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Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Launches ‘A World in Your Language' Initiative to Read and Listen to Books in 13 Languages

Dubai, UAE, 20 September 2023: Driven by its humanitarian and cultural responsibility and within the framework of its vision to create a bridge of communication with the rest of the world, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) announced the launch of a humanitarian knowledge project under the slogan ‘A World in Your Language’. The project aims to remove barriers between different cultures by enabling readers of different nationalities to read and listen to books and knowledge resources in their native language. Dr. Mohammed Salem AlMazrooei, Board Member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Foundation, said: “There are knowledge resources around the world that not everyone can access or read due to the language barrier. This is how we came up with the idea of our initiative ‘A World in Your Language’, more

ADU's College of Business Rolls Out Five Programs for Undergraduate Students

• The programs focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI), business analytics, digital technology, and business mathematics   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 September 2023: Focused on continuously evolving its programs and offerings to deliver a well-rounded academic experience for students, Abu Dhabi University's (ADU) College of Business has rolled out five new undergraduate degrees accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), a UAE Federal Government Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. In line with the in-demand skills for the current market, the programs are designed to empower students to grow, succeed and prepare for their future careers.    The accredited programs include a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Fintech, a Bachelor of Business Administration and a more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Donates More Than 40,000 Books Since ‘A World Reads' Initiative's Launch

This comes as part of its social responsibility towards making knowledge accessible to everyone Dubai, UAE, 15 September 2023:  The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) donated more than 40,000 books to various governmental and educational institutions and libraries, and more than 5,000 books of different subjects to 11 new educational complexes in the Zayed Educational Complexes in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, and Fujairah. The library aims to distribute 5,100 books in the upcoming period, to support its vision of making knowledge accessible to the public. This comes within the framework of MBRL’s continuous efforts to promote a culture of reading and dissemination of knowledge among all members of society, and in line with its initiative ‘A World Reads’. This reflects MBRL’s commitment to more

GEMS Education Celebrates World-class Higher Education Counselling Services for 29,000 of its Students

• Top school counsellors recognised in the world’s first Unifrog awards ceremony • Schools offer wide array of services to students including scholarship searches • Counsellors were also offered best practice, motivational guidance by experts    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: In a special awards ceremony held recently, GEMS Education celebrated its provision of world-class student counselling that has helped 29,000 of its senior students during the last academic year prepare for the next step of higher education.   GEMS Education and third-party EdTech platform Unifrog held the first ever GEMS and Unifrog Workshop and Awards event at Jumeirah College Dubai to highlight and share best practice among GEMS UAE and Qatar schools.   Counsellors representing the 44 GEMS schools more

National Library and Archives' Launches Knowledge Circle In Collaboration with the Emirates Literature Foundation

Join the first conversation on the theme ‘Shaping the Arab World’   12 September 2023, UAE: The National Library and Archives, in collaboration with the Emirates Literature Foundation, is launching the Knowledge Circle programme. The first event on the theme of ‘Shaping The Arab World’ will be held on 20 September at the premises of the National Library and Archives. The series is a part of the second cultural season of the National Library and Archives and will highlight the role of archival systems in preserving the nation's memory and raise public awareness of the importance of documents as a source of accurate information that contributes to the dissemination of knowledge and advances human beings and society. It will shine a spotlight on UAE institutions that have developed the archival process more

Outstanding UAE School Named Top 3 Finalist for World's Best School Prize for Environmental Action as Nation Prepares to host COP28

• Mamoura British Academy makes final 3 for the $250,000 World’s Best School Prizes 2023   September 12, 2023:  Mamoura British Academy in Abu Dhabi, UAE, which is empowering its students and transforming communities through sustainability, has been named a Top 3 finalist for the World’s Best School Prize for Environmental Action as the nation prepares to host COP28. The $250,000 World’s Best School Prizes, founded last year by T4 Education in collaboration with Accenture, American Express, Yayasan Hasanah, and the Lemann Foundation, are the world’s most prestigious education prizes.  The five World’s Best School Prizes - for Community Collaboration, Environmental Action, Innovation, Overcoming Adversity, and Supporting Healthy Lives - celebrate schools everywhere for the pivotal more

Liwa College's Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Introduces Specialized Academic Programs in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain

• Maxim Merheb: We have successfully undergone a comprehensive development of the educational process and the upgrade of 12 laboratories   Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 11 2023: Liwa College, with campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, announced that it has successfully undergone comprehensive development across various educational facilities within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences (FMHS) in preparation for the new academic year 2023-2024. Liwa College continues to receive online applications at both campuses until September 18th.   Professor Maxim Merheb, Dean of the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, emphasized the college's readiness for the upcoming academic year. He highlighted that the faculty has successfully executed a comprehensive overhaul of its academic plans and offerings, encompassing 6 more

