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Here are the top technology trends that will impact education in 2021

A strong focus on connectivity, adaptability and student-centred learning is expected

How NAMA is advancing gender equity and inclusive socioeconomic growth

Reem BinKaram, Director of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment, outlines the role of the entity and its affiliates

UAE: Students may return to their campus at 50 per cent of its capacity

The Ministry of Education will review the situation on a weekly basis

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Outlook for 2021: The education perspective

Demand for the right talent and skills will be high across all industries

Nine UAE universities join initiative to boost online education

Programme is led by UAE Ministry of Education and the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education

UAE winners of the Huawei Middle East ICT Competition picked

The 2020 edition of the competition held virtually due to social distancing rules

Students from grades 4-11 will answer their exams remotely

Students with chronic medical conditions can return to private schools in Abu Dhabi

Last month, ADEK announced that all private school students in Abu Dhabi will have the option to return to in-classroom education for the new academic term

Abu Dhabi’s AI university appoints academic Eric Xing as president

Professor Dr. Xing has been a visiting associate professor at Stanford University, and a visiting research professor at Facebook

Ajman and Intel join forces to launch new UAE IT lab

Mustakbaly offers UAE nationals free courses in programming, AI, robotics and more

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UAE President issues law to establish new university for humanities

The university will offer graduate, post-graduate and doctoral degree programmes in social studies, humanities and philosophy

First term exams to start from November 22 – UAE education ministry

This is applicable to schools that follow the ministry’s curriculum

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Sheikh Mohammed launches digital school initiative aiming to reach a million students in five years

The initiative will mainly cater to students who do not have easy access to formal education

How University of Wollongong in Dubai is looking to alter the higher education landscape

Australia’s University of Wollongong in Dubai opens its state-of-the-art campus in Dubai Knowledge Park

How UAE-based universities must be refurbished as creative free zones

Better education for entrepreneurs is required to ensure they build products and services that people want

Dubai’s Amanat invests in US-based edtech firm BEGiN

The acquisition is Amanat’s first ever venture capital investment

UAE’s education ministry launches ‘50×50 Initiative’

Close to 50,000 students representing all academic stages from over 1,200 public and private schools will participate in 1,000 virtual interactive workshops

Covid-19 impact: 83% of students have opted for remote learning in UAE

The adoption of latest technologies aided the continuity of the education process

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World Bank ranks UAE and Bahrain as top Arab nations for human capital

Bahrain ranked first among the GCC countries for academic achievement

Back-to school experiments offer a coronavirus education

School reopenings haven’t been the primary cause of flare-ups in local Covid-19 cases, opines Bloomberg columnist Lara Williams

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Video: Australia’s University of Wollongong opens new campus in Dubai

The 200,000-square-foot standalone facility is located in Dubai Knowledge Park

Seven steps Dubai schools must take if someone tests positive for Covid-19

In July, KHDA issued a list of 100-plus protocols for the re-opening of private schools across the emirate

Dubai carrier Emirates offers year-long travel incentives to students and families

Student travellers can enjoy special discounts on economy and business class fares, additional baggage and a free date change of their booking

How 5G powered devices will help bridge digital divide in UAE schools

Empowering students with the choice of where and how they learn is a big part of the 5G experience

Sharjah extends distance learning across all private schools by two more weeks

The move intends to limit the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic

New coding and computer programming school to open in Abu Dhabi

The campus of 42 Abu Dhabi will open in February 2021

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‘Group of schools’ in UAE instructed to implement 100% distance learning as suspected Covid-19 cases detected

UAE educational institutions must restrict student face-to-face attendance to 25 per cent for first two weeks

How executive education can help navigate through a crisis

Executive education can help professionals and business leaders stay resilient and beat sudden disruptions

Dubai, Abu Dhabi govt staff can work from home if children enrolled in e-learning

The policy will be applicable only on the days the children are attending classes remotely

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UAE announces reopening of nurseries, childcare centres

Approval for reopening will depend on their readiness to meet the health and safety requirements

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UAE schools to close if Covid-19 cases spike – education ministry

The Ministry of Education has outlined extensive guidelines, listing its contingency plans in case of a spike in the Covid-19 infection rate