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Bahrain Indian School investiture ceremony
Apr 28

Bahrain Indian School investiture ceremony

Manama : The Investiture Ceremony of Bahrain Indian School for the academic session 2017-2018 was held to handover duties from the outgoing office bearers to the newly designated ones.  Ritu Verma, Director of BIS was the chief guest of the function which was presided by Dr. Heena Rachh (The Principal) and Dr....

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Young inventor honoured
Apr 27

Young inventor honoured

Manama : A primary school student who recently invented a device that purifies air inside classrooms to help her classmates with special needs was honoured yesterday by a senior state official. Supreme Council for Women (SCW) General Secretary Dr. Hala Al Ansari received Juwairiya Al Siddeeqi and a number...

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RCSI Bahrain launches 'Future Doctors' roadshow
Apr 24

RCSI Bahrain launches 'Future Doctors' roadshow

Manama : The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) hosted its inaugural ‘Future Doctors’ Roadshow event this week at the Zayed University Convention Centre in Academic City, Dubai. 45 students from 16 high schools in Abu Dhabi and Dubai attended the...

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Kingdom celebrates World Book Day
Apr 24

Kingdom celebrates World Book Day

Manama : Education Minister, and Chairman of the Bahrain National Commission for Education, Science and Culture, Dr. Majid Al Nuaimi, inaugurated the “Read” campaign, organised by the ministry’s Public and Technical Education sector, in cooperation with the Isa Cultural Centre and the Ministry...

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RCSI Bahrain celebrates White Uniform Ceremony
Apr 23

RCSI Bahrain celebrates White Uniform Ceremony

Manama : Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) organised its annual White Uniform Ceremony on Monday where 68 nursing students were presented with uniforms and entered clinical training. The event, attended by students’ family members and staff, was addressed...

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Bahrain ELTP organises annual conference
Apr 21

Bahrain ELTP organises annual conference

Manama : The Bahrain ELT Professionals Network is organising its sixth annual conference on Saturday at Bahrain Polytechnic.  The conference which expects to see the participation of over 300 teaching professionals in Bahrain will be held under the theme “ELT: Teachers as Learners”. The event...

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Gymfinity and Beyond!
Apr 21

Gymfinity and Beyond!

Manama : The students from the Gymnastics Academy of the British School of Bahrain (BSB) last month participated in the Manama Challenge in Bahrain and The ORYX Cup in Doha.  This was BSB’S first international competition of the season against CHAOSS (Bahrain), Gymnastics Academy (Doha) and Gym Muscat...

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BSB Junior School spring concert
Apr 14

BSB Junior School spring concert

The Juniors at the British School of Bahrain brought the spring term to an end with a concert this week. All children aged between 7 and 11 years performed a variety of pieces to delight an audience of parents. Head of School, Julie Anne Gilbert commented “The audience was gently led through a range of emotions...

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Unity and Diversity
Apr 14

Unity and Diversity

The British School of Bahrain (BSB) is a reflection of the diversity that is part of the essence of the Kingdom of Bahrain. An International Day celebration was held at the school campus in Hamala giving the school community time to reflect, not just upon the tolerance of different nationalities, but a genuine...

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Indian School Bahrain parents can now pay fees through BFC
Apr 11

Indian School Bahrain parents can now pay fees through BFC

Manama : The Indian School fees can be paid online now through Bahrain Financing Company’s smart money initiative.  The school’s new academic year recently introduced multiple changes to their infrastructure and latest facilities include an online fee payment option through the BFC...

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PSB on Stage enthralls crowd
Apr 10

PSB on Stage enthralls crowd

Manama : PSB on Stage, a musical variety show that featured the amazing and much-loved talents of the students and staff of Philippine School (Bahrain) turned out to be an unparalleled success by drawing huge crowds. The event, held recently  at Al Rajah School Auditorium, Ras Ruman, Manama became a talk of...

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Al Noor International School celebrates crop harvest
Apr 09

Al Noor International School celebrates crop harvest

Horticulture club students of Al Noor International School celebrated crop harvest early this week.  13 students of the Advanced Level Biology class as a part of their project titled “Organic Farming” have grown plants like broccoli, tomato and chilly. In a second project using hydroponic system they...

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Middle East School excels in speech contest
Apr 09

Middle East School excels in speech contest

Manama : Middle East School won first prize in this year’s Speech Competition organised by Bahrain’s Ministry of Education. Out of more than 20 participants from private and government schools, Bushra Fattah Hassan, a Grade 8 student, was declared Champion of the competition held at the Ministry of...

