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5 tips to securing a university place

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For most, the essential step after graduating high school is enrolling in a university before taking a gap year and busking around the globe. We’ve listed a couple of quick tips to help students (and parents) understand what is needed to secure a place in a university.

SchoolVoice scores two awards

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FinancesOnline recently acknowledged SchoolVoice as an efficient platform for simplifying and enhancing communication between schools and parents. With this, not only did our software receive a positive score but it also received FinancesOnline’s Great User Experience and Rising Star awards.

The UAE Education Guide 2018

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How do you know which school is right for your child? We shed some light on factors to help you understand what matters the most when it comes to education this year.

Why ‘mindfulness’ is good for classrooms

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Benefits of mindfulness in the classroom

The essence of childhood has changed over the last decade. Not so long ago, childhood meant playfulness, innocence and beatification. Today it is all about added pressure, extra tuition, music classes, tennis classes, after school extracurricular activities and competitiveness to be better than the rest.

UAE: Empowering the next generation of female athletes

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According to a study by Ernst & Young, 94% of women in senior positions played sports at some point in their lives and over half of them played at university level. Michigan State University research also showed that women that are involved in playing sports are more likely to graduate from college, find a prominent career path, and get employed in any industry regardless of how “male-dominant” it is.

Why you shouldn’t be worried if your kid doesn’t get good grades

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Schools all around the world rant about the importance of grading systems within the education in founding the next generation of leaders and pioneers, yet the word “education” is still widely misunderstood, or more accurately, the concept behind it misrepresented.

How Louvre Abu Dhabi will instill cultural love in students

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Teachers can comfortably take history classes to the forefront of academic syllabus in schools after the inauguration of the long-awaited Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi.

How mobile apps can help students improve their English

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Mobiles and more specifically online apps, are helping students in getting a lot of homework assignments done better and faster. Preparing students for a better skill-set and language prowess became very convenient with technological advancements and mobile applications in this day and age.

Creativity not memorizing, that’s how students learn

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For years, learning in schools has been equated to memorising. The more facts your brain can memorise, the smarter you are. But while all the ‘smart students’ can safely say that they ‘know’ or ‘can answer’ the facts correctly, can they also confidently say that they’ve understood or learned the facts? You know what’s the cosine of π/2, but do you even know what cosine even meant? I bet not.

The Arcadia Preparatory School: Entrepreneurship for six-years-olds

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They say that the biggest of surprises can come from the smallest packages. And this is exactly what elementary school, Arcadia Preparatory, in Dubai is trying to harness from its little students.

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