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Date Posted: November 09, 2015

  The Buck Institute for Education describes Project Based Learning as a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an engaging and complex question, problem, or challenge In other words, Project-based learning is a student-centered method of teaching and learning… Read more »

Date Posted: November 03, 2015

  If you are a fan of baking cookies, muffins, or cakes, you may find that some of your baking ingredients may be missing from the shelves of supermarkets in the Middle East. Then while on a holiday trip back home you decide to stock up and bring back some of these ingredients back into… Read more »

Date Posted: November 03, 2015

  It has been 1 year since we partnered with African Revival; a UK charity which focuses on providing access to quality education in sub-Saharan Africa. African Revival currently has active projects in Uganda and Zambia, and also provides funding for projects taking place in South Sudan. We are happy to announce that today we… Read more »

Date Posted: October 27, 2015

        “Corporal Punishment”, a word that seems so 20th century.  An idea that lives only in history books. A terrifying evil concept that doesn’t belong in classrooms. Then comes the sudden news “Student physically punished by the teacher in the UAE”.  Then comes the surprising horror associated with it.  Corporal punishment?  But… Read more »

Date Posted: October 19, 2015

  Many of us have been there. The moment we reach for our back pocket or purse and the anxiety grows. Our phone isn’t there. At times, a good Samaritan will find the phone and return it to the owner but many times the phone disappears forever and you must learn to live with the… Read more »

Date Posted: October 18, 2015

  If you hold a valid Driving License from a Western country, you can apply for a UAE driving license without undergoing a driving test. You will need to personally visit the Traffic and Licensing Department and bring all required documents:   • Original and photocopy of passport and residency permit • Original Driving License… Read more »

Date Posted: October 16, 2015

    Several questions have come forward with regards to the UAE labour law and the passport standard procedure in the UAE for foreign trained workers.  It is imperative to note that it is illegal and against UAE labour law for schools to hold any worker’s passport after the work visa has been assigned. A… Read more »

Date Posted: October 08, 2015

  Moving abroad is an exciting time but it may also come with many questions and challenges.  A very popular query we have here at SeekTeachers is how to dress for success as a teacher in the Middle East. Although it may seem natural to dress as you do back in your home country it… Read more »

Date Posted: January 04, 2015

The Chinese government has finally decide to change the way that college entrance exams is done. The examination known as gaokao aims to reverse the exam focus education system to help develop standards further.     The Ministry of Education (MoE) announced some changes on the gaokao system on 16th December by asking universities to… Read more »

Date Posted: January 03, 2015

Saudi is on the move as it has announced to open 67 colleges in 4 years.  These colleges will be from the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC).  In a drive to raise standards these 67 colleges will accommodate 150,000 applications for 38 boys colleges and a 29 girls colleges.   The government is investing  5.27 billion Saudi… Read more »