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    40 schools joined the 4th Young Business Talent Hunt 2017

    Dubai, UAE, October 21, 2017:  The 4th Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt 2017 (YBTH) organized by Skyline University College and The Young Vision magazine has received an overwhelming participation of 40 schools from across the UAE during the 3-day event from October 16-18, 2017 at SUC campus. A total number of 247 teams are competing in three categories of Advertisement Design, New Business Plan, and New Mobile Application. The Chief Guest of the event was SUC Founder President, Mr. Kamal Puri, who delivered a motivational speech to inspire and encourage the young generation. Farzeen Amin, Razan Mutasim, Rashida Puras, Elisha Francesca Santos Salamanca of Westminster School Dubai garnered the winning spot for Advertising Design; Karthika Vijay, Vanshika Bhardwaj, Fathima Fidah Faisel, Sivani Suresh Kumar of Gems Our Indian ......read more

    SCTDA ‘My Destination' Program Kicked Off with SUC Students

    Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  In continuation of the World Tourism Day celebration, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has initiated a program under the Industry Professional Training Department (IPTD) of Marhabtain Training Program called, “My Destination – University Student Orientation Program.” SCTDA Senior Consultant for Tourism Affairs, Mr. Mohamed Youssef along with his team has conducted the orientation on October 9, 2017, at SUC campus to briefly introduce “My Destination” to students followed by an arranged tour. SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya, Deputy Director and Head of Marketing and Creative Communication Mr. Rakesh Gaur, and Head of Student Services Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh welcomed the SCTDA team while Associate Professor Dr. Mohit Vij accompanied the students ......read more

    Region-wide #FirstJob campaign launched by leading youth employment organization Education For Employment and MBC Hope, in collaboration with Citi Foundation and other partners

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 October 2017:  Education For Employment (EFE), the leading organization linking unemployed youth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to tangible job opportunities, and MBC Hope, the CSR branch of the largest private media company in the Middle East, MBC, has launched #FirstJob – an awareness and action campaign that seeks to boost youth employment in the MENA region by changing how youth and employers view a first job.  Major corporate entities such as EFE partner Citi Foundation have collaborated in the campaign. The campaign uses narrative storytelling and social media to enable inspiring individuals to share with unemployed youth the story of how they secured their first job and used it as a springboard to success, supporting EFE’s commitment to helping unemployed youth ......read more

    3M inspires the youth through interactive experiences at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi

    Official sponsor demonstrates science applied to life at the world’s biggest vocational skills competition UAE, 17 October 2017:  Global innovation company, 3M will take part in supporting the development of the vocational education for youth in the UAE and the region as part of being the Global Industry Partner and Local Sponsor of the 44th WorldSkills Competition. The event will take place from October 14th to 19th in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of The UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of The Executive Council. 3M is partnering with WorldSkills to proactively enhance safety and create a better understanding of appropriate protection. The sponsorship will be exhibited in three stands including: Corporate ......read more

    Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies Offers Industry-specific Training to 2,473 UAE Nationals in H1 2017

    EIBFS trained a total of 9,701 professionals UAE nationals comprise 25% of the total participants  434 training and educational programs delivered in first six months Dubai-UAE: 15 October, 2017:  The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) has reported the participation of a high number of professionals in its programs during the first six months of this year, ended June 30, 2017.   During the period, EIBFS trained a total of 9,701 financial professionals and students, including 2,473 UAE nationals representing 25 percent of the total number of participants. The training of nationals is in line with the vision of the UAE leadership to enhance the capabilities and professional qualifications of its own citizens. Jamal Al Jasmi, General Manager of the Emirates Institute for Banking ......read more

    Skyline University College Signed a MoU with Sharjah Police Punishment and Correctional

    Dubai, UAE, October 9, 2017:  As part of strengthening the corporate social responsibility (CSR) of Skyline University College, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed with Sharjah Police Punishment and Correctional Institution Department on October 6, 2017, at Sharjah Police Headquarters to provide training and development program for the selected inmates of Sharjah Police.  Sharjah Police Deputy Commander, Brigadier Abdullah Mubarak and SUC Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council, Mr. Nitin Anand signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Sharjah Police Director of Management First Col. Ahmed Abdel Aziz and SUC Deputy Director for Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa. Both parties have agreed to conduct trainings for selected inmates and provide ......read more

