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Abdulla Al Ghurair foundation awards full master’s degree scholarships to 86 Arab youth

Candidates will benefit from full scholarships to pursue their master’s degrees at Arizona State University

Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation to support online education initiatives in the UAE

Joint initiative to make online programmes accessible to a wider pool of students

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Abu Dhabi confirms school campuses can reopen for the new academic year

Schools in the UAE capital have to announce their reopening models by July 30

Dubai’s Amanat agrees to sell Middlesex University Dubai

The value of the transaction remains undisclosed

Kuwait likely to end current school year for students due to Covid-19

The government suspended all public schools on March 12 due to the spread of Covid-19

KHDA issues list of protocols for reopening of private schools in Dubai

Over 100 safety measures entail wearing masks, regular sanitisation, temperature checks and maintaining adequate distancing

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UAE’s GEMS Education schools undergo safety measures to prepare for reopening

The network of schools is undergoing regular deep cleaning and disinfection using hospital-grade anti-viral disinfectants

GCC’s higher education sector: Chalking out the future of tomorrow

As industrial revolution and digital advancements scale the demand for technical and cross-functional skills, how has the regional higher education space responded?

GCC’s education sector: Paving the way ahead

In the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, amid a perennial pursuit of digitisation to empower education, how bright is the outlook for the GCC’s education sector?

School fees to remain unchanged for next academic year – KHDA

The UAE has issued guidelines on the reopening of educational institutions across the country later this year

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UAE issues guidelines on reopening schools, universities in September 2020

Protocols include temperature checks and frequent sterilisation in the new academic year

Saudi education platform raises more funds as schools go online

Noon Academy currently operates in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, India and Pakistan, and plans to open a hub in London

Will upskilling improve your job prospects in the UAE right now?

With the pandemic adversely affecting the jobs market, professionals must ensure their skills remain relevant, says head of Heriot-Watt University Dubai

Sports academies in Dubai can resume activities at private educational institutions

Academies must adhere to safety and prevention protocols

UAE’s MOE announces final examination dates for Grade 12

The final exams for grade 12 students will be conducted through the distance learning system

No paper exchanges except textbooks for this term – KHDA

On March 30, the UAE’s Ministry of Education announced that the distance learning programme would be extended until the end of the current academic year

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AI and jobs: The ethical question that companies face

As businesses implement AI, questions arise on the future of their workforce. Should they replace human employees with technology? A recently opened Microsoft AI Business School outlines how companies can approach the topic of AI and ethics

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Abu Dhabi University creates face shield prototype for healthcare sector

The university aims to send 100 of these shields to hospitals over the coming weeks

Dubai schools allowed to raise fees by 6.4%

Schools in Dubai are scheduled to reopen in September – KHDA

It hasn’t indicated whether e-learning will continue to be a part of the education process

The power of integrating AI models into HR departments

Does the implementation of AI as a routine part of HR department operations mean that a company’s human workforce will eventually be trimmed?

How the Covid-19 pandemic enabled YouTubers to become teachers

If any e-learning habits built up during Covid-19 become ingrained, schools may be prompted to incorporate more YouTube videos into their routines

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UAE’s ministry extends deadline for applications to higher education institutions, external scholarships

This move was to safeguard the future of Grade 12 students and guarantee their right to higher education

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Oman schools to end academic year without exams; Muscat extends lockdown to May 29

The decision applies to private and public schools which will end the current academic year on May 7

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair launches Covid-19 fund for refugee education

The fund focuses on refugees living in overcrowded camps, informal tent settlements and congested host communities where access to online education is currently out of reach

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UAE announces reduced timings for school students during Ramadan

The duration of the classes has been cut to 30 minutes for all students

Dubai schools can deliver textbooks now – KHDA

Parents can also collect the books as long as strict safety and health guidelines are adhered to

Sharjah Book Authority launches virtual reading festival

The 10-day reading festival will feature cultural and literary sessions and workshops hosted by celebrated Arab and foreign authors

How is Covid-19 changing the UAE’s educational landscape?

In the aftermath of the Covid-19 outbreak and extended distance learning programmes, schools and parents continue to deal with a number of challenges

UAE’s education ministry to test electronic exam portal for public schools

The initial mandatory testing on April 13 will cover mathematics for grades 5-12