Basic Education Celebrates Teachers During World Teachers Day


Education Department joins the world in celebrating teachers on World Teachers Day. The 5th of October is World Teacher’s day, a day set aside to show appreciation to educators globally as well as to raise awareness and understanding on the work and value of teachers. Under this year’s theme, “Empowering teachers, building sustainable societies”, we as the Department of Basic Education recognise and appreciate ...

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Lubna Al Qasimi discusses education and development issues with UN officials in New York


HE Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, Head of the UAE Committee for the Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, held a series of meetings with officials at the United Nations, during which a range of topics related to development, education, and family and children affairs were discussed. HE Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi met with ...

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Middle East and Africa to Spend USD 600 Million on Technology by 2016, Boosting Students’ Digital Economy Skills


Interactive Displays and Video Collaboration Facilitate More Engaged Learning. Middle East students will have the skills to succeed in the digital economy, as the region’s educational investment in audiovisual technology is set to top USD 600 million by 2016, industry experts announced today. Governments, schools, and universities in the Middle East are embracing digital technology such as whiteboards, interactive displays ...

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Pressure to provide the best sees back-to-school spending increase for 74% of Egypt parents


The majority (61%) of school parents in Egypt claim to have spent 10% more on back-to-school purchases compared to last year, and 13% have increased their spend by 5%, according to new YouGov survey findings. The research, conducted as thousands of parents prepared their children for the new academic year, indicates that parents in Egypt feel pressured to purchase new ...

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17th Arab Investors and Businessmen Conference seeks to bridge gap between academics and actual market requirements in Arab World

Saeed Al Mansoori

HE Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy and Chairman of the 17th Arab Businessmen and Investors Conference. The event will discuss challenges of labor market innovation and leadership on 16 and 17 November. Under the theme ‘Investing in Entrepreneurship and Innovation’, the organisers of the 17th Arab Investors and Businessmen Conference (ABIC), which is being held under ...

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Top 10 Achievements at University of Dubai in 2014/2015 Academic Year

University of Dubai

University of Dubai raises quality of higher education in UAE. •New disciplines and training programmes enable students to keep pace with labour market requirements. The University of Dubai has achieved during the academic year 2014-15 a series of academic goals which have enabled the university to raise the quality of higher education in the country and provide international level training ...

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Demand still outstrips supply for teachers in Gulf region, experts say

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14,000 more teachers needed in UAE international schools in the next five years. British expat teachers top international educators in premium internationals in KSA, UAE and Qatar. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The main challenge for teacher recruitment throughout the Gulf region is that demand is still outstripping supply, experts said at the ongoing International and Private Schools Education Forum ...

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University of Salford partners with Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance


The University of Salford, UK, has entered into a new partnership with the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance ( BIBF ) to launch a number of collaborative academic initiatives for the Kingdom of Bahrain and the UK. The two institutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the University become a BIBF academic provider of choice. ...

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GRI G4 Training on Sustainability Reporting


The G4 is ready! Gain insight on the conceptual introduction and preparation of the GRI reporting process according to the 4th Generation Guidelines that convers all the key aspects of GRI reporting: from dialogue with stakeholders and credibility of the reporting process, to the definition of content, monitoring and communication of the final CSR/ Sustainability Report. CSE is a leading ...

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ADFD Offers Zayed University Financial Grant to Support Innovation


Aims to Support UAE Innovation Week. Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has extended a financial grant to Zayed University (ZU) to support the university’s participation in the UAE Innovation Week as well as promote innovative projects undertaken by its students. The UAE Innovation Week is marked in November under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al ...

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