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UAE learners seek key business upskilling to compete globally – study

The top course this past year was Johns Hopkins University’s Covid-19 Contact Tracing, reflecting the need to mitigate the effects of the ongoing pandemic

Zayed University

Abu Dhabi’s Zayed University signs MoU with Injazat for student-led edtech projects

The collaboration will enable students to research and evaluate the use of AI in diagnosing learning difficulties among other areas

E-learning

Abu Dhabi schools to implement distance learning for two weeks

During this period, ongoing testing campaigns will be intensified for educational personnel

Education trends for 2022 and beyond

More and more universities will encourage students in their entrepreneurship efforts and act as incubation hubs

Why transnational education is key for the post-Covid world

International enrollment declined significantly during the pandemic due to travel restrictions

Here’s why the ASUS BR1100 is a credible proposition for students

Powering the ASUS BR1100 is an Intel Celeron N4500 processor, Intel UHD graphics, and improved battery mode that will provide a full charge in less than two hours

De Montfort University Dubai

UK’s De Montfort University opens its first international campus in Dubai

It will offer students a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses including cybersecurity, fashion marketing and psychology

UAE firm, European group partner to offer entrepreneurship education in Dubai

Located in Dubai, the SD Centre for Entrepreneurial Excellence will offer subjects such as new venture creation, internationalisation strategies and entrepreneurial finance

Sharjah

Sharjah private educational institutions to have four-day week

They will have a three-day weekend from Friday to Sunday each week

Private schools across Dubai to follow new working week

The UAE government announced a truncated working week for the public sector earlier today

Revolutionising the education ecosystem with artificial intelligence

The pandemic broke our long-held notions that a good education can only take place in a physical classroom with a teacher imparting lessons to all students

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Human Logic, Gamalearn collaborate to support region’s education sector

The organisations plan to integrate their technological solutions to boost the growth of the education industry

Khalifa University

UAE’s Khalifa University launches investment arm with Dhs100m endowment

The newly formed Khalifa University Enterprises Company will act as the business and investment arm of the university

Newage Learning, infoShare Academy to launch software coding education programmes in GCC

With technology being increasingly critical in every facet of business, all organisations recognise the need to accelerate development of digital solutions to be competitive

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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

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Why entrepreneurship education is vital for the region

Experiential learning journeys, collaborations at a university level and even the private sector, all have a role in educating the next generation of entrepreneurs

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

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

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

42 Abu Dhabi school

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

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The growing opportunity for education technology in post-covid era

Building on the advances of the past two years, authorities can build a 21st-century education system that combines traditional teaching with the latest technology

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

Webinar: Future trends in digital transformation in the Middle East

To learn how organisations can embrace digital transformation, Gulf Business in association with Xerox hosted the webinar which was joined by esteemed panel of industry experts

Over 90% of students aged 12 and over in Saudi Arabia are vaccinated

Covid-19: Over 90% of students aged 12 and over in Saudi Arabia are vaccinated

Vaccination rates among teachers and education staff reached 96.92 per cent in the kingdom

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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

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 shcools

Dubai private schools to end all distance learning by October 3

Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management said the decision was reached after extensive consultation with parents and school operators