Dubai, United Arab Emirates – June 06 2020: Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting, says schools in the Middle East will need to implement a carefully planned and strategically phased approach to opening up following the deep impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the region.
The opening strategies, according to Oliver Wyman, must include a pre-opening, opening and post-opening framework and entail fundamental changes to logistics, processes and procedures to ensure safety and a smooth opening of operations for school communities.
Releasing a report called ‘Re-opening Schools Post Covid-19’, Oliver Wyman said schools will need to train staff with enhanced roles for nurses, facilities managers and counsellors. Other preparatory activities include physical space and scenario planning in case ......read more
Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance
The Class of 2020 Students Illuminate The World’s Tallest Building
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6th June 2020: Canadian University Dubai made history last night as it became the first university in the world to display images of its graduating class on the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. The ceremony was the leading Dubai based university’s 10th graduation event, and recognized its class of 2020 by illuminating one of the most iconic buildings in the world with the faces of this year’s graduates.
The virtual graduation ceremony took place in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance, as well as the university’s chancellor, ......read more
• GEMS Our Own English High School Sharjah – Girls tops ‘Outstanding Schools’ category for providing an enriching environment for students to achieve excellence
• GEMS Our Own English High School Sharjah – Boys placed second in ‘Outstanding Schools’ category and sees one of its students named ‘Most Distinguished and Excellent Student’
• GEMS Millennium School – Sharjah student also recognised with ‘Most Distinguished and Excellent Student’ award
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 01, 2020: Three GEMS Education schools were recognised in this year’s prestigious Sharjah Award for Excellence and Educational Excellence. GEMS Our Own English High School Sharjah – Girls (OOS) placed first in the ‘Outstanding ......read more
• Launched as part of the ‘Rize Enrichment Programs’, the program aims to equip high school students ahead of their journey towards higher education
• Following its inauguration in February of this year, the program is now delivered virtually in keeping with social distancing measures to limit the spread of COVID-19
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 30, May 2020: In a bid to provide comprehensive support for grades 9-12 students in Abu Dhabi developing their post-secondary goals and aspirations, the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has introduced the Rize University Preparation and Career Guidance Program. A subset of Rize Enrichment Programs, this new program aims to equip high school students with the necessary guidance, tools, and resources to prepare them for their future university ......read more
• Awards mark culmination of annual Global Innovation Challenge, which sees thousands of students develop solutions to world’s biggest problems
• Winners selected from a shortlist of 150 young innovators, who pitched their ideas and inventions to a panel of industry leaders, experts and investors
• Participants took part in a first-of-its-kind virtual bootcamp, gaining insights into various aspects of business and entrepreneurship
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 28, 2020: The final stages of this year’s Global Innovation Challenge (GIC), which culminated in the annual GEMS Innovation Awards on 21 May, were held in suitably ground-breaking fashion, with close to 4,000 attendees from the UAE, UK and Egypt. The award ceremony marked the end of a journey of an intensive ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2020: As a result of the current situation, families are facing extended periods of social distancing. To help families enjoy their time together, Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority offers parents guidance on how to help their children thrive at remote schooling and tips on how to engage children effectively.
There is a huge difference between elective ‘homeschooling’ and adapting to it very unexpectedly, but there many ways families can balance multiple children’s workloads whilst considering each child’s individual needs and keeping on top of learning schedules. During this time, it is important to recognise that this is an abnormal situation to be in, so be kind to yourself and look at the positives in every situation.
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The winning submission, Haweia – an Arabic term meaning identity – will officially be unveiled at NYU Abu Dhabi, and will then tour to other UAE locations in November 2020
Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 20, 2020: Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan Al Nahyan, NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), in partnership with Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF), has announced the winners of the eighth edition of The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award 2020. The winning trio are architecture students from the American University of Sharjah (AUS): Sara Mohamed from Egypt, Laura AlDhahi from Kuwait, and Sahil Rattha Singh from India.
