Education in the UAE

Finding the right school in Dubai

Our Gabbitas Story: Meet the Pasquino Family The Pasquino family – Giuseppe, Caroline, Leon and Anna – were concerned about finding the right school in Dubai before making the move to the UAE from Belgium.   Guiseppe was being relocated by his company to set up a business over in the UAE, and they approached Gabbitas… Read More »

New Schools in Dubai: UK Curriculum Schools

The new academic year 2018/19 is set for a bumper crop of new schools in Dubai. On the one hand this is good news for parents, bringing increased diversity and competition for the market. But with so many schools starting up in Dubai, each once has to be clear about what they are offering and… Read More »

Nord Anglia International School Dubai

“We believe there is no limit to what your child can achieve” Part of being in the worldwide Nord Anglia family is being committed to the shared statement ‘Be Ambitious’. Expectations at Nord Anglia International School Dubai (NAS Dubai) are no different. In this blog, we look at how high-class learning is supported by global… Read More »

New Dubai Inclusion Framework announced

In November, Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) announced the new Dubai Inclusion Framework aimed at improving inclusive education in all sectors across the city. With an aspiration of being fully inclusive by 2020, they are certainly aiming high with the framework providing clear information on how procedures and standards must change in both private and… Read More »

UKiset Benefits: Where does your child fit in relation to their UK peers?

Are you concerned about where your child fits academically compared to their UK peers? We share how UKiset can help you find out where they fit on an international level. As a parent of a child at school in the Middle East, it can be a challenge to know where your child fits when comparing… Read More »

Dubai College: School Profile

“A community of excellence at the heart of the city” Mike Lambert, Head of Dubai College   Dubai College is a Dubai ‘institution’. Established in 1978, it is one of the oldest and certainly one of the best known secondary schools in Dubai. In this Dubai school profile, we look at what makes Dubai College… Read More »

UAE VAT – implications for private schools

With VAT in the UAE going live in January 2018, we look at some of the key concerns and questions affecting the private education sector   A bit of background In 2016, the GCC member states agreed to implement a common VAT framework. The aim being to start diversifying the regional economies and effectively respond… Read More »

Cranleigh School: School Profile

‘A community which combines the best of British Education with a strong flavour of Abu Dhabi, Emirati culture and the cosmopolitan nature of the city.’ The Times Education Supplement has just released their nominees for the International School of the Year 2018. And it is good news for expat parents in the Gulf: three of… Read More »

Dubai Heights Academy: School Profile

‘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 Street… Read More »