities. The exercise also bridged the gap between theoretical engineering concepts taught during lectures and applying these notions in real life. Furthermore, the other site visits were conducted for students from different colleges to note the progress of the Al Ain campus. Commenting on the visit, Dr. Mohamed Fteiha, Interim Director of the Al Ain campus, said, “These technical visits to our new Al ......read more

GEMS Education participates in UK MENA Education Summit

Global Chief Education Officer of GEMS Education Sir Christopher Stone chaired the summit and delivered keynote address  Sir Christopher Stone also led and spoke at ‘Understanding the Regulatory Nuances of Operating in KSA and UAE’ panel in the Summit      June 20, 2019 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education participated in the UK Middle East Education Summit, a platform that brought together high-profile speakers, decision makers, Middle East officials and representatives of trade bodies, held at RSA in London.    The Summit was chaired by Global Chief Education Officer of GEMS Education Sir Christopher Stone, who also led a K-12 panel on ‘Understanding the Regulatory Nuances of Operating in KSA and UAE’, which evaluated the regulatory framework in KSA and ......read more

GEMS Education wins at ‘Loyalty Magazine Awards 2019'

• GEMS Rewards programme named the ‘Regional Loyalty Champion of the Year’ for Middle East and Africa  • The programme gets recognised for delivering significant value and purpose    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 19 June 2019:  GEMS Education, the leading K-12 school operator has won at the prestigious ‘Loyalty Magazine Awards 2019’ under the Middle East and Africa category for its GEMS Rewards loyalty programme, and named the ‘Regional Loyalty Champion of the Year’ for Middle East and Africa.    The award was collected by Elmarie Venter, Chief Enrolment, Marketing, Communications and Corporate Relations at GEMS Education and Sugam Bhasin, Vice President - Marketing at GEMS Education at a gala ceremony held in the Pavilion, Tower of London, ......read more

Jumeirah College Dubai celebrates remarkable ‘Graduation Day'

• Outstanding school in Dubai gives heart-warming send-off to 140 high school students  • Families and friends come together to celebrate Graduation Day as students get placed at leading international universities   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 June 2019:   Over 140 students from Jumeirah College Dubai took their walk across the stage to accept their certificates at a grand Graduation Ceremony held in the presence of royal guests, school management, teaching staff and families. Special guests included His Highness Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, whose son Sheikh Khalifa Bin Saeed Al Maktoum is in the graduating year. Also present was Dino Varkey, Chief Executive Officer of GEMS Education.    Rated as an Outstanding school for nine consecutive years, Jumeirah ......read more

Begin a new journey at Middlesex University Dubai this September

There’s still time to apply and discover a truly unique learning experience Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 June 2019:   As another academic year nears to a close, Middlesex University Dubai encourages students exploring their options for higher education to apply for its September 2019 intake and discover a learning experience tailored to meet your needs.   The University provides a Quality UK Degree and a truly unique student experience, with a vibrant campus life - home to over 3,200 students from across more than 100 nationalities, facilitating the exchange of ideas, perspectives, and cultures on a global scale.  With a range of foundation pathways, undergraduate, and postgraduate programmes available, the University introduces students to a world of possibilities and opportunities right ......read more

Emirates Post invites young people to enter international letter writing competition'

Universal Postal Union’s (UPU) annual competition champions the art of writing amongst schoolchildren Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15 June 2019:  Emirates Post, the leading postal and express delivery provider in the region, is encouraging schoolchildren to rediscover the art of letter writing by entering the UPU International Letter Writing Competition.  Now in its 48th year, the prestigious competition is organised by Emirates Post as part of the global activity of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), a United Nations body that oversees the world’s post. Since 1971, the UPU has invited young writers aged between 10-15 years old to write letters on a given theme to be in with a chance of winning exciting prizes. “Write a letter to your hero” is the inspirational theme of the 2019 competition, ......read more

Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development Calls on Citizens to Participate in Education Survey

