UAE School News

Holidays

Win a Wobbel: Unleash Your Child's Imagination!

During the sweltering UAE summer, it’s all too easy to rely on screen time as a way …

Holidays

Eid Dates Announced, Timed for School End

Parents and students can finally enjoy an Eid break without it affecting school time or ex…

Courses & Curricula

IB Results Day 2022: What You Need to Know

It’s less than one week until IB Results Day. Students will receive their scores nex…

Courses & Curricula

The Rise of Forest Schools in the UAE

An increasingly prevalent education practice globally, forest school education initially g…

Society

Summer Camps in Dubai 2022, the Big List!

It's almost that time of year again; school will be out for summer and your sunglasses are…

Society

Covid-19 Numbers Trigger Exam Concerns

As daily Covid-19 cases cross the 1,000-mark again, hitting the highest number for four mo…

School Fees

Will School Bus Fees Increase for 2022-23?

Following recent UAE fuel price hikes,  school transport operators are considering wh…

Interviews

Inspiring Women in Education, Louise Lynton

From teaching ballet to youth crime prevention, and later moving into leading inclusion in…

Courses & Curricula

UAE Schools Focusing on the Jobs of the Future

According to the World Economic Forum in 2022, “75 million current job roles may be …

Scholarships

GEMS Marks Jubilee with 70 Scholarships

GEMS Education will offer 70 scholarships, one for each year that the Queen has reigned, a…

Society

Visa Changes to Put Squeeze on School Places

The new rules, which will come into effect in September, include the end to the requiremen…

School Fees

JESS 5% Fee Increase. But Only for Primary

Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS), one of the leading not-for-profit schools in Duba…

School Performance

UPDATED: Post-Covid KHDA Inspection Results

The KHDA has published a total of 18 inspection reports for the schools who were in their …

University

New UK Work Visa for World's Top Graduates

Graduates from the world's top 50 universities can apply to work in the UK under a new vis…

School Fees

DESS, DESC Announce Significant Fee Increases

Not-for profit schools Dubai English Speaking College (DESC) and Dubai English Speaking Sc…

Secondary Schools

Safa Community Readies New Senior Building

Having initially opened on its greenfield site next to Dubai Miracle Garden in 2014, the n…

School Performance

'For Profit' or 'Not for Profit', That is the Question

While news of the acquisition of Jebel Ali School by Taaleem will come as a shock to paren…

School Performance

Jebel Ali School Acquired by Taaleem

The school group has paid185.5m AED for the school, its land and its buildings. In additio…

Society

Major revamp of the UAE Ministry of Education

The main changes announced on 22nd May include the appointment of a new Minister of Educat…

Schools Closing

Update: UAE Mourns, Schools Closed on Monday

UAE schools are flying their flags at half mast as the nation begins forty days of officia…

Interviews

Interview: From Nursery Teacher to Author

For Ebtisam Al Beiti, a Dubai-based former nursery teacher, lock down was a transformative…

Interviews

Durham Dubai: A School Defined by Tradition

Another prestigious British private school is opening its campus in Dubai, but the message…

Holidays

Private-Sector Holiday an Option for Nurseries

While Dubai schools, as well as schools and nurseries in Abu Dhabi and in the northern Emi…

Holidays

Abu Dhabi Schools, Nurseries to Close Full Week

Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) have confirmed that the Eid Al Fitr…

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Courses & Curricula

UK Summer Schools 2023

A summer school programme at a UK boarding school is a great opportunity to get a taste of…

School Performance

Sharjah School Inspections to be Published April

Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA) is set to publish the results of its first comp…

New Schools

First School for Dubai South to Open Sept 2024

Dubai South has signed an agreemenet with school investor and operator, Bright Capital Inv…

Society

Heavy Rain: Which UAE Schools Have Closed?

With heavy rain in Dubai and the northern emirates on Wednesday, and more falling Thursday…

Society

Schools to Remain Open Despite Rain - KHDA

The KHDA has confirmed via social media that schools will remain open on Thursday despite …

Choosing A School

Are School Based Nurseries the Best Option?

As of 2021, KHDA has eased the path for Dubai schools to open early childhood centres with…

Interviews

Inspiring Women in Education, Diana Zeidan

At WhichSchoolAdvisor.com, we actively seek out those in the education sector driving posi…

University

UK Uni Applications: Major Changes to Format

The UK’s Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) has announced its plan …

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