education

  • Stay Ahead of the Class with Dell’s Top Tech Devices for Back to School

    Students today know that having access to up-to-date technology is essential for them to engage in learning that will prepare them for success inside and outside of the classroom. Dell’s back-to-school products are the perfect companion for the techies, gamers, budding entrepreneurs, musicians, fashionistas and more looking for a system for school, work and entertainment. With ultimate visual experience, mobility, design and industry-leading battery life, students can start the year with their best foot forward.

  • STEAMathalon: Future Proofing the Next Generation

    In a first for the region, STEAMathalon introduces the future of education through competitive play-based innovation league, raising the bar for positive education, happiness, wellbeing, social impact and twenty-first-century skills. Designed to "future proof" students in Kindergarten through to Grade Twelve and beyond, STEAMathalon focus on science, technology, engineering, art, and math, positive education, making, coding, UN Sustainable Development goals and citizenship within the core curriculum.

  • Student guide released as cyber threat & bullying become widespread in UAE

    Cyber bullying, online harassment and internet threats are some of the major concerns for parents, teachers and government authorities with easy access to the internet and smart devices. It has become critical to take stringent measures to ensure children are protected from such cyber threats while continuing to enjoy the benefits of the online world. As part of efforts to protect children from online threats and bullying, ICDL Arabia, the governing body and certification authority for the ICDL certificate program in Egypt, GCC States and Iraq, in collaboration with the UAE Ministry of Interior’s Child Protection Centre, recently distributed ‘101 Tips of Cyber Safety’ in schools across the country and the region.

  • Student Part-time Work Visa Strengthens Dubai’s Reputation as a Leading International Education Hub

    The fifth edition of the Industry and University Partnership Forum (I-UP Forum), hosted by Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) and Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP), gathered leading educators, industry experts and key stakeholders in Dubai to discuss the impact of the new part-time student work regulation issued by  Dubai Creative Clusters Authority (DCCA), including ways to strengthen Dubai’s position as an international education hub to a growing transnational student sector.

  • Students reflect on intensive global learning experiences in virtual reality, Arabic language, and entrepreneurship

    NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) students are back on campus following their unique academic journeys as part of January Term (J-Term) - a program held annually across three weeks at the start of each year that allows students to explore and engage with the global academic community of which they are a part.

  • Students Thriving At Official LEGO School In Dubai

    There are many different ways that children can learn, and the educators at Rising School in Dubai are constantly exploring ways to engage with students in a hands-on and meaningful way. That is one of the reasons why they have partnered with LEGO Education to create exciting new ways of teaching.

  • Summer Workshops to Inspire the Next Generation of Design Talent at Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation

    The Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) is giving students the opportunity to brush up their design skills and prepare for higher education this Summer with its workshops and design intensives. All free of charge for pre-college students, DIDI’s Design Clinics, Design Intensives and workshops promise to inspire, encourage unusual ideation and get participants working on real world design problems.

  • SWAIDAN TRADING SUPPLIES 700 NEW SCHOOL BUSES IN THE UAE FOR THE NEW ACADEMIC YEAR

    Swaidan Trading, the leading provider of commercial bus fleets in the UAE, delivered more than 700 new school buses to UAE schools in the past two weeks to mark the start of the new academic year.

  • Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai Awarded Patronage by Swiss Canton of Valais

    Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) announced that it has signed an agreement with the bilingual French/German-speaking Swiss Canton of Valais. The Canton, one of 26 in Switzerland, is recognised for its high academic performance as per the PISA report (Programme for International Student Assessment) and will support SISD in an advisory capacity on academic matters for example the planned implementation of the Swiss Baccalaureate curriculum.

  • Swiss International Scientific School joins ‘100 days of giving’ programme with gifts to laborers

    In a parent-led initiative, The Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) organized its annual Ramadan charity drive in the spirit of the Happiness Ministry’s ‘100 Days of Giving’ programme that encourages UAE students to partake in acts of kindness. The whole school participated, with the children in preparing and distributing care packages for laborers working on the construction of new buildings for the coming school year.

