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UAE, Israel sign MoU to cooperate in education sector

A joint committee will be formed to promote cooperation and encourage coordination between educational institutions in the two countries

Dubai private schools

Dubai private schools report 3.5% growth in student enrolments

There are 289,019 students belonging to 185 nationalities enrolled in 215 private schools

Zayed University UAE

UAE’s Zayed University signs academic partnership MoU with Israel’s University of Haifa

Both universities will exchange knowledge and academic best practices, conduct joint-research projects, and organise mutually beneficial events and seminars

Saudi Arabia

Saudi: 44 global companies shift regional HQ to Riyadh ahead of 2024 deadline

The licenses were issued at the 5th edition of the Future Investment Initiative

Video: Here’s how Dubai’s Collegiate International School is ensuring the safe return of students

All the adults in the school have been fully vaccinated and social distancing is maintained at all times, says the school’s superintendent, Bruce Major

Abu Dhabi schools

Abu Dhabi says schools with high student vaccination rates can gradually relax Covid-19 measures

According to ADEK, all staff and students aged 16 and above currently attending Abu Dhabi’s private and charter schools have been vaccinated

Sharjah

Sharjah private schools must return to 50% in-classroom learning before Oct 31

The Sharjah Private Education Authority will continue intensive inspections of the precautionary measures implemented in schools until October 31

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

Free peer-to-peer learning coding school, 42 Abu Dhabi, inaugurated in the UAE

42 Abu Dhabi has been established in partnership with Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge under the Ghadan 21 accelerator programme

Abu Dhabi schools

Abu Dhabi links relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions in schools to student vaccination rates

The ‘blue schools initiative’ will be implemented from Term 2 of the current academic year

Virtual Reality

New realities in the virtual world

While AR and virtual reality continue to see strides and innovations in the gaming and entertainment industries, the technology is also rapidly expanding to automotive, healthcare, retail and more

Making the world your classroom

Universities today offer several pathway programmes for students seeking global mobility

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

e-learning

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

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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

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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