By Dr. Mansoor Al Awar

Chancellor Dr. Mansoor Al Awar says ‘Our minds are like parachutes, they work best when they are open, and education is the key.’

Higher education is currently not playing as much of a role in the Arab World’s development as it should. This can be addressed by moving away from traditional learning methods and towards new models that are more innovative, learner-focused, and responsive to the needs of the times. Innovation is the name of the game, which is why HBMSU is setting the pace by incorporating unique ‘smart’ elements into its Lifelong Learning strategy.  

By Dr. Mansoor Al Awar
6 days ago
In a recent blog of Ellucian, ConnectED, Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), discusses the smart learning concepts pioneered by HBMSU since its founding as the first e-University in the Middle East in 2002.
By Conor Moore
1 year ago

HBMSU Ed-Talk Blog has sourced this from the World Economic Forum Blog.  Is the emerging Educational Technology market a profitable investment? Conor Moore looks into the potential market of modernizing educational systems in the coming years.

By Mark Anderson
1 year ago

HBMSU Ed-Talk has sourced this news from ICT-Evangelist.com - Mark Anderson talks about the 8 easily available tools that teachers must have in their arsenal to mentor digital natives.

By Sarmistha Acharya
1 year ago

Samsung is planning to develop a robot for use in education and industry, for which the company has already allocated a part of the workforce within its telecommunications division. The move is said to be an attempt to generate revenue from a new source.

By Katie Dupree
1 year ago

Barbara lives in Uganda. She is a university student who doesn’t have access to Internet.That is, until the biggest tech hub in Uganda opens. After its opening, Barbara is able to connect not only to the World Wide Web, but to her peers.

By Annika Burgess
1 year ago

The ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) with its data collection potential and promising business forecast – McKinsey Global Institute reports that the IoT business will deliver $6.2 trillion of revenue by 2025 – is generating a next big things hype.