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...

University students describe struggle to meet English exams

Some spend several years trying to pass foundation courses and IELTS classes to reach university. Students have described their struggle to complete foundation English courses, having left high school without the language skills needed for university. Degrees are taught in English...

Adek inspections reveal drop in failing schools in Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (Adek) said private schools have shown “tremendous progress” in the latest round of inspections. While not a single private school in the emirate of Abu Dhabi earned the much-coveted “outstanding” ranking during...

Abu Dhabi Education Council made a government department

Adec now named Department of Education and Knowledge. The Abu Dhabi Education Council - known as Adec - has been made a government department according to a decree issued by President Sheikh Khalifa. It is now named the Department of...

Will late school times in Dubai give children more sleep?

If school times were delayed, children would get more sleep and traffic would ease, impacting student performance and economic growth. Sleep. It's something that every living creature needs to function properly. But according to an edit in the New York...

Dubai Ruler launches free education platform

The online platform will officially launch next year. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched on Monday a new challenge to help provide a free educational platform for 50...

RTA installs emoji speed signs outside schools

The 'speed-related smart signs' are designed to respond to motorists's speeds as they pass through school zones We all need a bit of a pat on the back when we've done something right first thing in the morning - even if...

40% of Abu Dhabi schools score high

Top-ranked schools will be inspected every four years instead of two, education authority announces Abu Dhabi: A handful of top-ranked private schools in the emirate of Abu Dhabi will be inspected every four years instead of every two years, the...

Mistakes parents make while dropping children to school

Dubai Police launch campaign to educate people on traffic rules to be followed near schools Dubai: Parents are committing a raft of mistakes when it comes to motor vehicles and children as schools reopen across the country, say police. From overloading...

Awareness about child protection across region is vital ​​​​​​​​​​​

UAE Child Protection Law came into effect in June last year  The Child Protection Law covers abuse and criminal negligence of children and took effect in the UAE on June 15 last year. Informally named Wadeema’s Law – in memory of...

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