Category Archives: Education

Maktoum Quran Learning Centers

An average of 3,019 students at Maktoum Quran Learning Centers in 2019

70% of whom were females

Dubai, 27 January 2020: The Department of Maktoum Holy Quran Memorization centers of the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD) announced that an average of 3,019 students were enrolled in the centres during 2019 – 70% of whom were females. Statistics by the centres’ department indicated that an average of 201 workshops were organized last year, and an average of 189 teachers worked in the centres – around 72% of whom were females.

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UAE to host largest gathering of edtech companies at GESS Dubai

UAE to host largest gathering of edtech companies at GESS Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 26 January 2020 – Close to 600 exhibitors featuring some of the world’s leading education-focused brands have confirmed to attend and showcase the latest innovations in education technologies at the 13th edition of GESS Dubai.

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Edcoms Middle East launched in Dubai

Edcoms Middle East launched in Dubai to empower UAE’s Education 2020 Strategy

News Highlights:
1 – EdComs (derived from Education Communications), is a subsidiary of Washington-based Everfi,  a pioneer in the Community Engagement industry.
2 – EdComs connects businesses to the education sector, bringing real life experience into education.
3 – EdComs has signed up strategic agreements with the Expo 2020 and DP World.
4 – Andrew Jackson,  Consul General at the British Embassy Dubai, attented EdComs’ launch at Capital Club, DIFC.
5 – UAE has recently set aside Dh10.4 billion education budget for 2020

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Cambridge Assessment English introduces OET (Occupational English Test)

Cambridge Assessment English introduces OET (Occupational English Test) for the first time in Jordan at Luminus Technical University College

  • Due to the popular demand, OET (Occupational English Test) will be available for the first time to healthcare professionals in Jordan

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Sheffield Private School takes top honours at the Credence High School’s annual Quiz Masters 2020

Sheffield Private School takes top honours at the Credence High School’s annual Quiz Masters 2020

The sixth edition of the UAE’s popular inter-school quiz competition witnessed record participation

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