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GEMS Education Schools Celebrate the UAE's Golden Jubilee as they look ahead to Centennial 2071

• Students and teachers celebrate the UAE and express their pride in the Emirates • Schools host a total of 430 diverse National Day initiatives, projects and activities • Celebrations led by GEMS’ 122,000 students made up of 165 different nationalities   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 25, 2021:   GEMS Education schools in the United Arab Emirates are celebrating the nation’s Golden Jubilee in style, marking 50 years since the historic unification of the Emirates via a diverse range of 430 National Day initiatives, projects and activities, led by more than 122,000 students made up of 165 different nationalities.   The celebrations in GEMS schools across the Emirates include carnivals and parades with traditional Emirati food stalls, music performances, themed ......read more

PMI MENA calls for greater investment in technology to safeguard the region's future

Industry roundtable highlights the importance of technology to shaping a brighter, healthier and happier future for all  United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 17th Nov, 2021: Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's leading association for project professionals, has brought together experienced business leaders and changemakers for a roundtable discussion that underlined the importance of technology to overcoming challenges posed by the global economy and COVID-19.  Leaders in the meeting titled, Digital Transformation Shaping the Business World, on Thursday 4th November highlighted the role of technology in driving long-lasting and sustainable breakthroughs. Central to the discussion was the key role information technology plays in enabling leaders to execute their national visions, specifically pointing out that new ......read more

Adek Celebrates the First Blue Tier School within Blue Schools Initiative and Reveals the Interest of Parents of 52,000

• Grace Valley Indian School celebrates a reduction in precautionary measures as vaccination rates exceed 85% among students physically attending school • The first update to the Initiative reveals nine Private and Charter Schools have advanced through the Initiative’s four tiers following an increase in student vaccination rates • ADEK survey reveals that parents of 52,000 students across Abu Dhabi’s Private and Charter Schools are interested in vaccinating their children  • ADEK is coordinating with relevant health authorities to provide dedicated vaccination centers for students • Students aged between 3-15 can now opt for vaccination   Abu Dhabi, UAE- 23 November 2021: The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has celebrated the first school to reach ......read more

Puppets in the Classroom, making Grammar Engaging, and Maintaining Teacher Wellbeing – Cambridge hosts the Global Schools Festival

Experts from around the world will come together to share their knowledge and expertise in education and language learning for school students at Cambridge University Press & Assessment’s online global teacher event.    Taking place online between 22-25 November 2021, the free Global Schools Festival will see industry professionals, teacher trainers and authors deliver 30 talks on a range of topical issues including addressing climate change in the classroom, learner engagement, strategies for sparking creativity and teacher wellbeing.  Charlotte Pritchard, Head of Product Marketing at Cambridge University Press & Assessment said: “We are delighted to host this celebration of the international schools community. We believe that well-trained and well-supported teachers are central to high ......read more

UAE Nursery Wins Two Coveted Titles in its First Academic Term

British Orchard Nursery becomes Middle East's first preschool chain to be awarded the latest ISO certification in COVID times ‘Best Nursery Chain in Dubai’ awarded by Bayut based on people’s choice 23 November 2021; Dubai, UAE: Winning yet another vote of confidence for its qualitative approach to preschool education, UAE’s largest nursery chain, the British Orchard Nursery has become the Middle East's first preschool chain to earn the latest ISO certification in Covid times. The Nursery has also won the ‘Best Nursery Chain in Dubai’ award by Bayut Your Home, Your Choice Awards 2021.  The ISO certification, which focuses on meeting customer expectations and satisfaction, handling environmental issues and occupational health and management systems in the organisation, is a huge ......read more

The Executive Committee of Ajman University's Board of Trustees Highlights the University's Achievements

Ajman, United Arab Emirates, November 23rd, 2021:  The Executive Committee of Ajman University’s Board of Trustees held a meeting to highlight the recent achievements of the University. The meeting was chaired by Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Chairman of the Executive Committee, in the presence of H.E Abdulla Humaid Al Mazroei, Former UAE Minister of Justice; H.E Dr. Saeed Saif Al Matrooshi, Secretary-General of Ajman Executive Council and Dr. Karim Seghir, Chancellor of Ajman University (AU).   Dr. Karim highlighted AU phenomenal rise among the Top 30 institutions in the Arab world. The University has risen by 5 places since last year and incredible 31 places since 2018 in the QS Arab University Rankings 2022. AU also earned the highest possible 5-star rating in ......read more