International Fund for Houbara Conservation Launches ‘Conservation Education: the Houbara Model' Portal in Line with the UAE's National School Curriculum

• The portal is an edutainment platform that instils the values and foundations of species conservation among future conservationists   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 08 September 2023: The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), the global leader in pre-emptive species conservation, has launched the conservation education online portal, as part of its ‘Conservation Education: the Houbara Model’ programme. The new portal was unveiled at IFHC’s pavilion today at ADIHEX, held at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).    Intended for teachers and students of public education in the UAE, the portal offers an entertaining range of educational lessons, interactive games, and information about Al-Sana’a which focuses on Emirati heritage, social traditions, and etiquettes. The more

UOWD Partners with IBM to Launch the First Master of Digital Transformation Program in the UAE

Dubai-UAE: 5 September, 2023: The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) has launched its Master of Digital Transformation program, developed in partnership with global technology giant, IBM. The first of its kind in the region, this innovative program is in line with the UAE’s 2025 digital strategy aiming at building a knowledge-based economy driven by innovation and advanced sciences. UOWD’s Master of Digital Transformation program will address a rapidly increasing demand for skills digital transformation professionals in the region, offering a comprehensive curriculum designed to prepare students for a diverse range of high-profile roles in the Industry 4.0 era. Commenting on the newly-launched Master of Digital Transformation program, Dr. May El Barachi, Head of School of Computer Science, UOWD said: “Digital more

Liwa College Unveils Open Week Showcasing Abundant Opportunities for Future Success

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 30 August 2023: Liwa College proudly announces the commencement of its highly anticipated open week, operating under the inspirational banner "Success begins with opportunities." With a strong commitment to its mission and objectives, Liwa College invites students to explore its diverse range of academic programs that seamlessly align with the dynamic demands of the job market and the visionary goals of the next fifty agenda. The immersive induction program planned during the open week commenced on August 24, offering an array of exciting prospects for students, including a comprehensive scholarship portfolio and an exclusive waiver of registration fees for the upcoming academic year of 2023/2024. Distinguished by its two campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, Liwa College regards the open week more

UAE Sports Science and Sports Medicine Center and Amity University Dubai Sign Cooperation Agreement to Promote and Bridge Partnerships with Various Academic Entities

>> H.E Saeed Abdul Ghaffar: The General Authority of Sports aims to encourage partnership with various institutions in UAE in order to prepare a generation of skilled and outstanding athletes and train individuals as part of the UAE ‘The principles of the 50’. >> Abdulla Mehiwa: In line with the strategic goals of the General Authority of Sports, we have been relentlessly working to prepare, equip and cultivate sports leadership in the UAE, further enhancing their academic as well as practical knowledge by collaborating with various educational institutions.   • The cooperation agreement comes in line with a series of agreements focusing on encouraging openness among the local community, thus developing and serving the sports sector in the UAE along with its various groups.  • The more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Organises ‘Back to School' Activities for Parents and Students

Dubai, UAE, 27 August 2023:  As the new academic year is approaching, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library was keen on organising a number of educational and cultural events to support students and parents, as part of its continuous efforts to promote education and encourage continuous learning. In the first event, the library hosted ‘How to prepare school snacks for your kids’ workshop. Chef Alaa Hayek led the workshop, providing nutritional advice, reviewing different school snacks, and introducing creative recipes that are rich in health benefits, while taking into account common food sensitivities among students. The library also organised a workshop entitled "I am not a bully", led by trainer Fatima Al-Amiri. The workshop aimed to promote mutual respect and cooperation among students, and shed light on the more

Strong End to 2023 Summer Exam Season as GEMS Education Students Celebrate Excellent GCSE Results

• Over 3,600 GEMS students from 23 schools in the UAE and Qatar sat over 24,000 GCSEs • GEMS schools saw 22 per cent of entries achieve grades 9-8, equivalent to an A* grade • Among standout schools, Jumeirah College saw 21 per cent of entries awarded grade 9   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – GEMS Education’s British curriculum schools today celebrated another year of excellent IGCSE/GCSE results, capping what has been an impressive summer season of examination successes across the network.   Over 3,600 students from 23 GEMS schools in the UAE and Qatar took over 24,000 IGCSE/GCSEs this year. Across the GEMS network, seven per cent of entries scored a perfect grade 9, while 22 per cent achieved grades 9-8 (equivalent to A*), 39 per cent obtained 9-7 (A*-A), 66 per cent scored 9-5 more

