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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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These sectors will benefit the most from the new federal budget

These sectors will benefit the most from the new federal budget

Education, healthcare and community development will be a key focus in the coming years with the launch of a nationwide multibillion-dirham development plan. Announced by the UAE Cabinet, the 2019-2021 budget pledges AED 180 billion towards developing the sectors of …

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A healthy diet will positively boost your child’s learning

A healthy diet will positively boost your child’s learning

Help your child perform better at school by swapping unhealthy lunchbox items with low nutritional value to foods that are vibrant and packed with power. With school season back, parents will once again be confronted with a lot of questions. …

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This is how your child’s learning is affected by lack of sleep

This is how your child’s learning is affected by lack of sleep

Sleep deprivation in children is on the rise worldwide but a good night’s rest is crucial for your child’s physical and mental development. For many of us when we were kids, the bedtime story was that comforting ritual at the …

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