In line with initiatives aimed at equipping young generation with knowledge, research tools, and leadership skills.
Mansoor Al Awar: “We are committed to dedicating our knowledge, resources and accumulated experience to support the Ministry’s aspirations in line with the directives of HBMSU’s President to reengineer education as we gear up for the future.”
UAE, August 24th, 2020 – In a major contribution to support the Ministry of Education’s 2020 online academic activities for the summer, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has successfully completed two courses: the Scientific Research and Entrepreneurship being administered through the National Ambassadors Program “Estedad”, UAE’s first of its kind initiative aimed at equipping young generation with knowledge and research skills, as well as leadership and diplomatic skills. The program is considered as key elements to the youth’s success in the 21st century, which will enable them to shape the country’s future and lead national development for the next 50 years.
As a leader in reengineering the educational landscape in the region and worldwide, HBMSU has been playing an important role in ensuring the successful implementation of Estedad’s courses in entrepreneurship and scientific research, capitalizing on the University’s extensive experience in graduating knowledge ambassadors, innovators, scientists, entrepreneurs, decision-makers and future leaders in line with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of HBMSU.
More than 81,000 certificates awarded so far by the Ministry of Education & HBMSU
HE Dhahi Khalfan: “Our country offers the world a model to follow by enabling the education system to respond efficiently & effectively to emerging shifts & challenges”
Mansoor Al Awar: “HBMSU continues to take the lead in providing quality education for all societies, supporting the UAE leadership in serving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”
92,000 affiliates in “How to become an online tutor in 24 hours ” and ” design an online course in 24 hours” in a record time
United Arab Emirates, March 24th, 2020 – Marking yet another achievement in establishing a strong foundation for distance learning initiatives, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, continues to equip teaching and academic professionals from inside and outside of the UAE with skills needed to manage and operate online classrooms via the internet. The University’s courses are receiving an overwhelming response with over 92,000 participants from more than 60 countries registering for the two free online e-courses, which are available in English and Arabic. The success of the two courses titled ‘How to Become an Online Tutor in 24 Hours’ and ‘Design an Online Course in 24 Hours’ led to 6,300 discussion sessions, with more than 81,000 certificates distributed so far. The highly positive response received by the two courses reflect their global impact and success as a first of its kind initiative that has been designed to upskill teaching professionals by enabling them to provide quality distance education, in accordance with international best practices and in less than 24 hours. In addition, the growing popularity of these courses also underscore the UAE’s achievements in establishing distance learning as a strongest pillar to ensure the continuity of education, in view of the developing circumstances around the world.
H.E Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai and Chairman of HBMSU’s Board of Governors, pointed out that the UAE offers the world a great model that is capable of redefining the education system and enabling it to respond efficiently and effectively to emerging global changes and challenges. He added that preparing academic professionals to lead education in the digital era remains at the forefront of the UAE’s strategic priorities in order to ensure easy access to quality education. This kind of education will prepare younger generations to achieve academic excellence at the global level and will contribute to shaping the future of the country in line with the insightful vision of our wise leadership.
UAE, March 15, 2020 – In line with
the UAE’s efforts to implement a ‘Distance Learning’ initiative, the Ministry
of Education, in cooperation with Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU),
has successfully qualified more than 42,000 affiliates who recently underwent e-training in distance
learning within the last 24 hours. The participants completed the ‘Be an online
tutor in 24 hours’ course that was launched online to provide necessary
training to teaching and academic personnel of various levels about online
education processes, including managing and operating online classrooms via the
internet and helping acquire the necessary experiences related to how to use
modern technology techniques to fully perform their roles. More than 22,000
certificates have been issued, in an unprecedented achievement that serves the
goals of the national agenda for UAE Vision 2021 in developing a high-level
educational system that ensures the investment of human capital in innovation,
leadership and knowledge in line with the requirements of the digital era.
The outstanding results of the
initiative can be attributed to the close cooperation between the UAE Ministry
of Education and HBMSU to launch two online training courses, with an aim to
enhance the distance learning system and ensure its continuity. The initiative
also helped improve the management of online learning in order to overcome
current and future challenges, while also reinforcing the UAE’s leadership in
the transfer of smart learning capabilities, reflecting an educational system
that is among the best in the world. Following the successful completion of the
first course, the second session, titled ‘Design an Online Course in 24 Hours’
is set to begin this week. The free course in both Arabic and English has been
designed to further improve academic professionals’ ability to provide quality
distance education in accordance with international best practices.