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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Abu Dhabi University launches student oriented social hub “”


In line with Abu Dhabi University ‘s mission of nurturing student talents, the University has recently launched a new student-oriented social platform titled “My ADU .net”. The unique website which caters to students and graduates was created, designed and launched as a collaborative effort between a team of talented Abu Dhabi University students and the University’s Student Engagement and Development Office (SEDO). The website features student ...

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Melbourne’s La Trobe University hosts celebratory Alumni event in Dubai


Past students living and working in the Middle East have gathered for La Trobe University’s first ever alumni event in Dubai. Attended by officials from the Australian Embassy in the UAE and representatives from the Victorian Government Business Office, the university’s celebratory alumni lunch was hosted on the same day as the ANZAC Day memorial, which marked the 100th anniversary ...

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“Educate a Child, Build a Nation” Initiative meets great success

Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Information City contributes to early technical education In its second phase, “Educate a Child, Build a Nation” Initiative continues its success among young learners and their families. This phase which was organized for girls only was held at Etisalat Academy in Dubai, for three consecutive days, between 22nd and 25th April, 2015. Under the chairmanship of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin ...

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