The retreat, 2,800 metres above sea level in Saudi Arabia's rugged south, is in stark contrast to other parts of the vast, largely desert country where summer heat of up to 50˚C is an annual challenge.
The teaching, administrative and technical staff of public and private schools following the ministerial curriculum in all emirates will start the new academic year on Monday (Aug. 22), 2022, while schools will receive students in all stages of education next Monday (Aug.29).
Whenever I surmise of summer holidays I reminisce about my good old days in school when I used to pack my bags and head back home for a month to spend a cherry good time enjoying the rain and get a little respite from the heat. If I had a child I would have always opted for July to head for recess with my family
More parents are taking their children out of school for term-time holidays — according to a new report. Really, who can blame them? Of course I’d take my kids out of school during term time — have you seen the price of a week at Center Parcs this summer? A four-night stay in a three-bedroom New Style
China, South Korea and Japan are uneasy neighbours in the eastern corner of Asia, with each one carrying historical baggage concerning the other. The three countries belong to a category of highly vibrant economies, with unmatched strengths. Of the three, South Korea and Japan belong to the American camp,
Perhaps at no moment in recent American memory has a widespread understanding of civics been more crucial. Yet the portents are ominous. The latest surveys show that fewer than half of American adults can correctly name the three branches of government, and the National Assessment of Educational
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi have developed a national-scale mapping of soil erodibility, a first of its kind in the country, according to an IIT Delhi press release. The process of soil erosion starts when rainfall occurs on the soil or when water flow (runoff) displaces the soil
Sofia Oliveira was 12 years old when catastrophic wildfires in central Portugal killed more than 100 people in 2017. She “felt it was now or never to raise our voices” as her country appeared to be in the grip of deadly human-caused climate change. Now a university student, Sofia and five other Portuguese young