The winning submission, titled Haweia – an Arabic term meaning “identity” – will be a sculptural installation with a smooth exterior façade of ......read more
• Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Award for Excellence, under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan, is presented to female students at GEMS Education schools in the UAE
• The award includes a scholarship covering a year’s tuition fee at their respective school
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 18, 2020: GEMS Education honoured 41 female students in the UAE with the prestigious Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Award for Excellence. Each of these young achievers represents an inspiring story about academic success and overcoming the odds through sheer determination to surpass all expectations and set new benchmarks.
GEMS Education celebrated the achievements of this year’s winners virtually in an online tribute, honouring its annual commitment to ......read more
• ADU’s successful face shield prototype will be sent to hospitals in Abu Dhabi
• The University also developed 1000 clips, a part of the face masks, for hospitals
• The face shield was created using equipment available at ADU at the hands of the University’s experts
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—17 May 2020: Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Engineering (COE) has rallied its engineering labs to join the fight against COVID-19. The university has been working closely with hospitals in Abu Dhabi and was able to produce over 1000 clips required for face masks using the University’s state-of-the-art 3D printers, within the course of just two days. Additionally, and in a bid to support the local healthcare sector and help flatten the curve of COVID-19, ADU ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12 May 2020: In a bid to ensure no student is left behind, the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has partnered with Yahsat to provide free satellite broadband services for distance learning students residing in the Al Dhafra Region. With ADEK’s support, Yahsat, the leading satellite operator in the UAE, will offer its services free of charge to ensure continuity of distance learning for students until the end of the current academic year.
This initiative is the latest in a series of strategic partnerships that ADEK forged with technology providers ahead of the transition to distance learning earlier in March of this year. These key partnerships seek to equip all schools and students with the needed resources, connectivity and devices to ensure that students can continue their ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 07, 2020: Deloitte’s D-180 program has just launched in the Middle East. D-180 is a digital mentoring program integral to Deloitte’s community response efforts to COVID-19. The program targets university graduates in their first few years in the workforce as well as high school and college students across the Middle East to provide them with mentoring and real work exposure by Deloitte volunteer professionals.
Deloitte’s D-180 program aims to equip mentees with support and skills to find meaningful work in the new economy. Deloitte mentors are paired with mentees to support them through virtual meetings along their skills building and employability journeys. They will also provide them with exposure to the world of work, and support them in ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; May 06, 2020: The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE) and Malia Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the preparation of AGFE scholars for employment transition.
Dr. Sonia Ben Jaafar, CEO of Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, and Mr. Roger Farhat, Talent Acquisition & Succession Planning Manager at Malia Group, signed the MoU during a virtual ceremony.
The objective of the MoU is to showcase a successful case study of collaboration between private sector and philanthropic entities in addressing regional transition challenges from education to employment.
Malia Group will be extending opportunities to AGFE Scholars in order for them to gain work experience and to develop key soft skills that are valued by employers and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 05, 2020: The University of Balamand Dubai (UOBD), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, the leading diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), announced on-time successful completion of the spring semester, end of April 2020, as a result of deploying effective and efficient distance learning resources, providing uncompromised access to quality programs and modules.
Following an unchanged spring 2020 course schedule, the timely completion of the semester has guaranteed steady progress for students on the pathway to completion of their degrees. For each course, students will complete assignments and research projects and return them electronically for grading by faculty, ensuring efficient and transparent assessment procedures. The ......read more
Abu Dhabi – May 5, 2020: The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Institute has launched an online Nobel Laureate Lecture Series, featuring six past lectures given by Nobel Laureates at The Institute. The series, available on The Institute’s YouTube channel, aims to connect audiences with leading thinkers and speakers from the comfort of their homes.
As members of the community practice physical distancing this Ramadan, they are invited to delve into topics that include how electricity powers our muscles, attempting to understand the origin of cellular life, and the implications of artificial intelligence on society and economics.
