By: Ana Lia Alonso, Valentina Blanco, Meliza Lazaroff
education In Dubai
Introduction <ul><li>Education in Dubai encompasses the many levels of primary, secondary and collegiate education catering to various ethnic and linguistic groups. </li></ul><ul><li>There are many public and private schools </li></ul><ul><li>The medium of instruction in public schools is Arabic with emphasis on English as a second language </li></ul><ul><li>While most of the private schools use English as their medium of instruction. </li></ul><ul><li>The Dubai Education Council was established in July 2005 to develop the education sector in Dubai. </li></ul>
<ul><li>the numbers of expats in Dubai there is actually a large number of primary and secondary schools from which you can to choose. Many of the schools also have their own websites where you can learn about the curriculum they follow, after school programs. </li></ul>
<ul><li>you are not allowed to change your child’s school during the academic year. unless approval is given by the Ministry of Education and the circunstances are ‘special’. </li></ul><ul><li>Another restriction you should be aware of is that is you move to Dubai on or after the 1st May each year you can’t enroll your child into the schooling system for that year. Instead you’ll have to enroll for the beginning of the new school year which is usually the beginning of September. </li></ul>Conditions for go to a Dubai’s schools:
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· Another area of need to consider is your child ’ s spoken language(s). Dubai is such a multicultural city which attracts many international families where there may be more than one language spoken at home. This brings up some concerns for education since you must then make some decisions around language, especially considering the great majority of private schools are English-medium. If your child is not a fluent English-speaker, they will be likely to have difficulties accessing the grade-level curriculum which means they will not be able to understand key concepts and vocabulary.
<ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Many factors influence the educational market in Dubai and around the world. There is a growing demand for highly skilled professionals who can meet the challenges of globalization and internationalism and this fuels the development of the educational system and curricula. Now more than ever, parents and educational professionals are recognizing the importance of advanced technological skills, critical thinking, problem-solving and additional language-learning . </li></ul>Trends in education
There are many excellent international schools around the world that have proven to have met these challenges and produced top-quality graduates. Similarly in Dubai there are more and more schools trying to keep up with these world-class standards by implementing recognized curricula and developing wide-ranging programs. Educating children in this international city provides a great opportunity for students of different cultures to learn from one another and come together just as they would within our ever-changing globalized society and work world
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