22Oct
FeaturedHigher Ed

Dubai universities drop exams to focus on ‘the real world’

A college in Dubai has abolished examinations in an attempt to prepare students for the workplace rather than merely “test their memorisation skills”. The Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government has...

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08Oct
Ed TechFeaturedPre K to K-12Teach Better

Game-based learning gaining popularity in UAE classrooms

Playing games in classrooms isn’t exactly what comes to mind when most people think of school. However, this is precisely what some teachers in Dubai are doing to help their pupils learn. Although...

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25Sep
Ed InvestmentFeaturedPre K to K-12

Is the GCC’s private K-12 education sector booming?

The private education sector has been seeing a rise in recent years, a new report by LEK Consulting, a global management consulting firm, revealed. The report, titled “The Private K-12 Opportunity in...

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25Sep
Ed TechFeaturedTeach Better

How to continuously grow as a tech-savvy education leader

Growth is essential to becoming an excellent leader in education. This growth is indispensable when it comes to major areas, like technology, especially because the information is always changing. You...

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23Sep
Ed InvestmentFeatured

Where are the opportunities in Saudi Arabia’s educational sector?

After highlighting the growth potential in the Kingdom’s education sector, this week I will shed some light on the obstacles faced by local players and how they could pass through this bottleneck to...

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22Sep
FeaturedPre K to K-12

Co-education in UAE helps to develop healthy gender ties

Many private schools in the UAE have mixed classrooms. All government schools in the UAE are now teaching boys and girls side-by-side in Grade 1 (pupils aged five to six) from this academic year which...

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