Raffles International School Students Shine Bright in GCSE Exams: 25% of the Year 11 Class Achieve Six or More A*/ A Grades

• Students performed brilliantly, with eight subjects rated Outstanding/ Very Good and as many as 42% of all grades awarded are A*- B • A majority of the cohort (67%) outscored their targets • 66% of students achieved Grade A or above in Individual Science, while 60% achieved Grade A or above in Modern Foreign Languages     Dubai, UAE; August 24, 2023: Raffles International School announced exceptional academic achievements, with the release of this year's GCSE results. Students performed brilliantly, with eight subjects rated Outstanding/ Very Good and 25% of the cohort achieving 6 or more A*/A grades. As many as 42% of all grades awarded are A*- B. A majority of the cohort (67%) outscored their targets – 66% of students achieved Grade A or above in Individual Science, while 60% more

A UAEU Student Receives the Top Project Award in Biological Sciences from the UK's Royal Society of Biology

Al Ain, 23 August 2023: Afraa Mazen Taj Elddin, a student from the Department of Biology in the College of Sciences at UAEU, received the Top Project Award in biological sciences from the UK's Royal Society of Biology (RSB) for 2023. Her research was published in the international journal “Frontiers in Marine Science”, under the supervision of Prof. Khaled Abbas El Tarabily, and Prof. Synan Abu Qamar, both from the Department of Biology. The research titled "Using beneficial bacteria living in the roots along with seaweed extract to enhance mangrove growth and efficiency in the UAE" was published in the internationally renowned journal Frontiers in Marine Science. This journal is ranked first in the world with an impact factor of 5.24, and is among the top 5% of journals in this field. She received a more

GEMS Education Welcomes Record-Breaking Intake of 2,445 New Teachers at Largest-Ever Induction Event

• GEMS Awareness Day attended by new teachers from across the world • Theme of this year’s event focused on sustainability and green practices • Private education group reports growth and increased demand for places   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education today set a new milestone by hosting its largest-ever teacher induction day with 2,445 passionate educators from around the world being welcomed to its network of 44 schools across the UAE and Qatar.   GEMS Awareness Day serves as an important platform for integrating new teachers into the GEMS family, with this year celebrating the largest intake of fresh talent in the 64-year history of the group.   As an internationally recognised employer of choice, GEMS attracts educators from around the world who share a passion for more

Raffles International School Students Achieve Outstanding A-Level Results; Win Scholarships and Placements in First Choice Universities

Dubai, UAE; August 21, 2023:  A-level results are out, and Raffles International School (RIS) students have performed brilliantly once again. More than a quarter of the Class of 2023 (26%) achieved A*-A grades, and an impressive 13% achieved A* grades. The school achieved outstanding results in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics results, with over 75% of students achieving either an A*, A or B grade. As many as 69% of the 35-student strong cohort achieved A*-C grade rate.   An overwhelming majority have thus secured their admissions in their first choice of university. RIS students secured full scholarships to study Computer Science at NYU Abu Dhabi and biochemistry at UAE University. Students also secured scholarships to pursue undergraduate studies at Manchester University, Newcastle University, and Kings more

GEMS Students, Parents and Teachers Celebrate Another Year of Excellent A-level Results

• 1,600+ GEMS students from 20 schools in the UAE and Qatar sat 5,000+ A-levels exams • 24 per cent of all entries achieve A* to A grades, with 45 per cent recording A* to B grades • 21 per cent of GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail A-level entries awarded top A* grade   Students, parents, teachers, and staff across the GEMS Education network are today once again celebrating excellent A-level results, despite the widely publicised expectation that grades would be pushed back down to 2019 levels after teacher-assessed grades replaced exams during the Covid pandemic.   More than 1,600 pupils from a total of 20 GEMS schools in the UAE and Qatar completed in excess of 5,000 A-level exams this year, with 24 per cent of entries achieving A* to A grades and almost half – 45 per cent – more

Outstanding First Set of A Level Results for Brighton College Dubai

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Thursday 17th August 2023: Three-quarters of Brighton College Dubai pupils achieved grades A*- B in the College's first set of A Level results, a testament to the academic excellence that Brighton College is renowned for and resulting in the majority of pupils being able to take up their first choice of university place.  On average pupils achieved almost two whole grades higher than their expected progress upon joining the College (the so-called 'Value Added' measure of performance).    Brighton College Dubai now follows in the footsteps of its sister schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain by becoming yet another beacon of A Level excellence in the UAE. A Levels are the gold standard passport to university education and the College’s pupils will now be able to take up a wide more

MBZUAI Welcomes the Largest and Most Diverse Cohort of 142 Students from 34 Countries

