The Emirates College for Management and Information Technology (ECMIT), a leading private higher educational institution, extended a warm welcome to the new batch of freshmen enrolled for the autumn semester during an orientation held recently at the Globe Theater within the school grounds. The orientation featured a full day of activities developed to help acquaint the students with exciting activities they can expect from the institution and introduce notable people within its administration.

In recognition of its fruitful efforts towards achieving its “School without Borders” mission, ITWORX Education has won the Arabian Computer News (ACN) Arab Technology Awards 2016, for its unique educational solution that extended learning to Syrian children at a refugee camp in Chtaura, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. ACN honored ITWORX Education’s notable achievement with two mementos in the ‘Harnessing Innovation’ and the ‘Education Implementation of the Year’ categories.

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces the official launch of the IFS education program, a global initiative comprising more than 80 universities across the world with the purpose of increasing interest in technology among the next generation of workers while showcasing the breadth of career opportunities that exists in the IT industry.

As part of its continued efforts to improve the health and overall well-being of its students, Al Mawakeb Schools, managed by academic solutions provider Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI), recently conducted an awareness campaign to tackle neck muscle stress caused by excessive use of gadgets.

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Chairman of the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education, recently joined as a keynote speaker the ‘Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference’ (OOEFHC) organized by The European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU) in Rome, Italy. As the first prominent Arab figure to participate in the conference, Dr. Al Awar delivered a speech on ‘Smart Learning Facing the Challenges of Higher Education.’ Leveraging HBMSU’s key role in the Arab World’s rapid smart learning transformation, the Chancellor discussed modern-day challenges facing higher education and the role of smart education in addressing today’s pressing issues. Through his speech, he hoped to create promising opportunities and help build a bright future for global education by promoting flexibility, accessibility, and affordability.