The deadline for returning the questionnaire is June by 20, 2019 Sharjah, 12 June 2019:  As the deadline for participating in the Sustainable Education Survey 2019 nears, the Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development (DSCD) has called on Emirati Sharjah citizens to respond to the survey by submitting the completed questionnaires by June 20, 2019 at the latest. The survey has been launched in cooperation with the University of Sharjah (UoS). According to DSCD, the survey aims at collecting and analysing data on the educational qualifications of Emirati Sharjah citizens in the Emirate. The study is focused on those who hold a diploma, higher diploma, bachelor's or master's degree or Ph.D. or equivalent degree. It also includes students who have graduated from High school recently and wish to pursue ......read more

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

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

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MENA education sector offers huge potential for business growth…

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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, ......read more

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

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 ......read more

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MBRU launches Design Lab to nurture and accelerate life-changing innovations in healthcare…

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Gulf Center for Aviation Studies Receives NCEMA Accreditation…

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Emirates Foundation's Think Science Fair 2019 Kicks-off with 1850 finalists nationwide…

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Eskc Junior round two triumph for GEMS WSO…

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DUBAI- February 2, 2019: Credence High School, a ‘GOOD’ rated CBSE curriculum school which is home to students from over 30 nationalities, will host the fifth edition of the annual UAE Quiz Masters Tournament, the largest inter-school quiz competition in the UAE on Thursday, February 7, 2019, in the auditorium of the sprawling campus of Credence High School.  Following the ......read more

Abu Dhabi University set to showcase new programs at International Education Show…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 29 January, 2019:   Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, is set to showcase a wide range of its undergraduate and postgraduate academic programs at the 15th International Education Show, the UAE’s leading Higher Education event. Welcoming students, parents and the ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Allocates AED13 Million for Scholarships and Financial Aid…

AED151 million in scholarships awarded since its inception Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 26 January 2019:   Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has allocated AED13 million to scholarships and financial aid for the second semester of the academic year 2018-2019, which will begin on 24 February. The scholarship amount has benefited around 1,700 financially challenged ......read more

ADNOC Schools' inaugural Careers and University Fair guides students towards a transformative future…

Over 17 leading UAE universities joined representatives from the Military Academy to help students explore their academic and career opportunities RAK Bank also attended to help students prepare for their financial futures The event supports the UAE leadership’s progress in strengthening its knowledge-based economy through an educated and empowered youth Abu Dhabi, UAE – ......read more

Leaders Commit to Urgent Support for Refugee Education…

Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2019:  Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO of Save the Children International said: “While debates about immigration continue in Europe and the US, the vast majority of the world’s refugees are being hosted in low and middle-income countries like Jordan and Lebanon. These countries have generously welcomed millions of refugee children, but now they need support ......read more

Majid Al Futtaim launches regionally pioneering new Retail Business School in Dubai for ...…

 A regional first, the Majid Al Futtaim Retail Business School will support the professional development for 2,500 retail industry professionals each year  First facility in the region to incorporate state-of-the-art learning via Virtual Reality   The School will help champion the growth of home-grown UAE National and expatriate talent into high-performing management ......read more

Celebrating People of Determination…

SNF Family Funfair Return for the 12th Edition with a Host of New Additions and Activities Dubai, United Arab Emirates (January 23, 2019) Special Needs Future (SNF) Development Center - the specialized learning development and training center, is pleased to invite families along with their special little ones to join the 12th edition of Family Funfair on Friday, 25th January from 9am till 5pm. ......read more

Abu Dhabi University celebrates ‘Year of Zayed' milestones with closing ceremony…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 21 January 2019:   Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, today hosted a closing ceremony marking the end of its Year of Zayed program. The ceremony, which was attended by faculty and students, touched upon the milestones achieved by ADU during 2018, which served to ......read more

New research from NYU Abu Dhabi and the International Union for Conservation of Nature reports ...…

Fast facts: About 8% of bony fishes in the Arabian Gulf are threatened, double that of other assessed regions Major threats include overfishing and coastal development Highest threat is in species-rich nearshore areas Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 20, 2019:  According to new research from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), NYU Abu Dhabi, and other ......read more

Study Material to Read for CompTIA A+ 220-902 Exam?…

January 17, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: CompTIA A+ 220-902 is an exam that is given in order to get CompTIA A+ certification. This exam is a must for all the candidates who want to have entry level jobs in the field. This is a 90-minutes exam that comprises of 90 questions. The candidates have to pass the 220-901 exams before they can apply for this exam. This exam is pass by most of the IT ......read more

