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Primed for growth: Abu Dhabi’s Yas Holding CEO on expanding during the crisis and plans ahead

As Yas Holding rapidly grows its portfolio, group CEO Murshed Al Redaini reveals how the company has tackled the Covid crisis and its ambitious plans for the future

GEMS Founders School Dubai

GEMS Founders School in Dubai to increase student intake from next academic year

It will increase the capacity at its school by an initial 1,000 places from the start of the 2021-2022 academic year

Heriot-Watt University Dubai introduces new scholarship for Ramadan 2021

The scholarship will offer students a fee reduction of Dhs8,000 for the September 2021 intake

GEMS Kindergarten starters dubai

GEMS Kindergarten Starters in Dubai to become a K-12 school

The school will also be renamed to GEMS Legacy School

UAE schools

No decision yet on model for next academic year – UAE Ministry of Education

It came after media reports this week stated that the authorities in the country had decided to extend the hybrid learning system into the next academic year

Kuwait masks

Kuwait: Schools to reopen in Sept, cinema entry only for vaccinated people post Ramadan

Some two million people in Kuwait are expected to receive Covid-19 vaccination by September

University of Wollongong in Dubai

University of Wollongong in Dubai announces region’s first career readiness programme

The 12-month programme starting this month is available to all newly enrolled first-year students at UOWD at no additional cost

Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education: Fighting the good fight

AGFE philanthropic initiatives address Arab youth unemployment

Revealed: Top TikTok influencers in the GCC

TikTok’s approbation in the region continues to gain momentum

UAE’s Amanat buys Cambridge Medical in $232m deal

Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center is a post-acute care and rehabilitation provider

GEMS Wellington Primary School Dubai

GEMS to close Wellington Primary School in Dubai

Its students will be shifted to GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail

Dubai Private Schools

Students enrolled in Dubai private schools reach 286,588

Dubai has 210 schools offering 17 different curricula, and 36 higher education institutions

Schools Education Dubai

UAE private schools admission age changed – ministry

All students currently enrolled at private schools in the UAE will not be affected by the change

UAE Schools Covid-19

UAE education: Onus on principals to inform health ministry of Covid-19 infections among employees, students

The Federal Public Prosecution said that it was obligatory to do so according to Article 12 of the Federal Law No 14 of 2014 concerning Prevention of Communicable Diseases

ABu Dhabi Schools Covid-19 Tests

Free mandatory Covid-19 PCR tests for students returning to school in Abu Dhabi

All teachers and staff members returning to campus must obtain a negative Covid-19 PCR result, and subsequently secure a negative result every two weeks

Ras Al kHaimah E learning

Ras Al Khaimah becomes UAE’s fourth emirate to shift to 100% distance learning

Ajman, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain have already directed all students in schools and nurseries to shift to e-learning

Umm Al Quwain Distance learning

All schools and nurseries in Umm Al Quwain to shift to 100% e-learning

The UAE’s Ministry of Education said that the directive will remain in place until further notice

University of Wollongong in Dubai

How business analytics will play a role in predicting the future

The global big data and business analytics market was valued at $168.8bn in 2018 and is forecast to grow to $274.3bn by 2022

E-learning

UAE’s Ministry of Education shifts all schools and nurseries to 100% distance learning in Ajman

It did not specify until when this directive will remain in force

Dubai Parks and Resorts

Free annual passes to Dubai Parks and Resorts for all Dubai private school staff

The pass will give them unlimited access at Motiongate Dubai, Bollywood Parks, Legoland Dubai, as well as the Legoland Water Park

Revealed: LinkedIn unveils most ‘in-demand’ jobs, skills in UAE

Specialised medical professionals, digital content freelancers, professional and personal coaches, are among the pick of the jobs

UAE public schools to resume onsite education from February 14

Abu Dhabi will allow all schools in the emirate to resume in-clasroom teaching from February 14, with the option of e-learning available until the end of this academic year

Abu Dhabi’s Aldar Properties announces new operating model to drive growth

Aldar Investment and Aldar Development will be led by their own CEOs – Jassem Busaibe and Jonathan Emery, respectively

Lenka Basweidan Founder of Arabee Learning

The SME Story: Lenka Basweidan, founder of Arabee Learning

Arabee takes the children on a continuous journey, using language patterns and vocabulary repetition the same way they learn their mother tongue.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

UAE residency: Foreign students can now sponsor families

Foreign students in the UAE will now be permitted to sponsor their families, provided they have the financial means to do so

Aldar jumps as Abu Dhabi signs off on $12bn in deals

The company will take on management of Dhs30bn in developments and provide oversight for projects worth Dhs10bn

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