The Profile of Lotus Educational Institute is as follows:
LOTUS is a name of several kinds of water lilies; used in religious ceremonies as a holy symbol. The LOTUS flower appeared in legends originating from Iran, India and ancient Egypt. Generally it refers to light of life, calmness, serenity and inner awareness. The LOTUS flower used here as logo, has been featured extensively throughout the art of ancient Iran. It has been used in Persepolis monument located near Shiraz in Iran.
INTEP (Integrated Non-Traditional Education Programme), (Founded and called by Professor Dr MohammadRamin Zia on 2006): With the mission of Holistic Education, it is the Flexible educational system, created for multi-national students regardless to their race, religion, colour, age and language, that includes three modes of studies: (a) “Taught”- (Individual and group in-classroom teaching based, local and non-local, and distance/e-learning), (b) “Portfolio” (Combination of Examination and Evaluation of the professional previous works as credits, a practical project and/or final thesis/dissertation); (c) “Research” (Independent studies in student’s native language).
HOLISM (the word is derived from the Greek Holos, meaning “Whole”) is the idea that everything in the universe is greater than, and different from, the sum of its parts. The term of HOLISTIC at LOTUS, refers to any knowledge and/or information and/or services (such as alternative / complementary health and healing, philosophy, sociology, psychology, ethic, spirituality, arts, management, and so on), which can help and be useful for wellness and well being to achieve self-discovery, self-development and self-mastery.
HOLISTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY (Created and used by Professor Dr MohammadRamin Zia, on 2002):Comprehensive method of therapy and/or self-development for multi-nationals (Based on Bio-Energetic Human Bodies and the Realms of Spiritual Healing, including clinical Holistic Check-up and Programming with integrated drugless-natural therapies: Psycho-spiritual Counseling, Bio-energy Management, Art Therapy, Meditation and Therapeutic Eastern Movements).
HOLISTICOLOGY (Founded and used by Professor Dr MohammadRamin Zia, on 2003): Towards the mission of “Universal Peace and Unity” (Through understanding the common principles of religions and believes, this a new field of science and study for inner awareness, and self-development), Holisticology including “Holisticotherapy” is the unique combination of theory and clinical fields of Complementary Therapies, Mental Health Studies, Metaphysics and Spirituality with specialising in “Holistic Art Therapy”, “Holistic Psychotherapy” “Holistic Energy Healing” and “Holistic Spirituality”.
THE SPIRITUAL MEDICINE SCHOOL (Founded by Professor Dr MohammadRamin Zia, on 2011): Introducing integrated drugless Complementary therapies and the Commeon rules of Spiritual Human Development.
Lotus Educational Institute FZ-LLC (since 2002), is licensed (As "Human Resource Development and Training Centre") and works based on the rules and regulations of TECOM Free Zone Authority, located at Dubai Knowledge Village, United Arab Emirates. With its unique mission of “Holistic Approach to Education” and in order to follow the official guidelines of “conducting programmes for development of human skills and performance” and also with its multi-national and highly qualified Faculty Members, Lotus provides internationally recognised "Qualifications and Professional Certificates” in Arts & Design and Holistic Self-Development. Some of advantages of studying at Lotus are as follow:
1. Providing professional qualifications with awarding different levels of Lotus Certificates.
2. Flexibility of training programmes based on organizations and individual's needs.
3. Designing unique corporative training and development packages.
4. Open registration at any time of the year and for any age.
5. Multi-national and high qualified faculty members.
6. Availability of private, semi-private and group classes (on weekdays and weekends).
7. Friendly environment and warm welcoming regardless of age, race, religion, and colour.
8. Campus facilities such as hotels, food courts and restaurants, clinics and health clubs, book shop and stationary, art gallery, transportation, technical services, etc.