Leading global AI institution’s celebration of diversity seen as key to its ability to recruit and retain world’s top talent    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 15, 2023: Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) – the world's first graduate-level artificial intelligence (AI) university dedicated to research – welcomed its largest and most diverse class since its 2019 establishment.     Academic seats were competitive, with more than 4,000 applications received and an admission rate of 4.6 per cent. This latest batch has doubled the university’s student body count, reaching close to 300 students. This growth is a true testament to the university’s position as a leading institution in the AI landscape worldwide.    “The more

Get Your Child “Back to School” Ready in Style with TYPO

It’s once again that time of the year when parents are getting ready for their kids to get back to school. It is always the norm for parents to think primarily about preparing school uniforms and stationery well ahead of time. Let us help you plan well and plan the most stylish back-to-school look with TYPO's latest Back-to-School Collection.    The Australian-born retailer is known for its quirky stationery and gifts. Typo offers something for everyone across a range of categories, including travel and tech accessories, bags, lighting, décor items, novelty cards, and gifts.    TYPO's collection is known for resonating with distinct personalities through color, art, and design that allow its customers to define their personal space.   Stock up on your school essentials. From diaries and more

QNET Introduces K-12 Curriculum, Designed for Young Learners Everywhere

Dubai; August 09, 2023: QNET, a global lifestyle and wellness-focused direct-selling company, is revolutionising the way children learn with the launch of its K-12 curriculum through QLearn, its e-learning portfolio. This innovative curriculum incorporates visual-based questions, games, and videos, making it engaging and fun for kids to learn at their own pace, in the comfort of their homes. Students from Grades 6 to 12 can now access over 10,000 practice questions, quizzes, and games, as well as 2,000 plus animated video solutions to textbook questions, primarily focusing on STEM subjects.  "We want to make education easily accessible for kids worldwide, beyond the bounds of their school grounds or learning centre," says Berni Gaksch, Category Manager of QNET’s Education portfolio. "Our classes are designed more

Student Enrolments in the GCC to Grow by 1.1 Million in the Next Five Years, says Alpen Capital

Dubai – August 2nd 2023: Alpen Capital’s latest education industry report projects the total number of students in the GCC to increase by 1.1 million and reach 14.2 million by 2027. During the forecast period, K-12 enrolments in the region are expected to grow at a CAGR of 1.5% to reach 11.7 million by 2027.  UAE-based investment banking advisory firm, Alpen Capital, launched its latest GCC Education Industry report on Wednesday, August 2nd which features forecasts on the sector, recent analysis on trends, growth drivers and challenges facing the segment. It also profiles some of the renowned education companies in the region. The report was launched over a webinar followed by a panel discussion featuring Krishna Dhanak, Managing Director, Alpen Capital; Alan Williamson, CEO, Taaleem; Dr. Munirah M.Alaboudi, more

‘School of Life' Explores Hidden Gems Around the World

14 innovative workshops at Dubai public libraries next August Dubai, UAE, 30 July 2023: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) continues its ‘School of Life’ initiative throughout August 2023, offering visitors to Dubai Public Libraries an edutainment experience through a captivating journey brimming with diverse and exceptional opportunities to discover the hidden gems of our world, nurture skills, unleash talents, and broaden knowledge. The part of the programme at Al Safa Art and Design Library will explore the wonders of pharaonic North Africa with its ‘Unveiling Egypt's Ancient Marvels: The Pyramids’ workshop. Creativity will be unleashed in interactive sessions in stamp designing, crafting unique passport covers and dream destination tickets, and sculpting. Storytelling will be embraced more

Memac Ogilvy and GEMS Education Launch Ground-Breaking Initiative to Teach Teens the Language of Mental Health

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Memac Ogilvy Public Relations has partnered with GEMS Education to launch The Alternative Alphabet, a tool designed to help teens understand the complex language of mental health. The campaign follows exclusive research by the pair that showed seven in 10 teens won’t talk to peers about mental health. Moreover, 70 per cent of 4,500+ respondents believed more needs to be done to support teen wellbeing.  Directly addressing this, the pair partnered with Dr. Sarah Rasmi’s Thrive Wellbeing Centre and set out to create a deeper understanding of mental health—providing teens with essential related skills, allowing them to better identify, define, and discuss the potential challenges they may face. To do so, they invented The Alternative Alphabet, which matches 26 letters with 26 more

