As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, schools around the globe are shifting to online learning in an effort to slow the spread of the virus. Adapting and delivering distance learning to students at this scale has never been attempted before. Then again, extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures.

The Kingdom of Bahrain is utilising its strength in digital connectivity to ensure that students remain able to continue their education even while studying from home. The government of Bahrain has created an education portal which allows schools and educational institutes to continue tuition through online portals and broadcast channels.

The Kingdom of Bahrain is utilising its strength in digital connectivity to ensure that students remain able to continue their education even while studying from home. The government of Bahrain has created an education portal which allows schools and educational institutes to continue tuition through online portals and broadcast channels.

Providing support to parents in the UAE on the distance learning programme, British Orchard Nursery became one of the first nurseries to roll out an innovative and fun learning platform to keep the children engaged at home. BONline, an online programme comprising mini-tutorials and activity sheets was launched on March 8th and is specially curated by teachers and curriculum coordinators to ensure that continual learning is carried out every day in a simple yet engaging manner. The concept covers all learning milestones that will help progress toddlers and young children to achieve their Early Years Learning goals.

The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies has successfully launched an innovative distance learning platform to facilitate out of institute education , The system was launched after a series of training workshops conducted for the trainers and other members of the academic body. The distance learning program has been activated for all approved programs.

After the successful launch last week of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) awareness website which has been viewed by tens of thousands of people around the world in a span of a few days, Potential.com announces the launch of free resources for schools and their students. The aim of the future skills course bundle is to support schools in empowering their students during this outbreak. Given that schools would be challenged to provide all their regular curriculum through remote learning, and in order to keep students engaged and learning new skills, these resources would help bridge the gap.  

Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), the world’s first graduate-level, research-based artificial intelligence (AI) university, has been awarded licensing and accreditation from the UAE’s Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA). This certifies that MBZUAI will provide the highest quality academic programs to students, which will be recognized within the UAE as well as internationally.