Professor Dr MohammadRamin Zia, Full Professorships in “Fine and Visual Arts”, and “Holisticology”, Grand-MD in Non-Traditional and Alternative Medicine, Post-Doctorate in Holistic Sciences, DSc in Mental Health, PhD in Holistic Psychotherapy, PhD in Arts Education, DFA in Sacred Arts and Aesthetics, , MA in Counseling Psychology, MA and BA in Graphic Design is high qualified in the fields of (a) Art (Graphic Design, Photography, Calligraphy and Typography, Sacred Arts and Aesthetics, Graphic Designing and Advertising, Arts Management), (b) Holisticology (Alternative Medicine, Complementary Health and Healing, Yoga and Meditation, Psychotherapy and Counselling, Art Therapy, Metaphysics and Spirituality), and (c) Education (Multi-national and Integrated Educational Programming, Higher-Education Leadership, Course Creating, Research Proposal, and Curriculum Development). He is the founder of Zia Foundation (Since 1986), (www.ZiaFoundation.com), Founder and Chairman (Principal and Academic Dean) of Lotus Educational Institute FZ-LLC, Dubai Knowledge Village, UAE (www.Lotus.ae), and Vice-Rector of IUFS (International University of Fundamental Studies) for the Gulf Countries as Exclusive Authorized Representative for the region of Gulf Countries-GCC and Iran; Member of Intergovernmental Higher Academic Council, The Royal Order of the Crowns, under Royal Charter 2011 (Knight of Honor- Holistic Psychotherapy); IUFS-International Higher Examination Council (MVAK-IHEC) and IUFS-International Council of Secondary Education (ICSE), and Dean of IUFS-Faculty of Holisticology. Professor Zia is the top honor awarded of “Man of the Year 2006” by the “American Biographical Institute” (ABI), USA for his recognized background and professional achievements in the fields of Education, Arts, Counseling, and Healing; also honorable awards (Diplomas and Medals) of: “International Commendation of Success” for successful and commendable achievements in the profession of Higher-Education Leadership; and “2007 Gold Medal for the UAE” (Based on the success in providing INTEP through founding and the leadership of Lotus Educational Institute FZ-LLC, Dubai Knowledge Village, UAE. Integrated Non-Traditional Education Programme is a flexible educational system, for multi-national students includes three modes of studies: "Taught" for individual and group in-classroom teaching based, local and non-local training, and distance or offline learning; "Portfolio" for examination and evaluation of professional works specially for the system of Non-local Training; and "Research" for research and independent study for the system of Native Language Studies); “Great Minds of the 21st Century” for significant accomplishments within, and mastery of Founding Holisticology (That is a new field of science and study for inner awareness, and self-development, that is combination of theory and clinical fields of Complementary Therapies, Mental Health Studies, Metaphysics and Spirituality) by ABI and also “Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century 2007” for honor of an outstanding contribution in the field of Visual Arts, Holisticology, and Education by the “International Biographical Centre” (IBC), Cambridge, England, Great Britain. (فارسی)
Lotus Educational Institute and its training programmes has been recognized, validated or awarded (2002-present) by:
- International Accreditation Organization at http://www.iao.org
An international accreditation represents an institution's commitment to delivering quality education which is on apar with the global standards.
- California University FCE, USA at http://www.cufce.org
Llisted and registered with the U.S. Department of Education.
- Business Initiative Directions (Paris-Madrid) at http://www.bid-org.com/
The most important private organization in the world presenting a Quality Award on the basis of principles as solid as those of the Deming in Japan (only for Japanese companies), the Baldrige in the U.S. (only for U.S. companies), or the EFQM in Europe (only for European companies).
- International University of Fundamental Studies (IUFS) at www.iufs.edu
A non-state university, licensed by the Ministry of Education Russia - State Committee for Science and Higher-education, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
- American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP) at www.aadp.net
Professional association which offers professional accreditation for Non-traditional educational programmes and/or institutions-for Holistic courses.
- Calamus International University (CIU) at www.unicalamus.org
Founded in British West Indies, A non-state provider of distance degrees for professionals, accredited/recognized by the several international associations; and
- Calamus Extension College Ltd, London, United Kingdom
A Private British educational company, official representative of CIU.
- Trinity College London, United Kingdom.
- Dubai Cultural Council (for art exhibitions and events).
- Dubai Autism Centre (for charity activities).
(A) LOTUS BUSINESS PARTNERS
- Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV)
- The Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (DCAA)
(B) LOTUS ACADEMIC PARTNERS
- International Accreditation Organization
- California University FCE
- Business Initiative Directions
- International University of Fundamental Studies
- Oxford Educational Network
- Calamus International University
- Calamus Extension College
- The American Association of Drugless Practitioners
- Trinity College London
(C) LOTUS ASSOCIATE PARTNERS
- Dubai Cultural Council
- Dubai Autism Center
(D) LOTUS MEDIA PARTNERS
- Colonia Film
- Connector Magazine
- Gooya Magazine
- Soura Magazine
- Mixed Media Publishing (MMP)
- UAE Eduguide
- Ertebat and Gooya
- Candidacy Accreditation Status by (IAO) International Accreditation Organization at http://www.iao.org/IAO/accredited/candidacy-institutes.asp that is an international accreditation represents an institution's commitment ro delivering quality education which is on apar with the global standars.
