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This Emirati mum needs your help to save the planet

This Emirati mum needs your help to save the planet

When it comes to spreading awareness about the environment, it’s certainly a full-time job that requires passion. Determined to make an impact and educate the next generation, director general of Emirates Nature-WWF Laila Abdullatif’s passion started at a young age, …

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How to be successful in college

How to be successful in college

Students are their own architects and being ready for college requires key traits that will set them up for a bright future. The transition from high school to higher education has many perks, but it can also be a daunting …

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This is how children benefit from learning in new environments

This is how children benefit from learning in new environments

Learning shouldn’t be limited to the classroom. Family activities, experiences and field trips can help develop your child’s confidence and education while instilling skills and values for life. When it comes to education, the word itself drums up images of …

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Why language is so important to cultural diversity

Why language is so important to cultural diversity

Ever since he first met people from the Gulf in his student days, Nasser Isleem, a senior Arabic language lecturer at NYUAD, has been fascinated by how languages can splinter and evolve. Following the publication of his book, Yalla Narmis: …

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What skills will our youth need in the future?

What skills will our youth need in the future?

“We are confident in the role of the UAE’s ambitious youth, and we believe in their abilities to create the country’s present and future,” Abu Dhabi’s crown prince Sheikh Mohammed said at the Mohamed bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations …

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Digital literacy is becoming a priority among youth

Digital literacy is becoming a priority among youth

Learning skills for the future and empowering youth are on the agenda following a landmark grant from a technology giant for an Abu Dhabi Government organisation. Launched earlier this year, Maharat min Google, run by Google MENA, is an Arabic-language …

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What you need to know about new job classification scheme

What you need to know about new job classification scheme

Job titles across the country could soon be set to change as a result of a newly introduced professional classification scheme. Launched by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) to bring occupations in line with international standards, the …

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Six things you need to know about diabetes

Six things you need to know about diabetes

With 14th November marking World Diabetes Day, it’s time to think a little deeper about the condition, its symptoms and how you have the power to keep it at bay. In the past 40 years, diabetes has become a global …

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This school understands the value of promoting tolerance

This school understands the value of promoting tolerance

An Abu Dhabi school has honoured the values of peace and tolerance with a recent inter-school competition. Celebrating the values of tolerance, forgiveness and harmony, Global Indian International School (GIIS) held its Al Tasamuh contest recently, which saw almost 1,000 …

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This student opera has an important message to share

This student opera has an important message to share

The desert is a hostile place. All things considered, it seems extraordinary that thousands of years ago, man didn’t just survive here, but thrived and created a civilisation in the most barren and inhospitable of places. Back then, water was …

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