The UAE will introduce mandatory military service for all Emirati men aged between 18 and 30, it was announced on Sunday. Service length will be shorter for men who have completed secondary school. Dr. Natasha Ridge explains implications of this development for education and the economy.
As only approximately 20 percent of male teachers in the United Arab Emirates’ government schools are Emirati, the Al Qasimi Foundation thought it was important to learn more about this vital, yet underrepresented group.
This year, the Gulf Comparative Education Society (GCES) will begin its sixth year as a professional society and will hold its Fifth Annual Symposium in Dubai. Since 2008, this this non-governmental professional society has been dedicated to fostering academic and policy research in the field of education across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.
An array of Ras Al Khaimah’s leaders and policy makers assembled at the Al Qasimi Foundation offices for the first in the Foundation's new Majlis series. This series of events is dedicated to disseminating research on Ras Al Khaimah to policymakers and community stakeholders.
With one in four Saudi men unemployed, the nation is making new efforts to expel up to 2 million of its immigrants from Yemen, India, Pakistan, Somalia, Ethiopia, and other countries.
The UAE has seen a miracle in its 42 years, the Ruler of RAK said yesterday as he unveiled a flagpole symbolizing the country's unity.
For Musaab Abdo Murshed al-Maamari, continuing his studies after high school has meant striking out on a new path: he signed up for a practical engineering program in Dubai rather than enrolling in college.
For most countries in the Gulf region, including the UAE, schools follow the traditional two-track system, and the new decision will have profound implications.
The Ministry of Education’s move to merge arts and science streams in public schools will give pupils more time to make career decisions, academics say.
The education landscape in Dubai is changing drastically. Universities in the UAE are increasingly adding online courses, and the Foundation's Soha Shami comments.