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Surveys

Subjects Failing the Distance Learning Test

  As KHDA inspectors go into Dubai schools, virtually, to assess online…

Parenting

Covid: Primary to Secondary School Transition

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

Parenting

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…

University Preparation

Unipod 3: Where Are You Going, and Why?

You’ve researched countries, courses and campuses … now what? At some …

Choosing A School

Nurseries to Reopen: Choosing During Covid-19

There are certain fundamentals that we always advise parents to consider when choosing a …

Choosing A School

12 of the Best Nurseries in Dubai - the Big List!

With a not too distant reopening of the UAE's nurseries in mind, we thought we’d he…

Which Curriculum

US Schools: What Every Parent Should Know

There are around 130 US curriculum schools in the UAE, and they remain a popular choice f…

University Preparation

UniPod: Choosing a University - Episode 2!

The choice of campus can be as important (if not more) important than choice of the…

Choosing A School

Abu Dhabi School Inspection Ratings, In Full!

In the mid 2019, the complete list of Abu Dhabi schools, together with their inspection r…

University Preparation

UniPod: The PodCast for University Seekers!

Welcome to Unipod, a podcast aimed at high school students across the UAE who are consi…

Surveys

Home School Survey: Does the Curriculum Matter?

Q: Does the curriculum make a difference? Is a school's curriculum a predictor of how wel…

Surveys

Home School Survey: Does Age Matter?

Schools have rightfully won a huge number of plaudits for an incredible job of converting…

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…

Wellbeing

Next Steps If You Show Covid-19 Symptoms?

What do you do if you, or anyone in your family, are feeling Covid-19 like symptoms? The …

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…

Parenting

The WSA Guide to Online Learning

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

Parenting

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…

Choosing A School

"There is Only One Good School"... Not!

Never mind the virus...there is a dangerous syndrome about. It begins to manifest among…

Which Curriculum

T Levels: The Arrival of Vocational Education?

‘T’ (for technical) Levels are new courses - equivalent to 3 A Levels, which …

Wellbeing

WSA TV: A Guide to Wellbeing in Schools

The latest instalment of WSA TV looks at a topic we know is incredibly important to paren…

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Society

Playful Learning: Covid's Impact on Early Years

Most parents will know by now that young child learn best in a play-based curriculum. A y…

Society

Finally! Dubai Nurseries Begin to Reopen

Nurseries in Dubai are once again busy with the sounds of happy children as they begin to…

School Performance

Students Get "Extra" 3-Weeks for A' Level, GCSEs

A-level and GCSE exams for 2021 are scheduled to go ahead next summer but with a three we…

Courses & Curricula

Duke of Edinburgh's International Award: What's In It for You?

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award has it all; the blisters, putting up a tent i…

Courses & Curricula

IB Exams 2020-21: What You Need To Know

The Covid-19 pandemic continues, and it has been nearly a year of disruption to learning,…

Secondary Schools

Mock Exams to be 'Plan B' for A Levels, GCSEs

‘Rigorous’ mock A level and GCSE exams are to be held this winter as part of…

Society

Nurseries Reopening: The Long Wait Continues

Nurseries in Dubai have been closed since 1st March. With no formal financial relief pack…

Society

New "Which School Show" Launched

Parents across the UAE will be able to visit schools as well as have conversations with …

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