“Children grow up so quick” – how many times have you heard that being said? When you were a child, you felt you would be a child forever and it is only when you become a parent yourself, you realize that phrase is so true. One minute your baby was barely able to hold it’s head up and next thing you know, you are being told to register them for nursery. 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
Many parents moving to Dubai struggle to find independent and impartial advice on which nurseries to register their children at. This is set to change with the UAE introducing a government rating system. Every childrens nursery will be inspected and given a rating ranging from excellent to unacceptable. The ministry plans to publish the nursery ratings on-line. Read more
The Kensington Nursery delivers the British Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) programme, one of the most respected pre-school programmes world-wide. There are 6 main learning goals with-in the programne: Social and Emotional development: Communication, language and Literacy; problem solving reasoning and Numeracy; Knowledge and Understanding of the World; Physical Development and Creative Expression. Read more
Early Years Educational Services Middle East (EYES) is a team of an highly experienced educational trainers and consultants based in Knowledge Village, Dubai. January and February will see the launch of some more of their popular, short Continuing Professional Development Courses. These courses are open to educationalists working in Early Years and some of the courses may also be relevant to parents as well. The courses are all taught by highly qualified and experienced Early Years teachers. Read more