UAE to become ‘smart’ learning hub The
The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) signed a cooperative agreement with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the UN’s specialised agency for information and communications technologies, and Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program (MBRSLP) during their participation at the SAMENA Telecom Leaders’ Summit 2016 held recently in Dubai. Read More
Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program awarded an ISO Certification for IT Service Management System, ISO/IEC 20000-1 Mohammed
Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program (MBRSLP) has achieved certification to ISO/IEC 20000-1.
The MBRSLP is an initiative that aims to raise the standards of education in the United Arab Emirates to meet the best international standards.
The certificate was handed to H.E Marwan Al Sawaleh – Undersecretary, Ministry of Education and H.E Mohammed Gheyath – Director General, Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program by Mr Ahmad Al Khatib, General Manager for Assurance, BSI Middle East and Africa. Read More
Science is made fun for Sharjah teenagers at carnival Teenage
Teenage schoolgirls enjoyed some hands-on scientific learning on Tuesday in fun experiments with a serious educational message.
Pupils from Al Manar Model School for Girls in Sharjah used liquid nitrogen to make icecream and freeze balloons and flowers as part of Sharjah Science Carnival, which is being held in schools, at Sharjah Science Museum and the Al Qasba theatre.
They also learnt about chemistry and physics through popcorn and candy floss. Read More
‘Smart School Transformation Framework’ to be implemented The
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program (MBRSLP) has announced a massive rollout mission of a Professional Development scheme for all principals and deputy principals across all of its educational institutions, currently consisting of 202 schools in the UAE.
This follows from the successful completion of a pilot study, with educators across UAE smart schools, which was delivered by world-trained and experienced professionals in strategic leadership in Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Read More
Bett Middle East 2016 to discuss educational innovation themes
Bett, a leading global education technology exhibition and congress series, is poised to host a number of distinguished speakers from global organisations and regional governmental entities at its inaugural Bett Middle East Leadership Forum and Expo.
The two-day event will take place at the InterContinental Abu Dhabi on April 6-7.
Hosted in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Education Council, the key speakers at the event will address various education innovation themes, such as the influence of game changing EdTech (Education Technology) on the quality of education in the region, management of security risks in a digital learning environment, and improving standards of English and Arabic through digital language learning. Read More
MBRSLP to help cultural organisations improve smart tech adoption Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program to work with education, culture organisations
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program (MBRSLP) is set to hold a series of workshops to help cultural organisations to use digital technology to engage with students and the education system.
The workshop series is intended to demonstrate how digital education technologies can help cultural organisations to extend their reach and interaction with educational establishments and the wider public, to improve learning experience and engagement. Read More
Ministry of Education and Microsoft sign a first of its kind strategic cooperation agreement comprising of a number of initiatives specifically for schools in the United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The Ministry of Education has signed a first of its kind agreement with Microsoft Gulf, comprising of a suite of unique initiatives that will serve six major strategic priorities of the Ministry to integrate smart learning into the education system.These include empowering teachers and educators, enhancing smart schools, encouraging the use of best educational practices, enriching teaching and learning experiences whilst applying the best international educational practices, and making the student home an extension of the classroom. The partnership will contribute to the development of new standards of effective learning through leveraging technology for schools across the country. Read More
UAE classrooms go from chalk board to smart board
For 14-year-old Asma Hassan Al Suwaidi the use of tablets in her classroom is definitely a boomA student of Princess Haya bint Al Hussein Girls’ School in Al Rashidiya Asma isnow a Grade 8 student and has been part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Smart LearningProgram since she was in Grade 7.
“Homework has become easy. You can take the tablet anywhere you want and it is definitely easy to work on devices.
It’s fun too and team work has also been made easier”said Asma.
From dingy portacabin classrooms and dusty chalkboards the classroom has definitely evolved over the years in the UAE. Read More
MBRSLP delivers 10,000 tabs to Grade 10 students
Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Programme (MBRSLP), an initiative that aims to raise the standards of education in the UAE to meet international benchmarks, has successfully completed the infrastructure and provision of all associated hardware and software for the academic year 2015- 2016.
A key element of the completion has been the adoption of Microsoft’s Surface Devices, the 12-inch multi-touch screen tablet that can replace a laptop with reliable Windows and updated Microsoft Office365 solutions along with its integrated kickstand and surface “pro pen” that makes learning easier. Read More
Positive Results From Schools Following The First Year Of The Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program Pave The Way For Upcoming Academic Year
- 25,000 students will take part in the Program across the UAE in 2014
- Positive feedback from students and faculty in response to the innovative digital learning environment
- Numbers doubled by end of 2013 school year for devices used and online interactions between students and teachers