A team of NYU researchers study the COVID-19 outbreak to determine the best way to balance containment and economic costs. NYU Abu Dhabi brought together a number of mathematicians and economists to examine how the virus could be contained by devising measures that helped economies sustain. At the offset of the virus, the International Monetary…

The UAE government has plans for nurseries, schools and universities to open but no firm date has been give yet. Students across have been sticking to their own routines and recreating their own version of school or university at home to get their academic work done. All this is expected to end after the Ministry…

We’ve put together some boredom-busting ideas that double up as learning tools too. With children spending most of their time indoors, it’s important to make sure that they are spending their time productively. This is the chance to spark their curiosity and encourage them to explore their creative imagination. So we’ve listed some great activities…

NYUAD student athletes will hold two sessions per week to train virtually with Special Olympics athletes. NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD,) Athletics has launched Virtual Unified Partners, a virtual fitness support programme, in cooperation with Special Olympics UAE. As part of the programme, NYUAD student athletes will hold two sessions per week to train virtually with…

Education Finders speaks to Suzanne Sumner, principal of Al Forsan Nursery in Abu Dhabi to find out more. How can parents contribute to effective communication skills? The most important factor in relation to developing children’s early linguistic skills, is that of being a positive role model. Children absorb the language that they hear around them…

Head of Inclusion at Aldar Education Kate McMillan pinpoints how inclusion makes for better learning experiences and growth. Inclusion in educational settings is an all-encompassing practice of ensuring that students of differing strengths and abilities are engaged, experience a state of positive wellbeing, feel connected to their school community and access personalised learning experiences that promote…

We’ve looked at some of these great tried and tested, family fun fueled activities which will bring some excitement at home. Art from scraps An art project that recycles those scraps lying around the house. Create individual drawings or come together to create one large masterpiece. Instead of adding colour with pencils and paint, use…

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