  • Tadweer Launches ‘Your Waste, Your Responsibility’ Awareness Campaign for Abu Dhabi Students

    Tadweer (The Center of Waste Management – Abu Dhabi) launched a unique awareness campaign “Your Waste, Your Responsibility” today at Khalifa Park involving over 1000 students from 50 government, private, foreign and Arabic schools across Abu Dhabi. This initiative was organised in partnership with Averda and Lavajet, and in collaboration with a number of entities, namely Abu Dhabi Police, Abu Dhabi City Municipality, Abu Dhabi Education Council, Zayed University, Higher Colleges of Technology, Zayed Agricultural Center for Development and Rehabilitation, Abu Dhabi Autism Center, Fazaa Volunteering Program.

  • TAQNIA Cyber and Koenig Solutions partner to open modern cyber academy in Riyadh’s Business Gate

    A newly-formed strategic partnership between TAQNIA Cyber, a leading information security company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), and Koenig Solutions, a leading IT training provider and the world’s number one offshore training company, is expected to result in the opening of a high-end cyber academy inside Business Gate of Riyadh City, the capital of the KSA. The academy is expected to develop and offer advanced IT programs and highly technical cyber security training programs for IT professionals in KSA and nearby countries.

  • Teachers Earn Professional Diploma at AURAK

    A number of teacher from the Ras Al Khaimah public school system have earned professional diplomas after completing a professional development program at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK’s) Center for Continuing Education and Community Services (CCE&CS).

  • Teachers praise inspirational ‘lema?’ programme

    Teachers have called for more lema? workshops and shows following another successful tour around the Abu Dhabi Emirate.

  • Tejari launches 2016 Real World Procurement Series of Events

    Strategic procurement company Tejari, together with CIPS MENA are back with the launch of their 2016 Real World Procurement series. Now entering its fourth year, the Real World Procurement Series is designed to provide procurement professionals with essential real world insight into procurement practices - the people skills, process efficiencies and empowering technologies needed to drive a successful procurement function.

  • Telecommunication Regulatory Authority signs agreement with ITU & Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program

    The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) has signed a cooperative agreement with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the UN’s specialised agency for information and communications technologies, and Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program during their participation at the SAMENA Telecom Leaders’ Summit 2016 held recently at the Jumeirah Mina A’Salam at Madinat Jumeirah Resort, Dubai. The agreement is aimed at coordinating joint efforts in assisting and providing consultation to countries who have expressed their interests in formulating national policies within the framework of ‘smart’ learning. According to the terms of the agreement, the UAE will become the ‘smart’ learning hub for the region and the world.

  • Telecommunications Regulatory Authority opens 2nd Summer Innovation Camp

    The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) opened today (Sunday, July 17, 2016) the 2nd edition of its ‘Summer Innovation Camp,’ a month-long initiative that will run until August 18, 2016. The initiative has been designed to cultivate the spirit of innovation and creativity among the young Emiratis, while also teaching them more about the local telecommunications and information technology (IT) sectors, through different events and activities held throughout the country.

  • The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education Doubles Its Annual Scholarship Offering for Emirati & Arab Youth in Its Second Year of Operation

    The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE) has responded to the overwhelming number of applications from tens of thousands of Emirati and Arab youth by increasing the number of scholarships offered through its programs from 700 currently, to 1,500 in the next year. 

  • THE ARBOR SCHOOL SET FOR SEPTEMBER 2018 OPENING IN AL FURJAN

    Praxis Education today officially unveiled the Arbor School – inspired by the UAE’s Vision 2021, which calls for a shift to a diversified and knowledge-based economy and a commitment to sustainability. Set to open in the Al Furjan district of Dubai in September 2018, it is the region’s first school to embed eco-literacy, sustainability and environmental justice into its curriculum.

  • The Arcadia Preparatory School named Apple Distinguished School

    The Arcadia Preparatory School is pleased ​to announce that it has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School for 2018–2021 for its innovative and effective use of technology to enhance teaching and learning.