Talented Moroccan Students attract International Design Programs…

GROHE rewards design students from Art'Com Sup Design School as part of its Design Series program United Arab Emirates, Dubai , 17 January 2019 -   As part of its ongoing efforts to support and invest in university students, GROHE, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings, partnered with Art’Com Sup School of Design to introduce for the first time in Morocco ......read more

HBMSU Chancellor lectures on the future of higher education at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of ...…

HBMSU Chancellor: “Our goal is to make radical changes to transform future universities into knowledge hubs” University leads efforts to achieve Mohammed bin Rashid's vision to make Dubai a land of talent, great minds & ideas UAE, January 16, 2019- Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), set forward a futuristic vision to ......read more

Atton Institute Dubai launches Project Management Courses for PMP certification…

  January 17, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: The corporate training provider Atton Institute has extended starting February 2019 its list of courses by adding Project Management courses and certification. One of such courses is specially designed and recognized by Project Management Institute and is aimed to proceed with exam and certification as the PMP professional. The course takes five days ......read more

University of Turku collaborates with the International Maritime Consortium…

Both parties cooperates taking into consideration ship efficiency, environmental protection whilst prioritizing technological capabilities, safe operations and profit commitment Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:   Dubai based  Zaitoun Green Shipping L.L.C has recently announced that the University of Turku has joined the international maritime consortium as the selected ......read more

Canadian University Dubai (CUD) launches degree program in Climate Change in partnership with ...…

Students can begin their study at Dubai campus and then transfer to Canada to wrap up the unique program Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2019:   Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is offering UAE students a facility to complete a unique degree program combining Environmental Studies and Climate Change, beginning in Dubai and wrapping up in Canada, in partnership with the University of Prince ......read more

ADEK's Winter Activities Program in Abu Dhabi hailed a resounding success…

ABU DHABI: 10th January, 2019 -   The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) in cooperation with the UAE Ministry of Education, has successfully concluded the 2018/19 Winter Activities Program, which was held under the slogan, The UAE Spirit Camp. Diverse program events ran from 16th December to 10th January 2019 where 1,160 students participated in three main ......read more

Highest Marks in UK Exams in the Middle East achieved by UAE Based School - ISCS Muwaileh…

 Students of ISCS Muwaileh ranked among the top achievers for the Outstanding Pearson Learner Awards in the UAE and the Middle East  Sharjah, 09 January 2019:   Continuing with numerous past successes in obtaining top accolades in the region, the International School of Creative Science Muwaileh (ISCS), managed by Bukhatir Education Advancement & Management (BEAM), has ......read more

Abu Dhabi University's newest building to be named in honor of ‘Umm Al Emarat'…

Under the directive of Hamdan bin Zayed Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 5 January, 2019:   Under the directive of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and President of Abu Dhabi University’s Board of Regents, Abu Dhabi University is set to name the newest building on its Abu Dhabi Campus ‘Umm Al Emarat’—mother ......read more

New NYUAD research suggests that “Actin” - a cytoskeletal protein - is critical in genome ...…

Research holds potential for the development of personalized medicines   Fast facts One of the most fascinating questions in biology is how genes are regulated during development and differentiation when cells acquire a specific identity This research suggests for the first time that Actin is critical in regulating the genome during “neurogenesis” – a process ......read more

Sharjah Education Council signs agreement with Bukhatir Education…

Advancement and Management "Beam" to manage Khalifah Al-Hamzah Private School in Al-Madam, Sharjah Sharjah, UAE, 31  December 2018:   Sharjah Education Council has signed an agreement with Bukhatir Education Advancement and Management (Beam) to manage the first private school in Al Madam, Sharjah. The agreement was signed by Dr. Saeed Musabbeh Al Kaabi, President ......read more

Repton Abu Dhabi Showcases Apple Distinguished Digital Learning Excellence…

Digital Literacy Summit witnessed educators and students from Abu Dhabi schools learn about benefits of digital learning and IT in the classroom The school has been officially recognised by tech giant Apple as an Apple Distinguished School for the second time and is regarded as a leading light in the use of digital technology to advance education Candidate for first mission to Mars, ......read more

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