Short Film award for promotion of human rights launched

Short film by the youth aims to create an educated generation that upholds human rights. Young residents aged between 18 and 30 in the UAE again have a chance to promote human rights and social values of the UAE society...

Schools to receive only five days inspection notice

Private schools will no longer be told about an impending inspection 10 days earlier, as in previous inspection rounds. Abu Dhabi: From this year onwards, private schools will only receive five days notice of an impending school inspection, top education...

UAE-based schools go out of way to make life easy for non-English speaking students

The desire to learn English can sometimes dominate and parents should not lose sight of the importance of maintaining the home language to support in future development and learning. English is the main language in private schools across the UAE....

UAE renews its commitment to UN initiatives supporting women and children globally

NEW YORK, 23rd September, 2017 (WAM) -- The UAE has confirmed its readiness, as per the directives of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, and President of...

Al Hosn University students offered options to transfer without penalty

The Abu Dhabi-based university was barred by the MOE from enrolling new students. Al Hosn University students in Abu Dhabi have been given the chance to continue their studies at other universities after the Ministry of Education sanctioned the school...

Countdown to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017: How ancient skills create jewels for the modern...

Award-winning collections of artist and designer Azza Al Qubaisi draw on her Emirati heritage. In our Countdown to WorldSkills series, we are featuring five young Emiratis who have already embraced vocational skills and found success and recognition for their achievements. This week we meet jewellery artist...

Study: Few parents show interest in children’s education

UAE-based experts say strong parental engagement improves academic performance. Dubai: Most parents are not adequately involved in their children’s school life, new research suggests, with experts warning of resulting academic and behavioural problems. A white paper issued by the OECD for...

Dubai art studio serves coffee and an opportunity for people with disabilities to integrate

Mawaheb is an art studio aiming to integrate people with disabilities into the community. Drop in for a coffee served by someone with special needs and watch artists work as part of an initiative to build bridges between the community...

Emirati artist’s honest take on life in the Gulf set to make waves

Abdullah Lutfi studied art for years in a Dubai studio for adults with special needs. A quirky and insightful take on Dubai from camel beauty pageants to a love for high-end labels and social media will be on display at a unique exhibition...

Turkey ramps up spending on digital English language learning

Istanbul, Turkey; 19 September 2017 – Turkey has ramped up its spending on digital English language learning tools as part of a bid to boost the digital skills of its students across all levels and raise the quality of education...

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