Carian College Advisors, the UAE’s leading independent educational consultancy focusing exclusively on US Admissions, recently announced a scholarship competition for high school students in the UAE. The competition is being launched in honor of November being International Education Month. Carian College Advisors is asking students in their final two years of secondary school to write a 500-word essay about why they want to pursue an undergraduate education in the United States.
The winner of the competition will receive a free Crimson Package from Carian College Advisors, which is the consultancy’s most premium level of advising service. The winner will be privy to unlimited meetings with Carian’s consultants, which would include Read more
Nice cool weather and fresh air make for beautiful outdoor family portraits! There are many factors to consider when creating the perfect exposure, from composition, lighting to clothing choices. If taking your own family photo proves to be too daunting, there are many talented professional photographers to hire in Dubai. There are so many in fact, that making a choice might be difficult. To help you find the perfect photographer for your family, here are some things to consider. Read more
The Brain Workshop is a KHDA approved Dubai-based cognitive skills training center established with the mission of helping children and adults overcome learning difficulties by improving their cognitive weaknesses.
The Brain Workshop’s team of professional and certified trainers implements the American BrainRx program, a well established, scientifically researched program that has helped thousands of children across the world with proven and documented results.
Not only school and university students who are struggling with homework, memory and/or attention can benefit from this program but also advanced students who desire to further sharpen their critical thinking and processing skills. The program, which addresses the root causes of attention and reading problems, offers a great help for children and adults suffering from Dyslexia, ADD and ADHD. Cognitive skills training can also help career professionals improve their job performance and unlock their potential for success. Read more
Joining an already established global network of schools, the Dubai school is set to open its doors to students in September 2014, ready for a new year and able to offer a unique and enriching educational experience. The school is located in Al Barsha within easy access from all communities in Dubai. The school will follow the internationally recognised English National Curriculum for children up to and including Year 8 (age 13) and then grow to offer a full 13 year programme. The school will have a strong focus on what is known as High Performance Learning, a unique approach that helps students go from their individual starting points to high achievement both socially and academically. The curriculum also has an unprecedented focus on the teaching and learning of mother tongue and modern foreign languages; Students attending will be given the choice to learn Arabic, along with French, Spanish, German and Chinese. Read more
CAIS, the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools Group, is hosting two events for potential pupils in the UAE this month. Families are invited to the informal evening reception, where parents and pupils will get a chance to meet representatives from Canada’s top boarding schools, to pick up prospectuses, speak to teachers and find out more about the prestigious Canadian boarding system and educational curricula.
Dubai Reception, October 27, 6.30pm-9.30pm. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. Read more
Children are spending more and more time staring at a screen, be it a computer, television or video games. It is important for parents to engage their children’s time with hobbies. Besides filling up their spare time, hobbies can also be the start of a lifelong passion. Hobbies give children confidence and a sense of accomplishment, boosting their self-esteem. In order to choose the right hobby for your child,ask yourself what natural talent does your child already have? Is you child creative, athletic, etc.. Read more