Education

UAE’s largest ISO quality certified nursery chain, British Orchard Nursery is hosting the 1st Early Years Education Conference in Dubai in partnership with CACHE (Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education, UK, under the patronage of Her Majesty the Queen), the UK’s leading early years awarding organization. Supported by the Nursery’s new Training and Development Centre, the conference will be held at Ramada Chelsea Hotel in Al Barsha on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016. Highlighting the importance of play-based learning in early years, the conference will explore a range of topics from the importance of play in early years to the significance of quality systems, alongside stressing the need of play in promoting healthy child development and maintaining strong parent-child bonds. The conference programme includes interesting seminars and interactive sessions, which can count towards continuing professional development (CPD) hours for early years practitioners.

The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) bagged ‘Education Deployment of the Year’ honors for its Smart Campus initiative during the 7th Computer News Middle East (CNME) ICT Achievement Awards held recently in Dubai. HBMSU’s mobile app for its pioneering Smart Campus initiative was recognized for maximizing engagement and satisfaction among university learners and community members at large.

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has been selected to participate in Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018, a competition in which universities organize the construction of sustainable solar homes.

Understanding the factors that impact on brain development and brain function in musicians can empower music teachers to unlock each learner’s full potential, a new study published in Muziki: Journal of Music Research in Africa suggests.

His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education for the United Arab Emirates today announced a new world-class curriculum to enhance the UAE's education system. The seven-year agreement has been signed with McGraw-Hill Education, a learning science company, for all K-12 math and science instructional materials in e-book and print formats.