Category: Pre K to K-12

04Jun
Ed InvestmentEd TechFeaturedPre K to K-12Teach Better

UN Human Development report: UAE schools should encourage ‘creation and innovation’ over curriculums

Schools and teachers in the UAE are being encouraged not to stick to curriculums and to create a flexible environment where pupils can innovate, according to the latest UAE Human Development Report.

The human development report found that it is important to integrate content of international tests in reading, mathematics and science.

“Compliance with the criteria in teaching, learning, and evaluation will create a restrictive environment for teachers and students,” according to the report, which recommends that educators support “creation and innovation and encouraging it in teaching in all subjects and at all levels”.

The report recommends the “provision of guidance programmes for pupils and parents in the required disciplines”, and asks for the provision of scholarships to outstanding students in the disciplines that are of most significance to the UAE.

Educators are being asked to train pupils in scientific research with a special focus on printing, 3D design, robots, data science and the internet of things. The report also recommends helping researchers through providing material or assistance they may need.

Read the full article on www.thenational.ae.

26May
Ed TechFeaturedPre K to K-12Teach Better

UAE education sector needs to be caught up in smart revolution

Since the Smart Dubai agenda was launched in 2014, the city has seen many initiatives and technologies implemented with a view to improve everyday lives. Dubai is indeed making progress towards becoming a...

09May
Ed InvestmentFeaturedInterviewsPre K to K-12

Education quality in Dubai has reached new heights in last 10 years: KHDA

The quality of education in Dubai has doubled this past decade, a new report by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has revealed. The ‘Dubai Private School: A Decade or...

13Dec
Pre K to K-12Teach Better

Maths games as lesson starters

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13Dec
Higher EdPre K to K-12

Teacher Leadership

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04Dec
Higher EdPre K to K-12

Is retaining teaching or leadership talent a challenge? Hear from the experts.

Retaining teaching and leadership talent has become perhaps the biggest challenge facing education leaders in the MENA region. Hear what the experts had to say about it.