#Education

Heriot-Watt University Dubai

Heriot-Watt University Dubai receives initial institutional licensure by UAE MoE

The university’s graduates will now be able to pursue further degrees in CAA-accredited universities on completion of programme accreditation

Microsoft continues to commit heavily to education and skilling initiatives.

Power Letters 2023: Naim Yazbeck, general manager, Microsoft UAE

Microsoft continues to commit heavily to education and skilling initiatives

Dr Raja named Pro Chancellor of Heriott Watt university

Heriot-Watt University Dubai names Dr Raja Easa Al Gurg as pro-chancellor

Dr Raja takes on the role of honorary head of the university in Dubai and will represent the university in a ceremonial and ambassadorial capacity

Taaleem IPO

UAE’s Taaleem sets offer price range, looks to raise $204m from IPO

The subscription period starts today, with trading of shares expected to commence on November 29

Jamal Al Jassmi

Banking: Why investing in human capital is a key driver of success

Companies need to invest in people as much as they do in technology, as reskilling employees is both cost-effective and offers significant mid to long-term dividends

Proven Reality

Proven Reality, Gulf Medical University sign MoU to promote healthcare education blended with VR

The Simbios Proven Reality virtual reality training software enables teachers to design more individualised training programmes that meet the goals of medical students

Sheikh Mohamed

‘Dedicated teachers are the bedrock of our education system’, says UAE President

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan said that during the next 20 years, education will determine the extent to which countries advance in terms of development and civilisation

Insights: Why academia must raise the bar in society

Research-based innovation will be needed for the new era in order to address the economic, social and environmental issues facing society

Ajman University: A pioneer for education, inclusion, innovation and social impact

Ranked among the top 700 global universities, AU offers 35 programmes which are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education

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CEO of Saudi Arabia’s Sabic, Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan, resigns

By virtue of a royal decree, Al-Benyan was appointed as the kingdom’s new education minister

Ras Al Khaimah joins UNESCO GNLC

Ras Al Khaimah joins UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities

The membership was awarded due to Ras Al Khaimah’s focus on improving emirate-wide education outcomes, expanding its use of modern technologies in the learning process and empowering communities

Zurich-YouGov survey

Children’s tuition fees a key concern for GCC professionals in pharma, telecom sector, reveals survey

According to the survey, 71 per cent of UAE parents across these industries don’t have an education savings plan, and spend a significant amount of their monthly income on tuition fees

CAFU partners with Dubai Cares

CAFU, Dubai Cares partner to build school in Malawi

CAFU aims to raise Dhs154,000 in donations to help construct and run a primary school with two classrooms in one year.

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Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority awards Dhs1.2m to fund research projects

The funds will support five significant research projects related to early childhood development

Dubai DIDI graduation ceremony held at the Museum of the Future

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation holds its first graduation ceremony

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation’s Bachelor of Design degree is the first multidisciplinary programme in the Middle East of its kind to offer four design disciplines

TikTok and Injaz collaboration May 2022

Social media platform TikTok and Injaz partner to educate Arab youth

TikTok brought together key opinion leaders from Microsoft, McKinsey and MetLife to create informative videos to offer Arab youth career advice

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UAE: New education minister announced, structural changes unveiled

Meanwhile, Sarah Al Amiri was appointed as the Minister of State for Public Education and Advanced Technology

Dennis Whitney

Insights: How remote proctoring aids online learning

The introduction of AI has made it possible for educators to closely monitor a candidate’s activities and also conduct exams online

ADGM Academy, Human Resources Authority and Banque Misr sign MoU

The three entities will launch a banking educational programme at ADGM to train and certify Emirati nationals for employment in the private sector

Dubai: Private school enrolment crosses 300,000 students for the first time

There was 4.9 per cent enrolment growth since September last year in Dubai’s private school sector, which has 215 schools

What role is Metaverse playing in reshaping the healthcare sector

Digital health solutions are on the cusp of a unprecedented growth due to augmented and virtual reality technologies, says Dr Ben O. J. El Idrissi, COO and founder at Aimedis

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TCS launches goIT programme for students in the UAE

Tata Consultancy Services’ goIT programme aims to inspire young students to pursue STEM education and technology careers

Covid-19

Abu Dhabi: Covid-19 testing requirements outlined for private school students

ADEK has confirmed that all students, including those who are unvaccinated, must return to their campus in the new term

Khalifa University first in UAE to make courses globally available on Coursera

The university joins top institutions in Saudi Arabia and Jordan to make relevant content accessible to online learners

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development opens five colleges in Jordan

The colleges were built with ADFD funding worth Dhs80.3m

University of Sharjah, VMware sign MoU to launch IT academy

The partnership will train students and offer educational resources, in addition to organising events, seminars and workshops within the field

Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates The Digital School at Expo 2020 Dubai

Over 20,000 students will be registered in the first year, with the goal of increasing the number of students to one million in the next five years

GEMS Education

Dubai’s GEMS Education confirms being target of cyberattack

The education operator said that all its schools remain open, while external entities have been enlisted to investigate the incident

Dubai: Gems Education, Lenovo launch region’s first esports zone in a school

The Legion Gaming Zone at Gems Modern Academy in Dubai will accelerate opportunities for students in gaming

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Abu Dhabi-based French language school boosts security infrastructure with Fortinet

The school had to comply with their internal education auditing team as they store a significant amount of data ranging from financial to personal information