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Gearing up for college? Know what to look for in a university

Gearing up for college? Know what to look for in a university

What to look for when searching for a higher education institute in the UAE The UAE’s diverse population makes it a magnet for university institutes from across the globe. Combine that with the local institutions across the country and parents …

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BRAIN GAMES: Give your child’s grey matter a boost

BRAIN GAMES: Give your child’s grey matter a boost

Help your little Einstein develop their young mind with these brain-training activities They may not be ready for school yet, have mastered potty training or be able to tie their shoelaces, but the truth is that it’s never too early …

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EUREKA: Up and atom as Abu Dhabi Science Festival returns

EUREKA: Up and atom as Abu Dhabi Science Festival returns

The Abu Dhabi Science Festival is back to prove science rocks and this year it’s better than ever… For most of us, science can be summed up by exploding experiments, flasks of chemicals and E=mc². But in a world where …

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FEATURE: Struggling at school? How can extra-classes can help

FEATURE: Struggling at school? How can extra-classes can help

Whether your child is struggling to cope at school, looking for a way to channel creativity or aiming to excel in a chosen subject, there are some great extra tutoring options available… Mountains of homework, a busy extra-curricular schedule and …

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LIFE: Abu Dhabi Science Festival heads to Al Ain

LIFE: Abu Dhabi Science Festival heads to Al Ain

Bright sparks and wannabe Einsteins young and old should head to Al Ain as a newly expanded education festival is set to return in November. Abu Dhabi Science Festival will be returning for its sixth year from 17th to 26th November …

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LEARNING: Two new schools set to open in the capital

LEARNING: Two new schools set to open in the capital

The opening of two new academies in Abu Dhabi has been welcomed as pressure on school places in Abu Dhabi remains high. The West Yas Academy and Al Mamoura Academy were officially opened recently by education provider Aldar Academies and …

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LEARNING: School isn’t just about memorising facts – here’s how education can shape well-rounded students

LEARNING: School isn’t just about memorising facts – here’s how education can shape well-rounded students

Lyn Soppelsa of whichschooladvisor.com weighs in on the varying aspects of schooling that help create well-rounded individuals If we truly are preparing our children ‘for a future we don’t understand and jobs which don’t yet exist’, it stands to reason …

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FAMILY: Help your kids adjust to university life

FAMILY: Help your kids adjust to university life

So your son or daughter is off to university and they (and you) are feeling a little anxious…Don’t worry, here’s your guide to surviving higher education In just the blink of an eye they’ve gone from being tiny babies to …

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CHARITY: Charity aims to light up the lives of the displaced children of the world

CHARITY: Charity aims to light up the lives of the displaced children of the world

Beacon of Hope is lighting the way to literacy in some of the world’s most war torn countries The world is in a state of humanitarian emergency. Syria and Afghanistan all top the headlines on a daily basis for the …

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COMMUNITY: Give your teen a head start with a work placement

COMMUNITY: Give your teen a head start with a work placement

The rules regarding work experience for teens have been updated. Here’s what you need to know and how the move will benefit your teen’s career prospects and place in the wider community  It may be true that the bulk of …

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