Culinary Adventure for the Little Ones with Bake Sale at Reform Social & Grill

Calling all young bakers! We cordially invite all kids to showcase their baking skills at our Bake Sale on 30th July, hosted at Reform Social & Grill's Summer Garden from 3 pm onwards. Bring in your delightful home-baked cakes and join in the fun! Not only will you have the chance to sell your creations, but there are also special prizes from the chef for the best cake and best cake seller. Parents, while the kids work their baking magic, we have PIMM's and bucket specials for you to savor. It's a perfect family affair that promises delicious treats and memorable moments. Date: Sunday, 30th July Time: 3 PM to 5 PM Spaces are limited, so secure your spot now by calling 04 454 2638 or sending a message on WhatsApp to 058 647 8692. more

Inaugural Undergraduate AI Research Internship Attracts Stellar Students to MBZUAI's Abu Dhabi Campus

34 leading STEM applicants selected from Africa, Asia, North America, Europe, and the MENA region enhance their AI skills in computer vision, machine learning, and natural language processing   Abu Dhabi, UAE, July 24 2023: Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) has welcomed 34 of the world’s most promising STEM undergraduate students to its Abu Dhabi campus for a one-month research internship as part of the inaugural edition of the university’s Undergraduate Research Internship Program (UGRIP).    Drawn from a large pool of applicants, aspiring researchers from the USA, Canada, Italy, India, and Singapore joined their counterparts from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Morocco. Together, they built foundational artificial intelligence (AI) knowledge and skills by participating in more

Rare Collectibles Worth AED 1 Million Gifted by Easa Saleh Al Gurg Charity Foundation to Mohammed Bin Rashid Library

UAE, Dubai, 20 July 2023: Driven by its belief in the importance of social responsibility in preserving the human and knowledge heritage and making it available to the public, Easa Saleh Al Gurg Charity Foundation donated a unique set of rare collectibles worth nearly AED 1 million to the Treasures of the Library exhibition at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library. HE Mohammad Ahmad Al Murr, Chairman of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library (MBRL) Foundation, expressed his appreciation for this valuable gift. Al Murr stressed the importance of social responsibility and cooperation between institutions to preserve and promote the exchange of cultural heritage to motivate intellectuals, researchers, and history students to explore and learn from this rich heritage. HE Al Murr, said: “These collectibles will be a strong addition to more

MBRSG Signs MoU with "Majra" National CSR Fund to Launch Diploma in Leadership for Sustainability and Social Responsibility

• The agreement aims to strengthen academic collaboration and facilitate the exchange of experiences. • The MoU is valid for three years and was signed by H.E. Dr. Ali bin Sebaa Al Marri and Ms. Nuha Mohammed Al Harmoudi. • The agreement aims to outline cooperation frameworks between the two parties, facilitate the exchange of knowledge, awareness, research, and white papers to promote a culture of social responsibility and sustainability. • The MoU is in line with the directives of the Emirate of Dubai’s wise leadership to rally the efforts of all government institutions to promote knowledge and empower national cadres.   Dubai, UAE – 13 July 2023 – The Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), the first research and teaching institution focusing on governance and public more

GEMS Education and Queen Rania Teacher Academy sign MoU to Enhance Teaching Skills

• MoU designed to support GEMS educators teaching Arabic and Islamic Studies • Three-year agreement will upskill and empower teachers in all GEMS schools • Staff to gain from QRTA’s specialised professional development opportunities     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education and Queen Rania Teacher Academy have signed a memorandum of understanding that aims to strengthen the teaching skills and pedagogy of GEMS educators teaching UAE Ministry of Education Arabic subjects.   The three-year MoU will upskill and empower teachers and leaders across the GEMS network of schools via the most up-to-date strategies intended to build their capacity and improve student outcomes in the relevant subjects.   Commenting on the MoU, Dino Varkey, Group Chief Executive Officer, GEMS more

Swiss International Scientific School Dubai joins Nord Anglia Education

SISD becomes Nord Anglia’s second school in Dubai    Leading international schools organisation Nord Anglia Education announced today that Swiss International Scientific School Dubai has joined its global family of schools.   Founded in 2015, Swiss International Scientific School Dubai is now the second Nord Anglia school in Dubai, joining Nord Anglia International School Dubai. Both schools are listed in the prestigious Spear’s Schools index of the world’s top private schools.   Nord Anglia’s global network is now 84 premium schools in 33 countries worldwide, with four schools in the UAE.   A premium Swiss school in Dubai Swiss International Scientific School Dubai is a private premium K-12 day and boarding school. It is the largest Swiss school outside of Switzerland — more

GEMS Education IBDP and CP Students Celebrate Strong Exam Results and University Admissions