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Six new schools to be opened next year
Apr 09

Six new schools to be opened next year

Manama : As a part of implementing the government’s work programme to provide more educational services for citizens, six new schools will be opened in the next academic year, Minister of Education Dr. Majid Al Nuaimi revealed yesterday. Two schools each will be opened in Muharraq as well as the Northern...

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Massive turnout for GATE admission test
Apr 09

Massive turnout for GATE admission test

Manama : The first phase of entrance examination to the Global Academy for Tuition and Entrance Coaching (GATE) program held by the Global Institute for Management Science witnessed a massive participation of students on Friday. While hundreds of students from classes 8-12 wrote the preliminary GATE admission...

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‘First Youth Forum’ opens registration
Apr 07

‘First Youth Forum’ opens registration

Manama : AlMabarrah AlKhalifia Foundation announced that registration for its first forum held under the patronage of the Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa is now open.  The forum will be held on the 22nd of April at the Gulf International Convention Centre and will discuss the impact...

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RCSI Bahrain hosts blood donation drive
Apr 07

RCSI Bahrain hosts blood donation drive

Manama : The blood donation drive at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) raised 63 units for the Central Blood Bank. The event was held at the Busaiteen campus’ Ibn Al-Baitar Clinical Simulation Centre.

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UoB, HEA sign partnership deal
Apr 05

UoB, HEA sign partnership deal

Manama : University students in the Kingdom to be benefitted as the University of Bahrain (UoB) signed a Global Partnership agreement with the Higher Education Academy (HEA) of the United Kingdom.  The agreement was signed by UoB’s President, Professor Riyad Hamza and HEA’s Chief Executive, Professor...

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GATE admission test on April 7
Apr 05

GATE admission test on April 7

Manama : Global Academy for Tuition and Entrance Coaching (GATE), which is powered by Byju’s Learning App, will start classes for students of CBSE syllabus next week. Byju’s classes offer preparation training for different competitive examinations.  They target for high quality, engaging and...

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Ibn Khuldoon National School wins TradeQuest
Apr 03

Ibn Khuldoon National School wins TradeQuest

Manama : Under the patronage of Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani, the Minister of Industry, Commerce, & Tourism and the Minister in Charge of Bahrain Bourse and the presence of H.E. Rasheed Moh’d Al-Maraj, the CBB Governor, the final TradeQuest Awards Ceremony was held on March 25. High school students who...

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Used textbooks campaign
Apr 02

Used textbooks campaign

Manama : “Used textbooks collection campaign” initiated by Index Bahrain ended on Friday with “book distribution event” with the support of Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam at their Hall. More than 1000 parents and students attended the event to collect books Along with textbooks, free notebooks...

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CTTL awarded to 143 graduates
Apr 02

CTTL awarded to 143 graduates

Manama : Bahrain Polytechnic’s executive management awarded the Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning (CTTL) to 143 graduates at Bahrain Polytechnic recently.  CTTL is an introductory programme for people teaching adults in a tertiary education context, and was modelled on the New Zealand...

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British School observes Arabic Week
Mar 31

British School observes Arabic Week

Manama : The British School of Bahrain observed Arabic Week at its campus in Hamala last week. During the celebrations, the Arabic department organised special activities to encourage the Arabic language and culture among the students. Arabic calligraphy, supervised by a specialist, was one among them.

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Goodwin to retire as principal of  St Christopher’s School in Bahrain
Mar 31

Goodwin to retire as principal of St Christopher’s School in Bahrain

Manama : Ed Goodwin, the principal of St Christopher’s School, will retire from his post in July 2018 after 23 years of service, according to reports. Goodwin is known to have served the school with a high degree of dedication and passion. He is also a visionary, and his contributions still reflect in the...

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St. Christopher's School, Bahrain Indian School dominant in Fourth Mini Olympics
Mar 30

St. Christopher's School, Bahrain Indian School dominant in Fourth Mini Olympics

Manama : St Christopher’s School and The Indian School put on dominant shows in the athletics championships of the Fourth Mini Olympics. In the athletics events, St Christopher’s took firm control in the boys secondary stage competition, while the Indian School won most of the intermediate stage...