Speaking on the launch of the series, Director of Public Programming at The Institute Philip Kennedy commented: “The Institute is very keen to sustain the atmosphere of ......read more
Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, the British writer conducted weird and wonderful experiments from his laboratory to boost children’s interest in science
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 04 May, 2020: With the postponement of the 30th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) until next year, a number of authors and artists who were booked to appear at the event have instead been presenting Virtual Sessions from their own homes.
Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), the latest live stream took place on Thursday evening with Nick Arnold, the British writer of weird and wonderful science and history books for children. Presented from his laboratory in the UK, the online show gave viewers the chance to see ......read more
Sheikha Fekri’s design celebrates the beauty of ‘ghutra’, the traditional head scarf worn by Arab men
Dubai, May 3, 2020: Parking meters in certain areas of Dubai have started sporting an arty look, following a unique initiative launched by Brand Dubai and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
One of the artists whose works were selected to be featured on the parking meters is Sheikha Fekri, an Emirati student of Environmental Health Management at Canadian University Dubai (CUD).
The move to add a touch of art to the parking meters is a joint project between Brand Dubai, the creative unit of the Government of Dubai Media Office, and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to creatively revitalise parking spaces in key areas of Dubai. The objective is to turn Dubai into an open museum, with ......read more
- Almost 12 million learners affected in UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
- Prolonged school closures could lead to long-term economic effects
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – May 3 2020: Management consultancy Oliver Wyman estimates that due to the potential long-term closure of educational institutions, 0.1% to 0.4% of GDP will be lost for every four weeks of school closure.
The rapid spread of COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on countries’ education systems, some of which have been unprepared for the magnitude of the crisis. Addressing challenges and minimizing impact to education systems requires a holistic strategy from government that considers all key stakeholders including education leadership, suppliers and providers, in addition to beneficiaries ......read more
• Inspire UAE community members and visitors through the story of the union and the founding of the United Arab Emirates
• Consolidate the museum’s position as a cultural and educational centre as well as strengthen the relationship of the younger generation with it
• Hold workshops to develop participants’ writing skills and enhance their capabilities in creative expression
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3 May 2020: Based on its commitment to enhance the importance of museums among the younger generations in the UAE as well as enrich their knowledge of the Emirati experience and strengthen their link with the Emirati cultural identity through innovative, interactive channels, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), in cooperation with the Ministry of ......read more
Dubai, U.A.E. – 29 April 2020: H.E. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Chairman of the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE), has launched a Covid-19 Online Learning Emergency Fund as part of the Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund. The emergency fund is dedicated to supporting educational solutions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that is having an impact on education for refugee children and youth. It works to complement the continuation of existing programs in Jordan and Lebanon, as measures being put in place to stop the spread of coronavirus are severely undermining access to education for refugees.
The fund focuses on the gaps and challenges faced by the most vulnerable refugee youth and host communities in Jordan and Lebanon, which are in the top 10 countries hosting the largest numbers of refugees ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29th April 2020: Euronews, Europe’s leading international news channel, met a team of student translators from the University of Mosul in the latest episode of Inspire Middle East. The team has translated more than 11,000 scientific articles and academic texts, and have added more than 10.1 million words to the Arabic Wikipedia to date.
Although Arabic is the fourth most spoken language amongst internet users, less than one per cent of online content is published in Arabic, which is why the students, along with the help of non-profit organisation, Ideas Beyond Borders, are on a mission to translate and add more Arabic content online.
In an interview with Euronews, Momen Mohamad, a student at the University of Mosul, and part of the translation project that has been running ......read more
Record-low tariff set at AED 4.97 fils/kWh (USD 1.35 cents/kWh)
Largest solar power plant in the world to generate 2 GW of power, equivalent to powering approximately 160,000 households
Project will reduce Abu Dhabi’s CO2 emissions by more than 2.4 million metric tonnes per year, equivalent to removing approximately 470,000 cars
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 April 2020: Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) announced, today, the world’s lowest tariff for solar power. ADPower’s subsidiary, Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), delivered a virtual read-out of five consortia’s technical and commercial bids for the 2 GW Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Independent Power Producer (IPP) project – to be located in Abu Dhabi. The project has received, from the first-ranked bidder, ......read more
GEMS Education school has donated 110 medical goggles to hospital staff
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 28, 2020: GEMS Wellington Academy, Al Khail, part of GEMS Education, has donated 110 medical goggles to King’s College Hospital Dubai staff to support them in their fight against COVID-19. This followed a request from the hospital, which prompted the Academy to react and deliver the required medical equipment.