GEMS Education Launches New Membership Lifestyle Platform – GEMS Rewards Plus Powered by adv+

● New platform offers access to over 30 leading beach club destinations and gyms ● Membership is open to GEMS parents and staff via the GEMS Rewards app ● Members get free access to selected beach clubs, plus guest rates at all venues     DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education has announced the launch of its new leisure and lifestyle platform, GEMS Rewards Plus powered by adv+.    The membership platform operates in partnership with Advantage Plus Programme (adv+), one of the leading lifestyle membership platforms in the UAE, and aims to make fitness and quality leisure venues accessible to the GEMS network of families and employees.    Members can access three clubs from some of the leading leisure destinations in Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman, including Fairmont ......read more

AU Academics Win Rashid Bin Humaid Award for Culture and Sciences

November 17, 2021:  Two brilliant academics of Ajman University had won this year's 'Rashid Bin Humaid Award for Culture and Sciences' in the United Arab Emirates. Both professors were among the winners of the 38th edition of the Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Award for Culture and Sciences, GCC level. Dr. Hosni Mahmoud Abdel-Dayem Abdel-Samad, an Associate Professor at the College of Law, earned the first position in the field of Sharia law and legal studies. As for Lecturer Walaa Elsayed, Assistant Professor at the College of Humanities and Science, she won the second position in social studies scientific research for her research: "The reality of domestic violence against women after the Pandemic COVID-19". The honored Ajman University academics were among 243 participants His Highness has ......read more

GBS Dubai- Largest Private Higher Education Provider

November 13, 2021:  The Grand Inauguration of the Global Banking School (GBS), one of the fastest-growing Higher Education providers in the UK, was organized on Thursday the 11th November 2021 at the Conference Center of Dubai Knowledge Park home to its vibrant & fully equipped Dubai campus as Global Business Studies (GBS). The Inauguration ceremony was addressed by Mr. Stanley Johnson as the keynote speaker; Mr. Johnson is the Chair of the Global GBS Advisory Board. Mr. Johnson spoke about the good work in the field of education carried out by the GBS group in the UK and wished good luck to the first campus outside UK and promised all support to GBS Dubai team. He also mentioned the importance of UAE as an international educational hub in the making. The other speakers on the occasion were Professor Ray Lloyd Chief ......read more

8th Sharjah International Library Conference calls for harnessing modern technology to facilitate inclusive access to all knowledge seekers

Two-day conference concluded at Expo Centre Sharjah after hosting insightful discussions on new approaches and trends in library management   Mansour Al Hassani: We look forward to seeing the conference set the tone for the beginning of a new phase of development in libraries around the world, and especially in the Arab region     Sharjah, November 11, 2021: With a strong educational programming agenda and a lively exploration of the possible futures for libraries that highlighted ongoing digital transformations in the library sector, the eighth edition of the Sharjah International Library Conference (SILC), concluded today at Expo Centre Sharjah with a call to harness modern technological tools to enable inclusive access to resources in varying formats for all users.   Organised by the ......read more

SPC Free Zone's competitive investor support solutions attracts regional and global publishers at SIBF 2021

Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone’s business set-up packages highlight investment opportunities in the emirate at 40th Sharjah International Book Fair  Sharjah, November 11, 2021: The array of attractive business set-up packages and incentives offered by Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone (SPC Free Zone) to regional and global publishers at the ongoing 40th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2021) has generated a great response amongst stakeholders in the creative industry who have expressed their keenness on availing the comprehensive range of services and benefits.  The SPC Free Zone’s pavilion at SIBF 2021, which offers a choice of competitive business solutions, has been attracting the attention of both publishers and entrepreneurs in the industry who either wish to set up or expand their businesses in ......read more

