Anam Rizvi
Anam Rizvi
National Reporter


Bloom World Academy in Dubai will be launching an Artificial Intelligence BTEC in the UAE for all pupils aged 14 and above in August.
From AI to e-sports: UAE schools embrace vocational courses

BTECs have surged in popularity in recent years as more pupils look for hands-on learning

July 11, 2024, 6:57 AM
Left to right, Ronak Mathrani, Caelyn Serrao and Siddhi Iyer secured excellent IB results at Gems Modern Academy in Dubai. Pawan Singh / The National
UAE pupils have world at their feet after scoring top marks in IB exams

Joyful learners open up on plans to study at top universities after International Baccalaureate success

July 05, 2024, 5:23 PM
A child and teacher at Canadian Kids Nursery in Dubai. Photo: Canadian Kids Nursery
More than 27,000 children attend Dubai nurseries amid enrolment surge

Growing number of parents choosing to send their children to the emirate's early childhood centres

July 04, 2024, 3:52 PM
UK’s prestigious 452-year-old Harrow School which has alumni among royalty and world leaders. Photo: Harrow School
UK's Harrow School to open in UAE by 2026 with 'super-premium' fees

UAE education provider Taaleem has acquired the rights to own and operate the brand in the region

July 02, 2024, 11:49 AM
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, wished UAE pupils, teachers and parents well at the end of the academic year.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid congratulates UAE high school star pupils

UAE's best achieving pupils at Ministry of Education curriculum public and private schools were named on Monday

July 01, 2024, 2:30 PM
A pause in inspections for the coming school year in Dubai will be 'conducive to meaningful educational improvements', an official said. Getty Images
How pause in inspections can boost Dubai schools' performance

Principals hope move will lead to less stress for teachers

June 29, 2024, 3:00 AM
Higher Colleges of Technology will begin to accept international students in the next one or two years. Chris Whiteoak / The National
UAE’s Higher Colleges of Technology to admit overseas students

First courses available will include business, engineering, computer sciences and health sciences

June 28, 2024, 7:07 AM
New York University Abu Dhabi was among the top-ranked institutions in the new grading system. Photo: NYU
New rankings for UAE universities aim to boost performance

Higher institutes grouped by performance as part of plan to see universities across the Emirates step up to the world stage

June 27, 2024, 4:06 PM
Children arrive for the first day of school after the summer holidays at Dubai British School Jumeirah Park. Chris Whiteoak / The National
Dubai changes school inspection process for next year

Only new schools will be inspected during the 2024-25 academic year

June 22, 2024, 10:18 AM
Adam Abu Ghaida has been accepted to Harvard University. Antonie Robertson/The National
Harvard dream comes true for Dubai pupil

Adam Abu Ghaida is most excited about being 'surrounded by people who are probably going to change the world'

June 22, 2024, 5:00 AM
The American University of Sharjah was a success story of this year's rankings. Wam
Dubai slips in student city rankings as Sharjah shines

Six Arab cities named among the 100 best for students, with Dubai leading the way in the region

June 20, 2024, 7:20 AM
Pupils at a Taaleem school using virtual reality headsets to help them learn. Photo: Taaleem
How UAE schools are training teachers to reduce workload with AI

Schools across the Emirates are embracing the cutting-edge technology

June 14, 2024, 3:00 AM
Pupils at the Dubai International Academy Emirates Hills take part in a workshop to understand the impact of pesticides on different types of soils. Photo: Dubai International Academy Emirates Hills
Two UAE schools shortlisted for global awards

Winners of World’s Best Schools 2024 will share a $50,000 prize fund

June 13, 2024, 3:17 PM
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Saudi Arabia is joint 81st in new worldwide sustainability rankings.
Three Gulf universities in global top 100 for sustainability

Australia and UK dominate top 10 positions in Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings this year

June 12, 2024, 3:35 PM
A rendering of Gems Founders School – Dubai South. The school is expected to open its doors to pupils in August 2025. Photo: Gems Education
School waiting lists grow in Dubai South as popularity rises

New Al Maktoum International Airport terminal location drives surge in demand for places

June 11, 2024, 5:56 AM