UAE vice president and prime minister, and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has announced the allocation of AED1.5 billion to build the first group of a “new generation” of Emirati schools.
Calling space enthusiasts: Space Explorer Camp opens in UAE
The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, MBRSC, has announced the next run of its Space Explorer Camp, to be held for the first time ever in spring this year.
Dubai promotes road safety awareness in schools
Dubai has launched the ‘Smart Safety Bus’ for raising the traffic awareness of students in schools within the emirate.
InfoWatch Gulf hosts Cybersecurity Awareness Day at Dubai university
InfoWatch Gulf, InfoWatch Group’s Middle Eastern office, has recently hosted a Cybersecurity Awareness Day at Heriot-Watt University campus in Dubai.
UAE to support students in remote areas with new e-learning initiative
The UAE has recently announced the launch of “Madrasa”, an e-learning platform, aimed at supporting Arab students living in over 1,000 villages, remote areas and refugee camps with no internet access.
UAE’s Masdar, Ministry of Education to promote sustainability awareness
Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, has announced its collaboration with the UAE Ministry of Education on its Innovation Ambassador Program 2019.
Saudi Arabia’s “Hour of Code” records 1.6 million students
Microsoft has unveiled engagement insights from ‘Hour of Code’ an initiative held in partnership with Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Education.
InfoWatch to boost cybersecurity skills in the UAE
InfoWatch Group has announced that it will launch an international education centre “InfoWatch Academy” in the UAE.
UAE Ministry of Finance launches Sheikh Zayed e-book initiative
The Ministry of Finance has recently launched and concluded the final phase of Sheikh Zayed e-book initiative aimed at introducing primary students to Sheikh Zayed in an innovative manner.
Saudi Arabia opens first-ever virtual school
Saudi Arabia has recently inaugurated the region’s first virtual school, the Sabya Directorate of Education announced.
World’s largest Arabic audio library opens in Dubai
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council has recently launched the Dubai Audio Library.
Dubai Police app to empower people of determination
The Dubai Police has recently launched a special free training and educational smart app for aimed at communicating easily to People of Determination.
Students taking up technology courses on the rise in GCC
Dubai-based online school has reported a sharp increase in demand for courses that give young people specialist skills related to computer technology.
New online initiative to enable UAE finance professionals
The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) has launched a new online research portal that will enable access to the latest industry and economic reports and whitepapers, scholarly articles and surveys.