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Dr. Mansour Al Awar, Chancellor of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and the Chairman of the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), called on the necessity to urgently move forward towards smart education to transform the future of education and secure learning opportunities for all. Such a move supports the fourth objective of United Nations Sustainable Development Plan 2030 to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education for all.’ Dr. Al Awar made the appeal during his keynote speech centering on ‘Education for All: Smart Education Shaping the Future’ delivered on the sidelines of the International Forum on ICT and Education 2030 recently organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Qingdao, China.

VFS Edu Support Services Pvt. Ltd., the education services arm of VFS Global, today announced a partnership with award-winning UK-based Edtech Oxademy Technologies and its subsidiary Oxademy Business School to form the new global digital learning platform ‘VFS-Oxademy’.

This July, Middlesex University Dubai is rewarding prospective students who achieved outstanding results in their final International Baccalaureate (IB) exams through the IB School Results Grant.

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recognized the winners of its Smart Book Club’s latest ‘Reading Knights’ Competition for their active role in promoting reading during a special ceremony held at its campus in Dubai Academic City. The competition was originally launched in honor of the proclamation of 2016 as the ‘Year of Reading’ by H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE.

Evonik, one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies, recently launched in the Arabian Peninsula a school campaign aimed at re-awakening the interest in science.