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UAE’s Al Habtoor Group completes preparations for Cairo office

The office will act as a liaison unit, and will be tasked with finding opportunities in the local market

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Private schools in Abu Dhabi can face upto Dhs250,000 fine for flouting Covid-19 guidelines

The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (Adek) has sent a circular to schools detailing the fines and warnings.

Abu Dhabi students in grade 6 and above will have 100% distance learning

An exception will be made for students in grades 9 to 12 who need to take international exams for universities

Sharjah private schools

Sharjah private schools to permit campus attendance from September 27

The Sharjah Private Education Authority made the announcement via its social media channels

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UAE offers full educational scholarships for children of healthcare workers

The Hayyakum initiative will allow these students to study at public schools from this academic year until their graduation from high school

Bahrain postpones reopening of public schools by two weeks

Public schools were scheduled to reopen for the administrative, technical and teaching staff on September 6

Dubai Health Authority

Back-to-school Covid-19 helpline launched in Dubai

The 24×7 helpline operated by the Dubai Health Authority will address concerns regarding the virus and precautionary measures in place to safeguard against it

Sharjah

All Sharjah private schools to have 100% distance learning for first two weeks

The decision was jointly announced by the Sharjah Private Education Authority and the Local Emergency Crisis & Disaster Management Authority of Sharjah

Regional startups on a ‘growth’ trajectory amid Covid-19 crisis

While the pandemic may have rattled industries, the regional startup ecosystem remains resilient

Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education expands support for Jordanian youth

Crown Prince Foundation will oversee Young Thinkers Programme activities in Jordan for three years

Students in Dubai can opt for distance learning for first term – KHDA

Last month, KHDA issued a list of 100-plus protocols for the re-opening of private schools across the emirate in September this year

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GEMS schools preparing to open school campuses across the UAE in September

GEMS schools will have protocols including social distancing, thermal screening and travel declarations

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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First Chinese national curriculum overseas school to open in Dubai this September

Located in Mirdif, the school will be the the first overseas Chinese school to receive financial support from the Chinese government

Confirmed: Sharjah private schools to reopen campuses next academic year

A health and safety officer will be appointed and trained in each school

UAE cabinet approves Dh320m budget for national universities

The federal cabinet also approved a national system for sustained agriculture

UAE evaluates reopening all educational institutions in September

The decision was discussed during a recent meeting of The Education and Human Resources Council

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UAE denies reports that students will return to their campuses in August

The new academic year will begin on August 30

Revealed: Top higher education institutions in Dubai and their ratings

Six of the 17 institutions evaluated recorded a five-star rating

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UAE confirms new academic year to begin on August 30

The minister of education added that administrative and teaching staff will resume working on August 23

Private schools in Dubai ready to open campuses in September

No announcement regarding the reopening of school campuses has yet been issued by officials in the UAE

Covid-19 impact: Online schools witness surge in demand

In the wake of the pandemic, as classrooms morphed into remote desks, online learning has taken an understandable flight

Video: How are regional educational institutions navigating through the current crisis?

As remote learning becoming the new normal, Professor Silvia Serrano, vice chancellor of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, reveals how educational institutions are managing

UAE summer school holidays and reopening dates announced

The directive is applicable to both public and private schools

Decision on 2020-2021 academic year ‘under review’ – UAE education ministry

Local media reports have indicated that e-learning will continue into the next academic year

Abu Dhabi university to provide financial aid to students affected by Covid-19

The university said it is will provide aid to students who are finding it difficulties to finance their tuition fees

Abu Dhabi launches free online learning programmes for all UAE residents

It will include courses developed by institutions such as Yale University, Duke University, Imperial College London, Google, and IBM

New York University Abu Dhabi Institute launches online Nobel Laureate Lecture Series

The series is available on the Institute’s YouTube channel

Saudi wealth fund seeking ‘any opportunity’ amid virus

The Public Investment Fund has stepped up deal-making in a bid to become the world’s biggest manager of sovereign capital