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PMAC: Bahrain school students honoured
Mar 30

PMAC: Bahrain school students honoured

Manama  : The prize distribution for the Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2017 World Art Contest (PMAC) took place at the Royal Thai Embassy yesterday. During the ceremony, students from Bahrain, who participated in the contest were honoured. Organised under the theme ‘Everyone Matters’, 493 art...

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Tim Murray elected new chair of St Christopher’s School
Mar 27

Tim Murray elected new chair of St Christopher’s School

Manama : Tim Murray was elected the new Chair of St Christopher’s School Board of Governors at the latest board meeting. He is also the CEO at Aluminium Bahrain (Alba).Murray takes over from Sael Al Waary, Deputy Group CEO of Bank ABC, who stepped down after serving on the Board for 10 years as a member, and 5...

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Bahrain School competes in Oasis track meet
Mar 27

Bahrain School competes in Oasis track meet

Manama : Eight students of Bahrain School represented Bahrain in the Oasis Track meet held in Amman, Jordan at  the Amman Baccalaureate School. Brendan Donovan won the 1500 meter race, and came second in the 800 meter.  Monica Blakely advanced to the 200 and 400 meter finals and was placed 2nd in the 400 m...

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Expat students waste a year
Mar 27

Expat students waste a year

Manama : Several expat students will have to wait for another year before they are admitted into UKG and Grade I because of the Ministry of Education’s (MoE) minimum admission age stipulation. Earlier this year, the MoE had stipulated 6 years (as of March 31) as the minimum age for Grade I admissions.  This...

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Students receive  academic honours
Mar 26

Students receive academic honours

Manama : Four hundred students from the Kingdom were honoured with the Al Bassam Award for Scientific Excellence at the Ministry of Education hall in Isa Town yesterday. Saudi Ambassador Ahmed Al-Bassam handed over the awards to the students at a function organised by the Society of Islamic Education in collaboration...

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New Isa Town primary school set to open
Mar 24

New Isa Town primary school set to open

Manama  : The new Isa Town School for Boys is all set to open for the new academic year 2017-18.Education Minister Dr Majid Al Nuaimi announced the inauguration as he visited Isa Town School for Boys, where he met the administrative staff.He was briefed on preparations being undertaken by the authorities to raze...

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British school to come up in Bahrain
Mar 20

British school to come up in Bahrain

Manama : Bin Faqeeh Education and King’s Group, the UK based educational group, have announced their plans to set up and operate a British school in Bahrain that is intended to bring together the superior development capabilities of Bin Faqeeh Real Estate Investment Company and the education provisioning of...

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Lack of safety leaves pupils in limbo
Mar 19

Lack of safety leaves pupils in limbo

Manama : Junior students of Ibn Al Hytham Islamic School may have to waste an academic year as the Ministry of Education has ordered a shut down on its Manama campus. Four months ago the ministry had issued a notice to close down the school’s junior campus for the students from LKG to Grade 3, on the...

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Students awarded UCB scholarships
Feb 26

Students awarded UCB scholarships

Manama : A chorus of cheers repeatedly echoed across the Indian School auditorium the other day as the brightest students walked to the stage to receive their scholarships at the award ceremony of the University College of Bahrain Scholarship programme 2017. The celebrations reached a high pitch as ten...

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Combating exam fear
Feb 24

Combating exam fear

Manama : Students should be educated to follow a plan right from day one of the academic year to avoid stress while preparing for exams. Parents and teachers are the   right people to guide and de-stress students, opine experts in the educational sector.

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Exploring  pathways to Australia
Feb 19

Exploring pathways to Australia

Manama:  New Millennium School-DPS  Students of grades X to XII attended a workshop on how to choose a fruitful career and the possibilities of acquiring an admission in an Australian University. The workshop was conducted by Natalie Bridges, Student Recruitment  Coordinator, Channel Management, Monash...

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CFA Society Bahrain launches graduate training program
Feb 16

CFA Society Bahrain launches graduate training program

Manama : CFA Society Bahrain, the Kingdom’s pre-eminent association for local investment professionals, hosted the kick off session of its 2017 round for Mutamahin, one of the top fresh graduate development programmes in the Kingdom. The programme will provide training to over 70 final year university...

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NMS-DPS bid farewell to Grade XII students
Feb 16

NMS-DPS bid farewell to Grade XII students

To bid adieu to the outgoing class XII students, a farewell party was organized by the Grade XI students themed, “Kabh Alvida Na Kehna’’ at New Millennium School-DPS. An array of fun filled activities and performances were dedicated to the seniors. Students shared some special moments jogging down...

