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An ode to the cosmic losses on the smaller scale
Jul 10

An ode to the cosmic losses on the smaller scale

An ode to the trapping of butterflies Whose death has never had an effect of any type Lost my phone Have no more contacts Bit my tongue My alibi now unbacked An ode to the fits of tears You never bothered to wipe. Stubbed my toe My walk is in danger An ode to Expectations Who they said you didn’t have...

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Jane Doe
Jul 10

Jane Doe

13.7 billion years ago, when the matter of the universe was concentrated into a single incredibly tiny point, our journey began. We were born from a speck amidst the darkness. We bloomed when no one believed in us, a lotus flower reaching for the light. One second after the Big Bang, protons and neutrons, you and I...

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Being “Biodieverse”
Jul 10

Being “Biodieverse”

What if trees gave out wifi signals? We would then be planting trees as though they were an asset we couldn’t live without, and create a world where environment wouldn’t need protecting. Too bad they only give out the oxygen for us to breathe. Story telling has existed for as long as humans have been able...

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St Christopher’s School holds prize day
Jul 09

St Christopher’s School holds prize day

Manama : St Christopher’s School held ‘Prize Day 2017’ at the St Chris Saar Campus recently to recognise the accomplishments of the Senior School Students. The event was held in the presence of Guest of Honour, British Ambassador Simon Martin. Masters of Ceremony were: Deputy Head...

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NMS-DPS takes part in Scholar’s Cup
Jul 07

NMS-DPS takes part in Scholar’s Cup

Manama : The students of New Millennium School – DPS Bahrain, after qualifying at the regional round in January, participated in the Global Round at Hanoi from June 26 to July 1.  Thirteen students participated in the Junior and Senior categories where students explored guiding questions in history,...

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New president nominated  to head Kingdom University
Jul 05

New president nominated to head Kingdom University

Manama : A new president has been nominated to head Kingdom University, which has received its final warning from Education Ministry last week, over safety related violations. This came as the ministry announced yesterday that the Higher Education Council General Secretariat received the nomination...

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No leniency for varsities breaking rules: Ministry
Jul 03

No leniency for varsities breaking rules: Ministry

Manama : Education Ministry yesterday rebuffed the allegation of a private university that a final warning issued recently by the ministry was “surprising”.  “Kingdom University was warned about its violations since June 14”, and that “issuing a final warning against it is...

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Al Noor KG celebrates graduation
Jul 02

Al Noor KG celebrates graduation

The Kindergarten Section of Al Noor International School celebrated its end of year graduation on June 12, 13 and 14 at the school campus, were the children received their graduation diplomas.  School Chairman Ali Hasan attended the function along with Director Dr. Muhammad Mashood, Acting Principal Ameen...

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For a bright future
Jun 30

For a bright future

Manama : New Millennium School-DPS awarded the academic achievers of 2016-17 session during ceremonies held on 18 and 19 June 2017.   One Thousand One Hundred Seven students of classes I to XII were awarded with badges, certificates, blazers, ties, gold and silver medals.

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University warned over security lapses
Jun 29

University warned over security lapses

Manama : A private university has been given a seven-day ultimatum to meet the security, safety and professional health requirements by the Higher Education Council (HEC). The Kingdom University was ordered to submit an official certificate from the Civil Defence Directorate within a  week or ...

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St Chris excels in DELF Exam
Jun 26

St Chris excels in DELF Exam

St Christopher’s School students have achieved top results in (Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française) DELF French examinations.  Thirty-five students from the Junior School and forty-six students from the Senior School sat for the DELF French examinations in May at the Alliance...

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Bahrain Polytechnic hosts ICT and Web Media Project Exhibition
Jun 26

Bahrain Polytechnic hosts ICT and Web Media Project Exhibition

Manama : Bahrain Polytechnic, with C5 as its Strategic Partner, hosted its eighth edition of the ICT & Web Media Project Exhibition at the campus on June 12.  More than 80 capstone projects developed for various businesses were presented to companies and the ICT community.  Raghda Zahran, the...

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AL Noor honours graduates
Jun 25

AL Noor honours graduates

Manama : Al Noor International School celebrated the Graduation Ceremony of its tenth batch of Grade 12 (Thawjihiya) Bahraini Section students who achieved 100 per cent pass in the Ministry of Education Examinations at The Movenpick Hotel on  June 11. 