- Accredited Training Institute (http://www.cufce.org/othercontactinfo.htm) by California University FCE, USA at http://www.cufce.org an accredited member of AAHEA recognised throughout academia as a prestigious higher education organisation, listed and registered with the U.S. Department of Education (LINCS).
- (Awarded as distinguished 2010 company for) Receiving the prestige "International Star for Leadership in Quality ISLQ Award in the Gold category" with the QC100 Points TQM (Total Quality Management); BID (Business Initiative Directions) at http://www.bid-org.com/ Paris-Madrid Convention.
Note: The final decision to this award, made by the ISLQ Selection Committee is based on the criteria of the principles of the QC100 TQM: a. Customer Satisfaction; b. Communication Strategies; c. Benchmarking; d. Information and Data Analysis; e. Leadership; f. Planning and Decision-making; g. Human Resources; h. Continuing Education and Training; i. Processes and Production; j. Financial Outcome; k. Business Results; l. ISO 9000; m. TQM. P.S. Same awarded for 2009 to Dubai Duty Free and Amlaki FZ LLC- U.A.E., Turner Construction Company (one of the largest and most important construction management companies in the United States, is in charge of the project management of the impressive Burj Khalifah...as well as other selected companies from each country, world-wide.
- Providing Professional Course training in Arts & Design, as well as Individual Counseling and Training for Holistic Self-Development.
- Selected as one 12-Best Seller company for providing educational course in UAE, Living Social.
Receiving the new KV license with the official activity of “Human Resource Training and Development”; Focusing on the study-field of Arts and Design (according to the market demand and successful previous offered courses); awarding final certification to Lotus old students as well as refreshing and re-programming for Fine Arts courses; and Finalising and presenting the collection of best artworks from Lotus graduates in Fine Arts, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Photography, Architecture, Design Counseling, and Design History. Renewing educational and media partnership with the organizations as follow:
Phototechnics, one of the pioneers in Dubai’s photographic industry, has come a long way since its beginnings as a modeling agency. We have expanded our foothold in this exciting Industry, to offer a more complete, comprehensive range of services. We not only represent some of the best local and international talent but also provide world-class studio facilities, production teams, photographers and set designers.
Colonia Film Production is a full-service Video, TV and Film Production Company having many capabilities. Pulling together the collective talents and experience of a multi-skilled team, COLÓNIA FILM offers tailor-made solutions and services to their clients’ different production needs
Connector Magazine that launched in October 1991 CONNECTOR has become a “must have” magazine amongst the cosmopolitan residents of the United Arab Emirates, who rely on CONNECTOR and the information it provides. Monthly events and activities, dining out and entertainment, home and garden, fashion and beauty, health, family, sports, fitness and leisure are the diversified key sections of the magazine. In addition, CONNECTOR’s Green Page Listings provide an extensive and comprehensive directory of the numerous and ever growing services available to consumers in the UAE.
GOOYA MAGAZINE is published by Magic Pen FZ LLC Established in 2005, located in Dubai Media City. The majority of GOOYA readers, right now, are inhabitants of Dubai and its thriving vicinities. Based on Continuous modification in Dubai demographical figure and temporary residency of young expertise immigrants, most of our readers are between 8 to 80 years old. GOOYA is also invaluable source of local news and events for tourists that come to Dubai year round. By preparing various articles, editorial team of magazine tries to cover diverse tastes with different professions in all ages.
Presenting Lotus organization including its exclusive projects (Lotus Art Network, Lotus Art Gallery, Lotus e-Market, Lotus Design Studio, Lotus News, and Lotus Education Charity) in association with:
Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (DCAA)was launched on 8 March 2008 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. As a Government Authority, we aim to be at the forefront of the culture and arts strategy, set out by H. H. Sheikh Mohammed in the Dubai Strategy 2015, and as such, our strategic objectives have been directly derived from the DSP objectives that relate to culture, heritage and the arts. We will build on Dubai’s status as one of the most multicultural cities in the world, where East meets West, and will actively encourage the over 200 nationalities living and working together in Dubai to contribute to the culture and arts renaissance.
Soura Magazine is a Bi-Monthly Photography Artistic Magazine, with a vision to inspire, educate and instruct those interested in expressive means of communication. The publication tackles important issues that face the populations of the region with a rich artistic approach. Soura Magazine is the ONLY PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTISTIC magazine in the Gulf region based in Dubai UAE; and is the only media channel for local and international photographers and artists to publish their work.
