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UAE weather: Work from home, remote learning extended to Feb 13

The National Centre of Meteorology has issued weather advisories covering a significant portion of the country until noon on Tuesday

Heriot-Watt University Power Letters 2024: Training students for green collar jobs

Power Letters 2024: Preparing students for ‘green collar’ jobs

The provost and vice principal at Heriot-Watt University Dubai is hopeful about a future where students are trained for ‘green’ jobs

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Dubai adds new private schools in 2023-24 academic year

Dubai is home to a total of 220 private schools, which enrolled over 326,000 students in the 2022-23 academic year

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Heriot-Watt University Dubai receives initial institutional licensure by UAE MoE

The university’s graduates will now be able to pursue further degrees in CAA-accredited universities on completion of programme accreditation

Jamal Al Jassmi

Banking: Why investing in human capital is a key driver of success

Companies need to invest in people as much as they do in technology, as reskilling employees is both cost-effective and offers significant mid to long-term dividends

Amanat buys 60% stake in HDC

UAE’s Amanat acquires 60% stake in Human Development Company for Dhs215.3m

Based in Saudia Arabia, Human Development Company provides educational, medical and rehabilitation services

ADGMA School of Law launched

Abu Dhabi’s ADGM Academy launches School of Law

The School of Law will offer courses and programmes to support the advancement of legal education and professional development in the UAE

Ajman University: A pioneer for education, inclusion, innovation and social impact

Ranked among the top 700 global universities, AU offers 35 programmes which are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education

Zurich-YouGov survey

Children’s tuition fees a key concern for GCC professionals in pharma, telecom sector, reveals survey

According to the survey, 71 per cent of UAE parents across these industries don’t have an education savings plan, and spend a significant amount of their monthly income on tuition fees

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Four new private schools open in Dubai in 2022-23 academic year

In April this year, the emirate’s private school sector recorded its highest ever enrollment figure, crossing 300,000 students

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Abu Dhabi Sports Council announces coach programme for 12 different sports

The course is open for both physical education teachers in government schools and private academies, and includes football, volleyball, basketball, water sports, cycling, athletics, archery and judo

Kais Zribi, general manager MENAT, Coursera

Why online learning offers more opportunities for women in the UAE

While online learning is steadily finding a common plan in the UAE’s agenda to further mitigate the gender gap across sectors, greater institutional collaboration will determine its success

MBZUAI welcomes students from 25 countries

Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence welcomes 127 students from over 25 countries

Around 32 per cent of the new students are female, in keeping with the university’s mission to encourage more women to continue their post-graduate education and enter academia or research

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Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority awards Dhs1.2m to fund research projects

The funds will support five significant research projects related to early childhood development

Raj Sharma Heriot-Watt University

Interview: What do employers look for in the youth of today?

Marking the importance of World Youth Skills Day, Rajinder Kumar Sharma, head of Global College for the Degree Entry Programme at Heriot-Watt University Dubai, tells us how universities can enhance students’ access to job opportunities

How UAE University is fostering skill development among students

Marking World Youth Skills Day, the United Arab Emirates University highlights the national strategic vision to support Emirati youth

Taalem and National Bonds

National Bonds, Taaleem to enable financial literacy among UAE’s youth

Taaleem has become one of the first National Bonds partners to initiate this movement of financial literacy for students across its schools

Mohammed bin Rashid Library

Mohammed bin Rashid Library deploys AI and robots

The automated storage and electronic book retrieval system on the library’s first floor is one of its largest sections

Mohammed bin Rashid Library

In pics: Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates Dhs1bn ‘Mohammed bin Rashid Library’

The Mohammed bin Rashid Library aims to help people with various interests, especially youth, to access printed and digital books

Sheikh Mohammed launches school model offering free education

The Generation Schools will adopt national curricula supervised by Emirates Schools Establishment, the tuition fees will be fully covered by the government

Dennis Whitney

Insights: How remote proctoring aids online learning

The introduction of AI has made it possible for educators to closely monitor a candidate’s activities and also conduct exams online

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Eid Al Fitr holidays announced for schools across Dubai

Schools in the emirate will remain closed from Monday, May 2 until Sunday, May 8

Dubai: Private school enrolment crosses 300,000 students for the first time

There was 4.9 per cent enrolment growth since September last year in Dubai’s private school sector, which has 215 schools

UAE’s ADGM Academy, National University of Singapore sign MoU

The partnership will explore deep-tech solutions to challenges facing the financial services sector

Women in Business: Building an equal world

Alexia Hilbertidou, changemaker and founder of GirlBoss, tells us why her generation can’t settle for slow progress when it comes to gender parity

Private schools in Dubai will not increase tuition fee for 2022-23 academic year

The Education Cost Index for this year stands at -1.01 per cent

Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates The Digital School at Expo 2020 Dubai

Over 20,000 students will be registered in the first year, with the goal of increasing the number of students to one million in the next five years

Global edtech Cuemath expands to Saudi Arabia

Cuemath, backed by Google, launched its operations in the UAE in June 2021

Trips, extra-curricular activities across Dubai’s private schools to resume from Jan 31 – KHDA

The directive also applies to early childhood centres and universities in the emirate

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UAE learners seek key business upskilling to compete globally – study

The top course this past year was Johns Hopkins University’s Covid-19 Contact Tracing, reflecting the need to mitigate the effects of the ongoing pandemic