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Date Posted: December 21, 2014

The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) continues its quest for raising standards in education by launching an internal excellent award programme to respect outstanding performance of employees and divisions.   His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of… Read more »

Date Posted: December 21, 2014

It seems the East Asia is on the move in education and Malaysia is looking to emulate the Shanghai programme of study. Shanghai is a market leader in students results and has produced excellent results in the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa).   Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is looking to have… Read more »

Date Posted: December 21, 2014

A recent study from the Institute of Education shows that the culture in Asia plays a big factor in determining children’s success in education.   Die hard educationalist believe that while technology is further developing education, the core teacher is the best resource. While this is true, a recent study shows that students in East… Read more »

Date Posted: December 11, 2014

Fewer Emirati’s are turning to teaching causing as their chosen career, which in the long term has national security implications.   The concern comes from a recent report at the Federal National Council. A report in the academic year 2010 to 2011, stating that 44.7% of teachers are Emirati women and only 3.5% are Emirati… Read more »

Date Posted: December 11, 2014

The UAE is struggling to find enough high quality teachers. Yes its true!   The United Arab Emirates has for some time been a keen destination for teachers to live and work. However UAE school operators are struggling to fill enough teaching vacancies with excellent teachers.   Dubai is attracting investors to spend their money… Read more »

Date Posted: December 05, 2014

A new finding in the UK has proven that students at primary level that play Chess increase their competitive side.   Research has proven that primary school children that play Chess for at least an hour a week increases their level of thinking, makes them focus more and also raises their competitive edge.   Experts… Read more »

Date Posted: November 26, 2014

The first lunar mission to the moon by Africa has been announced and is being spearheaded by the Foundation for Space Development located in Capetown, South Africa. The campaign is being almost entirely crowdfunded and has rapidly build up popularity online through the hashtag #Africa2Moon.   The move is being utilized to inspire the African… Read more »

Date Posted: November 24, 2014

Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority’s director, Fatima Bilrahif, has recently stepped forward to give a statement in regards to e-Security in schools across Dubai. During her statement, she has said that assessors had been scheduled to visit and inspect schools this coming school year and aim to find ways to help protector schools from… Read more »

Date Posted: November 21, 2014

If you’re in the GCC, you might be happy about the educative practices, but you’re certainly not happy about tuition fees in the region. According to Senior Director, Claudia Costin, of the World Bank Group, “Parents in the GCC should get more involved with the schooling of their children, including holding institutions accountable for delivering… Read more »

Date Posted: November 20, 2014

Recently we output an article on How to set up Skype on your home computer or laptop and recently we had a request for a further information on how to present yourself professionally on Skype, so realizing just how important this information is, today we bring you a handy guide which shows you just how… Read more »