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The ocean and the great garbage patch: What can we do to alleviate it?

Ocean debris is continuously mixed by wind and wave action and widely dispersed both over huge surface areas

Faces to watch: Tech education leaders in MEA

We profile key executives across the regional tech education space

Gargash Group announces technical talent programme for UAE Nationals

iStar technical apprenticeship will be the second programme under Gargash Group’s overarching Emiratisation drive

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District 2020’s Scale2Dubai opens applications to global entrepreneurship programme

Successful applicants to be announced at end of Expo 2020, with 80-100 businesses expected to move in to their workspace by October 2022

Time to upskill for mid-career professionals

As roles grow scarcer for older professionals, upskilling can help them take charge of their future

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UAE’s gender gap in online learning narrowing: Coursera study

Abu Dhabi School of Government is among the organisations leading the way in this trend

University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham, Siemens to create smartest campus in the world

The University’s Edgbaston and Dubai campuses to be a Living Lab where research, teaching, and learning can take place

AI_Robotics

Abu Dhabi’s AI university launches executive programme for UAE govt and business leaders

The programme will consist of six courses taught by instructors from academic institutions, executives from global multinational corporations, and university staff

Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai to offer curated programmes with free entry to all UAE school students

The four programmes will take place across the Expo’s three Thematic Districts — Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability

Abu Dhabi: 221 schools granted permission to reopen after compliance checks

Schools are required to adhere to strict precautionary protocols

Abu Dhabi schools

Abu Dhabi: Covid tests mandatory for all private and charter school students

Students below 12 can avail free Covid-19 PCR tests at any private or public testing center across Abu Dhabi

Dubai Private Schools

Covid-19: Dubai’s KHDA issues updated protocols for students returning to campus

Students who do not wish to take the Covid-19 vaccine are not obliged to submit a negative PCR test

Saudi approves Moderna vaccine for 12-17 age group

Saudi’s education ministry has said that students over the age of 12 will require to be vaccinated to be admitted back to school

UAE: Weekly PCR tests for unvaccinated children aged above 12, distance learning to remain optional

The new protocol will be activated 30 days after schools reopen, thereby giving an opportunity to all unvaccinated students to receive the vaccine

Sharjah schools covid-19 test vaccine

Sharjah: PCR tests mandatory for children above 12 to return to schools

According to the Sharjah Private Education Authority, vaccines are not mandatory for children to return to schools in the emirate

Islamic Development Bank, Bloomberg LP launch financial education programme across 9 countries

Participating universities will be announced over the coming months

Abu Dhabi vaccine

Abu Dhabi: Covid-19 vaccine mandatory for students aged 16 and over to enter schools

The rule is also applicable to staff and visitors, who must be fully vaccinated with a UAE approved vaccine to access the school’s premises

Transforming higher education for the sake of the world

For higher education to bridge the skills gap and to ensure that university graduates add economic and societal value, it should address key questions

Geoffrey Alphonso is CEO of Alef Education

How to educate students for jobs of the future

A fundamental shift in the tools of teaching are required to prepare students for the jobs of tomorrow

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UAE to grant golden residency visas to select high school students and their families

Applications for these golden visas must be submitted through the Emirates Schools Establishment

Why this rebranded Dubai school is now offering multiple academic options

Collegiate International School, previously CAS, follows a skills-based approach to both teaching and learning, explains the school’s superintendent, Bruce Major

Saudi Arabia’s jobless rate drops to lowest level since 2016

The jobless rate fell to 11.7 per cent, down from 12.6 per cent in the last three months of 2020

Dubai: Enrolment across private schools up 3.9% since September 2020 – KHDA

A total of 10 new schools will open in the 2021/22 academic year

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This Dubai university now offers three-year bachelor degrees

The eligibility for the three-year bachelor degrees depends on the student’s high school curriculum, grades achieved and proficiency in English

UAE schools

UAE public schools to reopen school campuses in 2021-2022 academic year

However, distance learning to remain optional in these schools when they reopen on August 29

Abu Dhabi school students to return to campus in upcoming academic year

However, full-time remote learning will be allowed to parents who request it, if the option is offered by their child’s school

Commercial Bank of Dubai Network International

Commercial Bank of Dubai partners with Network International for pre-approved business loans

CBD will offer business loans to Network’s retail and ecommerce clients against their Point of Sale machines or payment gateway proceeds

Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai

Dubai to get 10 new schools in upcoming academic year

The new schools will offer Australian, UK, US and IB curricula

Video: Inside Heriot Watt University Dubai’s new campus

Located at Dubai Knowledge Park, the 218,000 square feet campus offers blended education to its roughly 4,000 students

Heriot-Watt University Dubai opens new campus at Knowledge Park

The campus will serve nearly 4,000 students from around the world