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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

Saudi Arabia Airport

Saudi announces further easing of restrictions for certain travellers

Travellers from select categories, who were previously required to spend 14 days outside certain countries before entering the kingdom, can now enter directly

Education 2.0: Classrooms need a ‘voice lift’ to adapt to the new normal

Schools and universities must now look to adapt their current spaces to new requirements

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

Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai to offer curated programmes with free entry to all UAE school students

The four programmes will take place across the Expo’s three Thematic Districts — Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability

Children Covid-19 testing

UAE health ministry publishes list of Covid-19 testing centres for school children in northern emirates

The ministry identified 63 testing centres for students across Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Qaiwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah

Dubai Private Schools

Covid-19: Dubai’s KHDA issues updated protocols for students returning to campus

Students who do not wish to take the Covid-19 vaccine are not obliged to submit a negative PCR test

Saudi approves Moderna vaccine for 12-17 age group

Saudi’s education ministry has said that students over the age of 12 will require to be vaccinated to be admitted back to school

Saudi says students who are not vaccinated will be considered absent

Students above the age of 12 will require to be vaccinated with both shots to return to schools

Covid-19 vaccine

Covid-19: Abu Dhabi opens walk-in vaccination centres exclusively for students and educational staff

The centres will be open from August 17 – October 31 at the Mina Zayed Vaccination Center and the Al Ain Convention Center

Abu Dhabi vaccine

Abu Dhabi: Covid-19 vaccine mandatory for students aged 16 and over to enter schools

The rule is also applicable to staff and visitors, who must be fully vaccinated with a UAE approved vaccine to access the school’s premises

UAE: 12th grade students appearing for exam must undergo Covid-19 test

Students and staff are refrained from going to educational establishments if they are experiencing Covid-19 or any other respiratory symptoms

UAE’s GEMS Education launches drive to vaccinate 42,000 students

More than 42,000 GEMS students are eligible to be vaccinated, while 1,800 have already received the vaccine

Video: Inside Heriot Watt University Dubai’s new campus

Located at Dubai Knowledge Park, the 218,000 square feet campus offers blended education to its roughly 4,000 students

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

Abu Dhabi’s Alef Education launches AI app for language learning

Alef Education is targeting more than six million non-Arabic speaking expatriates

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

UAE’s education ministry launches ‘50×50 Initiative’

Close to 50,000 students representing all academic stages from over 1,200 public and private schools will participate in 1,000 virtual interactive workshops

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad launches global student offer

This offer excludes departures from India and China

Kuwait stops issuing driving licences to expat students and nurses

The decision will not apply to students and nurses who already have licences

Dubai carrier Emirates offers year-long travel incentives to students and families

Student travellers can enjoy special discounts on economy and business class fares, additional baggage and a free date change of their booking

Dubai’s RTA caps number of students in school buses; introduces safety measures for school transport service

Dubai Taxi Corporation’s school transport service has 18,608 registered students

Abu Dhabi student School

Abu Dhabi prepped to welcome students across 205 school campuses

Five academic models are available to private schools in Abu Dhabi to balance between in-classroom and online learning

Private schools in Dubai can opt for a suitable teaching approach

Schools are encouraged to implement innovative solutions to ensure high safety standards in the current environment

Students in Dubai can opt for distance learning for first term – KHDA

Last month, KHDA issued a list of 100-plus protocols for the re-opening of private schools across the emirate in September this year

Kuwait likely to end current school year for students due to Covid-19

The government suspended all public schools on March 12 due to the spread of Covid-19

KHDA issues list of protocols for reopening of private schools in Dubai

Over 100 safety measures entail wearing masks, regular sanitisation, temperature checks and maintaining adequate distancing

UAE’s GEMS Education schools undergo safety measures to prepare for reopening

The network of schools is undergoing regular deep cleaning and disinfection using hospital-grade anti-viral disinfectants

E-learning university students

UAE’s ministry extends deadline for applications to higher education institutions, external scholarships

This move was to safeguard the future of Grade 12 students and guarantee their right to higher education

Abu Dhabi university to provide financial aid to students affected by Covid-19

The university said it is will provide aid to students who are finding it difficulties to finance their tuition fees