The school uses goggles in its Product Design & Science department that are suitable for use by medical staff in the hospital’s intensive care unit, and hospital staff have been using the goggles for their day to day operations.
Neil Matthews, Principal and CEO of GEMS Wellington Academy, Al Khail, said: “GEMS Education has reached ......read more
Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, the multi-million selling cookbook author offered parents simple recipes and tips on healthy eating habits for children
Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 23, 2020: With the 30th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) being postponed until next year, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) continued its Virtual Session Series on Tuesday with Annabel Karmel, the children’s nutrition expert whose cookbooks have sold millions of copies around the world.
The session, titled Happy, Healthy Families: Eat Well, Feel Good, was the second in a series of live social media streams to give the audience the opportunity to meet with famous authors and artists from the safety of their own homes.
From ......read more
Ajman-UAE: April 21, 2020: Despite the unprecedented Covid-19 challenges, Ajman University (AU) students have made it happen again and showed their exemplary resilience and diligence.
Two student groups from the University have won the Best Presentation Award in the Undergraduate Research on Applied Computing (URC2020).
This was part of a two-day conference held online on April 15-16, 2020 with the participation of 400 competitors.
Ajman University students have stolen the show and far excelled 159 presentations submitted by 400 competitors from 24 universities hailing from seven countries worldwide.
The conference, aimed to encourage the research activity of university students in the UAE, GCC, and Arab countries, provides an exceptional forum for students to present their researches and interact with young ......read more
Dubai, U.A.E. – 19 April 2020: Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE) has awarded 58 underprivileged students from the Arab world full scholarships at Arizona State University (ASU) to pursue their Master’s degrees as part of the Al Ghurair Open Learning Scholars Program (OLSP).
The 58 students have been selected based on merit and need from a large group of applicants, and represent several nationalities from the Arab world including Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, and Yemen. Of these aspiring young Arabs, 14% are refugees or conflict-affected youth with increasingly limited opportunities to continue their higher education. Given that there are lower rates of graduate students in the Arab world than the global average, it is a game-changer for these Arab youth who are being given access ......read more
• 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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
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 ......read more
The event is organised in collaboration with the Federal National Council and the Higher Colleges of Technology.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 10 June 2019: The inaugural edition of the “Political Empowerment in the UAE” forum was launched today, organised by the Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs (MFNCA) and the Higher Colleges of ......read more
• Program addresses the need to improve the quality of teaching practices among KG teachers
• 7,420 teachers to directly benefit from the AED 1,722,872 (USD 469,000) program
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 9 June 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced its support to a three-year teacher ......read more
United Arab Emirates 26 May 2019: Ivy Camps USA has partnered with Esol Education to bring its first-rate summer camp to Dubai, for children ages 5-12. Hosted at the state-of-the-art Dunecrest American School near Al Barari, Ivy Camps USA combines diverse academic and fun activities to offer an innovative educational experience led by an elite team of instructors hailing from the ......read more
With an overall accuracy of 99.43% and a detection rate of 99.92%, the solution is in sync with Dubai’s safety concerns for self-driving cars
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 26, 2019: A research paper on security challenges of smart city transportation developed by Canadian University Dubai (CUD) Assistant Professor, Dr. Moayad Aloqaily, has been published in the leading ......read more
H.E. Mohamed Al Hammadi recognized by Ajou University for Excellence in Engineering, Energy, and the role of the UAE peaceful nuclear energy program in improving bilateral relations between UAE and South Korea
H.E Mohamed Al Hammadi becomes only the 8th public personality to be granted an Honorary Doctorate in the history of Ajou University
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 25, ......read more
High achieving students receive Erasmus Mundus, Fulbright, and Bseisu Cambridge scholarships
Abu Dhabi, May 25, 2019: Four talented students from NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) have been awarded prestigious global scholarships to further their studies at top schools around the globe.
