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International Baccalaureate Exams Cancelled

Following announcements made by several schools to parents and students, though without a…

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School Ramadan Hours, the Facts

Schools will be limited to five hours a day during the holy month of Ramadan. This year n…

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KHDA Shocks With Planned Home Inspections

Parents across Dubai are waking up to the news that they will soon be subject to KHDA ins…

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Blended Learning to Continue Into Next Year

Hussain Al Hammadi, Minister for Education, said that although he "firmly hoped" to see…

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Student Diaries: Leaving School in a Pandemic

Stefania Cioban is a Year 13 student at GEMS FirstPoint school.  Stefania will be wr…

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Covid school closures return to Abu Dhabi

After only a matter of weeks back in the classroom, with Abu Dhabi schools having returne…

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Cognita Acquires Horizon English School

Global schools group Cognita has acquired Horizon English School , a long established, K…

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WSA Home School Diaries: The Sequel

Most, if not all, UAE parents and students will have experienced a second (or, sadly, mor…

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KHDA to regulate Dubai Nurseries and ELCs

The KHDA will become the regulator for all nurseries, kindergartens and Early Learning Ce…

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Are Schools Delivering What Really Matters?

It goes without saying that the pandemic has significantly changed the way we all live, w…

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In-School Learning in Abu Dhabi From Feb 14th

In a message on Wednesday morning, the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committe…

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Covid Vaccine Now Available to Senior Students

As more schools close, and confirmed cases of Covid 19 rise across the UAE, news has arri…

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Dubai: More Schools Move to Distance Learning

A growing list of schools has switched to distance learning as the UAE reports 3,453 new …

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Abu Dhabi: Distance Learning to Continue

School children in Abu Dhabi will continue e-learning (distance learning) for three more …

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Exam Boards: International Exams May Go Ahead

Both Pearson Edexcel and Cambridge International exam boards have issued statements confi…

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Opinion, Summer 2021 Exam Cancellations

It is bitter-sweet to feel as fortunate as we should do about the education we have manag…

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UK Schools Close, GCSE, A Level Exams Cancelled

The UK has entered a second national lockdown, which will see all primary and secondary s…

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Optional In-School Return for Dubai's Schools

Some Dubai schools will switch to distance learning for the first week of January.  …

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Abu Dhabi Set for 2-Weeks Distance Learning

The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has approved a return to remote l…

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Covid Test 'Mandatory' for Returning AD Students

Many parents, pupils and teachers are looking forward to the return to the classroom in A…

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UAE Wide Voluntary Vaccine Programme Begins

After announcing the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine is both safe and effective. UAE health aut…

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'Global Teacher' Winner On Why He Shared $1 M

The winner of this year's $1 million Global Teacher Prize took everyone, his family inclu…

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The Good News That Came Out of 2020

As we approach the end of a year in which there has been much we would want to forget, th…

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Winter Camps 2020, WSA Top Picks!

For this feature, we've rounded up some of our favourite camp options for the 2020 Winter…

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