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Academics Launch ‘Stinging Attack’ on UK Curriculum

Academics Launch ‘Stinging Attack’ on UK Curriculum

A group of leading British professors of education have launched a stinging attack on changes being made to the UK national curriculum by the current UK government. In a... Read On

New Regulations ‘Welcomed By Schools in Abu Dhabi’

New Regulations ‘Welcomed By Schools in Abu Dhabi’

A massive overhaul of the regulations governing the operation of private schools in Abu Dhabi has begun with the publication yesterday of new legislation. The new laws regulate every aspect of... Read On

For Maths, Asian Education > English

For Maths, Asian Education > English

The English education community is presently suffering a moment of self doubt as two new studies suggest the country’s best and brightest are still two years behind their Asian... Read On

New Indian School Year, Admission Fears

New Indian School Year, Admission Fears

Indian curriculum schools throughout the UAE have been fielding calls from parents anxious to secure a prized place for their children in time for the beginning of the new... Read On

A-Level Changes Evoke ‘Storm of Criticism’

A-Level Changes Evoke ‘Storm of Criticism’

The proposed changes to the British Curriculum A-Level system announced this week by UK Education Secretary Michael Gove have received an unenthusiastic response from head teachers and university leaders.... Read On

‘National Identity’ To Be Taught Under New Regulations

‘National Identity’ To Be Taught Under New Regulations

All private schools in the UAE will be required to teach courses related to ‘national identity’ from the beginning of the new academic year in 2013, according to the... Read On

70% of American Schools In Dubai ‘Not Accredited’

70% of American Schools In Dubai ‘Not Accredited’

Only nine of the 30 schools offering an American education in Dubai are fully accredited to do so according the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA).  The startling finding... Read On

KHDA Launches IB Partnership as Curriculum Interest Surges

KHDA Launches IB Partnership as Curriculum Interest Surges

Schools following the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum in Dubai are facing high demand, with enrolments growing by 66 percent, according to a Gulf News report. As a result the... Read On

Dubai Schools Set For “British” Test

Dubai Schools Set For “British” Test

How well are schools that say they are following the British curriculum in Dubai, doing so? That’s the question the independent “British Schools Overseas” (BSO) assessment will soon answer... Read On

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