• GEMS’ seven IB schools in UAE once again outperform international averages  • IBDP students achieve average pass rate of 92%, average point score of 32.8  • AP results released on same day, with GEMS schools beating global averages    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education students studying the International Baccalaureate (IB) have recorded outstanding results in their exams, once more performing significantly above international averages and securing admission to the very best universities in the world. This year saw a return to the pre-pandemic assessment process, with all components of the exams completed in full.    A total of 605 Grade 12/Year 13 students from seven GEMS schools sat exams for the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP), up from 533 last academic year. more

GEMS Education and 8billionideas Forge Three-year Strategic Partnership to enhance Skills and Entrepreneurship among Students

• Partnership extends 8billionideas EdTech resources to GEMS schools in UAE and Qatar • Resources focus on promoting entrepreneurship, skills for the future, careers, wellbeing • Teaching staff also set to benefit from professional development modules and coaching     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education students now have access to dynamic real-world careers and entrepreneurship programmes thanks to GEMS’ strategic partnership with innovative EdTech company 8billionideas.   The two organisations have been collaborating since the beginning of 2022 and recently signed a formal long-term agreement aimed at enhancing the learning experience of students across the GEMS network in the UAE and Qatar.   8billionideas, a UK-based education technology company, equips young more

UAE Students get a Taste of Pharmaceutical Science at the Dubai Pharmacy College through Series of Seminars and Workshops

Date: Dubai, UAE; June 22, 2023   News Highlights:   1. Global healthcare spend is growing at 30 percent and reached US$10.06 trillion last year, which is about a tenth of the global GDP that last year reached US$101.6 trillion;   2. Total healthcare spend in the Middle East and Africa is growing at a higher rate – 42 percent – to US$279 billion, due to lack of awareness on health issues, obesity and sedentary lifestyle;   3. UAE healthcare spending is projected to outpace its GCC peers at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 7.4 per cent to reach $30.7 billion by 2027 from $21.5 billion in 2022;   4. Per capita healthcare spending in the UAE is expected to grow from $2,041.3 (Dh7,500) in 2022 to $2,689.4 (Dh9,870) in 2027.   Greater public awareness on health more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Welcomes Maltese President and His Wife to Review its Knowledge Treasures and Sub-Libraries

The Maltese President gifted the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library a special copy of the Holy Quran Dubai, UAE, 23 June 2023: Mohammad Ahmad Al Murr, Chairman of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library (MBRL) Foundation, and Dr.Mohammed Salem Al Mazrooei, Bord Member at Mohammed Bin Rashid Library received George Vella, President of Malta, the First Lady of Malta, and a delegation, in a visit where they were introduced to the library’s services, facilities, and latest technologies. The meeting discussed the importance of promoting knowledge and cultural awareness, and the role of libraries in building strong and prosperous societies where different cultures coexist, to create a better future for generations to come. The two sides also discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in the cultural fields. During their visit, the more

Six GEMS Education Families Scoop AED 5,000 worth of GEMS Rewards Points each thanks to FAB and Mastercard Partnership

• Parents entered draw after using GEMS-FAB credit card for their tuition fees  • Points redeemable against school fees, school transport, uniforms, and more DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Six delighted GEMS Education families each landed a timely and welcome windfall when they received phone calls informing them that they had won AED 5,000 worth of GEMS Rewards Points.    The lucky recipients – all parents of students attending GEMS Indian-curriculum schools – were automatically entered into a prize draw after they had paid their annual school fees in full using their co-branded GEMS First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) Mastercard credit card.     The prize draw is part of GEMS Education’s longstanding partnership with FAB and Mastercard, providing an opportunity for cardholders more

42 Abu Dhabi Organizes a Campus Tour for Students of Prestigious Universities across the UAE

 The campus tour followed the students’ participation in AlReyada Energy Seminar, organized by TotalEnergies in the UAE and held in Khalifa University Abu Dhabi, UAE, 21 June 2023: 42 Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital’s innovative and disruptive coding school that provides a unique peer-to-peer, gamified learning methodology, organized a campus tour for students of prestigious universities across the UAE, following their participation in AlReyada Energy Seminar, organized by TotalEnergies in the UAE. 42 Abu Dhabi also took part in a hackathon during the seminar, alongside students from other universities and institutions, to develop technologies which can reduce individuals’ carbon footprint. The seminar was held in Khalifa University, and comes in line with the government’s efforts to foster a sustainable more

GEMS Wesgreen Sharjah Unveils New Forest School and STEM Labs in Latest Campus Enhancement

• School introduces new sixth form area alongside forest school and STEM labs • Students will benefit from access to advanced facilities and learning spaces • SPEA review recognises Wesgreen as one of UAE’s most improved schools   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Students at GEMS Wesgreen International School – Sharjah (WGP) will soon be benefitting from significantly enriched educational experiences as a result of a major facility expansion set to be completed in time for the start of the new academic year.   The expansion project follows the school’s recent recognition as one of the nation’s most improved schools by Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA).   Enhancements include a new forest school that will promote sustainability and environmental awareness, more

