Non-academic learning now crucial: UAE minister

February 27, 2019 7:31 am0 comments
Non-academic learning now crucial: UAE minister

Al Muhairi says students must be taught values of tolerance and compassion too 27/02/2019, Wednesday – Dubai: Non-academic knowledge and skills have become critical in future-proofing students, Minister of State for Public Education said at the Global Educational Supplies and Solutions (GESS) conference in Dubai on Tuesday. Addressing GUESS delegates […]

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Explainer: All you need to know about the UAE’s September 25 mission to the ISS

February 26, 2019 7:41 am0 comments
Explainer: All you need to know about the UAE’s September 25 mission to the ISS

Key questions and answers on what the pioneering space mission is 26/02/2019, Tuesday – Dubai: The UAE will join the ranks of 18 countries that have sent people to the International Space Station (ISS) by September 25. One of its two astronauts, Hazza Al Mansouri and Sultan Al Neyadi, will […]

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Police dogs create awareness about drugs in Dubai schools

February 25, 2019 7:23 am0 comments
Police dogs create awareness about drugs in Dubai schools

K9 squad out to alert students against drug abuse, other dangers 25/02/2019, Monday – DUBAI: The Global Indian International School (GIIS) in Al Barsha was in for a surprise on its annual sports day on Thursday, when a fun activity got under way on its manicured greens. Just when four […]

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Hugh Jackman announces top 10 finalists for Global Teacher Prize

February 22, 2019 7:42 am0 comments
Hugh Jackman announces top 10 finalists for Global Teacher Prize

Wolverine star says teachers are the real superheroes as he remembers his own 22/02/2019, Friday – Dubai: The top 10 finalists for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize were announced on Thursday by Hollywood star Hugh Jackman at globalteacherprize.org. Now in its fifth year, the $1 million (Dh3.67 million) award […]

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Sharjah Ruler launches youth award

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Sharjah Ruler launches youth award

It is open to residents of any nationality in 13-18 age group 22/02/2019, Friday – Sharjah: The first edition of the Shaikh Sultan Award for Celebrating the Spirit of Youth was on Thursday launched by His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of […]

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A classroom on wheels for bus safety

February 20, 2019 7:23 am0 comments
A classroom on wheels for bus safety

RTA, STS launch a traffic awareness roadshow on board Smart Safety Bus 20/02/2019, Wednesday – Dubai: School students will soon be able to hop on to a classroom on wheels that will educate them about safe transport experience through a series of 3D games, interactive sessions, puzzles, fun quizzes and […]

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