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Interviews

Video: My Favourite Teacher, St.John Cooper

https://vimeo.com/61790259 Dubai Big Bus' New Business Director, and "the man behind t…

Society

Attempted Dubai Abductions Put Parents On Alert

Two attempted abductions of teenage schoolgirls in Dubai have led to warnings being poste…

University

Is the UK still the right destination for University?

Outside the chosen few, there is cause for alarm. Traditionally, the strength in depth …

School Performance

Dubai School Pays Damages for 'Negligent Teaching'

A father has successfully sued a private school in Dubai for an alleged failure by the sc…

University

Enrolment in Higher Education 'Up 11%' in Dubai

Student enrolment in higher education institutions in Dubai has risen by 11 per cent in …

Courses & Curricula

For Maths, Asian Education > English

The English education community is presently suffering a moment of self doubt as two new s…

Interviews

Video: My favourite teacher by Buffi Jashanmal

https://vimeo.com/60318879 Dubai’s own Buffi Jashanmal shot to global fame for h…

New Schools

Kings' To Open Two New Branches in Sept 2014

One of Dubai's most popular schools, Kings' School , is to open two new branches in…

Interviews

Video: Teacher Tribute by Isobel Abulhoul

WhichSchoolAdvisor.com spoke to Isobel Abulhoul about her favourite teacher, and what she…

Interviews

Video: 'Teacher Tribute' by Aspen Aman, Publisher

As part of a series of tributes, WhichSchoolAdvisor.com conducted a number of interview…

School Fees

No Increase in School Fees in 2013/14, Unless...

The headline news is that private schools in Dubai will not be able to raise fees this aca…

Society

School Buses - Should You Be Worried?

If you're a Dubai parent worried about sending your children on the school bus, statistica…

University

UK University Private School "Discrimination"

The debate over whether state or private school students suffer discrimination and unfairn…

Appointments

Repton Abu Dhabi Reveals 'Launch' Headmaster

Repton Abu Dhabi, which is due to open in September of this year, has appointed Robert Re…

Courses & Curricula

A-Level Changes Evoke 'Storm of Criticism'

The proposed changes to the British Curriculum A-Level system announced this week by UK E…

Society

HBMeU targets 2.5m students with Facebook courses

Hamdan Bin Mohammad e-University (HBMeU) in Dubai has launched an online initiative that o…

New Schools

Up To 100 New Schools Needed in Abu Dhabi, Says ADEC

Up to 100 new private schools will be required in Abu Dhabi over the coming seven years t…

School Fees

Parents Offer To 'Pay Double' To Keep School Open

A group of parents have approached GEMS the operator of Westminster School and have offer…

Society

Dubai's First School Celebrates 100th Birthday

Al Ahmadiya School, Dubai's first regular school, has marked its centenary this week.  Th…

School Fees

Westminster Students and Pupils 'Vent' Via Social Media

The announcement of the closure of Westminster School in Dubai has sparked a social med…

School Fees

GEMS to Close Westminster School, Cites Low Fees

From June 2014 4,800 students could be without a school after private education provider…

School Performance

Dubai Student Maths, Science Progress Below Global Average

Is Dubai a good place to educate your child? Comparing academic performance with pee…

School Performance

Abu Dhabi Parent Frustrations Expressed in New Survey

A new study by the Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec) which surveyed more than 50,000 pare…

New Schools

Cranleigh to Open 'Elite Campus' in Abu Dhabi

Cranleigh School, a British independent school, is to open what it terms 'an elite campus…

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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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