Monday 30 March 2020

UAE to activate remote work from March 29

The UAE's Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) will activate the remote work system for all ministries, authorities, and federal institutions, effective Sunday, March 29, for a renewable period of two weeks. A maximum of 30 percent of the workforce of each


NYU Abu Dhabi marks ten years of innovation

Ten years ago, NYU Abu Dhabi opened with an ambitious vision to become one of the world’s great research universities, addressing complex challenges of local and global significance.    Over the last decade of growth and accomplishment, the University


UAE equips teachers with distance learning skills

The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, continues to equip teaching and academic professionals from inside and outside of the UAE with skills needed to manage and operate online classrooms via the internet.   


Three ways AI is being used for good

Today, Artificial Intelligence (AI) still feels pretty new, yet in the years ahead, like electricity, it will become part of the fabric of everyday life, says Thierry Nicault, EVP for EBU - MEACE, Salesforce.    “It’s already changing our lives


BenQ encourages healthy and engaging elearning

BenQ, a world leader in interactive panels and DLP projectors, supports healthy learning environments both at home and in classroom with germ-resistant interactive flat panels, Android-based smart projectors with built in video conferencing apps for remote learning and eye care monitors with


UAE asks Emirati students to return within 48 hours

The UAE has called on all Emirati students studying abroad to return to the country immediately, a Wam news agency report said.    Students whether on scholarship or studying at their own expense are to return to the country within 48 hours, said a circular


ViewSonic offers MEA schools,universities free e-learning tools

ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solutions, is offering their popular distance learning solution, myViewBoard, to K12 colleges and universities for free, during the ongoing period of coronavirus outbreak.    With the increasing spread of


Crimson Education offers free e-learning content

As the focus shifts to online learning, leading EdTech company Crimson Education supports aspiring university students by offering free access to online content including webinars, e-books and ground-breaking tools to help them land a spot at their dream university.  


Japan to expand emirati HRD programmes

The Japan International Cooperation Centre (JICE) Abu Dhabi Office this month successfully concluded a twelve-month series of joint collaborations, projects, activities and studies with various UAE governmental bodies and institutions for the educational and human resource development of youn


UAE most prepared country for e-learning

As schools and universities across the country started the first day of distance learning on Sunday, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has said: "Schools are closed, but education will never stop. The UAE is t

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