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Admissions

How to Apply to a UK School Internationally?

Looking for a UK school for your child from 2021 or beyond? Choosing a school in an unfam…

Society

WSA Home School Diaries: The Sequel

Most, if not all, UAE parents and students will have experienced a second (or, sadly, mor…

Courses & Curricula

IBCP or BTEC? Find the Right Vocational Course

Which vocational course to choose? One option is the International Baccalaureate Careers …

Interviews

Educating Boys, The School Show Podcast

Across the globe, many research reports indicate that girls are outperforming boys …

Schools Closing

GEMS Wellington Primary School to Close

GEMS Education has today confirmed that it will close its 14-year old, Very Good KHDA rat…

Courses & Curricula

IBO 'Dual Route Model' for May 2021 exams

A day after the UK's Pearson organisation announced that its Edexcel Board examinations …

Society

KHDA to regulate Dubai Nurseries and ELCs

The KHDA will become the regulator for all nurseries, kindergartens and Early Learning Ce…

Courses & Curricula

Edexcel Follows OxfordAQA, Exams Cancelled

More international examinations have been cancelled for the summer 2021 season. In an ann…

Society

Are Schools Delivering What Really Matters?

It goes without saying that the pandemic has significantly changed the way we all live, w…

Society

In-School Learning in Abu Dhabi From Feb 14th

In a message on Wednesday morning, the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committe…

School Performance

A Future of Schools Without Examinations?

Over the past two weeks we have seen Summer 2021 season examinations cancelled in England…

New Schools

UK Schools Expand Across China

There was a rapid expansion of UK private schools opening in China last year – and …

Courses & Curricula

OxfordAQA 'Cancels' iGCSE & A-Level Exams

OxfordAQA, one of the largest UK curriculum examination boards, announced today that it …

Schools Closing

Covid Clamp Down on Schools In N. Emirates

Northern Emirates schools will need to move to either Distance Learning, or a "hybrid" in…

Interviews

The School Show Podcast Returns for 2021!

For this episode of WhichSchoolAdvisor.com's podcast, The School Show, our host, Je…

School Performance

How a UAE Education Compares Internationally

Education is described as a “cornerstone of the vision” for the UAE and deliv…

Society

Covid Vaccine Now Available to Senior Students

As more schools close, and confirmed cases of Covid 19 rise across the UAE, news has arri…

Society

Dubai: More Schools Move to Distance Learning

A growing list of schools has switched to distance learning as the UAE reports 3,453 new …

Society

Abu Dhabi: Distance Learning to Continue

School children in Abu Dhabi will continue e-learning (distance learning) for three more …

Courses & Curricula

Nord Anglia Dubai to Offer A Levels and IB DP

NAS Dubai Principal, Matthew Farthing, has announced that the school intends to offer Bri…

Admissions

MOE: Revised Minimum Age for Admissions

Children must now be a minimum of four years old to enrol in KG1/FS2 in school, according…

School Performance

Teacher Assessments to Replace 2021 Exams

Teacher assessments will replace all GCSE and A Level exams in England this year. Educat…

Society

Exam Boards: International Exams May Go Ahead

Both Pearson Edexcel and Cambridge International exam boards have issued statements confi…

Society

Opinion, Summer 2021 Exam Cancellations

It is bitter-sweet to feel as fortunate as we should do about the education we have manag…

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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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