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Choosing A School

Are School Based Nurseries the Best Option?

As of 2021, KHDA has eased the path for Dubai schools to open early childhood centres with…

Choosing A School

BSO, KHDA, ADEK Inspections: Why ALL Matter

Trying to choose a school and feeling confused about inspection ratings? With acronyms apl…

Choosing A School

WSA Experience Visits: 2022 Highlights

A WhichSchoolAdvisor.com School Experience differs from our informative reviews, in that t…

Parenting

When Are The Next UAE School Holidays?

Spring Term is now underway, with families getting back into the usual school routines. Th…

Wellbeing

Guide: How to Write a Children’s Book

How hard can it be... a simple tale, a funny character or two, and perhaps some rhyming wo…

Parenting

Late Speech Development, or Speech Delay?

It’s a fact: all children are unique and develop at their own pace in their own way.…

Choosing A School

10 Signs You Should Change Your Child’s Nursery

So you chose a nursery for your child, perhaps the closest one to home or the one recommen…

Wellbeing

UK Bound? Should You Worry About Strep A?

With rates of Strep A reportedly higher than usual, and with fifteen children confirmed to…

Wellbeing

House Systems: Outdated or Expat Essential?

With origins in British boarding schools as far back as the 1800s, the house system conjur…

Which Curriculum

Is it School? What Happens in FS1 Anyway?

In many British curriculum schools in the UAE, children begin their time at school in Foun…

Parenting

Ask The Experts: Why is My Child Unwell Again?

It's a common occurrence: a child starts attending nursery and just as they’re settl…

Choosing A School

Festival of Schools: Grab The Last Tickets!

The Festival of Schools is back on Saturday 19th November, and is set to be bigger and bet…

Which Curriculum

IB Diploma Programme: A Guide Map

Wondering exactly how the IB Diploma Programme works? Not sure what to expect from these c…

Exam Preparation

GCSEs and iGCSEs: A Guide Map

Wondering exactly how GCSEs and iGCSEs work, as well as what you can expect from the key e…

Choosing A School

The Truth About Online Schooling

When most children returned to in-person schooling once pandemic restrictions had eased, s…

Which Curriculum

What is an EPQ? (And Should You Do It?)

Are Memories Reliable? Is a Serial Killer Born or Made? Is the World Really Shrinking? How…

Choosing A School

Are Larger Class Sizes Holding Your Child Back?

With the majority of pandemic restrictions in the UAE now behind us, it’s business a…

Wellbeing

The Masks Are Off! (But The Anxiety is On...)

As parents, teachers and students rejoice at the ending of the requirement to wear masks i…

Parenting

Ask The Experts: No Confidence in Teacher

A parent says they do not feel confident in a new teacher who they believe lacks passion a…

Choosing A School

I/GCSE, A Levels: Measuring Real Performance

To say exam results matter to parents is not a belief, but a fact: According to school res…

University Preparation

How to: University Home Status, British Expats

For British expat parents of teens hoping to go to university in the United Kingdom, being…

Parenting

Ask the Experts: Toilet Trained, School Ready?

A concerned parent, whose three-year-old child is not yet toilet trained and is due to sta…

Wellbeing

Bullying in UAE Schools: A Guide for Parents

The UAE’s education authorities promote a zero-tolerance approach to bullying in sch…

Parenting

Starting School: Easing Separation Anxiety

As the end of summer starts to feel closer, anxiety often sets in for parents of young chi…

Latest UAE articles
New Schools

First School for Dubai South to Open Sept 2024

Dubai South has signed an agreemenet with school investor and operator, Bright Capital Inv…

Society

Heavy Rain: Which UAE Schools Have Closed?

With heavy rain in Dubai and the northern emirates on Wednesday, and more falling Thursday…

Society

Schools to Remain Open Despite Rain - KHDA

The KHDA has confirmed via social media that schools will remain open on Thursday despite …

Choosing A School

Are School Based Nurseries the Best Option?

As of 2021, KHDA has eased the path for Dubai schools to open early childhood centres with…

Interviews

Inspiring Women in Education, Diana Zeidan

At WhichSchoolAdvisor.com, we actively seek out those in the education sector driving posi…

University

UK Uni Applications: Major Changes to Format

The UK’s Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) has announced its plan …

Interviews

Interview: Brian Rogove, CEO, XCL Education

International school groups are growing in size and number worldwide – and among the…

Choosing A School

BSO, KHDA, ADEK Inspections: Why ALL Matter

Trying to choose a school and feeling confused about inspection ratings? With acronyms apl…

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