    Esmod Dubai Opens New Branch in Dubai Design District

    Dubai, UAE, October 8, 2017:   In October 2017 ESMOD Dubai, the first and only Fashion Institute in the Middle East entirely dedicated to fashion education, opened its new branch in Dubai Design District. The new branch, located in Building 7 in the heart of d3, will provide ESMOD Dubai's acclaimed courses in Fashion marketing, Luxury Brand Management, Fashion Buying, Professional Fashion Makeup and a unique makeup support for all ladies working at d3 SOS Makeup. The SOS Makeup Service will offer d3 ladies a "Morning Makeup Fix", "Before Meeting Makeup" and "Ladies Evening Makeup" by a professional certified makeup artist before going to the office, meetings, or evening events. The new space will also serve as a showroom for its Alumni, for the French Atelier Tailoring to support fashion ......read more

    Qudwa 2017: Ramsey Musallam Highlights Strategies to Spark Curiosity in Class

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 8 October, 2017:  Educational innovation expert Ramsey Musallam encouraged teachers to think carefully about their use of technology in the classroom in his Expert Masterclass session titled ‘How to Use Technology: Plan Your Lessons Like it is 1934’. His comments were made at the Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers' Forum that opened today at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. In the Masterclass session, the science teacher from Sonoma Academy in the US highlighted the important role technology could play in opening doors for enquiry-based learning, while also cautioning how it could hinder educators in their quest to encourage learning.   Using the example of his own personal experience, Ramsey Musallam explained how his use of ‘flip educational technology’ and online videos to ......read more

    Qudwa 2017: Dr Naif Al-Mutawa Encourages Teachers to Use Cognitive Strategies to Achieve Behaviour Change in Students

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 8 October, 2017:   Cognitive strategies can give students the tools to cope and learn how to think rather than what to think, Dr Naif Al-Mutawa, professor of clinical psychology at Kuwait University's Faculty of Medicine, award-winning serial entrepreneur and clinical psychologist, told teachers in Abu Dhabi yesterday. He was leading an Expert Masterclass session themed ‘Turning Behaviour Choice into a Skill: Cognitive Behaviour Strategies That Help Teachers and Students’ on the opening day of the Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers' Forum. Dr Al-Mutawa pointed out that cognitive behavioural interventions are gaining increasing acceptance as a viable, research-based approach, appropriate for use in the classroom. He added that the strategies could enable teachers to help students control their ......read more

    Global Teachers' Forum ‘Qudwa 2017' Set to Raise Curtains in Abu Dhabi Under Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

    International experts to discuss key points of future education: Rethinking teaching and learning through disruptive innovation Sparking creativity in the classroom as the only human skill immune to automation Tolerance as a vertical value, intrinsic to increased employability in a global economy Abu Dhabi-UAE: 7 October, 2017:  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the second edition of the Global Teachers' Forum, Qudwa 2017, is set to tackle the biggest challenges facing educators. Starting tomorrow (7 October), the two-day global forum at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi is anticipated to convene more than 900 teachers, policy makers and ......read more

    Forbes ranks SP Jain Dubai in the world's top 20 International MBAs (2017-19)

    The latest ranking places SP Jain School of Global Management in the league of top institutions like IMD, INSEAD, IE, Cambridge, Oxford, Warwick and SDA Bocconi. DUBAI - October 5, 2017:  For the fifth year in a row now, SP Jain School of Global Management’s (SP Jain) flagship Global MBA program has been ranked in the TOP 20 in the Forbes list of the world’s best 1-year International Full-Time MBAs.  S P Jain Dubai Campus located in Academic City is the place where the business leaders of tomorrow are getting prepared to disrupt the business world. The focus of S P Jain is educating and fostering entrepreneurial and business skills adding a global experience value to their student’s education and preparing them for real-business world environment. The Forbes MBA rankings, along with Financial Times ......read more

