Education in the UAE

Dubai Heights Academy

‘School is far more than a place to work and learn. It is also where we begin to build relationships with other people, find out how we work collaboratively, develop a sense of ourselves and discover how we as individuals fit into our world and society.’   Conveniently located in Al Barsha, just between Hessa… Read More »


Dubai International Academy

  Dubai International Academy is now one of the most highly sought after schools in Dubai, as its waiting list reflects!  Opened by Innoventures in 2005, it was the first school in Dubai to offer the IB programme all the way through, starting with the Primary Years Programme (PYP), through the Middle Years Programme (MYP)… Read More »


Making Learning Arabic Fun

  If your children are growing up in the UAE, they have the most fantastic opportunity to learn Arabic and perhaps even to return back to their home country completely bilingual. Having a secret language to impress their friends with or being able to chat to siblings without parents knowing what they are on about… Read More »


New to Dubai – GEMS Nations Academy

Their mission: “To graduate future leaders and responsible global citizens by developing every child’s potential for creativity, character, and academic achievement.” You cannot listen to a radio station in Dubai at the moment without hearing about the GEMS Nations Academy. This will be the latest addition to their US curriculum offering in the UAE (Gems… Read More »


Jumeirah College Dubai

Nearly every parent I see who is considering education in Dubai has a short list of schools they want to know more about and nearly every list features Jumeirah College. Established in 1999 and located in Jumeriah, it has just scored its 6th outstanding in a row. It is one of the GEMS’ groups premium… Read More »