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UAE launches first phase of learning initiative

The UAE education ministry has said the Mohammad Bin Rashid Smart Learning Initiative aims to improve educational outcomes and motivate school dropouts to be more interested in studies using modern technology, Gulf News has reported. The initiative will see 'smart classes' launched in public schools with the start of the new school year, providing every student with an electronic tablet and access to high speed 4G networks, by 2017 at an estimated cost of Dhs1bn.