US President Barack Obama, who lived in Indonesia as a boy, shone a spotlight on Third Culture Kids during his election campaign. His inter-cultural childhood instilled in him the aptitude for cultural sensitivity and cautious deliberation that gratifies his supporters and makes his detractors tear their hair out. Read more
WOW! Coming in May 2012 the newest Sports Craze to hit Dubai! The British Business Group Dubai & Northern Emirates (BBG) presents for the first time in Dubai JorkyBall! 2 versus 2 version of football is fast paced and takes its influence from Squash! The BBG support business through sport and JorkyBall. The tournament will take place in a new purpose-built sport center in Al Quoz. Sure to be a great hit! Read more
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