UAE, November 19th, 2018 – As part of its commitment to educate children about diabetes, the Ministry of Health and Prevention, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Sanofi, hosted an awareness event at the Dubai Festival City Mall in line with its ‘Kids and Diabetes in Schools’ (Kids) program.
The program aims to promote better understanding of the impact of the disease on kids and highlight the role of families and the entire community members in the effective management of diabetes. This year, the reach of the initiative went beyond the confines of the schools to raise community awareness about key health issues. Continue reading “Ministry of Health and Prevention Launches ‘Kids’ Community Program to Increase Children’s Knowledge on Diabetes”
Mansoor Bin Mohammed Honors Outstanding Winners of ‘Hackathon’ Competition
‘Emirati Programmer’ gives young local talents an opportunity to join global programming competitions
- 4 young Emirati talents win the title of ‘Innovative Emirati Programmer’
- International jury evaluates creative applications in line with UAE’s national policies
- Local contestants demonstrate high-level skills in programming, computer thinking systems, digital applications, & electronic games
UAE, November 12, 2017 – H.H. Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum honored the ‘Innovative Emirati Programmer’ winners of the ‘Hackathon’ competition organized by the Emirates Talent Association and Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU). The recognition marked the culmination of the successful first batch of the ‘Emirati Programmer,’ the first-of-its-kind national initiative in the UAE launched to enhance the skills of Emirati programmers in programming languages, computer thinking systems, the basics of digital application and electronic games development. Continue reading “‘Hackathon’ Competition Winners”
Dubai, UAE, August 4th, 2016 – Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has organised a summer camp for children under the theme ‘Engineers of the Future.’ The summer camp features specialised training programmes to develop children’s communication skills, helping them cope with pressure, face obstacles, and enhance teamwork. This promotes innovation among children, and creates a platform by which they can improve their skills, with a focus on electrical and mechanical engineering, science, and mathematics.
DEWA’s summer camp is open to all citizens and residents between the ages of 12-15, and will be held from 7-18 August 2016 at DEWA’s Reading Tent, which is located at Gate 2 of Zabeel Park. The camp features a host of activities and entertainment programmes, to prepare children for a promising future career, while developing their technical skills, and encouraging research by students, to harvest a new generation focused on science and technology. Continue reading “DEWA Organises 1st Summer Camp for Young Engineers”
Youth-development programme concludes with high profile national competition
Pristine Private School takes the honours with competition win
Dubai, UAE, May 17th 2016 – Over 240 students from 12 Dubai schools have been inspired to reach greater personal heights after successfully completing the youth development programme Taqaddam.
HSBC Bank Middle East Ltd and the British Council have worked in partnership to deliver the new initiative that has helped young men and women in the UAE to build their self-confidence and develop the life skills they need to fulfil their potential.
Capping the seven week programme was the ‘Future Ideas’ competition, which asked the students to devise an innovative idea that addressed key global challenges. Continue reading “Taqaddam helps to inspire young UAE Nationals.”