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Pakistan Urdu School excels
Jun 25

Pakistan Urdu School excels

Manama  : Students of the Pakistan Urdu School attained excellent results in the recently conducted SSC II annual board examination 2017, the school said.  A total of 168 students appeared for the examinations, in which 108 students were from the Science Group and 60 were from the arts group. ...

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Pakistan School students shine in SSC
Jun 25

Pakistan School students shine in SSC

Manama : Students of Pakistan School came out with flying colours in the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Islamabad’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) part II Examinations of 2017.    Out of a total of 272 students appeared, 235 students were successful and...

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New curricula to boost skills: Minister
Jun 24

New curricula to boost skills: Minister

Manama : Several new curricula will be introduced next year in the various stages of education, the ministry of education has said. “We will also ameliorate some of the curricula, including those in the kindergartens, to ensure that we keep abreast with the latest trends in learning and acquiring...

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Scholarships for 2,500  exam toppers
Jun 23

Scholarships for 2,500 exam toppers

Manama : Around 2,500 top graduates from public and private high schools will benefit from scholarships offered by the Ministry of Education. Head of Scholarships Isa Al Kooheji said the ministry was in the final stages of the process to announce the scholarships for the academic year 2017-18. The scholarship...

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Indian School Bahrain bags  ISO 9001:2015
Jun 21

Indian School Bahrain bags ISO 9001:2015

Manama : The Indian School Bahrain (ISB) has received ISO 9001:2015 certification, moving from the existing 9001:2008 standard.  Every department in the school from academics to administration has been audited to new standards. ISO Auditor Besky Rajan announced the certification at a meeting of Principal,...

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Felicitation Day at Ibn Al Hytham
Jun 19

Felicitation Day at Ibn Al Hytham

Manama : Ibn Al Hytham Islamic School celebrated Felicitation Day on June 15.  The chief guest was MP Jalil Khadim.

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St Christopher’s School Bahrain conduct Celebration of Achievement 2017
Jun 19

St Christopher’s School Bahrain conduct Celebration of Achievement 2017

Manama : The St Christopher’s School annual Year 6 and Year 7 Celebration of Achievement Ceremony took place on June 11.

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Al Noor Graduation Ceremony
Jun 18

Al Noor Graduation Ceremony

Manama : Al Noor International School has held the Graduation Ceremony of its CBSE section.  Students of the All India Secondary School Examination and the All India Senior School Certificate Examination were honoured on the occasion.  Indian Embassy Second Secretary (Commerce) Om Prakash was the chief...

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UOB launches new academic programmes for students
Jun 16

UOB launches new academic programmes for students

Manama : The University of Bahrain (UOB) will have eleven new academic programmes launching this September.  The new programmes have been influenced by human capital needs of employers and the Gulf regions shift towards an increasing digitalized economy.   A major win for UOB was to launch the masters...

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Education Minister lauds AGU
Jun 15

Education Minister lauds AGU

Manama : AGU’s retention of its first position in the classification of the QS World University rankings  in Bahrain for the fourth consecutive year is an extension of the its outstanding achievements, Minister of Education, Dr. Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi said in a letter to the President of the...

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Top school  achievers honoured
Jun 14

Top school achievers honoured

Manama : Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi yesterday honoured top high school achievers. He also honoured public and private schools in acknowledgement of their cooperation in implementing technical and vocational educational programmes. Addressing the ceremony, Dr. Al-Nuaimi congratulated the...

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Korean language institute at UoB
Jun 13

Korean language institute at UoB

Manama : An institute teaching the Korean language will be set up at the University of Bahrain (UoB), it was announced yesterday. The deal was signed by UoB President Riyadh Youssef Hamza and the South Korean Ambassador Koo Hyun-Mo.  As per the deal, the King Sejong Institute (KSI), a Language Foundation...

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Indian school honours toppers
Jun 11

Indian school honours toppers

Manama : More than 280 outstanding achievers of the Indian School Bahrain (ISB) including the Island Toppers in the CBSE examinations were honoured at an Academic Award Ceremony held on Thursday at the Jashanmal Auditorium of the ISB Isa Town campus.   130 students of class X who have scored A1 in all...

