Education

Marking the commencement of ‘Year of Zayed’, the Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) has received its first donation of AED5 million from a benevolent Emirati lady donor, Mrs Dawlat Mahmoud Al Mahmoud. Mrs Al Mahmoud’s donations were presented on behalf of her late husband Abdulghafoor Ali Gargash and herself.

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.

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.

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. 

Instaclass.com, the online learning platform for all, has announced the official launch of its operation in the Middle East today. Instaclass.com platform is a revolutionary tool that connects learners and tutors throughout the region via online interactive video sessions, covering a wide variety of curricula’s, university, languages and professional subjects.