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March 13, 2014
The Ministry of Education wants to unify talent development programmes under one umbrella and build a dedicated centre for public schools' brightest pupils.
February 13, 2014
The Best M-Government Service Award honoured individuals and companies that have produced apps to improve life across the country.
January 1, 2014
The Ministry of Education outlines its achievements for 2013 and sets out plans for coming new year.
December 25, 2013
New Year’s Day will be a public holiday for all federal government workers and private sector workers, according to the state news agency Wam.
December 23, 2013
Officials hope a Unicef-designed joint programme can help schools take a more interactive approach to teaching students about healthy lifestyles.
November 23, 2013
A decades old system requiring pupils as young as 15 to choose between arts and science at school will be dissolved, says the Minister of Education.
October 20, 2013
Etisalat has made a foray into online education by partnering with the Ministry of Education and Google to develop online tutorials for Grade 11 and 12 students.
August 20, 2013
Universities such as Amity and Heriot-Watt will add degrees in tourism and hospitality, engineering and accounting, bringing the number of courses available at Dubai International Academic City institutions to 355.
June 10, 2013
Since the school day was lengthened in 2009, the member says, pupils have been caught between homework and family time.
May 11, 2013
DUBAI // Amity University is to move to a purpose-built Dh200 million campus.The institution has only been open in Dubai International Academic City for two years.
May 7, 2013
Take our poll: Expat and Emirati teachers complain that since beating children with sticks was banned, they have no authority in classrooms or any way of controlling pupils.
May 7, 2013
Turmoil in the region will lead to a shortage of teachers for private schools next year, the head of the Sharjah Education Zone has warned.
April 2, 2013
Universities using curriculums other than solely American are attracting more enrolments in a trend towards more multicultural knowledge.
March 20, 2013
The dilapidated condition of the Al Raeefa school in Umm Al Quwain has been highlighted by a member of the Federal National Council.