With music, nose clips and big smiles, Synquatics, introduces synchronised swimming lessons in Dubai for the very first time. They have teamed up with M&S sports to offer 60 minute sessions at Safa Private School Swimming Pool.
Swimmers will learn several key skills that will allow them to master control of the water using specific hand and leg movements. The session is completed with choreographed routine on music guaranteeing a callenging, fun and creative class that you will be sure to enjoy! Read more
Have you thought about drama school? DRAMA SCENE is the UAE’s leading drama school and is a fantastic activity for kids of all ages, boys and girls alike, from age 3 to 18.
Founded by long-time Dubai resident, Ferne Reynolds Latgan, DRAMA SCENE is the only UAE school accredited to and affiliated with the prestigious LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art). The school, specialising in acting, musical Read more
The Perfect Help believes that a multi-cultural community such as Dubai requires a unique approach to the training of child injury prevention and Paediatric first aid.
Their tailored programmes are designed for parents and caregivers, considering both cultural and language barriers to maximise on the learning potential. Households in Dubai rely greatly on home help where parenting styles, and focus on safety measures, can differ from country to country. The Perfect Help presents you with a programme based on best practice and simple guidelines, which can massively impact the safety of your children in and around the home. Read more
There is nothing more distressing for a parent than to see one’s child struggle at school. Many times there maybe an underlying problem such as ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia or Dyscalculia but these problems need to be professionally assessed and treated.
We have put together a list of specialized clinics here in Dubai to help your child and/or teenager should they suffer from learning or emotional difficulties. Read more
Bringing up teenagers in any city in the world has it’s trials and tribulations but for a huge expat community being a parent of a teenager suddenly means a whole new set of responsibilities. And while our children were little, no one will deny that having a maid to help out with the domestic drudgery meant we had more time to explore stimulating classes and play sessions but no amount of staff (well maybe a driver would help!) can provide respite from the often fraught path of teenage life.
Many of us have spent part of our summers back in our home countries where often teenagers can dress differently, behave differently, speak differently and importantly the repercussions of their behaviour are dealt with differently by the authorities than they are here. That’s not to say one system is better than the other, there are problems everywhere but this is where we live so we need to work within the confines of the norms here. Read more
Expat Echo Dubai is proud to be an online media partner for Back to School, an event which aims to inspire, educate and entertain thousands of Dubai youngsters ahead of the new academic year. If you are not sure what to do with your children after the summer holidays because they have tried everything under the sun and need something new, fun and interactive then Back to School is the event for you. Taking place from 13 – 15 September at Meydan, you and your children will experience a range of activities, products, games and the latest developments relevant to the youth market here in the UAE. Read more