education

  • Birzeit University Awards Honorary Doctorate to Mr. Riad Al Sadek

    Under the patronage of the UAE Minister of Tolerance, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Birzeit University has awarded the honorary doctorate to the Palestinian businessman Mr. Riyad Al Sadek for his excellence in community and economic development in the Arab world and for his generosity to Birzeit University. The event took place in Dubai on Saturday February 3, 2018, in the presence of the President of the Board of Trustees of the University Dr. Hanna Nasir, the President of the University Dr. Abdul Latif Abu Hijla and some members of the Board of Trustees.

  • Blackboard and Higher Colleges of Technology Establish Digital Education Center of Excellence in the Middle East

    Blackboard and the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) largest education institution, extended their partnership to create the first Blackboard Center of Excellence in the Middle East.

  • BMW Group Middle East to educate UAE school children on the importance of road safety awareness for second year running

    Following the success of last year’s campaign, in which 5,000 school children aged 6-9 years old learnt the fundamentals of road safety as part of a unique hands-on educational experience, BMW Group Middle East together with local UAE importers, AGMC and Abu Dhabi Motors, and Ciel Events are extending their efforts to educate thousands more youngsters in the UAE.

  • Book in some time to read

    With the onset of the winter vacation, young ones across the city will be enjoying a little extra free time this December. Ladybird Nursery is encouraging children to spend time broadening their horizons while they’re on holiday, by getting their little hands on books.

  • Booming education sector creates opportunities in Alternative investments across the Middle East

    The massive increase in demand for private schools is stimulating interest from real estate investors, developers and builders seeking ‘alternative investments’ as the supply of quality assets in more traditional sectors such as offices, retail, residential and hotels remains limited, according to JLL’s latest report.

  • Breaking Boundaries

    Proven, the leading business support service provider for the KSA market announces the first in a series of educational events detailing the process of setting up a business in the KSA, how to remain compliant within the laws of KSA and maintain company by-laws. As specialists in corporate immigration, business outsourcing and recruitment, Proven will provide advanced regional insights on how to successfully do business in the Kingdom’s burgeoning markets.  The event, aptly titled, Breaking Boundaries, explores ideas on the introduction of Vision 2030 and its ambitious plans to diversify the economy away from oil.

  • Breaking the Shackles of Child Labour Imperative to Ensure Right to Education: CRY

    The rain Gods have a crucial role to play in children's education in Mahabubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh in India. Since the livelihood of the communities is dependent on farming, lack of rains not just ruins the crops, but the chances of children going to school. To make ends meet, families force their children to take up economic roles to aid the family's income, even if it is a meager amount.

  • Brian Lara Launches GEMS Heritage Indian School’s World-class Cricket Academy

    GEMS Heritage Indian School, in partnership with ESM (East Sports Management), today inaugurated GEMS Heritage Cricket Academy, a world-class facility with state-of-the-art technology, an enhanced curriculum and ICC-qualified coaches, all designed to offer young cricketers unmatched training, support and opportunities to play matches.

  • Brighton College Abu Dhabi Graduate Achieves Highest Geography A Level Grade Worldwide

    Amy Willetts, who graduated from Brighton College Abu Dhabi in June 2018, has been awarded the highest A Level grade in the world for Geography.

  • Brighton College Dubai Announces Faculty Appointments Ahead of September Opening

    Set to open its third branch in the UAE in Dubai this September, Brighton College Dubai is delighted to announce the appointment of its first faculty members, which form the school’s College Leadership Team.

  • Brighton College Dubai to Celebrate Innovative Approach to Learning with Creative Learning Centre

    Brighton College Dubai will encourage creative and collaborative learning with its state of the art Creative Learning Centre (CLC), which will launch as part of the school in September 2018.

  • Brighton College Marks Opening in Dubai with Founding Celebration

    Today, Britain’s most forward-thinking school, Brighton College, held a founding celebration to mark the official opening of the school in Dubai.

  • Brighton College Officially Opens its Gates in Dubai

    Brighton College, one of the most renowned and academically successful co-educational schools in the United Kingdom, has today opened its third branch in the United Arab Emirates.

  • British Orchard Kids Kingdom Nursery wins Sharjah Economic Excellence Network Award

    British Orchard Kids Kingdom Nursery, part of the British Orchard Nursery chain, won the distinction of being the first-ever educational institution to be awarded the prestigious Sharjah Economic Excellence Network Award 2017. The nursery won the title in the category of “Sharjah Top 10 Businesses Award 2017”, and was presented the award by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah. In all, 23 establishments were honored for their contribution to economic sector across GCC in the recently-held ceremony at Expo Centre Sharjah.

  • British Orchard Mothers educated on cervical cancer risk

    With focus on improving the status of women’s health in the UAE, the British Orchard Nursery, UAE’s largest chain of pre-schools, teamed up with Lifeline Hospital to organise awareness event on cervical cancer. The event included an interactive session with doctors and staff at Lifeline Hospital who educated mothers on cervical cancer risk, and discussed protective and preventive measures in detail. The session was part of the complementary ‘Coffee Morning’series, British Orchard Nursery’s ongoing calendar event that aims to address concerns that directly or indirectly affect children’s well-being with active involvement of both parents and children.

  • British Orchard Nursery and CACHE UK to hold the 1st Early Years Education Conference in Dubai

    UAE’s largest ISO quality certified nursery chain, British Orchard Nursery is hosting the 1st Early Years Education Conference in Dubai in partnership with CACHE (Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education, UK, under the patronage of Her Majesty the Queen), the UK’s leading early years awarding organization. Supported by the Nursery’s new Training and Development Centre, the conference will be held at Ramada Chelsea Hotel in Al Barsha on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016. Highlighting the importance of play-based learning in early years, the conference will explore a range of topics from the importance of play in early years to the significance of quality systems, alongside stressing the need of play in promoting healthy child development and maintaining strong parent-child bonds. The conference programme includes interesting seminars and interactive sessions, which can count towards continuing professional development (CPD) hours for early years practitioners.

  • British Orchard Nursery joins hands with the ‘Sharing Fridge’ campaign

    Inspired by the wave of charity and generosity that is the hallmark of the month of Ramadan, the young students at British Orchard Nursery took in their little hands to help those not so fortunate. Children aged three to five collected packed food, water and juices and deposited it at one of the refrigerators that have sprung up in many areas in Dubai to address the needs of the poor. The tiny tots even managed to bring smiles on the faces of a few labourers working nearby to whom they gave some food and water to beat the sweltering heat.

  • Business prospects in Middle East bright, say education suppliers

    Local and international education suppliers doing business in the Middle East remain optimistic about their growth in the emirates and the rest of the Gulf region.

    Close to 600 education suppliers and brands from all over the world are expected to showcase their latest products at the forthcoming Global Educational Supplies and Solutions (GESS) exhibition and conference in Dubai, the largest show of its kind in the Middle East.

  • Cairo University signs three-year agreement with ICDL Arabia

    Cairo University has signed a three-year agreement with ICDL Arabia, the regional arm of the ECDL Foundation, to enhance students’ digital proficiency in a bid to align their skills with today’s job market demands. Under the terms of the agreement, university students will receive funding assistance worth USD 300,000 to improve their ICT skills and help them obtain their ICDL certificate.

  • Call for entries announced for prestigious global education awards

    Organisers of the GESS Education Awards are calling on teaching professionals, schools and companies to submit their entries to this year’s edition of the prestigious global recognition programme.