Students studying International Baccalaureate (IB) in UAE schools have continued to perform above international averages, as confirmed by the latest IB examination results.
To support those who wish to pursue higher education, the Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development (DSCD), launched the 'Sustainable Education Survey 2019', in collaboration with Sharjah University, aimed at collecting data on the educational levels of citizens in the emirate.
Trivandrum region emerged at the top with a pass percentage of 98.2 per cent. The Chennai region stood second with a pass percentage of 92.93 while Delhi stood at the third place with 91.87 per cent.
Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah, received a delegation from the United States Consulate in Dubai led by Consul General Philip Frayne during their visit to explore areas of cooperation with the University. Prof. Kamal Youcef-Toumi, Mechanical Engineering Professor, Co-Director of Center for Clean Water and Clean Energy at MIT in the US, and Member of the University of Sharjah’s Board of Trustees, attended the meeting along with Prof. Elsiddig Ahmed ElMustafa El Sheikh, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Prof. Maamar Bettayeb, Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies; Dr Salah Taher, Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs; and Prof. Abdul Sahib Mehdi, Acting Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Science.
The results which were announced in record time following court direction, showed that girls’ pass percentage was 92.45 per cent, while the boys’ were at 90.14.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) announced that 41 million people across the world have benefited from its Spreading Education & Knowledge initiatives and programmes that amounted to Dhs628 million in 2018.
A new initiative to encourage students not to use mobile phones in classrooms has been receiving an impressive response from students at schools and universities across the UAE.
'It's hard to say what was more significant: meeting with two former UK prime ministers, interviewing the top advisers to the French President, or directly questioning the senior Brexit negotiators.'
It is going to be like in the movies for students at the Gulf Medical University (GMU) in Ajman beginning this academic year 2019-2020.
Canadian University Dubai (CUD) paid tributes to 50 years of achievements of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, at the University’s 9th graduation ceremony held at the Dubai World Trade Centre.