Dubai has a wide variety of International schools. Many schools have long waiting lists, so finding a school near your home might not always be as easy as in your home country. Expat Echo Dubai has compiled a list to help you on your way. (more…)
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
Here is a list of documents needed when applying to a school in Dubai.
Make sure you also check the schools official requirements! 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
You’re all excited as you have finally clinched that great job in Dubai. Sunshine all year long and great hospitality on your doorstep but it is the search for schools that is on your mind. Dubai is lucky enough to be served by many excellent schools, some attaining outstanding results but with so many listed on the Internet, how do you choose? Well, if possible try not to sign on a property until you have secured school places for your child as you could find yourself traveling unnecessary kilometers each day, driving children to and from school and activities. Read more
As a new arrival in Dubai or even as a seasoned expat having lived in Dubai for many years when it comes to choosing the right curriculum for your child it can be overwhelming as school and their curriculums have probably changed a lot since you were at school. So here is a brief explanation of the various international curriculums you will see on offer at schools in the UAE.