Education

At the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, HP (NYSE: HPQ) announced a new commitment to reach 100,000 learners across Africa over the next three years through the HP Foundation’s HP LIFE program, and kicked off the commitment by opening a new tech-enabled HP LIFE Center in South Africa.   HP’s pledge supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 and furthers the company’s goals to enable better learning outcomes for 100 million people by 2025 and to enroll a million HP LIFE users between 2016 and 2025, as outlined in the HP 2017 Sustainable Impact Report.

NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seniors Atoka Jo and Alexander MacKay have been selected to the 2020 cohort of Schwarzman Scholars, one of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships, which welcomes young leaders from around the world to Tsinghua University in Beijing for a Masters in Global Affairs, with concentrations in one of the following disciplines: public policy, economics and business, and international studies.

Al Najah Education has announced that its British curriculum school, Horizon English School, has appointed Mr. Ian Wallace into the permanent position of Headteacher, effective from the 22nd of November 2018.

The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies, a regional leader in banking and finance education and training, celebrated the 47th UAE National Day in a unique way – awarding professional development programs to 47 UAE nationals.   

Foremarke School is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple School for 2018-2021 for its use of technology to enhance learning across all of its year groups, from FS1 to Year 8.