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Hundreds of Kuwait’s expat teachers to be sacked
Kuwait will sack 365 expat teachers by the end of the school year according to the Ministry of Education, national daily Kuwait Times reported.
Dubai launches free economic, creative zones in universities
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, said that the Government of Dubai is taking the necessary steps to implement the 50-Year Charter to ensure a sustained development march that will turn Dubai into the best city in the world.
UAE education sector booming
The UAE's education sector is set to welcome more schools as demand is expected to surge. The recent introduction of favourable government policies is also expected to give a major boost to the sector
Sheikh Mohammed launches biggest e-learning platform
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched the new e-learning platform,, which will give over 50 million Arab students around the world access to 5,000 educational videos for free.
Oman's Investments in Educational Sector Increase to 130 Percent
“The increase in salaries in 2015 was the main reason for the increase in expenditure in education,” said Al Hosni. “Salaries constitute about 88 per cent of the budget of the Ministry of Education.” The percentage share from total government expenditure also increased last year to 11 per cent, compared with 8 per cent a decade ago.
Mohammed at DHA workshop sessions
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,
KHDA asks Dubai schools to stick to 2-day Eid Al Adha break
KHDA requires all private schools in Dubai to function as usual on September 22 as the Eid Al Adha holidays begin on September 23
DMI training prepares future media leaders
Month-long programme provided hands-on training for 12 students
KHDA sets tuition payment conditions
The Knowledge and Human Development Authority in Dubai (KHDA) has set conditions regarding the regulation of the instalments
Tough new tests for prospective Arabic teachers in Dubai
Teachers of Arabic and Islamic education face tough new tests before being employed in Dubai's private schools
New online system for attestation of school certificates
Getting school certificates attested will become easier as Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority
New legal contracts between parents and schools to curb disputes in Dubai
Parents and schools in Dubai are to sign new legally binding contracts in an effort to cut the number of disputes
New English test for UAE employees
Taking an English test over the phone would soon become possible as the British Council has launched
Call for reforms in teaching Arabic
The Arabic language is not doing very well in schools and universities, and students tend to speak in a style and accent only they understand,
Arabic is not dead but teaching must improve, UAE report shows
Arabic is not dying but the way it is taught has to be revived, a report into the declining standard of the language has revealed
No expulsion over fee payment delays’
The Abu Dhabi Educational Council (Adec) stressed that private schools are not permitted to expel a student
Education, judiciary focus of FNC meet
The Federal National Council (FNC), after almost a month-long break, resumed its sessions on Tuesday and discussed
Islamic and Arab culture lost in UAE's foreign schools
Students at branches of foreign schools and universities are being educated in courses
Young Emiratis divided over calls to teach lessons in Arabic
Young Emiratis are divided over calls to make Arabic the compulsory teaching language.
Capital schools ordered to replace male service staff
The Abu Dhabi Educational Council (Adec) has instructed all private schools
Abu Dhabi's push for schools to focus on Arabic
The emirate's education council yesterday held a teachers' conference to improve the usage of Arabic language at schools
Push to get UAE nationals in private-sector jobs
Private companies cannot compete with government salaries in attracting Emirati recruits
Abu Dhabi schools apply for hike in fees
The number of private schools that have filed requests with the Abu Dhabi Educational Council (Adec) to increase their tuition fees
3 new technical school branches to be launched
The secondary technical schools of the Abu Dhabi Institute for Vocational Education and Training have announce
Abu Dhabi private school law clears up confusion
Building human capital is crucial to a knowledge-based society and economy. And so education is one of the main sectors
New set of rules for private schools: Adec
The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) announced on Monday new regulations for private schools across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi approved
Lessons in English in UAE schools 'violation of constitution' FNC told
Teaching in Arabic should be compulsory in state universities, Federal National Council members and linguistic and educational experts
Education and work key to success, minister reminds emerging leaders
Education is the passport to freedom and work is inherent to human nature. A strong foundation will, therefore, shape capable all-rounded adults
UAE-based online tutoring project underway
Dubai: An UAE based online face to face tutoring service for high school students worldwide, called E-Aid (Eductional Aid), is making its way to completion.
Emirati women complete internships at NASA
Abu Dhabi: Three Emirati women have successfully completed an engineering internship at Nasa (United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration).
Abu Dhabi schools open September 15
Abu Dhabi: Public schools in the capital are to reopen on September 15, the Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec) has announced, when the new school model will be introduced.
Abu Dhabi sets up vocational centre
Abu Dhabi: General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of the Executive Council has issued Resolution Number 49/2010 setting up the Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education, and Training Centre which will oversee vocational and training education and training in the emirate.
‘Foundation course should be part of school curriculum’
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, accompanied by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince, paid a visit to the premises of the Ministry of Education in Dubai on Sunday.
South Korea trains UAE students on nuclear plants
Bilateral ties between the UAE and South Korea is poised to reach new heights with Seoul pushing for closer partnership by taking the initiative to train Emirati students into highly skilled workforce to manage the nuclear reactors set to be built in the country.
Gulf Research Centre opens branch at Cambridge
Dubai: With currently more than 250 international researchers compiling studies on the Gulf region a Dubai-based think-tank, the Gulf Research Centre, has opened a branch at Cambridge University in the UK to facilitate two-way dialogue between the Middle East and the West.
UAE Education Guide launched
Under the Patronage of Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, the UAE Education Guide has been launched.
UAE Education Guide launched
Under the Patronage of Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, the UAE Education Guide has been launched.
Abu Dhabi banks join Emiratisation efforts
Abu Dhabi: Banking is one of the most important sectors in the country, and as Emiratisation efforts in the capital continue to grow, this sector presents no exception to the process
Search for schools in Abu Dhabi made easy
Parents are able to indicate which zones they want, what type of school they wish to look for and what curriculum they are interested in
Setting the stage for Education 3.0
The concept looks at the holistic approach to transform the education system by harnessing technology and the Internet and equipping every individual to innovate and grow intellectually
Schooling compulsory till age 18 for nationals
The Ministry of Education (MoE) could raise the compulsory education age to 18 by next year for UAE nationals to check high dropout rates in schools, Khaleej Times has learnt.
Musanada to head a 1.494 billion pioneering school development project
WAM Abu Dhabi, (WAM) - Musanada has announced that it has obtained the budget approval to replace unfit schooling facilities with 15 state of the art schools. The pioneering project is split into 6 tender packages and was awarded to 5 separate contractors.
KHDA working to the benefit of Dubai students, UAE paper
WAM Abu Dhabi, June 21st, 2010 (WAM) -- The schools' inspection regime, launched two years ago by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) of Dubai Government,
ADEC dons new identity to match emirate’s goals
ABU DHABI - The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) unveiled its new corporate identity on Wednesday to match the dynamic change in the emirate’s education system.
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