Global youth forum bridges gap between students and CSR practicioners


The 4th edition of the Global Youth Forum kicked-off this morning at Zaabeel Ladies Club in Dubai, following the theme “Social Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics”. Organized by the CSR division of Al-Ahli Holding Group and Sony Mobile, in partnership with DUBAI SME and Zabeel Ladies Club, and sponsored by Emirates Islamic Bank and DP World, the event promoted social entrepreneurship ...

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Doha: Medical education goes high-tech

Dr. Deborah Sutherland, CEO of the University of South Florida Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation

The ways in which simulation-based learning methods are changing medical education were explored at a special lecture given by a visiting expert in the field. Dr. Deborah Sutherland, CEO of the University of South Florida Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation, told an audience of students and healthcare professionals about the opportunities and challenges posed by the increasing use ...

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UAE: Ministry of Education approves curriculum for 3rd semester examination of current academic school year


The Ministry of Education (MoE) has revealed that it has already approved the curriculum that will cover the third semester examinations of the current academic school year, especially for transitional classes and specific 12th grade subjects like science and literature. In line with this, the Ministry has already distributed copies of the full details of the approved curriculum, including essential ...

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Rise in Canadian-curriculum schools brings ever-greater educational diversity to the GCC region


Applications from Canadian teachers for Gulf postings have tripled, according to Eteach International. Dubai – It’s a case ofau revoir Ottawa and marhaba Middle East,as a growing number of Canadian teaching professionals are tempted by job opportunities within the GCC countries. This is according to Eteach International, the Dubai-based branch of the UK’s leading online education recruitment service. Since the ...

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ADIB Named Employer of the Year by Higher Colleges of Technology


Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has been named Employer of the Year by The Higher Colleges of Technology ( HCT ) – Dubai Women’s College. The award recognises ADIB for its support for UAE national youth and its ongoing participation with HCT career fairs as well as its commitment to UAE national student work placements. Responding to ...

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Emirates Green Building Council honours winners of ‘2015 EGBC Awards’ for excellence in sustainability


• American University of Sharjah , IRENA HQ Building and Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa win Green School, Green Commercial Building and Green Hotel of the Year categories respectively Dubai – Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, honoured the winners of the 2015 EGBC ...

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ADSM forges Partnership with UK’s Imperial College Business School


Focus will be on teaching, research, faculty & student exchange UAE – The Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM), a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Chamber , an educational institution dedicated to developing the UAE’s future entrepreneurial leaders, has today (Wednesday, May 13, 2015) agreed a partnership with Imperial College Business School,part of Imperial College London, one of the world’s ...

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Saudi Educators Excel in Master Trainer Programme


Pearson programme enhancing standard of math and science education in KSA. The Chief Executive of Saudi Arabia’s Tatweer Company for Educational Services (T4Edu) has congratulated the latest group of Master Trainers to complete the first phase of the Saudi Math and Science Teacher Development Programme. The Master Trainer Programme is a key component of the broader Math and Science teacher ...

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DEWA signs MoU with University of Sharjah to develop skills and provide scholarships for UAE Nationals


Dubai – DEWA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Sharjah . The MoU supports DEWA ‘s strategy to strengthen cooperation with UAE National higher-education institutions to develop skills and provide scholarships for UAE Nationals. The MoU promotes collaboration in scientific research and studies, and special programmes. The University of Sharjah will also allocate 10 seats ...

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Boeing Works to Inspire UAE Youth to be the Future of Aviation


– Boeing brings Museum of Flight to the UAE to engage students at Think Science Fair 2015 – Boeing partners with Mubadala to conduct a workshop for teachers on the fundamentals of flights Dubai – As part of continuing efforts to inspire Arab youth to become future leaders of the aviation industry, Boeing [NYSE: BA] sponsored the United States-based Museum ...

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