Education bulletins

MBZUAI webinar offers an opportunity to learn more about COVID-19 and AI’s role in pandemics

MBZUAI webinar offers an opportunity to learn more about COVID-19 and AI’s role in pandemics

Public invited to attend ‘How does AI help fight the COVID-19 pandemic?’ webinar on 4 August, from 6pm ABU DHABI, 3 August 2020 — COVID-19 has had a tangible impact on all of our lives. Learning more about it, including the technologies that can help fight the disease and mitigate its impact on society, is

5 Principles of Cyber Hygiene

Cyber criminals have proven themselves merciless in the face of a global crisis – the WHO for example reported a fivefold increase in cyber-attacks against its staff since announcing COVID-19 as a global pandemic, with some scammers even impersonating WHO in order to channel donations to a fictitious fund. Despite this, security needs have not changed during

UNESCO organizes a virtual knowledge-sharing workshop on distance education programmes using radio and television in the Arab States

Beirut, 21 July 2020 – In the Arab region, where 13 million children and youth are already out-of-school due to conflict, an additional 100 million learners have been affected by school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a similar manner as countries of other regions, some Arab countries have adopted online learning modalities to

Young Talents in the UAE Gain Digital Career Skills with the SAP Young Professional Program

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — 21 July 2020 — Supporting the UAE’s digital workforce of the future and digital transformation, 19 young talents have graduated from the SAP Young Professional Program, a digital skill build initiative by the SAP Training and Development Institute. The virtual graduation was held in the presence of His Excellency Ernst

“International School of BERNE Online” Providing American Curriculum to K-12 Students in Saudi Arabia

The International School of Berne Online, one of the oldest and most successful online schools was established in 2011, by the world renown International School of Berne in Switzerland to deliver flexibility in scheduling and course selection that traditional schools are not capable of offering. Students can enroll and join the “IS Berne Online” form

3 Ways AI Is Being Used for Good in the Middle East

Discovery and Development of Drugs, Accessibility, Personalized Education, and Creating a More Efficient and Resilient Health Service, Says Thierry Nicault By Thierry Nicault, Executive Vice President – Middle East, Africa, and Central Europe, Salesforce DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 16 July 2020 – Today, Artificial Intelligence (AI) still feels pretty new, yet in the years ahead,

Making the world a better place by reading a story? That sounds like a plan!

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa (ROMENA) is happy to announce the launch of its creative reading competition across the Middle East and North Africa, with the Education for Justice (E4J) initiative. The competition aims to help many youth and children escape boredom during COVID-19 and

UNESCO supports education in Yemen with generous funding from King Salman Center Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center

As part of their response to the educational crisis in countries in conflict, and in the framework of their support for Arab States to meet the educational needs of children in times of crisis, UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States (UNESCO Beirut) and King Salman Center Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief)

Trend Micro Finds 82% of Remote Workers in UAE Have Gained Cybersecurity Awareness During Lockdown

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — 9 July 2020 – Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released survey results that show how remote workers address cybersecurity. More than four fifths (82%) of remote workers in the UAE say they are more conscious of their organisation’s cybersecurity policies since lockdown began in March, but

The Government of Italy to rehab additional 7 Lebanese public schools for improved learning for children and youth in Lebanon

Beirut, 08 July 2020 – The Embassy of Italy in Beirut signed today a €2 million funding agreement in support of UNICEF’s school rehabilitation programme. The program, part of UNICEF and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education RACE II initiative, seeks to improve the physical learning environment in public schools throughout Lebanon, with a