Education

Set to make its mark in the UAE education sector, The Arcadia Preparatory School will open the gates for it’s first intake of pupils in August this year. Located in Jumeirah Village Triangle, the school follows the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum for the Foundation Stage years and the new National Curriculum for England (NCfE) for Key Stage years and is all set to revolutionise the learning and teaching experience with its state-of-the-art facilities, excellent teaching staff, and a uniquely holistic approach to both pupil development as well as staff wellbeing.

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has proudly announced that two programs within its School of Engineering were awarded with full ABET accreditation this week.

Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, has been named as one of Nature Index’s 2016 Top 25 Research Rising Stars in the Middle East and West Asia. The ranking recognizes HBKU’s significant growth and development in recent years in the field of scientific research between its colleges and research institutes. Debuting at number 15, HBKU is the first institution from Qatar to be included in this prestigious pan-regional list.

Dubai-based incubator, The Cribb, has recently opened its in-house training courses to the region’s most promising entrepreneurs and corporates.

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) Smart Book Club has launched its ‘Reading Knights Competition’ under its new initiative: Smart Reading Club, which will provide many books in Arabic and English covering variety of topics. This initiative aims to disseminate knowledge and encourage the community to enrich their general information and to not only read but critically analyze literary works as well. The Smart Reading Club upholds the university’s philosophy of lifelong learning and excellence in knowledge transfer.