28Oct
FeaturedHigher EdPre K to K-12

New reforms will make UAE a global education hotspot

Grade school students can now also apply for a work permit and take on part-time jobs. The UAE is positioning itself to be a popular education destination for international and local students through its...

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25Oct
Ed InvestmentFeatured

GEMS Education announces $800m deal for Saudi school network

GEMS Education and Hassana Investment Company – a Saudi asset management firm that is part of the General Organization for Social Insurance – have penned an $800 million deal to build a network of new...

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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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