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NMS excel in World Scholar's Cup 2017
Feb 16

NMS excel in World Scholar's Cup 2017

Manama : Twenty Seven students got selected for the global round of fourth Annual Bahrain World Scholar’s Cup competition held on February 3and 4.  Students enthusiastically participated in fun, challenging and competitive activities. They undertook debating, collaborative writing, scholar’s...

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Punjabi Divas in Indian School Bahrain
Feb 16

Punjabi Divas in Indian School Bahrain

The Indian School Bahrain (ISB)  celebrated the Punjabi Divas in the Isa town campus. Indian Embassy Second Secretary Anand Prakash who was the chief guest  inaugurated the programme. The   Guest of Honour Dr. Devendar Singh Sandhu  in his address   emphasized the richness of the Punjabi...

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Sports Day celebrated in various Bahrain campuses
Feb 16

Sports Day celebrated in various Bahrain campuses

Manama : Students in Bahrain participated in the  first-ever Bahrain Sports Day held in  the country in an attempt to promote sport and health-enhancing physical activities. To commemorate the Sports Day, a series of sporting events were held at the New Millennium School, DPS-Bahrain. Students from the...

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‘Bashayer Arts’
Feb 06

‘Bashayer Arts’

Bashayer AlMahdi,  known for her ‘Bashayer Arts’ in social media, is a  25-year-old graphic designer who teaches Multimedia at University of Bahrain Arts College.  She is always looking for new opportunities expressing herself in artistic forms.  She started expressing her artistic...

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Perestroika education
Feb 06

Perestroika education

The much awaited change in the CBSE exam pattern is here! The decision may have been influenced by the feedback the Board and MHRD in India must have received from various quarters and stakeholders over the last few years. The list of stakeholders includes students, teachers, parents, managements, higher education...

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Sastrayaan team leaves for Mumbai
Feb 03

Sastrayaan team leaves for Mumbai

Manama : The Science educational tour organized by Science India Forum(SIF) for the benefit of the 16 toppers of the prestigious Sastra Pratibha Contest popularly known as “SASTRAYAAN” left Bahrain for a three day tour to Mumbai, India. The 33 member team includes Sastra Pratibhas, parents and SIF...

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Rotaract Bahrain organizing  Career Day
Feb 03

Rotaract Bahrain organizing Career Day

Rotaract Bahrain, part of Rotary International, is organizing a career day for high school, university students and working professionals. The event was planned in partnership with the Applied Science University and will be held at the university campus in Al Eker on Saturday 4th February, 2017 from 3pm to...

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Bahrain School joins PASCH network
Feb 03

Bahrain School joins PASCH network

Manama : Bahrain School (BS), a Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) School, has become a member of the ‘Schools: Partners for the Future’ (PASCH) initiative. It is a network of more than 1,800 schools, where German is of particular importance. German Ambassador Alfred Simms-Protz unveiled the...

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Ownership row: Julia, Grant stake claim for MNS-B
Feb 03

Ownership row: Julia, Grant stake claim for MNS-B

Manama : Julia Jefferson and Grant Jefferson hope to regain control over Multinational School Bahrain (MNS-B) after the school was “taken over” by their local partners, they said. The duo, who live in Saudi Arabia, are founders of Multinational group of schools.  They set up the school in...

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Students warned of joining unauthorised courses
Feb 02

Students warned of joining unauthorised courses

Manama : Educational authorities in the country have been warned students of enrolling unlicensed courses abroad.   The warning follows Higher Education Council’s General Secretariat recently detected a number of advertisements promoting academic programmes abroad by directly approaching students,...

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RCSI Bahrain hosts first ‘Alumni Talk’ of 2017
Jan 31

RCSI Bahrain hosts first ‘Alumni Talk’ of 2017

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) this week welcomed back 2013 graduate, Dr Ali Abdulnabi Mohamed, for the first of edition of its ‘Alumni Talks’ series for 2017. Bahraini Dr Mohamed presented a lecture to a gathering of more than 60 university...

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Rotary Clubs of  Manama, Salmaniya and Adliya foster youth leadership programme honing leadership skills
Jan 29

Rotary Clubs of Manama, Salmaniya and Adliya foster youth leadership programme honing leadership skills

Manama : Fifty university students got an opportunity to hone their leadership skills through a range of programmes and activities including experiential learning and group–work at   the second   Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) presented by the Rotary Clubs of Bahrain.  The three-day...

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