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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.  The…

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 G…

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…

University

UK is 'Top Higher Education Destination for UAE Students'

The UK continues to be the destination of choice for students from the UAE undertaking thi…

Courses & Curricula

'National Identity' To Be Taught Under New Regulations

All private schools in the UAE will be required to teach courses related to 'national iden…

Courses & Curricula

70% of American Schools In Dubai 'Not Accredited'

Only nine of the 30 schools offering an American education in Dubai are fully accredited t…

School News

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New Schools

GEMS to launch 10 new schools, 30,000 new places

GEMS Education , the single largest provider of education in the UAE has announced plans…

Society

Fries and Chocolate Off the Menu at Government Schools

Government schools will be barred from serving fried meals and food high in sugar or salt …

Society

Study: Education Leaves Emiratis 'Unprepared' For Rigours of Work

Young Emiratis are leaving education largely unprepared for the demands of the workplace, …

School Performance

KHDA kept busy with 74 complaints against schools in 30 days...

Parents have lodged 74 complaints against Dubai’s private schools this month at the…

School Performance

KHDA Seeks to Punish DASS over Unapproved Closure

Dubai American Scientific School asked parents on Saturday to keep their children home u…

Courses & Curricula

KHDA Launches IB Partnership as Curriculum Interest Surges

Schools following the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum in Dubai are facing hi…

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 of …

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…

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Society

Next Week: Everyone Back to School!

Parents will be rejoicing, students maybe slightly less so with the notification that all…

Schools Closing

Dubai: Covid Restrictions Extended 2 Weeks

In a note to principals, the KHDA has extended the current rules put in place to prevent …

Appointments

RGS Dubai: New Principal Appointed

One of Dubai’s newest schools, The Royal Grammar School Guildford, Dubai has made…

Schools Closing

Northern Emirates Extend Distance Learning

Distance learning will be extended for a further week at government schools and universit…

International Boarding

UK Boarding Schools Offering the IB

While the International Baccalaureate is normally associated with American and fee-paying…

Choosing A School

Online Schools: Studying for I/GCSEs and A Levels

An online student at Minerva's Virtual Academy An online education provides a f…

New Schools

Hard Hat Tour: GEMS Al Khaleej International

The GEMS Al Khaleej International School community has an exciting year ahead, as the t…

Surveys

Happiness and You: Happiness Survey '21, Pt 1

The first Happiness Survey was run in 2014, and has been run annually since 2018, allowin…

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