In Focus: PISA and TIMSS Articles

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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…

Courses & Curricula

Art To Be More Important than Maths..? PISA

Arts subjects could become more important than maths, according to Andreas Schleicher the…

Best School

Maths & Science: How Is Your School Performing?

The Trends in Mathematics and Science Study, or (TIMSS) as it’s more commonly known…

School Performance

Indian Schools Hitting International Targets

In 2014, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of…

School Performance

England, US Say No to Global Tolerance Test

Schools in England and the US have opted not to take part in the new international Progra…

School Performance

Dubai Recognised For Pioneering Education System

Last night saw the launch of CfBT Education Trust’s, new report: ‘Interestin…

School Performance

New Unified School Inspections Begin

The Dubai School Inspection Bureau at Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) an…

School Performance

KHDA Inspection Report 2014/15: International Assessments

The UAE National Agenda 2021 has set the priority that the country intends to feature in …

Society

Testing Time For Dubai's Parents

Butterflies in the stomach, the anxiety of wondering if you’ll have enough time to …

School Performance

Education Success Not About Money Spent - Pisa

This week, OECD director of education and skills Andreas Schleicher, set about debunking …

Society

UAE Teens Do Six Hours Homework a Week: OECD

Teenagers in the UAE spend an average of 6.2 hours a week on homework, according to a new…

School Fees

AD School Improvements "Slow", but Steady

According to Abu Dhabi based newspaper The National , private, schools in the emirate a…

School Performance

KHDA inspections to Focus on Maths, Science, SEN

The KHDA is to place a sharper focus on maths, science and the provision of SEN in its rep…

School Performance

Problem: UAE Students Bottom of Class - Rankings

The UAE has been placed almost bottom of the class in puzzle solving tests designed to rev…

School Performance

'Transparency in UAE Education Spend Essential': UNESCO

A senior UNESCO education specialist who is currently working with the UAE authorities on…

Courses & Curricula

'Finnish Lessons': Model for Educational Success?

The recent announcement of the PISA results which tested 15 year old children's aptitude a…

Courses & Curricula

For Maths, Asian Education > English

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

School Performance

Dubai Student Maths, Science Progress Below Global Average

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

Courses & Curricula

KHDA Launches IB Partnership as Curriculum Interest Surges

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

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School Performance

A and AS Level Results Day - First Results In

Horizon International School , part of Al Najah Education, has led the charge in releasi…

Society

UK Universities to ‘Soften’ Grade Requirements

Nervous A Level students are likely to welcome the news that university leaders have assu…

Society

A Level, GCSE: Students Get Mock Grade Option

In a further twist to the ongoing and tumultuous story that is this year’s exam gra…

Interviews

New Podcast! Introducing The School Show

The first episode of The School Show , WhichSchoolAdvisor.com’s brand new pod…

School Performance

2020 Results Explained: A Level, GCSE, BTEC

We certainly live in interesting times. Students affected in Scotland for whom approximat…

Interviews

Inspiring Women in Education, Rebecca Gray

We begin our chat with Rebecca Gray, Director of Education at Kings’ Education…

Society

All Sharjah Students Must Have Covid-19 Test

All students, teachers and staff attending private schools in Sharjah must undergo a Covi…

Society

Write A Novel, The Review, Chapters 45-49

The gamut of emotions that ran through my mind as I read Chapters 45-49 in the SchoolsCo…

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