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SME story: Interview with Khaled Arwani, founder of MyUniPath

SME story: Interview with Khaled Arwani, founder of MyUniPath

The university admission and application process can be very challenging and time-consuming and is quite fragmented

Some private schools in Sharjah can hike up to 5% fee for new academic year

Some private schools in Sharjah can hike fee for new academic year

However, schools with a rating below ‘Acceptable’ are not eligible to increase the tuition fee

Select private schools in Dubai can increase fees by 3% for new academic year

Select private schools in Dubai can increase fees by 3% for new academic year

The rate by which schools can increase fee is tied to their most recent evaluation by the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau

Dr Raja named Pro Chancellor of Heriott Watt university

Heriot-Watt University Dubai names Dr Raja Easa Al Gurg as pro-chancellor

Dr Raja takes on the role of honorary head of the university in Dubai and will represent the university in a ceremonial and ambassadorial capacity

Taaleem

Dubai school operator Taaleem’s IPO draws $3.7bn in orders

Taaleem’s shares are due to start trading on November 29

Number of private schools in Dubai rises to 216

2022-23 academic year: Number of private schools in Dubai rises to 216

More than 326,000 students now attend Dubai’s private schools, representing a total of 187 nationalities

Taaleem IPO

UAE’s Taaleem sets offer price range, looks to raise $204m from IPO

The subscription period starts today, with trading of shares expected to commence on November 29

Somaroy Gabbita, Human Logic

Here’s how corporate upskilling benefits the workforce

E-learning gained higher acceptance and adoption during the pandemic, making it a trusted channel of learning says Somaroy Gabbita, general manager at Human Logic

UAE education provider Taaleem plans to raise $204m from IPO

Taaleem shares are expected to start trading on or around November 29, 2022

Sheikh Mohamed

‘Dedicated teachers are the bedrock of our education system’, says UAE President

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan said that during the next 20 years, education will determine the extent to which countries advance in terms of development and civilisation

UAE education fair

Higher education fair Najah returns to Abu Dhabi and Dubai in October

Leading universities from the US, Canada, UK, Australia, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and various parts of Europe will be exhibiting at the fair

Insights: Why academia must raise the bar in society

Research-based innovation will be needed for the new era in order to address the economic, social and environmental issues facing society

sustainable waste management in Egypt

Sharjah’s BEEAH Group, Green Planet partner to advance sustainable waste management in Egypt

The two entities will implement waste management strategies that align with Egypt’s sustainability agenda

DBA 8th cohort 2022

Dubai Business Associates welcomes graduates from 17 countries as part of 8th cohort

The fully-funded programme employs an experiential and project-based learning approach supported by PwC’s Academy Middle East, CAPADEV and Bon Education

Abu Dhabi Airports launches Aviation training programme for young emirati graduates

Abu Dhabi Airports launches new initiative to train Emirati graduates

With a focus on the aviation sector, the new ASAAS programme will facilitate the recruitment, training and development of young Emirati talent

Ras Al Khaimah joins UNESCO GNLC

Ras Al Khaimah joins UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities

The membership was awarded due to Ras Al Khaimah’s focus on improving emirate-wide education outcomes, expanding its use of modern technologies in the learning process and empowering communities

UAE israel education

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed arrives in Tel Aviv on Abraham Accords’ second anniversary

Besides the UAE foreign minister’s latest visit, we take stock of the key developments and events since the signing of the historic accords

SD Centre for Entrepreneurship

SD Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence partners with GEMS Education

Through the platform, SDCEE will curate specific programmes for all GEMS stakeholders and develop other initiatives such as conferences, networking events and venture funding support

Stuart Rees Jones

How immersive service experiences can help students become better leaders

Operating in teams and groups and improving cultural tolerance can be key character-building factors

Schools

UAE: Students above age 12, staff must provide negative PCR test result for new academic year

Wearing face masks remains mandatory inside closed areas

CAFU partners with Dubai Cares

CAFU, Dubai Cares partner to build school in Malawi

CAFU aims to raise Dhs154,000 in donations to help construct and run a primary school with two classrooms in one year.

Pension of UAE nationals working in Abu Dhabi public schools will increase to 80% of salary

Abu Dhabi: Pension for UAE nationals working in public schools to increase to 80% of salary

The Abu Dhabi Government will spend more than Dhs6.6bn to implement the new pension rate

National Digital Talent Program Launch Emirates NBD

Emirates NBD launches ‘National Digital Talent Program’ to support Emirati youth and UAE’s AI strategy

Emirates NBD, through its new talent programme aims to nurture and develop young Emiratis, making them future-ready to support the digital economy

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

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

schools

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

Ahmad-Belhoul-Al-Falasi

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