SIBF 2021 offers insight into evolution of newspapers and photography

Children learn how photographs were shot and developed before the advent of digital photography at 40th Sharjah International Book Fair Sharjah, November 11, 2021: Mobile phones and digital cameras have made taking photographs so easy that it is difficult to imagine the painstaking process involved in developing a photo in a dark room. In an era where filters are used routinely to pretty up a picture for Instagram, the younger generations may not have an idea about the great strides that have been made in the field of printing and publishing.  SIBF 2021 hosted a workshop titled, ‘Edutainment History of Typography’, to bridge this knowledge gap and to inform children aged 5 and above on the origins of book printing, how the first books were printed and how technology evolved to include printing of photographs in ......read more

SIBF 2021: Do self-help books make you into a better version of yourself?

Visitors at 40th Sharjah International Book Fair share their preferences for self-help books that promote a healthier body and mind Sharjah, November 11, 2021: Books in the self-help genre are wooing readers at the milestone 40th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), where popular crowd favourites include books that touch upon aspects of health - both mental and physical. The surging interest in the expansive genre also begs the question, ‘Do self-help books help you become a better version of yourself?’ Bibliophiles at SIBF 2021 say that self-help books are an excellent way to attain good health and ensure wellbeing. Sanya Alobaidly, an avid Emirati reader, said that self-help books have helped her improve both her physical diet as well as mental health. “I tend to buy a lot of books in this genre, and I ......read more

Librarian of Congress, USA, tours Sharjah International Book Fair 2021

Sharjah, November 9, 2021: HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), welcomed Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress, USA, during her visit to the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) at Expo Centre Sharjah. The SBA Chairman accompanied Dr. Hayden as she toured the pavilions at SIBF and briefed her on the US publishers and entities participating at the fair. Following the tour, Al Ameri held discussions with Dr. Hayden to explore cooperation opportunities between SBA and the Library of Congress to strengthen ties between the two entities.  Al Ameri emphasised that the participation of the US Library of Congress at SBA’s National Libraries Summit, and the three-day Sharjah International Library Conference (SILC), is a key opportunity to empower librarians in the region through ......read more

Translation revitalises literatures of the world

Translation revitalises literatures of the world, say experts at SIBF 2021 Translators from Italy and Iraq highlight role of translation in fostering understanding of global cultures at 40th Sharjah International Book Fair Sharjah, November 7, 2021: “A translator straddles two worlds; you have to function as two individuals at the same time,” said Lisa Ginzburg, Italian author and translator, at a panel discussion held at the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair, where she explored some of the key challenges involved in literary translation in a discussion with Dr. Mohsen Al-Ramli, Iraqi-Spanish writer, academic, scholar and poet.  “In the first phase, the translator must immerse himself/herself in the layers of meaning and be one with the voice of the original author while in the second phase, a translator ......read more

Watch Trevor Noah live in action at SIBF 2021

The 40th Sharjah International Book Fair is hosting Noah as a guest speaker on November 12. Save the date!    Sharjah, November 6, 2021: Behind that larger-than-life persona that has taken the world by storm and redefined the comedy landscape, who is Trevor Noah?  Get up, close and personal with ‘The Most Influential South African’ Trevor Noah, as the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair creates a one-of-a-kind opportunity for the UAE and the region to hear how a humble, funny South African guy emerged from his local comedian community to take on one of the biggest jobs in American late-night television. Noah, whose The Daily Show have resonated with people from all walks of life for several years, will use the powerful tool of laughter to bring SIBF audiences together at the Expo Centre Ballroom on ......read more

Abdulrazak Gurnah at SIBF 2021

Abdulrazak Gurnah at SIBF 2021: My goal is to speak as truthfully and clearly as possible to get the right feel The winner of this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature delights audiences on the opening day of the 40th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair Sharjah, November 4, 2021:  “I write as well as I can be truthful to the idea I want to put across; to make it beautiful,” said Abdulrazak Gurnah, Tanzanian writer and novelist and the 2021 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, while speaking to a packed audience at the 40th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair that runs until November 13 in Expo Centre Sharjah.  Gurnah, whose universal tales of the trauma of exile, loss and uprooted lives has resonated with readers around the globe, said: “My goal is to speak as truthfully and ......read more

