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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

Eid Al Fitr holidays for schools

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

Zayed University

Abu Dhabi’s Zayed University signs MoU with Injazat for student-led edtech projects

The collaboration will enable students to research and evaluate the use of AI in diagnosing learning difficulties among other areas

Human Logic - Gamalearn partnership

Human Logic, Gamalearn collaborate to support region’s education sector

The organisations plan to integrate their technological solutions to boost the growth of the education industry

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE

We’re ushering in next 50 years with a well-thought-out strategic vision: UAE President

Sheikh Khalifa affirms that the pursuit of regional and global peace and maintaining the principles of good-neighbourliness will continue

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The growing opportunity for education technology in post-covid era

Building on the advances of the past two years, authorities can build a 21st-century education system that combines traditional teaching with the latest technology

Education 2.0: Classrooms need a ‘voice lift’ to adapt to the new normal

Schools and universities must now look to adapt their current spaces to new requirements

Faces to watch: Tech education leaders in MEA

We profile key executives across the regional tech education space

Dubai private shcools

Dubai private schools to end all distance learning by October 3

Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management said the decision was reached after extensive consultation with parents and school operators

Saudi says students who are not vaccinated will be considered absent

Students above the age of 12 will require to be vaccinated with both shots to return to schools

Education 2.0: How the GCC’s academic landscape is moving forward

With the education sector having gone through a metamorphosis in the past year and a half, what does the future hold?

Abu Dhabi updates operating protocols for children’s nurseries

Updated guidelines include increasing the number of children within ‘bubbles’

Graduation ceremonies at schools in Dubai to be online this year – KHDA

No events or gatherings are allowed on campus or at external venues

UAE: 12th grade students appearing for exam must undergo Covid-19 test

Students and staff are refrained from going to educational establishments if they are experiencing Covid-19 or any other respiratory symptoms

UAE’s GEMS Education launches drive to vaccinate 42,000 students

More than 42,000 GEMS students are eligible to be vaccinated, while 1,800 have already received the vaccine

Google startup accelerator

Google opens registrations to MENA tech startups for accelerator programme

The three-month long programme will commence in mid-July 2021 and is for ‘Seed to Series’ startups in the region

Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education: Fighting the good fight

AGFE philanthropic initiatives address Arab youth unemployment

ABu Dhabi Schools Covid-19 Tests

Abu Dhabi: Nurseries, schools to face penalties upto Dhs250,000 for flouting Covid-19 protocols

Repeated non-compliance can lead to schools being forced to shift to distance learning, with parents entitled to remove their children and gain fee refunds

Bloom Education receives Dhs53m funding from Abu Dhabi’s ADFD

Bloom Education beneficiary of ADFD’s Dhs1bn support programme

Revealed: LinkedIn unveils most ‘in-demand’ jobs, skills in UAE

Specialised medical professionals, digital content freelancers, professional and personal coaches, are among the pick of the jobs

Abu Dhabi’s Alef Education launches AI app for language learning

Alef Education is targeting more than six million non-Arabic speaking expatriates

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

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