    Canadian University Dubai announces 25 Scholarships for Emirati Women

    Women students stress need to pursue higher education at ‘Emirati Women of Excellence Conference’ Dubai, October 4, 2017:  Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has announced 25 scholarships exclusively for Emirati women to empower them to either start or resume their university education. The university will also offer a rebate on Masters Programs.  The announcement was made at the “Emirati Women of Excellence Conference – The Future is Now,” held In Abu Dhabi on September 26, 2017, attended by women from across the UAE.  The delegates were addressed by students from CUD who spoke about the importance of pursuing university studies regardless of their age or circumstances. Student Affairs Officer, Amal Darwish Al Zarooni, who began her university studies at the age of 31, spoke about the ......read more

    Skyline University College Toastmasters Club Conducted Orientation for Freshmen Students

    Dubai, UAE, October 4, 2017:  Skyline University College (SUC) takes pride in joining hands with Toastmasters International (TM) to develop the soft skills of the students in professional grooming. The Toastmasters Club Freshmen Orientation was conducted on October 1, 2017, at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall mainly to introduce the club and its importance in developing the skills and potentials of SUC students. SUC Toastmasters Club has invited DTM Balaji Nagabhushan and his team for this collaboration to demonstrate the procedures and to emphasize the core values of the club which are integrity, respect, service, and excellence. The collaboration falls under PSDP (Professional Skills Development Program) which is SUC’s unique initiative to develop students’ professional skills in a methodical way. Toastmasters International ......read more

    Al Rawdah brings farm life closer to Dubai schools for third year running

    Chick hatching programme takes farm life and nature to 3,000 pupils across schools in Dubai Dubai, UAE, October 1, 2017:   Emirates Modern Poultry Co., also known as Al Rawdah, has brought its chick hatching outreach programme to more than 3,000 plus students in Dubai’s best schools for the third year running. The programme instils in students an appreciation of nature, and helps them learn about animal life and sustainable poultry rearing practices. This year, the programme provided each participating school a comprehensive hatching kit with fertilised embryo-carrying eggs, incubator, brooder box, drinker and feeder. Students looked after the eggs and helped them hatch into downy chicks- supported by Al Rawdah’s expert Hatching Staff.  The third cycle of the hatching programme saw school participation ......read more

    Skyline University College Signed a MOU with Orient Tours LLC

    Dubai, UAE, October 1, 2017:  Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Orient Tours LLC on September 7, 2017, at SUC Innovation Lab, SUC campus. SUC Deputy Director and Head of Marketing and Creative Communication, Mr. Rakesh Gaur and Orient Tours Senior Officer for Human Resource, Ms. Beenish Salman signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. SUC and Orient Tours have agreed upon AED 1 million BBA and MBA scholarship for the employees of Orient Tours along with future community engagements, career opportunities for SUC students, and use of SUC campus facilities among others.  This partnership aims to strengthen the ties between SUC and private sectors that will be beneficial for students’ professional development in terms of internships, placements, and ......read more

    His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan to Headline Inaugural Session of Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers' Forum

    900 education professionals from over 80 countries to convene in Abu Dhabi for landmark event Former prime ministers, international experts among attendees UAE ministers to address ‘Meet the Mentor’ sessions Google, Microsoft to highlight future education trends Abu Dhabi- U.A.E. 30 September, 2017:   The Educational Affairs Office of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi announced that His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, will deliver a keynote speech on the first day of the Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers’ Forum.    To be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on October 7 and 8 at the Emirates ......read more

    Focusing on Entrepreneurship among Skyline University Students

    Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2017:  Skyline University College (SUC) is setting the bar high for its students in the new academic year 2017-2018 by enforcing several changes in the university. Skyline Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club (SEIC) is an existing club at SUC established in 2013, which has continuously aimed at promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, training students to be business leaders, and connecting students to the industry. This year, SUC has added the SEIC Centre—a new facility in the campus where students can better showcase their business plans, grow their ideas, and upgrade their entrepreneurial skills. A seed fund of 50,000-100,000 is being allocated for every qualified and feasible business plan for the student to start the business venture.   The SEIC Centre will help budding entrepreneurs ......read more

    Foremarke School Dubai achieves excellent results in 2017 National Agenda Progress Tests

