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Upcoming IPO: Alef Education to list on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange

The first tranche subscription period is expected to run from May 28 to June 4, with the second tranche subscription period expected to end on June 5

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Eid Al Adha 2024: When is the next public holiday?

The Day of Arafat, which precedes Eid al-Adha, is anticipated to be observed on June 15


The economy of language: Saudi Arabia’s young workers pivot to English

Recent survey results show a direct link between English language skills and higher salaries in the kingdom


UAE government schools to implement distance learning on Thursday and Friday

The UAE government issued a notification implementing distance learning due to unstable weather conditions

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UAE weather: Dubai announces remote learning for schools for 2 days

Dubai schools to transition to online learning due to unstable weather warning

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UAE rains: Dubai’s KHDA, Sharjah urge flexible learning at schools

KHDA officials have been onsite at various schools to ensure readiness to receive students


UAE: Remote learning for schools extended for another two days

The extension of distance learning aims to ensure the safety and security of students and teaching staff

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UAE weather alert: Work from home extended for schools, public and private sector workers

The directive aims to prioritise the well-being of employees and residents in light of the prevailing weather conditions

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UAE schools shift to remote learning, MOHRE issues advisory as heavy rainfall forecasted

The decision to implement remote education has been announced due to the expected adverse weather conditions, aiming to ensure the safety of students and teaching staff

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Dubai private schools and universities to close for Eid Al Fitr holidays

Regular classes are scheduled to resume from Monday, April 15, marking the end of the Eid Al Fitr holiday period

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Mubadala invests in India’s Avanse Financial Services

Avanse, India’s second-largest NBFC in the education finance sector, provides hyper-personalised education financing solutions to students

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Spring break and Eid holidays: When will schools close?

Private schools following the September academic year will commence their Spring Break on March 25, with classes resuming on April 15

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Eid al Fitr 2024: Saudi banks announce 9-day holiday

Financial institutions as well as academic institutions in the kingdom will shut for an extended period to mark Eid al Fitr

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Abu Dhabi green-lights Dhs66bn development drive in 2024

Marking a significant focus on bolstering the housing sector, over Dhs59bn has been earmarked for the development of housing and public facilities throughout Abu Dhabi

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Dubai schools, nurseries can conduct online classes on Monday: KHDA

As a precautionary measure, residents, parents are advised to stay updated on weather alerts and exercise caution when venturing outdoors

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International Women’s Day: Professor Fiona Robson examines progress and struggles for women in the workplace

Professor Fiona offered valuable advice for women aspiring to leadership roles, emphasising the importance of continuous learning, confidence, and seizing opportunities

Coursera's Jeff Maggioncalda on the future of learning and work

Want to enhance your career prospects? Coursera’s CEO shares key tips

Coursera CEO Jeff Maggioncalda shares how the global online learning platform is enabling adaptive and personalised learning experiences for students and professionals

American University of Sharjah, Sui join forces to launch blockchain academy Getty Images for illustrative purposes

American University of Sharjah, Sui join forces to launch blockchain academy

Sui has also established a Web3 programme at the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development at London Business School

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Dubai school holidays: When is the half-term break?

The absence of a mandated half-term break in the UAE’s academic calendar grants individual schools the flexibility to set their own schedules

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Sheikh Hamdan approves Dhs530m ‘Dubai Schools’ 6,400 seat expansion

This move is expected to result in the addition of over 6,400 seats, accompanied by the establishment of 295 classrooms and 123 laboratories and specialised classrooms

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Sheikh Hamdan launches Dhs1.1bn scholarship programme for students

The programme, which will fund 100 Emirati students annually, will start accepting applications in April for the 2024-2025 academic year


Top schools for expats in Dubai: Here’s a ready reckoner of curricula, locality, and fees

The KHDA releases an annual list of schools and their rankings based on certain metrics such as performance, STEM subjects, development and more.

UAE launches work permit for private tutors

UAE visa: MoHRE, MOE introduce new private teacher work permit

The new permit will protect the rights of teachers, and ensure students receive quality education

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Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi’s Ahmed Baharoon on why environmental education is the way forward

The executive director – Environmental Information, Science and Outreach Management, EAD, talks about WEEC2024 serving as a catalyst for change, promoting sustainable practices through education

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Abu Dhabi: Les Roches managed hospitality academy to open in 2024

Les Roches ranks fourth in the world’s higher education institutions for hospitality and leisure management

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New K-12 international school coming to Sharjah’s Aljada project

Scheduled to open in 2026, the American curriculum school will have the capacity to house 2,000 pupils

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Dubai private schools record highest-ever enrollment in 2023-24 academic year

The total number of students attending private schools in the emirate is now more than 365,000

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The Green Planet unveils brand-new ‘outdoor’ Nature Park in Dubai

Families can explore the park’s treehouse adventure trail and skyline walks, which feature nine viewing platforms and slides designed for ages four to 12

New mangrove escape room experience by Tecom to debut in Dubai

Dubai Media City: Immersive mangrove-themed escape room to debut on Oct 12

The Immersive escape room developed by Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi and Emirates Nature-WWF in partnership with the TECOM will tour the UAE

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UAE holidays 2023: When will schools have the winter break?

According to the KHDA schedule, schools will break for winter in the second week of December