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Dubai DIDI graduation ceremony held at the Museum of the Future

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation holds its first graduation ceremony

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation’s Bachelor of Design degree is the first multidisciplinary programme in the Middle East of its kind to offer four design disciplines

Private Schools

Fees fact sheet now available for all private schools in Dubai

The fact sheet includes all fees a school may charge during an academic year

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Sharjah Private Education Authority, Arada partner to design future schools

The agreement will also see the launch of joint training programmes, initiatives and events to promote the educational sector in Sharjah

Cuemath

Alpha Wave leads $57m funding in edtech platform Cuemath

Funds will be deployed to help Cuemath expand to over 100 countries by FY’23

Museum of the Future

Sheikh Hamdan launches ‘Dubai Future Forum’

Sheikh Hamdan has announced that Dubai will host the Dubai Future Forum from October 10 to October 11, 2022 at the Museum of the Future

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UAE: New education minister announced, structural changes unveiled

Meanwhile, Sarah Al Amiri was appointed as the Minister of State for Public Education and Advanced Technology

Why tomorrow’s central bankers need to think like MBA students

The next generation of central bankers is taking a page from the business school play book

Covid-19 protocols

UAE schools to resume trips, all activities under updated Covid protocols

The updated Covid protocol will come into force on Thursday, April 21

ADGM Academy, Human Resources Authority and Banque Misr sign MoU

The three entities will launch a banking educational programme at ADGM to train and certify Emirati nationals for employment in the private sector

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TCS launches goIT programme for students in the UAE

Tata Consultancy Services’ goIT programme aims to inspire young students to pursue STEM education and technology careers

Covid-19

Abu Dhabi: Covid-19 testing requirements outlined for private school students

ADEK has confirmed that all students, including those who are unvaccinated, must return to their campus in the new term

KHDA introduces fees fact sheet for private schools across Dubai

The fact sheet includes all fees a school may charge during an academic year

Khalifa University first in UAE to make courses globally available on Coursera

The university joins top institutions in Saudi Arabia and Jordan to make relevant content accessible to online learners

Private schools in Sharjah to resume 100% in-person education next month

Physical attendance for private school students will be mandatory from the new term

No masks required outdoors at schools, universities in Dubai – KHDA

Protocols such as physical distancing as well as wearing masks indoors are still in place

GEMS Education

Dubai’s GEMS Education confirms being target of cyberattack

The education operator said that all its schools remain open, while external entities have been enlisted to investigate the incident

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Abu Dhabi’s Aldar to invest Dhs1bn in education portfolio

It aims to increase the student capacity in Aldar Education’s owned and managed schools to over 40,000 seats by the 2024-2025 academic year

Covid-19: Schools in Dubai can move to distance learning for 48 hours without prior approval – KHDA

The education regulator has said that all students above the age of six, and all adults at school, must continue to wear masks properly

Sharjah private schools

Sharjah: Covid-19 PCR tests required for some students to return to school in January

All school staff and students aged 12 and over are required to present a negative PCR test result not older than 96 hours to return to their campus in January after the winter break

E-learning

Abu Dhabi schools to implement distance learning for two weeks

During this period, ongoing testing campaigns will be intensified for educational personnel

Education trends for 2022 and beyond

More and more universities will encourage students in their entrepreneurship efforts and act as incubation hubs

Why transnational education is key for the post-Covid world

International enrollment declined significantly during the pandemic due to travel restrictions

Here’s why the ASUS BR1100 is a credible proposition for students

Powering the ASUS BR1100 is an Intel Celeron N4500 processor, Intel UHD graphics, and improved battery mode that will provide a full charge in less than two hours

De Montfort University Dubai

UK’s De Montfort University opens its first international campus in Dubai

It will offer students a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses including cybersecurity, fashion marketing and psychology

UAE firm, European group partner to offer entrepreneurship education in Dubai

Located in Dubai, the SD Centre for Entrepreneurial Excellence will offer subjects such as new venture creation, internationalisation strategies and entrepreneurial finance

Sharjah

Sharjah private educational institutions to have four-day week

They will have a three-day weekend from Friday to Sunday each week

Private schools across Dubai to follow new working week

The UAE government announced a truncated working week for the public sector earlier today

What will the workforce of the future look like?

Many of the new positions in the modern workforce favour those with STEM skills, says Dr Gillian Murray, deputy principal of Enterprise and Business at Heriot-Watt University

Revolutionising the education ecosystem with artificial intelligence

The pandemic broke our long-held notions that a good education can only take place in a physical classroom with a teacher imparting lessons to all students

Khalifa University

UAE’s Khalifa University launches investment arm with Dhs100m endowment

The newly formed Khalifa University Enterprises Company will act as the business and investment arm of the university