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Bahrain School’s drive for animal care
Jun 09

Bahrain School’s drive for animal care

Manama : The Bahrain Elementary Student Council members organised a food and supplies drive for the animals at the Bahrain Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BSPCA). The students collected items from 17 classrooms over a two-week period which were presented to Ghazi Almoayed and his dog Samme during...

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RCSI Bahrain promoting nursing careers
Jun 09

RCSI Bahrain promoting nursing careers

Manama : The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) this week hosted a special event aimed at introducing its cohort of nursing students to future career opportunities. Organised by the School of Nursing and Midwifery, in collaboration with the Careers and...

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Isa Town school work on schedule
Jun 09

Isa Town school work on schedule

Manama : Phase 2 work of the Isa Town Primary Intermediate School for Boys, as part of the Gulf Fund Programme, has commenced, said Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Works Affairs Undersecretary Ahmed Al Khayyat.  Phase 1 of the project, which includes a four storey school...

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I love learning Maths and Economics, says student selected for Egleston program
Jun 07

I love learning Maths and Economics, says student selected for Egleston program

Manama : A resident of Bahrain is among the twenty students from around the world who have been chosen for the prestigious Egleston Scholars Program. Shawn Amirthan, an expatriate who lives in Bahrain, is among those who have been selected by Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering...

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Bahrain Polytechnic Hosts CEO Town Hall meeting with students
Jun 05

Bahrain Polytechnic Hosts CEO Town Hall meeting with students

Manama : Bahrain Polytechnic hosted a CEO Town Hall meeting at the campus on  May 16, where Polytechnic students had the opportunity to meet the Polytechnic’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Jeff Zabudsky. The meeting brought together students who were able to publically express their ideas and challenges as...

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AMA International School – Bahrain learning support programme
Jun 06

AMA International School – Bahrain learning support programme

Manama : In September 2016, AMA International School – Bahrain (AMAISB) launched a pilot project on Learning Support for elementary and preschool departments for students with learning difficulties and special needs. The programme is designed to ensure that adequate levels of proficiency are achieved in...

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British School of Bahrain graduation 2017
Jun 06

British School of Bahrain graduation 2017

Manama : The British School of Bahrain commemorated the graduation of its class of 2017 in a ceremony held under the patronage of Shaikh Ahmed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Chairman of GFH Financial Group, owners of the British School, at The Diplomat Radisson BLU Hotel. Nearly 70 students from years 12 and 13...

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93.4pc pass in GCSE exam
Jun 05

93.4pc pass in GCSE exam

Manama : A total of 93.4 per cent students passed General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examination, with 6,058 regular students, and 126 irregular students graduating in the first session, Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi said yesterday. Approving the results of the first session...

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Ibn Al Hytham records 100pc pass
Jun 04

Ibn Al Hytham records 100pc pass

Manama : Ibn Al Hytham Islamic School recorded a 100 per cent pass percentage in the All India Secondary School Examination of Class – X – 2017 examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi, India. Out of the 121 students who appeared for the examination, the school secured 100pc...

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The New Indian School continues success
Jun 04

The New Indian School continues success

Manama : The New Indian School once again exhibited an outstanding performance at the CBSE Class X Examination with all students coming out with flying colours (100pc pass percentage). Out of the 148 students, who appeared in the AISSE Examination, 15 students scored A1 in all subjects, 5 students scored 9.8 points, 5...

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ISB records pass percentage of 95.5pc
Jun 04

ISB records pass percentage of 95.5pc

Manama : Indian School Bahrain (ISB) recorded a pass percentage of 95.5, excluding compartment, in the Grade X CBSE examination held in March 2017. In 2016, the pass percentage was 92.75pc.  This year 130 students (17.6pc) achieved A1 in all subjects scoring a CGPA of 10 out of 10 as compared to the 136...

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Al Noor achieves 100pc success in CBSE grade X exams
Jun 04

Al Noor achieves 100pc success in CBSE grade X exams

Manama : Al Noor International School achieved 100pc results consecutively for the last 10 years. 10th batch of 29 students of the school who appeared for the All India Secondary School Examination (AISSE) held in March 2017 achieved 100pc success.  Twenty-five percent of the students achieved a CGPA of above 9...

