Schools in the UAE need to consider the fact that we live in a rapidly shrinking world. Students, these days, are part of a much larger global community. They’re used to questioning their place in the world – and this is very much the case in the UAE, where many students have come here from other part of the world. Here are just some of the ways that schools can both act local and think global.
The book-buying market has been booming. And it isn’t the baby boomers enjoying the number one position in the market. Surprisingly it is the Millennials.
Children are wonderful little creatures. They really are. One day they’re yodeling your name when you’re giving them a birthday present and the next they’re just screeching to get a toy or not sleep early. We can’t change that, but we can help pave their resilience.
Online education is gaining popularity quite fast nowadays. In 2002, a state showed that nearly one in four students take at least some college courses online.
Autumn is here and so is the fun packed things you and your child could do. Long school schedules, busy hours for parents could mean not enough time for outdoor activities. Worry not, SchoolVoice has a couple good ideas you can do.
In the Arab world, Meditation has been the “it” word among adults for quite some time. Meditation videos are going viral and mindfulness coaches (also called mentors) and centers are making good money. Throwing around words like mindfulness, meditation, calmness and inner peace will get your audience’s undivided attention.
During school, we all got nostalgic for these things that kept us jittering in days before the internet made such an impact. If you were lucky enough to learn about them during your computer science or business management classes, you will understand why they were the “it” in the 90s.
The role of a school principal, to say the least, is like walking on a tight rope. They are the leaders who guide a school collectively on the right path. While the duties of a school principal are more or less similar worldwide, we’ve seen a drastic change in the same over the past decade. No longer are they mere supervisors of schools, but are thought leaders who build an effective team of teachers to mould and nurture able students for a better tomorrow. The question is – who makes an effective principal or what kind of qualities does an effective principal have?
A good teacher is any school’s greatest asset. They are high in demand and rare in supply. The best investment any school can make for its students is to recruit the best, most talented teachers, because good teachers inspire and motivate good students.