Mixed Media Publishing (MMP) produces magazines and events for people who share a passion for art and culture. We aim to satisfy that passion by creating titles that offer intelligent articles, stunning visuals and reliable information, and which are a pleasure to enjoy. MMP is the proud publisher of 'Canvas', 'The Canvas Guide' magazines. Launched in 2004 with the flagship title, Canvas, it has worked tirelessly to feed the appetite of art lovers throughout the region and beyond. Today, we offer a high quality contract publishing service to a wide range of discerning clients; from luxury brands to private art collectors.
UAE guide is available at embassies, re-location companies, Spinneys, Carrefour, Magrudy's book shops, garden centers, medical and dental centers and beauty salons acroos the UAE, as well as being distributed to all nurseries, schools, colleges, universities, training institutions and special needs centers.
Renewed recognition certificates from Calamus International University (CIU) and Calamus Extension College Ltd. London, UK; and official courses accreditation with recognition certificates from the International University of Fundamental Studies, Saint Petersburg, Russia (IUFS) to provide training programmes for converting Lotus qualifications to their own academic certifications. Also, receiving an accreditation from the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP) for the courses of Holisticology.
International University of Fundamental Studies (IUFS) is a non-government and non-profit making university in St. Petersburg (registered by Russian government as a university to provide higher education qualifications) and one of the major civic universities which is working together with Russian state universities to offer International degree qualifications...
The American Association of Drugless Practitioners is a professional association which offers professional accreditation for Non-traditional educational programmes and/or institutions-for Holistic courses and is dedicated to promoting an enhanced professional image and prestige among practitioners of traditional and non-traditional therapies and methodologies.
Dubai Cultural Council represents an important step in striking a balance between the commercial and cultural striving , giving a renewed impetus to the efforts and more so, at evolving an strategic plan for the cultural progress of the country and Dubai specifically. On January 12, 2004, H.H Shaikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, issued a decree for the establishment of the Dubai Cultural Council. The ruling defines the aims of the Council and sets out guidelines for its role in the development of various dominions of artistic and literary expressions.
Dubai Autism Center founded in 2001, Dubai Autism Center is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive nonprofit organization in the United Arab Emirates serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Autism (sometimes called "classical autism") is the most common condition in a group of developmental disorders known as the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). Autism is characterized by impaired social interaction, problems with verbal and nonverbal communication, unusual, repetitive, or severely limited activities and interests.
Established Lotus Institute FZ-LLC in Dubai Media City (DMC) for holding workshops and classes in different fields of Holistic Health Sciences; 2003 Registered as Lotus Educational Institute FZ-LLC, a Professional Training Centre for Visual Arts, Holistic Sciences, and General Studies (management, language, and computer) in Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV) as an affiliated teaching institute of Calamus International University (CIU) for Providing a unique integrated traditional and non-traditional training programmes. Also, providing standard English courses based on the recognized programmes of Trinity College London (TCL).
Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV) is a vibrant, connected learning community that will develop the region’s talent pool and accelerate its move to the knowledge economy. KV was set up to develop Dubai into a destination for education for both regional and international learners. This new education and training hub is also set up to complement the Free Zone’s other two clusters: Dubai Internet City and Dubai Media City by providing the facilities to train the clusters' future knowledge workers...
Calamus International University has been founded in British West Indies, a non-governmental provider of distance degrees for professionals, accredited/recognised by the several international associations...
Calamus Extension College Ltd is a British educational company that was founded to provide distance tuition towards degrees validated by Calamus International University, an overseas university. Calamus Extension College Limited is also developing some British certificate and diploma qualifications of its own, and is active in the field of educational consulting. Since its inception, students from all over the world have enrolled with the College...
Trinity College London is a leading international examinations board with a difference. Its reputation rests on our continuing ability to provide respected qualifications both in the English language and across a growing range of disciplines in the performing arts...
Registered as freelance (By MohammadRamin Zia - who has founded his independent group of activities, since 1986) in Dubai Media City (DMC) with the profession of "Holistic Health Consultant and Practitioner".
Dubai Media City (DMC) is the only global media hub in the region where all media-related businesses thrive together. DMC is a successful reflection of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai to transform Dubai into a knowledge-based society and economy. In respect to this vision, DMC creates a world-class environment for every kind of media business, which broadly includes media and marketing services, printing and publishing, music, film, new media, leisure and entertainment, broadcasting and information agencies. Being a dedicated media zone, DMC ensures that all media businesses are given the “Freedom to Create”...