Children discover film production secrets at SIBF 2021

Sara Mezher provides a crash course in film production for young filmmaking enthusiasts at interactive workshop at 40th Sharjah International Book Fair  Sharjah, November 4, 2021: As a group of schoolboys clap their hands excitedly on the conclusion of the ‘Movie Poster Star’ workshop, held as part of the vibrant agenda of activities of the 40th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair at Expo Centre Sharjah, the creative workshop facilitator, Sara Mezher, an award-winning filmmaker and actress, said the boys - who had expressed no interest in films - had not been as excited when they first walked in. Quickly however, the mood changed, as the boys became engrossed in the process of choosing a movie character to impersonate. What made the exercise more exciting was that it involved choosing props and ......read more

Day 2 at Sharjah International Book Fair 2021

Day 2 at Sharjah International Book Fair 2021

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SIBF 2021 looks into futuristic ways of preserving heritage for young generations

A distinguished panel at the Sharjah Book Fair leads a discussion on how we can look into the future while preserving our cultural identity and heritage November 4, 2021: How can we help our children move from the past to the future in a way that they carry their cultural identities and heritage with them? This was the central question at the ‘Past to the Future’ panel session held on Wednesday evening at the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair. Deliberating on this pertinent question were Anisah Ibrahim Al Saadun, an academic and critic from Bahrain who holds PhD in Arabic language and Arabic literature from University of Jordan; Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, an award-winning author; and Isabelle Leymarie, a writer, musicologist who earned a PhD in ethnomusicology from Columbia University.  Heritage has always been a ......read more

Ajman University Community Marks UAE Flag Day

Ajman, United Arab Emirates, November 3rd, 2021:  On the occasion of the UAE Flag Day on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021, Ajman University marked the UAE Flag Day with enthusiasm and traditional national fervor by raising the national flags during a ceremony organized outdoor in front of Sheikh Zayed Center at Ajman University campus.  During the event AU Chancellor Dr. Karim Seghir raised the big UAE flag at 11:00 AM. Observing all theanti-Covid-19 precautionary measures, the AU chancellor, cabinet members, deans and staff, proudly saluted the UAE flag while chanting the national anthem. The Flag Day is celebrated on November 3 every year to mark the accession of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. It is a national occasion where people of the UAE remember the efforts of the founders of the country, ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Signs an MoU with Tractebel

• The MoU aims to strengthen academic cooperation between both institutions and leverage scientific expertise across fields of expertise   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 3 November 2021: Abu Dhabi University (ADU), a leading globally recognized multi-campus private university, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Tractebel Engineering Consultancy LLC. The partnership aims to strengthen academic cooperation between both entities and leverage scientific expertise across fields.    The MoU signing was held at ADU's Abu Dhabi campus in the presence of Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of ADU, Mostafa El Safty, Head of BD Nuclear in the Middle East, Thomas Palix, Regional Manager of Tractebel Middle East, and Dr. Nisreen Alwan, Acting Dean of the College of Health Sciences, as well as faculty from the ......read more

Ajman University Launches its Spring Admissions Campaign at EXPO 2020 Dubai

Ajman, United Arab Emirates, November 2nd,2021:  Ajman University (AU) launched its spring admissions campaign on October 31 at its booth in Najah Dubai EXPO 2020. The two-day event organized by Najah from October 31-November 1 within the auspices of EXPO 2020 witnessed excellent response with students lining up at the AU booth to avail further information and apply to AU’s highly-ranked and internationally accredited programs.  Admissions to AU’s various bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs will be open until mid-January 2022. Early applicants can avail special discounts and fee waivers. Applicants can apply online at AU’s website or approach the University’s Sheikh Zayed Center for guided help on applications.  Ranked among the top 750 universities in the world as per QS World ......read more

Abu Dhabi University's College of Engineering Hosts the Fourth Women in Engineering Forum 2021

