#Education

Sharjah

Sharjah: Staff at private educational institutions must pay for mandatory PCR test every 14 days

An exception will be made for those employees who have received both the doses of the vaccine, or those who have a medical condition that exempts them from taking the jab

UAE: Students may return to their campus at 50 per cent of its capacity

The Ministry of Education will review the situation on a weekly basis

UAE: Teachers and educational admin staff encouraged to take Covid-19 vaccine

The UAE aims to vaccinate 50 per cent of its population in the first quarter of 2021

Students from grades 4-11 will answer their exams remotely

UAE: Ministry of Education sets exam dates for students from grades 4-12

The exams will be held from January 10-14

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Outlook for 2021: The education perspective

Demand for the right talent and skills will be high across all industries

Private schools in Dubai will open ‘as usual’ next week – KHDA

Abu Dhabi earlier announced that all school students in the emirate will have remote learning for the first two weeks of the new term

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Abu Dhabi announces e-learning for all school students for first two weeks of new term

The decision was made to protect the health and safety of students, teachers and school staff, officials said

UAE’s digital future rests on a skilled workforce

Empowering the next generation of leaders with digital skills and education is imperative for the UAE’s continued global success

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Will an MBA help you land a job in the current market scenario?

Dubai-based UOWD offers an accredited MBA programme as well as other specialised masters degrees to meet real-world job demands  

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Finding the right blend: Business education in a post-Covid world

The overarching goal of blended learning is to combine the most interesting aspects of traditional classroom teaching with the advantages of online learning

Students from grades 4-11 will answer their exams remotely

Students with chronic medical conditions can return to private schools in Abu Dhabi

Last month, ADEK announced that all private school students in Abu Dhabi will have the option to return to in-classroom education for the new academic term

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University of Wollongong in Dubai introduced three new computer science degree programmes

The university offers programmes in cybersecurity, big data and game and mobile development

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University of Wollongong in Dubai has launched a Master of Business Analytics degree

The new programme has been designed in consultation with analytics firm SAS and will have a maximum requirement of 12 subjects to graduate in it

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Revealed: 10 key volunteering opportunities in Dubai

Residents in the emirate can connect with the community by extending a helping hand

Abu Dhabi’s AI university appoints academic Eric Xing as president

Professor Dr. Xing has been a visiting associate professor at Stanford University, and a visiting research professor at Facebook

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How school-university partnerships can strengthen the UAE’s education sector

Such collaborations offer enhanced learning for students and professional development opportunities for staff

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UAE President issues law to establish new university for humanities

The university will offer graduate, post-graduate and doctoral degree programmes in social studies, humanities and philosophy

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Sheikh Mohammed launches digital school initiative aiming to reach a million students in five years

The initiative will mainly cater to students who do not have easy access to formal education

Over 2,000 UAE teachers join ‘Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts’ rank

UAE educators make up one in 10 out of 20,000 worldwide

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Social space: A roundup of all the GCC social media news in October

Fadi Khater, founder and managing partner of digital marketing agency Netizency, provides an overview of social media trends in the region

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Covid-19: Abu Dhabi private schools to resume campus learning for all students

Students across all grades can return to their campus at the start of their second semester in January 2021

How University of Wollongong in Dubai is looking to alter the higher education landscape

Australia’s University of Wollongong in Dubai opens its state-of-the-art campus in Dubai Knowledge Park

How UAE-based universities must be refurbished as creative free zones

Better education for entrepreneurs is required to ensure they build products and services that people want

Dubai’s Amanat invests in US-based edtech firm BEGiN

The acquisition is Amanat’s first ever venture capital investment

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Private schools in Abu Dhabi can face upto Dhs250,000 fine for flouting Covid-19 guidelines

The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (Adek) has sent a circular to schools detailing the fines and warnings.

Abu Dhabi students in grade 6 and above will have 100% distance learning

An exception will be made for students in grades 9 to 12 who need to take international exams for universities

Sharjah private schools

Sharjah private schools to permit campus attendance from September 27

The Sharjah Private Education Authority made the announcement via its social media channels

Back-to school experiments offer a coronavirus education

School reopenings haven’t been the primary cause of flare-ups in local Covid-19 cases, opines Bloomberg columnist Lara Williams

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Video: Australia’s University of Wollongong opens new campus in Dubai

The 200,000-square-foot standalone facility is located in Dubai Knowledge Park

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UAE offers full educational scholarships for children of healthcare workers

The Hayyakum initiative will allow these students to study at public schools from this academic year until their graduation from high school