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Top Tips: Starting Secondary School

Do you remember your first day at secondary? The time you jumped from being a big fish t…

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Six Apps Every Parent Should Know About

The days of simply friending your child on Facebook to monitor their online activity are …

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New Year, New School? Help Your Child to Settle In

It’s January and despite being middle of the school year, this month can often mean…

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Guide: Healthy Online Behaviour at Christmas

As the holiday season approaches, family discussions are inevitably turning to gifts, wr…

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Why Play is Essential for Schooling

This article has been submitted by Dr Saima Rana, CEO/Principal of GEMS World Academy &n…

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Video Panel: Making a Great Start at School!

W e asked leaders from three leading UAE schools to join us on a panel discussion to shar…

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Best Summer Activities for Kids, Sharjah, Dubai

It’s hot, the kids are bored and there’s a long summer still ahead of us. Wh…

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Top 10 Podcasts for Kids (and Teens!)

Everyone loves a great podcast, and we are happy to report that there are now many more …

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Summer Camps 2020: The Online Options

Summer 2020 is nearly upon us and now, more than ever, parents need some help in keeping …

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Under-5 Learning: Your Toughest Qs Answered!

We are sharing here the very best video excerpts from our recent webinar with Early year…

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Reader Diary: Online Learning Nearly Broke Me!

"Distance learning with my five year-olds is a breeze!"... are words that I will ne…

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Starting University in the Time of Covid-19

So far in our special series on transitions in education during the time of Covid, we h…

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Making a Successful Start to Post-16 Education

The UAE is home to schools offering a host of options to students embarking on their post…

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Covid: Primary to Secondary School Transition

September 2020 will see a unique cohort of children entering the secondary phase of their…

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LIVE! Take the Stress From Teaching Under 6s

Join us on Saturday 16th May at 3pm UAE (12pm UK time) for an exclusive webinar with Sue…

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Covid 19: Preparing for the First Day at School

Dressing your three or four-year-old in their school uniform for the first time is one o…

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Top STEAM Resources for Parents and Students

If anyone had mentioned STEM or STEAM to most parents or students a few years ago, the m…

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Home Schooling, A WSA Mum's Diary, Week 1!

With another week of online learning confirmed and with many parents wondering if we mig…

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WSA TV: "Is My Child Ready for School?"

We are excited to introduce a second series of WSA TV, kickstarting the season with a loo…

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Online Learning Advice, the Student View

Mishal Faraz, Year 8 student of GEMS The Winchester School in Jebel Ali has some incre…

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The WSA Guide to Online Learning

Parents, we know many of you are worried and more than a little intimidated about the pr…

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No School? 20 Activities for Kids, Teens at Home

To help keep everyone entertained during the school closures, we’ve put together th…

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School Closures: Tips for Happy Children

With schools and nurseries closed and children and young adults at home over the coming…

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Helping 'Third Culture Kids' to Thrive

As we pack our belongings for an expat posting, it's easy to feel like your family are th…

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