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

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

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

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

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

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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Abu Dhabi Housing Authority and Abu Dhabi University ink MOU to collaborate on research

Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi Housing Authority (ADHA) and Abu Dhabi University recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the opportunities of cooperation in scientific research, field studies, academic applications of housing related activities and the development of scientific methodology used for pre-planning and forecasting Abu Dhabi’s housing needs, in addition to chances for student internship and training. The …

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KIPCO announces Strategic Sponsorship of Youth Empowerment Symposium (Tmkeen)

KIPCO – the Kuwait Projects Company – has announced that it will be a Strategic Sponsor of the 5th Youth Empowerment Symposium (Tmkeen). The event will be held under the auspices of H.H. the Amir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, on October 25-26. This is the second year that KIPCO supports the conference. Throughout the past twelve …

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Tunisian digital revolution opens up education

By – SciDev.Net – Imogen Mathers Around the world, universities face myriad challenges: how to educate as many students as possible, while keeping the quality of teaching and research high, and responding to the pressures of globalisation and privatisation. Tunisia has met some of these challenges by embracing the power of digital technology to support students, explains digital education specialist …

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Parents in the UAE spend 140% more on university costs than global average

UAE parents spend the most globally on children’s higher education Over half (52%) looking to send children abroad want to invest in property in that country Nearly 9 in 10 have concerns about funding their children’s education UAE parents spend the most globally on children’s higher education Over half (52%) looking to send children abroad want to invest in property …

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NAJAH Abu Dhabi to Put Education at Forefront for Visitors

Fair brings raft of new exhibitors, features and international participation from USA, UK, Japan and Malaysia. Abu Dhabi – NAJAH, the UAE’s leading Higher Education event, now in its 10th year, is dedicated to helping higher educational institutions connect with students and parents who are at a critical stage in the tough decision making process of choosing what to study. …

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