Education

A new species of puddle frog (order: Anura, family: Phynobatrachidae, genus: Phrynobatrachus), has just been discovered by NYU Abu Dhabi researchers at the unexplored and isolated Bibita Mountain in southwestern Ethiopia. The research team named the new species Phrynobatrachus bibita sp. nov., or Bibita Mountain dwarf puddle frog, inspired by its home.

Pearson Middle East today officially launched ‘bilArabi’, an innovative Arabic learning programme designed to help students aged 4-13 learn and reconnect with the language in a fun and engaging way. The new learning programme was introduced at a launch event in the Al Faisaliah Hotel attended by more than 95 education professionals.

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) President, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, met with representatives from Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea to discuss possibilities of an international partnership. 

Amy Willetts, who graduated from Brighton College Abu Dhabi in June 2018, has been awarded the highest A Level grade in the world for Geography.

In line with the announcement from H.H Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), that 2019 will be the ‘Year of Tolerance’, Manar Al Maarifa Training and Management Consultants, one of the UAE’s leading management consultancy and specialized training firms, recently took part in the Ajman International Exhibition for Education and Training (AETEX 2019) at the Emirates Hospitality Centre in Al Jarf area in Ajman from the 5th to the 7th of February.