education

  • Dalma Mall hosts students of Emirates National School Abu Dhabi

    Known as one of the most preferred shopping, retail and entertainment destinations in Abu Dhabi, Dalma Mall hosted students from Emirates National School - Abu Dhabi City Campus, which favored a reinforcement of its commitment to the community.

  • Deira International School announces appointment of new Director

    Deira International School, owned and operated by Al Futtaim Education Foundation, has announced the appointment of Mrs. Ruth Burke to the position of Director, starting from Academic Year 2018/2019, as current Director, Mr. Jeff Smith, has decided to step down after serving six successful years in the school and contributing to its great achievements.

  • Delegation from Bahrain’s Ministry of Education visits Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University to explore opportunities in education

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) hosted a high-profile delegation from Bahrain headed by its Minister of Education, H.E. Dr. Majid Bin Ali Al-Nuaimi. The group was received by Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of HBMSU and Chairman of the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE). The delegates visited the university to explore opportunities of cooperation as well as initiate mutually beneficial projects to enhance the level of education in the GCC and the Middle East in line with international standards.

  • Delegation of 400 students set to visit pioneering ‘smart cities’ in USA, Britain and Switzerland

    A delegation of 400 outstanding UAE students from public schools will be sent on an educational field trip to pioneering ‘smart cities’ and distinguished scientific institutions in the United States, Britain and Switzerland in the coming summer. Several other batches will also be sent to explore prestigious academic and scientific institutions within the UAE. These programs are in line with a series of training camps and scientific field trips organized by the Ministry of Education (MoE) in support of the wise leadership of the UAE’s aim to encourage students to join programs that enhance their creative and innovative faculties.

  • Demand for Accounting Certification Grows in Jordan

    IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the global association of accountants and financial professionals in business, has witnessed a surge in applications in its CMA (Certified Management Accountant) program among students across esteemed institutions in Jordan. By awarding 126 scholarships in the program to 13 universities to date, IMA has seen an increase of institutions participating the last two years in comparison to the previous years.

  • Demand for Cambridge International Examinations in the UAE rises by 12%

    Cambridge International Examinations has announced a 12 per cent increase in entries for Cambridge qualifications in 2017. Over 100 schools in the UAE made around 54,000 entries for Cambridge qualifications this year.

  • Demand for Mid-Market Education Providers Rise in the GCC

    The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) education sector is witnessing positive transformation that is widely expected to bring it at par with global standards, which will see players in the region compete favorably.

  • Dentist Direct Dubai joins the Dubai Cares’ 2017 Walk for Education

    Dentist Direct Dubai, a UK-based expert in dentistry offering a holistic approach to oral health, will join thousands of participants of this year’s edition of Walk for Education organized by Dubai Cares.

  • Dentist Direct Dubai supports ‘Live Mouth Smart’ on World Oral Health Day

    Dentist Direct Dubai, a UK-based expert in dentistry offering a holistic approach to oral health,  supports World Oral Health Day (WOHD) by offering a dental education to students and faculty of GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis on 20th March 2017, Monday.

  • Design Thinking for Outer Space

    A new era of space exploration is upon us and with civilization on Mars becoming an increasing reality, the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation is urging students to open their minds and learn about design for life in outer space, in its ‘Living on Mars’ workshop this weekend.

  • DEWA concludes first children’s summer camp

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has successfully concluded its first Summer Camp. The camp was held under the theme ‘Engineers of the Future’ for children between the ages of 12-15, and took place from 7-18 August 2016, as part of the Reading is Positive Energy exhibition. The exhibition was organised by DEWA in cooperation with the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF), at Gate 2 of Zabeel Park. The summer camp encouraged innovation and creativity among the children, while providing an educational platform for them to develop their skills in engineering, electricity, mechanics, science and maths. The camp also featured specialised training programmes allowing children to develop their communication and team work skills, and daily activities and competitions to prepare them for their future careers, while motivating the younger generation to learn about science and technology.

  • DEWA honours 39 outstanding students in its scholarship programme

    HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has honoured 39 high-performing Emirati students who are part of DEWA’s scholarship programme. The move supports the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to support and develop talented Emiratis. It also supports DEWA’s strategy to promote Emiratisation and develop a UAE National workforce for the energy and water sectors. The award ceremony, organised at DEWA’s head office, was attended by Dr. Yousef Al Akraf, Executive Vice President of Business Support and Human Resources at DEWA, DEWA officials, the students and their families.

  • DEWA opens registration for students in Hatta to apply for scholarships in the UAE and abroad

    As part of efforts to support Emirati youth and enhance the capabilities of Emirati talent, in adherence with the Emiratisation strategy, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has opened registration for students in Hatta to apply for scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded to university students enrolled in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or civil engineering degrees. High school students with an average score of over 80% in science, are eligible to apply.

  • DEWA organises first summer camp for young engineers

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has organised a summer camp for children under the theme ‘Engineers of the Future.’ The summer camp features specialised training programmes to develop children’s communication skills, helping them cope with pressure, face obstacles, and enhance teamwork. This promotes innovation among children, and creates a platform by which they can improve their skills, with a focus on electrical and mechanical engineering, science, and mathematics.

  • DEWA receives over 3,000 electronic job applications during its participation in Careers UAE 2016

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) received over 3,000 job applications during its participation in Careers UAE from 16-18 May 2016. This year, DEWA used a live online evaluation mechanism of applications that is approved by the UK Evaluation Society. DEWA is the first government organisation to adopt this method of evaluation, which involves online tests designed for different roles and specialisations, as well as tests for students applying for DEWA’s scholarship programme. The evaluation process was supervised by a team of occupational psychologists from DEWA’s Assessment and Development Centre.

  • DEWA receives visiting delegation from Harvard

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) received a delegation from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government at their Sustainable Building in Al Quoz. The delegation included 32 graduates from 17 countries,. The visit is part of DEWA’s efforts to showcase current and future sustainable development projects and initiatives to international educational institutes, while adhering to the strategy to introduce students to Dubai’s energy sector, in support of the vision of the wise leadership to transform the Emirate into a smart, integrated city, by preserving national energy resources and reducing the nation’s carbon footprint to achieve sustainable development, for generations to come.

  • DEWA signs MoU with UAE University to conduct specialised research on PV technologies

    HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HE Dr. Mohamed Albaili, Vice Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University (UAE University). The MoU worth over AED 15 million outlines the framework to conduct research to mitigate dust on solar panels. This is in adherence with the vision of the wise leadership to increase dependence on clean and renewable energy sources, and as part of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA) efforts to invest in solar energy projects.

  • DEWA wins Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance

    HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, honoured Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) at the 18th Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance, held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

  • DEWA wins three awards at Smart Cities Summit and Awards 2016 during World CSR Day

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) won three awards at the Smart Cities Summit and Awards 2016 during the World CSR Day activities in Mumbai, India. DEWA won in the Best Smart City Initiative category for their Green Charger Initiative, in addition to winning the Configuration and Deployment of Smart City Infrastructure 2016 category for its Dubai Smart Soil Initiative. DEWA also received the award for Most Powerful Smart City Leaders.

  • Dhahi Khalfan congratulates H.H. Mohammed bin Rashid &H.H. Hamdan bin Mohammed on latest achievement of HBMSU

    H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai and Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Board of Governors,dedicated the university’s unprecedented success in obtaining an academic accreditation to deliver its Master of Science in Innovation and Change Managementprogram fully online in the UAE to H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and the President of HBMSU.