middle east education

Education in the UAE: A School Principal Pens Her Thoughts

By Sheikha Deemas Yohan Al Yeris Al Subosi My belief that the foundation of a strong state rests in the education of it’s youth and my passion as an educationist motivated me to start my career as a teacher in the UAE. I stepped into my role in education on September 18, 1973. It led me

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EXCLUSIVE: OP-ED by Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi

Development is unachievable without educating and empowering our women By Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi NEWSWEEKME EXCLUSIVE: “You educate a man; you educate an individual. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” This is a popular quote in development circles, and with October 11 marking the fourth year of the United Nations’ ‘International Day of

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Education: Is It Just A Business?

Parents in the UAE believe many schools have turned education into a business, especially in light of steep tuition fees. By Majdoline Hatoum In a bustling emirate that has unquestionably turned into the Middle East’s main business hub over the past two decades, a growing number of private investors are tapping into Dubai’s education sector—a move

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