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NMS-DPS excels in CBSE grade X exams
Jun 04

NMS-DPS excels in CBSE grade X exams

Manama : New Millennium School – DPS students secured a 100 per cent success rate in the All India Secondary School Examination conducted by CBSE in March 2017.  Of the 103 students who appeared for the examination: 79 students excelled with CGPA 9 and above, with 36 out of them securing CGPA 10/10 (A1 in...

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Asian School excel in CBSE grade X exams
Jun 04

Asian School excel in CBSE grade X exams

Manama : Fifty-three students of Asian School secured a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 10.  (A1 in all subjects). Chairman Joseph Thomas, Principal Molly Mammen congratulated the students for their success. In pictures, students who secured all A1:

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St Christopher’s School Bahrain celebrates Year 13 start
Jun 02

St Christopher’s School Bahrain celebrates Year 13 start

Manama : St Christopher’s School celebrated the achievements and contributions of the Year 13 students at a commencement ceremony held in Saar Auditorium on Monday. Certificates and subject prizes were presented to the students by Principal, Ed Goodwin, Head of Senior School, Nick Wilson and Head of Year 13,...

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RCSI Bahrain discusses nursing collaborations in Taiwan
Jun 02

RCSI Bahrain discusses nursing collaborations in Taiwan

Manama : The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) has conducted a series of meetings in Taiwan to discuss the possibility of collaborative projects in the field of nursing education. RCSI Bahrain’s Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery, Professor...

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Indian School Bahrain excels in CBSE class 12 results
May 29

Indian School Bahrain excels in CBSE class 12 results

Manama :  Students of the Indian School Bahrain (ISB) performed very well in the Grade XII CBSE exams held in March 2017. Neha Chinnu Idiculla with 486 marks out of 500 (97.2%) stands as the school topper and the island topper. Kripa Anne Tharakan with 485 marks (97%) earned second spot and Amrutha Murali with...

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Polytechnic application: Deadline ends on June 1
May 29

Polytechnic application: Deadline ends on June 1

Manama : June 1 will be the last day to file an application to the Polytechnic for the academic year 2017-18, announced Bahrain Polytechnic’s Registry Director, Ahmed Malalla yesterday.  “No further applications will be accepted after 1pm on this date,” the director said in a...

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Al Noor International School scores in CBSE exam
May 29

Al Noor International School scores in CBSE exam

Manama : The seventh batch of 19 CBSE students of Al Noor International School, who sat for the All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE) in March 2017, has achieved excellent results.

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Ibn Al Hytham Islamic School shine in CBSE exam
May 29

Ibn Al Hytham Islamic School shine in CBSE exam

Manama : Seventy-nine students from the seventh batch of Ibn Al Hytham Islamic School appeared for this year’s All India Senior Secondary School Examination (Class XII) 2017, conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi, India. 32 students passed in the Science Stream, while 42 in the Commerce...

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Accolades for New Indian School
May 29

Accolades for New Indian School

Manama : The New Indian School students passed out with flying colours in the Class XII board examination by recording 98 per cent pass percentage. Out of 146 students who appeared for the examination, 101 students scored first class including 44 students with distinction. 110 students received A1 grade in different...

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NMS – DPS students score above 90pc
May 29

NMS – DPS students score above 90pc

Manama : The New Millennium School-DPS Bahrain has announced the results of its All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE), conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, India in March 2017. Of the 60 students who appeared in the Science stream, 22 students secured above 90 per...

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Graduation at City International School
May 28

Graduation at City International School

Manama : The graduation ceremony for the students of City International School was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel yesterday. Altogether 200 students from KG 2, Grade 6 and Grade 10 graduated this year.   

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Al Mabarah Al Khalifia offers new benefits to Rayaat students
May 22

Al Mabarah Al Khalifia offers new benefits to Rayaat students

Manama : Al Mabarah Al Khalifia Foundation has announced that four new companies have joined the group of retailers supporting the ‘Rayaat Student Card’.  The move further enhances the experience the Rayaat Programme provides to its students, availing them of discounts and special offers from a...

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