UAE School News

Holidays

UAE School Holiday 'Unification' Story Reappears

The "holiday unification" story has reared its head again after being dismissed as impract…

Courses & Curricula

Authorities Clamp Down On Illegal Day-Care Centres

Parents in Dubai have been warned against using illegal day-care centres operating in apar…

School Performance

'Fees' and 'Admin' Top Complaints - KHDA

Disputes about school fees and school administration were the two most common complaints b…

School Performance

Surprise Inspections for Dubai Schools Next Year

Staff at Dubai's private schools should prepare themselves for a surprise in the coming sc…

School Performance

KHDA Orders Immediate Closure of US School

More than 250 students and their parents are anxiously looking for a new school after Dub…

Courses & Curricula

New Rules For Arabic/Islamic Studies Teachers

Dubai's education regulator, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has anno…

Courses & Curricula

UAE Concern on UK's 'Radical' New Curriculum

Parents in the UAE are concerned about the timescale for the implementation of the radic…

School Fees

Sunny Varkey: Can't Afford a School? Don't Choose it...

“If you put your children in a school that you can’t afford then you can&…

Society

School Minibuses Banned From Dubai's Roads

School minibuses will no longer feature on Dubai's highways by the end of 2013 as a result…

Courses & Curricula

Greenfield Community School Gets Final IB Authorisation

Taaleem's Greenfield Community School has become one of just five schools worldwide to h…

New Schools

Al Diyafah's 'International' Launch in Abu Dhabi

Dubai based Al Diyafah High School is opening a new sister school in Abu Dhabi this Sep…

School Fees

Dubai School Fees, Disputes Fall Under New Binding Contract

A new legally binding contract between parents and private schools in Dubai is to be intro…

School Performance

Half of UAE Parents Resorting to Private Tutors

Nearly half of all parents in the emirate of Abu Dhabi who responded to an ongoing survey …

New Schools

GEMS To Open World Academy School in Singapore

Singapore is the next target for GEMS Education's global expansion plans, according to lo…

School Performance

Abu Dhabi Authority 'Considering Publishing' Inspection Results

The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), which is the regulator of private schools in the e…

New Schools

British Orchard Nursery Opens in Silicon Oasis

The British Orchard nursery has inaugurated its newest facility at Dubai Silicon Oasis (D…

School Fees

Fee Increases Approved for 17 Dubai Schools - Report

A senior official of Dubai's school regulator, The Knowledge and Human Development Author…

New Schools

Private Operator To Provide 6,000 New School Places In 3 Years

Evolvence Capital, one of the major private school operators in the UAE, has said that it…

Society

Results! Poll - Should School Hours Change?

Should school starting hours change? It's a question that is often raised in the UAE and …

New Schools

Relief: 9 New Abu Dhabi Schools Prepare to Open

Caption: Repton, Abu Dhabi, due to open in September 2013 Four Indian schools - Indi…

School Performance

Ministry Orders Closure of Four Nurseries; Warnings Issued

The UAE Ministry of Social Affairs, which conducts regular inspections of nurseries in the…

Society

UAE Authorities Step In to Manage School Meals

The Ministry of Education (MOE) in the UAE is taking direct action to manage the diets of …

Admissions

Summer-Born Children Face 'Major School Disadvantage'

Universities should lower their entry tariff requirements for students born in August to r…

New Schools

Dubai School Places 'Need to Double' In Next Decade

The number of school places available in Dubai needs to increase by 100 percent over the …

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New Schools

World's First Blended Online, Physical School

In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, King’s College online is being launched wi…

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…

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