Class of 2019 senior Amal Badri, 21, from the UAE, currently majoring in Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE (May 23, 2019): The students, parents and teachers of Repton, Abu Dhabi held a special Iftar to mark International Day of Families, and to gather food donations which were then delivered to local workers.
Over 75 nationalities are represented at the school, making the Iftar dining experience very international, with an array of typical home-made dishes representing ......read more
New findings are published in the journal Chemical Science
“There is significant promise for developing new cancer therapies that can complement the existing chemotherapy options that are currently used to treat nearly half of all cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy,” explains Ali Trabolsi
Abu Dhabi, May 23, 2019: Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi’s (NYUAD) ......read more
Back to School” edition of Volunteer Emirates witnessed the assembly of 50,000 school kits, to be distributed on schoolchildren in Senegal in Tanzania
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019: In a true reflection of the highest values of the holy month of Ramadan, Dubai Cares volunteers have successfully packed 50,000 school kits during a 4-day ......read more
Dubai - UAE, 20 May 2019: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology’s (KAUST) applied mathematics and computational science professor David Keyes is chairing the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 2020 as the first program chair from a Middle Eastern institution, the ISC High Performance conference announced.
As program chair, Keyes, Director of Extreme ......read more
The project was among the winners at the 7th annual Abu Dhabi University Undergraduate Research Competition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019: An action-based research project conducted by students and a faculty member from Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has found that academic institutions and family dynamics are main contributors to fostering tolerance among UAE ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019: German Jordanian University (GJU) is proud to announce that the school’s accounting program has earned endorsement by IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession.
IMA’s Higher Education Endorsement ......read more
Mrs. Reem Bouzo, Principal of American School of Creative Science, Layyah.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019: Exam season is nearly upon us, which can be a very stressful time for both students and their parents.
We all want to support our children as best as we can during this important time of year and there are many things that you can do as a ......read more
Grade 11 student Hannah Watkins encourages eco-friendly changes in the Abu Dhabi community
19 May 2019, Abu Dhabi: During a ceremony at the American Community School of Abu Dhabi (ACS), Grade 11 student Hannah Watkins became the second recipient of the Haitham Zamzam Al Hammadi Medal of International Friendship, named in honor of 2002 ACS graduate and Board Trustee, the late Haitham ......read more
EEG successfully implements the United Nation Sustainable Development Goal Number 4: ‘Quality Education’ by engaging 162,000 Students in the annual Environmental Drawing Competition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019: The Emirates Environmental Group’s (EEG) 13th edition of the Environmental Drawing Competition was a huge success, as more than ......read more
● Teleconnection refers to climate anomalies being related to each other at large distances.
● Atlantic Zonal Mode (AZM) and Indian summer monsoon rainfall (ISMR) are known to have an inverse relationship, which means that the cold (warm) phases of AZM result in strong (weak) ISMR.
● This paper reports that the inverse relationship between AZM and ISMR has ......read more
319 graduating students, including 2 doctorate awardees, receive their degrees at 35th UOWD graduation ceremony
Dubai, May 15, 2019: Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance, while lauding the achievements of University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) at its 35th Graduation Ceremony recently, attributed its remarkable success to Australia's culture of ......read more
Mansoor Al Awar: ‘We look forward to fulfilling the vision of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed to promote Islamic economy worldwide’
University aims to nurture talents of creative minds to build innovative, competitive, and sustainable Islamic economy
MoU to lay foundation for robust research and development focusing on Islamic finance
12 May 2019 – In line ......read more
Four renowned scholars to deliver lectures on religious topics
Sharjah, May 14, 2019: Four renowned Arab scholars and preachers will participate in the 12th edition of the religious awareness initiative ‘Eiman Oasis’. The programme is organised by Al Qasba and will run from 16 - 22 May at Al Qasba mosque in Sharjah.
