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Dubai’s GEMS Education eyes Southeast Asian markets in 2015

The firm has a strong presence in the United Arab Emirates and in countries including Qatar, Egypt, Kenya, the United States, Switzerland, Uganda and India

February 9, 2015 4:34

Tehran’s foreign schools shut after embassy attack

International schools in Iran have shut their doors after hardline students stormed the British embassy last week, stoking ordinary Iranians' fears that foreigners are about to pull out of the Islamic Republic ahead of a US or Israeli-led attack.

December 6, 2011 11:39
Learn with Mickey! More disturbing brand diversification…

Learn with Mickey! More disturbing brand diversification…

Animators + film makers x corporate genius / brand power + emerging economy = Disney English schools. Just what the heck is going on here?

July 8, 2010 6:49

Dubai schools prepare to raise tuition fees for next year

Dubai’s Ministry of Education has approved a fee hike of between 15 and 20 percent for six schools.

May 14, 2010 10:58
Don’t poke me

Don’t poke me

Saudi residents are still vary of the H1N1 vaccine, and many refuse to take part in the massive swine flu immunization campaign launched in the kingdom, reports Arab News.

December 21, 2009 9:28

UAE to shut down schools without nurses

Schools in the UAE will be closed down…

October 5, 2009 3:46
Are you reconsidering sending your kid(s) to school this month because of swine flu?
Swine flu’s second wave may be coming

Swine flu’s second wave may be coming

The WHO has warned that with autumn and winter approaching, the outbreak of the H1N1 virus may get worse.

August 24, 2009 10:04
Back to school

Back to school

Much to the chagrin of students across the UAE, the Ministry of Education has clarified that schools that follow international curriculums are not obliged to postpone their academic year to the end of Ramadan.

August 19, 2009 11:52

Dubai educational institutions need new permits

The permit will show the agreed rates of...

August 17, 2009 11:24