In Focus: PISA and TIMSS Articles

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School Performance

Dubai Tops TIMSS target; Indian Schools Lead

The latest TIMSS results for Science and Maths at Grade 4 and 8 show strong improvement f…

School Performance

Asia Tops Global Science, Maths Rankings

Students in Singapore and East Asia continue to top the rankings for science and maths,…

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 s…

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 are…

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

Opinion: Unleashing Learning Potential

Children thrive when they have ownership of their own learning in all areas of their life…

Best School

Cool School Libraries from Around the World

International school libraries look very different today. The rows of long tables, antiqu…

Courses & Curricula

International Schools in the UAE

Many parents will know that private school choices in the UAE are dominated by Indian, Br…

Society

Cognita Acquires Horizon English School

Global schools group Cognita has acquired Horizon English School , a long established, K…

Schools Closing

'One of a Kind’ Riverston School Dubai Closes

Riverston School Dubai has officially closed. Almost unique in the UAE, it was initially…

Interviews

Future School Leaders, Katie Williams

Katie Williams is in the midst of helping design Fairgreen International School ’s…

School Performance

Top Schools 'Oscars' Back On for 2021

All 26 categories of the Top Schools Awards, the 'Education Oscars', have been revealed, …

Interviews

The School Show Podcast 8: For The Girls

In last week's episode of The School Show, we looked at all things related to educa…

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