education

  • Pearson hosts tech workshops in the UAE, Bahrain and KSA to help educators impart real-life tech skills to students

    Pearson Middle East welcomed more than 60 professionals across the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain higher education sector with the aim to help them drive higher levels of digital literacy amongst their students.

  • Pearson launches bilArabi, an innovative new Arabic language program for K-9 students in Saudi Arabia

    Pearson Middle East today officially launched ‘bilArabi’, an innovative Arabic learning programme designed to help students aged 4-13 learn and reconnect with the language in a fun and engaging way. The new learning programme was introduced at a launch event in the Al Faisaliah Hotel attended by more than 95 education professionals.

  • Pearson launches bilArabi, an innovative new Arabic language program for K-9 students in the UAE

    Pearson Middle East today officially launched ‘bilArabi’, a dedicated Arabic learning programme designed to help students aged 4-13 learn and reconnect with the language in a fun and engaging way. The new learning programme was introduced at a launch event in the UAE attended by more than 95 education professionals.

  • Pearson leads the way with the new 9-1 grading scale for International GCSEs

    Pioneering students across the UAE received their first IGCSE results in English and Mathematics with the new 9-1 grading scale adopted by Pearson Edexcel.

  • Pearson’s 2018 Schools Conference paves the way in STEM education

    Pearson Middle East welcomed more than 200 professionals from educational departments and schools from across the UAE to discuss future-oriented education in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

  • Persontyle Oman in Partnership with School of Data Science and Engineering UK to hold Artificial Intelligence Certification Program in Oman

    Persontyle Oman in partnership with School of Data Science and Engineering UK, announced that they are holding an Artificial Intelligence (AI) certification program from April 18-19, 2018 at the City Seasons Muscat. The 2-day certification program will help business and technology leaders in Oman to practically learn how to use AI and emerging technologies for innovation and digital transformation.

  • Petroleum Institute Research Centre Hosted Electricity Transmission and Distribution Workshop

    The Petroleum Institute Research Centre (PIRC) in collaboration with the Electrical Engineering Department hosted a technical workshop titled: “Electricity Transmission and Distribution activities in the International Electro-technical Commission” on February 3, 2016, at the Petroleum Institute campus. Experts from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the world’s leading organization that publishes International standards for all electrical technologies, delivered presentations on the latest developments in the fields of Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution.

  • Petroleum Institute Researchers Publish in NPG Asia Materials

    The Petroleum Institute (University and Research Center) has announced today that a research conducted by its academic staff was published in Nature Publishing Group Asia Materials (NPG Asia Materials), an international journal that covers highly impactful work on experimental and theoretical research in materials science. The academicians at the Petroleum Institute conducted research on Topological Insulator by Dr. Marios Katsiotis (Research Associate) and Dr. Saeed Alhassan (Assistant Professor and Director of Gas Research Center).

  • Portugal Grants The Ruler of Sharjah Honourary Doctorate

    The University of Coimbra in Portugal, one of the world’s most prestigious universities, honoured His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, with an Honourary Doctorate (Honoris Causa Doctorate Degree) in recognition of his efforts for supporting culture, literature and history on local and international fronts.

  • Preparing ‘Graduates of Tomorrow’ with the launch of nine new programmes

    Middlesex University Dubai continues to be at the cutting edge of the Higher Education sector as it announces the launch of nine new programmes designed to meet the evolving demands of a rapidly growing industry.

  • Prevention and education are the key to managing genetic disorders, says Dr Mariam Matar

    According to the World Health Organisation, the most cost-effective strategy for reducing the burden of genetic disorders is to complement disease management with prevention programmes.

  • Qatar tech employers reach out to CMU-Q for young talent

    Nearly 30 organizations in Qatar’s technology sector gathered at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) to meet and network with students in the computer science and information systems fields. The second annual Careers Platform: Technology Edition provided an opportunity for employers in the growing high-tech sector to meet the next generation of high-tech professionals.

  • QFBA crowns 21 ‘Kawader’ graduates at the program’s 4th graduation ceremony

    Under the patronage of Qatar’s Minister of Finance, His Excellency Mr. Ali Shareef Al Emadi, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) held the graduation ceremony for the fourth cohort of its ‘Kawader’ program, crowning the exemplary performance of 21 young Qataris who are now ready to take on leadership roles in the country’s financial services sector.

  • QIPF conducts workshop on the Concepts and Practices of Macro economy and Public Finances

    Qatar Institute for Public Finance (QIPF), in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance (MoF), is conducting a special workshop that will cover Concepts and Practices of Macro economy and Public Finances for mid & senior level officials in the public finance sector. The workshop is QIPF’s 3rd for the 2nd consecutive year, as part of a series of promised workshops and seminars aimed at elevating the public finance standards in the MENA region.

  • Qudwa Global Survey Reveals Emotional Soft Skills are More Important Success Factors than Hard Skills for Teachers of the Future

    800 leading educators from 68 countries will convene at Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi next month to discuss transformational, behavioural and technology trends in education under a core theme of Teaching for Tomorrow. The two-day event is organized under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.

  • RAKCAM reaches out to local and global scientific community ahead of 9th International Workshop on Advanced Materials in Ras Al Khaimah

    As public interest in the amazing world of advanced materials grows following the recent Nobel Laureate announcements in Chemistry and Physics, the organisers of the 9th International Workshop on Advanced Materials (IWAM – 2017) in Ras Al Khaimah have requested abstract submissions from professors, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers prior the event’s latest incarnation between 19-21 February 2017. Those who are working in areas related to Nanomaterials for Energy and Environment, Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes, Advanced Materials and Nanocatalysis for energy production, conversion, storage and efficiency, Water Purification, Environmental Remediation and Advanced Structural Materials are being encouraged to apply to participate at IWAM – 2017, and can do so through the organisation’s website (iwam-rakcam.com).

  • RAKEZ Academic Zone welcomes Delhi Private School

    RAKEZ Academic Zone, a flourishing hub for education institutions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has welcomed Delhi Private School to its dynamic learning ecosystem.

  • RAKEZ Academic Zone welcomes the University of Stirling

    RAKEZ Academic Zone, a flourishing hub for education institutions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has welcomed the United Kingdom’s (UK) University of Stirling to its dynamic learning ecosystem.

  • RCSI and MBRU sign an MOU to jointly foster advancement in healthcare education, training, innovation and research in the UAE

    The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) Dubai, an international leader in healthcare education, and Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), Dubai Healthcare City Authority’s academic arm, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that highlights their joint efforts to support healthcare professionals through high-quality education, continuing professional development, research and innovation.

  • Ready, Get Set, Go ‘Around the World Adventure’

    Summer vacation is a long-awaited break when kids look forward to finally kicking back, sleeping in and watching endless amounts of television and playing on tablets. But who wants to stay cooped in when there’s the whole world to explore out there? So, this summer get your kids to pack their bags and travel around the world on an exciting, adventurous odyssey that will enrich their experiences and help develop interpersonal skills. Give them the chance to discover different ways to travel, a variety of foods, culture, languages, nationalities, popular landmarks and create lifelong memories – all at the British Orchard Nursery Summer Camp from 26th June to 18th August, 2016.