Two Inspirational UAE Schools named in Top 10 Shortlists for $250,000 World's Best School Prizes 2023

• Mamoura British Academy named in Top 10 shortlist for World’s Best School Prize for Environmental Action  • GEMS Modern Academy named in Top 10 shortlist for World’s Best School Prize for Innovation   June 15, 2023:  Two inspirational UAE schools have been named in the Top 10 shortlists for the $250,000 World’s Best School Prizes. The five World’s Best School Prizes, founded last year by T4 Education in collaboration with Accenture, American Express, Yayasan Hasanah, and the Lemann Foundation, are the world’s most prestigious education prizes.   Mamoura British Academy, an independent international school in Abu Dhabi, UAE, which is empowering its students and transforming communities through its relentless pursuit of sustainability, has been named in the Top 10 more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Celebrates First Anniversary on June 17

▪ Mohammed Bin Rashid Library welcomed more than half a million visitors in one year. ▪ In its first year, the library organized nearly 200 educational, cultural, and training activities and workshops for adults, children, and families. ▪ The library received more than 250 high-level delegations, from the UAE and abroad, in addition to delegations from schools and universities ▪ MBRL signed strategic partnerships and agreements in various fields ▪ More than 100,000 books donated to the library in several languages and categories ▪ More than 2,200 rare and valuable publications donated to the library ▪ To celebrate its first anniversary, the library will organise a series of cultural, community, and entertainment activities, competitions, and workshops    Dubai, more

Dubai Culture's School of Life Initiative Returns in July

Dubai, UAE, 12 June 2023: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has announced the return of its School of Life initiative to several Dubai Public Library branches from July 2023 to March 2024 with the aim of building and developing the cultural, creative and life competencies of the public by organising a series of workshops, talks and activities in the fields of life skills, literature and visual arts. Throughout the programme, Al Safa Art and Design Library, as well as Al Twar, Al Mankhool, and Hatta public libraries will open their doors to School of Life participants who will be able to enjoy a programme of activities that enrich their knowledge and enable them to explore Dubai's creative scene, which contributes to creating a sustainable creative ecosystem that supports talent and stimulates community more

KHDA's Dr Abdulla Al Karam Commemorates 30th Anniversary of GEMS Al Khaleej International School

• Director General acknowledges 30 years of educational excellence at AKIS • Milestone anniversary marks school’s long legacy of nurturing future leaders • Dr Karam enjoys tour of AKIS’s state-of-the-art facilities and learning spaces   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Dr Abdulla Al Karam, Director General of Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), paid a special visit to GEMS Al Khaleej International School (AKIS) in Al Warqa’a to commemorate its 30th anniversary. Dr Karam paid tribute to the school’s remarkable achievements in providing quality education as well as its significant contribution to Dubai’s world-class education sector.   As part of the visit, Dr Al Karam toured the school facilities, interacted with students and staff, and more

GEMS FirstPoint School extends its Outstanding-rated Early Years Provision with Launch of Nursery

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GEMS Education Launches The Alternative Alphabet, Empowering Teens to discuss Mental Health

• GEMS partners with UAE-based Thrive to encourage open, safe discussions • Alternative Alphabet builds understanding of language around mental health • 7 in 10 teens won’t talk to peers about mental health, GEMS research indicates • 73% of respondents believe more needs to be done to support their wellbeing   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education, one of the world’s largest private K-12 education providers, has joined forces with Thrive Wellbeing Centre by Dr Sarah Rasmi to introduce a free mental health tool called The Alternative Alphabet, which aims to empower young people with an understanding of the language around mental health.   The Alternative Alphabet is backed by a GEMS Education survey of 4,500 UAE-based students aged 10-18 years that shows 42 per cent more

Glendale International School to Offer Quality British Education in Dubai on Affordable Basis

 School to offer GCSE Curriculum, will commence academic sessions for Foundation Stage to Year 6 from Sept, 2023.   New school is an initiative of Singapore based Global Schools Foundation (GSF) whose mission is to expand quality education around the world   Singapore-based Global Schools Foundation (GSF) has announced the launch of Glendale International School which will provide quality British Curriculum to students in Dubai. The school is conveniently located in Oud Metha and is expected to start its first academic session from Sept 2023.    The new Glendale International School will follow an enriched approach to British education offering National Curriculum for England (NCfE) for students from Foundation Stage 1 to Year 13. Focused on well-being and diversity, the school aims to more