Under the theme of ‘the Contribution of Women Engineers to Sustainable Smart Cities Pre and Post COVID-19’   • The Forum will take place on 8 and 9 November 2021 at Abu Dhabi University - Abu Dhabi main campus • Virtual participation will be available for those unable to attend in person  • The event is in strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Municipality and Society of Engineers-UAE and in collaboration with several engineering societies and other related entities   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2, November 2021:  Following the success of the Women in Engineering Forum in 2020, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is set to host the fourth edition of the Women in Engineering Forum 2021 titled “The Contribution of Women Engineers to Sustainable Smart Cities Pre and Post ......read more

‘Imagining Your Future': the Year of the 50th Launches School Kits

● ‘Imagining Your Future’ invites schools, educators and parents to participate in the nationwide celebration of the UAE’s Golden Jubilee ● The online school kit is available for all to engage and inspire students to learn from the UAE’s 50 years of progress   United Arab Emirates, November 01, 2021: In line with The Year of the 50th celebrations, the UAE Golden Jubilee Committee has launched ‘Imagining Your Future’, an online school kit that encourages students to participate in the nationwide celebrations through creative decorations and arts and crafts.  All students and schools in the UAE are encouraged to download the free school kit, which includes printable stickers, decorations, postcards, stencils and desk tags from ......read more

School Of Medicine Dean at St. George's University, Grenada, Wins Award For Co-Authoring Medical Textbook

30, October 2021, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   St. George’s University School of Medicine Dean Dr. Marios Loukas was among a group of experts who won an award from the British Medical Association (BMA) for their medical imaging textbook, “Weir & Abrahams’ Imaging Atlas of Human Anatomy.” The textbook, which offers a “complete and three-dimensional understanding of applied human anatomy,” won in the category of Basic and Clinical Sciences and Research. Dr. Loukas was one of six co-authors who provided their expertise. “It is an honor to receive this award by the British Medical Association,” Dr. Loukas said. “I can’t think of a better resource in which to offer my knowledge of human anatomy than medical literature used by doctors-in-training—here at ......read more

GEMS Legacy School Launches Second Global Schools' Sustainability Conference, SCOPE 2021, at Expo 2020

• 8th UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon encourages youth to make voices heard • GEMS Legacy School will host 40 schools and 500 delegates from five countries • Keynote speakers include leaders from UNITAR, Dulsco and Siemens Middle East   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 October 2021: GEMS Legacy School will host its second School Conference of Parties (SCOPE) global student sustainability event featuring 40 schools and 500 delegates from five countries, with an opening ceremony in the Siemens Centre at the Al Wasl Dome, Expo 2020 Dubai.    Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, where students were inspired by the world’s youngest green activist, Licypriya Kangujam, this year’s conference promises to equip the students with opportunities to share ......read more

Abu Dhabi University hosts its first Annual STEM Programming Competition

Featuring EXPO 2020 Dubai Inspired Challenges   • The competition is in line with H.E Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s directive to mark 29 October as the day to honor coders and programmers • School and university students from all majors in the UAE are encouraged to participate    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 27 October 2021: In line with the directive of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to mark 29 October as the day to honor coders and programmers, Abu Dhabi University (ADU), under the National Program for Coders, will virtually host its first Annual STEM Programming Competition on 28 October.   The competition’s challenges are inspired by EXPO 2020 Dubai, where teams compete to find ......read more

The British Boarding Schools Show Returns to the UAE

The 9th edition of year of the UAE’s leading educational show brings experts from over 25 of the finest British Schools to help parents navigate the post COVID educational landscape      Dubai, October 25th, 2021: The British Boarding School Dubai 2021 returns to the UAE for its ninth edition this winter, taking place on the 26-27th November at the Sheraton Hotel, Mall of the Emirates. The show will bring together over 25 of the most prestigious and well-regarded British schools under one roof, offering educational advice and information to parents and prospective pupils after one of the most profound and fundamental times of change in the educational world in the past century.    After a period where the lid was lifted onto the complexities of schooling, with students around the world forced ......read more

Abu Dhabi University to Participate in Najah Abu Dhabi and Najah Dubai at EXPO 2020

