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Guide: The GEMS Education Group

In 2012/13, GEMS Education made $42 million. In 2013/14 the group announced profits of US…

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Open Days: How To See 'Beyond the Smiles'

With Open Day 'silly-season' once again upon us, we've asked the educators around the uae…

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The Key Elements in a 'Truly Independent Education'

When you find a truly independent school in the tradition of the best from the UK, there …

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Does Your UAE School Pass The Independent School Test?

Many schools in the UAE, particularly those at the higher end of the fee scale, and especi…

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Complete List of Abu Dhabi School Contacts

 The complete list of all schools in Abu Dhabi complete with emails, type of curriculum, …

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Dovecote Green Primary School - WSA Q&A

What is the official name of your School? Dovecote Green Primary School What is yo…

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UAE Schools: The 'Surprise' Inspection Debate

Most international school inspection regimes are like the UAE’s and “known”. This means th…

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For Profit v.s. Not for Profit UAE Schools

In my twenty-five years of experience as an educationalist in the UAE there has never been…

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KHDA 2013/14 Dubai School Ratings in Full

School Name Curriculum 2013-2014 overall rating 2012-2013 overall rating …

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Choosing a Nursery: How, and What to Look For

Nursery schools in the UAE, unless part of a larger school, are not yet subject to KHDA in…

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School Brands: Are You Getting 'The Real Thing'?

By Mark Atkins, Headmaster,  Foremarke School Dubai . I have no less than three Cartier…

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UK Academic Boarding Schools at a Glance

If you are considering a UK boarding school , these are, presently, the country's top ach…

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Disclosing Your Child's Problems to a New School

So your child has problems. You have been through some assessments and treatments, been gi…

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Abu Dhabi Schools Admissions Information

Note this page has now been superseded with admissions information on reviews pages itsel…

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New Addition: Watch Out for the Videos!

https://vimeo.com/73748592   Which School Advisor will slowly be adding video to the s…

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Abu Dhabi School Inspections: The Irtiqaa FAQ

What is Irtiqaa? Irtiqaa is a program introduced by the Abu Dhabi Education Authority (A…

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UAE Schools: Getting Mentally Prepared to Choose

Make no mistake, finding the right school for your child is one of the most difficult pie…

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School Search Advice from a Dubai Headmaster

Guest contribution by Tim Waley , Principal, Uptown School The reality is that the…

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UAE Nurseries: The Best for You, and Your Child

When you are choosing the best Nursery for your child there are a number of steps to be ta…

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UAE Speak: Education Acronyms

Acronyms and abbreviations, love them or hate them, they are now the norm, particularly in…

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WSA Reviews - How to Use Them

WSA strives to obtain the following information for each of its reviews: EXAM RESULTS:…

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Selective Schools – The ‘Do’s and Don’ts of Applying

Many parents in the Emirates choose to send their children to schools in their home count…

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What Exactly is the Montessori Curriculum?

Note: In 1967, the US Patent Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ruled that "the term 'Mont…

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What is the Early Years Foundation Stage?

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is the United Kingdom's statutory framework that s…

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