Abu Dhabi University concludes the 4th ADU-ASU Research Forum 2023

Under the theme of: Concrete in hot weather, building for tomorrow, innovations in sustainable design and 3D printing of smart construction    • The event was sponsored by several international and national industrial companies including: Schwarzwälder Textil-Werke Heinrich Kautzmann GmbH (STW) Germany, KTI Plersch Kältetechnik, Germany, VIP-Various Ice Product (UAE) and Transgulf Readymix Concrete (UAE)   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 29 May 2023: Building on the success of the three previous editions, Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Engineering (CoE) hosted the 4th ADU-ASU Research Forum 2023, under the theme of ‘Concrete in Hot Weather: Building for Tomorrow, Innovations in Sustainable Design and 3D Printing for Smart Construction,’ in collaboration with School of Sustainable more

Emirates Literature Foundation and National Library and Archives Forge Dynamic Partnership to Promote Cultural Program

26, May 2023, UAE: Emirates Literature Foundation and National Library and Archives have joined forces to announce an exciting new partnership that aims to foster cultural engagement and exploration. Under this collaboration, the Emirates Literature Foundation will curate a captivating cultural programme for the National Library and Archives, providing a unique and enriching experience for visitors. The partnership was officially unveiled yesterday at the National Library and Archives stand during the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair at a meeting between Ahlam Bolooki, CEO of the Emirates Literature Foundation, and HE Abdullah Majid Al Ali, Director General of the National Library and Archives. The partnership entails a series of events encompassing discussion on a diverse range of topics, stimulating dialogue and exploration of more

GEMS Education Schools in Sharjah Achieve Top Ratings in SPEA School Reviews

• GEMS Millennium School leads way as sole ‘Outstanding’ school in Sharjah • GEMS Cambridge International School rated ‘Very Good’ in inaugural review • Remaining GEMS schools in Sharjah maintain ‘Very Good’ and ‘Good’ ratings   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education yesterday celebrated the top ratings of its schools in Sharjah following the latest round of school performance reviews conducted by Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA).   Setting a benchmark for educational excellence in the Emirate, the schools’ achievements were celebrated in an award ceremony held at Sharjah University City Hall. In attendance were His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah; HE Dr more

Al Futtaim Education Foundation, ODE Systems Organise Workshop to Empower Future Industry Leaders

DUBAI, UAE — May 22, 2023 — The Al Futtaim Education Foundation (AFEF) made a significant stride in its ongoing commitment to student empowerment by hosting a unique Decision-Making Training Workshop at Deira International School (DIS). Leading the two-day workshop sessions on May 16th and 17th was Mr. Gordian Overschmidt, the CEO of ODE Systems. This one-of-a-kind workshop is part of AFEF's broad strategy to equip its students with crucial skills for the future and expand their understanding of the impact their decisions can make. The workshop was held at The Loft, a state-of-the-art facility within Deira International School in Festival City, Dubai. "Developing decision-making capabilities is an integral part of preparing our students for the dynamic world we live in," said Mr. Gordian Overschmidt. more

GEMS Wellington Students Dazzle with Stars from London's West End at Performing Arts Gala

• Gala featured five stars from musicals such as Wicked and Dear Evan Hansen • 200 students, 50 staff from three GEMS Wellington schools performed in gala • Event displayed strength and breadth of performing arts talent across schools   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis played host to a glittering Performing Arts Gala that saw students and teachers perform alongside professional singers and actors from London’s West End.    Featuring talented performers of all ages from GEMS Wellington International School, GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail, and GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis, the gala was a celebration of the three schools’ talent and commitment to the arts.   The Gala featured a total of 200 students and more

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GEMS World Academy and AIS Athletics Launch Centre of Excellence for Track and Field Athletics…

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Sharjah Ramadan Festival's Success in Revitalizing the Emirate's Economic Sectors Continues…

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Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Flying High with Record Results for 2022…

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Business and Management Studies at Abu Dhabi University Receives a Global Ranking of 501-550 and a ...…

Building on its successful track record with the QS World University Rankings,   • The College of Business at ADU received the esteemed ranking for its continued excellence in delivering Business and Management studies  • As part of its Business and Management studies, ADU offers a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) with over 82 graduates since its inception in more

Ideacrate Opens New Orange Wheels Campus at Dubai Silicon Oasis…

Dubai - April 7, 2022: Orange Wheels, a flagship brand of IdeaCrate Edutainment Company, opened its latest edutainment centre at Dubai Silicon Oasis. This is the second location of Orange Wheels in Dubai and the fourth in the UAE. Orange Wheels is a unique one-stop edutainment destination for children, aged six months to eight years set up in a creative, nature-centric and innovative more

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