education

  • ArabiaWeather Hosts Agriculture Meteorology Training Course for Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture Employees

    A group of employees from the Agrometeorological Network at the Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture have completed a training course on agriculture-meteorology given by a number of experts from ArabiaWeather Inc., the leading and specialized provider of business solutions’ weather data to various sectors across the Arab World. The eight-day course, which took place at the Company’s headquarters, comprised detailed explanations on agricultural meteorology including numerical weather prediction models, satellite images, climate archive, seasonal weather forecasts, meteorological services management, among other subjects.

  • Arabic audiobook version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone now available on Storytel app

    Storytel, the Arabic division of Europe’s leading platform for audiobooks, announced today that the Arabic audiobook version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone - the first novel in the widely popular Harry Potter series by British author J.K. Rowling - is now available for download on its app.

  • Arthur Carmazzi and Tan Sri Barry Goh aim to build great leaders with introduction new type of school

    Kingsley Leadership Academy, one of the first schools to run under the  Arthur Carmazzi Leadership Development methodology in Malaysia is looking for intakes in September 2018.  The first of its kind leadership school provides not only knowledge and education but also instils passion and the attitudes required to succeed in life thus creating great leaders.

  • Artificial Intelligence to help uplift teaching profession

    Artificial intelligence could be the breakthrough that teachers have been waiting for.

    At the recently concluded GESS Dubai, experts showed a glimpse of the future for the teaching profession with the help of AI, and how it can contribute significantly to school improvement.

  • As part of ‘Champion of Tomorrow’ initiative, festival features sports competitions & learning activities

    The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) concluded its ‘Beach Festival 2015’ on a high note, with an active participation of 90 male and 50 female high school students from Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region.

  • Ashridge faculty highlights key factors for women’s career success in the Middle East

    Fiona Elsa Dent and Viki Holton, both faculty at Ashridge Executive Education and authors of ‘How To Thrive and Survive As A Working Woman: The Coach Yourself Toolkit’ shares their perspectives on career issues faced by women in the Middle East based on their experience of working with many regional women managers who attend Ashridge Business School programmes and events.

  • Asians shine at National Creative Art Contest

    Creativity, colour and talent were the buzz words when 145 artists competed in the 7th UC DINOART National Art Competition held at the Sheikh Rashid Auditorium, Indian High School this weekend. The 2-hour competition brought to the fore hundreds of ideas under one roof as youngsters aged 5 years to 15 years of multiple nationalities and backgrounds presented their thoughts visually. After two rigorous but creative hours of drawing, colouring and painting, 57 winners were awarded prizes across 14 categories.

  • Aspen Heights British School celebrates its opening with a grand launch

    Aspen Heights British School, a new British curriculum school in Abu Dhabi celebrated its official opening on Monday 2nd October with a grand launch event at the school. At the occasion, Principal Emma Shanahan and her staff, accompanied by the school’s parents and their children, welcomed guests with VIPs including Shehab Al Hashemi, CEO at Investment Holdings and Chairman of Aspen Heights, representatives from the British Embassy in the UAE, and Christine Simmonds,-Director of Schools in the Gulf, International Schools Partnership.

  • ATDD team visits KHDA to learn about practices and initiatives

    The Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) delegation recently visited the office of  Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in Dubai to learn about the department’s initiatives and strategies to improve accessibility to education, learning and human development.

  • AURAK Awarded for Best Green Campus in UAE

    The American University of Ras Al Khaimah has been presented with the Best Green Campus award for 2016, receiving the prestigious accolade at an exclusive ceremony in Abu Dhabi.

  • AURAK Civil Engineering Program Granted ABET Accreditation

    The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has this week announced that its Bachelor of Science in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering has been granted accreditation by ABET’s Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC).

  • AURAK Enters MOU with Al Nuaimi Group

    The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Al Nuaimi Group LLC to augment research, help students prepare for competition, and improve job opportunities for students.

  • AURAK is Making a Difference in Special Education

    In connection with the UAE’s Innovation Month, the American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s Dr. Sharon Waller, PhD., CED provided two educational sessions to enlighten, support, and encourage local teachers of determined students. 

  • AURAK Launches Innovation Week Program

    The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has launched its comprehensive program for the second annual Innovation Week initiative, as decreed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

  • AURAK Meets with Sungkyunkwan University

    The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) President, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, met with representatives from Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea to discuss possibilities of an international partnership. 

  • AURAK Programs Earn ABET Accreditation

    The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has proudly announced that two programs within its School of Engineering were awarded with full ABET accreditation this week.

  • AURAK Selected to Participate in ‘Solar Decathlon’

    The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has been selected to participate in Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018, a competition in which universities organize the construction of sustainable solar homes.

  • AURAK Signs MoU with Camfil

    The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) today signed a memorandum of understanding with Camfil, a global leader within the air filtration industry.

  • AURAK Signs MoU with Incheon National University

    The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed an agreement with Incheon National University, which is based in Incheon, South Korea.

  • AUS architecture professor selected for prestigious Fulbright Program

    Marcus Farr, a faculty member of the College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) at American University of Sharjah (AUS), has been named a 2019 Fulbright Scholar, a prestigious and widely recognized acknowledgement of scholarly achievement. Farr will travel to the Yangtze River Delta region of China under the program, examining how historical architectural methods could inform more sustainable construction practices in modern China, and around the world, and will also be teaching.