This year’s lectures will tackle religious topics ......read more
Dubai Cares will host its “Back to School” edition of Volunteer Emirates between May 18 and 21 at Dubai World Trade Centre
The four-day initiative is set to benefit 30,000 students in Senegal and 20,000 students in Zanzibar
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – May 13, 2019: In an effort to embrace the spirit of giving during the holy month of Ramadan and mark the ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai - 12 May 2019: Esol Education’s new flagship US school, Dunecrest American School, offering a standards-based American curriculum, has received authorization to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme® (IBDP) in record time.
The authorization process, which typically takes between two and three years was received by Dunecrest just ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 12, 2019: Literacy nowadays means so much more than it used it in previous times, in terms of only reading and writing. With the Fourth Industrial Revolution under way, the definition has broadened.
That is what Dr Mona Aljanahi, instructor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the United Arab Emirates University’s College of ......read more
Registration for FS2 and Year 1 are open now at the Abu Dhabi-based Aldar Academies school
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12 May 2019: Aldar Academies, Abu Dhabi’s leading provider of private education, has announced that Aldar Academies Al Bateen Academy will begin offering the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) from September 2019. The IB PYP compliments the ......read more
The Scholarships Offer Considerable Concession, along with Coaching, Counselling and Guidance
May 11, 2019 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Global Indian International School Abu Dhabi campus announces Two rewarding scholarship programmes for new admissions, as well as students moving to Grade 11.
The scholarship programmes consist of the Zayed-Gandhi Scholarship, that offers up to ......read more
‘Zayed and Tolerance’ exhibition, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge, runs from May 5-22
Abu Dhabi, 9 May 2019: The sixth edition of the Student Showcase, which this year is themed ‘Zayed and Tolerence’, has opened on ......read more
ADU received 115 submissions in this year’s edition across the competition’s four categories
The university awarded four winning enterprise ideas
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates—8 May, 2019: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) awarded four winning teams at the sixth edition of the annual Idea Factor Innovation competition, held at the university’s main campus in Abu ......read more
Polynya is a geographical term that is used to describe an area of unfrozen water surrounded by a large area of sea ice.
Researchers at the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute have discovered an atmospheric trigger for the occurrence of the Maud-Rise Polynya that appeared in September 2017 in the Lazarev Sea. A much larger Polynya was spotted in the same location in 1974 and may also ......read more
Outstanding academic results drive interest in Dubai’s newest UK Curriculum School
Dubai, 7 May 2019: It’s human nature to associate higher prices with better quality across the majority of industries and sectors. One of Dubai’s newest UK curriculum schools looks to buck this trend once again when it opens its doors in September 2019.
Al Salam Community School, ......read more
University of Jordan named first runner-up with a total of 23 student teams from 16 universities submitting entries this year
Dubai, UAE, May 05, 2019: IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) today announced the winners of its Middle East Student Case Competition held on April 20, 2019. The American University of the Middle East (AUM) in Kuwait was announced the grand winner ......read more
Start-ups Augmental from Lebanon, Nabta Health & Amal Glass from the UAE and Statys from the UK win big at Supernova Challenge
Dubai, UAE – 2 May 2019: Taking home cash prizes worth a whopping US$100,000, four start-ups have celebrated their success at the Supernova Challenge, the world’s third largest start-up pitch fund, as Ai Everything draws to a ......read more
More than 75 UAE-based schools were recognized for creative and effective fundraising concepts
UAE students raised funds in support of education programs in Jordan and India
This year’s school award is in line with the Year of Tolerance
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2 May 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global ......read more
UAE Minister of Community Development Tours MBRU facilities and witnesses oral hygiene awareness event for orphans
Dubai, 1 May 2019: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) welcomed Her Excellency Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid, UAE Minister of Community Development for a special visit on International Labor Day, coinciding 1st May each year during which ......read more
Bee’ah School of Environment grows notably to reach more than 250,000 students and 6,000 teachers
25 winners across 400 UAE schools were awarded prizes worth over AED 240,000
90 Abu Dhabi-based schools participated in the event for the first time, following the expansion of the programme to the Capital
3 schools announced as the winners of the - ‘Great Battery ......read more
April 30, 2019 - Dubai: Unique world Business Center will inaugurate Unique World Education at Hamsah complex Al Karama, Dubai on 26th at 5 pm -said M D Mr.T M Sulaiman, in a press conference which held at Dubai.
