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Over 200 volunteers, eco-organizations, and groups from schools and universities in the UAE came together this past weekend for the Great Nurdle Hunt – the largest edition thus far. Organized by NYU Abu Dhabi’s Office of Community Outreach, the Great Nurdle Hunt is an engaging event that aims to educate participants about the impact of plastic pollution around the world.

Ahead of its second Global Recycling Day, the Global Recycling Foundation has launched a special education pack to inspire schools around the world to think ‘resource not waste’ and celebrate Global Recycling Day on 18th March 2019. As part of this year’s theme, “Recycling into the Future”, Global Recycling Day 2019 is focusing on the power of youth and education in ensuring a brighter future for our children.

In a first for the region, STEAMathalon introduces the future of education through competitive play-based innovation league, raising the bar for positive education, happiness, wellbeing, social impact and twenty-first-century skills. Designed to "future proof" students in Kindergarten through to Grade Twelve and beyond, STEAMathalon focus on science, technology, engineering, art, and math, positive education, making, coding, UN Sustainable Development goals and citizenship within the core curriculum.

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Expo 2020 Dubai have committed to hosting 2,020 hours of coding tutorials for UAE-based primary school students before the World Expo opens on Oct. 20, 2020. The ‘2020 Hours of Code’ initiative will help students build invaluable critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, useful to all students regardless of their career interests.

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