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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…

Parenting

Top 10 Podcasts for Kids (and Teens!)

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

Parenting

Summer Camps 2020: The Online Options

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

Parenting

Under-5 Learning: Your Toughest Qs Answered!

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

Parenting

Reader Diary: Online Learning Nearly Broke Me!

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

Parenting

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…

Parenting

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…

Parenting

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…

Parenting

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…

Parenting

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…

Parenting

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

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

Parenting

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…

Parenting

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…

Parenting

School Closures: Tips for Happy Children

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

Parenting

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…

Parenting

Back To School: How to Get Organised

As the saying goes, 'all good things must come to an end,' and that's going to be the sum…

Parenting

Top Tips to a 'Happy' First Day at Nursery

You’ve done your homework, toured squillions of nurseries across the country and ch…

Parenting

Beat the Heat! UAE Summer Camps 2019

Whether your children need to brush up on their language skills, love to experiment or pl…

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Ramadan Camps - A WSA Round Up!

Have the shorter school hours in Ramadan left you worrying how to keep your kids happily…

Parenting

Using Social Media to Complain, And UAE Law

You feel aggrieved and want to punish the offending institution for the slight or wrong y…

Parenting

How to Avoid School Traffic, Drop-Off Chaos

With well in excess of half a million students in the UAE's private schools (270,000 in D…

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