    86% of children exceed international standards in English 89% of children exceed international standards in Maths 90% of children exceed international standards in Science Dubai, UAE: (September 27, 2017):  Foremarke School Dubai, part of Evolvence Knowledge Investments (EKI) and partner school of Foremarke Hall, Repton’s Preparatory School in the United Kingdom, announced excellent results in the 2017 National Agenda Progress Tests making progress from the tests in 2016. As per the latest test results, 86% of children in Foremarke School are above international standards in English with 89% of children above international standards in Maths. In the case of Science, 90% of children are above international standards. In 2016, 83% of children in Foremarke School were above international standards in English, 82% of ......read more

    Japanese Tech Industry Shares Insights with 8 Emirati Interns through Masdar Institute-JICE Collaboration

     Khalifa University of Science and Technology Students Learn from Japanese Desalination, Space Technologies and Waste Reduction Leaders Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 September, 2017:   Eight UAE national graduate students from Masdar Institute, which is part of Khalifa University of Science and Technology, have completed their internship program with innovative Japanese companies through a collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE). A total of four Japanese companies -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi Electric, IHI Corporation, and Tottori Resource Recycling -- provided internships to Master’s students based at the Masdar City campus of the Khalifa University of Science and Technology. The program began with a 10-day orientation on Japanese language and culture. Organized in collaboration ......read more

    The Education Affairs Office Announces Local and International Partners for "Qudwa 2017"

    Strategic Partners to identify key speakers and support program development Knowledge Partners to introduce innovative approaches to teaching for the future  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 23 September, 2017:  The Education Affairs Office of Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi announced the list of partners of the second edition of the global teachers’ forum “Qudwa 2017”, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces and Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.   On a global level, the Office is collaborating with several Strategic Partners such as the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Varkey Foundation, as well as Knowledge Partners ......read more

    Australian University Holds A 50th Anniversary Celebration in Dubai

    Dubai, UAE – September 20 2017: La Trobe University, an Australian multi-campus public research university based in Melbourne, has held a special alumni celebration in Dubai. Nearly 60 La Trobe University alumni and other guests gathered at the event to celebrate the University’s 50th anniversary. Some alumni flew from other GCC countries to attend.  Mr Kelly Smith, La Trobe’s Pro Vice-Chancellor (International), hosted the event. As well as local La Trobe alumni, now pursing successful careers, guests included government officials and officials from the Australian Embassy and the Austrade office. Also in attendance were high-ranking representatives from universities in the region who are seeking partnerships with La Trobe University.  Many alumni studied at La Trobe on government scholarships. La ......read more

    Dubai Cares reiterates its commitment to ‘Education in Emergencies' on the sidelines of the 72nd UN General Assembly

    Dubai Cares co-hosts a special event with Education Cannot Wait to expand dialogue and drive more investment towards Education in Education Dubai Cares announces emergency support to Muslim Rohingiya refugees in Bangladesh through Education Cannot Wait  Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 20 September 2017:  Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has renewed its commitment to Education in Emergencies at a special event held on the sidelines of the week of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. The event, which was co-hosted by Dubai Cares and ‘Education Cannot Wait’ fund, brought together the leadership of the world’s most influential companies and foundations to expand dialogue from the political arena, elevate education in emergencies in the minds of ......read more

    The Academic Arrangement Between Wise Indian Academy and Bhavans

    20th Sep 2017, Dubai:  Wise Indian Academy to announce their management academic to Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan on Tuesday 19th of September, 2017, 11.30 am at Flora Creek Hotels Deira. WISE Indian Academy Ajman was conceptualized to rejuvenate the existing education system. The school, recognized by the Ministry of Education, UAE and affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi, strives to become one of the premier educational institutions in the region. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is a progressing school where learning is not limited to the classroom. The students have a series of interesting activities to widen the horizons of their knowledge. A tranquil environment prevailing in the campus is conducive to creativity and learning. The four pillars of education – learning to know, learning to do, learning to ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre Announce Its Second Edition of the Explore Mars Competition for University Students

    Competition will be part of MBRSC Science Event where scientific studies and space missions’ projects to the Red Planet will be presented by candidates September 19, 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, the entity in charge of designing, implementing and supervising all the phases of the Emirates Mars Mission- Hope mission under the supervision of the UAE Space Agency, has announced the launch of the second edition of Explore Mars Competition.  The competition is part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre Science Event (MBRSC Science Event), that will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on October 21, at Etihad Museum under the theme “Through Space we ......read more