• The UAE’s leading higher education event will take place from 27th – 29th October in Abu Dhabi and from 31st October – 1st November in Dubai • ADU to showcase its new and diverse academic programs and scholarships at Najah 2021  • The University will exhibit several innovative projects and solutions developed by its students   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 25 October 2021: Abu Dhabi University (ADU), a regionally leading multi-campus private university, announced today its participation in the 14th edition of the Najah Exhibition in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The event is held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education. Taking place from 27th to 29th October ......read more

UAE National World Robot Olympiad Winners Announced

• 19 students across seven winning teams to represent the UAE internationally at the World Robot Olympiad 2021 • Winning teams to represent the UAE in Open, Regular, and Future Engineers categories   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 20 October 2021: Following three days of intense online competitions at the UAE World Robot Olympiad (WRO), seven winning teams have been selected to represent the UAE at the international World Robot Olympiad competition, announced the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK).   Organized by the WRO Association, the World Robot Olympiad will be held virtually from 18-21 November 2021, qualifying teams from across the globe will represent their countries in three categories themed around renewable energy.   The national event organizer, ADEK, invited ......read more

GEMS Students earn University Credits Thanks to Collaboration with Arizona State University

• GEMS-ASU collaboration allows students to access world-class courses • 27 GEMS Dubai American Academy students set to earn university credits • All Universal Learner Courses taught online by ASU’s highly rated faculty   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - 20 October 2021: Students at GEMS Dubai American Academy (DAA) have begun exciting new courses that will earn them valuable university credits at Arizona State University (ASU) while still at school as a result of GEMS Education’s collaboration with the highly-rated American university.   A total of 27 DAA students are now enrolled in rigorous college-level courses taught directly by ASU’s highly rated faculty. Students can choose from over 20 of ASU’s first-year Universal Learner Courses, all which are taught by leading ......read more

QS Arab Region Rankings 2022: Abu Dhabi University Ranks Among the Top 21% of Educational Institutions Regionally

• ADU has seen a significant rise in the areas of Faculty to Student Ratio, Citations per Paper and Papers per Faculty • Notable growth in research output across different disciplines including Life Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Social Sciences and Natural Sciences • Excellence in QS rankings sits well with ADU’s position among the top three UAE institutions for prestigious international accreditations.   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates— 18 October 2021:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has been ranked among the top institutions in the region according to the 2022 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Arab Region University Rankings. This follows numerous successes achieved in the 2021 ranking, in addition to ADU maintaining its leading position in 2022 when it comes to faculty, student diversity ......read more

Past and Present Students Sing the Praises of GEMS Modern Academy as it Celebrates 35 Years of Excellence

• School choir from first year of operations returns to school for musical tribute • Indian/IB school welcomes back dozens of alumni and teachers for festivities • GEMS Education Group CEO, Dino Varkey, among GEMS Modern’s alumni   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - October 18, 2021:  GEMS Modern Academy marked 35 years of educational excellence today, with alumni from around the world joining GEMS Education Founder and Chairman, Mr Sunny Varkey, in anniversary celebrations.   Included in a day of festivities led by the school’s Principal, Nargish Khambatta, were members of previous school choirs from earlier decades. They performed a rendition of the song ‘Fill the World with Love’ from the musical Goodbye Mr Chips, ironically about a long-serving ......read more

Adek to Champion Education Sector Innovation and Digital Transformation at Gitex Global 2021

• ADEK will leverage region’s leading interconnected technology exhibition to spotlight four flagship ICT-related projects facilitating service delivery across extended stakeholders networks • 42 Abu Dhabi to highlight revolutionary coding school’s unique learning methodology at Abu Dhabi Government pavilion   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 17th October, 2021:  Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) will leverage this week’s Gitex Global 2021 - the industry’s largest interconnected technology platform - to spotlight four ICT-related projects and initiatives driving innovation and digital transformation across the Emirate’s education sector.   “Participating at GITEX Global is an opportunity to showcase how ADEK continue to harness cutting-edge technology ......read more

