UAE School News

School Performance

School Owner Absconds With Fees Leaving Pupils Stranded

The owner of a special needs school in Dubai has absconded leaving 53 pupils with no scho…

Society

Dubai School Inspections Focus: 'Social Skills', SEN

The development of pupils’ personalities and social skills should be a key objective …

School Performance

Abu Dhabi Makes Major Strides in Eliminating Illiteracy

There has been a massive improvement in the level of literacy within the emirate of Abu Dh…

School Performance

Abu Dhabi Schools Score Well in GCSE Results

Pupils at Abu Dhabi's largest British school have been celebrating the school's best ever …

Special Needs

Initiative Launched to Improve Awareness of Autism

The Dubai Early Childhood Development Centre (DECDC) has organised a series of campaigns t…

School Performance

Foreign School Operators Shown The Door In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi education authorities have decided to terminate the services of 65 foreign oper…

School Fees

'Outsourcing': A Creative Way for Schools to Raise Revenues

Many private schools in Dubai are finding 'creative ways' around the fee regulations impos…

Society

UAE Raises School Leaving Age to 18

News that authorities in the UAE have agreed to raise the school leaving age to 18 from 1…

University

Masdar Announces Undergrad Internships

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, announced on Thursday that undergraduate inter…

Society

Hundreds of Grade 12s Caught Cheating by Blackberry

Hundreds of Grade 12 pupils at state high schools will have to retake their biology exam …

Society

Dubai’s Teens Replace Cigarettes with Dokha

Dubai’s expatriate teenagers are turning to the use of ‘dokha’ the toba…

School Fees

Average School Fee Rises to 17,172 AED

The average fee paid for a pupil to attend a Dubai school has risen to Dh17,172 a year …

School Performance

One out of 2 UAE Children Now Getting Private Tuition

Almost every second school student in Dubai now goes to an after-school private tutor acc…

Courses & Curricula

Dubai Schools Set For "British" Test

How well are schools that say they are following the British curriculum in Dubai, doing so…

School Fees

School Fees Set for Maximum Increase

The good news - more schools than ever achieved the outstanding grade from the KHDA. The …

Holidays

Dubai Schools Free to Set School Dates

Private schools in Dubai will be allowed to follow their own holiday calendar, and not ha…

School Performance

Dubai Outstanding Schools Triple

The number of students studying at private schools rated outstanding by the Knowledge and …

Society

Don't Fall for Bogus University Ads

Abu Dhabi Residents are being warned not to fall prey to advertisements by non-accredited…

School Performance

All Pakistani Schools Fail Inspections

The third year of inspections in Dubai’s Indian and Pakistani schools has found tha…

School Fees

6% Rise in UAE School Fees - Report

Outstanding schools in Dubai will be allowed to raise fees by six percent for the academi…

New Schools

Top UK sports school set for Dubai

Talks are underway to bring one of the UK's most prestigious schools to the Middle East r…

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School Fees

WSA TV: How to Determine Value in Education

We hope our readers enjoy this brand new initiative for 2019, WSA TV.  Our first dis…

Interviews

The WSA UAE Pupil Profiles: Years 6 and 7

In this series we talk to students from three well known Dubai schools ( Nord Anglia…

School Performance

UAE Sees 'Slight Rise' on PISA League Table

The results are in for the latest round of PISA tests which were conducted among almost 6…

Society

UAE improves ranking in Global Knowledge Index

The UAE is leading the Middle East in The ‘Global Knowledge Index ’ (GKI), a…

Society

DPS Ajman Name Challenged in Brand Turf War

Delhi Private School Ajman (DPS Ajman) has been ordered to change its name, despite it h…

Interviews

WSA Profiles Dubai's Youngest Pupils, 2019!

In this series we talk to students from three well known Dubai schools ( Nord Anglia…

School Performance

Indian School Exam Overhaul from 2021

The education authorities in India are set to introduce radical change which could see si…

Interviews

UAE's Student Teachers: New Talent, Fresh Ideas

Here in the UAE, options for qualifying as a teacher had, up until recently, been fairly…

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