Monthly Archives:: August 2020

Date Posted: August 31, 2020

    Social distancing in schools comes with its own perks but there are also the negatives. Distance in classrooms maintain discipline, better teaching as students won’t get distracted quickly by talking to their friends. There will be more concentration, teachers will be able to teach more easily as there will be fewer pupils in… Read more »

Date Posted: August 28, 2020

  The Model School in Abu Dhabi welcomed back only 11 pupils at the campus for the first day of term as the majority of the families with children enrolled opted for distance learning from home. Even though small numbers of students are attending, the Indian curriculum school has ensured all required safety measures are… Read more »

Date Posted: August 26, 2020

  Kindergarten to Universities has reopened their campuses for students in China. But as there were recent cases in Xinjiang so they will be in lockdown and students will do online learning remotely from home. The majority of the cities in China are doing much better than other countries; lockdown has been lifted in many cities… Read more »

Date Posted: August 17, 2020

  Dubai is the second biggest city out of the 7 Emirates and has a population of 3.331 million. Dubai is known for its exciting nightlight, luxury shopping, modern buildings, and extraordinary sightseeing. Teaching abroad has its ups and downs. But keep reading to know the pros and cons of teaching in Dubai. The benefits… Read more »

Date Posted: August 12, 2020

  As most children are continuing their studies from home, there’s been a disrupture in their learning pattern as they are not attending schools for education anymore. Meaning many children are falling behind on their education and are not motivated to learn as they aren’t engaging with teachers as much. As a parent, you can… Read more »

Date Posted: August 10, 2020

  Does your child struggle in throwing a ball, writing, or tying their shoes? Visual motor skills are fundamental to a child’s development. Children need adequate visual perceptual abilities to function efficiently in school and at home. When these skills are jeopardized, a child might have problems doing the basics such as doing sports, tracing… Read more »

Date Posted: August 07, 2020

  As we are going through these difficult times, schools should ensure to teacher’s health is taken as a priority as they return from lockdown. Physical and mental health is important; we should be there for each other in these strange times. it has not been a good experience for all, many have developed mental… Read more »

Date Posted: August 05, 2020

  The current pandemic situation has drastically affected teacher recruitment in 2020 and resulting in school closures. Teacher retention improves short term for the teachers that are already located on the ground and have a much higher chance of job security in the nearer future.   Educators should expect pay cuts as most schools are… Read more »

Date Posted: August 03, 2020

  The return to school would be a very different experience for the students and teachers as there will be new measures and guidelines to follow to maintain social distance. With social distancing, there will be a temporary stop to extra-curricular activities, large gatherings to keep a safer environment for all and both students and… Read more »