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Tag Archives: Education

Two schools from the Middle East enter 2019 Panasonic Global Kid Witness News contest

UAE’s Elite Private School topped the award’s Senior Category while Pakistan’s The City School shone brightest in the Junior Category. Two schools from the Middle East have been adjudged as regional winners of the 2019 Kid Witness News (KWN) Contest organized by Panasonic. UAE’s Elite Private School topped the award’s Senior Category while Pakistan’s The City School shone brightest in …

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Arc Skills, offering lifelong learning across UAE; earns seal of alignment from International Society for Technology in Education

World’s first lifelong learning company joins elite group of companies who have earned the gold standard for high-quality edtech products Arc Skills, the world’s first lifelong learning company, which is set to expand its courses across the UAE, has been awarded the coveted International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Seal of Alignment for its Soar Values programme, joining a …

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MBRGI total expenditure on spreading education and knowledge programmes totaled $170mln

6 million people in 29 countries benefitted from Dubai Cares’ educational programmes 5 million participating students in the 2018 Arab Reading Challenge 1 million students accessed Madrasa e-learning platform in its first three months Dubai: The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) announced that 41 million people across the world have benefitted from its Spreading Education & Knowledge …

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Alliance Française open in Ajman University

Ajman University J2-G21 building, is to offer an array of courses and international diplomas for basic, independent and fluent users. Ajman-UAE: Want to learn French? At an accredited place? Short of time or have a problem travelling long distances? No need to worry anymore. All these concerns have become history with the first ever university-based French language centre in the …

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Abu Dhabi University tackles the AI skills gap at Bett MEA Leadership Convention

Abu Dhabi University (ADU) participated in this year’s edition of the Bett Middle East and Africa (MEA) Leadership Conference, the world’s largest education technology event. Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor and Provost at ADU, took part in a panel discussion during the two-day conference which took place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) Abu Dhabi University (ADU) participated in …

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Is technology good or bad for learning?

I’ll bet you’ve read something about technology and learning recently. You may have read that device use enhances learning outcomes. Or perhaps you’ve read that screen time is not good for kids. Maybe you’ve read that there’s no link between adolescents’ screen time and their well-being. Or that college students’ learning declines the more devices are present in their classrooms. …

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Cisco inspires young girls to pursue STEM education

The event was led by Cisco executives and is designed to inspire young girls to consider an education and career within STEM industries :Cisco recently hosted its annual Girls Power Tech event in its Dubai office, aimed at introducing young female students to the technology industry through interactions with advocates in the field. The event was led by Cisco executives …

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Emirates College of Technology honors 500 students at the 22nd Annual Graduation Ceremony

In the presence of Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Khalid Al Nahyan The graduation ceremony was presided over by President of ECT, Professor Abdul Rahim Sabouni, with Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Khalid Al Nahyan attending the event as a guest of honor. The VIP guest list included ECT Board of Trustees, Ambassadors, CEOs, strategic partners and other prominent figures …

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British University in Dubai, Dubai Blockchain Center, University of Nicosia supporting knowledge transfer in blockchain technology

British University in Dubai, Dubai Blockchain Center and University of Nicosia sign a Memorandum of Understanding The British University in Dubai (BUiD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Blockchain Center and the University of Nicosia. The MoU was signed by Prof. Abdullah Alshamsi, BUiD‘s Vice Chancellor, and Dr Marwan Alzarouni Chief Executive Officer- Dubai Blockchain Center and …

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Conference took place at the University’s main campus in Abu Dhabi from 7-8 April 2019

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi University (ADU), in partnership with QASPIR Consulting, hosted the annual Assessment in MENA (AIM) conference which took place at the University’s main campus in Abu Dhabi from 7-8 April 2019. The international event brought together respected higher education experts from across the region and around the globe to exchange knowledge and best practices, as well as …

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