    EBTIC Launches Development Platform at Khalifa University of Science and Technology to Accelerate Entrepreneurship in UAE

    EBTIC Innovation Club Will Develop Business Skills among Youth through Lectures, Workshops and Bootcamps Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 September, 2017:   The Emirates ICT Innovation Center (EBTIC), which is based at the Khalifa University of Science and Technology, has announced the launch of the EBTIC Innovation Club (EBTIC-IC) – a dynamic networking platform dedicated to thought leadership and knowledge development in innovation and entrepreneurship in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. The EBTIC-IC aims to stimulate homegrown innovation with interactive events open to students, professionals, academics and government officials. It also plans to facilitate the growth of communities of start-ups by leveraging EBTIC partners and customer base.  The club will kick-off on Wednesday, 20 September, at the Khalifa University of Science and ......read more

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    The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge announces 7th Edition of Abu Dhabi Science Festival on 9th of November

    Abu Dhabi, October 16, 2017 - The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has announced in a Press Conference held today in Abu Dhabi that the 7th edition of the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) will be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and take place simultaneously at both Khalifa Park and the Al Ain Zoo from the 9th to the 18th of November 2017.  The 7th ADSF Edition will bring together 40 brand-new activities out of a total of 71 promoting the spirit of ......read more

    Dhahi Khalfan congratulates H.H. Mohammed bin Rashid & H.H. Hamdan bin Mohammed on latest achievement of HBMSU

    UAE, October 15, 2017- H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai and Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Board of Governors, dedicated the university’s unprecedented success in obtaining an academic accreditation to deliver its Master of Science in Innovation and Change Management program fully online in the UAE to H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of ......read more

    HBMSU meets with Fujairah University to discuss smart learning

    UAE, October 4, 2017 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) Chancellor Dr. Mansoor Al Awar received Prof. Dr. Mohammed Gharseldin, Chancellor of Fujairah University, and his delegates who recently paid the HBMSU a visit to gain insights into its fundamental smart learning initiatives. The visit formed part of Fujairah University’s efforts to build a smart learning environment and learn from HBMSU’s relevant experiences, including but not limited to technology, pedagogy, expansion of library facilities, and research activities. The meeting was also a follow-up on ......read more

    HBMSU concludes retreat to develop strategic plan 2018-2021

    UAE, October 2, 2017- His Excellency Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chief of Police and Public Security in Dubai and Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), stressed on the importance of the adoption of strategic applications that can help serve the objectives set forth in the national agenda of UAE Vision 2021, particularly in the move to develop a high-level educational system that ensures the potential of human capital is invested in innovation and leadership. This came during the recent participation of a team of academics and administrators on the ......read more

    HBMSU holds first Weekly Research Seminars

    UAE, September 24, 2017- Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently marked an important step towards enriching  research and creative productivity by organizing its first-ever weekly research seminars with the participation of faculty and management members holding master and doctorate degrees in various fields and disciplines. The seminars aim to pave the way towards the establishment of a knowledge and research base that supports exploration and development for the future. The weekly sessions also underline HBMSU's commitment to further stimulate scientific thinking, ......read more

    Mansoor Al Awar chairs 16th Session of UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education in Moscow

    UAE, September 23, 2017– Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Governing Board Chairman of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), successfully led the 16th Session of the IITE, which was held recently in Moscow. During the meeting, the body discussed and approved the Institute’s Medium-Term Strategy for 2018 to 2021. The new strategy covers the IITE’s new mission and priorities, key action areas and major program activities. The meeting also saw the presentation of a covering the activities of IITE ......read more

    Dubai Judicial Institute holds board meeting to discuss the upcoming training year and review last year's achievements

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 September 2017:  Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI) has hosted a board meeting at the Maktoum Hall of the Institute under the chairmanship of His Excellency Chancellor Issam Issa Al Humaidan, Attorney General, Chairman of Board of Directors, to mark the start of the new training year. At the beginning of the meeting, H.E Chancellor Essam Issa Al Humaidan welcomed the attendees and congratulated them on the occasion, wishing success to the members of the Board and to DJI’s entire team, from training body members to technical and administrative staff. ......read more

