education

  • AFFORDABLE SCHOOLING A PRIORITY FOR DUBAI PARENTS WITH UAE EDUCATION COSTS REPORTED AMONG THE WORLD’S HIGHEST

    Parents’ spending on education continued to be a sensitive subject here in the UAE, according to a recent report published by HSBC.

  • EMIRATI CHILDREN TO BENEFIT FROM FULL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME AT NEWLANDS SCHOOL

    The Newlands School, based in Al Warqa, Dubai has announced its plan to foster academic excellence within the Emirati community through the launch of a scholarship programme for UAE National girls during its inaugural 2017/18 school year.

  • How SOHAR is helping to save the world, one school at a time

    In partnership with the Ministry of Education, the Doha office of UNESCO, Sultan Qaboos University, and a number of other NGOs, SOHAR Port and Freezone is actively supporting the Green Schools Programme in Oman. At Umaia Bint Qais School in Liwa, close to the fast growing industrial Port, one of the most exciting projects is the establishment of a medicinal plant nursery.

  • Tasneef graduates a batch of Emirati Engineers at Genoa University

    As part of its strategic plan to empower the UAE’s youth by providing them with advanced skills in the marine and maritime sciences, Emirates Classification Society "Tasneef" graduated 10 engineers after completion of an advanced training course in the engineering field from Genoa University. The university, one of the biggest in Italy, was established in 1481 and has main majors such as Naval, Electrical, Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering. This accomplishment, fully organized by Tasneef, represents an important step towards the framework of its vision that aims to transfer advanced knowledge and technology in the maritime field to the young national calibers.

  • VFS Edu Support Services partners with Oxademy to launch world’s first ‘AI-based’ online learning programmes for students

    VFS Edu Support Services Pvt. Ltd., the education services arm of VFS Global, today announced a partnership with award-winning UK-based Edtech Oxademy Technologies and its subsidiary Oxademy Business School to form the new global digital learning platform ‘VFS-Oxademy’.

  • ‘aafaq Education’ partners with University College of Bahrain to support Islamic finance industry with elite human efficiencies

    aafaq Education L.C.C is a private company specialized in managing and investing in educational institutions recently entered into a strategic partnership with the University College of Bahrain to offer an Executive Master’s Degree in Islamic Finance in the UAE. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Dr. Mahmoud Abdalaal, CEO of aafaq Islamic Finance, and Dr. Sheikh Khalid Bin Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Founder and Chairman of Board of Trustees at University College of Bahrain, in the presence of senior officials and managers from both parties.

  • ‘aafaq Islamic Finance’ enters into new partnership with ‘Emirates College of Technology’ to promote Islamic banking & finance

    aafaq Islamic Finance, a leading provider of Islamic finance products and services in the UAE, has recently entered into a strategic collaborative agreement with the academic institution ‘Emirates College of Technology’ (ECT). This is the latest key partnership in aafaq’s bid to promote Islamic banking and finance and contribute to making Dubai the capital of the global Islamic economy through investments in various economic sectors.

  • ‘Emirati Programmer’ moves to next step with launch of Hackathon competition under supervision of international jury of IT experts

    In a move to build a knowledgeable, innovative and competitive generation, H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai, Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Board of Governors, and Chairman of the Emirates Talent Association, attended today (Saturday, May 20, 2017) the awarding ceremony for the ‘Emirati Programmer’ initiative. The ‘Emirati Programmer’ project is a fruitful collaboration between the Emirates Talent Association, HBMSU, and Microsoft. The ceremony, which took place at the HBMSU campus, recognized 96 unique talents who successfully completed the three stages of the program. Presented in the ceremony were H.E. Majid Hamad Rahma AlShamsi, Chairman of Union Cooperative Society-Dubai and the Chairman of Consumer Cooperative Union in United Arab Emirates, and Dr. Mohammed Al Mu'alla, Under-secretary of the Ministry of Education.

  • ‘Supreme Legislation Committee’ and ‘Imam Malik College for Islamic Sharia & Law’ sign MoU to promote research and legal excellence

    The Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Imam Malik College for Islamic Sharia and Law to promote efforts to enrich, transfer, and share knowledge and expertise in line with mutual objectives aiming at raising legal, legislative, and research performance, as well as consolidating the role of law in building a knowledge-based society. The two parties emphasized concerted efforts to establish Dubai as a leading center of legal excellence, through enhancing legal training and encouraging research to keep pace with ongoing positive developments at the legal, research, and academic levels in the UAE.

