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Tag Archives: Schools

Artificial intelligence: GCC schools show more interest in adopting education technology-CEO

The Gulf region is showing more interest in adopting new technologies in the education sector, a chief executive officer (CEO) of an Abu Dhabi-based software company said. “Education is always a pillar of any economy,” Saleh Al Hashemi, the CEO of Alef, a privately-owned firm that sells education software to schools told Zawya in an interview on Monday on the …

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Demand for new schools in GCC to reach over 50,000 by 2020

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – More than 50,000 schools are expected to be set up throughout the Gulf region by 2020 as both public and private stakeholders seek to capitalise the growing education market throughout the region. Citing findings from the GCC Education Industry report published by Alpen Capital, organisers of the forthcoming International and Private Schools Education Forum (IPSEF) …

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Ministry of Education and Microsoft sign a first of its kind strategic cooperation agreement comprising of a number of initiatives specifically for schools in the United Arab Emirates

Hussain Al Hammadi: The MoE is continuing to adopt breakthrough solutions to enhance its schools. Unique Initiatives to serve 6 Major priorities of the MoE An annual training program for 20 teachers at Microsoft Corporation to improve education and provide effective learning solutions inside classrooms. “Fursati” program, an annual in-house training for 25 graduates preparing them for the job market …

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Two UAE Public schools to introduce STEM classrooms

Making Learning a Fun Experience STEM brings Innovation into the Classroom Dubai: Imagine a classroom that is fun where the pupils are involved and where learning moves away from the old concept of chalk and talk. Atlab STEM Academy, the sole distributor of LEGO Education, brings a new hands-on approach to learning by imparting knowledge to the pupils in an …

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Microsoft Jordan Launches Global ‘Hour of Code’ Movement in Jordanian Schools and Universities

Microsoft Jordan has launched the Hour of Code (HOC) global movement in over 130 schools and universities across the Kingdom, underscoring efforts to further strengthen Jordan’s standing within the worldwide information technology (IT) arena. HOC consists of an hour-long session that aims to introduce and simplify computer science (CS) and programming concepts for students of all ages. The movement kicked …

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Hamad Bin Khalifa University and Bedaya Center inaugurate Schools’ Counsellors Training Programme for career advice to students

Sponsored by the Supreme Education Council All independent high school advisors subscribed to attend the programme The Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and SME Development (Bedaya Center) announced the launch of a new training programme for academic advisors under the theme of ‘Schools Counsellors’ Career Advice”, in cooperation with Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) and the Supreme Education Council (SEC). Launched …

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All schools in UAE must follow healthy nutritional guidelines from this academic

All schools in the UAE, must follow healthy nutritional guidelines from this academic year, said a top DHA official. Dr Wafa Ayesh, director of clinical nutrition at the DHA said during the live DHA Twitter Clinic that the guidelines will help tackle the problem of childhood obesity by ensuring children have access to nutritional foods in an environment where they …

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Most viewed schools in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Fees are the key factor for parents when searching for a school in the UAE, the first report of the most viewed schools in Dubai and Abu Dhabi on Souqalmal.com shows. Annual tuition fees for the 10 most viewed schools in the two emirates range widely in cost, ranging in Dubai from a minimum of 4,308 AED for the Grammar …

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Gabbitas Educational Consultants launches new regional office; signs agreement to set up four new schools in Dubai with AED500m investment by Mr Mohan Valrani

Gabbitas to serve growing interest in high quality education amongst GCC citizens and residents Gabbitas Educational Consultants, the global experts in education, has announced the launch of its Middle East operations with the opening of a new office in Dubai to meet the growing demand for personalised educational services and advice on high quality educational options – independent schools, higher …

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Five reflections on Africa’s higher education in science

By: Nick Ishmael Perkins – SciDev.Net Last night I sat on a panel convened by the Planet Earth Institute and hosted by the African Union at its mission to the UN. The event was an attempt to explore the intersection of higher education funding, the growth of science and technology (S&T) in Africa and the post-2015 development agenda, which is …

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