The Ministry of Education (MoE), represented by the School Operations Sector, English Language Section, has approved offering the school subject of design and technology to kindergartens I and II and the students of grades 1 and 2 of cycle 1 as updates to the new academic year, which started on Sunday.
It is unfortunate to learn that a large number of students in the UAE have been spending five hours daily on social media using their smart phones (refer to Gulf Today news, ‘Nearly 70% of UAE students use social media for 5 hours daily’, published on Aug.1, 2019.). If true, the study conducted by a team of students
The Ministry of Education will start the new academic year 2019-2020, with the opening of the Zayed School Complex in Al Seyouh area in Sharjah for students of the second ring and the secondary stage, where it will accommodate about 3,000 students.
The Ministry of Education and the Umm Al Quwain emergency, crisis and disaster management team announced schools in Umm Al Quwain will switch to 100 per cent online learning ‘until further notice’.
Its report issued on Monday highlighted the fact that the number of higher education students in the country during the 2018-2019 academic year is 295,626, including 191,887 male students accounting for 64.9 per cent, and 103,739 female students accounting for 35.1 per cent.
The decision identified all details related to school days, including the start of the academic year for public and private schools, vacations and public holidays.
According to US News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, ranked first in the UAE in the rankings 2020 edition of the Best Global Universities rankings, marking more international recognition for the research-intensive institution.
The authority had invited the emirate’s private and public school teachers as well as administration and operations staff to be immunised alongside ADEK employees and their families, to accelerate the safe return to schools.
The Ministry of Education (MoE) is set to inaugurate two Zayed Education Complexes in Al Barsha and Al Mizhar areas of Dubai by the next academic year 2020-2021, with a capacity of over 7,700 students, which will serve the new densely populated areas in the emirate of Dubai.
The year 2019 ended on a high note for Emirate Publishers Association (EPA) as it was marked by a series of milestones including the debut of the Educational Publishing Seminar, introduction of new services and initiatives for the publishing fraternity in the UAE, and the continued representation of Emirati publishers at regional and international events, exhibitions and seminars.