Wednesday 25 November 2015

Boosting creativity, knowledge sharing in focus

Improving the teaching and learning experience will be a key highlight of workshops being organised as part of the next edition of Gess Dubai, a leading educational exhibition and conference in the region.   Under the theme 'Innovation in Education through C


Bahrain’s LMRA bid to help migrant workers

A series of programmes focusing on providing support for migrant workers in Bahrain will be held in the coming week. It will kick off tomorrow with a two-day workshop on fair recruitment followed by the opening on Sunday of a national centre to tackle human trafficking, which will provide tem


Adec, Google launch coding skills programme

The Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec) and Google have launched a large scale strategic programme to enable more than a quarter million public and private school students across Abu Dhabi to learn computer programming skills, combined with training and capacity building for all ICT teachers a


Emiratis to be awarded for innovation and creativity

A conference aimed at promoting national ideas by Emirati inventors and entrepreneurs is set to take place in Dubai, UAE.   The fourth Cycle of UAE Ideas Conference and Award 2015 will take place on November 26 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Jumeirah. It is being or


40 global experts to address Knowledge Summit

More than 40 speakers including scientists, ministers and academic experts from oldest              universities in the world are set to take part in the upcoming Knowledge Summit 2015 in Dubai, UAE. Mohammed bin Ra


Sedco to highlight smart workplace of the future

Sedco Holding, a leading Shariah-compliant organization, will highlight the ‘skills needed in the future workplace’, detailing the current futuristic trends at an upcoming human resources forum in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In its seventh edition, the Jeddah Human Resource


Abu Dhabi opens centre for innovators

Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) has opened the region’s first open-access making space designed to enable the transformation of ideas into reality for the UAE’s budding inventors and innovators. The Innovator Space, inaugurated today (November 22), op


Pace of innovation ‘key risk for businesses’

Pace of innovation and increased regulation are among top strategic risks to impact business strategy over the next three years, according to global executives, a report said. Global business executives jointly rank pace of innovation (30 per cent) and increased regulation (30 pe


ADSF organisers honour science communicators

The organisers of the 2015 Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) recently held a special award ceremony to recognise the remarkable work of the science communicators who were part of the event. The Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec) and the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee


2,000 expats miss out on Bahrain amnesty

At least 2,000 migrant workers living illegally in Bahrain are not covered under an amnesty that allows them to return home without penalties, a report said. These Bangladeshi men either have pending court cases, no legal documents, overstayed their visit visas, entered the count

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