April 28 – June 16, 2012 | DUCTAC
Dubomedy Arts School (DAS) proudly announces their Spring Term! Have you always wanted to try stand up comedy, tap dance, improv, or brush up on your writing and performance? Here’s your chance! This is the last full term of the school year before the summer heat hits! Register now for these exciting courses which are full 8 week programs with added coaching and final performance. Check out the detailed schedule below. Read more
Last week the media announced that the Ministry of Education & Higher Education had declared that all schools, regardless of curriculum, will have the same holidays starting from September 2012. This was welcomed news to many Dubai residents who have children at different schools however, one negative impact on this announcement will be that everyone will now be scrambling to leave and return from vacation at the same time. This will result in low availability of seats and inflated fares. Read more
When relocating to Dubai you may find that you end up sending your children to different schools for a variety of reasons, whether it be that one of your children is of secondary age and the others are in primary school or quite simply, it was impossible to get them all into the same school.
One of the major problems facing parents in this scenario is that many of the schools have different holidays. Today however, it has been reported that the Ministries of Education and Higher Education have declared “that holidays for all public and private schools, colleges and universities in all curricula across the UAE will be unified from the next academic year.” Read more
Bursting with energy and feel good fun, The First Group Theatre brings you for the first time ever to Dubai, A Tribute To Glee And Other Gleeful Tunes! Produced by Paul Tyrer and directed by West End’s Carol Todd, the Dubai edition of the show will feature ten original cast members from the UK, accompanied by some talented children chosen locally from Dubai’s very own Glee club. Read more
The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) said its new fee structure would be based on school inspection grades and an “educational cost index” calculated by the Dubai Statistics Centre. Read more
This week Move One’s Luanna and her family visited the Dubai Animal Rescue Centre (DARC), to find out more about this interesting project and to see how Move One’s Pet Transportation division can better provide support in future. DARC is a Dubai based sanctuary dedicated to the rescue, treatment, care and welfare of lost, abandoned and injured animals. Including exotics, birds, tortoises, equine, rodents and more. This sanctuary is a family-run initiative whereby every Dirham earned is spent on feeding, transporting, healing, training and maintenance of the animals in DARC’s care – all of which is located in a standard family villa in the heart of Al Barsha 1. Read more