Learning and Teaching Geography Through a Digital Lens

Simon Armitage is the author of ‘Approaches to Learning and Teaching Geography’. Good teaching helps learning to be more engaging and more memorable. This is one reason why it is so important to consider ‘active learning’ techniques. Active learning is...

Anticipating and Preparing for Emerging Skills and Jobs

Back in December, I attended the Asian Development Bank 7th Skills Forum on Anticipating and Preparing for Emerging Skills and Jobs. As Head of Technical and Vocational Pathways at Cambridge International, I believe this topic is crucial. ...

Approaches to Learning and Teaching: Finding that “Really?” Moment

Andrew Gillespie is the author of ‘Approaches to Learning and Teaching: Business & Economics’. In this guest post Andrew examines the impact of the ‘really?’ moment… One the features of good teaching that I focus on in my book is the “wow”...

GESS Dubai offers peek at classrooms of the future

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 28 January 2018 – The classroom as everyone knows it will change dramatically in the next few years, and a preview of things to come for students and teachers across the Middle East will be...

The College of Fashion & Design Appoints New President and CEO

The College of Fashion and Design (CFD) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Monica Gallant as the President & CEO. Dr Gallant is a qualified Chartered Accountant from Canada and holds a Doctorate in Education. She has...

US federal court issues injunction against latest travel ban

Short on time? Here are the highlights: The US government had intended to enforce a travel ban against citizens of six Muslim-majority countries, along with North Korea and Venezuela, beginning on 18 October However, on 17 October, a US...

US suspends visa processing in Turkey

Short on time? Here are the highlights: On 8 October, the US government temporarily suspended the processing of non-immigrant visas in Turkey It is unclear how long the suspension will last, but the implications are significant if it drags...

Dubai strengthens its position as a regional education hub

Short on time? Here are the highlights: Education capacity and enrolment are expanding rapidly across the United Arab Emirates In Dubai alone, enrolment in K-12 private schools has grown by nearly 90% within the past decade, and total student...

Zayed University announces three Waqf professorships

ABU DHABI, 8th May, 2017 (WAM) The Zayed University announced the activation of three "Waqf" (endowment) professorships the Sultan bin Rashed Al Dhaheri Professorship in Islamic Funding, the Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Professorship in General Management, and the Humaid bin...

Top US universities looking forward to enrol this UAE student

Loukos believes that her focus on extracurricular activities and volunteering work helped her score her acceptance letters. Was it a dream or the universities had mixed up names of the candidates? That's how Despoina Loukos, a student at the Dubai...

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