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Over $1bn piled into MENA-based startups in 2020

The UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia accounted for 68 per cent of the total deals disclosed in 2020

UAE-based Badiri Academy to open-source content

Content to include courses, workshop material and research papers

UAE: Teachers and educational admin staff encouraged to take Covid-19 vaccine

The UAE aims to vaccinate 50 per cent of its population in the first quarter of 2021

Students from grades 4-11 will answer their exams remotely

UAE: Ministry of Education sets exam dates for students from grades 4-12

The exams will be held from January 10-14

Abu Dhabi introduces Covid-19 saliva test to more schools across the emirate

The second phase was launched across 25 schools in December

Private schools in Dubai will open ‘as usual’ next week – KHDA

Abu Dhabi earlier announced that all school students in the emirate will have remote learning for the first two weeks of the new term

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Abu Dhabi announces e-learning for all school students for first two weeks of new term

The decision was made to protect the health and safety of students, teachers and school staff, officials said

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Will an MBA help you land a job in the current market scenario?

Dubai-based UOWD offers an accredited MBA programme as well as other specialised masters degrees to meet real-world job demands  

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Finding the right blend: Business education in a post-Covid world

The overarching goal of blended learning is to combine the most interesting aspects of traditional classroom teaching with the advantages of online learning

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This Dubai university is offering a dual degree in luxury management

The four-semester curriculum of the GEMLux programme was conceptualised with an advisory committee that included the Chalhoub Group, Daimler Middle East and Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons

Outlook: What skills are crucial for future employment?

The world of work is changing and developing new skills is the only way to keep pace with this change

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University of Wollongong in Dubai introduced three new computer science degree programmes

The university offers programmes in cybersecurity, big data and game and mobile development

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University of Wollongong in Dubai has launched a Master of Business Analytics degree

The new programme has been designed in consultation with analytics firm SAS and will have a maximum requirement of 12 subjects to graduate in it

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How school-university partnerships can strengthen the UAE’s education sector

Such collaborations offer enhanced learning for students and professional development opportunities for staff

Government employees in Abu Dhabi to receive full housing allowance

Citizens and residents living in Abu Dhabi are entitled to full housing allowance and rent stipend in line with their job grade

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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Covid-19: Abu Dhabi private schools to resume campus learning for all students

Students across all grades can return to their campus at the start of their second semester in January 2021

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

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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