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‘Moral Education’ to be Taught by all UAE Schools

‘Moral Education’ to be Taught by all UAE Schools

ADEC has released more information on the new Moral Education curriculum component which is to be piloted across 24 public and 28 private schools this month. The moral education... Read On

The UAE and Education in 2016, A WSA Infographic

The UAE and Education in 2016, A WSA Infographic

New schools, KHDA and ADEC ratings, examination results, curriculum changes, new regulations… Did we capture the defining points of education in the United Arab Emirates in 2016? If not,... Read On

Abu Dhabi Schools To Teach UAE Identity

Abu Dhabi Schools To Teach UAE Identity

ADEC has announced it will be launching a new initiative in private schools to encourage respect for the Emirati culture and promote national identity called the Hawayeti programme. Fifty... Read On

KHDA Launches Free Book Delivery For Children

KHDA Launches Free Book Delivery For Children

The KHDA announced today it will be offering parents across the Emirate free book delivery in conjunction with the Careem app, the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature and Dar Al... Read On

5 Days To Enter Festival Of Literature Readers’ Cup

5 Days To Enter Festival Of Literature Readers’ Cup

Calling all ‘Book-Worms!’ Do you know, there’s only five days left to register your child’s team for the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature ‘Readers’ Cup Competition?’ This annual Festival... Read On

Abu Dhabi’s Schools Get Child Protection Policy

Abu Dhabi’s Schools Get Child Protection Policy

A new child protection policy will now cover all Abu Dhabi students under the age of 18, it was revealed yesterday. ADEC developed the policy in response to the... Read On

New Ambassador Vows To Improve & Develop Pakistani School Sector

New Ambassador Vows To Improve & Develop Pakistani School Sector

Newly appointed Pakistani Ambassador Moazzam Ahmad Khan has said he will make developing the Pakistani education sector- one of his biggest concerns. Speaking to Gulf News, Khan said he... Read On

Dubai Schools Lead The Way On Renewable Energy

Dubai Schools Lead The Way On Renewable Energy

Ten Dubai private schools accommodating over 19,000 students will launch a new roof-top solar panel project, it has been revealed. The first schools to sign up for the project... Read On

New Toy Hospital Initiative For Dubai

New Toy Hospital Initiative For Dubai

A new initiative by the KHDA will see children afraid of doctors and hospitals able to take their sick toys for medical treatment in Dubai. The programme, will give children... Read On

The Price of Education? 1,338,562 AED

The Price of Education? 1,338,562 AED

A WhichSchoolAdvisor.com study has found that some Dubai parents will spend as much as 1.3 million AED to educate their child. If that sounds worrying, those coming to the UAE post... Read On

New Academic Year: New ‘Device’ Safety

New Academic Year: New ‘Device’ Safety

It’s a brand new academic year, and for most of us that means a whole host of ‘new year’ resolutions, everything from better bedtimes to dedicated reading periods, less... Read On

The Back-to-School Sleep Calculator Taking The Internet By Storm

The Back-to-School Sleep Calculator Taking The Internet By Storm

For many parents, the shift from relaxed holiday sleep patterns to back-to-school bedtimes can be a nightmare!  If you’ve let your child’s sleep slide throughout the holidays, and are... Read On

51 Abu Dhabi Schools Prepare to Raise Fees

51 Abu Dhabi Schools Prepare to Raise Fees

School fee increases have been approved for 51 private Abu Dhabi schools for the 2016-2017 academic year. 39 schools were denied permission to increase fees. Abu Dhabi currently has 186... Read On

Dubai British Foundation Receives Malicious Hoax Email

Dubai British Foundation Receives Malicious Hoax Email

Yesterday, Dubai British Foundation was forced to evacuate the premises after a malicious email was received by administration staff. In a letter to parents, principal Sue Carpenter said, “following... Read On

British Teachers: Where is the Love?

British Teachers: Where is the Love?

Other articles in the survey: UAE Teacher Turnover: Sky High – Or Just Average? 3 in 4 Teachers ‘Looking for New Job’ Revealed: How To Keep The Best Teachers... Read On

American School Teachers: Over Sold by Over Here

American School Teachers: Over Sold by Over Here

Other articles in the survey: UAE Teacher Turnover: Sky High – Or Just Average? 3 in 4 Teachers ‘Looking for New Job’ Revealed: How To Keep The Best Teachers... Read On

School Scam Exposed after WSA tip off

School Scam Exposed after WSA tip off

A tip-off to XPRESS newspaper by WhichSchoolAdvisor.com has revealed a new scam in the UAE with con men targeting teachers by offering them jobs in a non-existent school in... Read On

Opinion: The Art of Education

Opinion: The Art of Education

Article by Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, courtesy of Gulf News. I am often asked about the history of arts education in UAE public schools. Few are aware that mid-20th... Read On

Effects Of Bullying: Worse Than Previously Thought

Effects Of Bullying: Worse Than Previously Thought

A new study published recently in the Lancet Psychiatry journal, highlights the effects of bullying and concludes that peer bullying has a more detrimental long term effect on children than maltreatment by... Read On

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