    Dubai professor nominated for international “Best Professor Award”

    Dubai, September 17, 2017:  Dr. Franziska Apprich, Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Canadian University Dubai, has been nominated for “Best Academic Professor Award” by the Association of Scientists, Developers and Faculties (ASDF). Dr. Apprich was nominated for the ASDF Global Awards, which celebrate exceptional achievement in technology-based economic development and highlight examples of success approaches. She was chosen for her dedication to introducing new and innovative technologies into her classroom environment. To date, Dr. Apprich has introduced ......read more

    His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan Attends Graduation of Second Cohort of Emirates Diplomatic Academy Students

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17 September, 2017:  His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), attended the graduation of the second cohort of EDA students, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi.  His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan praised and thanked His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, for his unwavering support and outstanding patronage of the ......read more

    UOWD's Master of Quality Management gets EFQM endorsement

    The move will empower students to develop innovative, sustainable solutions to benefit the community Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017:  EFQM, the foundation behind one of the world’s most well-known quality management frameworks --  ’EFQM Excellence Model’ --  recently endorsed the University of Wollongong in Dubai’s (UOWD) Master of Quality Management program (MQM) during an official signing ceremony at the University’s campus in Dubai Knowledge Park.  The Memorandum of Understanding, signed by Professor Mohamed-Val M. Salem Zein, ......read more

    Your child's first date with a nursery

    Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017:  Starting nursery can be enormously beneficial for children and their families, yet it can also be an anxious time too. So what can be done to make the process of settling children into nursery positive both for the child and their parents? “As parents and as early years practitioners, we can take steps right at the beginning to ensure that the transition into the nursery setting goes as smoothly as possible. Research shows that when the settling in period is positive for the child, it can not only impact on their happiness throughout their time ......read more

    Khwarizmi International College hosted an E-learning workshop conducted by Abu Dhabi Education Council 

    Abu Dhabi: Khwarizmi International College has embarked on the e-learning initiative to provide students with online means of learning in addition to those that are traditionally taught in classrooms.  The initiative comes in line with Abu Dhabi Education Council's (ADEC) endeavor to develop education in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi through using new and diversified pedagogies to ensure that education is based on reflection, induction, investigation, critical thinking and problem solving away from the traditional way of teaching, as well as to equip students with the necessary skills ......read more

    Curtin University opens in the Middle East

    The ARWU top one per cent ranked Australian university will offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs from January 2018 Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017:   Curtin University, a leading global university from Perth, Western Australia, has opened its new campus in the Middle East. The campus at Dubai International Academic City will initially offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in business, science, humanities and communications. The grand opening was celebrated at the Godolphin Ballroom of Jumeirah Emirates Towers in partnership with Transnational ......read more

    Robin Singh to launch sports academy in Dubai

    The sports academy will be launched under the umbrella of Zenith Sports Academy LLC United Arab Emirates, Dubai, September 13th 2017:  A major breakthrough in sports is set to hit the UAE with the launch of an all-round sports institute - RS Sports Academy. The new establishment will be launched by former Indian Cricketer - Robin Singh under Zenith Sports Academy LLC, a newly established sports management company also managed by Robin Singh.  As a first step, RS Sports Academy will offer cricket coaching for young talented players of the UAE. This will soon follow coaching in ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University welcomes around 7,650 students across three campuses for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

    Offers 44 accredited bachelor’s, master’s and DBA programs at Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and new campus in Dubai  Abu Dhabi- UAE: 13 September 2017:  Abu Dhabi University recently welcomed around 7,650 new and returning students pursuing their bachelor’s, master’s, and diploma programs as well as DBAs across its three campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai with the start of the 2017-2018 academic year.   Focused on enriching student learning, the university is also set to announce the launch of several new initiatives that will be implemented ......read more

    Repton School Dubai celebrates excellent IGCSE Results

    29% of students achieve maximum A* grade with 58% securing A*/A grade Dubai, UAE: (September 12, 2017):  Repton School Dubai, part of Evolvence Knowledge Investments (EKI) and a partner school of the renowned Repton School in the United Kingdom, celebrated its best ever results, with 29% of all students achieving the maximum A* grade and 58% of students securing A*/A grade in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination for 2016-2017. In terms of the overall results, another significant feature was that 81.5% of the results were graded at B or ......read more