At Unique World Education we offer preparatory and specialized courses for students and professionals by well experienced and committed team of faculty members. Unique World ......read more
Abu Dhabi, April 28, 2019: NYU President Andrew Hamilton announced the appointment of Mariet Westermann -- Executive Vice President of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, former provost of NYU Abu Dhabi, former director of NYU's Institute of Fine Arts, and art historian -- as the Vice Chancellor of NYU Abu Dhabi, effective August 1, 2019.
Her selection follows a 10-month long, international ......read more
Dubai, April 28, 2019: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has been awarded the ‘International Collaboration of the Year’ accolade at the inaugural Forbes Middle East Higher Education Awards held in Dubai recently.
Professor David Santandreu Calonge, Chief Advancement Officer and Dean of the Faculty of Communication, Arts and Sciences, who received the award on behalf of the ......read more
Ruler of Sharjah visits VISS to congratulate the school, teachers, and trainers on another successful year
Sharjah, 28 April 2019 – The Victoria International School of Sharjah (VISS), a premium school offering the Australian Curriculum and IB diploma, collaborates with the Sharjah Government Nurseries for the third consecutive year. 20 teachers were professionally trained and mentored ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- April 25, 2019: Her Excellency Maya Tissafi, Swiss Ambassador in the UAE, visited the Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) and toured SISD’s state-of-the-art facilities and environmentally friendly campus.
She was joined by Mr. Omar Danial, Founder & CEO, Mr. Norbert Foerster, Head of School SISD and Mrs Sylvie Manghardt, ......read more
Scholarships awarded to twelve exceptionally talented young students of seven nationalities
Dubai, UAE - April 25, 2019: In line with the UAE government's vision to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, Emirates International Schools – Jumeirah and Meadows, jointly recognized 12 students for their exceptional ......read more
First-of-its-kind program will be included in school’s curriculum as part of efforts to promote healthy eating habits among students
Dubai, UAE, April 24, 2019: The Healthy Farm brand of Global Food Industries (GFI), a leading world-class value-added frozen food manufacturing company that is part of Albatha Holding, one of the largest conglomerates in the UAE, has made ......read more
Dubai, April 23, 2019: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has become one of the elite 43 international education institutions to be awarded the prestigious certificate of accreditation from the International Advertising Association (IAA) – the only global association that represents all areas of the marketing and communications industry.
CUD joins an elite group of organizations ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22nd April 2019: To commemorate the UAE’s Year of Tolerance, Brighton College Dubai in collaboration with Thuluth: Centre for Arabic Language, Culture and Arts, will launch its first ever ArtsFest around the theme of Transformation this Thursday, 25th April.
The six-day festival will see the school change into an interactive art ......read more
Inspired by the Ghaf Tree, the logo of the Year of Tolerance
State-of-the-art scientific equipment that meets international quality standards
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 22 April 2019 – Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, has announced the completion of 25% of its AED300 million ......read more
Programme designed to engage students in the World Urban Forum (WUF10) and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
ABU DHABI, 21st April 2019: The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities (DPM) kicked off its WUF “UniverCity’ Programme at Cityscape exhibition last week. During the exhibition, the DPM invited 11 leading universities in the UAE to attend a ......read more
Promoting a knowledge-based community with higher cultural values, the integrated township will showcase excellence in academics, science, technology, innovation, commerce, health and lifestyle.
Dubai, UAE, April 21, 2019: Markaz Knowledge City (MKC), India's first knowledge city developed at an estimated investment of US$ 435 million (INR 30 billion) ......read more
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 ......read more