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…)
International Concept for Education (ICE at Dubai), a new Bilingual International school located in Meydan, Nad El Shiba district. The school will be opening its doors on the 1st of September 2013 for classes starting from Pre-KG to Grade 2 for academic year 2013 – 2014.
The School offers an innovative curriculum with two courses of study French & International Baccalaureate (IB). World-class facilities will also be made available to students to enhance the educational experience.
One school, three languages, two education tracks
Three major languages of communication and culture will be taught to all students: French, English and Arabic.
Students will have the choice of two programs, either: Read more
More than 10,000 British citizens relocate to Dubai every year and many of these are families. For those seeking the right school in the UK to provide their child with an education to equip them for university as well as to find a job, plus a true sense of their own identity, travelling to and from the UK to research potential schools can be expensive and time-consuming.
On 27th and 28th April 2013 twenty leading British schools, including Malborough, The King’s School Cantebury, Bedales and Wellington College have been invited to exhibit at the first Independent Schools Show outside the UK, which will take place at Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina. Read more
‘Spring Break’ for many families in Dubai means endless days at the beach or water parks entertaining the kids and friends & families who have come out to Dubai to escape the Artic conditions still affecting much of Europe. However, for many families in Dubai it also means hours of REVISION as when many of the children especially the teenagers return to school they will be sitting important exams.
Some children may need that extra little bit of help and many parents may soon find out that the way subjects such as Maths is taught these days is not how they were taught in the old days! Or it could be that your child does not work well with you. However help is at hand in Dubai with companies offering tutors.
Tutors can help by giving one-to-one instruction, fill in missing gaps that the child may have missed in the curriculum, help the child understand for example math concepts and even help with revision for exams and entrance tests.
Here is a list of companies in Dubai that offer tutors: Read more
The annual competition run by Al Tamimi Investments, gives UAE-based final year graduates and post-graduate university/college students, which are under 30 years of age a chance to become CEO of their own business supported with full funding and support in making their business idea a reality.
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
Four new schools have recently announced their planned openings this September in Dubai which hopefully will take some of the pressure off for school places in Dubai. The new schools that are opening offer both the English National Curriculum and International Baccalaureate Curriculum and are based around “new Dubai” Read more