    Design Your Life Through Esmod Dubai

    Forge an exciting international career in fashion with the region's leading fashion institute.  Dubai, UAE, September 12, 2017:  It has been more than ten years since the ESMOD Dubai was first established in the Middle East, and since then the region's fashion industry has drastically, matured and flourished. It is now an era of the latest trends and brands making their mark in the Middle East, in an ever-evolving industry that yearns for talented individuals to get creative, push the boundaries and carve out unique fashion identities both locally and internationally. For ......read more

    Children of Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Develop Skills in Robotics at Training Workshop

    Knowledge session hosted by Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Center for Giftedness & Creativity Dubai-UAE: 11 September 2017:  In line with the UAE Year of Giving, Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) announced that 25 of the children under its care attended a training workshop organized by the Students of Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Center for Giftedness & Creativity in Dubai.  The workshop focused on the theoretical and practical applications of robots, their importance in the world we live in, and their possible future roles. Participants were also introduced to ......read more

    Khalifa University of Science and Technology Achieves UAE's Top Ranking in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 September, 2017:  The Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to producing world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering, has achieved its first major institutional milestone since being established through merger in 2017 -- attaining the highest ranking for a UAE university in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, reaching the 301-350 bracket. The Khalifa University of Science and Technology was one of 1,102 universities from 77 countries ranked by THE in their annual list for ......read more

    Abu Dhabi University ranked in the World's Top 150 Universities under 50 Years Old

    Institution ranked 16th best private university globally  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 9 September 2017:  Abu Dhabi University (ADU), achieved a new academic milestone by entering the ranks of the world's “Top 150 under 50” of the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings for 2018. Internationally recognized for quality education and applied research, ADU also placed 16th among best private universities in the world, adding to the young institutions’ repertoire of accolades, which is especially significant considering that ADU was only established ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University hosts ‘Annual Welcome Dinner Party' for its community members

    UAE, September 6, 2017 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University recently hosted this year's edition of its 'Annual Welcome Dinner Party' for all its learners and their families, faculty members, and university employees. Held inside the campus, the event brought together members of HBMSU community for an evening of bonding and fun. Learners and their families took part in four simulation classes organized especially for the occasion, enabling the families to experience firsthand HBMSU’s unique smart learning environment. At the end of the four simulation classes, each of ......read more

    On the sidelines of the Global Sustainability Reporting Initiative

    UAE, September 6, 2017 - Arabia CSR Network, the Middle East region’s leading training service provider and think tank, will discuss the developmental process of sustainability reporting in Gulf institutions during the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards launch event in the UAE’s capital city in September. Titled ‘GRI Standards Launch Event Abu Dhabi,’ the free-of-charge gathering at the InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi on September 19, 2017 will feature global experts who will lead interactive and detailed discussions on the benefits of the new GRI ......read more

    Education Affairs Office of Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi to Host Second Edition of Global Teachers' Forum ‘Qudwa'

    Event to run under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces To draw participation of more than 800 educators from over 65 countries  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 06 September, 2017:  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the Education Affairs Office of the Crown Prince Court, today announced that the second edition of Qudwa, the global teachers’ forum, will run ......read more

    Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University showcases National innovations in international research symposium in South Korea

    UAE, September 5, 2017 – Learners from Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently concluded their successful participation at the 8th International Research Symposium in Service Management held at Yonsei University in South Korea. Their presence in the symposium was in line with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of HBMSU, to foster a culture of research excellence within the university community. Taking part in one of the world’s most important conferences on scientific research also aligns with ......read more

    Trans World Educational Experiences embarks on a new school season of memorable sports education journeys

    Dubai, UAE, 05 September 2017:  Trans World Educational Experiences (TWEDEX), the region’s only independent provider of tailor-made sports education journeys, has kicked off the 2017/18 academic year with a diverse events programme comprising global and regional tours.   Working closely with schools across the region, TWEDEX creates sports journeys that excite and inspire young minds, provide students with a global-perspective, complement the curriculum, and leave a lasting impact on participants’ future development. To date, TWEDEX has successfully delivered more ......read more

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