Elias, the new language teacher at a Finnish primary school, has endless patience for repetition, never makes a pupil feel embarrassed for asking a question and can even do the “Gangnam Style” dance. Elias is also a robot. Continue reading Techno teachers: Finnish school trials robot educators
Category Archives: Education
New interactive ‘SuperSchool’ app launched for kids
TOKO Innovation Studios, that focuses on childrens development though innovative ways, on Tuesday launched “SuperSchool” app, a technology-enabled smart learning content platform for kids up to seven years. Continue reading New interactive ‘SuperSchool’ app launched for kids
Is this the future of college: Online classes, but no degree
College costs are rising steadily — and more are becoming available online for free.
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J&K launches internet-based management system
To create a single source of readily available database for policy-making, evaluation and distribution of resources, the state education department on Saturday launched the internet-based School Management Information System (SMIS).
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Musanada to hand over 4 schools in Al Ain by next April
Abu Dhabi General Services Company, Musanada, has said that it will complete and hand over 4 schools in Al Ain city to Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) by next April, well ahead of the start of the new academic year 2017-2018.
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Dubai Design and Fashion Council to empower design industry with Talent Development Programmes
Aimed at connecting emerging creatives with industry experts and leading design companies, the Dubai Design and Fashion Council, DDFC, has announced their latest platforms, the DDFC Mentorship Programme and the DDFC Internship Programme.
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Newest members of many college police departments: Bomb dogs
More colleges are getting bomb-sniffing dogs in a time of always-looming security threats, with two in New England among the latest.
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Adec urges private investors to build more standalone kindergartens
The Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec) has urged private school investors to look into opening more standalone kindergartens. Student enrollments in private schools are expected to grow at an average of five per cent in the next few years. Continue reading Adec urges private investors to build more standalone kindergartens
Brexit uncertainties threaten brain drain for UK science
Britain’s top universities have long been among the world’s most sought-after destinations for study and research, drawing the brightest minds from all corners of the globe. But since Britons voted in June to leave the 28-nation EU, many in the science community say the U.K. risks losing the money, the international influence — and crucially, the talent — to sustain that enviable position.
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Arabic in UAE schools — the needs and the challenges
“The Arabic language is suffering and the only way we can avoid this further is by using it. Language is a habit, if you don’t use it you’ll lose it.” Continue reading Arabic in UAE schools — the needs and the challenges