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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

Heriot-Watt University Power Letters 2024: Training students for green collar jobs

Power Letters 2024: Preparing students for ‘green collar’ jobs

The provost and vice principal at Heriot-Watt University Dubai is hopeful about a future where students are trained for ‘green’ jobs

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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

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Learning for Change: Exploring the intersection of education and COP28

Education stands out as the foundation for nurturing a climate-resilient generation capable of instigating transformative change

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Daily Insider: Dubai schools growth signals expat shift

Dubai’s schooling sector is growing strongly on the back of the city and emirate becoming a major magnet for professionals and families from across the globe.

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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

Taaleem’s full-year net profit surges by 41.5%

Dubai’s Taaleem records Dhs117.3m in full-year profit

The school operator added 28,490 new students for the 2022/23 academic year, a 35.9 per cent year-on-year increase in enrolments

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Sheikh Hamdan launches Dubai Economic Leadership Program

Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Leadership Development will open registration for the programme between September and October

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Khalifa University, Mubadala ink key sponsorship partnership

The financial sponsorship will contribute to the Khalifa University Fund to support research and development with advanced facilities

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Dubai Future Academy announces new courses, training programmes

Courses will empower more than 500 participants with crucial skills and tools for foresight and future design

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Indian Institute Of Technology Delhi to open campus in UAE

IIT Delhi’s Abu Dhabi campus will offer computer science, artificial intelligence, energy and sustainability, healthcare and research programmes

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Dubai adds new private schools in 2023-24 academic year

Dubai is home to a total of 220 private schools, which enrolled over 326,000 students in the 2022-23 academic year

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Insights: Empowering UAE women for a transformative AI-driven future

Upskilling Emirati women in AI and related fields will not only equip them with vital tech skills but also open doors to emerging sectors and leadership positions

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UAE: Schools welcome more than 290,000 students on Aug 28

Schools welcomed 23,492 educational professionals back after an eight-week break

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Bybit-AUS sponsorship fund: Here’s how 38 bright students will benefit

In addition to sponsoring the selected students, Bybit is contributing Dhs100,000 to sponsor the first AUS-Bybit Inter-College Hackathon in November

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Dubai universities roll out programmes in AI, drones, genetics, gaming

Dubai International Academic City and Dubai Knowledge Park aim to equip students with future-proof skills during the 2023-24 academic year

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India supports community initiatives for new schools in GCC

Within the GCC, the largest number of Indian schools are in the UAE

Insights: Economic growth requires reforms in higher education

The online higher education is growing and is estimated to touch $5bn by 2025

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COP28, Coursera to increase access to climate literacy education for global youth

The programme of more than 100 courses covers a range of topics essential for climate literacy across mitigation, adaptation, finance, and loss and damage

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Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University introduces metaverse training courses

The courses include presentations on the metaverse, its applications across diverse sectors and methodologies

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Saudi edtech YaSchools raises $600,000 in seed round, plans for expansion to Jordan

Since the launch of its microlending services in early 2023, YaSchools has received financing requests worth more than $40m

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Serco launches graduate space programme in Saudi Arabia

Positions will include a secondment in Europe to gain experience with international space programmes

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Saudi’s Riyadh Air to build first simulator centre at Prince Sultan University

Riyadh Air will partner with PSU to build long-term academic programmes to support students who want to pursue a career in aviation

Taaleem Holdings posts $54.5m in 9M 2023 net profit

Dubai’s Taaleem posts $54.5m profit since IPO

The school operator added 28,563 students for the 2022/23 academic year, a 36.2 per cent YoY increase in enrolments

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Binance Academy, Coursera partner to advance blockchain education

The programmes will cater to individuals looking for a foundational understanding of blockchain, web3 and crypto technologies, and for those who wish to pursue a career in the blockchain industry

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Guide to capitalise on UAE’s flourishing real estate market

Real estate investors looking to leverage the boom in the UAE market without committing to a large outlay can use REITs to earn high yields

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UAE simplifies recognition process for foreign university degrees

The updated system highlights the need for attesting previous degrees, and complying with a minimum physical presence requirement of 30 days for master’s graduates and 168 days for bachelor’s graduates

Education

Top 5 education solutions that can help you as a professional educator

The integration of these solutions into the teaching process can enhance the learning experience, rendering it more engaging, interactive and impactful