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Hamdan bin Mohammed approves organisational structure of Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government

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Government of Dubai Media Office – 29 November 2016: Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued Executive Council Resolution No. 65 of 2016 approving the organisational structure of Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG). According to the Resolution, the Executive President of MBRSG is authorised …

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$5million prize open to anyone in the region to help re-shape global cooperation and tackle risks to humanity

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US$5 million offered to entrants from the region and the world, for bold ideas to re-model global governance for 21st century Global Challenges Foundation hopes to stimulate urgent global debate about how the world community manages global risks – such climate change, violent conflict and extreme poverty Entries should look at ways to contribute to the re-shaping of global governance …

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Zayed University kicks off innovation week

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Zayed University celebrates innovation week with an array of activities in Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses As part of the UAE’s National Innovation Strategy launched in October last year by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Zayed University celebrated innovation week with an array of activities in …

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Sheraa collaborates with MENA’s top universities to form consortium of regional entrepreneurs

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‘Shabakah: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Power’ will support new businesses in expanding their footprint in the region Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Sheraa – a launch pad for aspiring young entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates – recently joined leading universities of the region in a bid to combine forces with their entrepreneurship programs. ‘Shabakah: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Power’ is a consortium created by …

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AAOIFI held a Workshop on accounting issues in Sukuk in collaboration with King Fahad University

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In partnership with Center of Research Excellence for Islamic Banking & Finance in King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) held a specialized workshop to discuss accounting issues related to its prospective Shari’ah standard on Sukuk. The workshop was hosted by KFUPM on Wednesday …

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DP world carbon ambassadors breathe new life into containers converted into refugee classrooms

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Encouraging innovation among emirati youth is part of DEWA’s major environmental initiatives. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and DP World, the global trade enabler, have completed the transformation of out-of-service shipping containers into classrooms for refugee camps, another successful initiative of the Carbon Ambassador Programme. The second edition of the Dubai Carbon Programme was organised once again in collaboration …

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A step towards better science for education policy

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By Connie St Louis- SciDev.Net Evidence-based policy. It’s one of those phrases that has become ubiquitous. But what exactly does it mean? And perhaps more importantly, where is that evidence coming from, and can it be trusted as a basis for formulating policy? The NGO The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) has been wrestling with such questions in the …

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A step towards better science for education policy

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By SciDev.Net – Connie St Louis Evidence-based policy. It’s one of those phrases that has become ubiquitous. But what exactly does it mean? And perhaps more importantly, where is that evidence coming from, and can it be trusted as a basis for formulating policy? The NGO The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) has been wrestling with such questions in …

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MoE and ADEC organise the Qudwa Teachers Forum

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Global and Local Influencers Converge in Abu Dhabi to Discuss Future of Education. Role of Educators Highlighted as Education Moves to the Digital Age. Abu Dhabi – Leading speakers on learning will take part in a discussion on the future of education in the digital age at the inaugural Qudwa teachers’ forum in Abu Dhabi this week, where approximately 3,500 …

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Susie Ballantyne Named Director of Educational Development for Bloom Education

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Abu Dhabi, UAE – Bloom Education, the education division of Bloom Holding, has announced the appointment of Susie Ballantyne, a renowned education consultant, as Director of Educational Development. Starting in December in this capacity, Susie Ballantyne will oversee Bloom Education’s new initiatives including delivery of new schools and nurseries with a high quality of educational and operational standards. Susie Ballantyne …

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