Schools are Failing Pupils with Special Needs

Watered-down educational objectives go against spirit of inclusiveness, expert says. Dubai: Schools are largely failing to raise learning outcomes of pupils with special educational needs (SEN), which is “the really big one” among criteria that will impact the next round...

CBSE Grade 10 and 12 exams in UAE to begin on March 5 –...

Several thousand students from across the UAE will be attempting the exams for the academic year 2017-18. The Grade 10 and 12 exams conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will begin on March 5, and end on...

8 Symptoms of Hidden Depression That Everyone Can Experience

Depression is a very serious disease. It can be confused with ordinary fatigue, but it also can hide under excessive workaholism or, on the contrary, feigned happiness. Sadness, a lack of initiative, and loss of physical and moral strength are just a few features of this sickness. Only a doctor can diagnose depression...

Students return to classes after winter break

Year of Zayed and exams already setting the 2018 school agenda. Dubai: Tens of thousands of UAE students returned to classes on Sunday after the three-week winter break, with schools setting the 2018 agenda, which includes activities for the Year...

Burj Khalifa light show to continue until March 31

There will be nightly shows every week from Tuesday to Saturday. The show must go on. Light Up 2018 — the record-breaking light show that plays across the Burj Khalifa —will be repeated five nights a week on the world’s tallest building...

Buddy programme helps special needs pupils explore world of art and sport

Some students may flourish with sports training, others will learn to better interact and communicate. Jifu Bunnik’s face lit up when she scored a basket surrounded by players of a rival school’s basketball team who cheered her on. She was among the first...

UAE students challenged to sow seeds of new technology

Government partners with Huawei to offer internships to technology minded students. A government programme partnered with Chinese technology company Huawei is offering hand-picked UAE students the chance to play an important role in developing future innovations. Students across the country can...

Dubai special needs volunteer programme requires ‘commitment and empathy’

Mainstream school children gain understanding of special needs challenges. Students keen on volunteering at Tender Hearts Arena must commit to a minimum of 45 hours and are required to give a final presentation about what they learnt. “We are looking for...

Registration for UAE teacher training programme opens in February

The Teacher and Educational Leadership Standards and Licensing programme has been in the works since at least 2013. The national teacher licensing programme will begin accepting applicants from public and private schools in February, the Ministry of Education said on Tuesday. “The implementation of...

Uncovering Abu Dhabi’s science and technology leaders of the future

Since it began in 2012, the Lema? workshop programme has reached more than 200,000 primary school children, inspiring the UAE trailblazers of tomorrow. How do you cultivate the Albert Einsteins and Marie Curies of the future here in the UAE? Abu Dhabi school initiative Lema? -...

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