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October 12, 2017

Back to School Photo Competition – The Winners!

Firstly thank you to everyone who took part. Your entries have given the SchoolsCompared.com team huge smiles as we have worked on the competition to reach this final stage.

While everyone who has taken part is a winner we can ultimately only choose [...]

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October 8, 2017

The Entries: The Back to School Photo Competition

On the following pages you will find the entries for the first SchoolsCompared.com Back to School Photo Competition.

Please do not read anything into the order. They have been entered as they have come in.

The judges are sitting this week, [...]

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September 26, 2017

Starting Your Final Year at School? What You Need to Know

With many UAE students entering their final year of study it is all too easy to focus on impending year-end exams – and forget about why you are sitting those exams.

For most students, the purpose of examinations is not an end in itself, but [...]

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August 29, 2017

OPINION, UAE Results 2017, Students Passing, Schools Failing?

We have been here before. Results across the UAE have been, on the whole, fabulous. But we did not expect less than this. This was always going to be a fixed result with examining boards guaranteeing not to disadvantage the guinea pigs sitting new exams [...]
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August 15, 2017

Acing IB and A Level, & The Last 2 Years of School

Specially commissioned by SchoolsCompared.com, and with the new school year fast approaching, we bring you the Insider’s Guide to getting the best from Secondary education – whether by pushing your grades by up two places or knowing what to do if [...]

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July 17, 2017

Complete Abu Dhabi School Listing with Ratings and Fees

For an analysis of the findings, along with the best schools in Abi Dhabi, then click here for ‘Abu Dhabi’s 17 Best Schools‘.

School Name Curriculum Adec Overall 2016/2017  – Band Adec Overall 2016/2017  – [...]
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July 17, 2017

Officially Abu Dhabi’s 17 Best Schools – 2017 ADEC Ratings

Updated September 2017 

The final round of ADEC inspection results (the Irtiqaa reports) for the last batch of schools were released at the end of June. Here we detail of the current state of education in the emirate according to its [...]

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July 11, 2017

UAE IB Diploma Results 2016/17

Updated October 2017 IB results released so far by UAE IB Diploma schools. Note, not all schools release their exam result data. GEMS Education schools represent a particularly large group of schools that choose not to uniformly release an average [...]
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June 17, 2017

Best Schools for Performing Arts, Abu Dhabi, Dubai

 

Historically, Music, Dance and Drama were viewed by many parents as non-core activities that did little to support their children academically. Today, the body of research that supports the Performing Arts as an important tool [...]

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May 21, 2017

The 10 New Dubai Schools Coming in 2017-18

The KHDA has announced a list of 10 new schools expected to open for the 2017-18 academic year – meaning more choice for parents. The majority of the schools will offer UK curriculum (in some cases with the IB Diploma programme at Sixth Form), [...]
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May 18, 2017

KHDA Inspection Reports 2017 – Best Newly Inspected Schools

In the latest round of KHDA inspections, 11 schools were inspected for the first time. Their results showed that the majority – 6 schools – were rated “Good” – meeting the level expected by the KHDA, and above the minimum requirement of [...]

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May 17, 2017

Post 16 Education – The Best Sixth Forms, High Schools in Dubai, KHDA 2017

Post 16 Education – the background to the SchoolsCompared Best Sixth Form and High Schools in Dubai for 2017

In this, the latest of our Post 16 Education Guides series, we look at the very best schools for 16+ provision in Dubai in 2017-18– and [...]

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May 17, 2017

KHDA Inspection Reports 2017: What’s Up, Down, Outstanding, And Weak? Plus Your New School Fees

The much-awaited KHDA Inspection reports are published today and parents will be able to go on-line to check full details of how their child’s school has performed.  But more importantly perhaps, they can see whether their current school has been [...]
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May 16, 2017

KHDA School Inspections, What to Expect, Plus 2017/18 Fee Impact

The annual KHDA inspection reports are due out this week. SchoolsCompared.com has been keeping its ear to the ground so that we can give you advance notice of what we expect to see.

 

What to expect

All Dubai schools – other [...]

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May 13, 2017

How to Read KHDA Reports to Discover the Best School For You

The annual KHDA inspection reports are expected to be released in mid-May.  Almost all schools that have been operational for more than two years will have been through an inspection during the current academic year, and the release of the reports is [...]
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May 1, 2017

Getting into a Top UK University – a How To Guide

Part 1.

Leaving school – the big questions

Of all the questions facing young men and women in schools across the emirates thinking about their eventual leaving school and seeking a route into Higher education rather than Industry, the most [...]

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April 20, 2017

Best Schools for Sport in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Our Guide to the best leagues and competitions for schools showed which competitive sports are the most popular among UAE schools and how schools across a range of curricula perform against each other in the most popular sports. Our list of [...]
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April 20, 2017

Best Leagues, Competitions for School Sports in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, UAE

In a country with relatively small numbers of students compared with more established countries, there seems to be a perception that the range of available sports and quality of sports coaching in schools – particularly for competitive sports – [...]
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April 11, 2017

My Child Did Not Get a School Place. What Can I Do?

After all the research and preparation, culminating in the application and, perhaps, assessment, hopefully, you will receive an offer from your preferred school. It can be enormously disappointing for both you and your child, after all this effort, if [...]
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April 10, 2017

Application and Assessment – What Happens Next?

You’ve completed your research, determined which is the right curriculum and right school for your child, and now it’s time to take the next step.

Whilst many schools will not permit you to apply until the academic year prior to the one [...]

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Dovecote Green Community – “Spooky” Fun Day Event

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm +04
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GEMS New Millennium School – Al Khail Tours

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am GST
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GEMS World Academy Guided Tours

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am GST
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GEMS Founders School Guided Tour

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am +04
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