If you are contemplating moving to or you are actually living in the Dubailand area of Dubai the forthcoming Arabian Ranches Education Fair maybe of great interest to you. This event organised by Business Women of Arabian Ranches and Strawberry Events will be the first Education Fair in the Dubailand area.
Over the past 4 years the Dubailand area of Dubai has become a very popular choice for newcomers relocating to Dubai as it offers a good array of housing options catering to families with every budget and now an excellent road system connecting the area to the rest of Dubai. The district Read more
At this time of year, the weather is perfect and residents tend to spend more time outside enjoying the gorgeous weather but unfortunately this also brings it problems for your skin. Here’s some tips from a specialist on how to protect and take care of your, and especially your kids skin.
This near perfect weather makes you want to be at the pool and on the beach even more than usual. This spring, make sure you and your loved ones are protected from the harsh United Arab Emirates (UAE) sun. Dr. Radmila Lukian from the Dubai London Specialty hospital answers some important questions, things you’ll want know in order to protect yourself and your kids. Read more
School is now well underway for kids in Dubai and schedules will be becoming jam packed with football and swimming activities but even at this time of year it is worth keeping a check on how your kid is doing with their academic subjects and if they are falling behind it maybe worth investing one afternoon a week on a tutor.
Your child may just need to go to the Tutor for a couple of weeks or months or it maybe something they do all year. Many parents may soon find out that the way subjects such as Maths is taught these days is not how they were taught in the old days! Or it could be that your child does not work well with you. However, what ever the reason help is at hand in Dubai with companies offering tutors.
Tutors can help by giving one-to-one instruction, fill in missing gaps that the child may have missed in the curriculum, help the child understand for example math concepts and even help with revision for exams and entrance tests.
Here is a list of companies in Dubai that offer tutors: Read more
The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has stated that the school fee increase for the new academic year 2014-15 based on the new resolution passed by the Executive Council of Dubai on Sunday will be 3.48 per cent for “outstanding” schools, 2.61 per cent for “good” and 1.74 per cent for the rest.
The schools, however, can avail of this change only after the Dubai School Inpection Bureau (DSIB) results are made public.
The Executive Council of Dubai had earlier unveiled a resolution to cap the increase in school fees between 5-7 per cent.
This is a parameter that will change annually depending on the ECI (Education Cost Index), performance of the school and inflation.
This year, the KHDA has derived the fee hike based on these calculations. Read more
This weekend sees the start of half-term holidays for many schools in Dubai. This may mean holidays for some families but for many, parents will be working. Again, this raises the question of how to keep the kids busy? Fortunately many activity companies run holiday camps to engage and keep the children active while having great fun. Here is a list of some of the activities available around town next week. Read more
2014 is well under way and most of those New Year resolutions of keeping fit and healthy have probably already drifted to the back of your mind. If you aimed to kick start 2014 with a new healthy life style but didn’t quite manage to get things off the ground we may just have the answer for you!
DuDive springboard and high board diving club, operating at Hamdan Sports Complex, offers adult diving lessons for beginner’s right through to experienced ex-athletes.
Diving offers an all round body workout with numerous benefits: Read more