Abu Dhabi School of Government participates in GITEX Technology Week 2021

- Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG) will showcase its leading programs and courses at GITEX in the Abu Dhabi Pavilion   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 16 October 2021: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG) will participate in one of the region’s leading technology events, GITEX 2021, where it will showcase how it continues to empower Abu Dhabi government employees through captivating and enriching learning journeys. As part of its endeavor to enhance competencies of human capital in Abu Dhabi, the ADSG partners with leading entities across multiple industries in order to provide participants, enrolees, and learners direct access to world-class learning experiences.    H.E. Mohamed Gheyath Mohammed, Acting Director-General at ADSG said: “We are thrilled to be participating at GITEX once ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with ATOMENA Energy Solutions

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate - 13, October 2021:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU) and ATOMENA Energy Solutions (ATOMENA), a leading local Nuclear Energy service provider, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote academic cooperation and the exchange of scientific findings between the two entities.  Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of ADU and Khaled Seddiqi, Chairman of ATOMENA signed the MoU in the presence of Mohamed Alowais, Vice Chairman, Ali Geedi, Chief Executive Officer, Mohamed Ghazi, Chief Operating Officer and Khalid Al-Khaja, Director of Nationalization at ATOMENA. Along with, ADU faculty members from the College of Health Sciences (COHS), including Dr. Nisreen Hassan Alwan, Acting Dean, Dr. Deena Elsori, Dean of Student Affairs and Associate Professor of Cell Biology, and Dr. Rahaf Ajaj Assistant ......read more

Sharjah Set to Host Two Popular Events for Education and Employment

Sharjah, October 13, 2021:  Preparations for hosting the 23rd National Career Exhibition and the 17th International Education Show (IES), from 19 to 21 October, have got underway. The two events are held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. Organized by the Expo Centre Sharjah with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the two shows are expected to see wide participation of Emirati and international academic institutions, in addition to a large presence from government and private agencies, offering various job opportunities to the Emirati youth. Held in cooperation with the UAE Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA), the IES offers hundreds of the latest education programs and ......read more

Abu Dhabi University Fosters Women Excellence in Engineering and Computing Research

• From 2018 to 2021, ADU saw the participation of 1,467 female students with 26 of its female students taking home awards in the annual Undergraduate Research Competiton (URC) • The number of female winners increased by over 200% in three years • ADU offers an engaging educational environment that empowers women to grow and succeed in engineering and computing research • ADU students were awarded with this year’s Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) WISC scholarships   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 11 October 2021: In line with the UAE’s vision to empower women across sectors, and taking pride in its students’ achievements, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) highlights the outstanding performance of its female engineering students in engineering and computing ......read more

De Montfort University Dubai, expands footprint with employability focused programs in the UAE

• Offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching, excellent facilities, and a fantastic student experience. • Winner of Best Careers and Employability Service (NUE) Awards, UK 2021    Dubai-UAE - 11 October 2021:  De Montfort University (DMU) Leicester has launched its operations from Dubai international Academic City, enhancing the presence of research and employability focused programs in the UAE as well as the global educational experience available to students from the region and beyond.    Founded in 1870, De Montfort University (DMU) Leicester has grown into a global institution with 26,000 students and 2,600 staff. The university expands in Dubai with job-focused postgraduate and undergraduate programmes. De Montfort University (DMU) Dubai will offer students a range ......read more

MBRSC Announces Astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi finished their first year of training at NASA's Johnson Space Center

Dubai, UAE - 07, October 2021: The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) announced that Astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi completed their first training year successfully at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Throughout their 6 hours underwater in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL), they passed their evaluations which included using the Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU), the maintenance of the International Space Station and the Incapacitated Crew Rescue (ICR).  

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Pro Golf Coach Claude Harmon III Offers Coaching to Elite-Level Golfers at GEMS FirstPoint School

• Students jump at opportunity to hear from one of the world’s top golf coaches • FirstPoint has partnered with Claude Harmon III Performance Golf Academy • School’s Golf Centre of Excellence offers a bespoke curriculum to top golfers     Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 06, 2021:  Celebrated professional golf coach Claude Harmon III, the grandson of the late Claude Harmon and son of Claude “Butch” Harmon Jr, yesterday paid a visit to GEMS FirstPoint School – The Villa to share his life lessons, advice and secrets for success with a rapt audience of young, up-and-coming golfers.   During an hour-long, free-flowing talk and Q&A session, Harmon spoke to senior FirstPoint students about what it takes to reach the highest echelons of any sport, the ......read more

Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge Celebrates Abu Dhabi's Educators on World Teacher's Day 2021

• Honors a trio of exceptional teachers   • Launches Teachers Hotline dedicated for professionals to share suggestions and opinions • Releases ‘Welcome to Your New Home’ a guide designed to help new teachers transition into their life in Abu Dhabi   Abu Dhabi, UAE- 05 October 2021: The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has marked World Teachers Day 2021 by honoring the top trio of exceptional teachers for their dedication and contribution to the profession, as well as the launch of a duo of new initiatives aimed at empowering industry professionals.   Principals from Private and Charter Schools were invited to submit nominations for their outstanding teachers, and submissions went through a rigorous selection process, resulting in ADEK’s judging ......read more

GEMS Jumeirah Primary School Celebrates its Silver Jubilee with Digital-Free Classes and a 1990s ‘Street Party'

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Abu Dhabi University and SEHA organize a seminar titled “COVID-19: UAE Experience in Combating the Pandemic: Lessons Learned and A Roadmap for the Future”

H.E. Dr. Jamal AlKaabi said: “The secret behind the exceptional and distinguished model that the UAE has applied to respond efficiently to the pandemic lies within the country's wise leadership that believed in us and supported our mission to overcome difficulties and prioritize the health and wellbeing of the society.” Abu Dhabi, September 30, 2021:   Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation “Mother of the Nation”, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) and Abu Dhabi Health Service Company (SEHA), organized a seminar titled “COVID-19: the UAE Experience in Combating the Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Roadmap for the ......read more

GEMS Millennium School, Sharjah Opening New Provision for Pre-Kindergarten Age Children

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GEMS Education Students and Teachers to Build on Expo 2020 Dubai Impact with 277,000 Visits and 774 Projects

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Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre: UAE CREW ONE to Start The SIRIUS 20/21 Mission in Moscow in November 2021

The crew to continue training as part of Emirates Space Simulation Project    Dubai, UAE - 27, September 2021: The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) today announced that Abdallah AlHammadi and Saleh AlAmeri, the two Emirati CREW ONE analog astronauts, will continue their training as part of the Emirates space simulation project within the Scientific International Research in Unique Terrestrial Station (SIRIUS) 21/21 mission.   The mission slated to begin in November, this year, is set to simulate life in space over an eight-month period at the Ground Experimental Complex of the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Biomedical Problems in Moscow, Russia.   The two analog astronauts form part of CREW ONE (one primary, one backup) and their task will be to study the psychological ......read more

School Librarian of the Year Award Now Open for 2022 Nominations

The award highlights the significant role that librarians play in instilling reading and enhancing the educational process   Dubai, 20, September 2021:  The search is on for the UAE’s top school librarians with the return of the prestigious annual School Librarian of the Year Award. Now in its sixth year, the award is given by the The General Secretariat of Executive Council of Dubai and Emirates Literature Foundation to those individuals who have shown exceptional commitment in championing literacy in their schools and sharing their passion for books. It will be awarded in two categories, school librarians working in public (government) schools in the UAE and school librarians working in private schools in the UAE.    The year award is now open for nominations and will close on 10 November 2021. The ......read more

Abu Dhabi University holds Virtual Graduation Ceremony for 2021 Cohort

Abu Dhabi, 19 September 2021: Under the patronage and in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) celebrated the graduation of its 15th cohort in a virtual ceremony.  Along with 2050 graduates – 44% from undergraduate programs and 56% from postgraduate programs - His Excellency Dr. Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, Chairman of ADU's Board of Directors, Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of ADU, Professor Thomas Hochstettler, the Provost, Salem Mubarak Al Dhaheri, Executive Director of Community Relations, the College Deans, Director of Al Ain, Dubai and Aldhafra Campuses, faculty, staff, and families of the graduates attended the virtual graduation ceremony.  His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan congratulated the ......read more

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UniRef Launches Pilot Project to Offer University Education for 100 Syrian Refugees…

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Over One Third of Aldar Academies Students Achieve A* and A Grades in Record A-level Results Year…

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