  • “Dubai Maritime Training Center” establishes new standards of Maritime Vocational Training

    The Dubai Maritime City Authority, the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has lauded the operations of the Dubai Maritime Training Centre which represents a valuable addition to the initiatives aimed at enhancing the performance, safety and competitiveness of the local maritime sector while also promoting the emirate as a leading global maritime hub. The Dubai Maritime Training Centre is an initiative developed by the Dubai Maritime Creativity Lab, which was launched earlier by DMCA. The centre work revolves around supporting the government’s efforts to introduce and position Dubai as a safe and sustainable maritime hub via the implementation of comprehensive set of world-class workshops and training programs.

  • “Instaclass.com Online Tutoring PlatformOfficially Launches In the Middle East”

    Instaclass.com, the online learning platform for all, has announced the official launch of its operation in the Middle East today. Instaclass.com platform is a revolutionary tool that connects learners and tutors throughout the region via online interactive video sessions, covering a wide variety of curricula’s, university, languages and professional subjects.

  • 20 scholarships for outstanding high school learners granted for third year in a row

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced that 20 scholarships will be awarded to outstanding high school learners as grants from H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of HBMSU. Bestowed for the third year in a row now, the scholarships aim to help learners in their quest towards scientific and academic excellence and enable them to contribute effectively to the UAE’s overall development. The H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Scholarship Program provides outstanding learners the opportunity to enroll at HBMSU’s e-School of Business and Quality Management and e-School of Health and Environmental Studies. Both schools follow the highest standards of innovation and incorporate the latest smart technologies to meet the aspirations of Arab learners.

  • aafaq Islamic Finance signs collaborative agreement with HBMSU’s Dubai Centre for Islamic Banking and Finance

    aafaq Islamic Finance, a leading provider of Islamic finance products and e-government services in the UAE, has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Centre for Islamic Banking and Finance (DCIBF) of Hamdan Bin Mohammad Smart University (HBMSU). The agreement was signed by the University’s Chancellor, Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, and H.E. Abdul Jaleel Al-Blouki, Vice Chairman of “aafaq Islamic Finance”, at the HBMSU campus in the presence of senior officials from both sides.

  • AAT posts higher enrollees in Accounting Qualifications in 2016 to prepare for upcoming VAT imposition in Gulf

    In the wake of the impending imposition of value-added tax (VAT) in the GCC, the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), a globally recognized player in the accounting and finance sector, has announced an uptake in the number of students taking its Accounting Qualifications in the region. Providing training for a huge range of accounting and finance roles, the Qualifications include comprehensive Indirect Tax, Personal Tax, and Business Tax elements.

  • Abu Dhabi Education Council awards winners of Event attended by senior officials, winners & participants & their parents

    The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) recently concluded its extracurricular activities for the academic year 2016-2017, following the completion of a series of contests and competitions under its ‘Champions of Tomorrow’ and ‘Creative Program’ campaigns.

  • Abu Dhabi Education Council concludes ‘Champions of Tomorrow 2015’ with the participation of 84,244 students

    The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) concluded the ‘Champions of Tomorrow 2015’ initiative, which involved a series of sports competitions for top student athletes across Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region.

  • Abu Dhabi School of Management forges Partnership with UK’s Imperial College Business School

    The Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM), a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Chamber, an educational institution dedicated to developing the UAE’s future entrepreneurial leaders, has agreed a partnership with Imperial College Business School, part of Imperial College London, one of the world’s leading universities for science, technology, engineering and medicine. The partnership was officially sealed during a signing ceremony held at the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the presence of H.E. Mohamed Helal Al Muhairi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Prof. G. ‘Anand’ Anandalingam, Dean of Imperial College Business School; and Prof. Abdullah Abonamah, President of the Abu Dhabi School of Management.

  • Abu Dhabi School of Management graduates first cohort of MBA students

    The Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM), a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an educational institution dedicated to developing the UAE’s future entrepreneurial leaders, welcomed its first cohort of MBA students during a meaningful graduation ceremony held recently at the National Archives Auditorium in Abu Dhabi.

  • Abu Dhabi School of Management highlights role of entrepreneurship & innovation in organizational excellence

    The Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM), a business school focusing on developing entrepreneurial leadership, has emphasized the importance of entrepreneurship and innovation in achieving organizational excellence within the UAE, for both the government and private sectors. A subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Chamber, ADSM highlights how top-level executives around the world count innovation among the most important growth factors and adds that some of the biggest and most successful enterprises in Abu Dhabi and the UAE are explicitly committed to innovation.

  • Abu Dhabi School of Management prepares future entrepreneurial leaders via exclusive Signature Learning Experience

    The Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM), a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an educational institution dedicated to developing the UAE’s future entrepreneurial leaders, has reaffirmed its commitment to fully align its Signature Learning Experience (SLE), its unique learning model founded on technology and sustainability in a digitized and information-rich world, to nurture knowledgeable and innovative citizens. The declaration was made recently prior the start of the third cohort of MBA students.