The American University in Dubai (AUD) has been ranked as the #1 and best university in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for employability in the QS Graduate World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings, highlighting the success of the university’s efforts to bridge the gap between academic study and employment.
Dubai’s leading operator of schools to launch Dubai’s first affordable International Baccalaureate (IB) school, built on education excellence with global quality standards and benchmarked against the best schools in the world.
Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are two of the hottest technology fields today, with job opportunities continuing to grow across both. However, worldwide, women make up less than 15 percent of the professionals in these high-tech jobs, and only 1 in 20 girls opts for a STEM-based career.
Dubai Science Park (DSP), a holistic science-focused business community, hosted a Science Fun Day in partnership with Foremarke School, one of the leading British preparatory schools in Dubai. The community event featured several activities centred around science, sports, health as well as the arts.
Teams of school students from across the UAE and Oman are preparing to battle for a place on the winners’ podium at this year’s Formula Ethara National Finals competition.
This weekend a total of 50 teams, made up of 191 students from 24 schools, will take part in the annual event that sees youngsters race scale model paper race cars using skills learned in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) classes.
The UAE’s most promising sport stars are choosing online education to help them compete at the very highest level.
Samir Malas is a classic example of the trend – a 12-year-old basketball prodigy who completes his education from home through Dubai-based iCademy Middle East.
Amidst the strengthening trade exchange between the UAE and India, Dubai’s higher education institutions have witnessed a continued rise in the number of Indian students.
The two countries have enjoyed long-standing close ties based on cultural, political, and commercial links. Lately, their relations have received fresh impetus with regular high-level bilateral visits.
In Bali, a school built entirely from bamboo in a cleared patch of jungle is creating a generation of young people who attend UN climate conferences, start fashion companies to help Indian children buy school uniforms, and lobby the Balinese government to reduce the usage of plastic bags on the island.
Halfway across the world, in Paris, a non-profit school without a single teacher, a curriculum or formal qualification is cultivating students who establish their own startups or find well-paying jobs.