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Thinking About Changing Your Child’s School?

Thinking About Changing Your Child’s School?

You are not alone according the WSA School survey. A very high 53% of parents have at some time thought about changing the school of their child. The percentage... Read On

Positive News: UAE Schools Highly Recommended

Positive News: UAE Schools Highly Recommended

Overall this must be considered the most positive statistic for schools in the UAE that comes out of the WSA School Survey: Over 6 in 10 of the parents... Read On

‘Less Chat, Please, Indian School Teachers!’ – KHDA Recommendations

‘Less Chat, Please, Indian School Teachers!’ – KHDA Recommendations

The newly published KHDA report for Private Schools 2012-13 has made specific recommendations for schools across each curriculum. Below is a summary of the key recommendations: – A few... Read On

Number of Dubai’s ‘Outstanding’ Schools Rises to 12

Number of Dubai’s ‘Outstanding’ Schools Rises to 12

Twelve schools have been rated Outstanding by the KHDA, Dubai’s education regulator, for 2012-2013, one more than in the previous inspection year. Nine of them are UK curriculum schools,... Read On

No Increase in School Fees in 2013/14, Unless…

No Increase in School Fees in 2013/14, Unless…

The headline news is that private schools in Dubai will not be able to raise fees this academic year (2013-2014) according to the KHDA. However, as always there are... Read On

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Students at Unsatisfactory Indian Schools ‘Double’

A worrying trend has emerged among Indian curriculum schools in Dubai, according the The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), the body responsible for regulating primary and secondary education... Read On

Dubai Student Maths, Science Progress Below Global Average

Dubai Student Maths, Science Progress Below Global Average

Is Dubai a good place to educate your child? Comparing academic performance with peers internationally is no easy feat, but international assessment in mathematics and science show students in the... Read On

Abu Dhabi Parent Frustrations Expressed in New Survey

Abu Dhabi Parent Frustrations Expressed in New Survey

A new study by the Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec) which surveyed more than 50,000 parents in the emirate and whose results were published in UAE newspaper Gulf News,... 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 kept busy with 74 complaints against schools in 30 days…

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 Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) according to a Gulf News report. Their concerns range from... Read On

KHDA Seeks to Punish DASS over Unapproved Closure

KHDA Seeks to Punish DASS over Unapproved Closure

Dubai American Scientific School asked parents on Saturday to keep their children home until Thursday. It said it was updating systems, including CCTV cameras, as required by a US... Read On

Abu Dhabi Makes Major Strides in Eliminating Illiteracy

Abu Dhabi Makes Major Strides in Eliminating Illiteracy

There has been a massive improvement in the level of literacy within the emirate of Abu Dhabi over the past four decades, according to statistics released by the Statistics... Read On

Abu Dhabi Schools Score Well in GCSE Results

Abu Dhabi Schools Score Well in GCSE Results

Pupils at Abu Dhabi’s largest British school have been celebrating the school’s best ever GCSE results which contrasts with the general trend in the UK where overall results have... Read On

One out of 2 UAE Children Now Getting Private Tuition

One out of 2 UAE Children Now Getting Private Tuition

Almost every second school student in Dubai now goes to an after-school private tutor according to figures cited in UAE newspaper Gulf News, which reports the “Shadow Education” market... Read On

Bumper Year for CBSE results

Bumper Year for CBSE results

The class 10 results for the Indian curriculum Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams were announced Thursday, with 98 per cent of the 6000 students studying in the... Read On

Dubai Outstanding Schools Triple

Dubai Outstanding Schools Triple

The number of students studying at private schools rated outstanding by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has tripled over the last 12 months, according to the latest... Read On

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